Annual Festivals & Big Events In Cape Town 2018
Annual Festivals & Big Events In Cape Town 2018
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Annual Festivals & Big Events In Cape Town 2018
Events and festivals you should not miss! See our month-by-month calendar of Cape Town’s best, biggest and hottest events in 2018.
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Annual Festivals & Big Events In Cape Town 2018

Events and festivals you should not miss! See our month-by-month calendar of Cape Town’s best, biggest and hottest events in 2018.
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Annual Festivals & Big Events In Cape Town 2018
Events and festivals you should not miss! See our month-by-month calendar of Cape Town’s best, biggest and hottest events in 2018.

Cape Town is truly the city that never sleeps, with parties and activities happening all year round; even in our rainy season, it’s no wonder why Cape Town is the tourist’s party-central destination.

Please note: This list will continuously be updated during 2018.

Don't forget to check what's happening in Cape Town Today and this Weekend

Quick JumpJanuary 2018Prime Circle @ KirstenboschAngus & Julia Stone - Live at KirstenboschJägermeister presents Up The Creek 2018UCON 2018STBB Red Hill Marathon and Classic #RunClean2018February 2018Zando Cape Town 10sM4A SummerFest '18Sneaky Grounds - Volume 6South African Cannabis Walk 2018The Illusionists - Cape TownUltra South Africa - Cape TownHeart Cape Town Music FestivalThe First Thrift Fest Of 2018Stellenbosch Get Cultured FestivalInvestec Cape Town Art Fair 2018The Colour Run Stellenbosch -- Superhero TourThe Design Indaba Festival 2018The Grand White Cape Town 2018Gin & Tonic Festival CAPE TOWN 2018LiraMarch 2018Paradise Springs 2018Huawei KDay 2018Clubbers Campout - #ClubbersTurns5We Love Summer: The Last DanceWe House Sundays - Ft. Andre LodermannThe Macaron & Bubbly ExperienceBazique Festival 2018Cape Town CarnivalSouth African Eco Film Festival19th Annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2018Elrow South Africa 2018 // Cape TownThe 2nd Annual South African International Tattoo ConventionTwo Oceans Marathon 2018EFC 68 Van Staden vs HughesApril 2018CTEMF 2018So Happy CarnivalHarfeild Village Carnival 2018ADM Fest 2018Stellenbosch Craft Beer FestivalStellenbosch Oyster and Bubbly Festival 2018Decorex Cape Town 2018Freedom of the City with Black CoffeeMay 2018Sneaky Grounds Vol 7 Ft Mystical Complex & ROYAL FLUSHRadio 786 Cape Town Ramadaan & Lifestyle ExpoMetal United World Wide - Cape Town, South AfricaSouth African Cannabis Walk 2018FNB Cape Town 12 One RunThe Grind Winter Warmer Obstacle RaceJune 2018Parents & Past Pupils Night OutThe Final Show at Gandalf'sSecret Sunset Southern PeninsulaDrizzled - Winter Music & Food FestAutumn Beer FestivalZodiac - JuneRondebosch Craft MarketRockerfellas live at Quay 4

January 2018

Summer is in full swing and all the party people are taking the city by storm, the festive season might be coming to an end but the festivities are in no short supply.

Prime Circle @ Kirstenbosch

The South African rock band, Prime Circle has returned to the shores of Cape Town.

@Prime Circle

This year they will be jamming some of their favourite tracks at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens.

Book your tickets now to avoid disappointment and arrive early to grab the perfect spot to rock out to one of South Africa's very own rock sensation.

Angus & Julia Stone - Live at Kirstenbosch

Multi-platinum selling Australian duo Angus & Julia Stone announce their first tour to South Africa in January 2018.

@Parklife Festival‎

Celebrating a career spanning 10 years, Angus & Julia Stone have released countless hits since first performing together in 2006. Fans can finally look forward to seeing their favourite songs performed live with a selection of timeless gems such as Big Jet Plane, Just A Boy, Heart Beats Slow, Mango Tree and many more.Angus & Julia Stone will also perform songs from their brand new album, SNOW, released September 2017.

The album features 12 glorious tracks penned by Angus and Julia together and was produced, and largely engineered, by the Sydney-born siblings themselves.

See them live at the beautiful open air space at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Remember to arrive early to secure the perfect spot to view the show.

Jägermeister presents Up The Creek 2018

Join in for the 28th annual Jägermeister presents Up The Creek festival happening alongside the Breede River just outside of Swellendam this January.

This mammoth outdoor festival attracts party goers from across the country. There will be 2 stages showcases over 40 artists and bands.

The Artists lineup:

  • Mango Groove
  • Fokofpolisiekar
  • Albert Frost
  • The Kiffness
  • Nomadic Orchestra
  • Crimson House
  • Bongeziwe Mabandla
  • Sublime Tribute Project
  • Southern Wild
  • Half 'n Half
  • Opposite the Other
  • Native Young
  • Jackal & The Wind
  • Veranda Panda
  • Spoegwolf
  • Ben Dey and the Concrete Lions
  • Sol Gems
  • Aidan Martin
  • Jak Skandi
  • Boulevard Blues
  • Slow Jack
  • Fox Comet
  • MT Seas
  • Veladraco
  • Lucy Kruger
  • Bad Peter
  • BRYNN
  • West Coast Wolves
  • Van T
  • We Are Charlie
  • Stone Jets
  • The Steezies
  • Sunset Sweatshop
  • Jews For Techno
  • Jerry & The Bandits
  • Mobbing Bali

Apart from the live musical acts there will be a Savannah Comedy act by Schalk Bezuidenhout.

This 3 day festival promises to be one for the books with a variety of food stalls and pop up shops, Up The Creek will definitely be keeping you busy.

Tip: Do't forget your lilo, as nothing compares to watching your favourite artists from the river.

UCON 2018

Once again Genshiken is proud to bring you UCON. The anime, gaming, and general nerd convention returns to UCT's sports centre for a weekend of unrivalled fun and adventure.

@Genshiken Uct‎

Visitors can expect to find anime and fandom related stalls, maid cafe, gaming tournaments and demos (hosted by the marvellous Zombiegamer), demonstrations, quizzes, and much more.

With an array of traders featuring their goods this is one expo you don't want to miss!

  • When: 27 -28 January, 10am - 6pm
  • Venue: UCT Sports Centre, Rondebosch, Cape Town
  • Full Event Info: UCON 2018

STBB Red Hill Marathon and Classic #RunClean2018

The Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes Red Hill Marathon and Classic takes place this January along the Fish Hoek mountain side.

@STBB Red Hill Marathon and Classic #RunClean 2018‎

Both races will proceed from Fish Hoek AC along Kommetjie Road to Kommetjie, up Slangkop, through Misty Cliffs and Scarborough to the Perdekloof intersection.

The 36.2km Classic will fork to the left up Red Hill. The Marathon will fork to the right and do a 6km loop towards Cape Point returning to the Perdekloof intersection where it re-joins the Classic up Red Hill. Both races are then run over Red Hill, down towards Simonstown Main Road and back through Glencairn.

Just before the traffic circle runners will turn right into Beach Road, left into Recreation, then into Upper Recreation, through the back roads of Fish Hoek before finishing on the field at Fish Hoek Athletic Club.

February 2018

February means the arrival of the sun and it is said that this summer will be the hottest yet!

Zando Cape Town 10s

The Zando Cape Town 10s is turning 10 in 2018! Come and join them for an epic weekend in which they celebrate their 10 year anniversary!

@Zando Cape Town 10s‎

They have an incredible lineup of artists will rock the stages throughout the weekend. Catch a glimpse of your favourite rugby legend or play against one of the celebs! Come and enjoy the weekend with Zando.

  • Cost:
    • R279 - Weekend Pass
    • R3000 - VIP Weekend Pass
  • When: 1 - 3 February, 9am - 11:30am
  • Venue: Hamilton's Rugby Club
  • Full Event Info: Zando Cape Town 10s

M4A SummerFest '18

A place for Friendship and Metal. SummerFest'18 celebrates all-African heavy metal music and its nearest musical cousins, now in its twelfth year in Cape Town, South Africa. Brought to you by www.metal4africa.com & affiliates.

@METAL4AFRICA.COM‎

For those of you who attended the 2016 /2017 at 12 Viben Avenue (now named METRONOME), they are happy to let you know that M4A SummerFest has settled there.

A diverse and carefully selected mix of new & old local metal acts to span across a multitude of sub-genres on the main stage. Each event enjoys its own unique blend of metal flavours; keeping in mind that even 9 bands is not enough to please every heavy metal.

Band Line Up:

  • As Time Divides
  • Abaddon
  • Rhakshah
  • Treehouse Burning
  • With Dawn
  • The Fallen Prophets
  • Ohgod
  • Ill System

This industrial space will feature a great indoor area where they have installed an impressive stage fully equipped with the best sound and lighting in Cape Town. There will also be a second party area where Nytrox Productions & friends will host DJ's spinning the best in all known local and international heavy metal in an industrial complex setting.

The courtyard will host an alternative market and plenty of street parking with private security. party Goers are encouraged not to drink and drive and make use of the bus service available.

  • Cost:
    • R120 pp
  • When: 3 February, 4pm - 2am
  • Venue: 8 Viben Ave, Brackenfell Industrial, Cape Town
  • Full Event Info: M4A SummerFest '18

Sneaky Grounds - Volume 6

It's a New Year, its 2018 and Shambala are back! Bringing you the biggest event and back by popular demand to the South.

@Shambala

Sneaky Grounds is a 12 hour outdoor festival with thundering sound and bass, lazers, give aways and the best stage you will see this year. There will be food stalls and plenty of space to shake your booty. The organisers have an incredible line up waiting for party goers, with massive headliners taking to the stage. Line up:

  • Headroom
  • Rubix Qube
  • Unison
  • RoomMush
  • KEELO
  • Priest
  • GonZo
  • Inoculum
  • Loophole
  • TerraKota
  • Drifter
  • Brontide

This event is a bring your own booze, so pack that cooler and get ready to party!

  • Cost:
    • R60 - Limited guest list until 7pm
    • R100 - Before 9pm
    • R120 - Thereafter
  • When: 3 February, 4pm - 4am
  • Venue: Marksman Sports Shotting Club, 13-19 Plantation Rd, Ottery
  • Full Event Info: Sneaky Grounds - Volume 6

@Shambala‎

The biggest Psytrance event ever to hit the Southern Suburbs and they aint stopping there! Sneaky Grounds is back with a bang.

Bring on your psychedelic vibez and come enjoy a fun filled day/night with some carnage and mayhem as they replay the diverse intimacy once again at the mind melting venue of The Marksman Sport Shooting Range.

Line Up:

  • Mystical Complex
  • Royal Flush
  • DaNimal
  • Subconscious Safari
  • Inocolum
  • GonZo
  • Brainstorm
  • Loophole
  • TerraKota
  • Rubix Qube
  • CAPES

Having reached over 1300 blissful souls, they aim to improve your experience to a whole new level this time around. Join them in ever lasting Love and Light in this natural venture. Join them to rejoice in one another, join in on dancing in the dark. With Shambala, it can't be explained, only experienced.

  • Cost:
    • R100 - Pre Sold (300 left)
    • R150 - Online
    • R180 - At the Door
    • R50 Corkage Fee
  • When: 4-5 May, 5pm - 5am
  • Venue: Marksman Sports Shooting Club, 11 Plantation Rd, Ottery
  • More Info: Facebook Event

South African Cannabis Walk 2018

Come as you are! Showcase your industry, profession, passion, or any message you want to share.

Join Bongalong for the annual Cannabis walk happening this May, share a space with like minded people. Arrive early and get informed about the status of Cannabis and legalities behind it in South Africa.

The Illusionists - Cape Town

After record breaking runs in New York, London and Asia, The Illusionists 2.0: The Next Generation of Magic will be in South Africa for the first time ever!

@Showtime Management‎

This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of seven of the most incredible illusionists on earth. It has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzled audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. The non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions.

Audiences will witness stunning acts of grand illusion, levitation, mindreading, and disappearance. Collectively these performers have been seen by millions of people around the world and this production showcases their incredible talents together on stage for the very first time.

  • Cost:
    • From R250 - R500
  • When: 7,8,9,10,11 February, 6pm - 9pm
  • Venue: Grand Arena, Grand West Theatre, Goodwood
  • Full Event Info: The Illusionists - Cape Town

Ultra South Africa - Cape Town

Ultra South Africa, Africa’s largest electronic music festival, proudly announces its return to Cape Town for its fifth anniversary.

@Ultra South Africa

Ultra Music Festival is gearing up to celebrate its 20th anniversary at the flagship event in Miami in 2018, with South Africa celebrating the 5th year of magic.

This means that 2018's festival will be bigger than ever before! The Cape Town event will be held earlier in the year, on Friday 9th February 2018, and will once again be held at the Cape Town Stadium, that iconic venue that all visitors to the mother city know and love!

  • Cost:
    • General Access:
      • R600 - Early Bird (Limited)
      • R700 - Tier 1
      • R800 - Tier 2
    • VIP
      • R1000 - Early Bird
      • R1250 - Tier 1
      • R1500 - Tier 2
  • When: 9 February, 2pm - 12am
  • Venue: Cape Town Stadium, 10 Fritz Sonnenberg Rd, Green Point
  • Full Event Info: Ultra South Africa

Heart Cape Town Music Festival

Heart 104.9FM presents Heart Cape Town Music Festival, a family day of music and fun.

@Heart 104.9FM‎

Expect to see big bands and your favourite artists with a convenient setup for festival goers.

Entertainment line up:

  • Emo Adams
  • Airborne
  • Jimmy Nevis
  • DR Victor
  • Sketchy Bongo
  • Mango Groove
  • AKA & more.

Watch this space as more artist to be announced. There will be a cash bar and refreshments available at venue. Tickets are priced between R70 and R150. Children under 2 enter free. Children aged 2-12 R70.

  • Cost:
    • R150 - Adults
    • R70 - Children (Ages 2-12yrs)
    • FREE - Children u2
  • When: 10 February, 10:30am - 8:30pm
  • Venue: Newlands Cricket Grounds, 148 Campground Rd, Newlands
  • Full Event Info: Heart Cape Town Music Festival

The First Thrift Fest Of 2018

You are invited to the First Thrift Fest of 2018, where you can find treasures at the lowest prices in Cape Town.

@Second hand‎

Sellers come from all over the city to sell their secondhand, handmade and new items. It is a day of entertainment and shopping. There will be bands announced as they confirm!

There will be a kiddies section, a bar and amazing second hand goodies, so invite the friends and family and make a day of it.

  • Cost:
    • R20 - Online
    • R30 - Gate
  • When: 10 February, 10:30am - 3pm
  • Venue: Kenilworth Racecourse, 134-136 Rosmead Ave, Kenilworth, Cape Town
  • Full Event Info: The First Thrift Fest of 2018

Stellenbosch Get Cultured Festival

Their main aim is to create an inclusive space for diverse cultural interaction.

@Get Cultured Festival‎

The Vanguard vision of The Get Cultured Festival is a multi-faceted project based on community, music, art, fashion, food, lifestyle and various cultures.

This 14 hour arts and culture festival is a much anticipated showcase of South African talent. Entertainment Line up:

  • The Plastics
  • Digital Sangoma
  • Roxton met Herki
  • MOONDUNES
  • Veladraco
  • Menegerie
  • Dum-Chang
  • Christian Tiger School
  • KAY FAITH
  • Mvula Drae
  • Floyu
  • Floz
  • Floyd Lavine
  • Lady M
  • Daddy warbucks
  • Mudblud
  • ONE FOOT IN THE GROOVE
  • MKLY VS Sides
  • Dj Roulette B2B BRONSON
  • Terrasoul VS Kong
  • IKon B2B Kilopascal DJ
  • SecondNature

This day of entertainment will also feature graffiti artists, food vendors, craft beers, secondhand market and a fully licensed bar.

  • Cost:
    • R150 _ early Bird (SOLD OUT)
    • R200 - Phase 1
    • R250 - Phase 2 (on sale until the 9 February)
    • R300 - At the Door
  • When: 10 February, 10am - 12am
  • Venue: Jan Marias Nature Reserve, 4 Cradock Rd, Mostertsdrift, Stellenbosch
  • Full Event Info: Stellenbosch Get Cultured Festival

Investec Cape Town Art Fair 2018

Investec Cape Town Art Fair showcases a diversity of work that represents the forefront of contemporary art from Africa to the world, and the world to Cape Town.

@Investec Cape Town Art Fair‎

The city boasts a vibrant arts scene, driven by the top galleries on the African continent. Thanks to its diverse cultural heritage and geographic beauty, Cape Town is a compelling destination for both art world professionals and collectors alike.

  • Cost:
    • R150 - Early Bird
    • R165 - General Access
  • When: 16-18 February, 11am - 7pm
  • Where: Cape Town International Convention Centre, Lower Long St, Cape Town
  • More Info: Investec Cape Town Art Fair 2018

The Colour Run Stellenbosch -- Superhero Tour

The Happiest 5K on the Planet™ is heading to Stellies, 17 February to bring you the final stop on their Superhero Tour.

@The Color Run South Africa‎

Get ready to run-ble Stellenbosch! Get ready to for a new tour, new gear, and the new newness all wrapped up in the awesomeness of The Colour Run that you love!

Don't forget all under 10's run for free. :)
  • Cost:
    • R270 - Solo Runner
    • R300 - Solo Runner (On the day)
    • R245 - Team 4-10 pp
    • R300 - Team 4-10pp (On the day)
  • When: 17 February, 8am - 12pm
  • Where: Hoërskool Stellenbosch
  • Full Event Info: The Colour Run Stellenbosch - Superhero Tour

The Design Indaba Festival 2018

It’s more than a conference, it’s more than a music festival. It’s the annual do-tank at the intersection of innovation, business and social impact design.

@Design Indaba Festival

At the heart of the Design Indaba Festival is the mandate to make the world a better place through creativity.

Taking place this February at the Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town, the Festival encompasses the world-renowned Design Indaba Conference, Nightscape, FilmFest and flagship exhibits: Emerging Creatives and Most Beautiful Object in South Africa.

  • Cost:
    • R7 470 - 3 Day Ticket
    • R3 220 - 1 Day ticket
  • When: 21 - 24 February 2018, 9am - 5pm
  • Venue: Artscape Theatre, D.F. Malan St, Cape Town
  • Full Event Info: Design Indaba Festival 2018

The Grand White Cape Town 2018

The Grand White event celebrates its 5th Anniversary in 2018 with an impressive entertainment program. You will be surprised.

@The GRAND WHITE SA‎

A new improved online seating plan helps you to get your preferred seating in advance. Book your seats now!

Spend an extraordinary afternoon and evening together with friends and family — at a secret location in your city. Come dressed all in white! The Grand White will without a doubt become known as one of the most prestigious events once again in 2018. An event where you arrive as strangers and leave as friends!

During the afternoon and evening, the guests will enjoy each other's company, delicious food, live music, speeches, comedy, entertainment and much more that promises an unforgettable event. Guests are welcome to bring their own picnic baskets or purchase them for collection at the event. Liquor Policies will be released later in time depending on City of Cape Town liquor license granted.

Gin & Tonic Festival CAPE TOWN 2018

Taste, swirl and revel in the most exciting, fastest growing spirit category in the world!

@Holly Jade Courtenay‎

The Gin & Tonic Festival returns to Cape Town showcasing over 30 local and international gin distilleries at a venue born to be the spiritual home of the G&T in the Mother City; The Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock.

Gin & Tonic Festival are elated to announce the return of the exciting new partnership between the award winning Neighbourgoods Market and the Gin & Tonic Festival team, brought to fruition through collaboration to host the 6th instalment of South Africa’s original Gin & Tonic Festival.

Entertainment Line Up:

  • Green House
    • Roastin' Records
    • No Diggity
    • Christian Tiger School
    • Terrence Pearce
  • Gin and Tonic Stage
    • Faye and Wren
    • Digital Sangoma
    • Diamond Thug
    • Nomadic Orchestra
    • ANG
  • The Court Yard "Busking Stage"
    • Angelo Daster Trio
    • MNSF
    • Unannounced

Some of the country’s best gin producers will be available to sample and taste, to illustrate what makes their tipple so simply irresistible.

Gin lovers can look forward to having their taste buds tantalised by artisanal food offerings from the Old Biscuit Mill regulars as well as a host of delicious new food vendors.

A selection of the city’s finest food trucks and gourmet street food chefs will serve up gastronomic goodness to festival-goers. In addition, a summer-inspired designer’s market will feature the brightest in locally made fashion, lifestyle and accessory goods.

If that's not enough to get your toes tingling, a selection of local artists will soothe and entertain the crowds at their dedicated music stages, setting the mood for a truly memorable experience. Expect a curated bill of live and electronic music.

  • Cost:
    • R100 - Early Gin Bird
    • R150 - Regular Gin Bird
  • When: 25 February, 11am - 5pm
  • Venue: Old Biscuit Mill, 385 Albert Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town
  • Full Event Info: Gin & Tonic Festival CAPE TOWN 2018

Lira

LIRA is a multi-award-winning artist, and the first African artist to release a full HD DVD in Blu Ray (3 x Platinum) in 2009.

@Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts‎

She is one of the highest-selling vocalist in South Africa - Platinum selling albums Feel Good (2006), Soul in Mind (2008), Live in Concert; A Celebration (2009) and Return to Love (2011). She has released 6 Studio Albums, 3 Concert DVD's, An Autobiography and also released her first independent studio album - Born Free (April 2016). Lira has a beautiful voice, with an African influenced smooth-groove “feel good” sound.

Enjoy Lira in the open air theatre showcase famous amongst Capetonians, Kirstenbosch Gardens.

  • Cost:
    • R135 - R180
  • When: 25 February, 5:30pm - 7pm
  • Venue: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Rhodes Dr, Cape Town
  • Full Event Info: Lira

March 2018

The myth of global warming is now confirmed as we are seeing unseasonably warm weather around this time of year. But, this means even more time spent outdoors partying!

Paradise Springs 2018

Strange Loving Presents, the 3 day hotel & resort pool party festival.

@Strange Loving‎

Spend the whole weekend dancing, soaked in water, with the warm sun on your bare shoulders exploring the array of activities available.

There will be 6 large natural hot springs to choose from with 3 large cool pools to cool off. A selection of jacuzzi's are available for party goers as well as a super tube for the adrenaline junky in us all.

The 2 dance areas will feature many loved big name DJ's as all Strange Loving parties boast.

DJ Line Up:

  • Timo ODV (JHB)
  • Toy Toy Showcase feat. Dogstar, Fabio, Kanan K7, Kyle Russouw
  • Floyd Lavine
  • Ryan Murgatroyd
  • more to be announced...

Camping options are available with good quality toilets and showers. Chalets and apartments are also available to rent for the duration of the party.

To view the chalet and apartment costs click here.

There are various lounging areas and bars to keep you lubricated during this epic party weekend. Keep your belly full with the food options for sale and make use of the free shuttle service to and from the camping areas throughout the festival.

Book now as tickets are selling out fast!

  • Cost:
    • Festival Tickets:
      • R150 - Super Early Bird
      • R200 - Early Bird
      • R300 - Normal Bird
      • R400 - Late Bird
    • Camping Tickets:
      • R200 - Full Weekend Camp out Pass
  • When: 2 - 4 March
  • Venue: Paradise Springs Resort, Uitvlucht Street, Montagu
  • Full Event Info: Paradise Springs 2018

Huawei KDay 2018

Kfm 94.5 and Huawei bring you a feel great music festival you just can’t miss!

Huawei KDay are bringing you the hottest artists from all over South Africa, for one epic day of only the best entertainment. This one is for the whole family as you stretch out on the lawn and enjoy the show.

Set at the Meerendal Wine Estate, this celebration will be nothing short of spectacular, watch the sun set behind Table Mountain as the night sky is lit up by the thumping entertainment line up.

  • Cost:
    • R120 - Child General Access
    • R280 - General Access
    • R450 - KFM Chill Zone (No U18s)
  • When: 3 March, 8am - 11pm
  • Venue: Meerendal Wine Estate, Cape Farms, Durbanville
  • Full Event Info: Huawei KDay 2018

Clubbers Campout - #ClubbersTurns5

Clubbers Campout returns to the Silverstroom Camping Resort with a bigger production, a stacked DJ line up, better facilities, more bars, great vendors, more activities and off course you, your friends…and that amazing Clubbers Campout Spirit!

Clubbers Campout…Born through an idea of combining the Cape Town night club and events scene with a camping experience, they have striven to accommodate and entertain patrons by providing a camp site, ablution facilities, recreational activities and performances by DJ's and comedians in a safe and comfortable environment.

The very 1st Clubbers Campout was hosted in March of 2013 in Worcester and set the tone for a brand that is completely unique from any other outdoor festival by maintaining a commercial music policy. 12 events later, with some great memories and new friends made at events held all over the Western Cape, they will be celebrating 5 years of Clubbers Campout on the 9th, 10th & 11th of March 2018!

Tip: General Camping has limited power points, reserve yours now to ensure you can charge your phone!
  • Cost:
    • Entrance:
      • Phase 1: R350 - Early Bird Weekend Pass
      • Phase 2: R450 - Weekend Pass
      • Friday 9th March: R700 - At the Gate
      • Saturday 10th March from 8am: R400 - At the Gate
    • Car Tax: (In order to reduce their carbon footprint they urge carpooling)
      • R150 - 1 person per vehicle
      • R100 - 2 people per vehicle
      • R50 - 3 people per vehicle
      • FREE - 4 people per vehicle
    • Camping:
      • R4000 - Beach Plot (Includes 8 entrance tickets)
        • Parking for up to 3 cars
        • Electricity
        • Braai Facilities
        • Private Ablution Facilities
        • Beach Bar & Chill Zone
      • R4800 - Glamp Zone (Includes 8 entrance tickets)
        • Parking for up to 3 cars
        • Electricity
        • Braai Facilities
        • Strict access control + 24 hr security
        • Hot water ablution facilities
        • Ice and Wood delivery services
        • FREE WiFi zone
        • Glamp Zone Shooter & Beer Bar
        • Pre set up tents
  • When: 9 - 11 March
  • Venue: Silverstroom rd, Cape Town
  • Reservations:
    • bookings@clubberscampout.com
  • Event Info: Facebook Event

We Love Summer: The Last Dance

Join We Love Summer for the last celebration of summer at their favourite venue of all time, Blue Rock!

You can expect everything you have grown to love: beautiful people, electric energy, incredible music, 2 stages, water sports, chill spaces, mixology and so much more.

The Oasis Blue Rock features a variety of water activities and plenty of space to spread out. Enjoy the star-lit sky while being well entertained by the incredible line up:

  • Purple Disco Machine
  • Boogie Vice
  • More TBA

Stay tuned as we will be releasing the rest of the line up as soon as it is announced. This venue has limited parking so consider carpooling with groups of three or more people, with at least one designated driver avalible.

Additionally, they have organised shuttles to get you to and from this event safely and on time. The shuttle trip will cost R130 round trip per person. Shuttle departure will be from Sea Point Library. Departure times are: 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm. Shuttle return times will be hourly from 8pm to midnight or as they fill to capacity.

Tip: There will be no ATM’s onsite, but some points of sale will have card machines. PLEASE BRING SUFFICIENT CASH!
  • Cost:
    • R250 - Early Bird
    • R280 - Phase 2
    • R320 - Phase 3
    • R350 - Final Phase
    • R5 500 - Table Service in private shaded area
      • Includes 10 Tickets
      • 1 Bottle of Smirnoff
      • 10 Mixers
  • When: 10 March, 10:30am - 12am
  • Venue: Blue Rock, N2, Helderberg Rural, Cape Town
  • Full Event Info: We Love Summer: The Last Dance

We House Sundays - Ft. Andre Lodermann

We House Sundays invites you to Celebrate their Third Birthday on the this March. For this milestone event they are heading to beautiful valleys of Rhebokskloof Wine Estate.

We House Sundays is a daytime experience. They encourage you to come early and explore the lush majestic paradise that we have created for you. Enjoy an array of delicious food, wine and tasty treats.

Remember to bring your picnic blankets. No camping chairs will be allowed. There will be serving a full cash bar, please no personal alcohol or bottles will be allowed onto the premisses.

  • Cost:
    • R140 - Early Bird
    • R240 - General Admission
    • R320 - Door Tickets
  • When: 11 March, 10am - 10:30pm
  • Venue: Wine Route Number 8, Windmeul, Agter Paarl
  • Full Event Info: We House Sundays - Ft. Andre Lodemann

The Macaron & Bubbly Experience

The event series is hosted by Flavourful who create unique premium experiences that combine flavours, sights and sounds in the beautiful city of Cape Town.

@Flavourful‎

The Macaron & Bubbly Experience is an event series with the aim of pairing the flavours of some sensational favourites. The focus is on a selection of different MCC's (Methode Cap Classique - the South Africa version of Champagne) and Sparkling Wines paired with the Macaron Menu.

The choices of Bubbly are carefully selected and range from Brut, Demi-Sec and Rose. There is a premium feel with a dedicated macaron display, a bubbly showcase, gin & tonic infusions, energetic music (DJ's), a cocktail bar, an interactive zone and more. An added attraction is the chocolate, coffee and nougat tasting area.

  • Cost:
    • R295 - Early Bird
    • R345 - Normal Bird
    • R395 - Late Bird
  • When: 16 March, 11am - 3:30pm
  • Venue: Bree Street Studios, 17 New Church Street, Cape Town
  • Full Event Info: The Macaron & Bubbly Experience

Bazique Festival 2018

Bazique Festival is a new local born event inspired by International Festival flare.

@MyCityByNight

International acts and performing arts are a mere hour away from Cape Town at the Elgin/Grabouw Country Club. Bazique is a 3-day musical reverie performed on 6 stages, all set in a surreal lakeside landscape and filled to the brim with art, humour and the wondrous company of friends.

This festival is brought to you by a crew of South African party architects in cahoots with major U.K festival, The Secret Garden Party Bazique partners with cronies such as; the Secret Garden Party (UK) Sexy Groovy Love, pop bottles, Wolfkop Weekender, Diskotekah, Cape Town Electronic Music Festival and the head creative behind Glade Festival (UK) and Wilderness Festival (UK).

The line-up will eventually consist of over 50 live bands and DJ's:

  • Foreign Beggers
  • Mano Le Tough
  • Riky Rick
  • Edu Imbernon
  • &Me
  • PHFat
  • DNOX
  • Jimmy Nevis
  • Atmos
  • Madmotormiquel
  • Floyd Lavine
  • Lady M
  • DJ Dimplez
  • Ready D
  • Rigopolar
  • Monark
  • Aking
  • Ard Matthews
  • Dj Speedsta
  • The Head Gardener
  • Dj Milkshake
  • Dj Invizible
  • Felix Laband
  • Richard Marshall
  • Chris De Vos
  • Champions Of The Sonaverse
  • Ayanda MVP
  • Dj Doowap
  • Toby 2 Shoes
  • CTEMF Sound System
  • Artelligent
  • DJ Vigilante
  • Dean Fuel
  • Bhaskar
  • Tha Cutt
  • DJ Lyle
  • Iorie
  • K-$
  • Trenton and The Free Radicals
  • JNN KPN
  • Fosta and OD
  • Sadhu Sensi
  • Glen Stylez
  • Mark Akol
  • Dantempo
  • Tommy Gun
  • Pierre Estienne
  • Jews for Techno
  • El Gordo
  • DJ Diskotekah
  • Mr Jay
  • The Get Down Dj's
  • DJ Will Travel

This unique gathering is a collaboration of relentless enthusiasts and creative imaginations. Bazique is a mash-up of International and local live bands and DJ’S, performance art, spectacular large scale site art installations, art cars, art boats, pop up parties, and 6 highly curated, immersive music stages designed by world-renowned artist Daniel Popper to create a cosmic circus of cheeky, unbridled fun.

  • Cost:
    • Weekend Experience Passes:
      • R650 - Super Early Bird
      • R750 - Early Bird
    • Car & Camping Passes: (Excludes Festival ticket)
      • R500 - Car Camping Pass
      • R500 - Camper Van Pass
    • Glamping Passes: (Excludes Festival ticket)
      • R950 - Ready Set Camp
      • R1 400 - ready Set Camp Shaded
      • R2 900 - Bazique Luxury Dome
      • R3 900 - Bazique Luxury Dome Shaded
      • R5 950 - Bazique 5m Luxury Bell Tent
      • R6 950 - Bazique 5m Luxury Bell Tent Shaded
  • When: 16 - 18 March
  • Venue: Elgin Grabouw Country Club, Grabouw
  • Full Event Info: Bazique Festival 2018

Cape Town Carnival

The Cape Town Carnival is a glamorous celebration of the transformative power of creativity and our African identity with its diverse array of communities and cultures.

@Cape Town Carnival‎

Every year, this festive occasion inspires our city and her people to create, build and play together – thousands of spectators converge annually on Green Point’s famous Fan Walk to join the extravagant parade of costumed performers, musicians and moving floats.

The Cape Town Carnival is operated by a non-profit trust with the purpose of staging this world-class event, simultaneously creating jobs and benefiting our local economy.

  • Cost:
    • R300 - Seated Ticket
    • R1 300 - VIP Ticket
  • When: 17 March, 7pm - 11pm
  • Venue: 43 Somerset Rd, Green Point, Cape Town
  • Full Event Info: Cape Town Carnival

South African Eco Film Festival

The 5th Annual SA Eco Film Festival returns to Cape Town and surrounds, proudly supported by leading Western Cape Eco-Friendly business partners sustainable.co.za, Ballo, Reliance and Hemporium.

@SA Eco Film Festival‎

21 Documentary films with eco and sustainable themes, 30 screenings over 7 days, award-winning films, solution focussed, entertaining and thought-provoking. With audience Q&A’s, guest speakers and more, this year’s SA Eco Film Festival is gearing up to create an ever bigger impact than ever before.

Check out what's playing at the Labia Today and this Weekend.

19th Annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2018

The 19th annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival takes place on 23 & 24 March 2018 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

@Cape Town International Jazz Festival

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival is the flagship event for the leading events management and production company espAfrika which has staged and produced several world-renowned events. Affectionately referred to as ‘Africa’s Grandest Gathering’ by both South African and international media.

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival, is the largest music event in sub-Saharan Africa. This year, the festival will boast multiple stages, over 40 artists, performing over 2 nights. The programming, unique to the Cape Town International Jazz Festival, is made up of South African and international artists respectively.

Elrow South Africa 2018 // Cape Town

After 34 countries, 67 cities and 193 shows, the best party in Ibiza has finally arrived on the shores on Cape Town.

This epic tour across South Africa will have party goers coming from far and wide to experience what Elrow is all about. Join them in their world of music, magic and performances like you have never experienced before.

DJ Line Up:

  • Bridges for Music
  • Kinky Disco
  • Sexy Groovy Love
  • Strange Loving
  • We House Sundays
  • Elrow Stage TBA

This massive gathering is not to be missed so get your ticket now and avoid feeling the FOMO!

  • Cost:
    • R295 - Phase 1
    • R355 - Phase 2
    • R415 - Phase 3
    • R475 - Phase 4
    • R545 - Final Phase
    • R1200 - VIP
  • When: 24 March, 10am - 2am
  • Venue: Castle Of Goodhope, Darling St & Buitenkant St, Cape Town
  • Full Event Info: Elrow South Africa 2018 // Cape Town

The 2nd Annual South African International Tattoo Convention

The South African International Tattoo Convention is annually hosted in Cape Town. 80 Tattoo artists from around the world are invited to contribute to this show.

@ Cape Electric Tattoo‎

Showcasing, within a quality, intimate setting, the best of international Tattoo art. Visitors can look forward to experiencing new cultures and people, world class tattooing and generally just a good time.

There will be food, drink and various good for sale as well as live tattooing happening right at the convention. A gathering of like minded tattooed family, where everyone is welcome, whether you have 1 tattoo or you're completely covered in them!

  • Cost:
    • R195 - General Pass Friday
    • R280 - General Pass Saturday
    • R240 - General Pass Sunday
    • R590 - Full Weekend Pass
  • When: 23-25 March, 5pm - 9pm
  • Venue: Haul Rd, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town
  • Full Event Info: South African International Tattoo Convention

Two Oceans Marathon 2018

The Two Oceans Marathon is loved among all athletes in South Africa, this is one of the most scenic races in the world.

@Hardlopen in Zuid-Afrika‎

There are two distance options, 56km Ultra race and a 21km half marathon. both races finish on the rugby field of the University of Cape Town.

The stunning route leads runnings along the Indian and Atlantic Ocean. An unprecedented 56 kilometer adventure over the most beautiful part of the Cape Peninsula.

For more info on running races in Cape Town click here.
  • Cost:
    • From R210 - R345
  • When: 31 March, 6am - 1:30pm
  • Venue: University of Cape Town, 27 Lovers Walk, Rondebosch, Cape Town
  • Full Event Info: Two Oceans Marathon 2018

EFC 68 Van Staden vs Hughes

The Mother City braces for battle as the best fighters from around the world prepare to go head-to-head at EFC 68.

@EFC‎

This March will see Martin van Staden take on Gavin Hughes in an epic lightweight championship bout. Card line up for EFC 68:

  • Martin van Staden (RSA) versus Gavin Hughes (UK) - Lightweight championship
  • Dave Mazany (USA) versus Chris Bright (RSA)
  • Regis Muyambo (ZIM) versus Roedie Roets (RSA)
  • Faeez Jacobs (RSA) versus Cal Ellenor (UK)

There are 8 more fights on the ticket for this one that promises to complete an action packed day. EFC 68 is proudly presented by Betxchange.com.

  • Cost:
    • From R225 - R3900
  • When: 31 March - 1 April, 4pm - 12am
  • Venue: Grand West Arena, Grand West Casino, Cape Town
  • Full Event Info: EFC 68 Van Staden vs Hughes

April 2018

The arrival of April in Cape Town sees everyone starting off the month with a bang pop and fizzle! It's Easter Weekend which means that Capetonians head for the hills and winelands, while tourists flock to the Mother City to enjoy all the festivities Cape Town has on offer.

CTEMF 2018

CTEMF will no longer be held in the first week of February, instead the 7th edition of CTEMF will be held over the first week in April 2018.

In addition to the festival’s new dates, CTEMF also announced plans to expand their satellite events to Durban for the very first time with CTEMF events taking place in Durban and Johannesburg on the 6th and 7th April 2018 respectively.

Artist Line Up:

  • Aero Manyelo
  • Artbat
  • Aux Gawd
  • Chee
  • Da Capo
  • Deetron
  • DJ Doowap
  • DJ Guy & Slow Motion City
  • DJ Lag
  • DJ Stingray
  • Dwson
  • Egyptian Lover
  • El Gordo & Kana K7
  • Enoo Napa
  • Floors
  • DJ Fred Spider
  • Gerd Janson
  • Job Jobse
  • Jon Laura
  • Kay Faith
  • Kwaitour
  • Lady Venom
  • Nodiggity
  • Paradise Citizens
  • Rag
  • Reezo Hassan
  • Rose Bonica
  • Stiff Pap
  • The Hacker
  • The Other DJS
  • Tzara
  • Zolabudde
  • More TBA

As always, CTEMF will host a three-day series of free workshops and showcases where industry luminaries from around the world cross paths with South Africa's established and up-and-coming talents to share stories, skills and insights. The expansive 3-day workshop programme will take place at various locations around Cape Town from 3rd - 5th April 2018.

  • Cost:
    • R400 - Phase 1
    • R500 - Phase 2
    • R600 - Phase 3
    • R650 - Phase 4
  • When: 6 - 8 April, 3pm - 12pm
  • Venue: TBA
  • Full Event Info: CTEMF 2018

So Happy Carnival

Carnival; noun - an exciting or riotous mixture of elements."a public event or celebration, typically held outdoors and involving stalls, entertainment, and processions."

@Ryan Shandel‎

In this place, you are family bound by deep passion not only for the love of music, but for the people that surround it. You'll groove to the same universal beat and, together, create beautiful experiences that will never be forgotten.

With that spirit in mind, Voltz Events Management will be taking So Happy Carnival to new heights for their next magical journey together.

Live out your fantasy in a festival dream world carefully created just for you; who knows what can be achieved when normality is suspended and only carnival rules apply.

Organisers have catered for those who want to make less of a carbon footprint by providing safe secure shuttle services:

  • HAPPY BUS TICKETS ❤︎ 🚐:
    • Pick Up and Drop Off locations:
      • Sea Point Old Library, Corner of Three Anchor Bay Road & Green Point Main Road.
    • Bus departs from Sea Point: 12pm - 4pm
    • Bus returns to Sea Point: 11pm - 2am
    • Cost:
      • R135 (Including return trip)

The carnival will be held at Fort Simon Wine Estate in Stellenbosch. Wander, explore, and unlock the energy of this magical place, and you will be rewarded with a truly beautiful experience.

Tip: The DJ line up will be announced soon, so check back with us to stay in the loop!
  • Cost:
    • R180 - Early Bird (90% SOLD OUT)
    • R220 - Carnival Bird
    • R320 - Final Bird
    • R380 - At the Gate (Subject to availability)
    • R10 000 - Ferris Wheel Package
      • Includes 10 x Tickets
      • 1 Bottle of Belvedere Vodka/Gin
      • 1 Bottle of Patron
      • 1 Bottle Champagne
      • 20 Mixers
      • Access to secret bar
      • Private shade and seating area with a hostess
    • R7 500 - Carnival Fuel Package
      • Includes 8 x Tickets
      • 1 Bottle of Belvedere Vodka/Gin
      • 1 Bottle of Patron
      • 15 Mixers
      • Private shade and seating area
  • When: 7 April, 12pm - 2am
  • Venue: Fort Simon, Stellenbosch
  • Full Event Info: So Happy Carnival

Harfeild Village Carnival 2018

These annual free events are community driven and main focus is to raise funds for projects to uplift the area.

@Harfield Village Carnival

The entire 2nd Avenue will be closed off to cars and transformed into a street market with over 200 unique stalls. There will be arts and crafts, a kids area, live music and plenty to eat and drink. Go and join them for a shopping experience unlike any other.

ADM Fest 2018

A new festival concept where each group is tailor selected for a 12 hour non-stop dance experience!

@ADM Fest‎

ADM fest is here to bridge the gap between EDM culture (of loving to dance) and live music culture (loving live musicians performing). The Rudimentals, Nomadic Orchestra and Crimson House feature on this massive line up:

  • Michael Canfield
  • The Black & Whites
  • Colour Fields
  • Pravda
  • Steezies
  • Money for Bali
  • Nomadic Orchestra
  • Crimson House
  • Rudimentals
  • Trenton & Free Radical
  • Luca Hart
  • Dj Mava

Tickets are selling out fast so get yours now to avoid disappointment. Hillcrest Quarry boasts the coming of a new festival concept which brings live dance music to the forefront of the vibe. Introducing ADM (Acoustic Dance Music) where each act is selected to make you want to DANCE!

The theme for this event is: Intergalactic Time Traveler!
  • Cost:
    • R150 - Sales end April
    • R200 - Phase 2
    • R300 - At the Door
  • When: 14 April, 1pm - 11:59pm
  • Venue: Hillcrest Quarry, Cape Town
  • Full Event Info: ADM Fest 2018

Stellenbosch Craft Beer Festival

Take your family and friends for a fun-filled day of great craft beer, craft distilleries, fantastic music and some of the best food trucks around.

@Stellenbosch Craft Beer Festival‎

Enjoy a day filled with laughter and plenty of sunshine in one of the best towns in South Africa.

Participating breweries and distilleries include:

  • Faith Brewing Company
  • Elysium Brewing Company
  • Stellenbosch Brewing Co
  • Karoo Craft Breweries
  • Six Dogs Distillery
  • Triple Three Estate Distillery

Wander through the Nature reserve and find a quiet spot to enjoy your beer with a view of the surrounding rolling hills. This day is perfect for the whole family with live entertainment and tons of surprises to keep you guessing. Tickets are selling out fast, so get yours now to avoid disappointment.

  • Cost:
    • PRE SOLD - Please note an additional booking fee of R5 per ticket applies
      • R100 - Adult + 500ml Beer Glass
      • R85 - Adult + 500ml Plastic Cup
      • R60 - Child (12-17)
      • FREE - Children under 12
    • AT THE DOOR
      • R100 - Adult+ 500ml Plastic Cup
      • R30 - 500ml Beer Glass
      • R60 - Child (12 - 17 )
      • FREE - Children under 12
  • When: 14 April, 11am - 8pm
  • Venue: Jan Marais Nature Reserve, Marais Rd, Stellenbosch
  • Full Event Info: Stellenbosch Craft Beer Festival

Stellenbosch Oyster and Bubbly Festival 2018

Ticket sales are now live for the Stellenbosch Oyster and Bubbly festival 2018! Get on it soon and make sure you don't miss this lovely event this year as many did last year.

@PR and Events SA‎

Due to popular demand, the event takes place over two days as tickets are limited per day. This year, they will have a variety of food options and stations for hungry guests and two bar points for the non-bubbly and oyster lovers. There will also be Stellenbrau on tap and a beautiful picnic platter for two available (Online and pre-sold only).

As far as their wineries and oysters go, they will be available in the Bedouin tent set up in such a way that you are still able to enjoy the festivities on the lawn and the entertainment on stage.

Saturday Entertainment Line Up:

  • Gian Groen
  • Hezron Chetty
  • Jack Stone
  • Borderline

Sunday Entertainment Line Up:

  • Mazula
  • The Hour
  • Borderline
  • Jimm Harisson Project

Tickets includes your parking fee and security, shuttles to and from the entrance, your unique bubbly glass for tastings, 6 tasting coupons and a full day entertainment and competitions.

Tip: Please remember to bring your chairs and blankets as seats are limited.
  • Cost:
    • R150 - Per person
    • R295 - Picnic Platter for Two
    • R495 - Exclusive Launch & Winery Dinner
  • When: 14 - 15 April, 11am - 6pm
  • Bookings: preventssa@gmail.com
  • Venue: Drekka
  • Full Event Info: Stellenbosch Oyster and Bubbly Festival 2018

Decorex Cape Town 2018

Fashionable fabrics, inspired interiors and wall-to-wall trendsetting décor will adorn the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

@Decorex SA‎

Decorex is everything design, from the latest trends right off the runway to seamlessly combining your outdoor space with indoor living, come be inspired with the latest in decorating trends.

  • Cost: TBA
  • When: 27 April - 1 May, 10am - 6pm
  • Venue: CTICC, 1 Lower Long St, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Freedom of the City with Black Coffee

“Freedom of The City” will take place on the 29th April 2018 at the historic & iconic Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town.

@Ikapa LIVE‎

The talented, award winning international DJ will be returning to the Mother City to take you on a musical journey like never before, supported by some of the countries and Cape Town's Finest Artists.

  • Cost:
    • R100 - Early Bird
    • R150 - General
    • R350 - VIP
  • When: 29 April, 2pm - 11pm
  • Venue: Castle Of Goodhope, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Event

May 2018

There is plenty to do in the Mother City this May, from epic Mother's Day dinners and lunches to parties that will have you soaring. Check out what May has in store for Cape Town in 2018!

Don't forget to check out what Cape Town has in store this Mother's Day!

Sneaky Grounds Vol 7 Ft Mystical Complex & ROYAL FLUSH

Shambala - Sneaky Grounds Presents to you the international acts: Mystical Complex & Royal Flush are hitting the Cape Town shores this fall.

This is the biggest Psytrance event ever to hit the Southern Suburbs and they are not stopping there! Sneaky Grounds is back with a bang.

Bring on the psychedelic vibes, enjoy a fun filled day/night with some carnage and mayhem as they replay their diverse intimacy once again at The Marksman Sport Shooting Range.

DJ Line Up:

  • Mystical Complex
  • Royal Flush
  • Danimal
  • Subconcious Safari
  • Inoculum
  • Gonzo
  • Brainstorm
  • Loophole
  • Terrakota
  • Rubix Cube
  • Capes

Having reached over 1300 souls, Shambala aim to blow you away with an event like nothing they have done before. Join them in ever lasting Love and Light in this natural setting.

  • Cost:
    • R100 - pre Sold (Limited)
    • R150 - Online
    • R180 - At the Door
    • R50 - Corkage Fee
  • When: 4 - 5 May, 5pm - 5am
  • Venue: Marksman Sports Shooting Club, 11 Plantation Rd, Wetton, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Radio 786 Cape Town Ramadaan & Lifestyle Expo

The most sacred month in the Islamic calendar is almost upon us. This May, join Radio 786 as they welcome the Eid festivities at the CTICC.

@Jenna Masoud

This expo will showcase all things that Ramadaan brings, from cultural exhibitions to cooking demos to Islamic wear and art. Shop for all your Ramadaan and Eid needs this May.

Tip: Show respect to your Muslim friends during their month of fasting, they fast from sunrise to sunset daily for a month.
  • Cost:
    • R35 pp
  • When: 4-6 May, 2pm - 5pm
  • Where: CTICC, Lower Long St, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Metal United World Wide - Cape Town, South Africa

One date. One banner. Metal shows everywhere...

@WITH DAWN‎

In this city, 5 remarkable local bands have voluntarily come together to benefit www.metal4africa.com, offering their time and talent to make this show a successful fundraiser.

Line Up:

  • Holo
  • With Dawn
  • Atlantic South
  • more TBA

Remember that all proceeds from the door will be going to True Believers the operator for Metal For Africa.

  • Cost:
    • R50 pp
  • When: 5 May, 6pm - 1am
  • Venue: Gandalfs, 299 Lower Main St, Observatory
  • More Info: Facebook Event

South African Cannabis Walk 2018

Come as you are! Showcase your industry, profession, passion, or any message you want to share.

Join Bongalong for the annual Cannabis walk happening this May, share a space with like-minded people. Arrive early and get informed about the status of Cannabis and the legalities behind it in South Africa.

FNB Cape Town 12 One Run

The FNB Cape Town 12 One Run is a much anticipated running event. This 12 km run boasts beautiful ocean views and refreshing breezes.

@Arabs in South Africa‎

The race will commence from Woodbridge Island in Milnerton and have runners running along the coastline towards the finish.

  • Cost:
    • From R170 - R850
  • When: 20 May, Start Time: 9am
  • Venue: Woodbrisge Island, Milnerton
  • More Info: Facebook Event

The Grind Winter Warmer Obstacle Race

The Grind winter warmer event is a muddy, wet, obstacle race with a warm ending. Think heaters, hot chocolate and soup.

This event will consist of a short course designed for everyone from beginner to elite athletes. The course will be no less than 5km long. Every athlete will get a finishers medal. For the ELITE competitive race the course will be modified, elite athletes can expect very tough variations to the obstacles.

There will also be a Little G race for the youngsters which will be a course based on the main event but with the little ones in mind. This is recommended for ages 4-11 years.

  • Cost:
    • R390 - Rapid Grind (5km: 30+ Obstacles)
    • R500 - Rapid Grind Elite, Timed Competitive batch, (5km: 30+ Modified Obstacles)
    • R400 - Rapid Grind Masters, Timed Competitive batch, (5km: 30+ Modified Obstacles, for contestants 40+ years)
    • R200 - Rapid Grind Young Guns, Timed Competitive batch, (5km: 30+ Modified Obstacles, for contestants u18 years)
    • R120 - Little G, A grind course designed just for the little ones.
    • R390 - Family Batch, Kids between 6 - 11 yrs run the course for free accompanied by a paying adult.
  • When: 26 May, 7am - 3pm
  • Where: Cape Town Ostrich Ranch, N7, Cape Town
  • Full Event Info: The Grind Winter Warmer Obstacle Race

June 2018

Parties are moving indoors with Autumn bringing in some much needed rain. Here's what Cape Town's got in store for you this June.

Parents & Past Pupils Night Out

Calling all Camps Bay past students, this one is for you! Decodance have opened their doors for a very informal high school reunion of sorts.

@Camps Bay High School‎

Don't worry if you were not a student at Camps Bay, you are still invited to come out and party like it's high school. Tickets can be purchased from Camps Bay High School reception and all proceeds go towards their Matric Ball fund.

Decodance is one of the few clubs in Sea Point with an extended liquor license!
  • Cost: R140 - Over 21's only
  • When: 1 June, from 8pm
  • Venue: 120 Main Rd, Sea Point
  • More Info: Facebook Event

The Final Show at Gandalf's

Join Gandalf's for the final show! Gandalf's has been the heart and soul of Cape Town's underground for almost 20 years!

@Gandalf's‎

They hope to see all the familiar and new faces on this last bash for the books. This final showcase will stretch across 2 days, with 2 stages featuring both, live bands and your favourite DJ's.

Line Up:

  • HALF PRICE
  • Smugg Juggler
  • Alive at Midnight
  • Crossfire Collision
  • No Big Deal
  • Dj Myster-i (Gothic Res)
  • Dj Antonio (Gandalf's owner)
  • Zombies ate my Girlfriend
  • Peasant
  • With Dawn
  • The Warinsane
  • Dj Rowan (Original Gandalf's Dj)
  • Dj Andre (Original Gandalf's Dj)
  • Dj Donovan (Original Gandalf's Dj)
  • Dj Simone' (Gandalf's owner)

You can expect the much loved Gandalf's drinks specials like; R10 for 3 beers, Dbl + mix for R5 or 3 shooters of R10! Take full advantage of these amazing discounts by arriving early!

There will be jug giveaways in true Gandalf's fashion throughout the night!
  • Cost:
    • R50 - per person
  • When: 1- 2 June, 6pm - 4am
  • Venue: 299 Lower Main Rd, Observatory
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Secret Sunset Southern Peninsula

Join Secret Sunrise for a guided dance session during the best spot to catch the South African sun setting over the Atlantic Ocean.

@Secret Sunrise‎

These guided dance sessions celebrate life, nature and others around you. Is it a party? A yoga session? A silent disco? No. In fact it is all of these things and more.

  • Cost:
    • R100 - Secret Sunset Southern Peninsula
    • R50 - Secret Sunset Young Guns
  • When: 2 June, 6am - 7pm
  • Venue: Cape Point Vineyards, Silvermine Rd, Noordhoek
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Drizzled - Winter Music & Food Fest

You are invited to the grand launch of Drizzled! A winter wonderland festival featuring good music and great food.

@Drizzled‎

Drizzled is the off season sister of the popular Sizzled Summer Music Food Fest. With Sizzled being one of the Mother City's best-loved summer festival brand, Drizzled aims to be the winter edition with a tightly curated lineup, but this time taking you to a more intimate setting. It endeavours to create the perfect space to unite food and music lovers.

Line Up:

  • Diggaz (Vinyl Set)
  • Beardur
  • Wavey Don
  • KYMAC
  • Tia Black (Live)
  • No Method (Live)
  • K$
  • Black Wiz
  • White Nite
  • Erefaan Pearce (Vinyl Set)
  • Lester Batchelor (Vinyl Set)
  • Luh'ra Live
  • Neil Gain (Vinyl Set)
  • Nigel Jaxx (Vinyl Set)
  • Myrim Khatib (Vinyl Set)

That's right, indulge in amazing gourmet foods at their market and get down to a plethora of music genres and acts this winter. Please note that because of the intimate space there are only a limited amount of tickets being sold. Go get'em tigers.

  • Cost:
    • R100 - Early Bird (Limited)
    • R150 - General (Limited)
  • When: 3 June, 12pm - 10pm
  • Venue: 7 Ravenscraig Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Autumn Beer Festival

With summer drawing to a close, it's hop harvest season which means wet hopped beer is only available at this time of year.

@A Touch of Madness‎

You are invited to this FREE entrance Beer festival at A Touch Of Madness, where you can enjoy a day of drinking autumn beers with some good company. There will be a great selection of darker beers on tap for the day, plus beer bingo featuring some epic prizes. Expect to be entertained by Selective Hearing DJ crew while munching down of the full menu available for the day.

  • Cost: FREE
  • When: 9 June, 12pm - 8pm
  • Venue: A Touch Of Madness, 12 Nuttall Rd, Observatory, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Zodiac - June

Written in the stars for June, the Sun invigorates Gemini/Cancer to guide you on a musical journey. Gemini energy helps us communicate, collaborate and fly our freak flags at full mast while Cancer helps us connect with our feelings, plant deep roots and feather our family nests.

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All their Zodicians bring a unique skill set and personality across; combined, it’s a starry-eyed journey into the depths of our consciousness, drawing on the elements of intuition, psychic ability, creativity and ambition for the month of June.

Line Up:

  • Can of Tomato Soup (Psynopticz Records)
  • Deliriant (Nexus Media)
  • Mad Piper (Nexus Media)
  • Technicolor (Spectral Records)
  • Pitch Hikers (Nexus Media)
  • Mark (Expo Records)
  • Phixius (Psynopticz Records)
  • Plastic Vision (NBM Records / Ultranoize)

As one of the primary vision behind Zodiac, they want it to be an affordable experience for all, and would love to invite everyone who celebrates their birthday in the month (Gemini & Cancer / June for this event), to gain free entry. However, as the venue has a limited capacity, they have decided that the first 100 people to like and share the event, will gain entry through a birthday guest list.

All you have to do is (1) Like and Share Zodiac and Reset pages (2) click attending & share event and tag/invite as many friends as possible (3) send the message “done” to their inbox once completed.

  • Cost:
    • R60 - Before 10pm
    • R80 - Thereafter
  • When: 9 June, 9pm - 4am
  • Venue: Reset, 71 Loop St, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Rondebosch Craft Market

This is the most chilled outdoor market in Cape Town where the ethos focuses on hand crafted items. You can wander around the park with your dog while kids play in the park.

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You can expect crafters making everything from clothing to woodwork, sweet treats and skin products. Enjoy a cup of coffee or browse through the items on offer at the Animal Rescue Organisation's stall - their charity of choice.

  • When: 9 June, 9am - 2pm
  • Venue: Rondebosch Park, C/o Campground & Sandown Rd, Rondebosch
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Rockerfellas live at Quay 4

The Rockerfellas perform live at the legendary Quay Four in the V & A Waterfront. When it comes to fun, high energy and party music, the Rockerfellas is undoubtedly one of the most entertaining Mash-Up Party Bands in South Africa!

@Quay Four

Famous rock classics with mashed up formats that no other band has done before! Expect a lot of smoke on stage, a lot of spandex and a lot of “singalong’ fun. Show starts at 8:00pm, but get there early to avoid disappointment!

  • When: 15 June, 8pm - 9:30pm
  • Venue: Quay Four, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Event

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