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Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2015

Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2015 Now in its 16th year, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2015 event takes place from Friday 27 March to Saturday 28 March 2015. If you are a fan of the sweet, soothing sounds of trumpet, sax, big bass and piano, you may already have your tickets secured to this world-class music festival in South Africa. If you haven't yet gotten your tickets, the news that tickets are sold out may be frustrating - before you give you totally however, note that sometimes, tickets to large events like this can become available closer to the time. So don't give up hope just yet! As a relative newcomer to jazz, there is so [more]

By Rox Bradnick | Blog | Comments

Community Chest Carnival 2015

The Community Chest Carnival 2015 is an event that promises good old-fashioned fun, fairground rides and all the goodness that you'd expect from an end-of-summer carnival in Cape Town. Taking place from Wednesday 25 February to Saturday 28 February, the event is held at Maynardville Park in the southern suburbs hamlet of Wynberg. Take some friends, bring the kids and enjoy a fun day (or night) out at this entertaining local carnival. http://www.cometocapetown.com/top-free-things-to-do-in-cape-town-this-weekend/ I can still remember the first time my folks took me to this carnival. The smell of smoky barbeque and straw, the excited shrieks of joy from the rides such as the big wheel and the octopus arm contraption... the [more]

By Rox Bradnick | Blog | Comments

Cape Town Prepares for Design Indaba Expo 2015

Now in its 20th year, the Design Indaba Expo 2015 is almost upon us. The word 'indaba' is an African word that roughly translates to discussion. In the expo sense, it could be seen as a global discussion or sharing of great ideas, amazing innovations and inspirational creativity. Cape Town Prepares for Design Indaba Expo 2015 From its launch in 1995, this annual event has become the most important event in the arts and design calendar, showcasing an abundance of creative talent across multiple genres. Art, fashion, product design, hand-made, jewelery, graphics, ceramics, industrial design and every other element of design all come together in one unforgettable event that takes place at the end of February [more]

By Rox Bradnick | Blog | Comments

Cape Town Summer Concerts Are Nearly Over…

As the hot weather begins to reach its peak, the chance to enjoy Cape Town summer concerts is nearly at an end, too. This got me thinking that it was a good time to round up some of the best open-air concerts in Cape Town, so that you can see who is playing where (and make a plan to enjoy some fresh air and good tunes). Cape Town Summer Concerts But, before we get started, I have a quick announcement about an upcoming concert that was due to take place at Kirstenbosch in March... If you have not heard the latest buzz regarding the Ben Howard concert in Cape Town, you may be sad to know [more]

By Rox Bradnick | Blog | Comments

Plan the Ultimate Romantic Escape in Cape Town

With Valentine's Day in Cape Town just around the corner, many are making last-minute plans for special dates, cheesy gifts and over the top gestures. While there is much to be said about the day of love and its symbolism, the team at ComeToCapeTown.com prefer to celebrate an entire month of love... or better yet, a year of romance, adoration and sentiment. After all, we are living in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, which seems designed to melt even the stoniest of hearts. Plan the Ultimate Romantic Escape in Cape Town So this year, instead of buying into the 'one day sale' notion of Valentine's Day, we are taking [more]

By Rox Bradnick | Blog | Comments