Lesotho Festivals and Events

Throughout the year there are many unique events and festivals held around the mountain kingdom of Lesotho as well as the surrounding areas of South Africa. So if you ever needed an excuse to visit Lesotho, we have a few to choose from.

Read our post on the “TOP 10 activities to do in Lesotho“.

January Events

February Events

LS 7-10 Soaring Eagle 2 Day Trial Run AfriSki – Lesotho
 ZA  22-24 Clarens Craft & Beer Festival  Clarens – Free State

March Events

ZA 1 Surrender Hill Marathon Clarens – Free State
LS 11 Moshoeshoe Day (Annual Event) Maseru – Lesotho

April Events

ZA 17-21 Splashy Fen Music Festival  Underburg – KwaZulu-Natal
ZA 29-30 Royal Drakensberg Mountain Bike Challenge Bergville – KwaZulu-Natal
LS 19 Africa Beer Festival Maseru – Lesotho
ZA 25-28 The Wartrail Challenge Lady Grey Country Club

May Events

ZA 4/5 MTN Clarens XCM # 4 Town Square, Clarens, Free State

June Events

ZA 8-13 July Race across South Africa (PMB to CPT) Pietermaritzburg to Cape Town
ZA 8 Ride to Rhodes (Race across South Africa) Pietermaritzburg – KwaZulu-Natal
ZA 16 2013 Duzi Trail Run Pietermaritzburg – KwaZulu-Natal
LS 27-30 AfriSki Ski Grand Prix #1 (Alpine Skiing race) AfriSki – Lesotho

July Events

LS 11-14 The Kings Cup AfriSki – Lesotho
ZA 6 The Rhodes Trail Run Rhodes – Eastern Cape
LS 28-1 First Ascent Ski Festival 2013 – SA National Ski Champs AfriSki – Lesotho
LS 25-28 Ski Grand Prix #2 (Alpine Skiing race) AfriSki – Lesotho

August Events

LS 2-4 QUIKSNOW 2013 – SA National Snowboard Champs AfriSki – Lesotho
ZA 9-10 4 Peaks Mountain Challenge Moolmanshoek

September Events

ZA 8 Mont-aux-Sources Challenge Royal Natal National Park
LS 24-29 The Lesotho Sky Roma Trading Post – Lesotho
LS  26-30 Morija Arts and Cultural Festival  Morija – Lesotho
ZA 29-30 Rhodes Extreme 2 Stage Race Rhodes – Eastern Cape
LS 29-30 9th Annual Reggae/Dancehall Summer Fest Maseru-Central Park(Lesotho)

October Events

LS 4 Independence day (annual) Lesotho
ZA 19 FedGroup Berg and Bush Winterton, KwaZulu Natal
LS 18-19 Soaring Eagle Mountain Run AfriSki – Lesotho
ZA 24 Golden Gate Challenge 2013 Golden Gate Highlands National Park

November Events

ZA 21 GWK Ficksburg Cherry Festival Ficksburg – Free State
ZA 23 Ficksburg Cherry Race 23km Ficksburg – Free State
ZA 16 96-08
Roof Of Africa Maseru – Lesotho
ZA 30 The Sani Stagger Sani Pass – KwaZulu-Natal
ZA 22 Solomon Skyrun Lady Grey
LS 25-30 Lesotho Ultimate Challenge Sani Pass – KwaZulu-Natal
LS 29-30 The Lesotho Ultra Trial Maliba Lodge, Ts’ehlanyane NP

December Events

LS 7 High Altitude Summer Marathon Mokhotlong – Lesotho
LS 23-23 Lesotho Tourism Annual Festival
LS 22-24 Tourism Jazz Festival
LS 28-2 New Year’s in Lesotho MTB Malealea

Every attempt has been made to ensure dates and details for each event or festival is correct at time of publishing. However please contact the event host directly to confirm details of each event/festival.

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