Over Easter weekend, Cape Town will be brimming with festivities and celebrations. Whilst you’re in the Mother City, why not make the most of your time in by exploring a bit? Cape Town has so much to offer, from beautiful beaches and epic mountain ranges, to a fantastic art and design scene and world-class cuisine.
Here’s a look at some of the best events and deals taking place this Easter, and a few ideas for things to do while you’re in Cape Town. Keep an eye on this page for updates; we’ll add events as they are announced!
What better way to celebrate Easter Sunday than with a family-fun movie, jumping castles, face painting, balloon artists and, of course, an Easter Egg hunt! The Galileo Open Air Cinema will be holding their annual Easter screening at Kelvin Grove on 21 April showing the much-loved family-friendly film, Hop.
When: Sunday, 21 April; 4-9 pm
The Cape Town Big 6 represents the perfect combination of dramatic scenic beauty, enthralling history and exhilarating activities that have come to define this beautiful corner of South Africa. Cape Point, Groot Constantia, Kirstenbosch, Robben Island Museum, Table Mountain Cableway and V&A Waterfront are the iconic destinations that form the core of the true Cape Town experience, and a trip to the city will not be complete without a visit to each Big 6 attraction.
Ever wanted to dive with sharks or seals? How about horse-riding on the beach? Wine-tasting? Eat, drink, and be merry? Take a look at our bucket list for 2018, and get cracking on those Cape Town goals!
If you want to get a real glimpse of how the locals live, venture out to some of the characterful neighbourhoods outside of the city. Durbanville is known for its wine valley and mountain biking tracks, Kalk Bay has vintage shopping galore, Khayelitsha offers interesting art tours and Langa has a rich history being the second oldest township in the country. For a teaser into what Cape Town’s different neighbourhoods offer, watch the Love Cape Town Neighbourhoods Video Series here and decide which area would suit your interests best.
Check out our Events Calendar for more.
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