5 sunny festivals to celebrate October with Citiliner!
October is upon us and South Africa is bracing for the warm weather and all that festive fun awaiting family and friends.
Here at Citiliner, an affordable and semi-luxurious way to travel across South Africa, we’re a step ahead, planning already for those enjoyable outdoor days.
What better way than to spend them at a festival, where wholesome food and good music meets good vibes?
Here are five of those to get you excited.
Macufe Mangaung African Cultural Festival, Bloemfontein 5-14 October 2018
An initiative of the local Mangaung and Free State Government, this annual festival is quickly becoming a South African favourite. It brings together celebrated South African and international artists to the backdrop of a proudly African energy.
Here, you can experience the best of jazz, gospel, kwaito, hip-hop, R&B, rock and classical music, including everything from dance, drama and cabaret, to traditional arts and comedy.
Depending on the day, tickets range from free to R350. Book your Citiliner bus ticket to Bloemfontein and enjoy the Macufe Mangaung African Cultural Festival.
Wine on the River, Cape Town 26-28 October 2018
This welcoming Western Cape festival is a wine-focused family event where you can take in extraordinary Cape views to the backdrop of a fresh, spring energy.
Explore the #TastetheLifestyle tent with an exciting line up of tutored wine-tasting with a local winemaker. Then, unwind and take in the fresh country air while enjoying local country cuisine and music. With tickets starting at R150, it’s affordable too! Travel with Citiliner and book your ticket to Cape Town today!
Rocking the Daisies, Darling 5-7 October 2018
If you’re a fan of great music and youthful energy, then this one is definitely for you. Rocking the Daisies is an eco-friendly music and lifestyle festival that takes place in the scenic hills of the Cloof Wine Estate in Darling, just north of Cape Town.
As it does year after year, Rocking the Daisies offers the best in live entertainment, lifestyle exhibitions and gourmet food, and is the go-to October festival across the breadth of young South Africa. Travel with Citiliner to Cape Town and make your way to this exciting festival.
The Tshwane Food Festival, Pretoria 27 October 2018
Held in Fountains Valley, Pretoria, the Tshwane food festival is one of the most celebrated festivals of its kind in Gauteng. Local foodies gather to give festival-goers a taste of their best African and international dishes while talented artists ensure the crowd is entertained.
With tickets starting from R150 for adults and R50 for kids, it’s good for the pocket too. Certainly, you and your loved ones are bound to have a good time. Book your bus ticket from Cape Town to Pretoria and enjoy the Tshwane Food Festival.
The Hermanus Wine and Food Festival 5-6 October 2018
Yet another wine festival in the heart of a Cape spring, the Hermanus Wine and Food Festival is one for the whole family.
Situated in the Overberg wine region where one can find some of the most sought-after wines in the country, the festival invites you to taste your way through some of your local favourites.
Wineries from Elgin to Elim come together to present festival goers with an unforgettable experience within an affordable space of the highest quality. Book your Citiliner bus ticket to Cape Town and make your way to The Hermanus Wine and Food Festival.
Book your Citiliner bus ticket to Cape Town from:
Johannesburg starting at R620.00
Bloemfontein starting at R500.00
There you have it: Come October, come the spring festival season!
So, from Citiliner to you, from the most affordable way to travel by bus in South Africa to all festival goers, enjoy every last minute of it and get festive.
Book your Citiliner ticket today at www.citliner.co.za or call our 24hrs Customer Care/Reservations on 011 611 8000 | 087 352 0352.