January

  • 1 January New Year’s Day (Public holiday) Nation wide
  • 2 January Tweede Nuwe Jaar
  • Cape Town – Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts – Read more
  • Cape Town – L’Ormarins Queens Plate: Read more
  • Harvest time in the winelands – towards end of January
  • Stellenbosch Wine Festival: Read more

February

  • Nation wide Super Rugby season starts
  • Cape Town – Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts
  • Harvest time throughout the winelands
  • Constantia Fresh: Read more
  • Cape Wine Auction: Read more

March

  • Cape Town – Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts
  • Harvest time in the winelands starts winding down
  • Cape Cycle Tour: Read more
  • Cape Town Carnival: Read more
  • Cape Town Big Band Jazz Festival: Read more
  • Human Rights Day – 21st March (Public holiday) Nation wide
  • Good Friday – 30th of March (Public holiday) Nation wide

April

  • 2nd April Family Day  (Public holiday) Nation wide
  • 2Oceans Marathon: Read more
  • Easter weekend
  • Klein Karoo: National Arts Festival – Read more
  • Elgin: Cool Wine and Country Food Festival
  • 27th of April Freedom Day  (Public holiday) Nation wide
  • Afrika Burn: Read more

May

  • 1 May Workers Day  (Public holiday) Nation wide
  • Swartland Olive festival: Read more
  • Franschhoek: Shiraz and Charcuterie
  • 13 May Mother’s Day

June

  • Grahamstown National Arts Festival – Read more
  • 16 June Youth Day  (Public holiday) Nation wide
  • 17 June Father’s Day Nation wide
  • Tulbagh – Christmas In June
  • Robertson Wacky Wine Weekend: Read more

July

  • 18 July Nelson Mandela Day – Nation wide
  • Franschhoek Bastille Festival – Read more
  • Knysna Oyster Festival (Garden Route) – Read more

August

  • 9th of August Women’s Day – (Public holiday) Nation wide
  • End of August – end September – West Coast Flowers Read more
  • Robertson Route 62 Meandor – Read more
  • Poetry in McGregor: Read more

September

  • Wellington – Pinotage on Tap – Read more
  • Hermanus – Flower festival
  • Hermanus – Whale Festival – Read more
  • Franschhoek – Uncorked: Read more
  • Paarl – Nederburg Auction: Read more
  • 24 September – Heritage Day in SA (Public holiday) Nation wide

October

  • Elgin – Chardonnay Colloquium: Read more
  • McGregor – Food & Wine Festival
  • Durbanville – Seasons of Sauvignon – Read more
  • Franschhoek – Art Festival – Read more
  • Robertson – Wine on the river: Read more
  • Cape Winemakers Guild Auction: Read more
  • Veritas Wine Awards – Read more
  • Plettenberg Bay – Wine and Bubbly Festival

November

  • Cape Town – Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts
  • SAB Bierfest
  • John Platter Wine Guide Announcements
  • Summer Festival – Jordan Wine Estate

December

  • Rugby 7’s: Read more
  • 16 December Day of Reconciliation – (Public holiday) Nation wide
  • Christmas eve & Christmas day lunches country-wide
  • Cape Town – Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts
  • Franschhoek – Champagne Festival
  • 26 December Boxing day –(Public holiday) Nation wide
  • New Year’s eve celebrations nation wide