SHONGWENI CRAFT FEST – 9th August

A festival of live music and craft brewing. Beer, gin, cider and wine. Gourmet food, and an extensive range of market produce and lifestyle crafts.

One of the many special attractions of the Market is the wonderful ‘Kids Zone’. Safe, and specifically designed for the entertainment of our little ones.

Join us at CraftFest 2018 and meet the craft makers – a festival of craft beer, gin, cider and wine, gourmet food and exclusive lifestyle crafts.

Attractions:

  • Live music stage including: Bad Peter, black Whiskey, Simpl3 Stori3s and Acoustic duo; Qadasi and Maqhinga
  • Delicious food vendors
  • More than 15 vendors specialising in hand-crafted beer, funky cocktails, mocktails and gin and tonic on tap
  • Unique crafters showcasing their talent.
  • Secure parking
  • Kids play area within the festival

Date: 9 August 2018
Time: 8 am – 3:30 pm
Venue: Shongweni Farmers market

Early Bird Tickets: 12th July – 23rd July ONLY
Adults R210 (not R280) and R100 Craft Fest Entrance Fee = R310
Pensioners R173 (not R230) and R100 Craft Fest Entrance Fee = R273
Kids R173 (not R230) and R50 Craft Fest Entrance Fee (12- 17 years) = R223
Kids R173 (not R230) and FREE Craft Fest Entrance (2 – 12 years) = R173

Ticket Fees after 23rd July
Adults R280 and R100 Craft Fest Entrance Fee = R380
Pensioners R230 and R100 Craft Fest Entrance Fee = R330
Kids R230 and R50 Craft Fest Entrance Fee (12- 17 years) = R280
Kids R230 and FREE Craft Fest Entrance (2 – 12 years) = R230

The Holiday Express departs conveniently from the security of the Premier Lounge, Durban Station with its own private platform. Travelling time is just on one hour to Shongweni and 90 minutes to Scottburgh, with a selection of refreshments available on board – vouchers should be purchased during registration. Convenient boom protected parking is available immediately outside the Lounge.

Thursday 9th August

The upmarket KZN Business Express departs from the Premier Business Lounge, Durban Station.

  • 8am – Registration
  • 9am – Train Departs for Shongweni
  • 10am – Arrival in Shongweni.  Board the coaches
  • 10h30 – Arrival at the CraftFest and Farmers Market
  • 14h00 – Coaches leave the Market for Shongweni Station
  • 14h30 – The Holiday Express departs for Durban
  • 15h30 – Arrival in Durban

Book your Tickets below!

– Adults 12 onwards. (R280 per person)
– Babies 2 and under Free – sitting on parents laps.
– Kids 3- 12. (R230 per kid)
– Pensioners. (R230 per person)
– Family Deal (R920): 2 Adults and 2 Children under 12

More About the Shongweni Train Trip

Registration on day of departure will be in the Premier Business Lounge at Durban Railway Station. The Premier Business Lounge can be accessed up the ramp from Jelf Taylor Crescent, which is between Umgeni Road and Masabalala Yengwa Avenue (previously NMR Avenue), just to the north of Durban’s central business district, and not far from the intersection with Somtseu Road.  Secure, boom-protected parking is available to Holiday Express clients, up the ramp on the second floor just outside the entrance to the Lounge.

The route inland passes through two tunnels and stops will be made at the waterfalls to allow passengers to take photographs.

A range of refreshments, including wine, beer, soft drinks, peanuts and chips etc. will be available on the train. Remember to purchase your cash vouchers at registration.  You are also welcome to bring your own refreshments with you.

For the comfort of all passengers no smoking is allowed on the trains.

At this time of the year it could still be warm.  Suggest you dress accordingly, but bring something warm should the conditions change.

Delicious snacks, pastries, light meals and refreshments, including a wide range of locally brewed craft beers will also available from the many stalls in the market.

Delicious snacks, pastries, light meals and refreshments, including a wide range of locally brewed craft beers will also available from the many stalls in the market.

It’s time now to book your tickets!

– Adults 12 onwards. (R280 per person)
– Babies 2 and under Free – sitting on parents laps.
– Kids 3- 12. (R230 per kid)
– Pensioners. (R230 per person)
– Family Deal (R920): 2 Adults and 2 Children under 12

The Fine Print

Validity: Valid for Thursday 9th August 2018 only.

PLEASE ALSO NOTE THAT IN THE EVENT OF UNSCHEDULED TRACK AND/OR SIGNAL MAINTENANCE IT MAY BE NECESSARY FOR PRASA TO CLOSE THE LINE BETWEEN CERTAIN STATIONS WHEN A LINKING BUS SERVICE WILL BE PROVIDED.

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Drink Responsibly. Not for Sale to Persons under 18 years old.

Kindly note. The Shongweni Farmers and Craft Market will be levying an entrance fee for their CraftFest on the 9th August. The Market offers a discount on pre-booked entrance fees. Contact Quicket for your online entrance fee payments: www.quicket.co.za

Book your Tickets below!