Kick start the New Year with these fun events


It’s a new year and it’s going to be the best one yet! We hope that you had the holiday of a lifetime, spending lots of time with family and friends and than your year have started on more than just a positive note, but with a bang! Our year certainly started on a great note, and we are pleased to announce that our statistics keep growing, with approximately 150 unique visits and 500 listing impressions per day. On average we are currently experiencing an growth of 8% each month. And with these events waiting to entertain you all through 2011 one can’t help but just be excited. We are looking forward to what the year has in store for us, and we are thrilled to have you join our journey! Here are just a few of the exciting events you can look forward to this year…

Suidoosterfees 2011

When:  25-30 January 2011

Where:  Artscape Theatre Centre, City Centre, Cape Town

More Information:  Call 021 446 1558 or visit

The 8th annual Suidoosterfees is whipping up a storm!  This popular festival will offer you only the best of Cape Town and it will make you proud of being a “Capie” all over again.  You can expect only the best entertainment and you’ll get to see some great people who made a big difference in South Africa.

J and B Met 2011

When:  29 January 2011


More Information:  Call 021 700 1808 or visit

It’s almost time for one of Cape Town’s most glamorous events where you can expect to see the who’s who of South Africa’s glitterati.  Make sure you dress to impress, because there’s prizes on the line for an all expenses paid holiday for the winning couple!

Delheim Start of Harvest Festival 2011

When:  29 January 2011

Where:  Delheim, Stellenbosch

More Information:  Call 021 888 4600 or visit

How does lounging around with friends, chilled wine, scrumptious food and live jazz tunes sound?  If you like the sound of that, make sure to book your ticket as soon as possible (021 888 4600).

Arno Carstens at Paul Cluver

When:  29 January 2011

Where:  Paul Cluver Forest Amphitheatre, Grabouw

More Information:  Call 083 915 8000 or visit

What can make a live performance by Arno Carstens even better?  The awesome Paul Cluver Forest Amphitheatre venue can make any live performance amazing!  Bookings through Computicket.

Up the Creek 2011

When:  3-6 February 2011


More Information:  Call 021 510 0547 or visit

Start planning your trip down to Swellendam now, where you will find one river, three stages, more than 30 live music and comedy acts and 2000 festival goers!  Sounds like a party hey??  Performers include Jack Parow, Flash Republic, Karen Zoid, Elvis Blue, Taxi Violence, and many more!

Faithless Live in Cape Town

When:  4 February 2011

Where:  Grand West Casino, Goodwood, Cape Town

More Information:  Visit

Faithless is coming back to South Africa!  You have got to grab tickets as soon as possible to avoid disappointed!  Faithless fans can look forward to an exploding performance, and it’s not to be missed.

Emo Adams at Oude Libertas

When:  4 February 2011

Where:  Oude Libertas, Stellenbosch

More Information:  Call 021 809 7473 or visit

Get ready for nonstop entertainment by one of South Africa’s best dynamic, versatile and comic stage personalities, Emo Adams. 

Herald VW Mountain Bike Event 2011

When: 5 February 2011


More Information:  Call 082 594 0771 or visit

All bikers, professional or not, will enjoy this event.  With beautiful scenery, one can choose from the challenging 85km route, to the 30km family fun ride route.  So grab your bikes and get down to Addo!

Beeld Holiday Show 2011

When:  11-13 February 2011

Where:  Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand

More Information:  Call 083 488 8986 or visit

This is the perfect place to start planning your holidays and breakaways for 2011.  Here you will find over 300 quality exhibitors with categories – Accessories, Wheels, Destinations, Activities and Services.  It is the leading holiday show in Africa today, so it’s not to be missed!

Sean Kingston Concert

When:  25-26 February 2011

Where:  Emperors Palace, Kempton Park

More Information:  Call 011 928 1297 or visit

Fans of Mr. Kingston will be glad to know that this talented rapper is returning to Africa.  Sean Kingston’s tour to South Africa ends with the release of this third album.

Hands on Harvest Festival

When:  25-27 February 2011


More Information:  Call 023 626 3167 or visit

Wine lovers can take part in the wine making process and experience the magic of harvest for a day.  One can pick grapes, sort bunches, even stomp your own grapes.  The festival also offers a harvest market, tractor trips, wine tasting, brandy blending, and much more.

Spier Wine Harvest Festival

When:  26 February 2011

Where:  Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch

More Information:  Call 021 809 1100 or visit

This annual festival is held to celebrate and bless the grape harvest.  You can expect a wine wonderland offering wine tastings, grape stomping, deli food stalls, kids’ entertainment and much more!

We advise that you take out your calendar, mark the dates and start planning your year!  These events should keep you busy for a while, but don’t worry we will still update you every Friday on what events lies ahead for the weekend.  So don’t miss our events blog every Friday!  In the meantime, enjoy the festivities that the year has to offer!

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