Annual Festivals & Big Events In Cape Town 2019
Annual Festivals & Big Events In Cape Town 2019
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Annual Festivals & Big Events In Cape Town 2019
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 2019

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 2019
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 2019L'Ormarins Queen's Plate Racing Festival 2019Silo Concert | Puesta Del Sol concertShimmy Beach Club presents Black Coffee 05.01.2019Full Moon: Summer Vibrations ft: Deliriant & Special FriendsErotickles VSoulshaker Movement: Lake HouseFreshlygroundEKasi Wine Tasting & Music FestivalOpen Streets City CentreFebruary 2019M4A SummerFest'19Bonobo Live at KirstenboschScrilla The Cruel Summer EditionHeart Cape Town Music FestivalThe Discovery Retro Run powered by KFM 94.5International Public Art Festival - Cape Town - South AfricaFuzzy Funday ft Broken Toy, Geometric Flux, Gokon Rave & FriendsMuseum Night Cape Town 2019TAMIA Live in South Africa [Cape Town]With You Festival II ft. Dirty Doering (KATERMUKKE//GER)Gin & Tonic Festival CT 2019The First Obs-fficial Thrift Fest of 2019Cape Town Pizza & Pasta Festival 2019March 2019Ultra South Africa 2019 (Cape Town)Cape Town Pride Parade and Mardi GrasSouthYeasters Summer Fest 2019The Grand White Cape Town 2019One Summer's Night - The ReturnThe 021 Connect - 4th Birthday ExperienceBazique Festival 2019FULL MOON Beach Party ft. KYLE WATSON, KYLE CASSIM & moreThe Cure Live in CT | Rock on the Lawns 2019Equilibrium Festival 2019AccommodationEd SheeranApril 2019Retreat Yourself 2019ACCOMMODATIONCorona Sunsets Festival - Cape TownCape Town Vape FestivalSizzled - 6 Year Birthday AnniversaryGlobal March for Elephants and Rhino (and all our wildlife)Plastic Free Oceans Bloubergstrand Beach Run April 07The Greatest Little Circus ShowTwo Oceans Marathon 2019ULTRA MARATHONHALF MARATHONMonster Jam - Cape TownOysters, Bubbles and Blanc Festival - 27 April '19FanCon Cape Town Comic Con 2019AUJ ft. Deliriant, Gokon Rave, Headroom, Itone & FriendsMay 2019Decorex Cape Town 2019Whisky Live Cape Town Celebration 2019Francois van Coke & Vriende 2019 (Kaapstad)Jinjer live in South Africa - Mercury Live | Cape TownGoodwood Fashion & Thrift MarketKirstenbosch Plant FairJune 2019People n Planet Beach Clean-UpRed Bull Cape Town CircuitWacky Wine Weekend 2019Radio Raps : 15 Junie : Grand Arena, Grandwest, Cape Town2019 Winter Wonderland Festival - 1st Festival WeekendTulbagh Christmas in WinterThe Great South African Gin Festival - Cape Town - Tickets Live!July 2019TOPS at SPAR Wine Show Cape TownDisney On Ice Magical Ice Festival – Cape TownSoetes and Soup 2019Tropical Thrift Fest - JulyDrizzled - Winter Music & Food FestivalAugust 2019Stellenbosch Fine Wine and Food Festival Presented by NedbankThe Gin Garden at Hudsons The Burger Joint

January 2019

The new year brings a fresh start, whether you choose to experience new things or visit old favourites, Cape Town is in no short supply of things to do in January 2019!

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

L'Ormarins Queen's Plate Racing Festival 2019

Molded on famed international racing festivals such as the Qatar Goodwood Festival and Royal Ascot, 2017 saw the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate becoming South Africa’s first ever multi-day Racing Festival. The L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Racing Festival will be held over Friday and Saturday with the main L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Race being held on the Saturday.

@L'Ormarins Queen's Plate Racing Festival‎

Various hospitality options will once again be available over both race days, including the much anticipated Garden Party being held on Friday, 4th of January. Tickets go on sale on 16 November 2018!

Silo Concert | Puesta Del Sol concert

Find your Latin American rhythm at the Puesta Del Sol concert in the V&A Waterfront’s Silo District on Friday, 4 January 2019.

@V & A Waterfront‎

The audience can expect an opening act of traditional Argentinian folk music followed by pure flamenco, a six-piece tango ensemble, and ending with a nine-piece hot high energy Salsa band. Professional dancers will encourage the audience to join them. The free two-hour outdoor concert begins at 7pm.

  • Cost: FREE
  • When: 4 January, 7pm - 9pm
  • Venue: V&A Waterfront, Breakwater Blvd, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Shimmy Beach Club presents Black Coffee 05.01.2019

Back from outer space, Black Coffee lands at Shimmy Beach Club this January for four exclusive summer shows!

@Shimmy Beach Club‎

Get ready for a summer season that will bring the heat like never before, with phenomenal supporting acts, stellar production and an element of the extra-terrestrial to bring the energy of the galaxy’s best dancefloors to the sands of Shimmy Beach.

Full Moon: Summer Vibrations ft: Deliriant & Special Friends

Wolf Pack Productions Presents: Full Moon Summer Vibrations ॐ

@Wolf Pack Productions SA‎

As the nights get longer, the days get hotter & the drinks get colder...Join in the celebrations to kick start 2019 with a bang. So be sure to join them for Wolf Pack Productions SA "21st" FULL MOON Party. This one Promises to be EVEN BIGGER AND BETTER!!!

Erotickles V

An itch, a scratch and a tickle walked into a bar whilst I was sitting at a table with friends enjoying some pints of flesh, feelings and forgotten dreams. One of my mates turned to me, gesturing towards the menage-a-weird, and said, "Now that must be what love feels like..."

@Andy Neuro Artist‎

Party Goers can expect some silky DJ tunes. Alive At Midnight (punk rock) , the hooligans who do what they do better than anyone else on the planet. An enormous and comfortable venue with plenty of sitting or standing options and a spacious dance floor to get loose. A cash bar with reasonable prices.

This is an early event so you can all wake up on a Sunday morning without regrets (or wreck yourself at the after party @ Stones in Obs) Come along and be consumed. This is an event not to be missed. All u18's must be accompanied by their parent/s. There is a lekker outside smoking section, so inside will be a smoke free environment.

  • Cost:
    • R30 - Before 5:45pm
    • R40 - Thereafter
  • When: 12 January, 5pm - 10pm
  • Venue: Wittebome Civic Centre, Cape Town
  • More Info: Erotickles V

Soulshaker Movement: Lake House

Join the Soulshakers Movement by the pool and lake at this stunning venue to launch the 1st Official 12 Hour Outdoor Event.

@Soulshaker Movement

Celebrate their first birthday as they bring you a unique sound and style within the Deep Tech & Tech House community. Let’s go back to the roots of Underground House Music where you explore your tribal instinct to get lost in forward thinking Beats.

DJ Line Up:

  • Siya Master Deep
  • Chad Wall
  • Jason Spikes
  • Dillyn Will
  • Kilopascal Vs Ikon
  • Beat 2 Beat Brothers
  • The Rudeman
  • VIPER 2.0
  • Disco Daze
  • Techno-Hippie

Showcasing some local and headliner DJ's that have been in the Cape Town Underground scene for some time. Don't be afraid to step out of your comfort zone and into your element to get your Soul shake’d!

  • Cost:
    • R100 - Pre Sold Phase 1
    • R150 - pre Sold Phase 2
    • R180 - At the Gate
  • When: 12 January, 12pm - 12am
  • Venue: CPUT, Symphony Wy, Cape Town
  • More Info: Soulshaker Movement: Lake House

Freshlyground

One of the most acclaimed and successful bands to emerge from South Africa in recent years, multi-award winning, Freshlyground blends the infectious kwela style and musical traditions from Zimbabwe and Mozambique with elements of pop, jazz, blues and indie rock.

@Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts‎

Formed in Cape Town, the band became a national hit with the release of their 2003 debut, Jika Jika. Freshlyground has toured the world and recorded six increasingly popular albums, as well as a collaboration with pop superstar Shakira for the official song of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Gates to the concert area open at 16h00.
  • Cost: (Proof of ID required)
    • FREE - Children u6 years
    • R150 - Youth Ages 6 -12 years
    • R190 - Adults
  • When: 20 January, 5:30pm - 7pm
  • Venue: Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens, Rhodes Ave, Newlands
  • More Info: Freshlyground

EKasi Wine Tasting & Music Festival

Welcome to the first eKasi Wine tasting & Music festival happening at Guga Sthebe Art & Cultural Centre in Langa on Sunday 27th January 2019.

@More2xplore‎

Experience the taste of 10 wine brands and jam to the best of live acts and local DJ's. Tickets to be won via various on consumption and off consumption outlets AND via our social platforms.

Open Streets City Centre

Open Streets Days are a local programme inspired by Colombia’s Ciclovía. The concept is to close down a street temporarily so that it becomes car-free. It’s a chance for people to reclaim streets as public space, for walking, cycling, skating, playing, exploring and general socialising. Open Streets suspends reality and allows us to imagine a new “normal” for our streets.

Join Cape Town residents to walk, cycle, skate, play, dance, explore and connect with neighbours, friends and family on a car-free Bree Street. Leave your car at home and join the movement to experience streets differently! #StreetsForPeople #ItsYourSpace #CarFree

This will be the fourth time Bree Street hosts Open Streets (since 2015), and the day falls in the middle of the Open Streets 2018-19 season. The series kicked off in October Transport Month in Woodstock, followed by Bellville in November, and will continue in February in Langa and March in Mitchells Plain (the last Sunday of each month).

February 2019

February has arrived with a bang, fizzle and pop! From open Museum nights to Retro Runs powered by KFM - Cape Town, are you ready?

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

M4A SummerFest'19

A place for Friendship & Metal \m/

@METAL4AFRICA.COM‎

Join www.metal4africa.com along with hundreds of hard rockers and metallers at the bi-annual (est. 2007) celebration of all-African heavy music. Curious first timers are equally welcome to come and meet the community and see what it's all about.

Please Note: Cash or Card? Whilst some traders within the venue, including the bar, do have card facilities, not all traders will. Entrance to the event at this time is payable in cash only.
  • Cost:
    • R140 - At the Gate
  • When: 2 February, 4pm - 2am
  • Venue: Metronome, 12 Viben Ave, Brackenfell Industrial, Cape Town
  • More Info: M4A SummerFest'19

Bonobo Live at Kirstenbosch

Kicking off 2019, Bonobo and his 8-piece live band will head down south to SA shores and play to an army of local fans at one of Cape Town’s top outdoor venues.

@BreakOut‎

After countless online petitions and social media requests, it’s finally confirmed – British musician, producer and DJ Bonobo will head to Cape Town on Friday the 8th of February 2019 to perform a one night live show with his 8-piece band at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

"Simon Green, aka Bonobo, is one of the most widely played producers on the planet!" – Katie Roche, RedBull . com

Bonobo's rise has been stealthy but unstoppable, and Simon Green, the man behind it all, is now one of the biggest electronic artists of our time! He initially debuted years back with a trip-hop aesthetic, and since ventured into more of an upbeat approach while experimenting with Jazz and World Music.

  • Cost: From R565 pp
  • When: 8 February, 6pm - 10pm
  • Venue: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Rhodes Dr, Newlands
  • More Info: Bonobo Live at Kirstenbosch

Scrilla The Cruel Summer Edition

Come an end off your summer the #Scrilluation Way!!#Scrilla strives in making sure, that you will have the best time of your lives! Experiences matter to them and uniqueness is what they always aim for.

@Scrilla CPT

#Scrillacpt is a music festival that is not only to be spoken about but a music festival that grows each time it is presented! This time they present their first ever 12 hour Summer Music Festival. Bringing you an unforgettable #CRUELSUMMEREDITION #itsnotjustanyparty

Keeping you entertained on the night, the hosts are, Ms Celestè Mitchell and Mr Infamous AJG. The recent Winners from The Chilli Bar #DANCEOFFCOMPETITION Keanu Lil-Wolf Bergman and Spencer Diedericks will be performing live at Scrilla.

DJ Line Up:

  • Ricardo Hartzenberg
  • Terrasoul
  • Bryan Travis
  • Dj TiffyBeat
  • Kilopascal DJ
  • IKon
  • Fizz & Shai-A
  • Dunn Kidda
  • TAMO
  • GREMLIN
  • WAGGY
  • VJ Jonno
  • TwinzSpin

They are moving to a bigger venue space, bringing you a whole new experience and atmosphere, for you to make moments that last forever! Their passion lies in giving you what you truly deserve, a party like no other. They are unique, they are different. They're keeping it versatile by bringing you a wide range of genres all on 1 OUTDOOR DANCE FLOOR!

  • Cost:
    • R120 - General Access
    • R2100 - VIP Package
  • When: 9 February, 2pm - 2am
  • Venue: Fives Futbol Arena, C/o Mercantile Rd & Century Blvd, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Heart Cape Town Music Festival

Following its successful inaugural event, Heart FM is proud to announce the Heart Cape Town Music Festival will take place on the 9th of February in 2019 at PPC Newlands Cricket Stadium.

@Heart FM‎

Confirmed artists already include the likes of Jimmy Nevis, Youngsta CPT, Dr Victor and the Rasta Rebels, Emo Adams, Mango Groove, Freshly Ground, Micasa, Lady Zamar, Shekhinah, Goodluck and AKA, to name a few.

The 2019 Heart Cape Town Music Festival will see more than twenty top South African acts on one stage.

  • Cost:
    • R150 - Adults
    • R70 - Children u12 years
  • When: 9 February, 8:30am - 10pm
  • Venue: PPC Newlands Cricket Stadium, Cape Town
  • More Info: Heart Cape Town Music Festival

The Discovery Retro Run powered by KFM 94.5

The Discovery Retro Run powered by KFM is returning to the Mother City, happening on Saturday 9 February in Cape Town during the Discovery Get Active Weekend 2019.

@Discovery South Africa‎

Participants can either enter a 5km or the 8km run through the Retro Route.

Entry into the race get you: • Exclusive Retro Run t-shirt • Finishers prize • Entertainment post-race

Vitality members can earn bonus Vitality Points for taking part: 8km = 1100 points and 5km = 800 points.

International Public Art Festival - Cape Town - South Africa

Baz-Art is pleased announce the dates for the 3rd International Public Art Festival (IPAF2019).

@Baz-Art‎

Ipaf is a community based street art event hosted by Baz-Art in Salt River, Cape Town. The theme for the annual International Public Art Festival is (Ipaf festival sa 2019): “GENERATION NEXT: EDUCATE, COLLABORATE, EMPOWER.”

Building on the environmental theme of last year’s festival, ‘Nature Doesn’t Need Us. We Need Nature’, the 2019 theme represents a renewed focus on the future and the responsibility of present and successive generations to create a better world for all.

IPAF 2019 International Public Art Festival in Cape Town, will once again harness the immense power of public art to engage individuals, communities, businesses and others on our chosen theme, reinforcing our collective responsibility for each other and the well being of the planet.

  • When: 9-13 February, From 10am
  • Venue: Streets of Salt River, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Fuzzy Funday ft Broken Toy, Geometric Flux, Gokon Rave & Friends

In the spirit of the warm and fuzzy feeling we got from all of you at Festive Funday ft. Headroom, Broken Toy & Friends, and with Valentine's Day day taking place a few days later...

@Mister Bear and Friends‎

FTP (For The People) is giving The People what they asked for, Part 3 of their series of Sunday Funday themed events 💘 Fuzzy Funday ft. Broken Toy, Geometric Flux, Gokon Rave & Friends 😬.

With it being a Sunday Funday and all, they've decided to give you access to Super Trooper Entry if you present your bands at the door.

Decodance Night Club is a spacious venue with air conditioned smoking and non-smoking dance floors, lots of comfortable seating, 3 bars and kick-ass sound! 🔊 The venue will be kitted out with MIND MELTING psychedelic decor as well as a photographer to capture your Funday memories.

Museum Night Cape Town 2019

Museum Night Cape Town returns on Thursday 21 February 2019. More information about the event and programme will be made available soon, but for now please save the date.

@Museum Night South Africa‎

Museum Night is a multi-institution after hours cultural experience. For one night, the public is invited to explore their city’s museums and cultural institutions after-hours and free of charge.

Museum Night is an initiative of Thursdays Projects, with Iziko Museums of South Africa as a founding partner.

@Cape Town Pizza & Pasta Festival‎

TAMIA Live in South Africa [Cape Town]

With the release of her acclaimed new album 'Passion Like Fire' and countless fan requests we are pleased to announce that a six-time Grammy Award nominee, Canadian musician, producer and actress Tamia will grace South African shores in February 2019 with three (3) shows taking place in Tshwane at the Sun Arena at Time Square, Cape Town A Track in Green Point and the Durban Botanic Gardens.

@Breakout Events‎

She will be joined at shows by a top local line up including the superb songstress and award winning Lady Zamar.

With You Festival II ft. Dirty Doering (KATERMUKKE//GER)

In the age of non-human interaction, With You Festival invites you to come together once again, to a place where human bonds are created through music and dance.

@With You Festival‎

They welcome another member of the Katermukke family to their stage - Headliner Dirty Doering from New York to Tokyo, he has set dance floors alight with every new release or remix he has released.

Once the BAR 25 era came to an end, the Kater-era started. Naturally it was Velten, who had the idea of founding the label KATERMUKKE. He’s been releasing music on the label ever since. Whether it’s deep or driving, weirdly enchanted or crystal clear.

Line Up:

  • Dirty Doering (NYC)
  • Stab Virus
  • Ian Skene
  • The Fogshow
  • Pierre Johnson
  • Nordic
  • Maximilian
  • Jimmy Chronic (Live)
  • Sacred Sun

The venue for this one is located in the heart of the city, The Castle of Good Hope is a bastion fort built in the 17th century. This venue will play host to a celebration of house and techno. Watch as they transform this historical site into your playground for the day.

Gin & Tonic Festival CT 2019

The Original Gin & Tonic Festival returns to Cape Town on the 24th February 2019 at the iconic Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock!

@Gin & Tonic Festival‎

The Gin & Tonic Festival, now in its 4th year and on its 8th event, is at the forefront of the ever-growing gin scene. The event is a platform to exhibit the most popular, lesser known and spanking new gin brands, allowing them to shine and showcase their fantastic gin to the fanatics across South Africa, at one of the finest venues in the city.

Join them for a day of delicious artisanal eats, an incredible local line-up which will be celebrating some of the country's finest musos, and a curation of the gin scenes finest purveyors, spirits and cocktails.

There will be gin in abundance to sip on and enjoy, and the makers will be there to share their unique stories and enlighten us all on what makes their product so simply irresistible.

@Gin & Tonic Festival

Please note that tickets for the day are limited, so we advise making a note in the calendar and purchasing your tickets as soon as possible.

Together with our fantastic partners, The Neighbourgoods Market, they have an incredible day planned honouring the fastest growing spirit category in the world. They look forward to sharing another monumental day with you all in the notorious Cape Town summer-sunshine come February.

  • Cost:
    • R120 - early Bird
    • R160 - General Admission
    • R150 - Per Person Group of 4
    • R140 - Per Person Group of 8
    • R130 - Per Person Group of 12
  • When: 24 February, 11am - 5pm
  • Venue: The Old Biscuit Mill, Albert Rd, Woodstock
  • More Info: Gin & Tonic Festival CT 2019

The First Obs-fficial Thrift Fest of 2019

Upon a time in the land of Observatory , there was a Thrift Fest that occurred every now and then.

@Jessie Exsteen

It was said that once you shop there , no matter where you live, your local mall prices offend. You won't leave empty handed, there's a whole array of things on offer.

From Second hand, hand made to good food, coffee and silver rings. So jot down the date, tell the family and don't forget to visit Observatory's own Organic and Second hand community fete.

Please Note: If you have any papers, plastic, tin or glass bring it along for a free entrance. 1 Bag of recycling = 1 FREE entry!

Cape Town Pizza & Pasta Festival 2019

Welcome to Cape Town's only Pizza & Pasta Festival!

@Cape Town Pizza & Pasta Festival

Expect gourmet pizza & pasta dishes, dessert pairings, wine pairings, craft beer pairings, LIVE music, kiddies entertainment, 360 degree views of Table Mountain, Granger Bay, V&A Waterfront, CT Stadium, & much, much more!

PIZZA & PASTA EATING COMPETITION! This edition of the Cape Town Pizza & Pasta Festival will include a PIZZA & a PASTA eating competition. Battle it out to WIN amazing prizes on the day. More details coming soon!

  • Cost:
    • R60 - Early Bird (Limited)
    • R80 - Normal Bird
    • R100 - Late Bird
    • R120 - At the Door (If Available)
  • When: 23 February, 12pm - 10pm
  • Venue: Fort Wynyard - Cape Garrison Artillery, Granger Bay Blvd
  • More Info: Cape Town Pizza & Pasta Festival 2019

March 2019

Warmer weather means one thing in the Mother City, more parties and outdoor events to keep you busy all through March.

Don't forget to check out what's happening Today and This Weekend in Cape Town.

Ultra South Africa 2019 (Cape Town)

Ultra South Africa returns to the Ostrich Farm in Cape Town for its 6th edition on Friday, 1 March!

The Ultra brand has cemented their name and presence in the electronic music industry. Providing a platform that brings local and international artists together.

This massive party has extended itself to almost all the corners of the globe and have grown in following by the hundreds. As the line up details treacle in, Ultranaughts are in for a treat as they have some massive acts performing across 2 stages!

Line Up Across Ultra Mainstage & Resistance Stage:

  • Above & Beyond
  • The Chainsmokers
  • Mar+in Garrix
  • Culoe De Song
  • Da Capo
  • Kususa
  • Shimza
  • Themba
  • Infected Mushroom
  • Vini Vici
  • More TBA

Ultranaughts: hard core Ultra supporters follow the entire world tour from city to city and country to country. There is something about the atmosphere shared with like minded music lovers, it simply brings people together!

Please Note: Tickets can ONLY be purchased through the Ultra website!
  • Cost:
    • R500 - General Admission Tier 1 (SOLD OUT)
    • R650 - General Admission Tier 2
    • R750 - General Admission Tier 3
    • R900 - VIP Tier 1
    • R1250 - VIP Tier 2
    • R1500 - VIP Tier 3
    • Get your ticket here
  • When: 1 March, 2pm - 2am
  • Venue: Cape Town Ostrich Farm, N7
  • More Info: Ultra South Africa (Cape Town)

Cape Town Pride Parade and Mardi Gras

Come and join the LGBTI+ community of Cape Town for the most fabulous and biggest event of the year!

Come see top International and Local acts including; Ceri Dupree, Jimmy Nevis, Craig Lucas, Manila von Teez, Zoe Zana, 3D, Lathiem Grabriel and introducing 4 Tons of Fun and MORE...

Get your Tickets at Quicket for the most diverse, inclusive and fun event of the year!

  • Cost: R50 pp (Excluding booking fee)
  • When: 2 March, 1pm - 8:30pm
  • Venue: Reddam Field, green Point Urban Park
  • More Info: Facebook Event

SouthYeasters Summer Fest 2019

SouthYeasters SummerFest - the true Craft Beer Experience.

@SouthYeasters Homebrewers Club‎

SouthYeasters is the local homebrew club in Cape Town and their SummerFest is your chance to understand (and taste) true "craft beer".

All of the beer on show is crafted by homebrewers - this is what originally started the craft beer revolution. The epitome of nano-brewing, often brewing just 20 liters of beer (or even less) at a time, gives homebrewers the opportunity to experiment in a way that commercially produced beer can't.

Come see and taste what you are capable of doing at home, and if you're interested to find out how to do it and perhaps sign-up to join the club. There will be around 40-50 home brewed beers on display, taste them and then vote for your favourite so the lucky home brewer can take home the much-coveted People's Choice trophy.

The Rosmead Food Market will also be at Villagers on the day so why not make a day of it.

The Grand White Cape Town 2019

Saturday the 9th of March 2019 - A Secret Location will be announced in Cape Town!

@The GRAND WHITE SA‎

The Grand White Dinner celebrates its 6th Anniversary in 2019 - with an impressive entertainment program, coupled with one of its kind fashion show - there are plenty of surprises in store for you!

Spend an extraordinary afternoon & evening together with friends and family, at a secret location in your city! Come dressed in all white with a touch of the chosen colour - to be released in January!

The Grand White will without a doubt, once again be known as one of the most prestigious events in South Africa.

An event where you arrive as strangers and leave as friends! During the course of the day, guests will enjoy each other's company; delicious food, live music, speeches, comedy, all kinds of entertainment and much, much more! We promise it's going to be unforgettable!

Guests are welcome to bring their own picnic baskets or purchase them for collection at the event.

One Summer's Night - The Return

Tropical Sensations x Wild For The Night - Music Festival Memories Presents: One Summer's Night - The Return

@Tropical Sensations‎

OSN returns for an auspicious one night only to bring to you a whole new vibe with the radiant sun setting on March 9th, they introduce to you a warmth that feels like home, the infamous sounds of melodic beats and uniting through music, arts and entertainment.

Line Up:

  • Trance Floor
    • Dj D-Ranged
    • Brainstorm
    • Gonzo
  • Techno Floor
    • Dillyn Will
    • Dreamaholics
    • Disco Daze
    • Minx
    • RoomMush
    • Techno Syndicate

Gather at the mind melting venue of Metronome for one day and one night of ultimate fun, igniting the start of a new movement with a high octane 9-hour dance athlon.

  • Cost:
    • R60 - Pre sold
    • R80 - Before 10pm
    • R100 - Thereafter
  • When: 9 March, 5pm - 1am
  • Venue: Metronome, 12 Viben Ave, Brackenfell
  • More Info: One Summer's Night - The Return

The 021 Connect - 4th Birthday Experience

The original Cape Connect returns, to celebrate birthday number FOUR! No better way to celebrate, than to do things bigger than we have ever done before.

@The 021 Connect‎

Come join them at Canvas Events Space & enjoy the presence of amazing live acts, elite food & top quality entertainment.

Dress Code: Summer Casual

Bazique Festival 2019

To all those that were there for Bazique 2018, we salute you!

@Bazique Festival‎

To anyone that didn't make it, come find out why Bazique was the most talked about festival of the season… an astonishing playground of immersive entertainment and revelry born out of Cape Town’s arts community, with a cheeky twist of the UK's Secret Garden Party.

Their collective creative imaginations have been running wild… stay tuned for updates here!

  • Cost:
    • SOLD OUT - Early Bird
    • SOLD OUT - Tier 1
    • R750 - Tier 2
  • When: 15 - 17 March, 10am - 8pm
  • Venue: Elgin Grabouw Country Club, Worcester St
  • More Info: Bazique Festival 2019

FULL MOON Beach Party ft. KYLE WATSON, KYLE CASSIM & more

Like night and day, the once in a lifetime event celebrating the full moon transforms shimmy beach into a uninhibited hedonistic playground for cultural strangers around the globe to join in on the infectious vibes as they play into the evolving chaos.

@Rogue Wave SA

By the time the day finally approaches, the atmosphere in the mother city is ready to explode. Come on a journey with us as we join the rest of the world in celebrating this mystical night.

Line Up:

  • Kyle Watson
  • Kyle Cassim 5FM
  • NEW HERO
  • Dean Fuel
  • Minx
  • Playground Twins
  • Dillyn-Will
  • IKon
  • Lyle Masters
  • & more
For VIP couch pockets email: tickets@shimmybeachclub.co.za

The Cure Live in CT | Rock on the Lawns 2019

AMP EVENTS is proud to present the legendary THE CURE live in South Africa at ROCK ON THE LAWNS.

@AMP events‎

ROCK ON THE LAWNS is a 1-day celebration of Rock n Roll in all its forms. A beautiful day out on the lawns with beer gardens, gourmet food trucks, ample parking & facilities and an incredible line-up of local and international musicians all sharing one magnificent stage.

Artists confirmed on the line-up include THE CURE, Fokofpolisiekar, Karen Zoid, Zebra & Giraffe, Ard Matthews, Opposite The Other, Southern Wild, Hellcats and The Robfather (DJ)

Equilibrium Festival 2019

A 14 hour day festival that represents the definition of Equilibrium - A State of Balance.

@Equilibrium Festival

The undeniable union of Humanities, Arts, Health and Wellness, Music and Lifestyle in the form of Talks & Workshops, Arts & Crafts, Food Vendors, Wine Tasting and more!

Whether you're wanting to expand your knowledge on conscious living, explore the exceptional creative talents of Cape Town, wiggle the night away to the best Techno/Deep House that Cape Town has to offer or merely indulge in some good food and wine surrounded by the majestic mountains of Paarl, we believe that this festival experience is for you!

Line Up:

  • Headliner Niconé ( Dantze | Katermukke )
  • Artelligent
  • James Copeland Music
  • danalog
  • NØRDIC
  • Wulfsohn
Please Note: 1 x Wine Tasting per person is included in your ticket price, please don't forget to select your Wine Tasting Voucher during checkout.

Accommodation

There are 8 beautiful rooms on site at Nelson's Creek, each room accommodates for two people, twin & double rooms available!

@Nelsons Creek

Book yourself a room and enjoy the luxury of not having to drive home after the festival!

  • Accommodation Info:
    • Cost: R800 per room
    • Bookings: info@equilibriumfestival.com

Partygoers are strongly encouraged to reduce their CO2 emissions by filling up your cars (with passengers) and carpooling to the event! (50% of all parking levies will be donated to DARG & SA Mass Animal Sterilisation Trust - SA.mast)

  • Parking Levy
    • R150 - 1 passenger
    • R100 - 2 passengers
    • FREE - 3 or more passengers

Shuttles will be available leaving from Constantia, Seapoint, Stellenbosch and Blouberg. Please WhatsApp Carmen 079 655 2077 with the message "Please pick myself and x amount of friends up at x location for Equilibrium Festival on the 23rd of March" - Include your full name, cell number and email address.

You can expect talks and workshops about everything from sustainable living to astrology. There will also be a 60 min Vinyasa Flow Yoga Class with Lauren Porter from The Yoga Life. Food and drink are proudly supplied by Blended, Tru Pizza, Zooka and Phat Fox Frozen Fun.

  • Cost:
    • R160 - Shuttle (Includes return trip)
    • SOLD OUT - Super Early Bird
    • R300 - Early Bird
    • R350 - Normal Bird
    • R400 - Late Bird
  • When: 23 March, 11am - 12am
  • Venue: Nelsons Creek, R44, Windmeul, Paarl
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Ed Sheeran

Ed continues his rise as one of the world’s most successful and talented musicians, selling-out stadiums across the globe including South Africa where 3 stadium concerts in Johannesburg and Cape Town were sold out in minutes.

@Big Concerts‎

This will be the first time in history that a second concert date has been added at Cape Town stadium for an international tour.

  • Cost:
    • From R395 - R1360
  • When: 28 March, 6:45pm - 10:30pm
  • Venue: Cape Town Stadium, Fritz Sonnenberg Rd
  • More Info: Ed Sheeran

April 2019

The leaves are starting to fall and stores have stocked up on chocolate goodies, all in preparation for the party month ahead - April! This April Cape Town is bringing you the biggest Easter events and outdoor celebrations to date.

Don't forget to check out what Cape Town is up to this Easter Weekend!

Retreat Yourself 2019

Welcome to Retreat Yourself - a festival where wellness and music are fused in a way that has never been done before in South Africa. This conscious festival celebrates yoga and movement, music, learning, food and drink, all with the aim of encouraging retreaters to enjoy a balanced experience, whatever that may mean to you...

@berrycocobymina

With magical forests, graceful streams and abundant green lawns on offer, you can enjoy peaceful tranquility while walking in the mountains or relaxing under a shady tree.

Please Note: Elandskloof has no reception allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the presence of nature.

ACCOMMODATION

The general camping sites are included in your ticket price, but if you are after the exclusive privacy of the outdoors there is a variety of options available to suite your camping style.

@Elandskloof

Glamping bookings and event tickets are available from the RY Ticket Shop.

  • Vinyl Tent (Sleeps 2) - R950 pp sharing
    • Includes: 2 x Single mattresses. Does not include bedding or event tickets!
  • Dome Tent (Sleeps 2) - R1950 for 2 sharing
    • Includes: 2 x Single Mattresses with bedding, 2 x Towels, Light. Does not include event tickets!
  • Basic Bell Tent (Sleeps 2) - R3200 to R3400 for 2 sharing
    • Includes: 2 x raised single beds or king bed with cotton percale, 2 x towels, bed side lamp, electricity, coffee table, carpet. Does not include event tickets!
  • Luxury Bell Tent (Sleeps 2/4) - from R4200 - R5200 for 2 sharing
    • Include: raised beds with bedding and linen, towels, bed side tables, rug and door mat, electricity, chairs, decor (bunting, flowers/pot plant, welcome box). Does not include event tickets!
  • Thatch Cottages (Sleeps 2/4/6/7) - R7800 6 Sleeper
    • Include: bed(s) with linen, self-catering kitchen, bathroom(s), living area, patio (6 sleeper only). Does not include event tickets!

The intention of Retreat Yourself is to provide a sustainable eventing experience with minimal effect on the resources we make use of.

While the sun sets, the village lights come to life, embracing the evening sky. Continue your adventure by refuelling at the evening banquet set under the trees. Or maybe you want to try on a pair of roller skates and get your boogie on at the roller disco before finding your way to the secret dancefloor.

@wellness_city

Activities:

  • Variety of yoga classes and disciplines
  • Pilates classes
  • Meditation workshops and guided sessions
  • Talkshops
  • Spa treatments
  • No cellphone reception 📵
  • MTB trails
  • Cooking masterclass
  • Art gallery & live art
  • Champagne brunch
  • Banquet dinner
  • Fresh juice & smoothie stands
  • Coffee stands
  • A variety of vegetarian and vegan food vendors
  • Secret dance floor
  • Roller boogie rink
  • Stand up comedy evening
  • Live bands
  • Outdoor Cinema
  • Kids zone & kids activities
  • And much much more...

Retreat Yourself is open to anyone and everyone of all ages! They welcome the curious, beginners and even the expert yogis to learn, challenge themselves and try new things.

Escape your day to day and gift yourself the time to break away, treat your mind, body and soul to fresh air, connection, self discovery and fun.

Please Note: This is a MEAT FREE gathering.
  • Cost: All tickets include free general camping
    • Super Early Bird Ticket - R500 (SOLD OUT)
    • Early Bird Ticket - R650 (SOLD OUT)
    • Standard Ticket - R850
    • Kids Tickets (4-12 years old) - R400
  • When: 4 - 7 April 2018
  • Venue: Only 20km outside of Greyton, Elandskloof Farm is an hour and a half drive from Cape Town (taking the N2).
    • Elandskloof Farm Cottages
    • 📍GPS 34° 02' 31" S, 19° 24' 04.5" E
  • More Info:

Corona Sunsets Festival - Cape Town

The Corona SunSets Festival Cape Town is back in April 2019!

@Corona

The same venue that wowed everyone that attended the first ever Corona SunSets Festival in SA - The Bungalow Clifton and Oval Field - will host the return of this mystical event that celebrates good music, happy, shiny people, and the molten glory of the sunset moment.

The festival lineup will be coming soon but expect an incredible musical program with a blend of beautiful live, acoustic artists and some of the world's best DJs and stellar local support acts.

The show will also present locally sourced and organic craft food, art and local food vendors as well as Corona merchandise for sale.

  • Cost:
    • R350 - Sunshine (Tier 2)
    • R450 - Sunset (Tier 3)
    • R550 - Eclipse (Tier 4)
  • When: 6-7 April, 12pm - 12pm
  • Venue: The Bungalow Clifton, Glen Country, 3 Victoria Rd, Clifton
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Cape Town Vape Festival

Whether you fancy a bubblegum cloud or a blueberry explosion, Cape Town Vape Festival has flavours aplenty!

@Vape Fest

There will be cloud and trick comps, new juice launches, giveaway’s massive specials and loads of fun on the day.

  • Cost: R100 - At the door
  • When: 6 April, 10am - 6pm
  • Venue: CTICC, Convention Sq, 1 Lower Long St, CBD
  • More Info: Cape Town Vape Festival

Sizzled - 6 Year Birthday Anniversary

Born Sunday 7 April 2013, exactly 6 years later on Sunday 7 April 2019, Sizzled will commemorate the movement by serving you the original satisfying concept by bringing the focus back to the dance-floor, music and DJ’s unseen.

@Sizzled‎

The original Sizzled experience means an intimate setting and smaller venue capacity, so unfortunately only a few tickets are being sold. To heighten nostalgia they headhunted top braai-master’s & chef's to prepare the most delicious braai for lunch. The aim is not to repeat the past, however, their objective is to bring back that feeling of getting lost in the music together as one family. So forget about big DJ names and the regular same ol', same ol'!

Line Up:

  • Travisto
  • W.NN.E.
  • Mphoza Fantastik
  • Mr Luxe
  • Nigel Jaxx & Neil Gain
  • Dunmasta China
  • Cape Funk cartel
  • John Slingers & Jean-Pierre Jul
  • Sam World
  • DJ Juice
  • Ms Bex
  • Tailgate
  • Russy's

They have selected an unchartered outdoor space for this adventure. A national monument, the Fort Wynyard in Green point will be your playing ground giving you a fresh experience, which adds so much more excitement to this grand affair.

We sense a true yearning for nostalgia, big smiles, feel good vibes and underground culture! Come experience the original Sizzled difference.

  • Cost:
    • R150 - Early Bird
    • R200 - General Admission
  • When: 7 April, 12pm - 11pm
  • Venue: 15 Fort Wynyard St, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Global March for Elephants and Rhino (and all our wildlife)

In conjunction with events around the globe early April, this event will focus on (all) our wildlife and the trade in their body parts that’s driving them towards extinction. Trophy hunting is also under fire. As our natural and wild world is increasingly under threat from all quarters, our voices need to grow ever louder and carry our message to the ears of decision-makers and world leaders.

@Beauty Without Cruelty (South Africa)‎

At the same time as the march, Voices For African Wildlife will be taking children to the Drakenstein Lion Park, to learn about our wildlife and see how they have been saved from the unscrupulous.

SPEAK OUT FOR THE VOICELESS! We call for stronger measures to protect them, and to preserve our remaining wild world and the biodiversity it depends on. They will have a hayride available for those with mobility / health difficulties. Children are welcome.

Organisers do not encourage canine companions, but if you do bring your dog(s) please ensure they are on a lead, and that you bring water and poop bags :) If the ground is too hot, they must use the hayride with their human. They walk to parliament, they will hand over a memorandum outlining our demands for protection for all our wildlife and return to 10 Darling Street.

  • When: Meet at 10:30am, march starts at 11am
  • Venue: 10 Darling St, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Plastic Free Oceans Bloubergstrand Beach Run April 07

NEWS FLASH...the awesome team at News Cafe Table View are giving the first 100 PRE entries into the Blouberg Beach Run - a free burger (and our vegetarian/vegan friends will get a flippen leka Veggie Bowls)...so get your entries in.

@Cape Town Beach Cleanup‎

Plastic Free Oceans Beach Run Series – 3km, 7km and 15km. Come and run on the most beautiful beaches that Cape Town has to offer. A beautiful run with a great cause…help keep Cape Towns Beaches Beautiful and Oceans Plastic Free.

Finish with 3 pieces of litter (any size (BIG or small) for a unique wooden finishers medal. All beach runs are planned around low tide – so you are running on hard compact beach sand.

There will be water along the route but you will need to run with a bottle or camelback/hydration pack as we will NOT have cups or sachets on the route. The route is pram “push-able” but you will more than likely need a pram with the bigger wheels. Are dogs welcome – of course – but on a leash! Bring some water along for Fido and a poo bag…if he poops – you scoops.

The Greatest Little Circus Show

Join the Zip Zap Circus School for the first edition of Zip Zap’s 2019 production, The Greatest Little Circus Show.

@Zip Zap Circus School‎

A brand new show to wow audiences of all ages. Nail-biting aerials to extraordinary ground acts and catchy acrobatics, to authentic African dancing, the Zip Zap performers promise a show that will keep both your mouth and eyes wide open all while dancing in your seat.

  • Cost: From R100 - R340
  • When: 13 - 14 April, 1:30pm or 5:30pm
  • Venue: Zip Zap Circus School, 10 Jan Smuts St, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Two Oceans Marathon 2019

The Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon is known as the worlds most beautiful marathon. Africa's biggest running event and Cape Town's best race and takes place annually.

ULTRA MARATHON

The Ultra Marathon celebrates its 50th anniversary, runners start in Newlands along the Main Road to Fish Hoek, Chapman’s Peak Drive, Hout Bay, Constantia Nek, Rhodes Drive, and Union Avenue to the finish at UCT. An IAAF graded course measurer has certified the route. A sign will mark every kilometer of the route. The course is 56 km long.

  • Cost:
    • R500 - SA Entries
    • R500 - Blue and Yellow Entries
    • R600 - African Entries
    • R1800 - International Entries

HALF MARATHON

From the start runners will occupy the full width of the Main Road until Protea Road where the 21 km runners will be turned right. The first 500 runners will take precedence over motor vehicles during the race; thereafter runners may be stopped by marshals at busy intersections. Marshals and traffic authorities must be obeyed, failing which you may be disqualified and disciplinary action taken.

  • Cost:
    • R210 - Blue & Yellow Entries
    • R210 - Ballot Applications
    • R210 - ASA Clubs
    • R210 - General Draw
    • R210 - Elite Entries
    • R360 - African Entries
    • R1200 - International Entries
    • R60 - Temp License

The Half Marathon starts at 6am sharp with the Ultra kicking off at 6:40am.

  • When: 20 April, 6am - 1:30pm
  • More Info: Website

Monster Jam - Cape Town

Brought to you by Feld Entertainment and Showtime Management in association with Supersport and KFM! One of the biggest action-packed live events on four wheels is coming to South Africa for the first time!

@Monster Jam

Cape Town get ready for Monster Jam®, featuring four-meter tall, five-ton custom made monster trucks racing and ripping up a track full of obstacles. The combination of high-octane racing, jaw dropping displays of showmanship and spontaneous entertainment will leave families on the edge of their seats!

Monster Jam®, is a huge day out for all the family kicking off with the world famous, Pit Party. Before the show, fans have the opportunity to meet the Monster Jam superstars, get their autographs and take pictures with the trucks. This unequalled access allows fans to get amongst the Monster Jam action. Tickets for the Pit Party cost R150 each. Quantities are limited and available only with an event ticket.

Bigger, faster louder, Monster Jam is as BIG as it gets!

  • Cost: From R150 - R800
  • When: 27 April, 6pm - 8:30pm
  • Venue: Cape Town Stadium, Fitz Sonnenberg Rd, Greenpoint
  • More Info: Monster Jam - Cape Town

Oysters, Bubbles and Blanc Festival - 27 April '19

Formally known as the Oyster and Champagne festival which was created in 2007, this event has now got bigger and better with the inclusion of a few local Sauvignon Blanc producers.

@Hillcrest Quarry‎

The event will highlight South Africa's best oyster producers from our west coast to SA's Cap Classique and Sparkling Wine producers to the Champagne producers of France, Prosecco producers of Italy and the Cava producers of Spain. A day of fun filled experiences from live music entertainment, celebrity chef demonstrations, Shuck and Slurp competitions, best dressed competitions to just chilling in our celebrity VIP lounge.

  • Cost: R200 - Online
  • When: 27 April, From 12pm
  • Venue: Hillcrest Quarry, Tygerberg Valley Rd, Durbanville
  • More Info: Facebook Event

FanCon Cape Town Comic Con 2019

FanCon is South Africa's first dedicated comic convention, an annual event that features international guests, local guests, artist alley, cosplay activities, geek merch exhibitors & retailers, panel talks, signing sessions, board game zone, and more!

This event focuses primarily on comics & comic creators, but all elements of pop culture and all geek fandoms are covered ! Join them in 2019 for the 4th annual FanCon!

  • Cost:
    • R150 - Day Pass (Saturday)
    • R150 - Day Pass (Sunday)
  • When: 27 - 28 April, 10am -6pm
  • Venue: CTICC 2, 1 Lower Long St, CBD
  • More Info: Facebook Event

AUJ ft. Deliriant, Gokon Rave, Headroom, Itone & Friends

FTP returns home to Decodance Night Club for our latest event, AUJ ft. Deliriant, Gokon Rave, Headroom, Itone & Friends on Tuesday the 30th of April 2019 (next day is a public holiday) 🐻

@Mister Bear and Friends

They might have already announced the lineup, but they still have a few surprises headed your way so stay tuned for more info!

Line Up:

  • Brainstorm Music
  • Deliriant
  • Elevation
  • Gokon Rave
  • Hallucigenik
  • HEADROOM
  • Itone

Decodance Night Club is a spacious venue with air conditioned smoking and non-smoking dance floors, lots of comfortable seating, 3 bars & kick-ass sound! 🔊 The venue will be kitted out with MIND MELTING psychedelic decor as well as Cape Town's most loved Festival Photographer, Azlam Abdullah from Wild For The Night - Music Festival Memories

May 2019

This May means the arrival of Decorex, the sought after design expo for all your home improvement and inspirational needs. Not looking for house and home related activities, not to worry the month of May is packed with some talented live performances and markets filled to the brim with deals!

Decorex Cape Town 2019

Fashionable fabrics, inspired interiors and wall-to-wall trendsetting décor will adorn the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 1-5 May 2019 as Decorex Cape Town takes over the city.

@Decorex SA

Get inspired this year at Decorex Cape Town 2019. redo the kitchen or redecorate the kids room. Whatever your plans are, Decorex will have you leaving feeling motivated and eager to get started.

  • Cost:
    • R110 - Adult
    • R20 - Children u 12 years
    • R100 - Pensioner
    • R100 - Student
  • When: 1 - 5 May, From 10am daily
  • Venue: CTICC, 1 Lower Long St, CBD
  • More Info: Decorex Cape Town 2019

Whisky Live Cape Town Celebration 2019

The prestigious Cape Town Whisky & Gin Live Celebration kicks off from 2 - 4 May 2019 at The Lookout.

@Whisky Live SA‎

Showcasing a wide range of luxury Whiskies and Gins from local to abroad, visitors are certain to find a Whisky or Gin to suit their palate. Doors open from 18h00 - 22h00. Tickets available at Ticket Pro.

Francois van Coke & Vriende 2019 (Kaapstad)

Ons almal op een stage in Kaapstad: Francois van Coke Jack Parow Die Heuwels Fantasties Fokofpolisiekar Early B Music RIANA NEL Majozi #vancokekartel #coeniedevilliers Arno Carstens Laudo Liebenberg

@Francois van Coke & Vriende 2019 (Kaapstad)

*A massive line up performing on the same stage this May!*

Jinjer live in South Africa - Mercury Live | Cape Town

Technically sophisticated four-piece, Jinjer represent an incredibly catchy mix of progressive metalcore, djent, hardcore, death and groove metal. With feisty growls and soul-shattering clean vocals, front-woman extraordinaire, Tatiana Shmailyuk possesses a commanding stage presence backed by an unstoppable wall of powerful instrumentation in the form of one of the tightest live bands around today. Jinjer has seen an upward swing in their popularity of late having performed on some of the world's biggest festival stages and seemingly endless touring cycles with the likes of Arch Enemy, Amorphis, DevilDriver and Soilwork.

@Turning Tricks entertainment‎

Performing two exclusive club shows in May 2019, Jinjer is set to blow South African audiences away in Cape Town and Gauteng with special guests, UK progressive rock act, SÜMER.

Line Up:

  • Jinjer
  • SÜMER (UK)
  • Zombies ate my girlfriend
  • Ohgod

With three guitarists and two vocalists among their ranks, SÜMER boasts many elements to their post-metal/prog inspired sound, giving nods to contemporary favourites Karnivool, Cult of Luna and Gojira, but also classic names such as Led Zeppelin, Soundgarden and Smashing Pumpkins. It is a blend that has seen them receive acclaim from many of the UK's major rock publications.

Goodwood Fashion & Thrift Market

Join the Goodwood Fashion & Thrift Markets 2019 and shop longer for less.

@The Goodwood Fashion & Thrift Market‎

Free entry, free parking, free smiles and loads of positive vibes. Browse indoor, outdoor gazebo's through to the car boot section and around again. Pick up some fabulous halaal eats and amazing bargains.

  • Cost: FREE
  • When: 4 May, 9am 2pm
  • Venue: Goodwood Sports Club, Milton St, Goodwood
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Kirstenbosch Plant Fair

Where can you find the biggest range of indigenous plants in one place? At the Kirstenbosch Plant Fair!

@Botanical Society of South Africa, Kirstenbosch Branch‎

Choose from thousands of plants carefully selected from a variety of local growers, including Kirstenbosch, and get gardening advice from plant gurus. This is the perfect opportunity to fill those gaps in your garden and get planting in time for the winter rain. With a fabulous range of garden related products on sale and delicious food and beverages, the Plant Fair is a great day out for the whole family. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for plant lists as they become available.

  • Cost: TBA
  • When: 4 May, 9am - 2pm
  • Venue: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, Rhodes Dr, Cape Town
  • More Info: Kirstenbosch Plant Fair

June 2019

Autumn is in full swing as winter creeps in, the city of Cape Town is heating things up with the agenda this June!

People n Planet Beach Clean-Up

Pick n Pay’s People n Planet Beach Clean-Up is an initiative to partner with local organisations to do regular beach clean-ups, and we’d like to invite you to join us! Help create greater awareness of plastic pollution, and do your part to keep our coastlines as beautiful as they could be.

@PnP People n Planet‎

The Beach Co-op is a not-for-profit company. Our mission is to eliminate, reuse, redesign and recycle single-use plastic, which often lands up in our oceans and on our beaches.

What to Bring:

  • Hats
  • Gloves
  • Reusable water bottles
  • Reusable coffee cups

Western Province Bodyboarding Association - WPBA is an organisation involved in the competitive bodyboarding arena. The organisation run various competitions across the peninsular at a variety of beaches with the aim of selecting a team to send to the South African Bodyboarding National Championships.

Prizes: All volunteers will receive the new People n Planet reusable shopping bag AND stand a chance to win one of five R250 Pick n Pay gift cards!

Red Bull Cape Town Circuit

A Formula 1 experience is coming to the Mother City.

@Red Bull Events‎

Red Bull Cape Town Circuit will give tens of thousands of South African fans the chance to witness the thundering power of a Formula 1 car at close quarters. Sure, you’ve watched a Grand Prix on TV, but there’s no substitute for the ear-splitting roar of the engine, the haze of tyre smoke and aroma of burning rubber. David Coulthard driving the Red Bull race car, supported by the Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team.

  • Cost:
    • FREE - General Access
    • R750 - R1950 - Grand Stands
  • When: 2 June, 12pm - 5pm
  • Venue: Grand Parade, Darling St - between Christian Barnard & Adderley St, CBD
  • More Info: Red Bull Cape Town Circuit

Wacky Wine Weekend 2019

Taste the Lifestyle at the 16th annual Wacky Wine Weekend 7 - 9 June 2019 proudly hosted by Robertson Wine Valley.

@Wacky Wine‎

Each participating winery or tourism establishment will host their own activities on the weekend over and above the coupon tastings. Most activities are included in your passport, but some are pay as you go. Bookings and payments are made directly with each host.

Savour award winning wines and sample sublime vintages through cellar tours, barrel tastings, pairings and interactive tastings by exceptional winemakers. Discover your inner winemaker and blend your own unique wine creation or disgorge your own bottle of Methode Cap Classique.

Join master wine tasting classes presented by Cape Wine Academy for the adventurous, novice or advanced wine connoisseur. Experience the intricate winemaking process and discover the story behind the bottle. A diverse variety of wine pairings will be on offer and festival goers can explore historical underground cellars, boutique wine farms and family owned estates.

  • Cost:
    • R200 - Wacky Wine Weekend Pass (Includes 6 tasters)
    • R150 Pensioners Weekend Pass (Includes 6 tasters)
    • FREE - Children u18 (No alcohol to be served to u18s)
  • When: 7-9 June, 10am - 4pm
  • Venue: Wacky Wine, 2 Reitz St, Robertson
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Radio Raps : 15 Junie : Grand Arena, Grandwest, Cape Town

Almal kan doen met lekker lag gedurende hierdie bizarre tyd, en wat beter manier om al jou probleme te vergeet as `n aand van komedie met Jonathan van Radio Raps. *Anyone can do with a good laugh theses days, and what better way to forget about your worries than a night out enjoying the comedy stylings of Jonathan from Radio Raps!*

@@Radioraps‎

Die lewe is kort, maar dit is die langste ding wat jy ooit sal doen. Lang Storie Kort handel oor die erns van die lewe waaroor ons eintlik kan ontspan, asook dinge wat ons oorsien waarop ons eintlik meer aandag kan gee.

*Lang Storie Kort deals with the seriousness of life that we can actually relax and actually pay more attention to all the things we overlook.*

2019 Winter Wonderland Festival - 1st Festival Weekend

With the falling leaves and pollen filled streets the excitement of the winter sets in around the Helderberg area where the 9th Winter Wonderland Festival takes place.

@Winter Wonderland‎

Located against the slopes of the Hottentots – Holland Mountain, Gordon’s Bay not only provides a magnificent Rivera-like background but also allows residents and visitors the endless views over the azure waters of False Bay.

  • Cost:
    • R10 - Kids u12 (Per day)
    • R10 - Pensioners (Per day)
    • R20 - Adults (Per day)
  • When: 14 - 16 June, 21 - 23 June
    • Friday 14 & 21 June: 4pm - 11pm
    • Saturday 15 & 22 June: 10am - 11pm
    • Sunday 16 & 23 June: 10am - 6pm
  • Venue: 33 Beach Rd, Gordon's Bay
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Tulbagh Christmas in Winter

Tulbagh celebrates Christmas in Winter in June. Historic Church street is lined with stalls; enjoy festive faire, wine tasting, chocolate tasting, craft beer, music food and entertainment throughout the Valley!

Take a scenic tractor trip up the Historic Oudekloof Pass with amazing views of the Valley. The museums have open days. Dad’s can watch the rugby in one of the many sports bars. Meet father Christmas; enjoy music by the buskers and Marimba band, the very impressive Christmas brass brand will take a leisurely stroll down Church Street. Music and much festive cheer can experience throughout the Valley.

Come rain shine or hopefully snow Tulbagh celebrates Christmas in Winter. Bring the family and friends and come and celebrate Christmas in Winter with them. Tickets are available online and valid for the entire weekend!

  • Cost:
    • R100 - General Admission
    • R60 - Children Ages 13 - 17 years
    • FREE - Children u13 years
  • When: 22-23 June, 10am - 4pm
  • Venue: Tulbagh Wine and Tourism, 4 Church St, Tulbagh
  • More Info: Tulbagh Christmas in Winter

The Great South African Gin Festival - Cape Town - Tickets Live!

🍸 South Africa's BIGGEST gin festival is on its way to Cape Town! 🍸

@@The Great South African Gin Festival‎

The Great South African Gin Festival is landing in Cape Town on the 28th of June for 2 days of GIN HEAVEN!Indulge in a HUGE selection of gins from around the world 🌍, whilst being entertained by live cocktail demos 🍹, talks from industry experts and live acoustic music 🎸.

Book of Gin' contains EVERYTHING you need to know about your favourite spirit and a little info about every gin you'll see at the show. They believe that great gin deserves a great glass. They also believe that everyone who attends The Great South African Gin Festival deserves their very own branded gin glass, completely FREE!

There are three different sessions for this event, each session is 4 hours long. Choose your session from the list below, and click on the ticket link to purchase your ticket.

  • Cost: (Tickets are valid for one time slot only)
    • SOLD OUT - Early Bird
    • R220 - Online (Excluding Booking fee)
  • When:
    • 28 June: 7pm - 11pm
    • 29 June: 1pm - 5pm
    • 29 June: 6pm - 10pm
  • Venue: The Castle of Good Hope, CBD
  • More Info: The Great South African Gin Festival

July 2019

Winter has brought the rain to the wonderful city of Cape Town, our dam levels are looking much better and with it has brought a surplus of events and activities this July!

TOPS at SPAR Wine Show Cape Town

A glorious POURformance awaits wine lovers, as the TOPS at SPAR Wine Show returns to Cape Town.

Join them for a GRAPE night out at GrandWest, South Africa’s largest entertainment destination – you’ll blend right in. The show offers wine enthusiasts an opportunity to learn about wine varietals, wine-making processes, wine pairings and so much more.All tickets include a tasting glass, all tastings and access to the wine theatres.

  • Cost:
    • R185 - General Admission
    • R385 - Combo Couple (2 Tickets)
  • When: 11, 12 , 13 July, 5pm - 9pm
  • Venue: GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World, 1 Jakes Gerwel Dr, Goodwood
  • More Info: TOPS at SPAR Wine Show Cape Town

Disney On Ice Magical Ice Festival – Cape Town

Get ready to enter a winter wonderland as Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse bring the most magical moments to Cape Town, as Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival!

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In a new twist on fairy tale fun, comical segments from everyone’s favourite Disney films set the scene for the show stopping on-ice stories including Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Tangled and the Academy Award® winning, Frozen!

Join the action, adventure, magic and unforgettable characters for South Africa’s favourite family winter school holiday outing, book now at Computicket!

  • Cost: From R50 - R350
  • When: 10 - 14 July
  • Venue: Grandwest Casino and Entertainment World, 1 Jakes Gerwel Dr, Goodwood
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Soetes and Soup 2019

Mushroom & port, chicken curry, mexican meatball, waterblommetjie or biltong & blue cheese – these are just a few of the soups being served at this year’s Breedekloof Soetes & Soup festival, taking place on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 July.

This exciting event, hosted at the various wineries in the Rawsonville, Slanghoek, Goudini, and Breede River areas, will serve you complimentary cups of steaming homemade country soup and award winning wines. Each participating winery and venue has an impressive array of entertainment for you, including live music, family activities, various stalls, foods and more. This event caters for the whole family, offering face painting, various rides, jungle gyms, jumping castles and more for the little ones.

The participating wineries have put together a various premium wine events, giving you the opportunity of tasting special wines presented by their winemakers. Remember to book your place in advance as these are private tutored tastings and special dinners, with limited seating available.

  • Cost:
    • R160 - Friday Pass
    • R200 - Saturday Pass
    • R250 - Full Weekend Pass
  • When: 19 - 20 July, 9am - 5pm
  • Venue: 10 Van Riebeeck St, Rawsonville
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Tropical Thrift Fest - July

Tropical Thrift Fest at Trench Town Take Five!

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DJS, Hip hop , art, cocktails, golden pineapples and pink flamingos - join us on Sunday the 28th( Last Sunday of every month ) for the latest Thrift Fest venture. Line up TBA.

Drizzled - Winter Music & Food Festival

Oh, it's the most wonderful time of year. Call it the super cool and super fab winter twin sister of Sizzled summer music and food festival. Drizzled is Cape Town's First Original Winter Music festival.

Launched in 2018, this year they are doing it different and changing the game forever! The aim is to change a culture that has under represented woman in our music community. In solidarity and on the eve of Women's month they have curated an all female line-up to spotlight the City's most vibrant selectors and music artist to headline Drizzled 2019.

Kicking off Women's month early to honour our women. This is more than an event, it's a campaign to support women!

That's right lovelies, come indulge in amazing gourmet street food and get down to a plethora of music genres featuring SA's freshest underground hip hop, house and electronic music artists.

August 2019

With the days getting longer and the colder weather only a memory, Cape Town prepares for the arrival of spring by getting outdoors. Check out what the windy city is getting up to this August!

Stellenbosch Fine Wine and Food Festival Presented by Nedbank

Stellenbosch Fine Wine and Food Festival presented by Nedbank Private Wealth International.

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South Africa’s most anticipated wine and food festival is back, and it is more spectacular than ever! Stellenbosch Wine Routes, in association with Nedbank Private Wealth, will bring the invigorating energy of Stellenbosch to life in August when it unites talented winemakers and top chefs for the ultimate culinary showcase, The Stellenbosch Fine Wine and Food Festival presented by Nedbank Private Wealth.

Food and wine lovers have one opportunity to experience this incredible collaboration of talent: on Saturday 3 August, in Stellenbosch’s historical Town Hall, from 17:00 to 23:00.

The beautiful Stellenbosch region is regarded as the country’s gourmet capital. Home to South Africa’s best premium wines, as well as the country’s most awarded restaurants, it is perfectly positioned to present a festival which promises to captivate all senses.

@Stellenbosch Wine Routes

Flexing its culinary muscles, The Stellenbosch Fine Wine and Food Festival will present guests with the ‘authentic taste of Stellenbosch’. Capitalising on Stellenbosch’s remarkable terroir which shapes its globally awarded wines, only wines made from grapes grown in the Stellenbosch region, and therefore certified as Wine of Origin (W/O) Stellenbosch, will be presented by the winemakers on the day. To these, Stellenbosch’s famous chefs, including Bertus Basson, George Jardine and Michael Broughton, will provide expertly paired canapés for heightened tasting experiences.

The Gin Garden at Hudsons The Burger Joint

The Gin Garden returns to Hudsons The Burger Joint on Saturday, 3 August 2019 from 12pm in collaboration with Whitley Neill Gin South Africa & Fitch & Leedes.

They've partnered with 3 amazing Gin brands - Whitley Neill Protea, Hibiscus Finery Elderflower & Amber Triple Three African Botanical - to bring you a day of fun and delicious G&Ts mixed with their favourite Fitch & Leedes mixers. Come for a fun-filled lunch and stay for a courtyard party!

Upon entry you will receive a booklet containing 4 tickets, 3 tickets for each specific Gin and then one Wildcard for you to have a second of your favourite!

  • Cost: R150 pp
  • When: 3 August, from 12pm
  • Bookings:
    • stellenbosch@theburgerjoint.co.za
    • 021 887 2025
  • Venue: 77 Dorp St, Stellenbosch

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