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March 14, 2013

Your Cape Town weekend: top three things to do

Experience the magic and wonder of the Cape Town Carnival this Saturday. Photo courtesy of Cape Town Carnival

5, 4, 3, 2, 1… It’s the weekend in the Mother City Cape Town fanatics – and you know what that means, right? It’s party time!

I know it’s the middle of the month and you’re feeling the pinch, but with the range of events on offer this weekend, you don’t need to break the bank to have a good time.

So join me at the following events from Friday 15 to Sunday 17 March and discover why Cape Town is as easy on the pocket as she is on the eye:

Cape Town Carnival 2013

Break out your best salsa moves, don your sexiest mask and get down to the Fanwalk in Green Point for the city’s biggest, FREE, colourful parade – the Cape Town Carnival – this Saturday!

Marvel at the gorgeous floats, dancers, fire-eaters and non-stop entertainment by some of the best local artists. The fun starts at the Cape Town Stadium forecourt at 17h00.

For more information, visit www.capetowncarnival.com

The Summer Life Crank Party

Let your hair down and go crazy with an insanely great line-up of the city’s top DJs at the inaugural Summer Life Crank Party at Long Street’s hot spot, Zula Sound Bar, this Friday.

Afrikaans hip hop artist, Hemel Besem will be the main attraction while Arsenic and Ruthy Pearl will be spinning the decks.

Get all the details at www.facebook.com/crankparties.

Pick n Pay Women's Walk

Look pretty in pink while raising funds for a good cause at the Pick 'n Pay Women’s Walk in Durbanville this weekend.

The easy 5km fun walk assists in raising funds for the PinkDrive who provide free cancer examinations and education to women in less privileged communities.

Call +27 (0)86 005 1021 for more information.

For cents-able ways to enjoy the Mother City’s vibrant nightlife for less, read our Cape Town on a budget: nightlife blog post.

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