The top things to do this weekend in Cape Town

Cape Town has a great weekend life, so make sure your stay in the city extends past the week and into the weekend. Most festivals, markets, and concerts take place on the weekend, and the city’s bars and cafes fill up. We’ve chosen some of the best events to check out this weekend. Clear your schedule and book your tickets now.
For a complete list of events, take a look at our calendar.
Updated 30 December 2019

The Galileo Open Air Cinema 
The Galileo Open Air Cinema welcomes you to a magical movie experience of cinematic delights, tantalising treats and breath-taking scenery under a canopy of stars. At The Galileo, when the sun sets the stars really come out, with a glittering line-up of romantic comedies, cult classics, musicals, adventure sports and documentaries that let you cuddle up and be entertained. A variety of food and beverages are available on location. Catch Mrs. Doubtfire on Friday at Steenberg Farm, Steenberg Road Tokai and The Jungle Book on Saturday at Nelson Wine Estate, R44 Windmeul Paarl.
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South Africa VS England – Test
The English cricket team is currently touring South Africa from December 2019 to February 2020 to play four tests. South Africa VS England at Newlands Cricket Club on the 3 January 2020 for the 2nd test match.

Silo Concert Series at the V&A Waterfront
The V&A Waterfront’s Silo Concerts Series is establishing itself as a popular platform for creative expression attracting the best local artists and performers for Capetonians and visitors to enjoy. Find your Latin American rhythm at the Puesta Del Sol concert, a sultry evening at the V&A Waterfront’s Silo District. The audience can expect an opening act of traditional Brazilian folk music followed by the Argentinean tango, and ending with some hot high energy Cuban Salsa. Professional dancers will encourage the audience to join them and participate.

Jimmy Nevis, Craig Lucas & Paxton Fielies at Kirstenbosch Concerts
The concerts attract a large and diverse crowd with the music being is as diverse as the crowd.  The summer concerts incorporate picnic-style seating. Join Pop singer/songwriter and producer, Jimmy Nevis who will be performing alongside the winner of The Voice SA  2017 Craig Lucas and Paxton Fielies, the winner of SA Idols season 13 live at Kirstenbosch.
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Timo ODV, Kyle Cassim, Dean Fuel & Strange Loving at Shimmy Beach Club
Rogue Wave end’s off a busy festival season as they go into a new year with arguably their best lineup yet including some of South Africa’s favourite chart-toppers to perform at the event. Summer Sound System is kicking off 2020 in a big way with a full showcase of fire starting smash hit artists at one of the world’s best venues in one of the world’s best cities. Catch these artists perform live at Shimmy Beach Club.


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