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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, 23 to Sunday, 25 February 2018

Pick any weekend of the year in Cape Town and you’re bound to find a host of events planned throughout our hip and happening city. We have rounded up a bunch of super fun things to do in and around the Mother City this weekend. Remember the legend of Bob Marley at a tribute fest at Trenchtown Obs, munch on mouthwatering seafood at the Prawn Festival and enjoy being hosted by Bonang at the Grand White.

#Pickoftheweek: An All-Female Cast for The Taming of the Shrew (Throughout February)
For the first time at the Maynardville Open-Air Theatre the Shakespeare play, The Taming of the Shrew will be led by an all-female cast. The production tells the story of the headstrong Kate who is being wooed by the ever-persistent Petruchio.
Girls rule the stage at The Taming of the Shrew.

2. Prawn to be Wild at the Prawn Festival (24 February)
The Cape Town Prawn Festival and Vasco Prix Du Cap horse racing event is back for another trot around the track this year. Featuring you, those majestic equestrian beauties and, of course, prawns for days! This family affair is one you don’t want to miss.
Munch away at the Prawn Festival.

3. Alien Safari: Wild Spirits Music Festival (24 and 25 February)
Kogel Bay Resort will once again play host to Alien Safari. Grab your mates and stomp it out to epic local and international DJs and producers, like Eat Static (UK) and Fagin’s Reject (UK). This weekend is jam-packed with adventure at this secluded beach near Gordon’s Bay.
Stomp it out at Alien Safari.

4. Creative Inspiration Overload at Design Indaba (21 to 24 February)
This three-day event is a showcase of the world’s most creative minds, offering endless inspiration, new perspectives and universal solutions to social problems. Besides the creativity, there’ll be a pop-up restaurant by Bertus Basson.
Be inspired at Design Indaba.

5. Bob Marley Tribute Fest (25 February)
Trenchtown Obs is paying homage to the legendary Bob Marley with a tribute fest. Local musicians Dubmasta China and Triple Crown Sound System will be the hosts for the event, while DJ Radioface will be spinning reggae and dancehall tunes. There will also be a screening of the acclaimed Marley documentary.
Stand up at the Bob Marley Tribute Fest.


6. The Birdcage at the Milnerton Playhouse (Until 24 February)
The theatre adaption of the iconic film starring Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman and Dianne West is on at the Milnerton Playhouse. Expect the ups, downs, glitz and glamour of onstage drag artists, peeps into the nightclub, an unusual family occasion and absolutely unforgettable characters.
It’s a laughing matter at The Birdcage.

7. Bonang Hosts the Grand White (24 February)
Don your classiest white outfit for the Grand White party taking place at a secret venue in Cape Town. There’ll be live music, a great vibe and entertaining comedy. Patrons will be notified of the secret location of the day – adding thrill and excitement to this event.  Get your tickets as soon as possible.
Get ready for the 5th annual Grand White.


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Hey Baby Boutique Fair 2Hey Baby Boutique Fair at Venue ...

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Taming of the Shrew 15 Feb - 1 March 2018 - 1An All-Female Cast is Shaking Up One of ...

The Taming of the Shrew at Maynardville Open Air Theatre boasts an all-female cast – a first for this popular venue

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In vino we trust at the Stellenbosch Wine Festival

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Picturesque views form the backdrop to this open-air Oude Libertas theatre. It’s just waiting to host you and your family for a night of delight

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Embrace your inner yogi on the beach and end the weekend off right!

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Galileo - BlaauwklippenA Weekend Spent with The Galileo Open ...

Start your weekend with a little inner-city or wineland movie screening

Cafe ExtrablattSunday Brunch at Café Extrablatt

Home to one of Cape Town’s most affordable all-you-can-eat breakfast buffets

Open Streets Main RoadOpen Streets Main Road 2018: Rethinking ...

Over 5km of car-free playground from Observatory to the city centre, letting the public reclaim and reimagine this space

Markets3Sunday markets in and around Cape Town

Take it easy this Sunday at one of these great Sunday markets to take a stroll through

MAReSOLSatisfying Specials at MAReSOL ...

Food that will make your palate and pocket happy

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Buy one adult kayaking ticket and get a kids ticket FREE with Kaskazi

ScootoursJunior Passengers Ride FREE Every ...

This exciting off-road adventure provides fun for the whole family

GONOW LogoGet a discount on Sunday Sunsets with ...

Watch the sun set over the Sea Point Promenade from an electric two-wheeler at half the price!

The Backyard Grill Lounge RibsBBQ Ribs Special at The Backyard Grill ...

Savour succulent, sticky ribs for just R150 per kilogram on Wed, Sat and Sun

Dizzys Camps BayDizzys Beer Pong and DJ Sundays ...

Are you Cape Town’s next beer pong champ?

Bugz Playpark in Cape TownSunday Funday at Bugz Playpark

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A Touch Of Madness Burgers and Beers 4Enjoy a Burger and Beer Combo On Sunday ...

This iconic Observatory restaurant offers a special Sunday burger deal that comes with a free beer

Workshop - 5Short Courses at the Cape Town ...

Mix, mingle and learn at this year’s Jazz Festival

Piano Bar 2016 food and cocktails 5Bubbly Special at The Piano Bar

Make this charming musical revue haunt home on Sunday afternoons for half price glasses of MCC

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