What's On This Weekend: Our Top 4 Events

Here's a selection of our top 4 events in Cape Town and Johannesburg to keep you busy this weekend:

Cape Town

1. South African Cheese Festival

Spoil yourself this weekend with a ticket to the award winning South African Cheese Festival and discover an amazing selection of the best and unique cheeses, other cheese products and delicious preserves that perfectly complements cheese as well as supreme wine and gourmet food. This year, your ticket also gives you an entry into the draw for a brand new Chevrolet Utility 1.4 UTEForce bakkie, sponsored by Reeds Motor Group.

When: Friday, 28 April to Sunday, 30 April 2017 from 10:00am to 6:00pm daily. 
Where: Sandringham, Stellenbosch. Next to the N1, Stellenbosch turn-off (exit 39), between Cape Town and Paarl.
Cost: R160 per person per day, senior citizens R100, children under 13 years get in free, tickets are available at computicket outlets. No tickets will be sold at the gates.

2. The Noordhoek Crush Wine Festival

Noordhoek Farm Village will host its third annual family wine and food event Noordhoek Crush on Saturday. Sip, swirl and buy over 100 wines from 20 wine farms as well as three craft gins from 333 Distillery. Get your hands on a Tasting Passport and you’ll be sorted for drinks for the whole day. The Village Restaurants will also be waiving their corkage fees and there will also be plenty for the kids to do, so relax and enjoy the stunning setting!

When: Saturday, 29 April from 11am - 5pm.
Where: Noordhoek Farm Village, Village Ln & Noordhoek Mani rd, Goedehoop Estate
Cost: R150 for tasting passport which includes a wine glass, available at www.quicket.co.za

3. Decorex Cape Town

Fashionable fabrics, inspired interiors and wall-to-wall trendsetting décor will adorn the Cape Town International Convention Centre as Decorex Cape Town – co-sponsored by Plascon and Caesarstone – takes over the city. This year’s theme is: ‘Make your space your living dream’ and sees a focus on natural fabrics, energising tones and high-quality products encouraging the reclaiming of the home space as a sanctuary from the ever-busy and bustling lifestyle of the modern-day person. Click here to see what you can expect at this years Decorex.

When: 27th to 30th April, from 10:00am until 6:00pm
Where: Cape Town International Convention Centre, City Centre.
Cost: R95 pp.

4. Sharing Sundays at Gabriëlskloof Estate

When the celebrated restaurant at Gabriëlskloof Estate, situated outside Bot River, launched its winter Sharing Sundays last year, it unleashed a sensation. This year in addition to exciting changes, the darling menu format of gastronomes-in-the-know returns, now in a truly French tradition. Sharing Sundays is about shareable cuisine in the nostalgic tone of a traditional family feast. Early bookings are essential as space fills up rapidly. 

When: Sundays
Where: Gabriëlskloof Estate
Cost: R300 pp.



1. Karou Charou’s Comedy Showcase

If you’re looking for the best comedy in the city, then you definitely don’t want to miss seeing Karou Charou’s Comedy Showcase, taking place at the Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace this Saturday. It’s the ideal comedy show for the whole family.

When: Saturday at 19:30.
Where:Theatre of Marcellus, Emperors Palace, 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park
Cost: R120 per person, children under 10 and senior citizens over 65 pay R60, available at Computicket.

2. That 70s Fest

The 70s are making a comeback! Whether you grew up in the flower-power decade or wish you did, That 70s Fest is just the place to be if you want to experience this awesome era this weekend.

When: Saturday to Sunday from 09:00am to 5:00pm
Where: Tweefontein Melkery, Cloudy Road (off the R25), Ekhuruleni Agri-hub, Kempton Park
Cost: R200 per person, available at Quicket.

3.  Annual Afro Soul & Jazz Festival

Whether you love the soothing sounds of soul or jazz, or simply want to enjoy a day out with family and friends, then make sure you get your tickets to this year’s edition of the Afro Jazz & Soul Picnic Festival this Saturday.

When: Saturday from 12:00pm to 02:00am.
Where: Mehlareng Stadium, 539 Reverend R.T.J. Namane Drive, Teanong,
Cost: Between R150 and R500 per person, available at Computicket.

4. Sylvia’s Night Market 

Feel like indulging in the best foodie treats, getting a little inspiration while browsing through craft stalls, and enjoy a lineup of entertainment? Then head down to the first Sylvia’s Night Market of 2017 this Sunday.

When: Sunday
Where: Observatory Sports Club, 39 Fredrick Street, Observatory
Cost: Free