Cape Town Events
Cape Town Events

Cape Town Events

Cape Town and Company Events Calendar

There are many reasons why Cape Town was voted the world’s top holiday destination by The Guardian and The New York Times in 2014.
Listed below are just a few local events that boost tourism.

 
Cape Town Events
 
Cape Town Minstrels
January

Cape Town
Minstrels

The colourful and talented Cape Town Minstrels (Kaapse Klopse) take to the streets during the Mother City’s Second New Year Street Parade – an historic institution not to be missed.

Venue: Keizersgracht Street

Cost: Mahala (for free)

J&B Met
January

The
J&B Met

The themed horse-racing event also doubles up as a fashion showcase for the who’s who on SA’s social scene. Open to all who can get a ticket – it’s a must-attend event for all fashionistas.

Venue: Kenilworth

Cost: Somewhat Pricey

Design Indaba
February

The Design
Indaba

Since 1995 this annual event has been celebrating creativity in its various forms – from fashion, graphic and industrial design to fine art, craft and architecture.

Venue: CTICC

Cost: Start Saving

Cape Argus Cycle Tour
March

Cape Argus
Cycle Tour

Held annually on the second Sunday in March, this epic 109km cycle race attracts scores of international cyclists. Why? It’s undoubtedly one of the most picturesque cycle routes in the world.

Venue: Cape Town & Surrounds

Cost: Affordable

Jazz Festival
March

The Jazz
Festival

Also dubbed ‘Africa’s Grandest Gathering’ this world-class musical event brings together the best international as well as South African jazz acts for a one-of-a-kind experience.

Venue: CTICC

Cost: Your Money’s Worth

Cape Epic
April

The Cape
Epic Race

Undoubtedly one of the most gruelling mountain bike races in the world, the ABSA Cape Epic covers over 700km and lasts 8 days. Even as a spectator, you wouldn’t want to miss it.

Venue: Countryside

Cost: Über Expensive to Enter

Two Oceans Marathon
April

Two Oceans
Marathon

Every year, over 20,000 runners enter the ‘World’s Most Beautiful Marathon’, completing either a 56km Ultra or 21km Half Marathon route. The scenery is enough to make anyone reach for their running shoes.

Venue: Cape Town & Surrounds

Cost: Affordable

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