The top 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 some 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

Updated 11 November 2019

Liefde by die Dam Cape Town

Enjoy some of South Africa’s best local music in a lovely picnic-style setting at Liefde by die Dam this weekend. There’s music for young and old, which makes it an ideal day out with your family or friends.

Dancing Queens – The ABBA Tribute Show Yacht Party

This simply sensational cruise is setting off from the V&A Waterfront on board South Africa’s Biggest most luxurious yacht, sailing across to Clifton Beaches to the tunes and live show of ABBA’s best hits. The very first Dancing Queens – The Abba Tribute Show Party Cruise will be setting sail this Saturday.

V&A Motor Show at the Silo District

Head over to the Silo District at the V&A Waterfront this weekend for a day filled with passionate automotive conversations with like-minded individuals. Live the dream and check out some of the coolest cars in Cape Town!

Kelvin Grove Annual Beer, Wine & Cheese Festival 2019

Join Kelvin Grove on the 16th of November to taste some of the most superb beers, wines, and cheeses. Expect 35+ wineries, a selection of craft beer breweries and delicious and locally produced cured meats, biltong, preserves, and artisan cheeses.

The Galileo Open Air Cinema 

The Galileo Open Air Cinema invites you to a magical outdoor movie experience like no other. Enjoy the most beloved and acclaimed films of all time, from romantic comedies to cult classics, musicals and fun family favourites at some of Cape Town’s most spectacular venues. Combining movie magic, food and entertainment, it’s the perfect setting for an unforgettable night out. This weekend, you can catch Breakfast at Tiffany’s on Friday at Meerendal Wine Estate and 50 First Dates on Saturday at Warwick Wine Estate.

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