Rastafarian Earth Festival

The vibrant Rastafarian community of Knysna encourages visitors to experience this unique lifestyle by joining in on the fun at the annual Rasta Earth Festival.

Judah Square in Knysna plays host to ten days of ceremonies, music and art exhibitions - all in celebration of His Majesty Haile-I Selassie-I's Earthday (Birthday) and Emancipation Day. The festival includes seven days of church ceremonies (Nyahbingh) and guides will be on hand to explain the rituals and sacred rites.