Sea Point Accommodation - Events

January

Cape Minstrels Carnival ('Kaapse klopse' or 'Coon carnival')

People consider the festival a right of renewal that has been shaped by the Cape's history. The events that are associated with Klopse in the festive season include competitions for the Christmas Choirs, Cape Malay Choirs and Cape minstrel choirs.....

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Tattoo Expo

Southern Ink Exposure’s annual Cape Town international tattoo convention has brought many international Tattoo artists to our shores. With the convention being the perfect way to get work done by international tattoo artist this surely made it easier for all those who want that perfect tattoo...

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Feruary

Cape Town Pride Festival

Uniting the Gay and Lesbian community together for a week of fun filled events Cape Town Pride Week makes out to be the biggest gathering for the rights of the Gay and Lesbian community in Africa. The last week of February sees a series of events, festivals and parties and builds up to the march down the streets of Cape Town with floats...

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Valentines day

From the start of the annual celebration of Saint Valentines, or more recognized Valentines Day, quite a big metamorphosis has taken place. On celebration of the Christian Saint Valentinus on the 14th February a romantic connotation was added through poets like Geoffrey Chaucer and it became a day that lovers and married couples...

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March

Cape Argus Pick ’n Pay Cycle Tour

Labelled as the most scenic and then probably the most beautiful cycle race in the world. Over 36 000 cycles participate in the 110 km cycle race. Contestants from all over South Africa come and join in on a days fun in the Cape Town sun. With some of the race days that were scorching hot made more bearable with beautiful scenery. Starting from...

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Cape Town International Jazz Festival

Previously known as the North Sea Jazz festival the Cape Town Jazz Festival sees over 30000 people attending the annual festival. With some of the top international and local artist performing this is truly a must for all the serious Jazz fans out there. Going on towards its 14th year its growing popularity makes way to see the best of South Africas talent in the Jazz industry...

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April

Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon

Since 1970 with the very first race ran by 26 runners the popularity of the Two Oceans Ultra Marathon has grown in such a way that over 20 000 people line up to run the 56 km’s around the peninsula. Seen as the most beautiful marathon in the world it takes you through the best scenery Cape Town has to offer. From running around Chapman’s Peak...

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Cape Gourmet Food Festival

With a whole range of different events over Cape Town the premier gourmet event will host an international and local line-up of some of the best chefs in the culinary industry. The Western Cape tourism Board is endorsing the festival as one of only seven Cape of Great events.

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May

TedxCapeTown

“What we play is life” is the theme of this years TEDx conference. TED, technology, Entertainment, Design, the conference was started when Lara Stern, a former South African working for TED America, had the idea to open the brand to everyone with talks about ideas that were worth sharing. With the popularity of these talks the demand...

 

June

Vodacom Funny Festival

Traditionally running over three weeks the Baxter showcases some of the best stand-up comedy available, locally and internationally. Being the flagship of comedy festivals in South Africa it sees capacity audiences during the festival. Founded in 1997 by Eddy Cassar and known as the Smirnoff comedy Festival it has seen the start of many stand-up comedians careers.

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July

Cape Town International Fashion Week

In a collaboration between African Fashion International and Cape Town Tourism the Cape Town Fashion Week was created to create an influx of fashion tourism in South Africa which is one of the four key pillars identified by AFI...

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August

Cape Town International Nando's Comedy Festival

The largest comedy festival in Africa has been entertaining thousands of comedy lovers over the last decade. The Cape Town Comedy Festival holds six separate programs for all comedy tastes and incorporates a number of unique features that aims to create a truly international event...

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September

Creative Week Cape Town

A complete user generated event that brings together creative individuals that are involved in different aspects of the creative community. With events that are independently planned it could range from talks, seminars, demonstrations, networking and presentations. Everyone involved in arts, design, innovation, advertising music and...

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October

International Kite Festival in Muizenberg

The Muizenberg skies sees home to hundreds of colorful kites during the annual International Kite Festival. With talent from all over the world like Japan, Malaysia, USA and China it will be a spectacle to behold...

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Halloween parties in Cape Town’s restaurants and clubs

Although the popularity in South Africa is growing for this annual celebration it still doesn’t have the popularity as in the USA or UK. There are many parties and themed events in Cape Town so watch the press to see where the biggest and best parties are held...

 

November

The Big Walk

Started by the Spartan Harriers back in 1903 to commemorate the popularity of walking races in the United Kingdom the original plan for the day was to start at the Montague Bridge to Somerset west and back. The 16th of August 61 competitors started at...

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Kirstenbosch Sunday Summer Concerts

During the months of November to April The Kirstenbosch Botanical gardens plays host to some of the best local and international talent. A fantastic way to spend your Sunday afternoons with a picnic or a sunset concert. With space to host hundreds of people on the grass banks of the botanical gardens that slopes down towards the stage...

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Cape Town Festival of Beer

Enthusiasts, beer lovers and budding brewers all join in the festivities when the Hamilton’s Rugby club opens it doors to host the annual Cape Town Beer Festival. Close to the V&A Waterfront and right beside the new Green Point Stadium it makes the perfect venue to come and enjoy over twenty Breweries showcasing more than fifty...

 

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December

Mother City Queer Projects (MCQP)

Get ready to party the night away with the Mother City Queer Project. Every year sees an extravaganza where people dressed in flamboyant and colorful costumes party into the late hours of the morning with top local and international do’s spinning their best tunes..

 

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