Outdoor Music and Beer Festival in September – Family fun, craft beer and more at Idle Winds function venue

One of the most anticipated events of this year’s Aloe Valley Meander Outdoor Festival is the Outdoor Music and Beer Festival hosted by Idle Winds Lodge and Conference Centre. Situated in the midst of the Aloe Valley Meander, an area of outstanding natural beauty just 14kms from Fourways, we’re excited about bringing our guests an authentic, family-friendly experience. Our Oktoberfest features: Craft beers from Drayman’s Brewery and Blackhorse Craft Brewery. Live entertainment and music. An entertaining kiddie’s corner. Great food stalls. Hosted in our gardens and overseen by our friendly, experienced staff, this festival has every ingredient needed for a fantastic outdoor party – the ideal way to celebrate this beautiful spring weather. Idle Winds supports Pigs ‘n’ Paws This festival is about more than celebrating the great weather and scenery of this area – it’s also about supporting a great cause: Pigs ‘n’ Paws. This sanctuary is situated near Hennops and is a registered non-profit organisation dedicated to assisting dogs and pigs in need. So come on through to Idle Winds for a great day the whole family will enjoy and help raise funds for a truly worthy cause. For more information about the Aloe Valley Meander Outdoor Festival, the Oktoberfest at Idle Winds, or our function venue itself, please contact us today. Idle Winds is a leading wedding, conference and teambuilding venue located near Johannesburg and...

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Enjoy the outdoors with Idle Winds accommodation and the Aloe Valley Meander Outdoor Festival

Spring has definitely arrived in Johannesburg and the landscape is coming alive with flowers, birds and animals. The best way to enjoy this beautiful weather is to explore the Hartebeesport area through the much-anticipated, family-friendly Aloe Valley Meander Outdoor Festival. What you need to know about the festival: It takes place throughout the Aloe Valley Meander, an area on the eastern side of the Crocodile River Reserve named for its spectacular show of native Mountain Aloes along the Schurveberg range. Lots of local businesses are involved, including hotels, restaurants, conference centres, shops and cafes, ensuring that there is something for everyone. It includes the annual fundraising event, Ride the Rhenoster, a technical mountain bike race set by Miles Crisp that’s as scenic as it is challenging. It’s ideal for families, hikers enjoying the area, bikers looking for a great breakfast run, cyclists, runners, couples and groups of friends – anyone who loves great food, crafts and scenery. Just some of the special events to look out for this September include: Jazz in the Country on 13th at River Place Country Estate, Outdoor Music and Beer Festival on the 12th and 13th at Idle Winds, a great outdoor market on the last Sunday of the month, brandy tasting from Harris and Hare and Family Fun Day at Shonalanga. Special accommodation rates at Idle Winds To help celebrate this fantastic festival, Idle Winds Lodge and Conference Centre is offering a great special on our comfortable, well-appointed accommodation: If you’re participating in Ride the Rhenoster: R875.00 per twin/double Lodge/Standard Accommodation. TWO Night package: R1550.00 B&B for 2 people sharing  If you’re just here to enjoy the festival: R1100.00 per room per night – Executive accommodation R910.00 per room per night – Standard accommodation All rates include VAT and a delicious breakfast for two. For more information about our accommodation special, our function venue just 14kms from Fourways, or the festival, please contact us today. Idle Winds is a leading wedding, conference and team-building venue located near Johannesburg and...

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