Tickets for the biggest bike festival on the continent are selling fast with limited spaces still available! Bikers, music lovers and festival enthusiasts are encouraged to book now for African Bike Week Festival – hosted by Ray Nkonyeni Municipality and powered by Bike Fest SA – taking place on the KZN South Coast from Margate to St Michaels from 28 to 30 April.
“We’ve been blown away by the speed with which tickets for the African Bike Week Festival have sold so far – it’s clear that, after two years in lockdown, people are excited to be attending in-person festivals once again!” said event organiser, Vicky Wentzel. “We’ve used this time to plan what’s set to be an incredible biker event with a full programme of mass rides, parades, stunt shows, musical entertainment and retail – all celebrating Africa’s vibrant biker culture.”
Sikhumbuzo Mqadi, Mayor of Ray Nkonyeni Municipality, said the KZN South Coast, which is a well-known biker destination, is proud to be hosting this unifying event: “There will be biking fraternities and musicians from across African in attendance, all coming together to celebrate the dynamic biker culture. This is also a wonderful opportunity for visitors to explore the many offerings of the KZN South Coast, from our Blue Flag beaches and outdoor adventures to quality retail and cuisine options.”
Tickets to African Bike Week Festival are limited in number, which is why those looking to secure a spot must book early at www.howler.co.za/africanbikeweek.
Ticket options for African Bike Week:
– Early Bird Day Pass: R150
– Normal Day Pass: R200
– Biker Day Pass: R150
– Biker Weekend Pass: R300
– Normal Weekend Pass: R450
– Gate Tickets (if not sold out): R250 per day
– Children under 12 enter free
R20 from every ticket sold will go towards charity initiatives run by Bikers Unite.
Organisers are also rewarding the most dedicated attendees! The bike club that presents itself at African Bike Week Festival with the biggest number of members, will take home the R50 000 cash prize – and all participants have the chance to win a motorcycle!
The African Bike Week Festival programme
- Two rocking stages hosting artists including USA’s Alton Miller, and top musicians from across the African continent including AKA, Bok Van Blerk, Ghapi, Die Heuwels Fantasties, Thebe, Refentse, Kwesta, Refentse, Gizela, Brendan Peyper, Mona Lee and many more;
- The Motorcycle Zone: dealer and brand displays; custom painting, bike-related products and accessories, and custom bike show with prizes;
- The Food Village featuring a range of food trucks catering to all tastes;
- The Craft Village featuring a variety of stalls and vendors;
- The Lifestyle Zone: tattoo artists, piercings and jewellery;
- The Kids Zone: Face painting, jumping castles, fun rides, beach activations;
- The Extreme Zone: King Donut Burnout shows, Le Riche Brothers stunt shows, bikini bike wash;
- Drink and bar areas with multiple lounges
- VIP, VVIP and corporate hospitality suites.
- Outrides, fringe festival shuttle tours, and shisanyama tours;
- After-parties and pre-selected venues;
- Scenic helicopter rides; and
- Mass rides and offshoot parades visiting Izongolweni and Gamalakhe.
Book your accommodation now to enjoy a free event shuttle service when staying at one of African Bike Week Festival’s official event venues.
To book contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
All artists, media and VVIP guests will be transported by BMW Shelly Beach and Supertech Group with Wolf Security providing security. Call Towing Recovery is also offering free towing for breakdown bikes between Umtentweni and Southbroom.
For anyone wanting to check out beach conditions on the day, there are three live webcams located at KZN South Coast beaches:
Margate Beach: www.southafricawebcams.co.za/places/margate-beach-webcam/
Southbroom Beach: www.southafricawebcams.co.za/places/southbroom-beach-webcam/ St Michael’s Beach: www.southafricawebcams.co.za/places/st-michaels-beach-webcam/