Our pick of seven of the best events and things to do in Cape Town from Friday, 21 to Sunday, 23 April 2017
Pick any weekend of the year in Cape Town and you’re bound to find a host of events planned throughout our hip and happening city. We have rounded up a bunch of super fun things to do in and around the Mother City this weekend.
#1Pickoftheweek: World Travel Market Africa (19 -21 April)
The annual World Travel Market Africa is back in the Mother City this weekend for a travel experience that none can rival. Discover new places, travel trends, unique experiences, new products and specialised businesses. The organisers will showcase a selection of businesses that aim to push you into discovering destinations that you may never have thought of visiting.
The world is your oyster and the only way to explore it all is with the World Travel Market Africa.
2. Bot River Barrels & Beards Harvest Festival (22 April)
The annual beard loving beer fest returns to Bot River for another hairy instalment. The festival will see the best of the best of the beard world descend on Bot River for a day of drinking, grooming and beard appreciation. You’ll be able to sample some delicious wine from the region and enjoy the festive atmosphere.
Get ready for the hairiest wine festival ever with the Bot River Barrels & Beards Harvest Festival.
3. Sunset Silent Disco at Clifton Third Beach (22 April)
If you’ve ever wondered what there actually was to do on the beach, then you’ll be happy to know that on Saturday, 22 April 2017 Clifton 3rd Beach will be transformed to a silent disco wonderland. You’ll be able to choose from three channels which will be broadcasting the tunes of some amazing DJs. Choose between Billy Bueno, DJ Rhonda and DJ Sarah Bee.
Dance on one of Cape Town’s most stunning beaches with the Sunset Silent Disco.
4. Stellenbosch Craft Beer Festival (22 April)
The hit success Stellenbosch-based craft beer festival is back at the Jan Marais Nature Reserve for another instalment of beer-related perfection. You’ll be treated to an amazing selection of beer from across the region including Innis & Gunn, Boston Breweries, Woodstock Breweries and more! Local lass Paige Mac will be performing so look forward to some lively music too!
Party it up at the next instalment of the annual Stellenbosch Craft Beer Festival.
5. Monark Live at Cafe Roux on Shortmarket Street (22 April)
The newly launched CBD branch of the hugely successful Noordhoek restaurant Cafe Roux is back again with hosting another brilliant musical evening. Monark are back in the Mother City and they’re bringing their unique sound all the way from Gauteng to delight the audiences of Cafe Roux. These legends fuse rock and pop to create an authentic local sound.
Enjoy the music at the new CBD branch of Cafe Roux with Monark Live.
6. Pinotage & Biltong Festival (22 – 23 April)
South Africans love wine and biltong, so putting them together just makes sense. The best of the best will be at the festival, so come along to L’Avenir Wine Estate in Stellenbosch for a day of delicious biltong and sensational wine from local vineyards. You’ll be able to taste them all, and learn to pair them together to get the best taste out of both!
The yumminess never ends with the Pinotage & Biltong Festival in Stellenbosch.
7. Midnight Circus Festival (22 April)
The Midnight Circus Festival will see local musicians paired with amazing circus acts for one night of spectacular performance. The talented performers at the South African National Circus School are ready to showcase their skills in trapeze, acrobatics, high wire, stunts, limbo fire acts and more! Have a little listen to the artists that will be creating the music backdrop for this circus extraordinaire.
Make sure you get yourself a ticket to the first ever Midnight Circus Festival.