Cape Town Events Guide – 26Feb

Tyger Run

27 February

The three “Tygers” – TygerBurger, Tygerberg 104fm and Tyger Valley Centre – have joined hands once again to host this year’s Tyger Run.

Organisers have asked participants to bring along a new soft toy to the race, which will be handed out to the young patients getting treatment at TygerBear.

Entry forms at Rondebosch, West Coast Shopping Centre and Tygervalley Shopping Centre Sportsmans Warehouse.

21.1km – 06h00 │10km – 06h30 │5km – 07H30T

Tyger Valley Centre (Parking lot next to Engen Garage).



27 & 28 February

This year marks the 13th national CANSA Shavathon, Various Shoppng Centres hav collaborated with the cause and encourage shoppers to pledge their support by opting to shave, spray or stencil their hair. Bring your friends and family to join in solidarity of Cancer survivors. The full proceeds will be donated to CANSA

9AM – 3PM

The Shavathon will take place at the following venues: Waterfront, Blue Route Mall, Bayside Mall, Canal Walk, Cape Gate Mall, Zevenwacht Mall, Golden Acre and Tygervalley.

Adults: R50 | under 12 years-R25



Cape Argus Cycle Tour

Each year over 40,000 keen cyclists from hither and thither converge to partake in this epic 109km pedal. The scenic circular route starts in the City Centre, and snakes its way through the Southern Peninsula and past the Atlantic Coast before coming to an end in Green Point

Cape Peninsula

Early March



Cape Winelands Film Festival

This promising new festival, which shows award-winning short films, features and documentaries from across the globe, was inaugurated in 2009. The picturesque Oude Libertas Theatre outside Stellenbosch served as the home base, with other screenings at smaller venues throughout the town. Films were divided into categories: these ranged from world cinema to eco cinema, cinema of conscience and food on film, as well as a category for South African premieres.

Oude Libertas Amphitheatre, Stellenbosch

March Month

Tel & website: 021 809 7380/


Kirstenbosch Sundowner Concerts

Beat the Sunday blues with a few good bottles of wine and a sunset backdrop during the popular weekly Kirstenbosch sundowner concerts. These performances have become a summer institution among Capetonians, so get there early if you want a grassy patch from which to see hot local talents like Freshlyground, the Parlotones and Fokofpolisiekar.

Until April 2016

Rhodes Drive, Newlands, Tel: 021 799 8783


Cableway Sunset Special

The Cableway’s popular half-price sunset special returns, providing the opportunity to see spectacular sunsets atop Table Mountain at a discounted rate. Tickets are available online and at the lower cableway station ticket office.

Until 29 February

R 120 Adults | R 57.50 Children