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.

SA Cheese Festival 2019

The popular South African Cheese Festival celebrates a huge milestone in 2019 – its 18th anniversary! Festivalgoers can look forward to a truly unique experience of cheese and more during the three-day festival this Friday to Sunday at Sandringham, just outside Stellenbosch.

Spice Mecca Ramadaan for all at the Castle of Good Hope

Enjoy dozens of traders and exhibitors, thousands of products and services, a bustling food court, The Cook Easy Lifestyle show by Shamilah Abass, live entertainment and the chance to win exciting prizes this weekend at the Castle. This is an experience of sharing, embracing diverse cultures, empowering community entrepreneurs and celebrating the freedom of common humanity.

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Monster Jam Cape Town

Monster Jam is one of the biggest action-packed live events on four wheels, and this weekend it is coming to South Africa for the first time. Enjoy the thrill of four-meter tall, five-ton custom made monster trucks racing and ripping up a track full of obstacles at the event this weekend.

Oysters, Bubbles and Blanc Festival

This popular festival has now grown bigger and better with the inclusion of a few local Sauvignon Blanc brands. The event will also feature a top range of South African Cap Classique and Sparkling Wines. Special brands from France, Italy, and Spain will also be on offer at the event. An abundant amount of oysters will be fresh in from the West Coast, especially cultivated and harvested for the Oysters, Bubbles and Blanc Festival.

 Radio786 – Ramadaan & Lifestyle Expo

Hosting up to 200 exhibitors under one roof, the Cape Town Ramadaan & Lifestyle Expo is a shopaholic’s dream. From premium products, household goods, décor and lifestyle items to international brands, the expo strategically leads up to the Muslim month of fasting.

Jack Black’s Food Truck Friday

In classic Food Truck Friday tradition, Jack Black Brewery has got a great line up of delicious food, ice-cold beer and live music to entertain all visitors attending their event. They welcome beer aficionados and fun-loving folk to celebrate with them their monthly food truck Fridays.


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