Cape Town Diary - December 2010

Paternoster Crayfish & Seafood Festival
This annual festival includes snoek braai's, seafood poitjie kos and of course delicious crayfish. The day's focus is on seafood, however there will be a beer garden as well as arts and craft stalls with sea shells and ornaments.

When: 03 Dec 2010 to 04 Dec 2010 (Paternoster)

Where: Paternoster Sport Grounds

More Info: Jenni on +27 (0)83 692-2201

Paarl Festival of Lights
Paarl hosts the annual Festival of Lights for the Drakenstein Community with local artist performing, stalls, merry-go-round and more.

When: 03 Dec 2010 to 04 Dec 2010 (Paarl)

Where: Paarl

More Info: Call 021 863 3555 for more information.

McGregor Apricot Carnival
The apricot will feature in every imaginable way: fresh & dried, preserved and canned, juiced and spiked and filling dozens of mouthwatering treats to relish on the spot or to take home as Christmas gifts made with country flair.

When: 05 Dec 2010

Where: McGregor

More Info: McGregor Tourism Office: Telephone: +27 (0)23 625-1954

Durbanville Beer Fest
From eisbein and sauerkraut with German beer to Hungarian beer and goulash, Australian beer with shrimp on the barbi, to the traditional South African brews and braai. All celebrated with summer sun, fun and live music - South African Way.

When: 11 Dec 2010

Where: Hillcrest Wine Estate

More Info: Jacky on +27 (0)78 587-7551

Lamkietie Fees
Activities that you can expect to enjoy during the day at this festival include kite surfing, wake boarding, long board surfing, fire dancing, snorkeling, dancing, arts and crafts stalls, drumming and poitjiekos competitions.

When: 17 Dec 2010 to 19 Dec 2010

Where: Lamberts Bay Festival Grounds, Lamberts Bay

More Info: Liezl Venter +27 (0)82 628-5453

Kloovenburg Wine & Olive Christmas Market Day
The market is a showcase of the finest produce from the Riebeek Valley and surrounding areas and allows locals and visitors to this region the opportunity to taste, sample and buy all these wonderful products in one convenient location.

When: 18 Dec 2010

Where: Kloovenburg Wine & Olive Estate, Riebeeck Kasteel

More Info: +27 (0)22 448-1635

Festival of Chariots
The parade is the highlight of the festival, hundreds of festival-goers from all over South Africa will hand pull the 20 meter- colourful wooden chariot bearing the figures of Jagannath, Baladeva and Subhadra down the streets of Seapoint. The procession is accompanied by melodious singing and dancing.

When: 26 Dec 2010

Where: Sea Point

More Info: +27 (0)21 686-1179

That's it for the year folks.

Have a great festive season!!!

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