SHONGWENI CRAFT FEST – 29 APRIL

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: Majozi, InDeep, The Kickstands, Black Whiskey and an exciting collaboration between Gary Nixon and Rudi Greyvenstein.
  • 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: 29 April 2018.
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Venue: Shongweni Farmers market
Ticket costs including a free glass
R100 for adults, presale. R120 at door.
Children 12 -17 R50. Kids under 12 free.

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.

Sunday 29th April

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

Kindly note. The Shongweni Farmers and Craft Market will be levying an entrance fee for their CraftFest on the 29th April. The Market offer a discount on pre-booked entrance fees. Contact Quicket for your online entrance fee payments: www.quicket.co.za

BOOK TRAIN TRIP TICKETS

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!

– Family Deal: 2 Adults and 2 Children under 12. – R800
– Babies: 2 and under– No charge when sitting on parents laps.
– Children: 3 to under 12 years old – R200.
– Adults & Teenagers 12 years and older – R250 per person.

Kindly note. The Shongweni Farmers and Craft Market will be levying an entrance fee for their CraftFest on the 29th April. The Market offer a discount on pre-booked entrance fees. Contact Quicket for your online entrance fee payments: www.quicket.co.za

BOOK TRAIN TRIP TICKETS

The Fine Print

Validity: Valid for Saturday 29th April 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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– 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

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 29th April. The Market offers a discount on pre-booked entrance fees. Contact Quicket for your online entrance fee payments: www.quicket.co.za