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Events 2019


Shakespeare at Maynardville Open-Air Theatre

Inspired by the annual productions in London's Regent Park, Shakespeare has been performed every summer at the open-air theatre in Wynberg. It is generally performed with a local, contemporary twist to add to the entertainment. Some very talented South African actors and directors have...  see full details

Cape Argus Cycle Tour

Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour

The Argus is the largest timed sporting event on earth, attracting more than 35,000 cyclists from around the world. The spectacle is watched by thousands who line the 67-mile (108km) route, which follows some of the Cape's most spectacular coastal scenery. The race is...  see full details

J&B Met

The Sun Met

One of the most prestigious and anticipated events on Cape Town's social calendar, the Met is not only about thoroughbreds, but is a day of glamorous fashion, entertainment and sophistication. Formerly known as the J&B Met, the Sun Met is the premier horseracing event...  see full details

Kirstenbosch Summer Concert

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts

The Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts are idyllic experiences set beneath the gorgeous expanse of the mountains. With a picnic and a glass of wine, audiences can listen to a mixed selection of classical and contemporary music.

The gardens themselves provide...  see full details

Offroad biking

Absa Cape Epic

The Absa Cape Epic has established itself as a prestigious international sporting event, attracting a competitive field of riders eager to compete against the best or simply to finish the gruelling eight-day off-road race. The event has become the largest full service mountain bike...  see full details

Cape Town International Jazz Festival

Cape Town International Jazz Festival

Ranked as one of the best jazz festivals around the world, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival is a must for jazz fanatics visiting the city. The Mother City comes alive for two days in March to the captivating beat of swinging jazz...  see full details

Two Oceans ultramarathon finish

Two Oceans Marathon

Boasting some of the most spectacular scenery of any road running event on earth, the Two Oceans Marathon has become the second most famous ultra-marathon (34.8 miles/56km) in South Africa, after the Comrades Marathon. Runners race over and around the mountains of Cape Town...  see full details


Hermanus Whale Festival

The annual Hermanus Whale Festival is an enviro-arts festival, celebrating the local art and crafts, the southern right whale, and the environment in equal measure. The event is immensely popular, now attracting about 100,000 visitors. The festival offers arts and crafts, theatre, live music,...  see full details