What’s on in Cape Town in March 2024

It’s March and that means Easter is fast approaching and with that comes some awesome public holidays and long weekends. Not sure what to do? We have you covered! This month the city hosts events for everyone – from Africa’s biggest electronic music festival to a range of Pride events and of course the much-anticipated Cape Town Carnival and the 46th Cape Town Cycle Tour – we’re ready for a huge, bustling month.

Ultra Music Festival 

1 March
Kenilworth Racecourse
Entry: From R995 for General Access

Ultra South Africa is Africa’s largest electronic music festival and is part of Ultra Music Festival’s worldwide expansion which has now spread to twenty countries. Ultra Cape Town will see legendary Steve Aoki, Afrojack, Skrillex headlining and supported by Kyle Watson, Shmiza and more.

Cape Town Pride Parade

2 March
Alfred St, at the intersection with Prestwich St in De Waterkant
From 11am
Entry: Free but other Pride events will need a ticket – click the link to purchase

The procession will be led by Mr and Miss Cape Town Pride, followed by the ever-popular bikers from Ride with Pride and an assortment of skateboarders and roller-skaters.

Cape Town Pride aims to raise awareness of LGBTQI+ issues and campaigns for freedoms that enable individuals to live genuinely equal lives. It celebrates people of every race, faith, ability, and sexuality, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, asexual, queer, questioning, intersex, trans, genderqueer, gender variant, non-binary individuals, as well as straight and cis allies.

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China Town Asian Food Market

2 March
Sable Square, Century City
From 10am
Entry: Free

It’s going to be a day filled with delicious flavours, colourful stalls, and exciting activities! Indulge in a culinary journey with a variety of Asian food vendors serving mouth-watering dishes that will tantalise your taste buds. Enjoy the lively tunes performed by Mario’s Entertainment and bring the little ones along for a fun-filled time (there will be face painting available to add to the excitement).

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Orms Content Creator Day

2 March
56 Roeland Street Cape Town 
9am to 6pm
Entry: R50

This exciting event is focused on all aspects of content creations with top global brands – Canon, Sony, Nikon, DJI, Black Magic & more.

Attendees can look forward a chance to engage with brand ambassadors from top global brands; a live fashion show and amazing on stand brand activations and a chance to win amazing prizes . There will also free Terbordore coffee, Jack Rabbit Burger truck and Jack Black Beers.

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Cape Town Ramadan and Lifestyle Expo 

1-3 March
Oude Molen Grounds, Pinelands
Friday: 3pm to 9pm AND Saturday and Sunday: 9am to 6pm
Entry: Adults R35, Pensioners R20 and Children Under 10 free

The SPAR Cape Town Ramadaan & Lifestyle Expo is one of the Mother city’s established annual exhibits, showcasing the food, culture and wares of the Muslim community of the Cape.

For over a decade, tens of thousands of people from diverse backgrounds have shared in the celebration as the Cape Town Ramadaan & Lifestyle Expo brought people closer together, reminded the older generations of long-forgotten fond memories and reconnected lost friends.

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Cape Town Cycle Tour Expo and Cape Town Cycle Tour

7 – 9 March and 10 March
DHL Stadium Cape Town
Green Point
9:30am to 7pm
Entry: Adults R50, Kids under 12 Free, Cycle Tour Participants Free

In the run up to the Cape Town Cycle Tour the Cape Town Cycle Tour Expo (South Africa’s largest cycling, fitness & healthy lifestyle expo) will take place where participants in the Cape Town Cycle Tour can collect their race packs. The CTCT Expo has grown to be the largest show of its kind in the country, housing over hundreds of exhibitors from around the world, and receiving approximately 45 000 visitors. The 46th Cape Town Cycle Tour, the biggest timed bike race in the world, will take place on Sunday, 10 March 2024.

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Mamma Mia

7 March to 7 April
Artscape Opera House
Entry: Tickets from R150 to R550

The new look production of MAMMA MIA! is here, and it’s more than a musical; it’s a guaranteed feel-good experience that celebrates the magic of ABBA’s music and the beauty of human connections! With its heart-warming storytelling, unforgettable tunes, and endearing characters, it invites audiences to laugh, dance, and share in the journey of love. Produced by leading SA promoter Showtime Management, MAMMA MIA! features the timeless ABBA songs composed by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, including ‘Knowing Me, Knowing You’; ‘Dancing Queen’; ‘I Have a Dream’; ‘Voulez Vous,’ and many more. For more information go to

Lourensford Market

8 – 10 March
Lourensford Estate, Somerset West
Friday Twilight Market: 5pm – 9pm
Saturdays: 11am – 4pm
Sundays: 10am-3pm 
Entry: Free

The Lourensford Market is a vibrant market with more than 60 permanent stalls and a regular number of pop-ups to make for an always-interesting mix. Held weekly on Fridays (night market), Saturdays and Sundays at Lourensford Estate, Somerset West.

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Kimchi Making Workshop at The Fermentary

14 March
The Fermentary by Sepial, Makers Landing at the Waterfront
Entry: From R 339,99  to R 469,56 (include dinner)

You will learn about kimchi – How to make kimchi from start to finish; Things to look out for and do when making kimchi and How kimchi tastes at different stages in the fermentation process.

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Cape Town Carnival

16  March
Green Point Fan Walk
Entry: Free unless you want  to purchase a seat on one of our limited stand options, please see below.

Each float and performance in this year’s Cape Town Carnival is a window into a world where ‘Lekker’ is the law of the land. Imagine a realm where the everyday and the extraordinary blend seamlessly – a technicolour savannah, a deep sea brimming with mythical creatures, a whimsical world made entirely of sweets, and vibrant landscapes of feathers and fynbos. Each of these fantastical visions captures a different facet of ‘Lekker’ – the joy, the wonder, the exhilaration. They are the physical embodiment of the word, translating our unique South African spirit into visual and sensory experiences that delight and inspire. This year, we invite you to step into a world where ‘Lekker’ is not just a feeling, but the very foundation of a fantastical reality we’ve created together.

Titan Challenge

16 March
The Purple Windmill, Klapmuts
Entry: From R290 pp

This is no ordinary run, you will be faced with all kinds of obstacles to overcome in order to complete the challenge. You will be presented with a trail running route. On the route you will be faced with obstacles which you are required to overcome in order to advance. Conquer all the obstacles and you have completed the challenge. You are able to choose between different distances and difficulty levels upon entry. Obstacles involve pulling heavy objects, picking up and carrying a big rock, getting on the ground and back up, pushing large materials, climbing over things etc. Take on The Titan Challenge solo or as a team. For Team/Bulk entries (10+ Entries), contact us for discount and package options:

Check out our Socials for sneak peaks leading up to the event: 

Instagram – @titan.ocr
Facebook – Titan Obstacle Course Racing
Go to for information.

Cheeba Cannabis Cultivation Summit

22 March
Cape Town International Convention Centre
Entry: Tickets from R1250

With over 25 local and international speakers, the summit will feature presentations, panels, masterclasses and networking sessions addressing crucial topics such as Scaling Up, Offtakes, Integrated Pest Management, Nutrient Protocols, Landrace Genetics and more. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with industry experts, connect with peers, and explore the latest advancements in Cannabis and hemp cultivation. The summit has collaborated with The Cannabis Expo and will take place at the same time in the same venue adding a valuable B2B component and allowing guests from out of town to attend two events in one trip.  

For more information and to book your tickets visit

The Assembly

23 March
The Terrace Rooftop, Cape Town
Entry: R350 (General Presold) & R400 (at the door)

A live podcasting event hosted by Gugulethu Nyatsumba. The second annual event will consist of live podcast recordings, performances and DJs. Join us at The Terrace Rooftop (Cape Town. Food, drinks and merchandise will be on sale. For more information go to and to buy ticket go to –

The Galileo: Peter Rabbit Special Easter Show

29 March 2024
Central Park, Park Lane (close to Intake Island), Century City
Doors Open: 5pm and the movie starts at 7:30pm
Entry: From R290pp

Peter Rabbit is a 2018 live-action-3D computer-animated comedy film –

the film’s story focuses on Peter Rabbit as he deals with new problems when the late Mr. McGregor’s great nephew arrives and discovers the trouble Peter’s family can get into.
Lots of fun activities for the whole family, tickets include a chocolate Easter egg, backrest, blanket, and entertainment before the movie screening. Bring your own picnic food or sit back and relax and get food from the food and drinks vendors. No alcohol may be brought into the venue.

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Ajabu Cocktail and Spirits Festival

15 and 16 March
Cause Effect V&A, Talking to Strangers, The House of Machines, The Drinkery, Tjing Tjing and Fable
5pm to late

Entry: Tickets are complimentary, but you need to register as they will be subject to availability. See the link for details.

AJABU is coming to Cape Town – Bartenders from some of the finest bars around the world are heading to the Mother City to partner with local bars. Here they will join forces to colab and create cocktail menus set to blow your mind. The cocktails are guaranteed to celebrate the magic of South African ingredients and talent.

Castle Concert presents SPOEGWOLF

23 March
Castle of Good Hope
Gates open 3:30pm
Entry: Tickets R295

For the first time the Castle is opening its gates for a mass picnic concert!
Come for a picnic and listen to Spoegwolf in the middle of the Castle of Good Hope, one of South Africa’s oldest existing historical buildings! This concert is a picnic style concert, so bring a blanket and a picnic basket. BYO is allowed. All ages welcome!

The concert will take place irrespective of rain. Regret no refunds are issued.
The concert is a completely non-smoking event, given the heritage at the Castle. There are no designated smoking areas.

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