Are you planning to spend some time in the city of Port Elizabeth this weekend? Then you’re in for a treat because there are plenty of things happening in the friendly city, ensuring you will have an unforgettable time in this famous tourist destination in the Eastern Cape! The kids, sports lovers and those who enjoy an exciting event can look forward to a weekend filled with loads of fun for family and friends of all ages. The children can spend time at the Kids & Baby Expo at the Boardwalk, while cricket enthusiasts can watch the next One Day International match between South Africa and Australia at St George’s Park or those motor bike enthusiasts can enjoy a week-long bike rally with the first ever Wingfling event in Port Elizabeth. With all this action taking place in the beautiful Bay, get packing and complete a perfect fun-filled stay in PE by booking at the truly exquisite Lodge on Main Guest House and Conference Centre in Walmer by calling 041 581 3146 or emailing

The Kids & Baby Expo 2016

The Herald First Choice Kids & Baby Expo is set to take place at the Exhibition Level in the Boardwalk Hotel and Casino  from Friday, the 7th of October, to Sunday, the 9th of October.

Entry tickets cost R 40 per adult and R 20 per child. Entertainment for the kiddies once inside will be free of charge.

The Kids & Baby Expo is for teachers, parents-to-be and families with children from newborn to 12 years old. There will be a Daily Entertainment Zone, Creative Corner, plenty of exciting prizes, free and fun-filled Action Area as well as a fab Family competition.

The Herald First Choice Kids & Baby Expo will run from 09h00 to 17h00 throughout the weekend.

ODI South Africa vs Australia

Currently, South Africa is in the lead with 3 ODIs emphatically won since Australia has begun their limited-overs tour of the country. The fourth ODI will take place at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth on Sunday, the 9th of October, at 10h00. Come and gloat on a white wash of a win by SA should we end up with our 4th consecutive win in this series.

If you want to watch the match live, you should hurry, since there are probably only a limited number of seats available! The quickest way to purchase the tickets would be online. Copy and paste this link in your browser:, and once you’re there, search for the match. Let’s hope South Africa continues its winning streak!

The Wingfling Rally in Port Elizabeth

Wingfling is an annual bike rally that lasts a full week, held by the Wing Riders of South Africa motorcycle club. This year, it will take place in PE for the first time. All Wing Riders, owners of Honda Goldwing motorcycles, are invited to be a part of this bike rally, which starts on Friday, the 7th of October, and ends on next Friday, the 14th of October.

At the beginning, the Wing Riders will start entering the city. During Wingfling, you can enjoy a variety of entertainment and charity drives, courtesy of institutes such as the South African National Blood Service and The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds. All the bikes will be on display at Baywest on Sunday, the 9th, and the Wing Riders will be on daily outruns. It’s free to watch this exciting event, but there are tickets for a comedy show on Saturday, the 8th, and a live band on Thursday, the 13th. The tickets cost R 180. For more information, you can contact the organiser, Deon van Tonder, at 082 556 0416.

Need any more reason to visit the friendly city?

With all that is happening this coming weekend/week in the friendly city, you just cannot deny your family this fun-filled holiday experience in the Eastern Cape. To make it easier for you, you can simply book accommodation with us here at Lodge on Main, at our 4-star guest house, which is only a few minutes’ drive from these inviting events in Port Elizabeth.