Ficksburg Cherry Festival 2017 from 16 – 18 November 2017. Ficksburg town is situated in the foothills of the Maluti Mountains, bordering the mountain Kingdom of Lesotho. As the ‘Cherry Capital of the World’, Ficksburg annually hosts the Ficksburg Cherry Festival, which runs from 16 to 18 November 2017. A number of programs will be running concurrently throughout the festival, from the Main Program, Children’s Events, Live Music to Workshops. The Wine and Chocolate Pairings are back by popular demand. There will be an introduction to Cooking with Cherries and a range of Sporting Events like the fun run and road cycle race. Everyone in the whole family are bound to have a marvellous time!
The Cherry Jazz Festival – a one day event on SATURDAY, 11 NOVEMBER at the Ficksburg Showgrounds. It starts in the late afternoon and carries on until the early hours of the next morning. The Cherry Jazz Festival is part of the well known Cherry Festival which is South Africa’s oldest crop festival, started way back in 1967.
Ficksburg Cherry Festival 2017 Information:
Ficksburg Cherry Festival, 16 – 18 November 2017
Cherry Jazz Festival, Saturday, 11 November 2017 WHERE:
Ficksburg, Free State TICKETS:
Buy your ticket at the showground entrance or at computicket. ACTIVITIES: 1. Cherry Festival 2017 Main Programme –
http://cherryfestival.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/cherry-festival-programme-2017.pdf 2. MTB Race –
Saturday, 18 November 2017 at the Ficksburg Golf Club
Challenge: 25km, 40km & 60km
Kiddies Ride: 2km & 8km
Fun Ride: 15km
Enter Online: www.entrytime.com 3. KidZone –
Kids’ Programme @ http://cherryfestival.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/kids-programme-2017.pdf 4. Cherry Race –
Saturday, 18 November 2017