Cape Town Events Roundup

THE FESTIVE SEASON

CAPE TOWN EVENTS ROUNDUP

Cape Town is humming with activity at this time of the year and both visitors and locals are going to be spoilt for choice about what to do these holidays. Cape Town Tourism lists some of the great events to attend in December and into January (see the end of the page for more tips on how to experience Cape Town these holidays):

 

CHRISTMAS MARKETS

Stellenbosch Christmas Market

Date: 29 November – 6 December 2014

Venue: Martinson Street, Uniepark, Stellenbosch

Website: http://www.familiekerk.com/

 

Made in the Cape Festive Fair

Date: 2-7 December 2014

Venue: Cavendish Square, Claremont

Website: https://www.facebook.com/MadeInTheCape

 

Edgemead Christmas Market

Date: 5-21 December 2014

Venue: Edgemead, Cape Town

Contact: edgemeadmarket@gmail.com

 

Vintage Experience Christmas Market

Date: 5 December 2014

Venue: Woodstock Town Hall, Woodstock

Contact: info@thevintageexperience.co.za

 

Thingz Festive Season Shopping Markets

Date: 6 December 2014 (‘Man Thingz’) and 20+21 December 2014 (‘Kids Thingz’)

Venue: The Bay Harbour Market, Hout Bay

Website: http://www.bayharbour.co.za/

 

Camphill Village Christmas Market

Date: 7 December 2014

Venue: Camphill Village West Coast, Kleindassenberg Rd, off the N7, near Atlantis

Website: http://www.camphill.org.za/market

 

Eikedal Christmas Market

Date: 7 and 14 December 2014

Venue: Silvertree Lane, Constantia

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/763333593742078/

 

Pinelands Craft & Gift Fair

Date: 8-21 December 2014

Venue: Pinelands High School, Forest Drive, Pinelands

Website: https://www.facebook.com/pinelandscraftandgiftfair

 

Simply South Gift and Craft Fair

Date: 8-23 December 2014

Venue: NG Kerk Constantia, Corner Ladies Mile Road and Firgrove Road, Bergvliet

Contact: info@simplysouth.co.za

 

Cape Gift Market

Date: 9-21 December 2014

Venue: Sea Point City Hall, Sea Point

Contact: geskenkemark@gmail.com

 

Lourensford Christmas Market

Date: 11-13 December 2014

Venue: Lourensford Harvest Market, Lourensford Estate, Somerset West

Website: http://www.lourensford.co.za/Event.aspx?DIARYID=13379&CLIENTID=4777

 

Fab Ideas Christmas Market

Date: 13-16 December 2014

Venue: Kommetjie Community Hall, Teubes Road, Kommetjie

Website: http://www.fabideas.co.za/

 

All Star Market

Date: 13-23 December 2014

Venue: Cape Gate Lifestyle Centre, Brackenfell

Website: http://allstartheatre.co.za/upcoming-shows/all-star-market-2014/

 

Plumstead Rusoord Christmas Lights Festival and Night Market

Date: 14-24 December 2014

Venue: Plumstead Rusoord, 1 Birmingham Road, Plumstead

Contact: liggies@plumsrus.co.za

 

Blaauwklippen Twilight Christmas Market

Date: 16-20 December 2014

Venue: Blaauwklippen Estate, Stellenbosch

Website: https://www.facebook.com/bkfamilymarket

 

Root44 Christmas Market

Date: 18-21 December 2014

Venue: Next door to the giant strawberry along the R44 between Somerset West and Stellenbosch

Website: http://www.root44.co.za/index.php

 

FESTIVE SEASON EVENTS

Mercedes-Benz Summer Sessions

Date: 4 October 2014 – 17 January 2015

Venue: V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre

Website: http://www.waterfront.co.za/events/

 

Galileo Open Air Cinema

Date: 6 November 2014 – 30 April 2015

Venue: V&A Waterfront, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Hillcrest Quarry, Cape Winelands

Website: http://thegalileo.co.za

 

Oude Libertas Amphitheatre Summer Season

Date: 29 November 2014 – 14 March 2015

Venue: Oude Libertas Amphitheatre, Stellenbosch

Website: www.computicket.com and www.oudelibertas.co.za

 

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts 2014/2015

Date: 1 December 2014 – 6 April 2015

Venue: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Kirstenbosch

Website: www.webtickets.co.za

 

Somerset West Festival of Lights

Date: 3-6 December 2014

Venue: Main Road and Victoria Street, Somerset West

Contact: ab10@vodamail.co.za

 

The Art of Brick Exhibition

Date: 12 December 2014 – 28 February 2015

Venue: Jubilee Exhibition Hall, V&A Waterfront

Website: www.computicket.co.za

 

Concerts in the Park

Date: 14 December 2014

Venue: De Waal Park, Oranjezicht

Website: www.concertsinthepark.co.za

 

Festive Lights Switch-on on Adderley Street

Date: 14 December 2014

Venue: Adderley Street, Cape Town

Website: http://www.capetown.gov.za/

 

WOW Christmas Concert

Date: 14 December 2014

Venue: ?V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre

Website: http://www.waterfront.co.za/events/Music/wow-christmas-concert

 

Carols at Kirstenbosch

Date: 18 – 21 December 2014

Venue: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Kirstenbosch

Website: http://www.kirstenboschrotary.co.za/

 

MCQP

Date: 20 December 2014

Venue: Cape Town Stadium, Green Point

Website: www.mcqp.co.za

 

Carols by Candlelight

Date: 20 – 21 December 2014

Venue: V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre

Website: http://www.waterfront.co.za/events/Family/carols-by-candlelight-2014

 

Festive Choirs

Date: 22 and 23 December 2014

Venue: V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre

Website: http://www.waterfront.co.za/events/Music/festive-%20choirs-%20day%201 and http://www.waterfront.co.za/events/Music/festive-choirs-day2

 

An African Christmas

Date: 24 December 2014

Venue: V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre

Website: http://www.waterfront.co.za/events/Kids/an-african-christmas

 

Festival of Chariots

Date: 26 December 2014

Venue: Surf Road, Sea Point Parade

Website: https://www.facebook.com/FestivalOfChariotsCapeTown

 

V&A Waterfront Fireworks

Date: 31 December 2014

Venue: V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre

Website: http://www.waterfront.co.za/events/Music/new-year’s-eve-celebration

 

Rezonance New Year’s Eve Party

Date: 31 December 2014 – 2 January 2015

Venue: Contermanskloof Farm, Durbanville

Website: http://rezonancefestival.com/

 

Shimmy Beach Club’s New Year’s Eve

Date: 31 January 2014

Venue: Shimmy Beach Club, Granger Bay

Website: http://www.shimmybeachclub.com/

 

Kirstenbosch New Year’s Eve Concert, featuring Mango Groove & Arno Carstens

Date: 31 December 2014

Venue: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Kirstenbosch

Website: http://www.sanbi.org/events/kirstenbosch-new-years-eve-concert-2014

 

Richard’s Supper Stage & New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner Show

Date: 31 December 2014

Venue: Richard’s Supper Stage and Bistro, Sea Point

Website: http://www.richardscapetown.co.za/

 

New Year’s Day Pacha Ibiza Party at Grand Café & Beach

Date: 1 January 2014

Venue: Grand Café & Beach, Granger Bay

Website: http://www.grandafrica.com/

 

Cape Town Minstrel Carnival

Date: 2 January 2015

Venue: Cape Town City Centre

 

South Africa Vs West Indies Test Cricket

Date: 2–6 January 2015

Venue: Sahara Park, Newlands

Website: www.computicket.com

 

South Africa Vs West Indies T20 Cricket

Date: 9 January 2015

Venue: Sahara Park, Newlands

Website: www.computicket.com

 

L’ormarins Queen’s Plate 2015

Date: 10 January 2015

Venue: Kenilworth Racecourse, Kenilworth

Website: www.lqp.co.za

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