The top 8 things to do this weekend in Cape Town

Cape Town has a great weekend life, so make sure your stay in the city extends past the week and into the weekend. Most festivals, markets, and concerts take place on the weekend, and the city’s bars and cafes fill up. we’ve chosen eight of the best events to check out this weekend. Clear your schedule and book your tickets now.

For a complete list of events, take a look at our calendar.

Kirstenbosch Craft & Food Market

The Kirstenbosch Craft & Food Market this Sunday will have live entertainment and a fabulous variety of food, craft beer, and wine to choose from. There will be activities taking place on the day to keep the little ones busy, and dogs are allowed on leads so it’s a great outing for the entire family.

Image from the Kirstenbosch Craft and Food Market Facebook page

Dinner and a Movie Night: Jumanji 

Head to the Pepperclub this Saturday for dinner at the Sinatra’s Restaurant followed by a movie which takes place in their retro cinema with popcorn. A nice idea for date night.

Image from the Pepperclub Hotel & Spa‎ Facebook page

Winter Sunset Run 

Yet another exciting Sunset Run is returning to one of Cape Town’s most picturesque locations, the Sea Point Promenade, this Saturday. It’s a unique, family-friendly 6km loop route along the Atlantic Seaboard, which allows easy spectating and appealing to every age group.



Monthly Gourmet Food & Wine Pairing

This Saturday, come experience an exclusive evening of live entertainment by a pianist and singer, as you indulge in a five-course fine dining menu paired with stunning Iona wines.

Wine in Cape Town

Paella & Sauvignon Blanc

Flavourful presents this unique event this Saturday that combines flavors, sights, and sounds of the amazing Mother City. Enjoy this special pairing of two flavors with an authentic paella paired with local sauvignon blanc.

Proof Whiskey Festival

Make your way to the city center to join the Sunday Funday crowds for a whiskey and cocktail street festival at House of Machines. Visitors can discover authentic American Whiskeys and learn from experts. The participating brands, all members of the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, will offer a range of Whiskeys and Bourbons likely to deliver something suited to all tastes. Top chefs will be cooking up delicious dishes with an American twist, and a line-up of musical acts will keep the crowds entertained.

Rock ‘n Roll evening at Durbanville Golf Club

On Firday, start your weekend with the sound of Rock n Roll at Durbanville Golf Club, hidden away in the beautiful Durbanville. Hear some Brand new originals & some classic covers from some of the greats like Pebbleman, Mark Haze, Jesse Jordan, Doc John & Dean Coche. You also stand to win a lucky draw worth a few thousand bucks.

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