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It might be held in the small Western Cape town of Dar­ling, but this event is every bit as dy­namic as the big­gest mu­sic fes­ti­vals in the world. Now in its 13th year, this award-win­ning green fes­ti­val has fea­tured hun­dreds of lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional acts on nu­mer­ous stages ded­i­cated to dif­fer­ent mu­sic gen­res.

“It’s a one-of-a-kind, multi-sen­sory and multi-faceted ex­pe­ri­ence in SA. Lo­cally, you won’t find any­thing else like it,” says Zethu Gqola, Rock­ing the Daisies Head of Mar­ket­ing. A lot of time and ef­fort also go into the de­sign and dig­i­tal look of the fes­ti­val to en­sure a world-class event.

Date: 5-7 Oc­to­ber 2018.

Tick­ets: From R595.

Artists: This year’s line-up has yet to be an­nounced. Pre­vi­ous artists have in­cluded Flume (New Zealand), Joey Bada$$ (USA), Rudi­men­tal (UK), MGMT (USA), The Kooks (USA), Alt J, Crook­ers and The Naked and Fa­mous.

Stalls: Arts, crafts and cloth­ing.

Ac­com­mo­da­tion: Gen­eral camp­ing is in­cluded in the ticket price, al­though there’s a lux­ury ac­com­mo­da­tion op­tion avail­able. Visit the web­site for de­tails.

How to get there: Drive from Cape

Town to Dar­ling (80km). Rock­ing the Daisies also or­gan­ises Walk­ing the Daisies, an an­nual two-day walk from the Mother City to the fes­ti­val to raise aware­ness of en­vi­ron­men­tal con­ser­va­tion.

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