French feels, food trucks, a funny festival and First Thursdays… These are just some of the things to look forward in Cape Town during July 2019.
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 July 2019.
|JULY 2018 FESTIVALS|
|1 – 28 July 2019||The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival 2019||Rondebosch|
|4 July 2019||First Thursdays||CBD|
|5 – 14 July 2019||Stellenbosch International Chamber of Music Festival 2019||Stellenbosch|
|11 July 2019||Durbanville Hills Winter of Wander||Durbanville|
|13 – 14 July 2019||Franschhoek Bastille Festival 2019||Franschhoek|
|19 – 20 July 2019||Soetes & Soup Festival 2019||Rawsonville|
|26 July 2019||Food Truck Friday||Diep River|
|27 July 2019||Norval Foundation Concerts||Tokai|
|31 July 2019||After Dark at Two Oceans Aquarium||V&A Waterfront|
The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival 2019
When 1 – 28 July 2019
About the event Cape Town Funny Festival is back – with more laughs than ever before, and some much-loved international and local comics hitting the stage.
Cost R160 – R190
Contact 021 680 3962
Location Baxter Theatre, Main Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town
First Thursdays: 4 July 2019
When 4 July 2019
The lowdown 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.
Stellenbosch International Chamber of Music Festival 2019
When 5 – 14 July 2019
About the event This prestigious international event gives aspiring young musicians the chance to perform in evening recitals, chamber performances and orchestral concerts.
Cost R130 (adults, 6 – 11 July)
R150 (adults, 12 – 15 July)
R100 (pensioners and students, 6 – 11 July)
R110 (pensioners and students, 12 – 15 July)
Contact 072 531 3235, firstname.lastname@example.org
Location Neethling Street, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch
Durbanville Hills Winter of Wander: 11 July 2019
When 11 July 2019
About the event Durbanville Hills is hosting a series of immersive wine-paired dinners that are sure to keep you warm on a cold winter’s night. Each event is themed around a specific country, allowing you to enjoy Durbanville Hills’ range of unique terroirs with a specially prepared three-course menu reflecting the particular nation’s culinary traditions. July’s Austrian-themed dinner takes place in Durbanville Hills’ restaurant, which has seating overlooking spectacular views of Table Mountain and Table Bay.
Contact 021 558 1300, email@example.com
Location Durbanville Hills Winery, Tygerberg Valley Road, Cape Farms, Cape Town
Franschhoek Bastille Festival 2019
When 13 – 14 July 2019
About the event Oh là là! Good food, fine wine and a whole lot of carnival fun await at the Franschhoek Bastille Festival. This colourful event includes a village market, barrel-rolling competition, and loads of wine-tasting.
Cost R350 – R395
Contact 021 876 2861, firstname.lastname@example.org
Location Huguenot Monument, Franschhoek
Soetes & Soup Festival 2019
When 19 – 20 July 2019
About the event Enjoy a glass of wine from one of the wine estates in the Breedekloof region, while sampling a variety of unusual soups!
Cost R160 – R250
Contact 023 349 1791, email@example.com
Location Breedekloof Wine Valley, Rawsonville, Western Cape
Food Truck Friday: 26 July 2019
When 26 July 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
Norval Foundation Concerts: 27 July 2019
When 27 July 2019
About the event This leading art destination is hosting a series of live-music events in its largest gallery space. The concerts feature a stellar lineup of local and international musicians from a range of genres including jazz, folk, rock and classical.
R500 (includes dinner before the show)
Location 4 Steenberg Road, Tokai, Cape Town
After Dark at Two Oceans Aquarium: 31 July 2019
When 31 July 2019
About the event The vibrant display of diverse sea life that inhabits the I&J Ocean Exhibit at the Two Oceans Aquarium is enough to light up any darkened room. And when you add live music, it becomes a mesmerising coalescence of visual and auditory stimulation. This July, The Steezies & Androgenius will be taking the stage and delighting audiences ears.
Location Dock Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
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