Family entertainment awaits in KKNK Feesmark

Exciting entertainment and loads for the whole family to do are on offer at the KKNK’s Feesmark.

Riaan Benadé, Dodo Nyoka and various other artists are seen on stage at the KKNK for the very first time.

The 28th KKNK takes place in Oudtshoorn from Saturday 23 to Sunday 31 March and the Feesmark, also known as the festival grounds, presents hours of fun for the whole family, from early mornings until late at night. There are loads to see, hear, experience, taste, smell, and experience – the Feesmark provides a remedy for every ailment.

Early B, Spoegwolf, Juanita du Plessis and many more are also on stage between 23 and 31 March at the KKNK’s Feesmark stage.

On the Feesmark-verhoog, supported by Huisgenoot, music by some of South Africa’s foremost musicians can be heard daily, with various artists on stage at the KKNK for the first time in 2024. This list includes Riaan Benade (29 March 21:00), Samantha Leonard (29 March 18:00), Die Piesangskille (26 March 18:00), Chris Steyn (30 March 16:30), Sunset Sweatshop (30 March 18:00), Dodo Nyoka (27 March 19:30), Lisie Basson (23 March 16:30), Congo Cowboys (24 March 16:30), the popular KFM presenter Brandon Leigh with his Big Mix (28 March 21:00), Busiswa (28 March 22:30), Bruin Biskuit (30 March 13:30), Marissa (29 March 15:00) and Jonathan Rubain (31 March 15:00).

Family theatre and entertainment finds a new home in the Feesmark in 2024 at the Klein KKNK-teater, supported by the ATKV, where hours of theatre entertainment await children and their parents.

Other highlights on this stages include performances by (23 March 19:30), Die Heuwels Fantasties (23 March 21:00), Brendan Peyper (24 March 18:00), Ricus Nel (24 March 19:30), Appel (24 March 21:00), Kurt Darren (25 March 15:00), Karlien van Jaarsveld (25 March 18:00), Early B (25 March 19:30), Spoegwolf (26 March 19:30), Juanita du Plessis (27 March 21:00), Refentse (28 March 16:30), Bobby van Jaarsveld (28 March 18:00), Demi Lee Moore (29 March 19:30), Francois van Coke (30 March 19:30), YoungstaCPT (30 March 21:00) and many more.

Dodo Nyoka

Family theatre and entertainment finds a new home in the Feesmark in 2024 at the Klein KKNK-teater, supported by the ATKV, where hours of theatre entertainment await children and their parents. Children’s theatre productions, book readings, puppet shows, games and much more are presented in this special, well-equipped theatre tent. Access to the theatre productions is free for Feesmark ticketholders, but space in the theatre is limited. Productions as part of this offering include amongst others the Silver Ovation Award-winning Die rooi ballon, Kosblik with learners from Durbanville Primary School, Rondomtalie with Anna Davel amongst others, and Dinosourusse kan nie lees nie.

Juanita du Plessis

For foodies and shopaholics, the shopping paradise at the stalls have a lot to see and this offering is reinforced by the KKNK-winkel, which swings open its doors in a new area with more and prettier souvenirs than in 2023. A buffet of food awaits with heaps of food stalls and deli products, delicacies and drinks that can also be sampled and enjoyed in-between. Escape the Oudtshoorn heat at any of the bars on the terrain and relax in the air-conditioned Absa Kuierkamer, where the ever-popular Hannes van Wyk engages in conversation with celebrities. This oasis also offers many opportunities to see performances by various artists.  


Another exciting new addition to the Feesmark offering is the Checkers Liplekker-teater, where Checkers will make festivalgoers’ experience of art, top-notch food, and a convivial time better and better. Food writer Herman Lensing and his well-known friends are going to reveal their cooking secrets here and when the hunger pains start, indulge in the delicious food at the Checkers food stalls.


And to get rid of the last bit of energy, visit the action-packed funfair.

The Feesmark can be found in the area surrounding the De Jager Sport Centre in Voortrekker Road. Day tickets are available from R80 per day for adults and tickets for children between 7 and 13 years old are only R30. Access for children under the age of 7 with parental guidance is free. A special ticket for pensioners is also on sale at the KKNK office. A festival ticket provides access for all nine days, perfect for those who do not want to miss a moment of the action.

KKNK 2024 is sponsored by Absa, Checkers, Het Jan Marais Nationale Fonds, NATi, Netwerk24, kykNET, ATKV, Oudtshoorn Municipality and the Western Capen Government.

The complete festival programme is available online at and tickets are available from Webtickets. For more information, visit the KKNK’s social media pages, the website or contact 044 203 8600, send an email to or a WhatsApp to 065 285 2337.

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