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August 01, 2014

Your #lovecapetown Weekend: What’s Happening in Cape Town from Friday 1 August to Sunday 3 August

Photo Courtesy of Days of the Dinosaurs

It's the WEEKEND, baby!  And what better way to ring in August than with a host of über cool events that can be enjoyed by (almost) the whole family!


Make your way to the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) and take a prehistoric quantum leap.  Walk among the dinosaurs.  Hear them roar.  Immerse yourself into this interactive but educational display and learn more about the beasts that roamed the earth, long before we were born.

Days Of The Dinosaur is presented by Huisgenoot, YOU and DRUM, and hosted by the CTICC.  Tickets are selling like hotcakes, so make sure you book your tickets at Computicket.

Visit www.daysofthedinosaur.co.za for more information.

Date: 1 – 20 August
Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)
Time: 09h00 – 19h00
Tel: 0861 915 8000


  • Available on Computicket
  • Adults R140 per person
  • Kids (0 – 18 years) R95 per child
  • Family of four R395 per family
  • School Groups (>20) R85 per person (weekdays and pre-bookings only)


Featuring at #80 on our list of 100 Things To Do In Winter, this “rock-a-pocalyptic” party is happening this Saturday at Mercury Live, Cape Town. Featuring Djs like Hyphen, Benson, Rudeone, Niskerone and Damage Inc, the night will be full of PLUR – Peace, Love, Unity and Respect – head banging as the music flows through you.

Find the event on Facebook www.facebook.com/pressurednb

Date: 2 August
Venue: Mercury Live, Cape Town
Tickets: at the door R50. From 22h00 R60


Spring is around the corners and flower season has finally arrived.  Pack your camera and bring your senses to life as you witness the flowers blossom to the rising sun and  follow the sunlight as if in a majestic trance.

There are many places where you can indulge in this visual feast, including Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Clanwilliam (which hosts a Flower Show in August) and many more. Need inspiration?  Here are 15 pictures that will show you why #lovecapetown is the wildflower capital of the world.

Cape Town offers 100 Marvellous Things To Do In Winter. Gather up your friends and family as you don’t need a holiday, you need Cape Town.

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