Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Taste Away - Craft Festival Durban

Festivals around SA are becoming a big thing of recent, whether it be Craft Beer Festivals, Street Food Festivals, Craft Gin Festivals and I could really go on, but you get the point. The locals have really taken to these and love spending the day out with friends and family, enjoying what that there is to offer at each of these unique festivals. With this in mind, it was only a matter of time before someone decided to combine all the favourite craft elements into one quintessential occasion, the organisers dub it "a vacation for the senses where one would enjoy everything from craft beer and gourmet food vendors, to thrilling live entertainment and music, to artisan gin and epicurean desserts.

For many, it ticks all the right boxes and there's a variety for everyone's taste so it is the perfect festival to attend, plus being on the  public holiday weekend, there's no need to worry about the hangover the next day. Some of the listed attractions are a live music stage, loads of craft brewers, artisanal gin, scrumptious food vendors, secure parking, fully stocked bar for non-beer/ gin drinkers and the festival is for all ages, being a family friendly event with a kids area. 

Catch live performances on the day from local artists such as Easy Freak, The Kickstands, Lubz (ECR) Catlike Thieves and Gavin Ferguson Music. Tickets are available online via Webtickets or at Pick n Pay. Note, Webtickets do add a small booking fee upon purchase. Prices for tickets are as follows.

Adults phase 1: R130
Adults phase 2: R150
Kids (ages 2-13): R60

Phase 1 tickets are currently 53% sold, so hurry up if you want that discount! The festival takes place on the Kings Park outer fields, with free on field parking allocated for the day, however, parking will be offered on a first come, first served basis as space is limited. Organisers encourage attendees to carpool or to use taxi services such as Uber or Taxify. Alternatively you can make use of parking spaces in Kings Park Stadium Complex or surrounding areas. 

For more information, visit their Facebook page, or email them at

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