The Best May Events in Cape Town 2018

The Best May Events in Cape Town 2018

Film, fun, food and franc (cab franc)… These are the things to look forward to in Cape Town during May 2018.

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 this May.

MAY 2018 EVENTS
19 May 2018 Cabernet Franc Carnival 2018 Somerset West
24 -27 May 2018 South African Independent Film Festival 2018 Cape Town
31 May – 3 June 2018 Robertson Valley’s Wacky Wine Weekend 2018 Robertson Wine Valley

May 2018

Cabernet Franc Carnival

Cabernet Franc Carnival

Where Somerset West
When 19 May 2018
The lowdown Celebrate the best cabernet francs in the land at this countryside festival. On offer are plenty of food stalls, delicious vino (of course), cosy café seating, the opportunity to rub shoulders with the winemakers themselves, as well as three tutored tastings of the top six Cabernet Franc Challenge winners (R100).
Cost R200 (online, includes tastings, a tasting glass, and a R50 food coupon)
R250 (at the gate, includes tastings, a tasting glass, and a R50 food coupon)
Tickets available at Plankton
Contact 021 981 0216, bjorn@cvomarketing.co.za
Location Avontuur Estate, Route 44, Somerset West

South African Independent Film Festival

South African Independent Film Festival

Where CBD
When 24 – 27 May 2018
The lowdown For the firt time, SA’s popular Indie Film Fest will be screening films from around the world that showcase unique and interesting styles, narratives and visuals. The winning film in each category (best director, actress, animation, documentary, etc) will be screened.
Cost Free
Contact 072 497 0708, ryan@saindiefest.co.za
Location Slug and Lettuce, Kloof Street, Cape Town

Robertson Valley’s Wacky Wine Weekend

Robertson Wacky Wine Weekend

Where Robertson Wine Valley
When 31 May – 3 June 2018
The lowdown A celebration of the art of winemaking and, of course, the final product, this festival gives guests the opportunity to sample sublime vintages, take part in tutored tastings, and dance the night away to live music.
Cost R200 (adults)
Free (under 18)
Tickets available at Webtickets
Contact 023 626 3167, events@robertsonwinevalley.com
Location Spilhaus Building

Research by Alicia Chamaillé

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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 April 2018

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