Gearing for the Mother City
South Africa’s number one tourist attraction and legislative capital is Cape Town. Coordinated and set up under the Dutch East India Company, this city is known for some of its magnificent landmarks such as the Cape Point and Table Mountain. The city celebrates enjoyable events throughout the year, with each festival highlighting the classy capital.
A day after New Year, flights to Cape Town halt at the Cape Town International Airport, as passengers come from across the world to attend a series of upcoming events, including the magnificent Minstrels Carnival held the very same day. This gala involves funky get-ups, street entertainment and food to give you the true flavor of the city.
Following that is the world premier horse race, called L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate. Featuring the rich and famous from around the seven continents, this popular sporting event fascinates its spectators. Besides horses, the city holds the Cape to Rio Yacht Race for yachting-enthusiasts, leading a direct line from Cape Town to Rio de Janerio.
In the month of February, there is a three-day musical event along the banks of the River Breede. This event, called Up the Creek Music Festival is about partying, bathing in the sun and swimming in the cool water. Cheap tickets to Cape Town’s festival are a fight, for the availability is minimum and intimidation maximum.
For athletes and fans of the African history, the Nelson Mandela 27 for Freedom Race is luring. It is a tribute to Mandela’s 27 years spent in jail for political reasons. It’s the race of commemoration!
Cape Town also referred to as the Mother City organizes a fascinating event between nations world-wide, to compete over the best fireworks display. Synchronized with music and other events, the Dunhill Symphony of Fire is a breath-taker. This event is held in April, when the weather fits just right to go outdoors and watch the city sparkle.
For people planning their wedding, there couldn’t be a more dreamy vacation. April is about Cape Town’s Wedding Festival. Organizers arrange everything from photographers to dress designers- there’s no compromising on your big day!
For the kids, there’s a fun-filled event in July called Disney on Ice. Experience the magical world of Tinkle Bell into Pixie Hollow, The Toy Story Bedroom and so much more! Don’t miss on the underwater attraction- Aerial’s Kingdom. Book in advance and get cheap flight deals, economic accommodation and a perfect trip for you and your family!
The simple yet elegant festival of Wine on a River in Roberston is the most passionate event of the season. One experiences the flavors of up to 300 wine samples, with olives, cheese, chocolates...a whole picnic in the valley! This gala is the attraction of October, along with other events such as Rose and Art Show of Montagu and of course, the Halloween parties by the end of the month.
The Obz Festival of Arts in December is about crafts, drinks and feasts! There are intercultural dialogues and professional art communities that give a platform to young talents.
Air flights to the city are packed during the end of the year, where people craze for the night life and entertainment along the dazzling Adderley Street Market.