The Ultimate Guide to Springtime Festivals in Cape Town

Cape Town

Discover the vibrant festivals and events happening this spring

1. Cape Town International Jazz Festival

Experience the best in local and international jazz talent over a two-day event. Held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, this festival guarantees an unforgettable musical journey.


2. Cape Town Carnival

Be mesmerized by the vibrant floats, costumes, and performances at the Cape Town Carnival. This celebration of African culture and creativity brings the streets of Cape Town to life.


3. Constantia Fresh Fine Wine and Food Festival

Indulge in delectable gourmet dishes and sample some of the finest wines produced in the region. This gastronomic festival in the picturesque Constantia Valley is a true delight for foodies.


4. Cape Town International kite Festival

Marvel at the kaleidoscope of colors as hundreds of kites take flight at the Cape Town International Kite Festival. This family-friendly event is a visual spectacle not to be missed.


5. Hermanus Whale Festival

Witness southern right whales in their natural habitat during the Hermanus Whale Festival. Alongside whale watching, enjoy live music, food stalls, and various entertaining activities.


6. Cape Town Pride Festival

Embrace inclusivity and celebrate diversity at the Cape Town Pride Festival. Enjoy colorful parades, parties, art exhibitions, and film screenings throughout the city.


7. Cape Town Electronic Music Festival

Immerse yourself in the energetic beats of electronic music at the Cape Town Electronic Music Festival. This three-day event showcases local and international talent.


8. Cape Town International Film Festival

Explore the world of cinema at the Cape Town International Film Festival. With a wide range of films from various genres and countries, this festival is a film lover's paradise.


9. Stellenbosch Wine Festival

Unwind and savor delightful wines at the Stellenbosch Wine Festival. Experience wine tastings, vineyard tours, and indulge in culinary delights paired perfectly with local wines.


10. Cape Town International Dance Festival

Witness the grace and skill of international dance troupes at the Cape Town International Dance Festival. From contemporary to traditional styles, this festival showcases the richness of dance.