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Colourful Festival In Village That Time Forgot

Share a day of joy at the Tesselaarsdal Annual Festival and enjoy mountain biking, craft stalls, refreshments, competitions, music, dance and a beauty pageant

The annual Tessies Fees invites you to enjoy a fun day out at 86Farm811 near Caledon on 1 December. Visit this unique Overberg village that time forgot. There will be plenty to do and you can even camp over.

THE LINE-UP AT THE 2018 TESSELAARSDAL ANNUAL FESTIVAL
8am MTB race starts
10am MTB winners announcement
10am Stalls: Food and craft
12pm Potjie Kos Kompetisie (food competition)
1pm Locals performance
2pm Miss Tesselaarsdal beauty pageant
3pm Bar opens
4pm Mode Parade (fashion show)
5pm Local Talent
5:30pm Bronwyn Wyngaard (performance)
6pm Lynn Ferreira (performance)
630pm Jean Reichart (performance)
7pm Emile Minnie (performance)
8pm Magdel Spanellis (performance)
8:45pm Marthinus Rossouw (performance)
9:30pm Johan and Jean Reichert (performance)
10pm Karaoke and disco until late

STAY OVER
There is a spacious site next to The Kleinrivier to pitch your tents or park your 4x4 and stay over for a night in Tesselaarsdal.

MOUNTAIN BIKING
Sign up for the fun Tesselaarsdal MTB Race online at Entry Ninja.

The race starts at 8am on Saturday 1 December. It costs R70 to enter the 14km race and R150 to enter the 40km race. The route begins at the festival on Tesselaarsdal Main Road and through local farms on portions of previous (2017) and future Cape Absa Epic (2019) routes. Medics will be available.



TICKETS TO THE 2018 TESSELAARSDAL ANNUAL FESTIVAL
Tickets cost R40–R100 at the gate and can be booked online at Quicket. You can also contact the performers and you can negotiate an individual package.

This event is sponsored by Tesselaarsdal Hiking and MTB Trails (TAG), a registered NPO.

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