The cooler weather is setting in but that shouldn’t stop you from exploring the Mother City. Here are the top events of the month of May at the Cape Town Big 7 attractions: Table Mountain Cableway, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Robben Island, V&A Waterfront, Cape Point, City Walk and Groot Constantia.
In the News: Explore the museums of the V&A Waterfront in a new light, after dark. After a successful pilot event in July 2016, Museum Night V&A Waterfront returns with two events scheduled for 2017, the first taking place on the night of Wednesday 28 June.
On 29 March, in celebration of International Piano Day, Ian Burgess-Simpson Pianos together with Table Mountain Cableway brought up music to the mountain for a once in a lifetime event; the handcrafted Shigeru Kawai grand piano was placed on the 12 Apostles Terrace on top of Table Mountain.
Earth Hour is an annual global event highlighting the environmental challenges facing our planet and is celebrated on the last Saturday in March for one hour from 20:30 pm to 21:30 pm local time. The V&A Waterfront is working with Sunshine Cinema, a solar-powered mobile cinema, to host their first solar-powered Earth Hour event on 25 March 2017.
If you find yourself at a loose end on a cold winters day in Cape Town, why not join one of the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens’ Family Winter Wonders Programme activities this School Holiday? Alternatively join a kid friendly guided garden walk that are offered free of charge – you are guaranteed to visit places in Kirstenbosch that you’ve never seen before.
It’s time for the winter school holidays and Cape Town is jam-packed with great events to keep the kids (and parents) busy. Here are our top things to do in Cape Town during the School Holidays: Table Mountain Cableway, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Robben Island, V&A Waterfront, Cape Point, City Walk and Groot Constantia …
In the news: ‘Museum Night’ concept extends to the historic sites of the V&A Waterfront, with seven museums in the precinct opening their doors FREE of charge to the general public on Thursday, 14 July.