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Misty Waters Music Festival is here and you will love!

Misty Waters Music Festival is a week away and today we share more details with you about what you can experience when attending. As if the line-up over the 3 days isn’t great enough to start off with.

Here are a few things you need to know!!


Q: What are the different ticket prices and can tickets be bought at the gate?

Tickets can be bought at the gate from 29 September, 10:00.

Weekend Passes:
Friday to Sunday – R390
Saturday to Sunday – R290

Day Passes
Friday, 29 September – R100
Saturday, 30 September – R150
Sunday, 1 October –R190

Q: How affordable will the food and beverages be?

Misty Waters made every attempt to make the festival prices as affordable as possible.

A few examples:

  • Beer (Castle, Amstel, Castle Lite etc.) – R20
  • 500ml Draught (Castle Lite, Black Label etc.) – R25
  • Most ciders – R25
  • Soft drinks – R15
  • Double Brandy/ Run/ Whiskey and mix – R40

Q: What is the difference between a ‘Weekend Pass’ and a ‘Day Pass’?

Weekend Pass holders get the following perks:

  • You get dust free camping
  • You have access to hot showers
  • You are allowed to bring in cooler boxes
  • Access through main gate
  • Assistance will be available at the gate to move baggage and tents to camping areas
  • Access to AquaZone Springfest
  • Access to Lake Umuzi Oktoberfest

Day Pass holders:

  • No Cooler Boxes
  • Enter through turnstiles

Q: When can weekend pass holders come set-up camp?

Ticket holders can set-up camp from Thursday, 28 September, 16:00.
Gates open Friday, 29 September, 10:00 and close 23:00.
No extra charge for campers setting up on Thursday and leaving Monday morning

Q: What time do gates open on various days?

Gates open at the following times:

  • Friday, 29 September, 10:00
  • Saturday, 30 September, 9:00
  • Sunday, 1 October, 9:00


Q: Are vehicles allowed in the camp site?

For safety and space reasons vehicles are only allowed in parking areas – except to drop off caravans on Thursday, 28 September from 16:00 – 23:00 and Friday, 29 Sept from 10:00-20:00.

Assistance will be available at the gate for campers to move baggage and tents to camping areas.

Q: What to expect at the camp grounds?

  • There are 70 braai areas with electricity points and taps.
  • No designated camp stands – first come first serve
  • Modern ablution blocks with guaranteed hot showers.
  • Dust free camping: Kikuyu grass all over the camp grounds will reduce dust in camping grounds
  • 2 Swimming pools
  • 3 Boma areas
  • Various beer tents and food stalls
  • Ample campsites with no water and electricity are available next to the lake should the main camp be full

Q: When should I pack up my camp site?

Sunday, vehicles will only be allowed to enter the camp grounds to get caravans from 23:00.

It is preferred that campers stay till Monday morning and be out of the camp grounds by 10:00.

Assistance to move baggage and tents out of the camp grounds will be available on Monday morning from 7:00.

Rolin Booysen

About Rolin Booysen

Rolin Booysen is an enthusiastic marketer at Lake Umuzi, Mpumalanga. She graduated with a B.Com Marketing Management degree from the University of Pretoria. She loves planning events and enjoyed being part of events such as Aardklop, KKNK, Skouspel and Umuzi Week of Festivals, to name a few. In her free time she enjoys outdoor activities, jogging, fishing and hiking.

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