Families, wine lovers, foodies and outdoor and sporting enthusiasts can all enjoy Plett thanks to a lively event calendar. Plan your visit around a festival or sporting event or just pop in for a quick weekend getaway.

Yearly leisure events include the Plett Music & Jazz Festival in February, the Plett MAD Festival (Music, Arts & Drama) and the Plett Food Film Festival in June/July and the Sasfin Plett Wine & Bubbly Festival in October.

Renowned outdoor sporting and adventure events include the Penny Pinchers Challenge over the Easter holidays, the Dr Evil MTB Classic and the Africa Otter Trail in September and The Plett Trail slackpacking experience between the months of May – November. These are just a few sporting highlights to be considered.


Calendar of Events

There is always lots happening in Plett – current and upcoming events. View the Events Calendar to plan your next visit. For an updated list of events and festivals in the area, please go to.


Plett Rage

1 – 8 December 2017 Plett Rage Student Festival The 2017 Plett Rage Student Festival will begin on 1 December 2017 and will run over an 8 day period from 1 – 8 December 2017. Once your accommodation booking has been confirmed you will need to purchase a Rage Pass which will give entry to […]


Plett ARTS Festival

Colour, sound, memorable performances and feasting on fabulous food. What… where? Plettenberg Bay presents a three-week celebration of the arts. For three fun filled weeks you can satiate your arty self at The Plett ARTS Festival; relishing in music, drama and comedy, art exhibitions, and award-winning films. As always, Plett presents a one-of-a-kind backdrop to […]


Sasfin Plett Wine & Bubbly Festival

For a little taste of that extraordinary Plett feeling, plan ahead and take a trip in October to the Plett Wine & Bubbly Festival The following establishments offer specials on accommodation during the Plett Wine & Bubbly Festival.