Well-known for its natural beauty, South Africa’s Cape Town offers plenty of interesting things to do on the weekends. Whether you wish to attend an acoustic music festival, pamper yourself to a Valentine’s Yoga class for couples, or attend the largest art fair in South Africa, there are plenty of fabulous events in Cape Town this weekend.
1 Anti-Valentine Speed Dating Event (February 15)
De Waterkant’s Grounded Espresso Bistro & Bar is hosting an Anti-Valentine’s Speed Dating event for all of you who are single this Valentine’s Day. The dress code for the event is red and black and visitors who decide to participate in this social experiment will receive a complimentary glass of wine or beer upon arrival. One single ticket for the Anti-Valentine Speed Dating Event will set you back R100.
Venue: Grounded Espresso Bistro & Bar, 30 Highfield Rd, Somerset Square, Cape Town
2 Cape Town Art Fair 2019 (February 15-17)
Celebrating its seventh anniversary, the Cape Town Art Fair is the largest art fair in Africa and one of the most fabulous events in Cape Town this February. Expect to see many artists and collectors from all around the world showcasing their art and engaging in cultural exchange. In case you get hungry or wish to grab a drink, food stalls, and cash bars will be available. The tickets for the Cape Town Art Fair range from R95 to R180.
Venue: CTICC, Convention Sqr, 1 Lower Long Str, Cape Town
3 Harvest at Dusk Festival (February 16)
Wish to pick and stomp grapes and learn about the progress of grape harvest? Head out to Nederburg Wines in Paarl this Saturday where the annual Harvest at Dusk Festival is taking place. Besides sampling some seriously delicious snacks which are paired with award-winning wines, participants will also have a chance to listen to live music performance by Matthew Gold. Tickets for this event cost R460 per adult and include the harvest experience, Nederburg sparkling wine, live music entertainment, and freshly-prepared mezze.
Venue: Nederburg, Sonstraal Rd, Dal Josafat, Paarl
4 Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival (February 17)
Part of the Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts series, the Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival is back for its 13th installment at the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens. Visitors can look forward to live music performances by a number of both local and International folk and acoustic artists. For the ultimate experience, you can bring blankets and a picnic basket.
Venue: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, Rhodes Ave, Newlands, Cape Town
5 Valentine’s Day Couples Yoga (February 17)
There is an abundance of fabulous events in Cape Town this February and Life Retreat has decided to celebrate Valentine’s Day this Sunday when they are hosting their Valentine’s Day Couples Yoga event at the lovely Lourensford Wine Estate. Besides a beginner yoga class for couples, a glass of wine is offered to participants, as well as chocolate and flowers. With 4,000 hectares of forest, vineyards, and fruit orchards, Lourensford Wine Estate is one of the most beautiful wine estates in South Africa. Tickets for this event cost R300 per couple.
Venue: Life Retreat, Lourendsford Wine Estate, Lourensford Road, Somerset West, Cape Town
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.