April 2017 Events in Cape Town

Autumn is in full swing, and, if these April 2017 events in Cape Town are anything to go by, we have a fabulous month ahead! April kicks off with the annual Jazz Festival, which takes place from the 31 March to 1 April 2017. Other highlights to look forward to this year include the Whisky Live Celebration, Easter, Decorex Cape Town and the SA Cheese Festival.

April 2017 Events in Cape Town

From food to spirits; decor to chocolate, this month has something for everyone to enjoy. Ready to see what the next month has in store for us? Keep reading to get a sneak peek at some of our featured April evens in Cape Town.

Don’t Miss These April 2017 Events in Cape Town

Featured April 2017 events in Cape Town to add to your calendar include the following:

31 March – 1 April 2017: Cape Town International Jazz Festival

CTICC, Foreshore / +27 (0)21 671 8716 / [email protected]

Kicking off from 18h45 on Friday 31 March, the Cape Town Jazz Festival is a much-anticipated event that attracts thousands of music lovers from all over the world. This year, the line-up features an equal balance of local and international acts. Look out for headline acts such as En Vogue, along with a number of first-rate performances from Judith Sephuma, Thandiswa Mazwai, Mango Groove, Ernie Smith, Tresor,  The Rudimentals and Escalandrum. Tickets range in price, starting at R690. For full event details, check out our Cape Town Jazz Festival 2017 guide.

6 – 8 April 2017: Whisky Live Celebration

The Lookout, V&A Waterfront / +27 (0)84 252 6999 / [email protected]

Taking place at The Lookout, which is situated at the V&A Waterfront, the Whisky Live Celebration gives you a taste of what to expect from this year’s Whisky Live Festival that will take place later in the year. The event will start at 18h00 and continue until 22h00. Whisky fans will be able to savour a wide variety of local and international blends. Tickets cost R200 for general access pass, which includes entry to the event tasting area, plus a free tasting glass, 440ml bottle of Consol Still water and 15 vouchers for tasting.

16 April 2017: Easter in Cape Town

Various Locations, Cape Town

Easter this year takes place on Sunday 16 April 2017. There are many ‘eggciting’ events taking place across the city. We have prepared a handy early bird guide to Easter that we will be updating as we get closer to the time. Check out the guide to find ideas on Easter lunches, egg hunts and other fun events. The Monday following (17 April 2017) is also a holiday (Family Day), which means plenty of time to relax over the long weekend.

27 – 30 April 2017: Decorex Cape Town

CTICC, Foreshore / +27 (0)11 549 8300 / [email protected]

Taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, the theme for South Africa’s largest interior design exhibition this year is ‘Make Your Space Your Living Dream’. Home-makers, interior designers, architects and shoppers will have the chance to explore a huge range of products, exhibitions and concepts. Along with a selection of over 200 exhibitors, there will also be talks and demos on various décor and DIY, plus an artisan Craft-and-Create Market featuring homemade goods. Tickets cost R95 for adults, R85 for students and pensioners and R20 for children.

28 – 30 April 207: South African Cheese Festival

Sandringham, Cape Winelands / +27 (0)21 975 4440 / [email protected]

Head out to the gorgeous Cape Winelands, where you can savour a world of delicious cheeses in a laid-back outdoor setting. This festival is family friendly, with the Carnival Park offering plenty of entertainment for all ages. Tickets cost R160 for adults and R100 for pensioners, while kidss under 13 enter for free. Tickets are available to purchase via Computicket outlets. Please note that tickets will not be available at the door however.


Coming to the Mother City this April? If you are planning to visit the city for the duration of one of these events in Cape Town, we are here to help you find the ideal place to stay. Contact us to check what properties we currently have available!

Image: CheeseFestival.co.za

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