Rare Plant Fair Calendar 2024

Living Desert Plants is primarily an online nursery, though we do have stalls at a variety of events throughout the year. If you want to meet us in person, then this is the list of rare plant fairs to attend for 2024!

Plant & Swap Festival

We will have a stall at the Plant & Swap Festival.

This event will take place on the 24th of February 2024, from 09:00 – 15:00 at the Klein Joostenberg Events venue, on the R304 heading towards the N1 out of Stellenbosch.

We will be joined by the Animal Anti Cruelty League, who will have some dogs and cats up for adoption. Due to this, no pets are allowed, but please bring any pet related donations.

Entry to the plant sale is free. Tickets for the plant swap are R50 and can be purchased online here.

Tokara Rare Plant Fair 2024 (POSTPONED TO 26 OCTOBER)

We will have a stall at the annual Tokara Rare Plant Fair and Open Garden.

This event will take place on the 26th of October 2024, from 08:00 – 16:00 at the Tokara Wine Estate on the Helshoogte Pass, just outside Stellenbosch.

You can read more about this event on the official website.

Entry to the plant sale is R50 per person (free entry for children under the age of 10), and proceeds will be donated to Camphill Farm Community in Hermanus.

Boland Vetplantfees 2024

We will have a stall at the 3rd annual Boland Vetplantfees.

This will take place on 15 September 2024 from 08:30 – 16:00 at The Vines farm, off R45, Noorder-Paarl.

You can read more about this event on the Facebook event page when this goes live.

Entry to the plant sale is free of charge.

Calitzdorp Vetplantfees / Succulent Festival 2024

We will have a stall at the 7th annual Calitzdorp Vetplantfees.

This will take place on the 20th – 22th of September 2024 from 09:00 – 17:00 (Sunday until 15:00) at Calitzdorp Station, Station Road, Calitzdorp.

You can read more about this event on the official website.

Entry to the plant sale is free of charge.

Stellenbosch Botanical Gardens Rare and Collectible Plant Market 2024

We will have a stall at the 3rd annual Stellenbosch Botanical Gardens Rare and Collectible Plant Market.

This event will take place in October 2024, either on the 26th – 27th of October or 2nd – 3rd of November. Exact date to be confirmed.

Entry fee to the 2024 plant sale to be confirmed.

Are you hosting a rare plant fair in 2024?

If you are hosting a rare plant event, rare plant sale, rare plant fair, or succulent festival anywhere in the Western Cape, please feel free to contact us by clicking here. We would be happy to join!

- Riana D

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