Festival Activities


The 2017 Winter Wonderland Festival will be a brand new experience with all festival activities happening at “Carnival Park” which is located in Hendon Park on Gordon’s Bay’s beautiful beach.  Bring the whole family to enjoy our 2 weekends of wonderful entertainment. Every day at the Festival will be a new adventure, with foods from all over the word, craft stalls to do some shopping, music, a beer tent, a fun park, a snow palace and lots more..

Friday 30 June 2017

16h00  •  Festival Starts

18h00  •  Opening Parade
The Parade start at the NG Church and finishes at Carnival Park

23h00  •  Festival Closes

Saturday 1 July 2017

09h00 – 11h00  •  Beach Cleanup
On the beach at the main parking lot
We supply gloves, bags and hand sanitiser.

10h00  •  Festival Opens

23h00  •  Festival Closes

Sunday 2 July 2017

10h00  •  Festival Opens

18h00  •  Festival Closes

Friday 7 July 2017

16h00  •  Festival Opens

23h00  •  Festival Closes

Saturday 8 July 2017

08h00  •  5km Family Fun Run/Walk
On the beach at the entrance of Carnival Park/Hendon Park
Entry Fee = R20 per person | Registration 08h00 – 09h45 | Start Time 10h00

10h00  •  Festival Opens

23h00  •  Festival Closes

Sunday 9 July 2017

10h00  •  Festival Opens

18h00  •  Festival Closes


Winter Wonderland Opening Parade

30 June 2017 @ 18h00

Don’t miss our opening parade  – a special treat to kick off a fabulous Winter Festival

Winter Wonderland Food Stalls & Trucks


Food Trucks & Stalls

A multitude of Foods Stalls & Trucks with meals to delight you from all over the world



Music Tent

Visit our Music Tent every day for continuous entertainment from our Open Mic musicians to our Helderberg Has Talent Competition

Click here to see who will be performing


Art & Craft Markets

Stroll through our indoor & outdoor art & craft markets to find that special hand made item.


Winter Wonderland Art & Craft Market


Winter Palace

Visit our enchanted Winter Palace with real snow falling, a photobooth to capture your special moments & an art exhibition

Winter Wonderland Fun Park


Fun Park & Rides

Hours of entertainment for young and old at our Fun Park & Rides



Helderberg’s Got Talent

If you can sing, dance or have any other talent, enter our Helderberg’s Got Talent Competition. Don’t miss the Finals on Sunday 9 July 2017



Motoring Exhibitions

Especially for Dad, come browse some new vehicles or see what you can do with your 4x4 and get the best sound ever for your car.


Winter Wonderland Motoring Exhibitions


5km Family Fun Run/Walk

8 July 2017 registration from 8am. Bring the whole family for a family fun walk on our Gordon’s Bay Beach Front

Click here to view the poster

Gordons Bay Beach Cleanup


Gordon’s Bay Beach Cleanup

1 July 2017 from 9am – 11am. Join our community volunteer Beach Cleanup day. Bring the dog, grandma and the kids.  We supply gloves, bags and hand sanitiser. #loveyourbeach



Kids Entertainment

Bring along the kids for some rides on the fun fair, face painting and building sand castles with our sand sculptor.



Art Exhibition

Visit our special art exhibition by the Gordon’s Bay Art Group.  You can find their exhibit at the Winter palace and maybe acquire a new piece for your home or office.

Click here to see the poster


Winter Wonderland Motoring Exhibitions

© Winter Wonderland 2016

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