Kpetoe Kente Weaving Village is located near the Togo border, a cluster of villages called Kpetoe has produced kente cloth for generations. It is renowned for high-quality Ewe kente, which is unique in design and often less expensive than that from other regions.
Kpetoe has begun efforts to provide expanded and more structured services for tourists. Meanwhile, visitors can have an interesting time exploring the villages, its weavers and kente shops on their own.
Kpetoe’s weavers generally do not work on Sundays.
Visitor facilities are limited but additional amenities are in the planning stages. The weaving centre has pit toilets but no running water. Cold beverages are available in the village and chop bars offer street food.
There are no official hours yet, but weavers are generally active dawn to dusk, Monday through Saturday.
Kpetoe is located along the main road between Ho and Aflao. Frequent public transport is available in directions between Ho and the coast.
An annual week-long Kente festival called Agbamevo Za which is held each August in Kpetoe, featuring speed weaving contests, kente dress design competitions and many other activities. This festival is an incredible sensory overload experience and an absolute must for all interested in Kente. Dates vary by year, so contact the Ghana Tourism Authority for current year dates.