April Highlights in Cape Town


Happy Easter, Capetonians! We’ve got the low-down on what’s happening in the city… after you’ve filled up on chocolates and hot-cross buns, of course.

Here’s our guide to 10 of the best events happening in Cape Town this month.


April Morcheeba


The English electronic band formed in the mid-1990s by Skye Edwards (vocalist) and brothers Paul and Ross Godfrey. They mix influences from trip hop, rock, folk-rock and downtempo, and have produced 8 albums since 1995, selling over 10 million copies.

When: 6 April 2018
Where: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Tickets: Book Now


April Funderland


An 11 day interactive showcase of everything child-friendly, from illusion, mystery and magic to music and dance, through to high-tech computers and gaming. It features activities such as bubble soccer, cooking fun, and drone racing, as well as family-friendly stage performances and exhibitors.

When: 29 March to 7 April 2018
Where: GrandWest Casino & Entertainment World, 1 Jakes Gerwel Dr, Goodwood
Tickets: Book Now


April Carlos Santana

The multi-Grammy award-winning Latin rock musician returns to Cape Town as part of his Divination Tour, with special guests Mango Groove. Having sold over 100 million records to date Santana has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and is listed in the top 20 greatest guitarists of all time by Rolling Stone Magazine.

When: 11 April 2018
Where: Cape Town Stadium, Fritz Sonnenberg Rd, Green Point
Tickets: Book Now


April Whisky Live

A showcase of luxury whiskies from local to international brands, including Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky, Dewar’s, The Macallan, Jack Daniels and more. Ticket cost includes a tasting glass, 16 tasting vouchers and a bottle of Consol Still Water.

When: 12 to 14 April 2018
Where: The Lookout, V&A Waterfront
Tickets: Book Now


April Zip Zap

Zip Zap’s first production of 2018 sees antics of wheel-y wizardry woven into a celestial celebration of aerial artistry, performed by the Zip Zap students.

When: 20 to 22 April 2018
Where: Zip Zap Circus School Dome, Founders Garden, Jan Smuts St, CBD, Cape Town
Tickets: Book Now


Austin Powers

A screening of the spy action comedy classic Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. Guests can enjoy a picnic while watching a popular film on a big screen set against the backdrop of the Stellenbosch mountains, under the stars.

When: 28 April 2018
Where: Spier Wine Farm, R310, Stellenbosch
Tickets: Book Now


Pizza Wine Fest

Vergenoegd Estate presents a two-day festival which features a huge selection of top pizza and wine pairings accompanied by live music. Each ticket includes a complimentary tasting glass and five tasting coupons. The event takes place on the lawn and includes complimentary candy floss and entertainment for the kids. Additional coupons are available on the day.

When: 21 & 22 April 2018
: Vergenoegd Wine Estate, Stellenbosch
: Book Now or enter our competition here.


April Afrikaburn

Participants come together to create art, with elaborate structures, costume, performance, theme camps, music, mutant vehicles and more. The touchstone of value in the event’s culture is always immediacy: experience before theory, moral relationships before politics, survival before services, roles before jobs, ritual before symbolism, work before vested interest, participant support before sponsorship.

When: 23 to 29 April 2018
Where: Tankwa Town, Karoo
Tickets: Book Tickets


die reuk van appels


Based on Mark Behr’s award-winning novel, the on-stage drama takes place in summer 1973. Apartheid flourishes, Eddie Barlow’s cricket team is busy beating England at Newlands, the Americans begin to tighten their belts against the Communists in Vietnam, and in the Cape, eleven-year-old Marnus is learning what humanity and manhood means. A shocking discovery breaks through the surface, and changes his everyday life, irrevocably.

When: 27 & 28 April 2018
Where: Artscape Arena, Artscape Theatre Centre, D.F. Malan St, Foreshore, Cape Town
Tickets: Book Now


April SA Cheese Festival

The biggest outdoor culinary event in the Cape, offering a diverse selection of cheeses from well-known brands to unique artisanal varieties and complementary products like superb wines, spicy preserves, fresh fruit, indigenous teas and exotic drinks.

When: 27 to 29 April 2018
Where: Sandringham Farm, Stellenbosch
Tickets: Book Now

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