2017 Events in South Africa

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts

November 2016 to April 2017

Bring family and friends every Sunday afternoon to relax on the lawns with a…

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J&B Met

28 January 2017

One of the most prestigious and anticipated events on Cape Town's social calendar,…

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Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour

12 March 2017

The Argus is the largest timed sporting event on earth, attracting more than…

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Absa Cape Epic

19 - 26 March 2017

The Absa Cape Epic has established itself as a prestigious international sporting…

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Cape Town International Jazz Festival

31 March to 1 April 2017

Ranked as one of the five best jazz festivals around the world, the Cape Town…

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Splashy Fen

13 - 16 April 2017

The largest music festival in KwaZulu-Natal, and one of South Africa's most popular,…

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Comrades Marathon

4 June 2017

The world's greatest ultra-marathon, the Comrades is a gruelling test over 56…

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Grahamstown National Arts Festival

29 June - 9 July 2017

The annual Grahamstown National Arts Festival is one of the most important cultural…

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Vodacom Durban July

1 July 2017

Usually held on the first Saturday of every July, the annual Durban July is South…

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Namaqualand Daisies

Late July to October 2017

As featured on the BBC's Planet Earth series, every year the usually…

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Hermanus Whale Festival

29 September - 1 October 2017

Celebrating the Southern Right Whale, the annual Hermanus Whale Festival is an…

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