FEST: Berg River Festival happens this weekend.

The West Coast dorpie of Velddrif is going to be a jol tomorrow when the Berg River Winter Carnival comes to town.

It doesn’t matter if you were paddling in the Berg River Canoe Marathon, if you’re in the mood for an out of town party, then Velddrif is the place to be.

The four-day canoe race ends at the mouth of the Atlantic Ocean in the town and then the carnival party starts.

Afrikaans music legends Ghapi & Steyn will be there and there will be lots of other live entertainment and fun activities.

Organisers says it’s an “old fashioned country festival” and almal is welkom.

There is no entry fee to the carnival which starts at 9am, but for individual activities a small fee might be payable. For more information about the canoe fun and carnival, contact the organisers at 022 783 1821.

The festivities start at 9am.