There is always something happening at the V&A Waterfront. We have found some great events for you and your family to enjoy for the next few months, so start planning your next visit.
Heritage Day: African Festival
Alter Concepts, an NPC based in Cape Town is celebrating this year’s heritage day with the general public, by hosting an African Festival at the V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre. A day filled with entertainment from dancers, singers, rappers, poets, life coaching speeches, and a brass band, integrating other talents and cultures across Africa, showcasing our diversity in arts, music, and cultures.
Date: 24 September 2018 | Time: 12h30 – 14h00 | Venue: Amphitheatre | Tickets: Free
Zeitz MOCAA: One-year birthday celebration
Explore the museums of the V&A Waterfront in a new light, after dark.
Museums will be open from 5 pm until 10 pm, offering free admission to the public, with a number of other attractions offering half-price admission. The museum exhibitions are supported by an exciting programme of performances and walkabouts.
Date: 27 September 2018 | Time: 17h00 – 22h00 | Venue: Throughout the Property | Tickets: Free
Blessing of the Fishing Fleet
The Portuguese Cultural and Welfare Centre of Cape Town will hold its annual Blessing of the Fishing Fleet Festival for 2018. The day begins with Holy Mass at 10:30 am followed by the blessing of the fleet at noon. Food stalls, a beer garden, and live entertainment will be on offer from 13h00.
Date: 7 October 2018 | Time: TBC | Venue: Jetty 2
Cape Town International Film Market & Festival
International Film Festival with various activities taking place at tenancies and exhibition on North Wharf for the industry.
Date: 08 – 13 October 2018 | Time: TBC | Venue: North Wharf | Tickets: Free
Waterfront Canal Challenge
Date: 13 October 2018 | Time: TBC | Venue: Battery Park, Canal District | Tickets: Free
Lighted Boat Parade
Date: 13 October 2018 | Time: 20h00 – 22h00 | Venue: Harbour | Tickets: Free
Cape Town International Boat Show
Now in its 18th year, the Cape Town International Boat Show is set to continue its legacy as the leading international boat show and luxury lifestyle event on the African continent showcasing products and services from premier industry suppliers brought to you by Messe Frankfurt. The annual Cape Town International Boat show, set against the backdrop of the beautiful Mother City, is South Africa’s premier boating and luxury lifestyle event. The show brings together a display of the world’s finest yachts, catamarans, and exotic boats; family fun and water sports activities. The show will take place from 19-21 October 2018 at the V&A Waterfront.
Date: 19 – 21 October 2018 | Time: 09h00 – 17h00 | Venue: North Wharf & V&A Marina | Tickets: R120 pp
Observe the Sun, the Moon, and other heavenly bodies through an array of telescopes provided by the Cape Centre of the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa and learn more about our fascinating universe. Weather permitting.
Date: 20 November 2018 | Time: 15h00 – 21h30 | Venue: Pierhead | Cost: Free
Galileo Open Air Cinema
The Galileo Open Air Cinema welcomes you to a magical movie experience of cinematic delights, tantalizing treats and breath-taking scenery under a canopy of stars.
Date: 26 October 2018 | Time: Doors open at 18h00, movie starts 20h15 | Venue: Battery Park | Cost: R89 – R175 | Tickets: http://thegalileo.co.za/buy-tickets/
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One Destination, 6 Unbelievable Experiences
There is no one way to explore all of the Cape Town Big 6, and much of what makes each of them so special is the variety of things to see and do at each. So if possible, take your time to explore each of the city’s most visited tourist attractions in as much depth as possible – as any local will tell you, you can spend a lifetime at each of the Big 6 and still not tire of them. Find the 3 and 4-day itineraries and tips here.