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Port St. Francis Calamari Classic Festival 2014

The Port St Francis Calamari Classic Festival has been running for 17 years and takes place st the Port in St. Francis Bay. This is one of the Eastern Cape's most popular and loved annual events.

The festival will take place on heritage day weekend, the 25-27 September 2014 and celebrates the heritage of St. FrancisBay, sports, lifestyle and, of course, calamari!

The festival has long been a favourite in particular with golfers and bowlers, and the sporting program has this year been extended with a two day doubles squash tournament and a dedicated sports day at Port St Francis.

The first sporting event on the day is a 5km/10km run followed by a swimming event around the jetties (400m, 800m or the Port St FrancisMile), a mid-day surfski race, the 'anything that float's competition around the jetties, a 5km trail run afternoon run and a mountainbike night ride.

One of the key attractions of the weekend is the night market which kicks off on Friday evening between 5pm and 9pm. There are arts and crafts stalls, food stalls, a calamari cookout and live music and entertainment.

On Saturday and Sunday, the Port St Francis Open Day takes place with more craft stalls and food stalls, kids competitions and evening entertainment.

On Sunday only, the market will also play host to a jetski run, boat rides, a fishing competition, informative talks and Chez Patrick's Music on the Square.

The Festival opens at 8am daily and runs through till late.

While care has been taken to ensure that information contained on the Sleeping-OUT website is true and correct at the time of publication, changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact on the accuracy of this information. Sleeping-OUT gives no warranty or assurance, and makes no representation as to the accuracy or reliability of any information or advice contained on the website, or that it is suitable for your intended use. Sleeping-OUT recommends always confirming the details of the event with the organiser before booking accommodation.

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Event Details

Type: Food & Wine
Start: 25 Sep 2014 08:00
End: 27 Sep 2014 23:59
Port St. Francis
St. Francis Bay
South Africa
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