What’s on Cape Town + Winelands 2018

  • What's on Cape Town 2018 | Winter Cape Town + Winelands | Events, festivals +showss

Hey all - winter 2018 is here and the school holidays are not far off. I have put together a list of fun family-friendly activities for you and your family to explore this winter season. With a variety of shows, festivals and excursions you will never lack ideas for family fun. 

What’s on Cape Town + Winelands

The Galileo Open Air Cinema, Willowbridge

What's on Cape Town 2018 | Winter Cape Town + Winelands | Events, festivals +showss

Willowbridge now offers cinema under the stars. The venue can be found at the back of the Shopping Centre, on a wonderful greenbelt. This December bring the whole family to enjoy the movie Brave. There will be plenty of food and fun things to do before the show, which starts after sunset. 

When: The movie Brave will be showing on 13 December 2018

Where: Willowbridge Shopping Centre, on the greenbelt behind the Centre

More Fun things to do at Willowbridge:

Child-friendly activities at Willowbridge this Festive Season:

Lego exhibition 10h00 – 15h00: 24 November 2018
Screening Of Brave on 13 December 2018: 1st 100 kiddies receive a Kiddiwinks Lego gift and meet Santa on the evening
Roaming Santa and Elf 10h00 – 15h00: 15 December – 23 December
Live Music 17h00 – 19h00: 15 December – 23 December

Kiddies & Pets welcome !! 

More Info: Galileo Open Air Cinema or Willowbridge Shopping Centre

Matilda the Musical - Cape Town

What's on Cape Town 2018 | Winter Cape Town + Winelands | Events, festivals +showss

Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. The story bursts onto the live stage and is a fun and entertaining family experience.

When: 11 December 2018 - 13 January 2019

Where: Cape Town Artscape Theatre

Contact: Artscape Theatre

Colour Run, Cape Town

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The Color Run South Africa is a favourite amongst many. This year the event will be the grandest yet. The Carnival Tour will be heading through the streets of Sea Point and Green Point Promenade on 10 November. Those Colour Runners who cross the finish line will be given exclusive medals when they enter the Festival Zone. Fun for the entire family!

When: 10 November 2018

Where:  Sea Point/Green Point Promenade

Contact: For more information visit The Colour Run, Cape Town

Discover the wonderful world of Disney on Ice 2018, Cape Town

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Disney on Ice presents Dream Big.  Believing is just the beginning when the empowering tales of eight Disney Princesses – Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Tiana, Jasmine, Aurora and Snow White embark on incredible adventures.

When: 11-15July 2018

Where: GrandWest Casino

More information: http://bit.ly/DOIWithKids

Be on top of the world - Cableway Kidz Season, Cape Town 2018

Explore the natural beauty of Table Mountain with your children during the Cableway’s Kidz Season. Two kids ride for free with an adult who has purchased a Kidz season adult return ticket online or from the Lower Cable Station. Your children can enjoy a day of fun, food atop Table Mountain, and there is even a kiddies’ treasure hunt.

When: The offer runs from 27 April to 24 September 2018

(excl 23 July - 5 August 2018).

Where: Cableway, Table Mountain, Cape Town

More Information:  http://bit.ly/CKidzSeason

Red Bus Kids Special, Cape Town

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Children hop on and off for free with the 3-for-1 Kids’ Special in Cape Town. This means you can take two kids (under 18) along for free when you buy one adult one-day bus ticket or Harbour Cruise ticket.

When: 1 May – 8 October 2018 (also valid on weekends, school and public holidays)

Where: Cape Town

More Information: http://bit.ly/HopOnKids

Book your spot for the Robertson Wine Valley Festival, Robertson

What's on Cape Town 2018 | Winter Cape Town + Winelands | Events, festivals +showss

The Robertson Slow Food and Wine Festival is the place to be, where you will be able to explore the history of wine and taste some of the best award-winning wines in the world. There will be music, plenty of food and children’s activities on offer.

When: 3-5 August 2018

Where: Robertson Wine Valley

More Information: Robertson Slow Food and Wine Festival

 

What's on Cape Town 2018 | Winter Cape Town + Winelands | Events, festivals +showss

Remember you can add your holiday events to our website under 3 days in duration to our diary of events here

 

Make it Magical Workshop, Cape Town

What's on Cape Town 2018 | Winter Cape Town + Winelands | Events, festivals +showss

Make it Magical, where you can express your creative side by building a unique Fairy or Elfin House. They will be hosting a series of workshops in June and July during the Winter school holidays. Make it Magic is also a wonderful Kids Party Venue.

When: 23rd June (2 sessions),  30 June, 7 & 14 July

Where: Ferndale Nurseries in Constantia

More Information: Make it Magical

Cape Town Science Museum, Cape Town

What's on Cape Town 2018 | Winter Cape Town + Winelands | Events, festivals +showss

Are you scratching your head and wondering what to do with your kids this holiday? We’ve got you covered and they are sure to have a ball…

There will be daily fun activities from amazing experiments to sporting activities and more.

When: 22 June 2018 - 16 July 2018

Where: Cape Town Science Centre

More Information: Cape Town Science Centre

Two Oceans Aquarium Holiday Programme, Cape Town

What's on Cape Town 2018 | Winter Cape Town + Winelands | Events, festivals +showss

Here is what you can expect during the winter school holidays, at the Two Oceans Aquarium

  • Extended hours from 9 am to 6 pm.
  • There will be a special magic show for little ones 
  • On June 28th, it is Museum Night at the V&A Waterfront – tickets are half-price at our ticket office from 6 pm until 8:30 pm 
  • There will be a puppet show three times daily, at the I&J Children’s Play Centre. There will also be facilities for arts and crafts, a sand pit, kids’ books and toys 
  • There will be several feeding times every day.
  • July we are observing Plastic Free July – We will be announcing a fantastic Ecobrick competition on our blog and social media platforms later in June. 
  • There are more than 200 species showcasing our country’s incredible biodiversity! 
  • This is an opportunity for families to learn, love and bond in a safe and clean environment ;-)

When: 23 June-16 July 2018

Where: The Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront

More Information: The Two Oceans Aquarium activities

 

Winter Boot Camp 2018, Cape Town

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School Holiday time is here, so why not keep the kids busy with an adventure of a lifetime? Enroll your child in the annual three-night, four days School Holiday Camp! There will be loads of fun and exciting activities. Simply contact them so that they can send you the relevant camp forms. 

The Kids can look forward to things like:

  • Paintball
  • Obstacle courses
  •  Target Shooting
  • Survival skills
  • Snake and Reptile Show
  • Sports Games
  • Canoe River Trips 
  • Loads More fun activities

When: 25th-28th June 2018 

Where: Buffalo Drift on the Berg River

More Information: Winter Boot Camp

Cricket School of Excellence, Cape Town

Cricket School of Excellence, Cape Town specializes in Cricket Coaching, cricket skills development, batting, bowling and other sporting activities.

What's on Cape Town 2018 | Winter Cape Town + Winelands | Events, festivals +showss

Cricket Holiday Clinic:

26 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018, ages 4 – 13, UCT, Indoor Centre

11 Jul 2018 - 13 Jul 2018, ages 4 – 13, Stellenberg High School

What's on Cape Town 2018 | Winter Cape Town + Winelands | Events, festivals +showss

Rugby Holiday Clinic:

10 Jul 2018 - 12 Jul 2018, ages 5 – 13, Villagers Rugby Club

What's on Cape Town 2018 | Winter Cape Town + Winelands | Events, festivals +showss

Soccer Holiday Clinic:

10 Jul 2018 - 12 Jul 2018, ages 5 – 13, Villagers Rugby Club

More Information: 0861 123 273 | info@cricketschool.co.za

The Return of the Chocolate Festival, Stellenbosch

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Good news for chocoholics and those with a sweet tooth!  After a year's break, The Chocolate Festival is back and promises to be bigger, better and even more choc-filled than before!  And this year, the event will take place in both the Western Cape and Gauteng. Tickets cost R150pp. Children under 18 admitted free but must be accompanied by a parent or adult.

When: 18 and 19 August 2018

Where: Anura Estate, Stellenbosch

More Information: Chocolate Festival

Gauteng's event will happen on 1 & 2 September at a yet to be determined venue.

Winter Wonderland, family-friendly activity, Gordon’s Bay

This event is an exciting event that the whole family can enjoy. There will be music, markets, food, crafts and a variety of other exciting activities.  This event is a non-profit initiative that help supports the community and local charities. This winter, take the family to Gordon’s Bay for some fun, great food, and fresh air.

When: 29 June 2018 and 1, 6 & 8 July 2018

Where: Gordon’s Bay

More Information: Gordon’s Bay Festival of Lights

Christmas in July, Durbanville

Christmas twice in the year, what more could you ask for?

When: 26 July 2018

Where: D'Aria, M13 Racecourse Road, Springfield Farm

More Information: www.venuedaria.co.za

Join Kizzoo, Hillcrest Quarry

Durbanville Hills is excited to announce its collaboration with Kizzoo, a kids’ entertainment show about a chick who has traveled on a shooting star to Earth. The show is in aid of the Durbanville Hills Workers’ Trust and will take place on Saturday, 28 July 2018, at a cost of only R70 per person.

Parents and their little ones are encouraged to join in on this fun-filled event, which is packed with loads of singing, dancing, and educational lessons. The Kizzoo show follows Kizzoo himself and his best friend, Vicky, who aims to teach Kizzoo about our wonderful world through both English and Afrikaans songs.

Simone Koen, Durbanville Hills Public Relations Officer, says that this show is definitely one not to miss. “Kizzoo has been a fan-favorite of kids in the area for many years and we look forward to welcoming him back. There will be beverages and snacks available to purchase on the day for all those attending.”

All proceeds from this event will go to the Farm Workers’ Trust.

Entry fee: R70 per person 

When: Saturday, 28 July 2018 at 10:00

Where: Hillcrest Quarry

More Information: Kazzoo and Things To Do With Kids

Iziko Museum, Cape Town 

The Museum June Holiday creative fun

When: 26 June 2018

Where: Iziko South African National Gallery

More Information: Child-friendly activities at the Iziko Museum

Youth Day at the Iziko Museum, Cape Town

Celebrate Youth Day at the museum. The museum will also be having a Memorial Lecture to be held at the Castle of Good Hope.

When: 16 June 2018

Where: Izikio Museum

More Information: Youth Day and Memorial Lecture

Building Gingerbread houses at Bugz

Enjoy this wonderful family activity this winter holidays.

When: 27 June -13 July (Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays only)

Where: Bugz Play Park

More Information: Building Gingerbread Houses

Adventure Park, Cape Gate

What's on Cape Town 2018 | Winter Cape Town + Winelands | Events, festivals +showss

The Kids will be able to have loads of fun on a giant inflatable obstacle course, a jungle gym and there is even a Nerf Gun Station.

When: 22 June 2018 - 14 July 2018

Where: Cape Gate Shopping Centre

WIN Tickets: Adventure Park Competition

More Information: Adventure Park at Cape Gate

Glice at Table Bay Mall

What's on Cape Town 2018 | Winter Cape Town + Winelands | Events, festivals +showss

Something New and Exciting to do with the kids this School Holidays. GLICE®is a synthetically manufactured ice rink made from technology originating in Switzerland. 

You heard correctly! An ice rink made using no water! 
See you on the GLICE!®

Where: Table Bay Mall

When: 30 June 2018 - 14 July 2018

More Information: Table Bay Mall

Goldilocks and the Three Bear, Nassau Theatre

What's on Cape Town 2018 | Winter Cape Town + Winelands | Events, festivals +showss

This delightful children's classic follows the adventure of Goldilocks in the forest during Christmas time. Her Grandfather is organizing a party for Goldilocks. Goldilocks gets lost in the woods and stumbles across a house belonging to the three bears. With nobody home, Goldilocks goes inside and makes herself at home. The three bears come home to find a visitor fast asleep with hilarious consequences.

Where: Nassau Theatre at Groote Schuur High School, Palmyra Road

When: 4th July 2018 until Saturday 14th July 2018

More Information: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Free Things To Do With Kids this School Holiday 2018

Have a look at our blog on some free and inexpensive activities and things to do this winter 2018 school holidays.

 

 

For more information please visit: Things to do in Cape Town

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