Here’s how Cape Town is celebrating Women’s Day

For Moments of Joy. Follow our social channels
for useful news, daily local champions
072 350 2062
Ideas Cartel, The Old Foundry, 1 Sand Hill Road, Green Point

Here’s how Cape Town is celebrating Women’s Day

Pop up market, GBV-survivor performance, ladies night + more

Last updated: 31 July 2023

This month we celebrate National Women's Day, and there are loads of ways to spend Wednesday,  9 August here in Cape Town. Join a woman-owned event with live entertainment, watch a performance by GBV survivors, go to a pop up market + more. 


Ladies, this one’s for you. Enjoy a night of grooving, singing and drinks with Metro Events at Sgt Pepper. Invite your girl friends and enjoy the all-star lineup of some local DJ’s like Mia Mia, Kane, JMD, Caylin Gilmore and more. Plus food and drinks specials specifically to honour and celebrate women. 

Date: Tuesday, 8 August; 8pm - 2am
Cost: From R40; book via Quicket

194 Long Street | CBD | @sgt_pepper_club | Image: SGT Pepper


Cheverells Farm in Elgin is hosting a Women's Day Pop Up Market, showcasing beautiful artisanal pieces in the gift shop and top local exhibitors. Shop for everything from candles and activewear to jewellery and kids sleepwear. You can also enjoy treats like coffee, gin or wine and the winter menu at the Farm Shed Café

Date: Wednesday, 9 August; 9.30am - 3pm
Cost: Free entrance

55 Highlands Road | Elgin | @cheverellsfarm | Image: Cheverells Farm


Join Justice Desk Africa this Women's Day for an incredible performance that will celebrate, challenge and encourage collaboration for a better future for women and girls. Young GBV and sexual assault survivors from various Justice Desk Africa anti-GBV projects will be front and centre in a showcase at the V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre to help raise awareness for GBV. The performance will be accompanied by music from members of the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra and the Mbokodo Girls Choir, 

Date: Wednesday, 9 August; from 12pm
Cost: Free entrance, donations encouraged

V&A Amphitheatre | Cape Town | @thejusticedesk | Image: Justice Desk Africa


The Women’s Day Celebration Nia Event at the Rupert Museum promises to be an extraordinary day of joy, movement, and meaningful impact. It will include an engaging talk, featuring esteemed clinical psychologist, Simone Arendse, a playful interactive Nia experience with dancing, canapes, goody bags and a dress up competition. The event is raising funds for CANSA. 

Date: Wednesday, 9 August; 10am - 12.30pm
Cost: Tickets range from R200 - R350 depending on how much you can spend

Stellentia Road | Stellenbosch | @rupertmuseum | Image: @pia.w_photography


Calling all super women to join in alliance for a bold cause. Super Women Achieving Together, an initiative created by women for women in aid of women, is hosting a fundraiser event at Old Biscuit Mill. A  ticket includes: Entry, a complimentary welcome drink, live entertainment, goodie bags, lucky draws and prizes. All profits will be donated to a charity (last year the event raised R33k). 

Date: Tuesday, 8 August; 7pm - 12am
Cost: From R100; book via Quicket

375 Albert Road | Woodstock | @limitlessevents_ | Image: Old Biscuit Mill

By Lara van Zyl



Have a girls’ night out and drink cocktails around the city.

See what else you can get up to this weekend.

Explore Cape Town’s freshest finds


Loved discovering this?  Make sure you get our popular weekly newsletter. Follow and like us on TwitterFacebookLinkedInInstagramPinterest for updates.

Cape Town Events Calendar
September 2023
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Camissa Gospel Tours Listen, connect and sing along at ...

Join a Sunday service with Camissa’s Gospel Tour + connect with culture

Makers Landing live jazz FridaysWinter experiences at the V&A ...

Live jazz, date ideas, themed markets in the Waterfront

Mardouw Country HouseHow to have an unforgettable 40th, 50th ...

Private chef and 3-course meals at a 5-suite manor

Sotano Restaurant burger specialBest burger special at Sotano every ...

Share this 2-for-1 deal with a friend or eat both lamb burgers yourself

Amina Boutique Hotel You can now book out this entire hotel ...

Infrared sauna, pool, special art, stunning rooms

Cederkloof Botanical outdoor jacuzziWe just found our next place for a ...

Cederkloof: Cottages with jacuzzi + house with pizza oven

Bombay BrasserieSumptuous Indian set menu for two

10 unique dishes (and MCC) at Bombay Brasserie

Excentric Hair5 ways to transform your hair (with ...

Give your locks some love or change them completely

Rose's Table pop up dining experienceIntimate fine dining in an art gallery

A long-table experience with food, music, wine and art

Cheverells FarmGo for a drive to this apple farm in ...

From fresh food to farm cottages and fine dining evenings

Woodstock Brewery burgersA brewery with food specials for every ...

Burgers, schnitzels + curry specials at Woodstock Brewery

Excentric Hair camera diagnosisHow healthy is your hair, really?

How to get a free diagnosis + R100 off your first visit

Cannibisters weed barCape Town’s very own cannabis club, ...

It's like your friend’s living room, just with 85 strains of weed

Taj Whiskey LoungeIntroducing the Whiskey Lounge

Tastings from around the world, guided by an ambassador

Char'd Grill meat appreciation platterMeat appreciation platter at a ...

3 cuts of meat, sizzling side dishes + epic mad-scientist experience

Char'd Grill tasting traysSpirit tastings and unique cuts at this ...

Bring out your inner mad scientist: experiment with unique spirits + meat cuts

Pear Tree cocktailsHolistic food + drink at this healthy ...

Sit under the trees and enjoy kombucha cocktails, vegan dishes + a sea view

Pear Tree HermanusUnconventional vegan dishes at this ...

From tofu tostadas and kombucha cocktails to MasterChef-level desserts

Milk on the Beach5 reasons to visit this beach-side ...

Never-ending summer of waffles, hotdogs, cocktails...

Waffle Shack by Milk on the BeachOur team’s top picks at the Waffle ...

Beach-side eatery is perfect for kids, adults and dogs alike

Sweet River Brewery ingredientsBook out this distillery for your next ...

Make your own at Distillers Union + get pizza

Food Jams cooking partyLaid-back, lekker, and loud team ...

Food Jams is a party where cooking is only half the fun

Festival of YellowThe Festival of Yellow, celebrating the ...

10+ roadtrips to see canola fields. Plus getaway giveaway

Islands on the River 2023Islands on the River is spring’s ...

4-day journey of music and connection at this festival

Cheverells FarmAll the seasons of Cheverells Farm

Apple picking in summer and winter stay special

Klein Roosboom tasting caveTaste wine in a cave

Boutique winery with 6 six cosy tasting nooks. Plus platters, picnics + trails

GiveawaysTravel Tips