This weekend in Cape Town

Cape Town comes to life over the weekends, with live music, festivals, races, and plenty of wining and dining.  This weekend is packed with fantastic events and things to do, so clear your schedule and book your tickets now!

The Galileo Open Air Cinema

The Galileo has one screening this weekend. Mamma Mia! will be playing at Central Park—a lawn at Century City—this Friday. The film is set on a Greek Island, and features all the very best ABBA hits.

When: Friday 16 March, from 6 pm

The Galileo Open Air Cinema


St. Patrick’s Day with Crimson House

Get your green on this St Paddy’s Day at Beerhouse, to the gypsy-blues-groove of one of Cape Town’s favourite local bands, Crimson House. For just R199, you can enjoy bottomless Guinness.
When: Saturday 17 March, 9 pm
St. Patrick's Day with Crimson House

The Cape Town Carnival

The Cape Town Carnival is without a doubt one of the highlights of the events calendar in the city. Think Rio Carnival, but with real African flavour and Cape Town pizzazz. There will be dancing, pyrotechnics, enormous colourful floats, giant puppets, live music, and hot firemen and women.

When: Saturday 17 March, 7 pm

Cape Town Carnival

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concert

Summer isn’t summer in Cape Town without the live sunset concerts on the rolling lawns of the Kirstenbosch Gardens. Gather your picnic baskets, friends, and family, and enjoy the funky, vibrant tunes of Jeremy Loops this Saturday!

When: Sunday 18 March, from 5:30 pm

Jeremy Loops performing at Kirstenbosch


Absa Cape Epic

The Cape Epic kicks off this Sunday, starting at Table Mountain. From here, it’s a gruelling 658km, taking in some of the stunning surrounds of the city, including Wellington, Robertson, Worcester, and Franschhoek.

When: Sunday 18 March – Sunday 25 March

Absa Cape Epic riders

Good Company Sunday market

The Company’s Garden is one of Cape Town’s most beloved heritage sites. The Sunday market takes place next to the National Gallery, beneath the old oak trees. Here you’ll find local food vendors boasting a range of delicious ethnic foods, organic fruit and veg stalls, local crafts, handmade jewellery stalls, and expertly-crafted craft beer. And that’s not to mention the live music from talented local musicians.

When: Sunday 18 March, 10 am – 3:30 pm

Good Company Sunday market
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