Nampo Cape 2023: A showcase of agricultural excellence

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The annual Nampo Cape Expo, hosted by Grain SA and the Bredasdorp Park NPC, will take place from 13 to 16 September 2023 at Bredasdorp Park. This event will feature the latest innovations and trends in the agricultural sector, as well as a variety of activities and attractions for visitors.

Some of the agricultural highlights of Nampo Cape 2023 include:

  • A Merino Open, presented by region 9 of Merino SA, where Merino stud and commercial breeders can compete and showcase their animals.
  • A livestock tent, where different breeds of cattle, sheep and goats will be exhibited.
  • A schools programme, where 300 learners from schools that offer agriculture as a subject can supplement their classroom learning with practical experiences.
  • The Overberg Regional Youth Show, where learners can compete in various classes of livestock, poultry and culinary arts.
  • Toyota SA National Young Auctioneers Competition.
  • Soilless growing systems: Hydroponic/aquaponic farming methods and systems.
  • Plant and soil research.
  • Mutton Merino Top 10 Championship.

Other events to look forward to at Nampo Cape

Nampo Cape is also known for its exceptional floral splendour, with Marjolijn Malan’s impressive flower arrangements and a feast of the Overberg’s fynbos. The programme also includes various equestrian events. 

The women’s programme with Mynhardt Joubert, Willem Botha and Jak de Priester promises to be a feast of tempting food, beauty secrets and charming music. The Nampo Cape walk-in beauty salon was a big hit in 2022 and will offer an opportunity where women can relax and enjoy the treatment of their choice.

Visitors can learn more about agricultural history and heritage in the museum tent, where 19 of the Western Cape museums will host exhibitions. Those who are interested in green energy can visit various exhibitions of the latest technology in the industry.

Visitors and exhibitors can also look forward to a new food and coffee stall in the Voermol Hall. The breed exhibitions, which were previously accommodated in the Voermol Hall, will now be housed in a livestock tent behind the Voermol and BKB halls. There are also ten new stands for outside exhibitors next to the Shell Hall. In addition to the existing eateries and food stalls, there are also new food stalls being added.

Tickets are available online at Prices are R80 for adults and R40 for school-aged children. Preschoolers enter free of charge. The expo runs from Wednesday, 13 September to Friday, 15 September from 08:00 to 17:00 and Saturday, 16 September from 08:00 to 15:00. Visitors can contact the Cape Agulhas Tourism Office for accommodation on 028 424 2584 / 082 896 2225 or

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