Cape Town Events 2019

In our Cape Town events listing for 2019 you will find an events calendar with a listing of some of the best events for every month with lots of information and links to the event organiser. 

South Africa Public Holidays 2019


  • 1 January: New Year's Day
  • 21 March: Human Rights Day
  • 19 April: Good Friday
  • 21 April: Easter Sunday
  • 22 April: Family Day
  • 27 April: Freedom Day
  • 1 May: Workers' Day
  • 16 June: Youth Day
  • 17 June: Youth Day - public holiday on Monday
  • 9 August: Women's Day
  • 24 September: Heritage Day
  • 16 December: Day of Reconciliation
  • 25 December: Christmas Day
  • 26 December: Day of Goodwill

The Mother City of South Africa really rocks! Here included are the most important dates for the city so you can choose the best events for each month. There will great events and festivals happening in the Mother City for everyone. 

You will find so many attractions, places and annual festivals worth a visit such as the Cape Wine Festivals or the various annual music events such as the Jazz Festival or the Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts. 

And the ExpatCapeTown Event Calendar is the only place where you will find a comprehensive event listing for Cape Town's expat communities. Have a great time in the Mother City!

Your Guide to the Best Events in Cape Town

Expat Cape Town Events Calendar: What's on in 2019

If you are looking for some special interest events, we recommend you browse our events listing below:

Where to buy event tickets?

There are several big event publishers selling tickets to major events. Some of the South African events ticketing sites are:

  • www.computicket.co.za
  • www.quicket.co.za
  • www.webtickets.co.za
  • www.nutickets.co.za
  • www.itickets.co.za

Please watch this space as more info about next year's events will come up during the next weeks. Do you know of an event in the Cape Town area which we should add and mention on our events guide? Please contact us and share your info. Other expatriates in Cape Town will be grateful to hear a lecture, see a play or listen to music from their home countries too. Thanks a lot for your help in keeping our Cape Town events up-to-date. 

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