Cape Town Events

Cape Town Events

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You will not be bombarded with any advertisements or sales letters! Only a short and sweet reminder of events for the new month!!

Should you know of an event that I have not added, you are welcome to add it on the form at the bottom of this page.

There are always plenty of things to do in Cape Town. Every month is packed with cultural, artistic and entertaining activities and festivals. Not to even talk about the lovely regular markets and sporting activities.

There are concerts at various venues, fresh exhibits at dozens of museums, interesting talks and many of uniques festivals.

But I've found it isn't easy to find a good list of what's happening in Cape Town, so much information is out of date.

What to do in Cape Town to the rescue!

I personally update these pages on a regular basis to ensure up-to-date information.

Some of the best annual activities in Cape Town are never visited by tourists, because they just don't know about them.

My best advice is to plan in advance – book a few day tours, concerts or any attraction tickling your fancy, before you leave home.
(It's so easy to do online anyway.)

These extra activities will add immensely to the depth of experience you have in Cape Town. There's always something interesting happening in Cape Town, so why miss out!


Important Information to read before adding your Event.


Entering your Cape Town Events is easy to do. Just type in the box below!

To keep the information uniform, I would appreciate it if you can add it using the following format:

  • Name of Event: Eg. Art - Shadows in the Dark
  • Date: Eg. 20 - 29 May 2012
  • Venue: Eg. Baxter Theatre, Claremont
  • Detail: Without going overboard, provide as much detail as possible. (300 - 500 words will ensure a separate page on this site.) Remember to include contact details / website

Everything will appear on a Web page exactly the way you enter it here.

You can wrap a word in square brackets to make it appear bold. For example [my story] would show as my story on the page containing your event.


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SA Cheese Festival 
24-27 April 2010 Bienne Donne, Franschhoek The SA Cheese Festival brings together cheese makers and food artisans from all over the country, …

Houtstok 
23-25 April 2010 Dieprivier Farm, Malmesbury Houtstok is an annual Afrikaans music festival held in the Malmesbury ditrict. The theme …

Decorex 
23-27 April CTICC, Cape Town "Breath of fresh air"...Tender, calm and relaxing. Decorex Cape Town 2010 brings a breath of fresh air …

The Cape Town Wedding Festival 
17-18 April 2010 The Lookout, Breakwater Boulevard, V & A Waterfront At the Cape Town Wedding Festival all exhibitors are there by invitation …

Stellenbosch Vista Trail Run and family Fun Run 
17 April 2010 Coetzenburg Athletic Stadium, Stellenbosch Hit the Stellenbosch mountain trails this autumn in the Stellenbosch Vista Trail …

Cape Town International Jazz Festival 
3-4 April 2010 Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) The Cape Town International Jazz Festival has grown into a hugely successful …

3rd annual Reach For A Dream golf day 
3rd Annual Reach For A Dream Golf Day in association with Tusk Event Management Friday 12 April 2013 Rondebosch Golf Club R2800 per 4-ball – R700 …

The Owl and the Pussycat at the Masque Theatre Not rated yet
Clifford Graham (Gigi, Macbeth, August Osage County) directs the highly talented duo of Sheldon Cross (Macbeth and The Odd Couple) and Jana Botha (August …

Business Indaba Not rated yet
Entrepreneurs, business owners and those who wish to start their own business can soon attend the first Business Indaba at CTICC, Cape Town. This four-day …

Edinburgh World Writers' Conference at Open Book Cape Town Not rated yet
We invite you to be part of the Edinburgh World Writers' Conference 2012 - 2013 Cape Town on 20 - 21 September 2012, presented by Open Book (20 - 24 September) …

Working Women's Appreciation Lunch Not rated yet
Working Women’s Appreciation Lunch in aid of Reach For A Dream The women of Cape Town have a chance to treat themselves to an afternoon of fun, laughter …

'Always Start Big' Seminar at Business Indaba Not rated yet
Global entrepreneur, Kelly Ritchie of SalesPartners Worldwide, will present his popular “Always Start Big” seminar and workshop at the inaugural Business …

French Festivities at La Motte  Not rated yet
As part of the annual Bastille festival in Franschhoek, the piano duo Zorada Temmingh and Elna van der Merwe compiled a special programme of music by French …

TEDxCapeTownED to stimulate conversation on education innovation Not rated yet
This event has already happened Please visit the Events Page for current events! The first TEDxCapeTownED event will take place at the Ratanga …

Celebrate Mother's Day at Rhebokskloof Wine Estate Not rated yet
Spoil your mom this Mother’s Day at Rhebokskloof Wine Estate with a dining experience guaranteed to show your appreciation for everything she has done …

WOMZA / Full Throttle National Motocross Championship Not rated yet
The best motocross riders from around the country will descend upon Cape Town to chase the coveted title of National Champion in round three of the 2012 …

Italia in Campagna - A Taste of Italy in the Cape Winelands Not rated yet
The Bottega family, producers of Idiom wines, are set to host their annual Italian-themed harvest festival on the 25th and 26th of February 2012 at Da …

Cape Town Book Fair Not rated yet
Date: 15 June 2012 - 17 June 2012 Time: 10h00 The Cape Town Book Fair is set to continue writing its story in style this year! So book …

The Darling Creative Market Not rated yet
The Planet Art Creative Centre would like to invite you to the first Darling Creative Market on 4 February, during the annual Darling Music Experience. …

Canal Walk Bridal Fair Not rated yet
When: 25th February 2011 - 27th February 2011 Where: Canal Walk Shopping Centre The Canal Walk Bridal Fair is all about to help you …

Darling Music Experience Not rated yet
When: 3 - 12 February 2012 Where: Darling, West Coast The Darling Music Experience was launched in 2006 with the aim to organise small …

Up the Creek Music Festival  Not rated yet
When: 3-5 February 2012 Where: Up the Creek Camp Site, Swellendam Three stages and four days of South Africa's best music and comedy. …

WWF Earth Hour Not rated yet
27 March 2010 - The Globe Join millions of people all over the world to join the WWF Earth Hour against global warming. Climate change is …

Taste of Cape Town Festival Not rated yet
24 - 28 March 2010: Rhodes High School, Mowbray If you love food, then Taste of Cape Town 2010 is the perfect occasion. Nineteen of the Cape's …

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Out the Box Festival 2010 Not rated yet
20-28 March 2010: Baxter Theatre Centre, The UCT Hiddingh campus and the Labia Cinema. The Out The Box Festival of Puppetry and Visual Performance …

Feast of the Grape Not rated yet
21 March 2012: Durbanville Wine Valley The Durbanville Wine Valley celebrates "Feast of the Grape", its annual Harvest Festival, signaling the …

Cape Town Carnival 2010 Not rated yet
18 - 20 March 2010: Cape Town The Cape Town Carnival endeavours to create something new, where communities interact and celebrate uniqueness, …

Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour  Not rated yet
14 March 2010: Cape Town The Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour is an annual 109 km cycle race hosted in Cape Town. It is the world's largest

Cape Argus Lifecycle Expo 2010 Not rated yet
11 - 13 March 2010: Good Hope Centre, Cape Town The Lifecycle Expo is South Africa's largest cycling, health and fitness exhibition. It boasts …

OmmiBerg Round the Rock Festival Not rated yet
13 March 2010: Paarl Wine Route The Paarl Wine Route provides visitors with a unique opportunity to taste the first of the 2010 vintage - unfiltered

Hostex Cape 2010 Not rated yet
8 - 10 March 2010: Cape Town International Convention Centre With the expected tourist boom for South Africa, 2010 looks set to bring boundless …

Giraffe House Picnic Not rated yet
Sunday 28th February 2010 - Giraffe House On Sunday 28 February 2010 the Giraffe House will he having a family picnic. The picnic will …

11 February: AFRICAN ODYSSEY - Fine Art Photography Not rated yet
Raw Vision Gallery will be hosting an extended fine art photography exhibition entitled African Odyssey. We will take you on an incredible …

Hands On Harvest  Not rated yet
27 - 28 February - Robertson Wine Valley The Robertson Wine Valley is proud to host it's second Hands-on Harvest festival. This boutique …

Aylesford "Constantia Fresh" Sauvignon Blanc Festival Not rated yet
26 - 27 February - Constantia Wine Valley Join the Aylesford ‘Constantia Fresh’ Sauvignon Blanc Festival’s first celebration Buitenverwachting

Design Indaba Expo Not rated yet
26 - 28 February 2010 - CTICC Design Indaba Expo is South Africa's premier showcase of local design in all sectors, including advertising, decor, …

13 - 20 February - Cape Town Not rated yet
Infecting the City - The Spier public arts festival The creative arts are 'Infecting The City' for the third time in 2010. Infecting the City …

11-14 February 2010 - Darling, West Coast Not rated yet
Darling Music Experience The Darling Music Experience was launched in 2006 with the aim to organise small concerts in a rural setting for both …

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition Not rated yet
February - 13 March 2010 - Iziko South African museum The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is an international showcase for the …

Spier Wine Harvest Festival  Not rated yet
27 February 2010 - Spier Wine Estate On Saturday, 27 February 2010, Spier will host the annual Spier Wine Harvest Festival - a celebration

13 February 2010 - Hout Bay Not rated yet
THE 2010 WORLD CUP OF SANDCASTLE BUILDING! Join the parents of Hout Bay for the 14th sandcastle building day! All monies raised will go towards …

February 5-7 : Swellendam Not rated yet
Up the Creek musical festival One river, three stages, more than 30 live music and comedy acts and 2000 festival goers with a passion for

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