What’s on in February in Cape Town

What’s on in February in Cape Town

February in Cape Town means long summery evenings and plenty of fantastic events. So get out there and celebrate summer in style! Here are a few of our top picks for the month.


Galileo Open Air Cinema

The Galileo Open Air Cinema welcomes you to a magical movie experience of cinematic delights, tantalizing treats and breathtaking scenery. Catch a film at one of the fantastic outdoor venues, and get cosy with a back rest, some popcorn, and a picnic under the stars. Watch a movie at one of several fantastic outdoor venues. Check Webtickets for the full line up for February.

Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts 2019

Summer isn’t summer in Cape Town without the live sunset concerts on the rolling lawns of Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Gather your picnic baskets, friends, and family, and enjoy the best music South Africa has to offer in the shade of Table Mountain. This month’s highlights include The Soil, Fokofpolisiekar, The Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival, and The Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra

Investec Cape Town Art Fair

Investec Cape Town Art Fair showcases a diversity of work that represents the forefront of contemporary art from Africa to the world, and the world to Cape Town. The city boasts a vibrant arts scene, driven by the top galleries on the African continent and beyond.

Sanlam Cape Mile 

The Sanlam Cape Mile is celebrating its 5th anniversary and is known to be Western Cape’s premier open water swim. Choose from two distances: 1 mile (1.6km) or a refreshing 500m swim.

Cape Town Pride Festival 

The theme for this year is “I am Me. No Excuses. No Regrets.” CT Pride is partnering up with Cape Town Carnival who will be lending some of their costumes to add an extra dose of fabulous to the parade. The festival includes a variety of events such as drag shows, book launches, sporting events, film shows, poetry reading, and art exhibitions. The parade takes place on Saturday 2 March.


For a complete list of events, take a look at the Cape Town Tourism calendar.

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