Cape Town Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Cape Town? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Cape Town with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Cape Town and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Cape Town, featuring the best of things to do in Cape Town – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Cape Town fundraisers and charity events.

Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

Colijn Strydom ‘Oedipus’

Sisonke Gallery at the Cape Heritage Hotel 90 Bree StreetCape Town,

Fine artist Colijn Strydom relates the legendary play Oedipus the King to his own exploration of self-identity in his latest solo exhibition. Titled Oedipus, the exhibition, presented by House Union Block (HUB) at the Sisonke Gallery at the Cape Heritage Hotel, will run from 2 February to 2 April 2023. The Pretoria-born, Cape Town-based artist, […]


New art exhibition and book trace the career of virtuoso Diane Victor

Old Wine Cellar, Spier Wine Farm R310 Stellenbosch, StellenboschStellenbosch,

Contemporary artist Diane Victor has been at the forefront of the South African and international art scene for many years. Now, an exhibition of her work, presented by Spier Arts Trust, will run at the Old Wine Cellar at Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch from 18 February to 18 April 2023. Victor explores the dark […]


The Sons Of Selassie

Isabella's Grills 51st Ave, Wynberg,Cape Town,

Keeping Cape Town Reggae Music Alive! Cape Town Reggae band, Sons of Selassie formed 1985 South Africa. Through the time of apartheid struggle the band performed for all people promoting freedom unity equal rights. The Sons of Selassie, Cape Towns favourite Reggae band with be bringing the fire again! You can expect to be entertained […]


South African International Tattoo Convention

The Lookout, V&A Waterfront Granger Bay Blvd, Victoria & Alfred WaterfrontCape Town,

The South African International Tattoo Convention is a 3-day event held at the beautiful Lookout in the V&A Waterfront and now also a 1 Fox in Newtown. This event hosts over 100 of the world's best tattooers from over 20 countries. The convention gives you the chance to get tattooed by expert local and international […]

$1 – $2023

Yndian Mynah, Black Math and Peasant Live at District

District Night Club 61 Harrington Street, East City, Cape TownCape Town,

We're heading back to District (above SurfaRosa) for another epic night of live music with Yndian Mynah, Black Math, and Peasant. The event has somewhat become a yearly tradition and if you've attended any of the past two events, then you know what to expect - big sound, big lights, and big guitars. We'll be […]

$120 – $150

Nuy Valley Festival

Nuy Valley Nuy Road, R60Worcester, Western Cape,

Family-friendly outdoor festival with award-winning wines and fine country foods celebrating the wine and olive harvest. The Nuy Valley, 13km from Worcester on the Robertson Road (R60), is widely regarded as one of the most scenic hidden areas in the Western Cape. Residents of the Valley look forward to sharing the festivities with you on […]

$18 – $250

Africa Automotive Show at the IATF 2023

Abidjan Exhibition Center AbidjanAbidjan,

The Africa Automotive Show will be hosted by the African Association of Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) as part of the 3rd Intra-African Trade Fair in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire from November 21-27, 2023. This pan-African trade initiative includes an exhibition, conference and match-making (including hosted buyers) aimed at facilitating trade deals and partnerships across the full automotive […]


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