Even though we’re heading into the colder months of the year in Cape Town, the city’s events calendar is still as hot as ever. Here are our top picks for this month so mark them down in your calendar, get your hands on tickets, and get ready to have great time!

Updated: May 2021

Galileo drive-in

The Galileo is bringing back the beloved drive-in with an array of cinematic delights on the big screen and delicious movie-pairing food available to order from the comfort of your vehicle.

Drive-in Cinema at Boschendal

Boschendal is bringing the beloved drive-in cinema back to the Cape Winelands! Sit back, relax and enjoy your favourite movies while you snack on delicious farm treats with your loved ones. Open every Saturday (weather permitting) & bookings are essential.

City Nature Challenge

The City of Cape Town invites all Capetonians to participate in the City Nature Challenge and explore Cape Town’s natural beauty and capture photos of all the wild plants and animals they can find.

The Mirage Presents Stewardess Nauti Girl

The luxury Mirage Catamaran hosts the very first Dinner Theater At Sea experience featuring a musical production and three-course dinner.

Monochrome Madness | Clifton 2nd | Secret Sunrise Cape Town

Come dressed as your favourite colour and have some fun. Dance with our funky blob friends and connect with the setting sun!

Eid Boutique

Find all you need to make Eid memorable at the Cavendish Square’s Eid Boutique.

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at One&Only Cape Town

The One&Only Cape Town Hotel and Resort hosts a special Floral Afternoon Tea at the Vista Bar and Lounge to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Robin Pieters – The Royal High Tea Fit For A Queen

This Mothers Day 9th May join Robin Pieters for a Royal High Tea Fit For A Queen at the Castle of Good Hope.

Kalk Bay Theatre Comedy Night

Bringing you Cape Town’s top comedians. May 5th features the Incredibly talented KG Mokgadi followed by the debut of South Africa’s favorite comedian – Marc Lottering.

Loitering at the City Hall – online show

One of SA’s top comedians brings his brand spanking new comedy show to the iconic City Hall in Cape Town.


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