Events in March | Cape Town 2019

Looking for the best Cape Town Events in March for expats and visitors? You will find out here what's on in Cape Town in March with lots of tips regarding Cape Town festivals, what to do and what to see in the Mother City this autumn.

Cape Town carnival

Here are our recommendations for some of the best events in Cape Town. Enjoy your time in Cape Town and have a fabulous month of March!

Make sure to visit any of the numerous harvest festivals, admire the colourful costumes at the parade of the magical Cape Town carnival or get sporty! In March several big sporting events take place, some of them not for the faint-hearted. The 8-day Cape Epic is a major event attracting international riders and spectators. In the annual Cape Town cycle race amateurs compete with the best of professional cyclists from around the world.  And remember, Thursday 21 March 2019 is a public holiday: Human Rights Day. So a great long weekend ahead, start planning...

Here we have pre-selected event highlights for this month. Yes, Cape Town rocks!

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Cape Town Events in March 2019

Woza Albert

  • Comedy Show 
  • Until 2 March 2019
  • Baxter Theatre Cape Town
  • Tickets: From R100. More info.

K-Day Concert

  • Open-air music concert
  • 2 March 2019 
  • Durbanville: Meerendal Wine Estate 
  • Tickets: R300. More info.

Ultra South Africa

  • Electronic music festival
  • 1 - 2 March 2019
  • Ostrich Farm Cape Town
  • Tickets: From R650. More info.

Cape Town Motor Show

  • Car and motor exhibition
  • 2 - 3 March 2019
  • Grand West Complex in Cape Town
  • Tickets: From R120. More info.

Kirstenbosch Concerts 

  • Summer concert series
  • Sunday 3/10/17/24/31 March 2019
  • Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
  • Tickets: From R125 at webtickets. More info.

Zabalaza Theatre Festival

  • Theatre Festival 
  • 8 - 16 March 2019
  • Baxter Theatre Cape Town
  • Tickets: R50. More info.

Richard III

  • Open-air theatre 
  • Until 9 March 2019
  • Maynardville Park in Wynberg
  • Tickets: From R130. More info.

Gospel Classics

  • Open-air performance 
  • 10 March 2019
  • Maynardville Park in Wynberg
  • Tickets: R120. More info.

Cape Town Cycle Tour

  • World's largest timed race
  • 10 March 2019
  • Cape peninsula, Greenpoint
  • Free entrance for viewers. More info.

Chicago - The Musical

  • Musical
  • 15 March 2019 - 14 April 2019
  • Artscape Theatre Arena, CBD 
  • Tickets: From R200. More info.

Cape Town Carnival

  • Street Carnival
  • 16 March 2019
  • Cape Town: Greenpoint
  • Tickets: Seated Area from R350. More info here.

Kamers/Makers

  • Annual Craft & Gift Market 
  • 16 - 19 March 2019
  • Cape Town: Jan v. Riebeek HS
  • Tickets: From R80. More info.

Cape Epic

  • Sports event
  • 17 - 24 March 2019 
  • Across the Cape
  • More info.

Human Rights Day

  • Public holiday
  • 21 March 2019 
  • City centre concert - tbc
  • Free entry. More info.

Rock on the Lawns - The Cure

  • Open-air music concert 
  • 21 March 2019
  • Cape Town: Kenilworth Racecourse
  • Tickets: R495. More info.

Best of Both

  • Piano morning concert 
  • 27 March 2019
  • Baxter Theatre Cape Town
  • Tickets: R43. More info.

Ed Sheeran in concert

  • Music concert 
  • 27 and 28 March 2019
  • Cape Town stadium
  • Tickets: From R395. More info.
Shekhinah - Cape Town Jazz Festival 2019

Cape Town Jazz Festival

  • Annual music festival
  • 29 - 30 March 2019 
  • Cape Town International Convention Centre, CBD
  • Free concert on 27 March! More info.

Earth Hour

  • Worldwide event
  • 30 March 2019 
  • citywide lights will be turned off 20h30-21h30
  • More info.

Galileo | Open-air movies

  • Open-air movies
  • Throughout March 2019
  • various locations
  • Tickets: From R89. More info here.

Open Streets Festival

  • Community event in Eisleben Road
  • 31 March 2019
  • Mitchells Plain (please check link)
  • Free all-day-event. More info.

Events in March | Cape Winelands Events

Hands-on-Harvest

  • Wine festival 
  • 1 - 3 March 2019
  • Robertson Wine Valley
  • Tickets: From R230. More info.

Starlight Classics

  • Open-air musical concert
  • 1 and 2 March 2019
  • Somerset West: Vergelegen Wine Estate
  • Tickets: R270. More info.

Veuve Clicquot Polo 2019

  • Lifestyle event
  • 2 March 2019
  • Paarl: Val de Vie Estate
  • Tickets: R380. More info.

Piano and Strings from the USA

  • Musical concert
  • 4 March 2019
  • Stellenbosch: Victoria Street
  • Tickets: R110. More info.

The Lion & The Witch & The Wardrobe

  • Children's Theatre
  • Until 2 March 2019
  • Somerset West: Playhouse Theatre
  • Tickets: From R100. More info.

Stellenbosch Street Soirees

  • Wine and food festival
  • 21 March 2019
  • Stellenbosch centre
  • Tickets: free. More info. 

Events in March | Further Afield | Cape Town with Kids

Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK)

  • Arts festival
  • 21 - 27 March 2019
  • Oudtshoorn: various locations
  • Tickets: From 130. More info. 

Knysna Literary Festival

  • Arts Festival
  • 8 - 10 March 2019
  • Knysna: Thesen Island
  • Tickets: R220. More info.

If you know about other great Cape Town events in March 2019 we should add here, please contact us. 


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