Best Things to do in Cape Town This Weekend — 29 June – 1 Jul 2018

There is no shortage of interesting events in Cape Town this weekend. Whether you wish to see a concert or check out one of the many festivals, there is definitely plenty to choose from. These are our picks for best events in Cape Town this weekend.

1 The Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival (June 29)

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One of the most popular festivals in South Africa, the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival is an ideal event for families with kids, as well as for sports lovers and folks who are looking for an awesome party. The festival runs from June 29 to July 9 and some of the most anticipated events this weekend include Lemonade Day, Orbit Inflatable Fun and Games, Momentum BIG5 Challenge, Harbour to Heads Lagoon Challenge, and Spur Rotary Knysna Children’s Tour. For more information about the festival please visit

2 Vergenoegd Family Market (30 June)

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There is an abundance of cool events in Cape Town this weekend and Vergenoegd Family Market is one of them. There will be fire pits all around the market and you can try warm homemade soups prepared from local vendors. Besides a wide selection of food, visitors will also have a chance to purchase some of the finest arts and crafts from local traders. Make sure to check out the 1000 strong flock of Runner Ducks. Visit for additional info.

3 AXE & Axenmore (1 July)

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In case you wish to see a live music performance this weekend, head out to Hillcrest Quarry where AXE & Axenmore presents his new “Acoustic meets Pop Meets Rock” act. Casual seating and table bookings are available, while Havoc beer, delicious food, and wine from nearby estates are available to order. The venue is gathering a collection for the Tears Animal Shelter and visitors can bring dog and cat food, towels, and old blankets as a donation.

4 Gordon’s Bay Winter Wonderland Festival (June 29 – July 8)

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Whether you wish to purchase crafts from local stalls, take your kids to the fun park, or drink a cold one at the beer tent, Gordon’s Bay Winter Wonderland Festival at Carnival Park which is nestled on the lovely beach on Gordon’s Bay is one of the most interesting events in Cape Town this winter. The festival lasts for 2 weeks and each day brings a new adventure with crafts stalls, live music, tasty foods, marching bands, and so much more. Click here for more details about the festival

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