EVENTS & FESTIVALS
The first of its kind, Mpumalanga Show will be held from 31 August to 3 September at the Mbombela stadium this year. It will be a showcase for the diverse agriculture, forestry, tourism, and wildlife offerings of the Province while also serving as a hub for innovation, collaboration, and the exchanging of ideas. The heart of the Mpumalanga Show will be extensive Show grounds with stalls, exhibitions, workshops, active demonstrations, livestock competitions that will be established around the Mbombela stadium, on the outskirts of the capital city. There will also be fun and excitement for the whole family with unique play activities for children, an upmarket food court, farmers fresh produce market, beer tent, arts and craft stalls as well as an entertainment area. Well-known musicians such as Adam Tas, Rikus Nel and Majozi will also be in action at the Show. We are considering more entertainment for young and old to come and enjoy.
Dates: 31 August – 3 September 2017
Venue: Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit
THE 2017 AGFO EXPO
The AGFO expo, the preferred trade platform for the agriculture and forestry sectors, proved
extremely successful last year and, with the number of sponsors and exhibitors that have already come on board for 2017, it promises a wide variety of sector-specific exhibitors and a successful networking and trade platform. Exciting events on the programme include a networking function, an agriculture and forestry forum, product & equipment demonstrations, various competitions, ‘boeresport’, fire-fighting demonstrations, and entertainment for children and adults including jumping castles and live music.
Dates: 14 –16 September 2017
Venue: Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre, White River, Mpumalanga
THE 2017 KISHUGU LOWVELD AIR SHOW
The Kishugu Lowveld Air Show returns for another adrenaline pumping event at the Nelspruit Airport. This family-friendly event is a must for aviation enthusiasts and anyone seeking a fun-filled day out in the Lowveld sun.
Dates: To Be Confirmed
Venue: Nelspruit airfield
Time: 10h00 – 18h00
INNIBOS NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL 2018
InniBos is an iconic Afrikaans arts festival showcasing the best of Afrikaans music, theatre, cabaret, children’s theatre, literature and the visual arts – ‘innibos’ in the heart of Nelspruit.
Every year Innibos welcomes an ever increasing number of people, with over 100 000 festival goers attending in 2017.
The key attractions of the festival are the performances, some 200 musicians, actors and artists showcase their talents at this family-friendly festival.
In addition to the performances, over 200 numerous art, craft, and food stalls are open to the public and create a vibrant epicentre for the festival.
Dates: 27 June - 30 June 2018