On Sunday, 15 March 2020, president Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation regarding COVID-19, announcing that a National State of Disaster has been implemented. As a way to minimise the spread of the disease, all gatherings of more than 100 people have been cancelled with immediate effect. In accordance with the Disaster Management Act, the organisers of the South Coast Bike Fest™ have announced that the event, scheduled to take place in Port Edward from Saturday, 25 to Monday, 27 April, has been cancelled. This was the second of five Bike Fest SA tours taking place in 2020.
The annual Bike Fest, a flagship event of Ugu South Coast Tourism (USCT), will be returning to the South Coast from 25 to 27 April 2020. And this time, all the engine-revving action will take place at the scenic, tourist-friendly coastal town of Port Edward.