Are you looking for a fun and exciting way to spend the first weekend of September? Do you love music, agriculture, and entertainment? If so, you won’t want to miss the annual Berg Show, happening on September 1st and 2nd at the VS Agri Grounds in Winterton. The Berg Show is a spectacular event that showcases the best of the Drakensberg region, with live performances, exhibitions, competitions, and more. Whether you are a local or a visitor, you will find something to enjoy at this family-friendly festival.


The Berg Show has a long and rich history, dating back to 1922 when it was first established as the Winterton Agricultural Show. Since then, it has grown and evolved into a vibrant and diverse celebration of culture, heritage, and innovation. The Berg Show attracts thousands of visitors every year, who come to experience the wonders of agriculture, arts, crafts, food, and entertainment.


Some of the highlights of this year’s Berg Show include:

  • Sensational music by local and national artists.
  • A variety of agricultural exhibits and competitions.
  • A craft market with handmade products from local artisans and entrepreneurs.
  • A food court with delicious dishes from different cuisines and cultures.
  • A beer garden with refreshing drinks and live entertainment.

The Berg Show is not only a great way to have fun, but also to support the local community and economy. The show is organized by the Winterton Agricultural Society, a non-profit organization that aims to promote and develop agriculture in the region. The show also provides opportunities for local businesses, farmers, artists, and performers to showcase their products and talents.


If you are planning to attend the Berg Show, you will need a place to stay in the Drakensberg area. One of the best options is The Nest Hotel, a delightful family resort located in the Champagne Valley of the Central Drakensberg. The Nest Hotel offers spacious and comfortable accommodation with views of the garden or the mountain. You can choose from different types of rooms, such as garden rondavels, family garden units, mountain view rooms, or family mountain view rooms. All rooms are equipped with en-suite bathrooms, tea/coffee making facilities, TV with satellite channels, radio, and Wi-Fi.


The Nest Hotel also has a restaurant that serves traditional South African country cooking, including a multi-course table d’hote dinner. You can also enjoy morning and afternoon tea on the veranda overlooking the mountain. The hotel has a bar with a lounge area where you can relax by the fireplace or play a game of billiards. The hotel also has an outdoor pool where you can cool off or sunbathe. For the kids, there is a playground where they can have fun.


The Nest Hotel is not only a cozy place to stay, but also a convenient base to explore the Drakensberg region. The hotel is close to many attractions and activities that you can enjoy during your visit. Some of these include:

  • Hiking trails that lead you to stunning waterfalls, caves, rock art sites, and wildlife.
  • Horse riding that lets you experience the beauty of nature on horseback.
  • Golfing that challenges you on scenic courses with spectacular views.
  • Fishing that allows you to catch trout or bass in pristine rivers or dams.
  • Bird watching that introduces you to over 200 species of birds that inhabit the area.
  • Helicopter flights that give you a bird’s eye view of the majestic mountains.
  • The Nest Hotel is also an ideal venue for weddings and conferences.


The hotel has a stretch tent for your ceremony. 

The hotel also has a conference center that can host up to 110 delegates for your meeting or event. 

The hotel provides catering and equipment services for your convenience.


If you are interested in booking your stay at The Nest Hotel for the Berg Show weekend or any other occasion, you can visit their website at https://thenest.co.za/ or call them at 036 468 1068. You can also follow them on Facebook or Instagram for updates and promotions.


The Berg Show is an event that you don’t want to miss this year. It is a perfect opportunity to have fun with your family and friends while supporting the local community and economy. You can buy your tickets online at https://www.webtickets.co.za/v2/Event.aspx?itemid=1530288232 or at selected Pick n Pay stores. You can also visit their official website at https://thebergshowkzn.com/ or follow them on Facebook or Instagram for more information and updates.


Don’t miss out on this amazing experience. Book your tickets and accommodation today and get ready for the Berg Show 2023!