Apart from being blessed with natural beauty, South Africa’s Mother City is never short on fun things to do on the weekends. From wine and food festivals to live music and outdoor summer activities, there is always something going on in Cape Town. This travel guide allows you to discover some of the best events happening in Cape Town this weekend.
1 TrailFun Groot Constantia (February 22)
Looking for sports events happening in Cape Town? Join the TrailFun Groot Constantia, a scenic vineyard route with a distance of 5km and 10km. Participants will start the trail run through the gardens where they can enjoy spectacular views of False Bay. Both routes are suitable for all levels of fitness and the entries come with an R50 voucher that you can spend on the Groot Constantia Wine Estate after the race. Make sure to get up early in the morning, as the race starts at 6 30am.
Venue: Groot Constantia Wine Estate, Groot Constantia road, Constantia, Cape Town
2 Woodstock Open Streets (February 23)
No list of events in Cape Town would be complete without mentioning the Woodstock Open Streets. A stretch of Victoria Road will be closed for traffic this Sunday and visitors will have an opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities such as skating, dancing, and cycling in a relaxed public space. For those who don’t know, Open Streets is an initiative that focuses on how people experience and perceive the streets of Cape Town. If you wish to minimize carbon emission, try to use low carbon transport to the event.
Venue: Victoria Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town
3 Constantia Fresh Fine Wine and Food Festival (February 23)
Celebrating its 11th birthday at the Buitenverwachting Wine Estate, the Constantia Fresh Fine Wine and Food Festival offers a fun day filled with over 200 wines, local produce, and gourmet canapés. Organized by Fine Wine Fundis, this event in Constantia also features live music entertainment. Tickets for the festival will set you back R600 per person and include a complimentary tasting of over 200 wines and a festival glass to bring back home.
Venue: Buitenverwachting Wine Estate, 37 Klein Constantia Road, Constantia
4 Mirage Forever Summer Concert with Jesse Clegg (February 23)
One of the most anticipated events happening in Cape Town this weekend, the Mirage Forever Summer Concert welcomes the famous South Africa singer and songwriter, Jesse Clegg who will be providing live music entertainment during this unforgettable yacht party cruise. The yacht ride takes guests from Clifton Beach to V&A Waterfront. Apart from listening to Jesse’s songs, guests can experience the water activities at the Mirage Water Slide and Pool and enjoy gourmet food options that are available for purchase.
Venue: The Mirage, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town
5 Spoegwolf and Jo Black Live @ Kirstenbosch (February 23)
A part of the Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts, Spoegwolf and Jo Black are scheduled to perform at the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden this Sunday. If you are a fan of Afrikaans, you’ll definitely want to hear Spoegwolf perform. International songs by Jo Black will be a great addition to the event. In case you get hungry, you can pack a picnic or enjoy gourmet burgers and boerie rolls from the popular Moyo Food Trucks. Tickets for the concert range from R170 to R220.
Venue: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Rhodes Dr, Newlands, 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.