WHEN? 7 - 9  September 2018

Join us for the most wholesome weekend of 2018, full of culture and community!

This will be our 11th year running!

The Namaqualand Flower Festival is for the whole family and is filled with adventure, flowers, camping, dancing, running, singing, star gazing, culture  education, laughing, bush walks, traditional dance, bushman paintings, Botany, Bees, Conservation, Foraging, Music, Black eagles, Prize giving and one of our favorite, Open mic! All while mixing with like-minded people.

There is more but this will remain a surprise until we release the full itinerary in August.


*(This is subject to reshuffling and the final Itinerary to be released in August)


Gates open for registration: 11am (we encourage you to arrive as early as possible)
Calling the ancestors with Oom Petrus
Secret Sunset
Stargazing with Jacques
23:00 Registration closes


06:00 Early registration opens 
06:45 Registration closes

Morning offers 3 distance trail runs available for adventurous runners - a challenging 21km (for experienced runners only), a scenic 9km trail and a family fun 4km route. Workshop (Beekeeping, traditional dancing)
kids zone opens - (magician, storytelling)
Nature walk with Jacques
Open mic
Bands start
Silent disco


Breathing workshop 
Live Act
Bast and Grants famous prize giving
This is one of our favorite parts of the event and in something most regret having missed.
Take time to relax on Sunday morning, don't rush, let's end off the weekend together with our traditional end of festival prize giving which will have you feeling elated and complete from the holistic weekend. 

This year's festival is bigger and more action packed than the last! We have heard your requests and have made great improvements to make the fun even more fun and your experience even more joy-filled.


"Family Zone" - a separate camping area for families with young children.
General Camping will be as usual, closer to the action.
Daisy Glamping, for a bit of luxury.
Important Note: Please make sure you purchase the correct ticket for the camping zone you prefer.

A children's play zone will be provided and will feature activities and exciting entertainment to keep your children active, stimulated and enriched all weekend long.


*** LIMITED ENTIRES available for all ticket options ***

Short Route Early Bird - R700
Long Route Early Bird - R700
General Entry Early Bird - R700

General entry-Non runners - R850
General entry Short Route - R850
General entry Long Route - R850

Daisy Glamping Zone - R1900


  • The trail run (If booked)
  • All weekend activities
  • Camping (General camping Zone) for the Friday and the Saturday night
  • Band and music and a cash bar on the Saturday night

*The Glamping ticket option for those wanting a bit of comfort.
This includes - 

  • A tent provided for you and set up prior to your arrival
  • Glamping area is up in a private area above the rest of the camping
  • Glamping kitchenette area with stove and kettle provided
  • Glamping entry includes a run
  • All the weekend activities

** Please note: Any ticket / run distance changes contact mailto:support@quicket.co.za

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Friday 7th September 11am

Saturday 8th September 6:00am - 6:45am on the morning of the race


Prizes will be awarded for the first 3 males and females to finish in each race, as well as plenty of great prizes on the day.

Start Time:

The Long route starts at 7:15am. All competitors are required to be at the start for race briefing at 7:00am.

The short route starts at 7:45am.


If rustic camping is not for you - Accommodation available on request at the venue. info@gifberg.co.za 

There is also accommodation available in Vanrhynsdorp. Please visit Tourism for more info.

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