Looking for fun things to do in Cape Town this June? Fortunately, South Africa’s Mother City is not short of amazing events. From wine festivals and beer tastings to live music performance and other social gatherings, here is our list of the best events happening in Cape Town this June.
1 Cook & Shoot with Orms & Brett Nussey (June 8)
For unique photography and cooking experience, visit the Cook & Shoot with Orms & Brett Nussey event at Stir Crazy Cooking School in Hout Bay. Besides learning about food photography, participants will have a chance to enjoy a three-course meal. Being a part of this workshop will set you back R299.
Venue: Stir Crazy Cooking School, 3 Woodcutters Grove Estate, Hout Bay, Cape Town
2 Wacky Wine Weekend Festival 2019 (June 7-9)
Showcasing over 40 wine estates and boutique wineries from the Cape Town region, Wacky Wine Weekend Festival is a family-friendly event that offers everything from cellar tours and tutored tastings by winemakers to wine pairings. Besides wine, visitors can enjoy outdoor sports, live music, and arts and craft stalls. A weekend pass costs R200 per person.
Venue: Robertson Wine Valley
3 Divas and Maestros @ City Hall 2019 (June 9)
If you are looking for things to do in Cape Town this June, check out the Divas and Maestros concert at the City Hall on June 9. Karin Kortje and the talented musician Camillo will be performing for a good cause which is to create quality projects for marginalized young people through the Karin Kortje Foundation.
Venue: Cape Town City Hall, 46 Darling Street, Cape Town, South Africa
4 Beerhouse & Friends Guided Beer Tasting (June 12)
Beer enthusiasts are invited to join the spectacular Beerhouse & Friends Guided Beer Tasting event this June. René du Toit from Darling Brew is in charge of the beer tasting and visitors can look forward to learning new things about the beer industry. The good news is that beer tasting is free, but visitors need to book their tickets online.
Venue: Beerhouse, 223 Long Street, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town
5 Baby Grand Burlesque Festival (June 13-14)
Watch eight of South Africa’s top Burlesque dancers perform at the Baby Grand Burlesque Festival. Besides enjoying the show, visitors can vote for the crowning of Burlesque Queens. In case you wish to try tapas and cocktails before the event, come to the Harrington’s Cocktail Lounge. There will also be an after-party at the District after the festival.
Venue: District, 61C Harrington St, Zonnebloem, Cape Town
6 Dinner and a Movie at Pepper Club Hotel (June 14)
Pepper Club Hotel and Spa invite you to their Dinner and a Movie event on June 14. The hotel has a nice retro cinema and for just R225 per person, you can watch a movie and enjoy a meal at their on-site restaurant. Daddy’s Home is the movie they are screening this time.
Venue: Corner of Loop Street and, Pepper St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa
7 Wishbone Ash 2019 Tour (June 14)
Wishbone Ash is a famous British rock band celebrating their 49th anniversary this year. As part of their nationwide tour called XLIX, they are visiting Cape Town. Come to listen to their hit songs like Lady Jay, the King will come, and Blind Eye. The tickets for the show cost R295 per person and the concert begins at 8 pm.
Venue: Barnyard Cape Town, Shop F09 Willowbridge Life Style Centre 39 Carl Cronje Ave. Tygervalley, Cape Town
8 Franschhoek Winter Wines (June 15)
Wine lovers should definitely not miss the annual Franschhoek Winter Wines festival that will take place on June 15. From the finest seasonal red wines to delicious food and live music, there is plenty to keep you entertained during the festival. Tickets can be bought for R295 and include a complimentary wine glass, tastings of all wines, and an R20 voucher.
Venue: Franschhoek Cellar, R45, Franschhoek
9 Beer Tasting at Sea by Mirage (June 16)
Looking for unique things to do in Cape Town this June? How about a two-hour cruise with beer tasting on a luxury yacht this Father’s Day? A private sailing company, Mirage is organizing this fabulous event which includes 5 beer tastings, light snacks, and live performances by Jesse Jordan. The yacht leaves at 2 pm sharp and the entrance to the beer costing costs R350 per person.
Venue: The Mirage, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
10 Vortex Phoenix Festival on Fire (June 21-23)
Vortex Phoenix Festival on Fire is an outdoor music festival at Nekkies Resort that features a stellar line-up of both local and International DJ’s. Besides listening to great music, visitors can enjoy the natural beauty of the nearby Breeede River and participate in various workshops. There will be one giant dance floor, as well as a couple of smaller stages. The tickets for this 3-day festival cost R550 per person.
Venue: Worcester, Western Cape 6850 South Africa
11 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2019 (June 20)
The annual Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show is the most prestigious wine competition in South Africa and the public is invited to taste some of the country’s best wines. There will be at least 100 wines presented at the show. All of these wines will also be available to purchase at the tasting at show prices. Light snacks and other refreshments will be also on sale.
Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre, Convention Square, 1 Lower Long St, CBD, Cape Town
12 Cape Town’s 4th International Day of Yoga (June 22)
Joelle Sleebos & Dharma project presents the 4th International Day of Yoga at the brand new venue 14 Hope Street in Gardens. The event supports raising funds for the EarthChild Project and unites yoga enthusiasts from all over South Africa to celebrate the gift of yoga. The entrance to the event is free and there will be two yoga sessions, one in the morning and the second one in the afternoon. Yoga workshops and markets will be available at both sessions.
Venue: 14 Hope Street, Gardens, Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa
13 Cape Town Publik Wine Fair (June 23)
South Africa’s Cape Town is buzzing with wine events this June and Cape Town Publik Wine Fair is bringing together over 30 producers and winemakers who are offering about 150 varieties of wine. Besides tasting limited production wines, you will have a chance to speak with winemakers and hear exciting stories about the wine scene in South Africa.
Venue: Just Like Pappa, 73 Harrington Street, East City, Cape Town
14 Winter Concerts – Daniel Boico & Ye-Eun Choi (June 27)
Daniel Boico & Ye-Eun Choi are performing De Falla The Three-Cornered Hat Suite, Sibelius Violin Concerto and Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances at the City Hall in Cape Town this June.Ye-Eun Choi plays the violin, while Daniel Boico is the conductor. Part of the Winter Season Concert Series in Cape Town, the performance is a real treat for fans of classical music.
Venue: City Hall, Darling Street, Cape Town
15 After Dark: Dangerfields and Twin Weaver (June 26)
There are many concerts in Cape Town this winter. For a local experience, check out two Cape Town bands Aquarium Dangerfields and Twin Weaver performing at 2019 After Dark Music Series. Dangerfields play a mixture of dream-pop and shoegaze music, while Twin Weaver is an alternative pop band from Cape Town. The event is hosted by Texx and the City and the Two Oceans Aquarium.
Venue: Two Ocean Aquarium, Dock Rd, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town
Looking for more things to do in Cape Town in June? You can check out a range of tours packages you can enjoy. Be sure to follow us on Facebook or check out our blog, which has a huge range of ideas on what to see and do, where to stay and how to put every moment of your weekend to good use. If you’re planning a longer stay, be sure to get in touch. We will help you find the perfect place to stay in Cape Town this month or any other month you plan to visit.