Magalies Rocks the Cradle 2024

Celebrate with us at ‘Magalies Rocks the Cradle 2024’ from 23-25 August. Enjoy a unique blend of gastronomy, adventure, culture, and family-friendly fun against the stunning backdrop of the Magaliesberg Mountains.

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Delight your taste buds with a feast of flavours from local eateries and pop-up stalls. Enjoy the region's finest craft beers and exquisite wines.


Feel the rush with mountain biking, trail running, gliding, and hot air balloon rides. Perfect for adrenaline seekers and nature lovers alike.


Wander through arts and crafts exhibitions, attend live music performances, and participate in hands-on workshops celebrating Magaliesburg's unique heritage.

A Celebration of
Culture, Adventure, and Family Fun

Experience the Best of Magalies Rocks the Cradle 2024

Magalies Rocks the Cradle 2024 is a three-day festival filled with unique experiences that showcase the beauty, culture, and adventure of the Magaliesburg region. Here’s a taste of what you can expect:

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Explore Our Festival Highlights

Magalies Rocks the Cradle 2024 offers an array of exciting activities and attractions for everyone. From luxurious spa treatments and thrilling adventures to unique shopping experiences and family-friendly fun, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Explore our featured highlights below and plan your perfect festival experience.

Indulge in Spa Treatments

Relax and rejuvenate with luxurious spa treatments at renowned venues like Valley Lodge & Spa and Whispering Pines Country Estate. Experience ultimate tranquility and pampering.

Thrilling Adventures

Embrace the thrill with activities like hot air ballooning with Bill Harrop's and gliding at Magalies Gliding Club. Perfect for adrenaline seekers and nature lovers.

Unique Retail & Shopping

Discover a variety of shopping options, from local crafts to unique antiques at MelonRouge and The Little Things That Count. Enjoy a delightful shopping experience.

Gastronomic Delights

Indulge in a culinary journey with local delicacies and drinks at MelonRouge, Black Horse Brewery, and more. Satisfy your taste buds with the region's finest flavors.

Support Non-Profit Causes

Give back to the community through initiatives like Hopelands' Drive-Thru Donations and ESP Dream Events. Support local causes and make a positive impact.

Fun for the Whole Family

Bring the whole family for activities like animal encounters and treasure hunts. Enjoy interactive workshops and create unforgettable memories together.

23 : 24 : 25 AUGUST 2024

Discover What's Happening at
Magalies Rocks the Cradle 2024

Get ready for an exciting line-up of events that will make this year’s festival unforgettable. From thrilling adventures to cultural experiences, there’s something for everyone. Join us at iconic venues like Black Horse Brewery, where you can enjoy craft beers and live music, and don’t miss Die Krip Landboufees, a vibrant agricultural fair with activities for the whole family. Explore, relax, and experience the best of Magaliesburg throughout the festival. Check out our dynamic event listings below to plan your perfect festival weekend.

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Why Choose Magalies Rocks the Cradle

Experience the Best of Magaliesburg

Magalies Rocks the Cradle is more than just a festival; it’s a celebration of everything that makes the Magaliesburg region special. Here’s why you should join us for this unforgettable experience.

Something for Everyone

Our festival offers a wide range of activities, from thrilling adventures to relaxing spa treatments, ensuring there's something for everyone.

Rich Cultural Heritage

Immerse yourself in the vibrant cultural scene with live music, arts and crafts exhibitions, and interactive workshops.

Stunning Venues

Enjoy events held in picturesque locations that showcase the natural beauty of Magaliesburg.

Fun for All Ages

Create lasting memories in a safe and welcoming environment with activities designed for all ages.

Highlights from Past Events

Relive the Best Moments

Take a look back at some of the most memorable moments from previous Magalies Rocks the Cradle festivals. These highlights showcase the vibrant spirit, diverse activities, and the joyous atmosphere that define our celebration.

Become a Vendor at
Magalies Rocks the Cradle

The Magalies Rocks the Cradle event is unique in the sense that each venue offers different events throughout the weekend. There are only 2 events that will be offering vendor opportunities, please find details to make direct contact with them:

Galloway Wine
and Craft Festival

Participate in the Galloway Wine & Craft Festival and showcase your products to a vibrant crowd of wine enthusiasts and craft lovers. This event promises a delightful mix of local wines, artisanal crafts, and gourmet food, making it an ideal opportunity for vendors to connect with a discerning audience.

Date: Sunday, 25 August
Contact: 072 589 4663

Die Krip

Be a part of Die Krip Landboufees, a festive celebration of agriculture and community. This two-day event features a variety of agricultural displays, local produce, and family-friendly activities. It's a perfect platform for vendors to engage with a diverse and enthusiastic crowd.

Date: 23 & 24 August
Contact: Inge: 076 733 0275

What Our Attendees Say

Hear from Our Festival Goers

Magalies Rocks the Cradle has left a lasting impression on everyone who attends. Here’s what some of our past attendees have to say about their unforgettable experiences at the festival.

"We had a fantastic Pizza and saw some really good art at the Synergy Market at Paganinis Pizzaria. Magaliesburg is great!"

Sam Savage Visitor

Magalies Rocks the Cradle is an incredible festival! The blend of local culture, fantastic food, and thrilling activities made it an unforgettable experience. I loved every moment and can't wait to come back next year.

Sarah M. Visitor

This festival is a must-visit for anyone looking to explore the beauty of Magaliesburg. The events were organised, and the atmosphere was so welcoming. It's the perfect getaway from the city hustle.

James K. Visitor

Magalies Rocks the Cradle exceeded all my expectations! From the breathtaking views to the diverse range of activities, there was something for everyone. It’s a wonderful celebration of the region’s charm and hospitality.

Emma L. Visitor

What an amazing festival! The Magaliesburg community truly comes alive during Magalies Rocks the Cradle. The live music, delicious food, and friendly people made it an event to remember.

David P. Visitor

I had a fantastic time at Magalies Rocks the Cradle. The variety of events and activities kept us entertained throughout the weekend. It’s a great way to discover all that Magaliesburg has to offer.

Olivia S. Visitor