The festival kicks off in style with the Opening Parade at 10am on Thursday 27 April. It will be led by Mayor Cynthia Mqwebu from the Ray Nkonyeni Local Municipality and the KZN Classic Motorcycle Club. Followed by the Mtwalume Marching Brass Band.
The traditional Shelly Centre Mass Parade is one of the weekend highlights. Taking place on Sunday 30th April 2017, it is the last chance for all bikers to hit the road together before heading home.
The 34 km parade starts at The Shelly Centre rooftop and goes through the Port Shepstone CBD. Making its way to Margate, where the parade ends at the Fishing Pier.
This powerful experience attracts thousands of onlookers who line the route to show their support. Making for a very festive day out!
Some on-site entertainment includes Brian Capper, who will keep the crowds entertained with his stunts and bike maneuvers. There are rooftop food stalls at The Shelly Centre rooftop, as well as a DJ on stage!
Please note: Bikes line up from 08h30 and the parade departs at 10h30.
The Charity Parade is a fundraiser for a Cerebral Palsy day care centre in Gamalakhe. It will take place on Saturday 29 April at 08h00.
The charity – Othandweni Cerebral Palsy Day Care Centre, is the charity of choice of Ray Nkonyeni Municipality’s Madam Mayor Cynthia Mqwebu who will also be attending the parade.
The home in Gamalakhe has 25 children and about 15 care givers/staff. All money raised will go towards assisting this home with their monthly food bills.