Port Alfred Easter Festival – What’s On During The First Few Days. 

Port Alfred – Just days before the Port Alfred Easter Festival kicks off, here is an update on what is in store over those first few days. The Port Alfred Easter Festival is presented by Sunshine Coast Port Alfred Tourism.



Thursday 28th



Surfing: Opening Function


There will be an opening function at the Royal St Andrews Hotel on Thursday evening at 6 p.m. This function is open to all surfers, bodyboarders, media, parents, and anyone who wants to attend.


The speakers will be Surfing South Africa Vice President Anne Wright, Royal St Andrews Hotel MD Justin Bekker, Bodyboarding representative and Business Chairperson Clinton Millard, Kowie Boardriders Chair Mickey Witthuhn and NSRI Station 11 Spokesperson Chris Pike. Chris will also give a brief safety demonstration.



Friday 29th


Fishing: Species Spectacular Fishing Contest



The Species Spectacular Fishing Competition, presented by the Port Alfred River and Ski Boat Club, starts with a 5 a.m. launch on Friday morning



Surfing: Rip Curl GromSearch

photo: Louis Wulff



The Rip Curl GromSearch, presented by Royal St Andrews and supported by Sea Harvest, kicks off at 7:30 a.m. at East Beach. The forecast looks promising.


Good Time Fair



The Good Time Fair On The River fun starts on Van Der Riet Street with a jumping castle, Easter Egg hunt, and mouth-watering breakfasts and lunches from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Then, from 3 p.m., it moves over to Wharf Street for an afternoon and evening of live music, a second market, vibrant lights, tasty street food, two landmark restaurants, karaoke, a wife-carrying competition (win your wife’s weight in beer!), and more.



Surfing Colours Awards.  


The 2024 South African Junior Team selected to compete in the 20th ISA World Surfing Championships in El Salvador in May will be awarded their colours on Friday, 29 March.


This will take place at the Royal St Andrews Hotel on Friday evening at 6 p.m.


Saturday 30th


Saturday is the big day, so stay tuned for the next press release.



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Tennis Tournament A Smash

Tennis Tournament A Smash

Juniors and adults brought their A-games to make the two-day Port Alfred Easter Tennis Tournament a smash. Junior Tennis Tournament The Port Alfred Easter Festival presented by Sunshine Coast Port Alfred Tourism held a Junior Tennis Tournament on March 30th at the...

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