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)
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
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
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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