42 Events in Western Cape

Explore our Western Cape Events and Festivals Calendar to see which popular festivals or events are taking place during your planned visit to the Western Cape. From sporting events to food and wine fairs, the Western Cape is host to a multitude of festivals that take place all year round. Make your holiday in the Western Cape a trip to remember by attending a local event or festival. Consider staying overnight or making a weekend of it, with our great selection of accommodation and Cape Town hotels.

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Event and festival details can change. All event information is published in good faith as supplied by the organisers. Please check with the organisers that the event is happening before making your travel arrangements.

Annual Festivals / Music Festivals

Cape Town Minstrel Carnival

Where? Cape Town Central
When? 2 January 2023

Kaapse klopse’ or Cape Town Minstrel Carnival: The city of Cape Town comes alive to celebrate new year in a raucous carnival the likes of which are not seen ...

Entertainment / Annual Festivals / Outdoor Events

L'Ormarins Queen's Plate

Where? Kenilworth
When? 7 January 2023

The elite of South African horseracing will gather for the running of the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate at Kenilworth on Saturday, 10 January, in a celebration of art, ...

Wedding Expos

FAB Bridal Expo

Where? Durbanville
When? 25 February 2023

FAB, the Cape’s longest standing, most renowned and glamorous bridal show, is happening at the Eureka Estate. FAB Bridal Expo is set to take place in April and ...

Sporting Events

Cape Town Cycle Tour

Where? Cape Town
When? 12 March 2023

The Cape Town Cycle Tour is the largest timed cycling event in the world. Attracting in excess of 35 000 cyclists from around the globe each year, this prestigious ...

Annual Festivals / Arts & Culture / Entertainment

Cape Town Carnival

Where? Green Point
When? 18 March 2023

The annual Cape Town Carnival ignites the Mother City at the Fan Walk, Somerset Road in Green Point. This is one of those special days in the Mother City that ...

Annual Festivals / Arts & Culture / Entertainment

KKNK

Where? Oudtshoorn
When? 1-9 April 2023

For almost 20 years, the KKNK (Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees) has been rocking the country. It has been committed to showcasing the arts, culture and heritage of ...

Sporting Events

Two Oceans Marathon

Where? Newlands
When? 15-16 April 2023

The Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon is run under the rules of IAAF, Athletics South Africa and Western Province Athletics. A marathon with global appeal is the ...

Concerts & Shows / Entertainment / Music Festivals

Suidoosterfees

Where? Foreshore
When? 26-30 April 2023

The “suidooster” is the iconic wind that sweeps through Cape Town and reminds its residents of the unstoppable power of the elements. So, this is an apt name for ...

Annual Festivals / Arts & Culture

Franschhoek Literary Festival

Where? Franschhoek
When? 12-14 May 2023

For three days Franschhoek becomes a bustling get-together of readers, writers, booksellers and publishers. Visit the Polemics and Politics themed Franschhoek ...

Entertainment / Concerts & Shows

Greyton Genadendal Classics

Where? Greyton
When? 19-21 May 2023

The Greyton Genadendal Classics Festival takes place from 20-22 May 2022. Classical music lovers can again enjoy a weekend of beautiful music, comfort food, warm ...

Food & Wine / Annual Festivals

Cape Fine & Rare Wine Auction

Where? Paarl
When? 20-21 May 2023

Dates for 2022 to be confirmed >> 'Exclusivity', 'prestige' and 'ultimate indulgence' are just some of the expressions that come to mind when a selection of more ...

Arts & Culture

Hermanus FynArts

Where? Hermanus
When? 9-18 June 2023

One of a kind, Hermanus FynArts is a fusion of Festival and Winter School; a blend of visual, intellectual and creative stimulation with a vibrant social ...

Exhibitions & Conferences

Decorex Cape Town

Where? Cape Town
When? 15-18 June 2023

The country’s top décor, design and lifestyle event will be hitting Cape Town from 30 April to 3 May 2020. Hosted at the Cape Town International Convention Centre ...

Annual Festivals / Food & Wine

Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show Public Tasting

Where? Foreshore
When? 16 June 2023

Taste South Africa’s top wines as judged at this year’s Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show, the country’s most prestigious wine competition, now in its 16th year. Usually ...

Food & Wine / Annual Festivals

Calitzdorp Port & Wine Festival

Where? Calitzdorp
When? 16-18 June 2023

Calitzdorp, renowned far and wide as the Port Capital of South Africa, is shaking off the Klein Karoo dust in preparation for the very best wine and lifestyle ...

Western Cape as a destination

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Atlantic Seaboard, Blaauwberg, Breede River Valley, Cape Agulhas, Cape Flats, Cape Helderberg, Cape Overberg, Cape West Coast, Cape Whale Coast, Cape Winelands, Cederberg, City Bowl, Constantia Valley, False Bay, Garden Route, Karoo, Northern Suburbs, Olifants River Valley, Route 62, Southern Suburbs, Swartland

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