Carnival in Windhoek

Mbapira/Enjando Street Festival

Windhoek’s big annual bash is held in March around the city centre. It features colourful gatherings of dancers, musicians and people in ethnic dress.
Beer in Windhoek


True to its partially Teutonic background, Windhoek stages this festival towards the end of October – beer-lovers should not miss it.
Art in Windhoek

Bank Windhoek Arts Festival

This is the largest arts festival in the country, with events running from February to September.
Agriculture in Windhoek

Windhoek Show

In late September or early October the city holds this agricultural show, on the showgrounds near the corner of Jan Jonker and Centaurus Sts.
Carnival in Windhoek

Windhoek Karneval (WIKA)

This German-style carnival takes place in late April and features music performances, a masked ball and a parade down Independence Ave.
Parade in Windhoek

Independence Day

On 21 March, this national day is celebrated in grand style, with a parade and sports events.
Film in Windhoek

Wild Cinema Festival

An annual international film festival that takes place in late spring and early summer.
Art in Windhoek

/AE//Gams Arts Festival

Highlighting Namibian artwork, it’s held in venues around Windhoek in October.