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Ice-Cream Tastings, Christmas Markets And More – Here’s What To Try This Weekend

Plus, find the best hiking and walking trails to tackle this summer

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. Experience alcoholic sorbet at La Veneziana, swop your goods for something better at the Big Summer Clothes swop, or see what it takes to be a firefighter at the VWS Open Day.

#Pickoftheweek: Be A Firefighter For A Day

Support the unsung heroes of the Volunteer Firefighter Services at this annual fun-filled family event.


2. Rocking The Lake (Saturday afternoon 24 November)

Don't miss this annual sold-out, ever-popular rock music event – Rocking The Lake.

3. The Big Summer Clothes Swop (Saturday afternoon 24 November)

Get a banging bargain for zero bucks at this big summer clothing swop.


4.  TEARS Christmas Market (Saturday morning till afternoon 24 November)

Last minute Christmas goods, tasty treats and furry friends to pet? Enjoy it all at the TEARS Christmas Market.

5. Ice-Cream Tasting at La Veneziana (Saturday morning until afternoon 24 November)

Taste some of the best ice-creams in Cape Town at this affordable, delicious tasting experience.   

6. Cape Summer Picnic (Sunday morning until evening 25 November)

Bring out the deck chair and a picnic blanket for one of the city’s most popular picnic parties.

7. Open Streets Bellville (Sunday morning until afternoon 25 November)

Experience the suburb of Bellville this weekend with its third annual Open Streets event.


8. Stargazing at The Waterfront (Saturday night 24 November)

A range of high-powered telescopes with experts on hand to make it fun and exciting for all and to educate children. And it's free for everyone to enjoy at The Waterfront.


Get trekking – check out our walking and hiking trails overview.

Spot the marine Big Five. Grab a few exotic macaroons. And tuck into half-price "to share" plates and cocktails. Plus: Get the scoop on South Africa's best wines and more exciting things to do on a Monday.

Dream stays to luxury camping sites – check out these accommodation specials


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Though auditions for 2018 are closed, Cape Town did us proud during SA Idols Season 14

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Book your hot desk at this ultra-luxe Cape Town co-working space provider this Monday and ...

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The head-banging, guitar twanging rockin’ good times are back

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