December Highlights in Cape Town

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The festive season is here! But what to do, where to go? We’ve put together a guide to 10 of the best events happening in Cape Town this month.

December Evita

EVITA THE MUSICAL

Pieter Toerien and David Ian present the original West End and Broadway production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic award-winning musical. This professional adaptation is directed by Broadway director Hal Prince and stars South Africa’s own Jonathan Roxmouth as Che and Emma Kingston as Eva Peron.

Where: Artscape Theatre Centre, D.F. Malan St, Foreshore, Cape Town
When: 1 December 2017 to 7 January 2018
Tickets: Book Now

 

FHK Cap Classique & Champagne Festival

FRANSCHHOEK CAP CLASSIQUE & CHAMPAGNE FESTIVAL

The annual festival sees guests sipping on some of South Africa’s finest Méthode Cap Classiques (MCC). Guests spend the day socialising in the grand marquee as they sample some of the many local MCC’s and handpicked French champagne on offer, while mingling with the MCC producers.

Where
: Huguenot Monument, cnr Huguenot & Lambrechts Rds, Franschhoek
When: 2 to 3 December 2017
Tickets: Book Now

 

December Immortal

IMMORTAL – IMMERSIVE THEATRE

Standing O Immersive Experiences presents an immersive theatre production in which participants choose their own path as they step boldly into a mysterious new realm where every sense is engaged.

Where: Castle of Good Hope, Darling St & Buitenkant St, Foreshore, Cape Town
When: 7 December 2017 to 14 January 2018
Tickets: Book Now

 

December Texas

TEXAS LIVE IN KIRSTENBOSCH

The multi-platinum-selling Scottish alternative pop-rock band performs in South Africa for the first time ever this Summer. The tour promotes the latest album Jump On Board. Fans can expect to sing along to the band’s hits like Summer Son, I Don’t Want a Lover, Say What You Want, Halo, Everyday Now and Tell Me Why live in concert.

Where: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Rhodes Dr, Newlands, Cape Town
When: 8 December 2017
Tickets: Book Now

 

December Air Show

AFB LANGEBAANWEG AIR SHOW

The South African Air Force Silver Falcons (SAAFSF) celebrate 50 years of entertaining crowds all over the country at their home base, with an all-out Air Show in their honour. The event features a full complement of Air Force Aircraft and numerous Civilian Display Teams.

Where: Air Force Base Langebaan, Langebaanweg, Langebaan
When: 9 December 2017
Tickets: Book Now

 

Rugby Sevens

HSBC WORLD RUGBY SEVENS

The HSBC World Sevens Series returns to Cape Town, with sixteen of the best International Sevens Rugby teams taking part in this event. The audience can expect a day full of rugby, high energy entertainment and a fan fair of engaging activities. Prizes are awarded for best dressed and other activities.

Where: Cape Town Stadium, Fritz Sonnenberg Rd, Green Point, Cape Town
When: 9 & 10 December 2017
Tickets: Book Now

 

Carols by Candlelight

CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT

The annual event where guests enjoy a picnic on the estate’s Great Lawn before celebrating the joyful message of Christmas with carol singing and a Christmas pageant under the stars.

Where: Vergelegen Wine Estate, Lourensford Rd, Somerset West
When: 13 December 2017
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The Nutcracker

THE NUTCRACKER

The Artscape Theatre hosts a perennial favourite for the festive season The traditional version of this fairytale ballet brings to life the story of Clara, Fritz and their eccentric uncle Drosselmeyer. The ballet features dancers from Cape Town City Ballet, joined by a cast of Cape Town’s younger dancers.

Where: Artscape Theatre Centre, D.F. Malan St, Foreshore, Cape Town
When: 15 to 24 December 2017
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December PureGin

PUREGIN FESTIVAL

A day of artisanal gin, live music and vineyard views. Each ticket includes a picnic basket of your choice, tokens for two gin drinks and a branded glass. Local distilleries offer additional gin cocktails for purchase and prizes to the value of R35000 are also on offer.

Where: Asara Wine Estate & Hotel, Polkadraai Rd, Stellenbosch
When: 16 December 2017
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Picnic on Fire

PSYCHEDELIC THEATRE’S PICNIC ON FIRE

A night of flames, fire and nature is experienced when the Psychedelic Theatre performs its 11th Picnic on Fire show. The hour-long show includes music, fire breathers, dances with burning hula-hoops, palm candles and fire snakes.

Where: Afrikaans Language Monument, Gabbema Doordrift St, Paarl
When: 30 December 2017
Tickets: Book Now

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