Easter Weekend 2019 | Cape Town | 24 Events, Ideas & Things To Do
Easter Weekend 2019 | Cape Town | 24 Events, Ideas & Things To Do
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Easter Weekend 2019 | Cape Town | 24 Events, Ideas & Things To Do
Make the most of Easter Weekend in Cape Town! From Easter Egg hunts to smashing concerts celebrating all things Easter, we've got it all listed here!
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Easter Weekend 2019 | Cape Town | 24 Events, Ideas & Things To Do

Make the most of Easter Weekend in Cape Town! From Easter Egg hunts to smashing concerts celebrating all things Easter, we've got it all listed here!
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Easter Weekend 2019 | Cape Town | 24 Events, Ideas & Things To Do
Make the most of Easter Weekend in Cape Town! From Easter Egg hunts to smashing concerts celebrating all things Easter, we've got it all listed here!

Easter Weekend is always welcomed with open arms when it rolls around every year. For some, this is a time to focus on family and religion, for others its all about the tasty chocolate treats.

Easter celebrations stretch from coast to coast making appearances at holiday resorts, food markets and even live concerts all falling under the Easter Weekend banner this year.

April even brings the Two Oceans Marathon to the shores of Cape Town! These are our top picks of things to do this Easter in Cape Town.

  • Easter weekend stretches from 19th April to 21st of April this year, 2019.

Travelling over the Easter Weekend? Take a look at what the rest of the country is up to:

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

Quick Jump🐣 Family Friendly Easter ActivitiesEaster CaminoCommunity Easter Egg Hunt - All WelcomeFish Hoek Free TasterFree Easter fun at The Kids Shack🐥 Lunches Happening This EasterEaster Sunday Buffet LunchEaster with The 12 Apostles Hotel and SpaEaster High TeaEaster Sunday Harvest TableEaster Sunday Lunch - Family Feast🎤 Concerts Happening This EasterEaster Champions Tour 2019🐇 Charity Events this EasterEaster Parade 2019 18th April at 11amEaster Outreach 2019🎵 After Dark Easter ActivitiesEaster Weekend at Cape Town Comedy Club🍻Drinks SpecialsShimmy Club Night presents Goode FridayInfamous Rivals Easter Park Off🐰 Easter Events happening outside Cape TownThe BFM Easter Edition - 7th AprilEaster Egg Hunt with Pit PalsFire & Earth Easter GatheringEaster Weekend with Allée Bleue Wine EstateGood Friday Picnics at Allée BleueEaster Saturday Picnics at Allée BleueEaster Sunday Buffet Lunch at Allée BleueEaster Sunday LunchFamily Friendly Easter LunchBugz Easter Egg Hunt

🐣 Family Friendly Easter Activities

Looking for something the whole family can do together? You've come to the right place!

Easter Camino

The Easter Camino itinerary is designed to suit small groups of families or friends who are looking for a unique experience over their holidays. For those who are excited to discover the Cape peninsula on foot, challenge themselves, learn about themselves and enjoy the generosity of our service providers.

A Camino is a safe space to be you. It is all up to you, and you are responsible for the time you have.

The route is set on The First Way and pilgrims cover a distance of 140 km over 7 days.

The terrain is both urban and natural. Each day there will be a chaperone to accompany you. They are not tour guides, but local assistants who support the Camino concept. Chaperones will walk at a constant pace, so if you'd prefer to stick with them, make sure they're in sight.

The itinerary is 7 days, between 12-20km per day. Your ticket includes: 7 days Camino walking with chaperones every day, 6 nights basic guesthouse/traveler lodge sharing accommodation, 6 breakfasts, entrance to Labyrinth and Community of Westlake, transport over Chapman's Peak, Camino Passport, Directory, Nav Tool and t-shirt.

  • Cost: R9 288 pp sharing
  • When: 15 April - 21 April
  • Bookings: Click Here
  • Venue: Walk starts at The Bay Hotel in Camps Bay
  • More Info: Easter Camino

Community Easter Egg Hunt - All Welcome

RCID will be hosting a family Easter Egg Hunt on Thursday 18th April 2019 at 5.30pm.

There will be food tucks. The event is free. All kids and families welcome.

  • Cost: FREE
  • When: 18 April, 5:30pm - 7:15pm
  • Venue: Rondebosch Park
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Fish Hoek Free Taster

Sign up for the free Rugbytots taster launch by joining the waiting list online!

@Rugbytots Free Taster Class

Come along and try out Rugbytots for free and let your little ones experience the FUN rugby based exercise programme for girls & boys between the ages of 2 - 7 years old. A great activity this Easter Weekend.

Rugbytots is played weekly throughout school terms all year round, using the multiple skills of rugby to create a fun environment for your children to play in. Separated into three age groups this energetic and structured play programme is designed to enhance your child's social and physical skills.

Register Online here!

Free Easter fun at The Kids Shack

Kids can join us for a FREE hour of play at The Kids Shack on 20 and 22 April PLUS the first 70 children on the day will be able to take part in the free Easter craft activity each day.

@Blue Route Mall‎

The Easter Bunny will be meeting children on 22 April between 11am and 1pm at The Kids Shack. Make sure to stop by and greet him and he may give you an Easter egg in return!

🐥 Lunches Happening This Easter

Celebrate with a traditional Easter Sunday lunch in Cape Town this Easter.

Easter Sunday Buffet Lunch

Bring the whole family and enjoy Easter Sunday lunch at Towers Restaurant.

@Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers‎

Please note that booking is essential - contact them at 021 525 3888 or crystal.capetown.sales@marriotthotels.com to book.

  • Cost: R450 per person
  • When: 21 April, 1pm - 3:30pm
  • Venue: Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers, C\o Centruty Blvd & Rialto Rd
  • Bookings: 021 525 3888
  • More Info: Easter Sunday Buffet Lunch

Easter with The 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa

The award-winning Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is poised above the Atlantic Ocean on Cape Town’s most scenic route.

@12 Apostles Hotel and Spa

Guests are spoilt with spectacular ocean or mountain views from most of the 70 bedrooms and suites, each superbly designed to provide the utmost comfort and style. Special features include the tranquil Spa, a private cinema, Azure Restaurant, The Café Grill and The Leopard Bar.

  • Venue: 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa, Victoria Rd, Cape Town
  • Bookings:
    • restaurants@12apostles.co.za
    • 021 427 9029

Easter High Tea

Join The 12 Apostles for their legendary High Tea, however this time you can expect a visit from the Easter Bunny with a very special Easter High Tea, taking place on Saturday and on Easter Sunday.

@12 Apostles Hotel and Spa

After a visit from the Easter Bunny, the legendary Easter High Tea completes the magic of the holiday weekend. Tea will be served on three-tiered tea stands table-side, in The Leopard Bar and The Conservatory. The tea stands will be topped up as you go along.

Please Note: Tea will be served at: 10am , 12:30pm & 3pm, respectively.
  • Cost:
    • R595 - per person
    • R375 - Vegan High Tea
    • R297,50 - Children u12 Years

Easter Sunday Harvest Table

Join 12 Apostles on 21 April in Azure Restaurant and the Atlantic Marquee, is the ideal place to spend your day with family and friends.


Executive Chef, Christo Pretorius has put together a seasonal spread with starters, a hot and cold buffet and carvery selection and an Easter-licious dessert selection. There’s a jumping castle and an Easter Egg Hunt for kids on Easter Sunday.

Please Note: Lunch is served at 1pm sharp!
  • Cost:
    • R595 per person
    • R297,50 - Children u12 Years

Spend the day with 12 Apostles or book in over the long weekend and enjoy one of the many spa treatments on the menu, make Easter luxurious this April with The 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa.

Easter Sunday Lunch - Family Feast

Bring the whole family and celebrate Easter on Sunday 21 April at The Conservatory.

@The Cellars-Hohenort‎

The Cellars-Hohenort culinary team will present a delicious Family Easter Feast and the kids can enjoy a fun filled Easter Egg hunt.

🎤 Concerts Happening This Easter

Are you keen to mix things up this year and celebrate Easter differently? Well, take a look at some of these concerts that aim to do just that.

Easter Champions Tour 2019

This Easter the annual event Easter Champions Tour is taking place at The Castle of Good Hope.

@Silent killer entertainment‎

In collaboration with Silent Killer Promotions and Locktrans Tours and Events this is set to be a smasher.

Line up:

  • Souljah Love
  • Enzo Ishal
  • Kadjah
  • Hwindi Pres.
  • Hwinza
  • Fantan & Levels

Tickets are selling out fast so get yours now to avoid disappointment!

  • Cost:
    • R150 - General Admission
    • R350 - VIP
    • R500 - VVIP
  • When: 19 April, from 5pm
  • Venue: Castle of Good Hope, CBD
  • More Info: Facebook Page

🐇 Charity Events this Easter

If you want to make a difference this Easter, here's you chance.

Easter Parade 2019 18th April at 11am

Join The Friends of the Children's Hospital Association‎, staff and volunteers as they brighten the wards this Easter!

@The Friends of the Children's Hospital Association‎

Bringing joy to kids suffering from various ailments, make a difference and spread some Easter cheer this April.

Easter Outreach 2019

Join Projek Bietjie Liefde as they spread some easter cheer this April.

@Projek BieTjie Liefde‎

There goal is to reach 100 with a warm meal, something to drink and a "new" set of clothes. They have asked the public to donate any of the following: chicken pieces, rice, cool drinks, any clothing and shoes.

🎵 After Dark Easter Activities

Take a look at some of the best activities taking to the stage as soon as the sun sinks behind the sea.

Easter Weekend at Cape Town Comedy Club

The home of Cape Town comedy is back with another jam-packed week of comedy. Featuring South Africa’s top comedians, Cape Town Comedy Club is the best place to catch comedy in the Western Cape! The club is also currently listed as 1 of the TOP 10 BEST COMEDY CLUBS in the world!

The Pumphouse is home to this showcase of talent, situated in the charismatic V&A Waterfront, Cape Town's main water dock; it sees the likes of tourists and locals daily.

Please Note: Line ups are subject to change.

Cape Town Comedy Club have selected the perfect mix of talent to celebrate this special holiday, headliner for the weekend is Nqobizitha Siziba-Dube otherwise known as Q Dube. Hailing from Zimbabwe he has taken the comedy world by storm!

He will be supported on stage by Liam Bento, who has been on the scene since 2010, hailing from Cape Town he is well versed with Capetonian lingo and current trends.

  • Supporting Act: Liam Bento
  • MC: Chris Forrest (JHB)
  • Open Mic: Gary Castleton

🍻Drinks Specials

Cape Town Comedy Club are open 5 days a week with comedy shows nightly from 8:30pm.

The dinner theatre atmosphere features shared tables creating a community like feel amongst the laughter. Dinner us served from 6pm. The kitchen is fully stocked and halaal with a separate bar.

  • Craft Beer - Jou Ma Se Brew: R50 (500ml Pint)
  • Happy Hour: from 6 - 7pm
  • Tequila: R18 (ALL NIGHT)

As some of the shows carry adult content, there is an age restriction of no under 18’s. Caution: Comedians are not censored and some material might not be appropriate for sensitive audiences. Seating arrangements are handled by Cape Town Comedy Club and very often patrons have to share tables. “Share the laugh, share the table”.

  • Cost:
    • R95 pp - Wednesday 18th April
    • R120 pp - Friday 19th, Saturday 20th, Sunday 21st April
  • When: 17 - 21 April, from 6pm
  • Venue: Cape Town Comedy Club, The Pumphouse, Dock Road, V&A Waterfront
  • Bookings:
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Shimmy Club Night presents Goode Friday

Madder than a Hatter, nuttier than box of chocolates, wilder than a typhoon… Roger Goode lands at Shimmy Beach Club on Friday 19th April for a special edition of Shimmy Club Nights, raising the roof on the long weekend!

@Shimmy Beach Club‎

When Roger is in town, anything can happen… all we know is that it’s going to be GOODE!

Infamous Rivals Easter Park Off

Infamous Rivals are a collection of like minded car owners and motor enthusiasts.

@Infamous Rivals‎

Join them this Easter as they share their passion for the industry. Each car is as unique as their owner, drawn together for the love of the road!

  • When: 21 April, 6pm - 9pm
  • Venue: Infamous Rivals
  • More Info: Facebook Event

🐰 Easter Events happening outside Cape Town

If you want to escape the madness and enjoy a relaxing weekend getaway, here's what you need to know.

The BFM Easter Edition - 7th April

This April the BFM Market are putting an Easter twist on their much loved gathering!

@The BFM Market‎

As usual entrance is FREE. Go out and join them for some amazing food, meet some of the business owners in Burgundy, and enjoy treats, snacks, kids fun, products and fresh produce. There are special Easter themed games and fun for kids of all ages, so bring the whole family.

Easter Egg Hunt with Pit Pals

Join Pit Pals for a day of absolute family fun. Take one of their dogs for a walk while you search for Easter eggs for the kids and treats for the rescues.

@Pit Pals‎

This event will be held at both kennels, Pure Rehabilitation in Melkbos and at the kennels in Klein Dassenberg ❤️. There is no fee involved with this event, all they ask for as entry is a tin or two or ten of dog food :-) as the shelter is running a bit low.

  • Cost: Donation of Dog Food
  • When: 13 April, 9:30am - 12pm
  • Venue: Pit Pals
    • Melkbos
    • Dassenberg
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Fire & Earth Easter Gathering

Fire & Earth Easter Gathering for family & friends at Bodhi Khaya, 18 - 22 April 2019.

@Bodhi Khaya‎

A big communal gathering for collaboration, creation and celebration ~ 4 days filled with activities and much time to explore and enjoy the beautiful land together.

Some of the activities include:

  • Working the land together ~ basic permaculture teachings
  • Easter-egg hunt in the forest
  • Kite-making
  • Harvest Feast
  • Crafting in the Milkwood Forest
  • Fireside Storytelling
  • Fun Faire Games
  • Family fire rituals
  • Family dance
  • Communal cooking
  • Stokbrood on the fire

Prices include lodging, 3 vegetarian meals per day and all activities. A detailed schedule will be provided soon... it is going to be epic! All are welcom to engage with the elements of Fire & Earth on this special weekend!

  • Cost:
    • Camping
      • R1500 - Adults
      • R500 - Children
    • Room (Using own Bedding)
      • R2500 - Adults
      • R500 - Children
  • When: 18 - 22 April, 2pm - 5pm
  • Venue: Bodhi Khaya, Gaansbaai
  • More Info: Fire & Earth Easter Gathering

Easter Weekend with Allée Bleue Wine Estate

Allée Bleue are pulling out all the stops this Easter, with a weekend filled with Easter related activities for the whole family.

Good Friday Picnics at Allée Bleue

Picnic area guests can treat themselves to seated, serviced easter-inspired Chicnic (R695 for a basket for 2) or set up your own seating area somewhere in the gardens with their eco-friendly Picnic-on-the-Go at only R400 for a double basket.

@Allée Bleue Wine Estate‎

Both double baskets include a bottle of wine to share. Kiddies picnics and fun activities as well as vegetarian options make up the selection.

  • Cost:
    • R695 - Chicnic Basket for 2
    • R400 - Eco Friendly Picnic for 2
  • When: 19 April
  • Venue: Allée Bleue Wine Estate, C/o R45 & R310, Franshhoek
  • More Info: Good Friday Picnic

Easter Saturday Picnics at Allée Bleue

Picnic area guests can treat themselves to the seated, serviced easter-inspired Chicnic (R695 for a basket for 2) or set up their own seating area somewhere in the gardens with our eco-friendly Picnic-on-the-Go at only R400 for a double basket.

@Allée Bleue Wine Estate‎

Both double baskets include a bottle of wine to share. Kiddies picnics and fun activities as well as vegetarian options make up the selection.

Easter Sunday Buffet Lunch at Allée Bleue

Join Allée Bleue this Easter Sunday!

@Allée Bleue Wine Estate‎

Easter Sunday sees all the stops being pulled out with an Easter Buffet featuring favourites like freshly baked breads, roast Karoo lamb, Cape Malay pickled fish, deboned chicken, lots of salads and veggie accompaniments and a scrumptious dessert table to indulge in at the end of the meal.

Easter Sunday Lunch

Celebrate Easter with them at The Marine, on Sunday 21 April.

@The Marine‎

Bring the whole family to enjoy this delightful culinary offering and the kids can enjoy our special Easter Egg hunt.

The Menu will boast a selection of mains from, Atlantic Tuna Tataki to Rare Roast Beer.

Family Friendly Easter Lunch

Celebrate Easter at Seafood at The Plettenberg on Sunday 21 April.

@The Plettenberg‎

Bring the whole family, young and old, and enjoy a delightful family feast. the menu will feature: Knysna Oysters, Goat's Cheese and Chardonnay braised tart or Roast beef or Roast Pork to name a few, with a selection of deserts available too.

Bugz Easter Egg Hunt

Bugz Family Playpark have teamed up with the Cadbury Crew to bring you the tastiest Easter, Bugaboo!

@Bugz Play Park

The day kicks off with a massive outdoor Easter Egg Hunt, where Eggs will be easier to find than an immunity idol! Arrive early as you do not want to be caught in queues and have your bug miss the biggest hunt of their lives. After the hunt there is plenty to participate in from magic shows, jugglers and a visit from the roller skating Easter Bunny himself.

Cadburys have also come to the party with some fun chocolate related activities and games happening throughout the day!

Please Note: This event is weather dependant. Should it rain the outdoor hunt will be cancelled however, the other games and activities will still continue!
  • Cost: (Entrance Fee does not include rides)
    • R60 - Adults
    • R45 - Pensioners
    • R70 - Kids (Includes Easter Egg Hunt + Activities)
    • R140 - VIP Pass (Includes Hunt, Activities + Rides)
  • When: 22 April, from 9am - Late
  • Venue: Bugz Play Park, 56 Tarentaal St, Kraafontein
  • More Info: Website

There you have it, the most happening events in Cape Town this Easter Weekend, we will be updating this list regularly to provide you most current content around, keep vibing!

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