SPAR Summer Festival

SPAR Summer Festival

The SPAR Summer Festival is a weekend of awesome fun family sporting events and includes Africa's oldest open water swimming event - the SPAR River Mile - established in 1924 at Redhouse and celebrating its 94th anniversary in 2018.

The Festival takes place at Cannonville slipway (Sundays River) on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th Feb 2018 with a wide variety of crafts, vendors, beer garden and sporting events suitable for the entire familly on offer.

Entry into the festival area is just R20 (kids 10u free) whilst participants wearing their relevant race wrist bands get free entry.

Castle Lite Beer Garden

Zsports Castle Lite Beer GardenSomething for the whole family with entertainment, vendors, food stalls, crafters, exhibitors, displays, Rotary Kids Zone and Castle Lite Beer Garden.

Plenty parking with attendants on site in this tranquil village just 30km outside Port Elizabeth. See Festival Program for further information.


Vendors, Stall & Exhibitors

All vendors are required to apply for sites by completing the Vendor Application Form. Click here to download.


Wimpy Rotary Kidzone

Zsports Wimpy Rotary Kids ZoneThe Rotary Club of PE Sunrise host a massive kids play area filled with inflatables. Entry into the Wimpy Rotary Kids Zone is just R30 per day with the kids being supervised by members of the Rotary club and their helpers. Tickets are available at the Kids Zone entrance with all proceeds going towards community projects managed by the Rotary Club of Port Elizabeth Sunrise which meets every Friday morning between 7am and 8am at the Jonesses (Bloomingdale Centre, Main Road Walmer).


Event Information and Fees

For more specific information on the events and the entry fees see our Event Info Page.


Naming Sponsor
SPAR Eastern Cape

The only professional non-profit sport event organisation in the Eastern Cape offering exciting, and often different, sport events for the greater community.