Food & Drink in Cape Town

Good Food & Wine Show

Cape Town goes gourmet with this four-day event held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.
Art in Cape Town

Infecting the City

Cape Town’s wonderful squares, fountains, museums and theatres are the venues for this innovative end-of-February performing-arts festival featuring artists from across the continent.
Music in Cape Town

Cape Town International Jazz Festival

Cape Town’s biggest jazz event, attracting big names from both South Africa and overseas, is usually held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre at the end of March. It includes a free concert in Greenmark…
in Cape Town

Obz Festival

South Africa’s biggest street festival takes over the suburb of Observatory on the first weekend of December with live music and DJ concerts, comedy performances, film screenings and a street market.
LGBT in Cape Town

Cape Town Pride

End of Feburary and early March; in De Waterkant.
Music in Cape Town

Mother City Queer Project

One of the city's main gay events, this fabulous fancy-dress dance party is held every December.
Film in South Africa

Out in Africa

Gay and lesbian film festival, held in Jo'burg and Cape Town in November.
Cultural in Cape Town

Cape Town Minstrel Carnival

Tweede Nuwe Jaar, on 2 January, is when the satin- and sequin-clad minstrel troupes traditionally march through the city for the Kaapse Klopse (Cape Minstrel Festival) from Keizergracht St, along Adderley and Wale S…
Sports in Cape Town

J&B Met

At Kenilworth Race Course, South Africa’s richest horse race, with a jackpot of R1.5 million, is a time for big bets and even bigger hats. Generally held on the last Saturday in January.