If you’re looking for activities and events in South Africa’s Western Cape for the December holidays, we’ve compiled a list of events from night life in Cape Town to food festivals across the Cape. Along with these vibrant cultural events we’ve listed our accommodations in the area. Check out the wonders that the Cape’s festive season has to offer.
The Cape Town Festival of Beer
Hosted at Hamilton’s Rugby Club in Green Point, Cape Town, The Cape Town Festival of beer plays host to over 200 beers from over 60 breweries both international and local. A celebration of brewing cultural it is any beer connoisseur’s dream tasting experience in South Africa’s Mother City of Cape Town. Enjoy this weekend experience from 30 November 2018 – 2 December 2018 near the V&A water front. More info.
Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival
Set on the grounds of the Huguenot Monument in Franschhoek, the Cap Classique & Champagne Festival is one of South Africa’s premier social events. Presented by Sanlam Private Wealth come and enjoy the taste of South Africa’s finest Sparkling Wine prepared in the traditional French “Methode Champenoise”. This year’s theme is a black and white dress code. Join the Experience from 1 – 2 December 2018. More info.
Adderley Street Festival of Lights
As far as free family events with amazing sights go, the Adderley Street Festival of Lights features a grand display as the entire street is lit up with festive lights on the 1st Sunday of December. Featured acts include “Dr Victor and the Rasta Rebels” and “Kwesta”. Experience a unique display of the dynamics that make up South African Culture. 2nd December 2018.
Darling Summer Beer Festival
The small town of Darling, Just north of Cape Town hosts the annual Darling Summer Beer Festival at its local “Darling Brewery”. Showing off the brews of seven local breweries offering a gin bar, a variety of food stands and 3 live band performances, this event is a great option for spending a day out in a small town of the Cape. 16 December 2018. More Info.
Shimmy Beach Club December Residency
If the night life is what you seek, Shimmy Beach Club is Cape Town’s premier night club set on the V& A Waterfront. During the December period Shimmy offers weekly performances of 2 of South Africa’s top Electronic artists, Gold Fish and Black Coffee! More Info
Goldfish: 9, 16, 23, 26, 29 December and 4 January.
Black Coffee 14, 21, 28 December and 5 January.
Check out our accommodations available in Cape Town from affordable back packers to eloquent 5 star Boutique Guest Houses.
Never@Home backpackers in Green Point
Søvn Experience+Lifestyle Boutique Guest House in Camps Bay
Taylor’s Place Self Catering House in Durbanville
Author: Sebastian Bergman – Account Executive Hotel Stays Africa