The Best March Events in the Cape 2020

The Best March Events in the Cape 2020 Cape Town Carnival

Yoga, jazz and carnivalesque fun. These are some of the things to look forward to in March 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 March 2020.

MARCH 2020 EVENTS
5 – 8 March 2020 SpiritFest Swellendam
6 – 8 March 2020 Knysna Literary Festival Thesen Island
13 – 15 March 2020 Bazique Festival Grabouw
21 March 2020 Cape Town Carnival Green Point
23 – 29 March 2020 Klein Karoo National Arts Festival Oudtshoorn
26 – 29 March 2020 Retreat Yourself Elandskloof Farm
27 – 28 March 2020 Cape Town International Jazz Festival Cape Town

SpiritFest

Spiritfest

Where Swellendam
When 5 – 8 March 2020
The lowdown Nourish mind, body and spirit at this weekend of yoga, dancing, swimming, hiking, live music and wholesome good food.
Cost R1 100 (adult festival pass, 1 – 4 nights, free camping)
R850 (early bird, adult festival pass, 1 – 4 nights, free camping)
R350 (children 4 –13 years festival pass, 1 – 4 nights, free camping)
R30 (children 0 – 4 years festival pass, 1 – 4 nights, free camping)
Contact info@spiritfest.co.za
Location Somerset Gift Getaway Farm, Swellendam
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Knysna Literary Festival

Best March Events: Knysna Literary Festival

Where Thesen Island, Knysna
When 6 – 8 March 2020
The lowdown Three days of interactive sessions, presentations, and informal chats with some of South Africa’s feted authors.
Cost To be confirmed
Contact 044 382 5574, info@knysnaliteraryfestival.co.za
Location Thesen Islands, Long Street, Knysna Central, Knysna
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Bazique Festival

Best March Events: Bazique Festival

Where Grabouw
When 13 – 15 March 2020
The lowdown Set beside a lake, this fun music festival is a creative collaboration between some of the best party organisers in the business. The 2020 edition sees nine international DJs and 60 local bands and DJs providing the soundtrack, alongside intriguing performance art and unexpected installations.
Cost R850 (standard)
R500 – R950 (additional camping tickets)
R2 900 – R6 950 (glamping tickets)
Contact media@bazique.co.za
Location Elgin Grabouw Country Club, Worcester Street, Grabouw
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Cape Town Carnival

Cape Town Carnival: Best Festivals 2019

Where Green Point
When 21 March 2020
The lowdown An extravagant parade through the streets of Cape Town in celebration of African identity, creativity, diversity and community.
Cost To be confirmed
Contact 021 406 3584, info@capetowncarnival.com
Location Green Point Fan Walk, Green Point, Cape Town
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Klein Karoo National Arts Festival

Best March Events: Klein Karoo Arts Festival
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Where Oudtshoorn
When 23 – 29 March 2020
The lowdown This weeklong arts festival offers guests more than 150 shows across all genres.
Cost Free entrance; activities are priced individually
Contact 044 203 8600, info@kknk.co.za
Location Klein Karoo National Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape
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Retreat Yourself

Best March Events: Retreat Yourself

Where Elandskloof Farm, Greyton
When 26 – 29 March 2020
The lowdown Escape the daily grind, and custom-create your own serene weekend, with a choice between yoga and movement sessions, talks, workshops, entertainment and activities.
Cost R850 (adults)
R500 (children, 4 – 11 years)
Contact hello@retreatyourself.co.za
Location Elandskloof Farm Cottages, Helderstroom, Greyton
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Cape Town International Jazz Festival

Cape Town Jazz Festival: Best March Events

Where Cape Town
When 27 – 28 March 2020
The lowdown Two days of world-class music from international jazz greats, local luminaries and emerging stars (over 40 in total) on five stages, with over 37 000 music lovers in attendance.
Cost R999 (two-day pass)
R649 (day pass)
Contact 021 671 8716, info@espafrika.com
Location Cape Town International Convention Centre, Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town
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Research by Bianca Hausle

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The Inside Guide has made every effort to ensure that the information in this post was correct at the time of publication. However, we do not assume any liability caused by errors, such as price, cost, time, and location.

Time of publication: 20 December 2019