Annual Events in Bathurst:
March – Bathurst Agricultural Show
April – Book Fair
June – Solstice Bagpipes / Farm Fair
July – Dog Show / Christmas in July
Augst – Country Affair (2023 video here)
October – Thicket Festival / October Fest / Halloween
November – Music at the Mill
December – Picnic & Christmas Carols / Ox Braai
Weekly Events in Bathurst
Live music at the Pig & Whistle, 269 Kowie Road, every Saturday and Sunday Lunch 12.00 – 15.00
Book your sunday lunch and enjoy live music every Saturday and Sunday on the Verandah.
Sunday Farmers Market at Just off Centre, 237 Kowie Road, Bathurst every Sunday 9.30 – 12.00.
The Market is open every Sunday, rain or shine. Immerse yourself in the most beautiful outdoor market in Bathurst, now in it’s 20th year. Escape into the Just Off Centre Art Studio & Gallery’s garden and admire the outstanding crafts under the trees. Here you will also be able to get some quality locally sourced ingredients, handmade crafts and organic products. Sit and enjoy the beautiful garden with a cuppa & some of the refreshments on offer or browse the outstanding artworks in the Gallery.
Restaurants, Coffee Shops & Take aways
Restaurant, Coffee Shop,Take Away, Licensed, Wifi
Bathurst Arms York Road. 082 357 2871 RLW
Fish Shack Kowie Road. 071 444 972 T
Kingston Farm Shaw Park Road. 083 262 4813 RCLW
Shelley’s Family Restaurant Kowie Road RW
Lucky Bean Kowie Road. 082 853 4109 CW
Pig and Whistle Kowie Road. 046 625 0673 RLW
Pizza Place Trappes Street. 084 051 6063 RT
That Coffee Place Trappes Street. 061 191 5174 CW
The Little Bistro York Road. 076 597 7085 RW
The Pie Place Kowie Road. T
The Ploughman Pub Trappes Street. 072 830 9177 RLW
For more information on Things to do in Bathurst and upcoming Events, check out our events calendar here…
Article written by Leathicia Venter on 12th October 2023:
What is it about Bathurst that makes it worth visiting?
Bathurst – Where History, Heart, and the Centre of the Universe Collide!
Hold onto your hats because I’m about to spill the beans about the coolest small town in South Africa – Bathurst! Yup, it might be small, but it’s bursting with character and stories that’ll knock your socks off. Read more…
Bathurst village is home to a diverse, vibrant equestrian community. Numerous locals own their own horses and the village boasts a riding school and trail riding Read more…
Walking / Hiking
Charlotte Brennan has voiced her interest in hiking trails in and around Bathurst Village. She has started a Whatsapp Group named the ‘Bathurst Striders’ where community walks are being set up
Sports for Youngsters from Nolukhanyo
A success story Vuyo Sontsonga had a vision. He wanted to create a soccer club for the youngsters from Nolukhanyo. So he did. But not only did he devote time and effort for his players, Read more…