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Kirkwood Wildsfees

The ABSA Kirkwood Wildsfees is raising the bar on its winning recipe of wild activities, including live performances by top South African artists, a wine, jazz and gourmet food lifestyle expo, Kids Zone fun, adrenaline rides, 300 specialist stalls, a massive beer tent, the Isuzu 4×4 Extreme Challenge, a premier game auction, agricultural and wildlife expos, and much much more… Entertain the whole family and Go wild in the Eastern Cape this winter

Now in its eleventh year, the Wildsfees attracted 40 000 visitors in 2012, making it one of South Africa’s top events – and the only festival to include an auction of premier game. Visitors browse at over 300 speciality stalls, and savour the unusual game and gourmet foods on offer. There is also a choice of the best vintages from select wine cellars.

The Kidz Zone is the place for the younger members, while the rest are entertained by shows, live jazz and many of the country’s top artists on the Eastern Cape’s biggest stage. Headline acts include Karen Zoid, Elvis Blue, Arno Carstens, Emo Adams, and Chris Chameleon and band.

Kirkwood Wildsfees Accommodation

Situated in the heart of Malaria Free Addo, on the doorstep of the Addo Elephant National Park, and close to the many private reserves of the Greater Addo Region. Chrislin Addo Lodge is a tranquil retreat offering visitors to the Kirkwood Festival, Bed & Breakfast accommodation in a relaxed setting. Evenings are spent sharing tales of the Kirkwood Wildsfees Activities around a roaring fire, whilst enjoying starlit Boma Dinners in Sneezewoods Boma.