STOMP at the Artscape Theatre

A theatrical experience and a blend of rhythm, movement, comedy, and dance like no other, STOMP has shown the world that the most ordinary objects like bin lids, brooms, and even the kitchen sink can be brought to life in extraordinary ways.

When: 10 – 15 September 2019
Where: Artscape Opera House
Entry: R150 – R400,


Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

Consisting of a 42.2 km marathon, 10 km PEACE Run, 5 km Fun Run, and 12 and 22 km trail runs, this annual event brings together elite athletes, social and first-time runners, and wheelchair racers for a world-class marathon experience in an iconic African city.

When: 14 – 15 September 2019
Where: Starts on Beach Road, Green Point | Ends on Vlei Road, Cape Town Stadium precinct
Entry: Various, see for details


Franschhoek Uncorked Festival

Swing into spring with the Franschhoek Uncorked Festival, which celebrates the arrival of new vintage wines in the Franschhoek Valley, accompanied by gourmet festival foods, competitions, live music, and kiddies’ entertainment.

When: 14 – 15 September 2019
Where: Various wineries in Franschhoek
Entry: R180 pre-booked, | R200 on the day

Franschhoek Uncorked

Hermanus Whale Festival

With the arrival of the southern right whales in the Cape comes the annual Hermanus Whale Festival. The celebrations include a Saturday morning street parade, arts and crafts markets, good food, brew, live music, and, of course, whale watching!

When: 27 – 29 September 2019
Where: Various venues in the town of Hermanus
Entry: Festival is free

Whale Watching


Rocking the Daisies

It’s time for South Africa’s biggest three-day music experience! Expect a thrilling line-up of the best local and international artists across multiple genres, vibrant campsites, gourmet food trucks, and multiple entertainment arenas and spaces.

When: 4 – 6 October 2019
Where: Cloof Wine Estate, Darling
Entry: R995 general entry | R225 – R545 for camping,


Wine on the River

The annual Wine on the River festival transforms the banks of the Breede River on Goudmyn Farm into a food and wine haven with wine tastings by over 30 wineries, mouth-watering country cuisine, boat cruises, live music, horse and tractor rides, and more.

When: 11 – 13 October 2019
Where: Goudmyn Farm, Robertson Wine Valley
Entry: R150 – R250 day pass | R350 weekend pass,

Wine on the River

Cape Town International Boat Show

From marine equipment, interactive water activities, and accessories to sailing courses, exotic boats, and tours of luxurious yachts, this annual festival is fantastic family fun and possibly your best shot at convincing your significant other to let you buy a boat.

When: 18 – 20 October 2019
Where: V&A Waterfront
Entry: R100 adults | R50 scholars and boat/yacht club members,

Cape Town International Boat Show

Blanko Supper Club

Experience the art of food and wine pairing with Blanko Restaurant’s monthly Supper Club. Located at the Alphen Boutique Hotel in Constantia, expect an exceptional three-course dinner paired with sought-after local wines for only R395 per person.

When: 31 October 2019 (also 26 Sept and 28 Nov)
Where: Blanko Restaurant, Alphen Boutique Hotel, Constantia
Entry: R395 per person;



Table Mountain Sunset Special

Experience an African sunset from the top of Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain, one of the world’s New7Wonders of Nature, for half price until 29 February 2020. Special only for South African locals with a valid ID card.

(excluding peak period from 19 December 2019 to 3 January 2020)

When: 1 November 2019 – 29 February 2020
Where: Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, Tafelberg Road, Gardens
Entry: R150 for adults, R75 for kids under 18

Table Mountain Cableway sunset special valentines

Paul Rene Bubbly Festival

From live music, craft gin, and garden picnics to lawn games, fresh oysters, and delicious handcrafted bubbly, the annual Paul Rene Bubbly Festival is a celebration of all things delicious and effervescently fun!

When: 2 November 2019
Where: Wonderfontein Farm, Robertson
Entry: R285 per adult | kids free,

Splash of Pink Paul Rene Bubbly Festival

Big 5 Comedy Show

For one night only, the titans of South African stand-up comedy – John Vlismas, Schalk Bezuidenhout, Tats Nkonzo, Jason Goliath, and Stuart Taylor – will be raising the roof with their wildly hilarious show against a soundtrack of beats provided by DJ Ready D.

When: 2 November 2019
Where: GrandWest Casino & Entertainment World
Entry: R180 – R350,


Constantia Gift Fair

With a cornucopia of beautiful and innovative home, garden, fashion, food, and beauty products, the inspiring Constantia Gift Fair is the perfect opportunity to get a year’s worth of gifts done and dusted in a day.

When: 6 – 10 November 2019
Where: SARDA, Brommersvlei Road, Constantia
Entry: R30 per adult | kids free

Constantia Gift Fair