The Best January Events in the Cape 2020

The Best January Events in the Cape 2020 Silo Concerts

Horses, harvests and happy campers… These are some of the things to look forward to in January 2020 in Cape Town and surrounds.

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 January 2020.

3 January 2020 Silo Concerts: January Edition Cape Town
10 & 11 January 2020 L’Ormarins Queen Plate Racing Festival Cape Town
15 January 2020 Chenin Party at The Grand Granger Bay, V&A Waterfront
16 – 20 January 2020 Wolfkop Weekender’s Lilo River Flow Citrusdal
24 – 25 January 2020 Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration Caledon
25 January 2020 Harvest Festival at Delheim Stellenbosch

Silo Concerts: January Edition

Silo Concerts: Best Events
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Where The Silo District
When 3 January 2020
The lowdown The cool Silo District plays host to a series of free concerts headed by top-name musicians, with music ranging from Afro-soulful to swing and tango. The January performance features big band music of the 30s and 40s, with The Swinging All Stars Big Band, swing DJs and a dance floor to take you back in time.
Cost Free
Contact 021 408 7600,
Location Silo District, V&A Waterfront, South Arm Road, Cape Town

L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Racing Festival

L'Ormarins Queens Plate Racing: Best Events

Where Cape Town
When 10 & 11 January 2020
The lowdown A day at the races at the 159th L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate. Dress elegantly with hues of blue and white – and don’t forget your best hat!
Cost R400 (Somerset Room)
R500 (Garden Party)
Contact 021 433 0347,
Location Kenilworth Racecourse, 105 Rosmead Avenue, Kenilworth, Cape Town
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Chenin Party at The Grand

Grand Africa Chenin Party

Where Granger Bay, Cape Town
When 15 January 2020
The lowdown Grand Africa Café and Beach and The Chenin Association of South Africa have joined forces to bring us this hot summer event that celebrates the rich heritage of Cape wine – in seaside style, of course. Flowing vino and piping-hot pizza straight from woodfire ovens, all to be enjoyed on a picture-perfect private beach overlooking the sparkling ocean. Because starting the year off with our toes in the sand is the only way to go.
Cost R350 per person
Location 1 Haul Road, V&A Waterfront, Granger Bay Boulevard, Cape Town
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Wolfkop Weekender’s Lilo River Flow

Wolfkop Weekender Lilo River Flow

Where Citrusdal
When 16 – 20 January 2020
The lowdown Now in its sixth year, Wolfkop Weekender’s laidback summer event on the banks of the Olifants River is awash with lilos in every shape, colour and size. Festival-goers can also take part in a slew of immersive outdoor activities, such as morning yoga classes, meditation, trail-walking, high tea, kayaking and swimming. For lovers of top-drawer electronic music – and nature– this is the real deal.
Cost R1 175 – R20 850
Contact 083 260 4822,
Location Wolfkop Camping Villages, 59 Voortrekker Street, Citrusdal
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Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration

Pinot Noir Celebration Hemel-en-Aarde: Best Events

Where Caledon
When 24 – 25 January 2020
The lowdown The beautiful Hemel-en-Aarde Valley is the prime setting for lovers of pinot, winemakers and sommeliers to unite for two days of ruby-red appreciation.
Cost R795 (A Taste of Hemel-en-Aarde Dinner)
R2 995 per person (Full Weekend Ticket)
Location Nidderdale Farm, Farm 40, Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, Caledon
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Harvest Festival at Delheim

Harvest Festival Delheim: Best Events

Where Stellenbosch
When 25 January 2020
The lowdown This fun fest includes grape-picking and -stomping, tractor rides, live music, delicious food and, of course, delicious Delheim wine.
Cost R480 (adults)
R280 (children, under 18 years)
Free (children, under 3 years)
Contact 021 888 4600,
Location Delheim Wine Estate, Knorhoek Road, Stellenbosch
Book Now

Compiled by Bianca Hausle

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Time of publication: 16 December 2019

One Response to “The Best January Events in the Cape 2020”

  1. Hester

    What about the cricket?