Mama Magic Baby Expo
Mamas, papas and babas! Get ready for the largest parenting and baby exhibition this side of the equator. They say it takes a village to raise a child, and at the annual Mama Magic Baby Expo, an entire community of exhibitors and experts will be on hand to help new and expecting parents find everything they need to keep their little ones healthy and happy.
1 – 3 November @ 9am – 6pm
FREE – R50pp
Cape Town International Convention Centre, Tel: (021) 410 5000
SA Vodka Festival in Cape Town
Celebrate this lively spirit at a first-time fiesta at the V&A Waterfront. First it was whisky, then brandy came along and now it’s time for Eastern Europe’s karate water to enjoy its time in the spotlight: get ready for the inaugural SA Vodka Festival
30 October – 1 November @ 5pm till late
R150 – R3800
The Lookout, Granger Bay, V&A Waterfront, Tel: (021) 838 1889
Celebrating a special Cape community
Village Day Celebrations of Maitland Garden Village also lovingly known as the ‘Village’ – is hosting its annual outdoor Village Day Celebration.
1 – 3 November
R5 – R10
Garden Village, Maitland, Tel: 071 6020626
Cape Classic Car Show International
Plenty of food stalls, funfair for kids, Brackenfell Drum Majorettes, Pipe & Drums of Cape Field Artillery band and Military Display.
3 November @ 9am – 4pm
Jan Burger Sports Complex, De Grendel Road, Parow
The Mzansi Cape Town Salsa Festival
The four-day fiesta features a dream line-up of events sure to delight anyone interested in cha-cha slides and racy rumbas. Alongside more than 40 workshops with top local and international salsa specialists, the festival also includes performances by dedicated dancers, showcases by DJs and, of course, great parties where attendees can give their hips a workout.
Until 3 November @ 9am until late
R300 – R2000
The River Club, Liesbeek Parkway, Observatory, Tel: 083 3507969
Cape Town International Kite Festival
See the skies fill up with colourful characters and kites at this fun-filled charity celebration in Muizenberg! Billed as the largest annual event of its kind in Africa, the high-flying extravaganza attracts over 20,000 visitors each year, including some of the biggest names in kiting, both internationally and locally. Even more importantly though, the calendar highlight provides Cape Mental Health with much-needed funds to continue offering free support and services to communities and individuals with intellectual and psychiatric disabilities.
2 & 3 November @ 10am – 6pm
R10 – R20
Zandvlei Picnic Area, Off Row & Axminster Road, Muizenberg, Tel: (021) 447 9040
Complimentary Wine Tastings
Every Monday (10, 17 & 24 June) @ 6pm – 7pm
The Garden Lounge, Vineyard Hotel & Spa, Tel: (021) 686 2331