Cape Town Events

Festival | Concerts | Sport | There is always something going on in and around Cape Town. The city is known as the sporting, arts, food and cultural centre of South Africa. If you're into theatre, biking, wine tasting, music, sport or shopping, this is your town! December and January are the really busy time for holiday visitors staying in Cape Town Accommodations, but there are plenty of exciting events in Cape Town throughout the year.

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Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts
Place: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens  (17 Nov 2020 - 29 Mar 2021 )

Lazy summer evenings, breathtaking views, friends and music. Every Sunday, from November to April, let Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts entertain you at this quintessential Cape Town get-together...

Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival
Place: Huguenoet Monument, Franschhoek.  (30 Nov 2020 - 01 Dec 2020 )

The annual Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival, presented by MasterCard, promises to be a highlight on the social calendar...

Adderley Street Festive Lights
Place: Adderley Street, Cape Town  (01 Dec 2020 )

Join the masses for a party as the mayor lights up one of Cape Town’s oldest streets for the festive season...

Cape Minstrel Carnival
Place: Cape town City centre  (04 Jan 2021 )

The Carnival begins on New Year's Day with extravagant street parades with colourful costume competitions and marches through the city streets from District Six.

The Sun Met Horse Race
Place: Kenilworth Racecourse  (01 Feb 2021 )

The stage is set for a record day in every respect when the gates open at Kenilworth Racecourse for one of South Africa’s biggest summer racing, fashion & entertainment occasions, and Africa’s hottest horseracing event...

Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo Cape Town
Place: Val de Vie Estate (Paarl/Franschhoek Valley)  (01 Mar 2021 )

Announcing the 2020 Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo Cape Town – an infusion of chic fashion, fast chukkas...

Cape Town Cycle Tour
Place: Cape Town  (08 Mar 2021 )

Come and experience the most happening place on the planet, Cape Town, South Africa, Sunday 08th March 2020. Thirty-five thousand cyclists embark on arguably the most scenic cycling race in the world.

Cape Town International Jazz Festival
Place: Cape Town International Convention Centre  (27 Mar 2021 - 28 Mar 2021 )

Cape Town International Jazz Festival is Cape Town biggest annual music event. Brings over 40 international and local jazz artists to perform over 2 days...

Cape Town Tattoo Expo
Place: Cape Town City Hall  (27 Mar 2021 - 29 Mar 2021 )

Get ready for a weekend filled with innovative tattoo techniques, international artists and beautiful artistry... 

Wholesun Bread Cape Town Big Walk
Place: Cape Town  (07 Apr 2021 )

The Cape Town Big walk returns...

Two Oceans Marathon
Place: Cape Town  (11 Apr 2021 )

This is by far the most scenic ultra-marathon in the world. It's also one of the toughest, with the route taking runners over the gruelling Chapman's Peak and Constantia Nek. 

Constantia Food & Wine Festival
Place: Constantia Uitsig Cricket Oval  (17 Apr 2021 - 19 Apr 2021 )

The Constantia Food and Wine Festival will no longer be taking place. Keep watching our page for updates. 

Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Festival
Place: Knysna  (30 Apr 2021 - 03 May 2021 )

This beautiful tradition of celebration, Pride and creative expression in a gorgeous setting has continued to glitter and thrive for over eighteen years.

Cape Town Whisky & Gin Live Celebration
Place: The Lookout, Granger Bay Boulevard, V&A Waterfront   (02 May 2021 - 04 May 2021 )

The Cape Town Whisky Live Festival has grown into the largest whisky and lifestyle event of its kind. The festival attracts more visitors and brands than any other whisky festival globally.

Franschhoek Literary Festival
Place: Franschhoek  (15 May 2021 - 17 May 2021 )

This is a gorgeous, smart, witty and non-snobbish festival in one of the most beautiful corners of God's earth. The conversations are stimulating, the books are fabulous and this little village is heaven for foodies and wine-lovers.

Cape Town Big Band Jazz Festival
Place: Baxter Theatre, Rondebosch, Cape Town  (29 May 2021 - 01 Jun 2021 )

A feast of live jazz in Cape Town. The Cape Town Big Band Jazz festival always hits a high note on Cape Town’s bustling jazz calendar.

Place: Cape Town International Convention Centre  (01 Jul 2021 - 03 Jul 2021 )

The Cape Town Good Food and Wine Show is set to wet the appetites of Cape Town foodies...

Cape Town Funny Festival
Place: Baxter Theatre, Rondebosch, Cape Town  (10 Jul 2021 - 06 Aug 2021 )

Experience the best in stand-up comedy this winter at Cape Town’s Baxter Theatre with talent from across the world and of course our very own local talent.