The salty West Coast, with its spectacular spring flowers, idyllic beaches and top surf spots, is one of Cape Town’s subtle beauties and one of my favourite weekend escapes – especially if there’s an art festival to visit when I’m there.
Blog posts: Festivals
Get the latest festival news on everything from beer and music to flowers and food. Looking to get away with like-minded people and lose yourself for a bit? Come on over to the festivals page and find out where the latest and greatest festivals are happening. From music to cheese and beer to flowers there is no doubt that there is a place for you. Get advice on surviving or read about the exploits of some of the more crazy journalists out there.
If food, wine, art and small quaint towns are things you love, then the McGregor Festival is the perfect place to spend a weekend.
Rolling barrels and wearing berets: here’s what the Bastille Festival in Franschhoek looked like.
Afrikaburn is one of the most beautiful and bizarre events you’ll ever see: these 10 experiences will ring a bell for any Burner.
Fancy learning more about making your own beer or tasting local homebrew? Then the SouthYeasters Summer Festival is the perfect event for you.
This year’s Cape Town Carnival was an impressive affair, with elaborate floats, over 2 000 performers, imaginative costumes and a whole lot of Fan Walk fun.
RAMFest is now in its eighth year and I think this may have been the best one yet. Here’s a small selection of photos of what went down this year.
From fine dining in Melbourne to a date festival in the Moroccan desert, these food festivals should be on every foodie’s bucketlist.
Here are some photos from Up The Creek, my favourite festival in the Western Cape. After all, a photo speaks a thousand words.
A list of some of my favourite Western Cape festivals that I think everyone should try at least once (I can almost guarantee you’ll be back for more).