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Rev Up for Family Adventure at the Garden Route Family Expo!


Gear up for a weekend of unforgettable family fun at the Garden Route Family Expo, happening at the picturesque Bartelsfontein farm in Mossel Bay from 26 to 28 April 2024. Celebrating its 6th anniversary, this expo promises an extraordinary adventure for families, exhibitors, and ordinary people seeking a unique showcase experience.

A Family-Focused Festivity


The Garden Route Family Expo isn’t just an event; it’s a family-oriented adventure that unfolds in open green spaces, providing a safe and friendly environment away from the hustle and bustle of town life. The expo is a fusion of experiences catering to every family member, ensuring a memorable adventure for all.

Gear up with Excitement – Win a Next Gen Ford Raptor!

Buckle up for the chance of a lifetime! As part of the festivities, the Garden Route Family Expo presents the Ford Raptor competition. Purchase a ticket for just R250, and you could be the lucky winner of a Next Gen Ford Raptor, sponsored by Ford Mossel Bay. The winner will be announced on Saturday, 27 April, giving you the exhilarating opportunity to drive off with this happiness from Bartelsfontein farm at the actual event. Imagine conquering off-road trails in your brand-new Ford Raptor, exploring the untamed beauty of the Garden Route and beyond. Your next family adventure just got a whole lot more thrilling! Get your tickets now to stand a chance to win big time – and remember as always, terms and conditions apply!

Explore Diverse Exhibits for Every Interest

The Garden Route Family Expo offers a diverse range of exhibits to cater to every family member’s interests. Join The 4×4 Outdoor Expo to discover everything you need for your outdoor adventures, from camping essentials to off-road and 4×4 gear. The Unique Home Expo awaits DIY enthusiasts with interactive workshops and innovative solutions for home and business spaces.

Alternatively, you could step into the Health & Lifestyle Pavilion to make informed choices that nurture your body, mind, and soul. Engage with experts and explore exhibits focusing on nutrition, fitness, mental health, holistic wellness, and sustainable living.

For a celebration of South African arts and crafts, visit The Garden Route Handmade Pavilion. Discover handcrafted treasures that display the rich creativity and vibrant spirit of local artisans.

Indulge Local Artists and in Locally Distilled Treasures

Raise a glass to the craftsmanship behind South Africa’s award-winning breweries and distilleries. The expo offers a delightful journey through the flavours and aromas of locally distilled wines, craft beers, gins, rums, and more. Savour the richness of the country’s viticulture heritage and immerse yourself in the art of distillation. There will also be top-notch entertainment, music and artists from throughout the country bringing with them their individual and specific genre of vibe to crank up the festivities.

Culinary Delights for All Ages

Embark on a culinary journey that captures the heart and soul of South Africa through its unique and flavourful cuisine. From traditional braai to homemade vetkoek and chakalaka, our food stalls cater to every palate, ensuring each family member finds something to relish.

Ultimate Weekend Getaway

Elevate your experience by camping on-site and immersing yourself in nature. Book a self-camp site for the perfect retreat, offering daily access to all the excitement and activities at the expo. Stay connected with access to electricity and refresh at your leisure with on-site shower facilities. Don’t miss the chance to create lasting memories with family and friends in a scenic setting that combines the joys of camping with the excitement of this family-uniting event. Book your self-camp site now and ensure you’re at the heart of the festivities!

Click below to see what happened at last year’s event:

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Day passes are available at the gate:
6 to 13 – R25 Per Day | R60 Per Weekend
14 to 64 – R65 Per Day | R165 Per Weekend
65+ – R45 Per Day | R100 Per Weekend

Don’t miss out on this family-focused adventure! Book your day visitor tickets at the gate and for exhibitors looking to be part of this extraordinary showcase, sign up here. The Garden Route Family Expo awaits, promising an unforgettable experience for everyone. Join them for a weekend filled with adventure, exploration, and family fun!

Click on the gallery below to see what kind of activities and fun will be at this family event:

Map to the Garden Route Family Expo

If you would like to enquire about the event, book a ticket or become a vendor simply fill out the enquiry form below and one of the Garden Route Family Expo staff members will get back to you. Alternatively, click here to be redirected to their website or you can call Kallie on 082 335 8231.

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