The top 5 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 five 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.

Cape Town Festival of Running

The Cape Town Festival of Running celebrates its 20th year this weekend. There are four routes to choose form (100 km, 50 km, 25 km, and 21 km), each of which take in the scenic views of the mountains and ocean during the event.

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Mamma Mia – Here we go again

Catch Mamma Mia in theatre this weekend. It’s an all new original musical based on the songs of ABBA and is bound to have you dancing, singing, and laughing along.

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Atif Aslam Live in Concert

Catch Bollywood Mega Star perform live at Cape Town International Convention Centre this Friday.


Dinner and a Movie Night: Dunkirk

Dunkirk will be screening at Pepper Club Hotel and Spa this Friday and Saturday. Cost includes dinner, movie, popcorn and secure parking.

Fostering Fever at the Artscape Theatre

Attend the official launch of the Fostering Foundation which showcases young talent under the mentorship of Sophia Foster.

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