Cape Town Events 2018

Your Cape Town South Africa Events Calendar

In our Cape Town events listing for 2018 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. 

The Mother City of South Africa really rocks! Here included are the most important dates for the city and choose the best events for each month. There will be something on offer 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. 

So click on the month you want to get information on, choose your event and then have a great time in the Mother City:-)

South Africa Public Holidays 2018


  • 1 January: New Year's Day
  • 21 March: Human Rights Day
  • 30 March: Good Friday
  • 2 April: Family Day
  • 27 April: Freedom Day
  • 1 May: Workers' Day
  • 16 June: Youth Day
  • 9 August: Women's Day
  • 24 September: Heritage Day
  • 16 December: Day of Reconciliation
  • 25 December: Christmas Day
  • 26 December: Day of Goodwill

Expat Cape Town Events Calendar 2018

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

What's on in Cape Town?

  • Sports Events
  • Music Events 
  • Community Festivals
  • Arts and Culture
  • Expo & Conferences
  • Food Events

Where to buy tickets?

Our events listings will include information on where and when an event takes place and usually you will find with the listing some information where to buy tickets and how much the entrance fee is.

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

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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