The Mother of all cities is heating up with a festive lineup of cool events! Here’s our pick of where to go and what to do in April 2019.
|APRIL 2019 EVENTS|
|4 April 2019||First Thursday: April 2019 Edition||Cape Town|
|7 & 28 April 2019||Concerts in the Park: April 2019 Edition||Cape Town|
|13 – 14 April 2019||Pinotage & Biltong Festival 2019||Paarl|
|26 April 2019||Food Truck Friday: April 2019 Edition||Cape Town|
|26 – 28 April 2019||South African Cheese Festival||Stellenbosch|
|27 April 2019||Oysters, Bubbles and Blanc Festival 2019||Durbanville|
|29 April – 5 May 2019||Afrikaburn 2019||Tankwa Karoo|
First Thursday: April 2019 edition
When 4 April 2019
About the event Cape Town’s innercity is abuzz with activity on the first Thursday of every month when Capetonians (and visitors) wander through the various galleries and stores, which stay open until 9pm.
Concerts in the Park: April 2019 edition
When 7 & 28 April 2019
About the event There are few better ways to take advantage of the glorious summer weather than under a tree listening to good live music. So, pack a hamper, with a couple of bottles of vino, round up the familia, and head on down to De Waal Park for their monthly concerts.
The lowdown Freshlyground, Mr Cat & the Jackal and Mark Haze are scheduled to play on 7 April 2019, while the 28 April performance has yet to be announced.
Contact 021 423 4526, firstname.lastname@example.org
Where to find it Molteno Road, CBD, Cape Town
Pinotage & Biltong Festival 2019
When 13 – 14 April 2019
About the event The annual Pinotage & Biltong Festival is a celebration of two of our country’s favourites: pinotage and biltong! If neither of those appeal (!), there’ll also be a range of rosés and bubblies, as well as a white pinotage, an oyster and MCC bar, food trucks selling tasty snacks and live music courtesy of The Wildberries.
The details Participating wineries include Badsberg Winery, Bellingham Wines, Beyerskloof, Brampton Wines, Delheim Wines, Doran Vineyards, Flagstone Winery, Franschhoek Cellar, Grande Provence, Hill & Dale, Lanzerac Wine Estate, Mellasat Vineyards, Neethlingshof, Old Road Wine Co, Balance Wines, Perdeberg Cellar, Simonsvlei International and Wellington Wines.
Cost R230 (online)
R270 (at the gate)
R500 (VIP tickets)
Free (children 0 – 18 years)
Contact 021 981 0216, email@example.com
Location Perdeberg Cellar, Vryguns Farm, Windmeul, Paarl
Food Truck Friday: April 2019 edition
When 26 April 2019
About the event Jack Black’s Brewing Co welcomes beer aficionados and fun-loving folk to its monthly Food Truck Fridays. Not only is there live entertainment and Jack Black craft beers, but you can also expect some excellent food-truck grub.
Contact 021 286 1220, firstname.lastname@example.org
Location Jack Black’s Brewing Company, 10 Brigid Road, Diep River, Cape Town
South African Cheese Festival
When 26 – 28 April 2019
The details Join 30 000 fromage fans at the18th annual Cheese Festival for three days of eating, drinking and general merriment to celebrate South Africa’s cheese-making industry.
Cost R950 (connoisseurs package)
R180 (general access)
R20 (children, 2 – 13 years)
Contact 021 975 4440, email@example.com
Location Sandringham Estate, (via N1) Stellenbosch
Oysters, Bubbles and Blanc Festival 2019
When 27 April 2019
About the event Formerly known as the Oyster & Champagne Festival, this year’s event celebrates the best oyster producers in South Africa, SA’s Cap Classique and sparkling wine producers, as well as a range of tipples from Europe: champagne from France, prosecco from Italy and cava from Spain. The day is complete with live musical entertainment, celebrity chef demonstrations, and a number of fun competitions.
Contact 021 976 4959, firstname.lastname@example.org
Location Hillcrest Quarry, Tygerberg Valley Road, Durbanville, Cape Town
Where Tankwa Karoo
When 29 April – 5 May 2019
About the event This year’s theme is Ephemeropolis – the temporary nature of existence. So let your creative spirit run wild for a week of outrageous costumes, uplifting music, communal bonfires, cashless living, and much, much more.
Cost R1 895 (general)
R200 (children 0 – 14 years, online)
R250 (children 0 – 14 years, at the gate)
R695 (subsidised tickets)
R200 (vehicle pass, online)
R250 (vehicle pass, at the gate)
Location Tankwa Karoo, R355, Calvinia
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