Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who can attend?
All are welcome!!
The South African Gathering is not just for South Africans and people from neighbouring African countries -
introduce your Irish friends to our culture. The Gathering is perfect for all family members with many age-appropriate activities for those of all ages. 
2. Can I purchase my ticket at the venue on the day of the event?
A limited number of tickets will be available on the day, but we highly advise buying ahead of time as tickets may be sold out before the event as has been the case in previous years. 
3. How can I book camping?
One night's camping on Saturday the 6th July, will be available at the SA Gathering 2024.
Tickets can be booked at  The South African Gathering 2024 - Buy tickets (
Please see the "Accommodation" page for camping and accommodation near to the venue.
4. Is Parking available?
Parking is € 2.00 - please purchase your ticket online.
Disabled parking is available at the entrance behind the venue at the back of the brewery.
Please wear comfortable shoes as the entrance is approx. 100m walk on grass.
5. Can I Braai / BBQ at the campsite?
All braais must be off the ground and due to insurance restrictions we cannot allow wood firers.
6. Is there, food available to purchase?
There will  be various food vendors selling boerewors rolls, bunny chow, 
hamburgers, chicken prego rolls, traditional African cuisine, traditional South African baked goods.
7. Can I bring my own alcohol?
No alcohol can be brought into the event. Alcohol must be purchased at the venue. 
There will be a bar onsite selling beer, wine and cider
8. What is there for the kids to do?
There will be loads of free entertainment for the kids. Face painters, circus skills workshop and a giant bubble workshop and demo. Games on the field.
9. What should I bring with me?
Blankets, fold put chairs, gazebo - anything to make you more comfortable as it is an outdoor event.
10. Are dogs allowed?
Yes, dogs are allowed but need to be kept on a lead at all times. Don't forget the poop bag!
11. Can I sell my products at The Gathering?
Absolutely! Contact us for information about joining the many vendors who partner with us every year.
If you would prefer to advertise your business or services contact us for sponsor options.