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.
|JANUARY 2020 EVENTS|
|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
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.
Contact 021 408 7600, email@example.com
Location Silo District, V&A Waterfront, South Arm Road, Cape Town
L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Racing Festival
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Location Kenilworth Racecourse, 105 Rosmead Avenue, Kenilworth, Cape Town
Chenin Party at The Grand
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
Wolfkop Weekender’s Lilo River Flow
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, email@example.com
Location Wolfkop Camping Villages, 59 Voortrekker Street, Citrusdal
Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration
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
Harvest Festival at Delheim
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Location Delheim Wine Estate, Knorhoek Road, Stellenbosch
Compiled by Bianca Hausle
Get the most out of the Cape with the help of our weekly newsletter.