Cape Town Events January 2018

Here are our recommendations for some of the best Cape Town Events January 2018. Check out our Cape Town events calendar below. Here, you will find many exciting Cape Town events January happening in the Mother City, which you will love to join. So enjoy summer time in Cape Town and have a fabulous start into the new year.

Celebrate the New Year 2018 in true Cape Town style when visiting the Mother City’s Minstrel Carnival. Colours abound and cheerfulness abound when the minstrel bands march through Cape Town’s city centre. Capetonians in beautiful bright fancy costumes are cheered by their many fans, locals as well as tourists who will enjoy the festivities either along Adderley Street or in Greenpoint.

What's on in Cape Town in January 2018?

There are many other great Cape Town events in January 2017 you can enjoy while visiting or living in Cape Town. The choice is overwhelming from colourful festivals to sporting events to the many magical musical shows or concerts. And do not forget to visit the beaches. Click here for Cape Town’s blue flag beaches.

 Cape Town, City Center: Tweede Nuwe Jaar Minstrel Carnival. 2 January 2018. Popular march through the city starts at 1pm. Please be aware of the many street closures.

• Cape Town, Baxter Theatre: Funny you should say that. 22 January 2018 - 3 February 2018. Comedy Show with Stuart Taylor. Tickets: From R80. More info.

• Cape Town, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens: Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts. 1/7/14/21/28 January 2018. With popular South African and international bands. Tickets: From R125. Concessions available. More info.

• Cape Town, Kenilworth: L'Ormarins Queens Plate. 5 - 6 January 2018. Prestigious Cape Town horse race. General Access: From R350. Booking at Computicket.

• Cape Town, Cape Town International Convention Centre: Viennese New Year Concert. 6 January 2018. With the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra. More info here.

• Cape Town, Artscape Theatre: Cinderella on Ice. 10 - 28 January 2018. Ice show by the Imperial Ice Stars. Tickets: From R95. More info.

• Cape Town, Maynardville Open Air Theatre: Symphonic Shakespeare. 18 - 20 January 2018. Shakespeare's masterpieces to the tunes of Tchaikovsky, Nicolai and others. Tickets: From R150. More info.

• Cape Town, Kenilworth: Sun Met Horserace. 27 January 2018. Previously called the J & B Met is the most prestigious horse racing event in Cape Town. This year's theme: Style ahead of the Field. General Access: R200. More info or see more info on last year's event here.

• Cape Town, various locations. Galileo Open Air Cinema. Throughout January 2018. Tickets: From R89. Booking at Computicket or see more info here.

More Cape Town Events January 2018

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More info on Cape Town Events January can be found on the Computicket website:, where you can find more info on location and pricing and can make your bookings. Photo Credit: Cape Town Minstrels Carnival Association

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