Annual Events

The South Coast hosts various popular events around the year, most of which fall within school holidays.

Annual Bullslingers Tube Race

Each year in February the Bullslingers Club arranges the annual Tube race on the Umzimkulu River, as a fund raising event for the clubs various charity initiatives.

South Coast Air Show

In March the annual South Coast Air Show is hosted at the Margate Airport, and draws crowds from all over South Africa.

Sardine Mountain Bike Classic

June mountain bike event held in Port Edward

Sardine Half Marathon

The annual Sardine Half Marathon is a well supported winter event that forms part of the Sardine Festival. Run or walk from Umtentweni to the Hibberdene tennis court.

Lake Eland Multi Sport Challenge

Sports event held at Lake Eland nature reserve in July.

UGU Jazz Festival

Featuring the top Jazz artists, the UGU District Municipality organizes the UGU Jazz festival in June evey year.

South Coast Lions Show

In June each year the South Coast Lions Club stages the annual Lions Show on the Port Shepstone borough grounds.

Mallards Mercury Ski-Boat Festival

Held at St Michaels in July. Confirmed dates for 2009 are Wednesday 1st to Saturday 4th July.
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Sardine Soap Box Derby

The annual Soap Box Derby is held in Scottburgh in July.

Umtamvuna Portuguese Carnival

Held in Port Edward in July, this new event to the annual calendar is sure to be a hit with locals, and holiday makers. More on the annual Umtamvuna Portuguese Carnival.

Loerie Awards

Loerie Awards use Margate as the destination of choice for their annual awards ceremony in July.


Last Updated (Friday, 07 August 2009 16:46)

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