From hip hop contests and comedy shows to antique markets and lazy Sunday lunches, there is an abundance of must-visit events in Cape Town this weekend. Here is our guide for the best things to do in South Africa’s Mother City from 12th to 14th of October.
1 Big 5 Comedy Show (October 13)
Cape Town’s Grand Arena is hosting the magnificent Big 5 Comedy Show this Saturday. Some of the most popular South African stand-up comedians including Stuart Taylor, Jason Goliath, Tumi Morake, Joey Rasdien and John Vlismas are scheduled to perform. All five of them have impressive resumes. Some are starring in movies, while others are hosting TV shows. To keep you entertained after the show, DJ Ready D will be spinning some groovy records. The tickets for this event cost between R180 and R 300.
2 African Hip Hop Indaba (October 12-13)
The 19th edition of the African Hip Hop Indaba is definitely one of the must-visit events in Cape Town this weekend. Many artists from the South African Hip Hop Industry have participated in this event in the last couple of years. This year’s event will include hip hop battles, live graffiti, lectures, workshops, and hip-hop documentary film screenings. For more information about the event, please click here.
3 The Gun Run (October 14)
One of the most popular races in Cape Town that caters to all fitness levels, The Gun Run is scheduled for this Sunday and features 5km, 10km, and 21km routes. In case you opt for the 21 km marathon, you’ll have a chance to run along all the way from the Waterfront through Sea Point, Bantry Bay, and Clifton. After the race, you can try delicious dishes from one of the many food stalls that are located around the finish venue.
4 The Alphen Antiques and Collectables Market (October 14)
Head out to the Schoenstatt Retreat and Conference Centre this Sunday to check out the oldest and largest bi-monthly antiques and collectibles market in Cape Town. Expect to find everything from antique items like silver, watches, medals, and coins to books, small furnishings, and vintage décor. The entrance to the market is free of charge and there is plenty of ample parking available. For more information, Click here.
5 Sunday Lunch at NH Lord Charles Hotel (October 14)
There are many must-visit events in Cape Town this weekend and Sunday lunch at the NH Lord Charles Hotel is one of them. This event is held every first Sunday of every month and offers a nice selection of hearty dishes which are coupled with refreshing drinks and relaxing live music. This unique Cape Town experience will set you back R295 per person. To make a booking, write to [email protected].
Looking for more things to do in Cape Town this weekend? 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 weekend or any other weekend you plan to visit.