Festivals in Mpumalanga & Limpopo
Tonteldoos Peach Festival
When: March or April
The Tonteldoos Peach Festival happens in late March or early April in the village of Tonteldoos, some 20km northwest of Dullstroom and two hours from Johannesburg. It offers peaches and pretty much everything that can be made from the fruit, including peach mampoer.
Ellisras Bushveld Festival
Where: Lephalele (Ellisras)
First held in 1986, the Ellisras Bushveld Festival takes place in early July in the heart of the bushveld, 280km north from Pretoria in the Waterberg district of Limpopo. The festival includes cattle shows, a game auction, horse jumping, dog shows, agricultural activities, a three-day battle for the best 4x4 competition, a game farms expo, hunting opportunities, bird- and tree-identification competitions, boerewors and other traditional foods, a beer tent and huge camp fires.