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7 great things to do in Cape Town this weekend

Our pick of seven of the best events and things to do in Cape Town from Friday, 24 to Sunday, 26 March 2017

It’s the end of the month, meaning it’s time to spoil yourself a little, hence why we have a fun filled weekend planned out just for you! There’s always something for everyone to do in the Mother City, from sport fanatics, to eccentric body art junkies and there’s even something to do for the family.

#PickoftheWeek: Cape Argus SportShow in Stellenbosch (24 - 26 March)
Sport fanatics and those looking for an action-packed weekend of thrills and adrenaline, there is no better place to be than Sandringham Farm in Stellenbosch this weekend! The Cape Argus SportShow will be bring a fun, energetic and mind blowing experience featuring sport clinics, extreme demonstrations, live entertainment and a range of sport-related exhibits and equipment. Come meet some of your sporting heroes and keep energised and hydrated with the great food and beer stalls that will be on site.

For info on the sporting activities check out Cape Argus SportShow in Stellenbosch

2. The Riebeek Valley Go Kart Derby (25 March)
On your marks, get set, GO! The Riebeek Valley Go Kart Derby is back for it’s 4th year running. If downhill racing is what gets your engine revving, then make sure you are at the starting line this Saturday to show off your skills and sweet custom-made go kart. Anyone over the age of seven years old may enter, so this could be a race between grandparents, parents and kids. Let’s see who will be left in the dust!

Take off at The Riebeek Valley Go Kart Derby

3. Earth Hour in Cape Town (25 March)
Time to turn off the lights and light a candle for our planet. Join this amazing movement on Saturday, 25 March 2017 and cut the lights for one hour to help overcome critical environmental challenges. 7000 cities, towns and municipalities will participate in this year’s initiative. Fun fact; in 2014, Cape Town was declared the Global Earth Hour winner, because we’re cool like that, so let’s show once again that Cape Town cares about our planet.

Turn it down with Earth Hour in Cape Town

4. Wynberg Family Festival (24 - 25 March)
No Community Chest Carnival? Not to worry as the Wynberg Family Festival is here to save the day. With plenty of activities for the kids, and some live musicians, DJs and dancers for the adults, this family-friendly festival has something for everyone. From great face painting and awesome rides for the kids, to fabulous music by local musicians, lekker food and relaxing glasses of wine or beer for parents, Maynardville Park is is where you need to be.

For fun with the family check out Wynberg Family Festival

5. Pick n Pay Women’s Walk (25 March)
Want to get some exercise for a good cause? Why not do it in fabulous pink outfits? The annual Pick n Pay Women’s Walk is taking place this Saturday at the Cape Town Stadium in Green Point. Get fit and have a great day out with the ladies while walking through the Mother City. What more can one ask for?

Fun and fitness packed day at Pick n Pay Women’s Walk

6. ATKV Oesfees (25 March)
Looking for something fun to do with the family in the Cape Winelands that involves good music, kaapsekos and great wine? ATKV Oesfees is taking place on Saturday, 25 March 2017. It’s going to be awesome as they’re celebrating their 10th birthday this year, so meet them at the Solms-Delta Wine Estate and toast to another decade of great traditional Afrikaans music, food and fun!

For more on a fun filled day at the ATKV Oesfees

7. South African International Tattoo Convention (24 - 26 March)
Calling all tattoo lovers and those who are playing with the idea of delving into the world of body art! The South African International Tattoo Convention is coming to the Mother City from Friday, 24 to Sunday, 26 March 2017. Make your way to the CTICC and be prepared to see the best local, national and international tattoo artists, as well as some of the most creative body art trends at the moment. If you ever wanted a tattoo but couldn’t find the right artist, or you’re looking for inspiration for your next masterpiece, then this is the event for you.

For more information on a tattoo experience check out South African International Tattoo Convention

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