The Rondebosch Potters Market is a ceramics market held twice a year at Rondebosch Park (March and November).
Every year, around 3 000 like-minded people gather in a stunning location just outside Swellendam for a 4-day festival of music, nature and celebration.
Local architects, decorators, designers and a host of other illuminated thinkers showcase cutting-edge creations during this annual expo. 27 February – 1 March 2019. CTICC.
Where: Maynardville Open-Air Theatre When: Annually from mid-January to mid-March. The annual Maynardville Open-Air experience is an essential experience, as is the preceding picnic in the park. Each year sees a different Bard-production brought to life on the tree-shrouded stage. Be sure to bring a blanket or two, as the open-air theatre gets quite chilly in the evenings. This spectacular green wooded park has earned the reputation for one of the best-loved outdoor theatre venues in the Cape Region. It offers its patrons both a beautiful park and lake for pre-show picnics and drinks, as well as a unique wooded 700-seater theatre…
The Galileo Open Air Cinema welcomes you to a magical movie experience of cinematic delights, tantalising treats and breath-taking scenery under a canopy of stars. Held annually from November to April. Various locations.
Each year over 40,000 keen cyclists from hither and thither converge to partake in this epic 109km pedal.
11-13 April 2019 Channel your inner Heidi Klum and ooh and aah at the haute couture creations floating past you during this Capetonian Project Runway. The proudly SA fashion show sports threads by local designers. Where: CTICC When: 11-13 April 2019 Tel & website: 021 422 0390/www.africanfashioninternational.com
Where: Newlands When: Sat, Easter weekend. 2019: 19 & 20 April Tel & website: 021 671 9407/www.twooceansmarathon.co.za Every Easter Weekend dedicated joggers slog it out in the 56km ultra marathon, which starts in Newlands and winds its way along the bends of the picturesque Chapman’s Peak Drive before ending at the UCT campus. The more timid athletes trot the equally popular 21km half marathon route following the length of Southern Cross Drive.
2019 date TBC. Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch. Ushering in the festive season every December, this festival is a performance arts procession on the Werf, led by the Spier Angel of Light on stilts. A dazzling display of light – fire dancers, sculptures and lanterns – with a diverse collection of artistic performances choreographed by the acclaimed Jay Pather. http://www.spier.co.za/farm/art-and-festivals/festival-of-white-lights
Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2019, the Cape Town Jazz Festival is now one of the top-five jazz events in the world.