8 Awesome Events to Discover in Cape Town this March

By Megan Millisky

Capetown South Africa is an adventure lover’s dream! This March, there are tons of festivals to liven up your journey. Discover concerts for almost every music genre happening across the city. Stop by a gin & tonic festival, a jazz festival, and much more!

1. Lighthouse Festival

Come to this exciting festival on the water! This electronic festival features eight artists, who will perform from February 29-March 1. The music will be performed outside the Slangkop Lighthouse.

Address: 45 Lighthouse Rd, Kommetjie, Cape Town, 7976, South Africa

2. Capetown Jazz Festival

March 27-28, celebrate jazz history at this incredible event! Taking place on five stages, artists from South Africa and around the world will perform their jazz hits.

Address: 1 Lower Long St Cape Town City Centre 8000 South Africa

3. Ram Fest

Rock out at this awesome metal festival! March 13, the show takes place at the Hillcrest Quarry. The full line-up will be announced shortly, so keep an eye out for your favorite metal bands!

Address: Tygerberg Valley Road, Durbanville, Cape Town, 7551, South Africa

4. Mama City Improv Fest

This improv comedy set will have you in stitches! This popular yearly event takes place from March 11-15. Local and international comedy troupes and individual comedians will take the stage.

Address: 44 Long St Cape Town City Centre Cape Town 8000 South Africa

5. Gin and Tonic Festival

Gin enthusiasts will want to sip their way through this festival! Listen to music on multiple stages, try delicious street food, and of course, try lots of gin and tonic! Join the fun on March 1.
Address: 375 Albert Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7915, South Africa

6. Corona Sunsets Festival

March 28, soak up the sunshine at this popular concert! Enjoy 12 hours of awesome acoustic and house music. Set on two stages, this show is sure to wow you.

Address: Glen Country Club, 3 Victoria Road, Clifton, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa

7. Durbanville Plaasfees

Enjoy a fun family day out at Durbanville Plassfees on March 14! The kids will be entertained with crafts, kids shows, and a children’s show. Adults will love the food carts, magic show, and performances by local musicians.
Address: Vissershok Rd, Durbanville, Cape Town, 7550, South Africa

8. Huawei Kday

Head to Meerendal Wine Estate for Cape Town’s biggest music event! March 7, attend the 15th Huawei Kday to dance to popular festival music. Bask in the sunshine at this family-friendly event!

Address: Vissershok Rd, Durbanville, Cape Town, 7550, South Africa

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