Best Things to do in Cape Town This Weekend — 27 – 29 July 2018

This weekend Cape Town hosts dozens of excellent events including a wine and mussel pairing festival, a gaming event, comedy show, and an opportunity to see one of nature’s biggest spectacles. To help you choose the right event in Cape Town for you, check out our list of places to visit and events to attend in Cape Town this weekend.

1 Electronic and Gaming Expo Gaming Event (July 27- 29)

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If you are a gaming nerd or just someone who is interested in gaming events, make sure to visit the annual Electronic and Gaming Expo Gaming Event that covers everything from PC gaming and E-sports & LAN gaming tournaments to market related accessories, game development studios, and educational institutions. Visitors will also have a chance to learn about computer software and hardware and check out the latest geek products, board and miniature games, and comics and figurines. Tickets can be purchased at the door or via Computicket and cost between R110 (day ticket) and R230 (weekend pass). For more information about the event, please visit

2 Telescopic Views of the Total Lunar Eclipse @ V&A Waterfront (July 27)

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Did you know that this weekend the full moon with slip right into the shadow of the Earth? Organizations including members of the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa and professional astronomers from the local South African Astronomical Observatory are offering a guided tour to the public with a couple of telescopes that are being set up at the V&A Waterfront right along the Flagpole Terrace. Visitors will have a chance to see planets such as Mars, Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn via telescopic viewing.

3 Ultra Mussels Wine Celebration 2018 (July 28)

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If you like mussels and wine, make sure to visit the Den Anker Restaurant at the V&A Waterfront where the Ultra Mussels Wine Celebration 2018 is taking place this Saturday. One ticket includes live entertainment, wine tastings, a souvenir wine glass, and of course 1kh of fresh mussels. To get your ticket, please go to

4 Playing With Fire by CDS (July 27-August 4)

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Travelers who wish to catch a play this weekend can pay a visit to the Masque Theatre where “Playing With Fire” is showing from July 27 to August 4. August Strindberg wrote this lovely comedy that tells a story of Kerstin and her husband Knut who are trying to deal with their relationship while staying at his parent’s house. If you wish to find out if their marriage is going to pull it through, make sure to book a ticket through [email protected].

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About The Author: Dejan

I love writing about Cape Town, and all it has to offer. What a pleasure to be able to share this beautiful Mother City with aspiring travellers and visitors from near and far. Come and visit us soon, and when you do, make sure to book with :)
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