Wings & Wheels Festival Uitenhage is a community event drawing all the people together to enjoy a day of fun and excitement!
Our next event is on 28th April 2018, at the Uitenhage Airfield.
What you can expect to see:
New car dealers:
New car dealers will display their vehicles.
Veteran car clubs:
A parade of veteran cars starts in Uitenhage, ending up on our festival grounds. These vehicles will do a parade through the streets of Uitenhage and enter the airfield, lead by the Caledonian Pipers, before lining up for display for the day.
Motorbikes and trikes:
Motorbikes and trikes will also be part of the show.
Extreme 4 X 4 vehicles:
Special extreme 4 X 4 tracks are built to entertain 4 X 4 enthusiasts. A 4 X 4 championship will also take place. There will be TV coverage same as 2016.
A Mountain bike event with different races will form part of the festival.
A challenge between a plane and a veteran car always promises to thrill.
A stage with live music entertainment all day will give a festival atmosphere. Several well known artists will be performing. All this coupled with a large variety of stalls, including craft, food and exhibitors stalls are part of the festival - plenty to do for young and old.
Our team has been built over the past 5 years, of many people from all over the community, South Africa and the World, giving us hands on help, information and, most of all, commitment. Our Event Organiser, Rev. Lourens Kruger has enriched the community in many ways, with the help of sponsors and activities. All the various Flying Authorities and Emergency Services, Police Force, Traffic departments, CPF and our team, pull together to make this annual community event a success.
Articles and coverage of the event in The local newspaper UD News, Die Burger, The Herald and flying magazines like S.A. Flyer and African Pilot. Billboards, banners and flyers will also carry the brand name. Advertising over radio stations like RSG, Algoa FM and Luister FM. Broadcasts will be done from the festival.
Advertising on TV includes FiŽsta on KykNet. Ignition TV Channel 189 has already done seven one hour broadcasts in April 2017. Bay TV also recorded the whole festival in 2017.
We would like you to join us on the day, and make Uitenhage, Port Elizabeth, the Eastern Cape and South Africa the place to be watched, when it comes to this Community Aviation Festival!