Anticipation mounts as we approach the Oakhurst Insurance EdenXperience, the formidable family festival, hosted by Glenwood House School in September. The annual fundraiser is set to attract over 10 000 people with its wide range of fun-filled events to keep the entire family involved.

The stunning flagship event, The George Herald “Run with the Stars” night run is a 10 km route through Loerie Park and Eden neighbourhoods, is not to be missed. If the 10km is a little overwhelming for you there will also be a 3km fun run/walk offering loads of prizes to those dressed to the theme; “Space Race.” Pre entries are open at

Get to Glenwood House School bright and early for the Sportsman’s Warehouse Trail Run. You can choose between the 18km route and 9km route, both winding through picturesque private forests and farmlands. For our trail runners who are still starting out there will also be a 5km route on offer. Don’t forget to pre-enter at

The inaugural Xtreme Waterpolo tournament will be in full swing from Friday morning through to Saturday afternoon at the Glenwood House School’s Aquatic Centre. The tournament sets to showcase an action packed weekend of sportsmanship.

Glenwood House School is also set to host over 600 preparatory participants in the annual Hockey Festival. The event draws competitors from the Western, Eastern and Southern Cape and promises to show some high intensity action throughout the weekend.

Friday night will showcase some of the best local entertainment to help ease you into your evening. There will be great food stalls keeping you full and energised for all your planned events.

For the young and young at heart there will be a Kids Fun Park promising loads of fun and laughter throughout the festival. There will also be a Toddler Dash on Friday night to ensure that even our little attendees get their share of the competitive fun.

The Saturday afternoon local tourism expo aims to share some of the wonders that the beautiful paradise of the Garden Route has to offer.

Glenwood House School is grateful to our two main sponsors, Oakhurst Insurance and The George Herald, and the extensive support they provide us to make this event possible. In recognition of their roles in the success of the EdenXperience, a portion of all proceeds is handed to Oakhurst Insurance and The George Herald in support of their many charity events. The festival also supports Glenwood House School’s efforts of carbon footprint reduction, by reducing, reusing and recycling waste wherever possible.

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