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 February 2019.
|FEBRUARY 2019 EVENTS|
|1 – 3 February 2019||Origin: Music and Art Festival 2019||Elandskloof Farm|
|3 & 17 February 2019||Concerts in the Park: January 2019 Edition||Cape Town|
|7 February 2019||First Thursday: January 2019 Edition||Cape Town|
|7 – 10 February 2019||Up The Creek 2019||Breede River|
|8 – 10 February 2019||Cape Town Electronic Music Festival 2019||Cape Town|
|9 February 2019||Saggy Stone Beer & Music Festival 2019||Amandalia Farm|
|22 February 2019||Taalmonument Full Moon Picnics: January 2019 Edition||Paarl|
|22 February 2019||Food Truck Friday: January 2019 Edition||Cape Town|
|24 February 2019||Open Streets: January 2019 Edition||Cape Town|
|27 February – 1 March 2019||Design Indaba 2019||Foreshore|
Origin: Music and Art Festival 2019
Where Elandskloof Farm
When 1 – 3 February 2019
About the event Enjoy some of the best psychedelic music from around the world, while relaxing by a river under the trees. Or dip into the swimming pool – and browse local and international artworks – between swimming and dancing.
Cost R570, weekend pass (phase 1)
R620, weekend pass (phase 2)
R660, weekend pass (phase 3)
R350, Sunday ticket
Location Elandskloof Farm, Helderstroom
Concerts in the Park: February 2019 edition
When 3 & 17 February 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.
Contact 021 423 4526, email@example.com
Where to find it Molteno Road, CBD, Cape Town
First Thursday: February 2019 edition
When 7 February 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.
Up The Creek Music Festival 2019
Where Breede River
When 7 – 10 February 2019
About the event This outdoor music festival set along the beautiful Breede River boasts three music stages, and over 40 live bands. And to make things ultra-convenient, the organisers introduced a cashless system, last year, called Howler Loaded: Once you’ve purchased your festival ticket, you can set up and preload your festival money onto your Howler account, collect your loaded wristband at the festival and you’re ready to go!
Cost R970 (single day ticket)
R1 120 (full weekend pass)
R1 800 (full weekend pass + transport)
Contact 021 510 0547, firstname.lastname@example.org
Location Up The Creek River Camp, Breede River (outside Swellendam)
Cape Town Electronic Music Festival 2019
Where Cape Town
When 8 – 10 February 2019
About the event Cape Town’s iconic City Hall is where electronic-music lovers go to get their groove on, so we can’t wait to hear where this year’s music festival is taking place.
The details To be confirmed
Cost To be confirmed
Contact 082 783 4447, email@example.com
Location To be confirmed
Saggy Stone Beer & Music Festival 2019
Where Amandalia Farm
When 9 February 2019
About the event Situated in the picturesque Nuy Valley in Robertson lies Amandalia Farm, where the annual Saggy Stone Brewing Company and Music Festival takes place. It was started by brothers Adrian and Phillip Robinson, whose love of beer inspired them to invite 2 000 revellers to their farm to celebrate all things ale. Some of SA’s hottest music acts, including Karen Zoid, Jack Parow, The Kiffness, Freshlyground, and more, take to the stage for an unforgettable 12-hour fiesta. Camping and glamping options are available.
Contact 083 453 3526, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost R355 – R455 (festival pass)
R600 – R2 950 (glamping)
Where to find it Amandalia Wine and Fruit Farm, halfway between Worcester and Robertson on the R60, Western Cape, South Africa.
Taalmonument Full Moon Picnics: February 2019 edition
When 22 February 2019
About the event Located on a hill overlooking Paarl, with some of the most unique and beautiful views in the Western Cape, the Taalmonument was built in 1975 to celebrate the Afrikaans language. Its location makes it the perfect venue for these full-moon picnics, which happen throughout summer (26 October 2018 to 22 March 2019).
Book tickets at Webtickets
Location Taalmonument, Gabbema Doordrift Street, Paarl Mountain, Paarl
Food Truck Friday: February 2019 edition
When 22 February 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, email@example.com
Location Jack Black’s Brewing Company, 10 Brigid Road, Diep River, Cape Town
Open Streets: February 2019 edition
When 24 February 2019
About the event This festival gives Capetonians the opportunity to explore their neighbouring ’hoods by transforming our streets into open spaces for pedestrians, cyclists, skateboarders, wheelchair users and other non-motorised transport-users.
You can arrive at any point along the route, and walk in whichever direction you’d like, just as long as you bring a happy vibe, and an open heart.
Contact 021 286 0823, firstname.lastname@example.org
Where to find it Various locations
Design Indaba 2019
When 27 February – 1 March 2019
About the event Global leaders in the creative and design industries once again converge to present talks, seminars, workshops and performances on the latest trends, and share, inspire and exchange valuable insights and ideas.
Contact 021 465 9966, email@example.com
Cost R8 715 (full Indaba)
R7 845 (early bird/directory discount)
R7 405 (alumni/academic discount)
Location Artscape, DF Malan Street, Foreshore, Cape Town
Research by Alicia Chamaillé
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