Events in March | Cape Town 2020

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 while in the annual Cape Town cycle race amateurs compete with the best of professional cyclists from around the world.  And remember, Saturday 21 March 2020 is a public holiday: Human Rights Day. So many exciting events and lovely weekends 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 2020

Iconic

  • Musical concert
  • Until 8 March 2020
  • Grandwest
  • Tickets: R140. More info.

The Producers

  • Musical comedy
  • Until 7 March 2020
  • Camps Bay: Theatre on the Bay
  • Tickets: From R180. More info.

Cape Town Comedy Festival

  • Comedy Show 
  • 1 - 8 March 2020
  • Artscape Theatre Cape Town
  • More info.

Kirstenbosch Concerts 

  • Summer concert series
  • Sunday 3/10/17/24/31 March 2020
  • Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
  • Tickets: From R125 at webtickets. More info.

Cape Town Motor Show

  • Car and motor exhibition
  • 7 - 8 March 2020
  • Grand West Complex in Cape Town
  • Tickets: From R120. More info.

K-Day Concert

  • Open-air music concert
  • 7 March 2020
  • Durbanville: Meerendal Wine Estate 
  • Tickets: R320. More info.

Cape Town Cycle Tour

  • World's largest timed cycle race
  • 8 March 2020
  • Cape peninsula, Greenpoint
  • More info.

Danger in the Dark

  • Musical 
  • 9 - 28 March 2020
  • Baxter Theatre Cape Town
  • Tickets: From R110. More info.

Tribute to Eric Clapton

  • Musical Concert
  • 13 March 2020
  • Artscape Theatre Cape Town
  • Tickets: R150. More info.

Kamers/Makers

  • Annual Craft & Gift Market 
  • 16 - 19 March 2019
  • Cape Town: Jan v. Riebeek HS
  • Tickets: R70/R100. More info.

The Last Five Years

  • Theatre performance
  • 18 March 2020 - 4 April 2020
  • Baxter Theatre in Rondebosch
  • Tickets: From R100. More info.

Human Rights Day

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

Cape Town Carnival

  • Street Carnival
  • 21 March 2020
  • Cape Town: Greenpoint
  • Tickets: Seated Area from R350. More info here.

The Property Show

From God

  • Musical
  • 22 March 2020
  • Artscape Theatre Arena, CBD 
  • Tickets: R80. More info.

SANDT Grand Gala

  • Ballet and dance performance
  • 24 March 2020
  • Cape Town: Opera House
  • Tickets: From R150. More info.

Lighthouse Family

  • Music concert 
  • 24 March 2019
  • Cape Town: Grand West Arena
  • Tickets: From R425. More info.

Asili

  • Fusion music | Matinée
  • 25 March 2020
  • Cape Town: Baxter Theatre
  • Tickets: R43. More info.

Fidelio In Concert

  • Opera performance 
  • 27 - 29 March 2020
  • Artscape Theatre Cape Town
  • Tickets: From R100. More info.

Cape Town Jazz Festival

  • Annual music festival
  • 27 - 28 March 2020 
  • Cape Town International Convention Centre, CBD
  • Free concert still tba! More info.

Open Streets Festival

  • Community event 
  • 31 March 2020
  • Mitchells Plain (please check link)
  • Free all-day-event. More info.

Events in March 2020 | Cape Winelands Events 2020

Hands-on-Harvest

  • Wine festival 
  • 28 February - 1 March 2020
  • Robertson Wine Valley
  • More info.

A Street Car named Desirée

  • Theatre performance
  • 13 - 21 March 2020
  • Somerset West: Playhouse Theatre
  • Tickets: From R120. More info.

Galileo | Open-air movies

  • Open-air movies
  • Throughout March 2020
  • various locations
  • Tickets: From R109. More info here.

Cape Epic

  • Sports event
  • 15 - 22 March 2020
  • Across the Western Cape
  • More info.

Earth Hour

  • Worldwide event
  • 28 March 2020
  • citywide lights will be turned off 20h30-21h30
  • More info.

Veuve Clicquot Polo 2020

  • Lifestyle event
  • 1 March 2020 
  • Paarl: Val de Vie Estate
  • More info.

Events in March | Further Afield | Cape Town with Kids

Knysna Literary Festival

  • Arts Festival
  • 6 - 8 March 2020
  • Knysna: Thesen Island
  • Tickets: R220. More info.

Cape Getaway Show

  • Family Lifestyle & Travel Festival
  • 6 - 8 March 2020
  • Stellenbosch: Sandringham
  • Tickets: R100. More info.

National Arts Festival (KKNK) - Cancelled!!!

  • Arts festival
  • 23 - 29 March 2020
  • Oudtshoorn: various locations
  • Tickets: From 130. More info. 

If you know about other great Cape Town events in March 2020 we should add here, please contact us. 

Disclaimer: This listing has been set only for personal information purposes.  Always double check dates, times and tickets with the event organisers. We do not take any responsibility in regards to this listing including information about cancelled and postponed events or any other changes to events. Any costs and liabilities resulting from participation in any event are at your own risk. Therefore we always advise to buy tickets only at authorised ticket sellers or to contact the event organisers directly with any queries.


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