Save The Date: Events in Cape Town

By 15th Apr 2019Blog

If you’re staying #AtThePresident over the next few months, here are some events you might want to think about securing tickets for or activities you want to plan for. Cape Town has something for everyone and our city’s event line up is no exception.

We will update this page as more and more info about the year ahead comes in so be sure to check back ahead of your stay!


Pesach #AtThePresident – 19 to 28 April 2019

Experience a true Yom Too Passover at the President, a unique way to celebrate this special event. The highest level of Kashrut will be maintained under strict, expert Rabbinical supervision through the Cape Beth Din. Catering is by Avron’s Place.

Prices: Meals starting from R175, accommodation packages starting from R15470 (4 days)

Find out more here.


Two Oceans Marathon – 20 April 2019

What first started as 26 runners lining up for a race in 1970 has blossomed into the biggest running race in the country and one of the most beautiful in the world. Every year 26 000 contestants from South Africa and the around the world enter this great fitness challenge. Runners have the choice of the scenic 56km ultra marathon or popular 21km half marathon or even 5km or 2.5km fun runs. – The Inside Guide

Ticket Price: R500 (ultra marathon), R210 (half marathon) or R40 (fun runs)

Find out more here.


Easter Sunday #AtThePresident – 21 April 2019

We’ve planned a special Easter Sunday lunch and an afternoon of fun for the kids, and if the weather is good, everyone can enjoy the pool!

Ticket Price: R320 per adult (children under 6 eat for free when accompanied by a paying adult, children aged 7 to 12 get 50% off)

Find out more here.


Easter Egg Hunt at The Norval Foundation – 20 & 21 April 2019

The Norval Foundation will be hosting their first ever Easter Egg Hunt and Egg-Decorating Workshop in the Sculpture Garden. Suitable for children 4 to 10 years.

About Norval: The Norval Foundation is a centre for art and cultural expression. We are dedicated to the research and exhibition of 20th- and 21st-century visual art from South Africa and beyond. Located in the Steenberg area of Cape Town, adjacent to Table Mountain National Park, the Norval Foundation combines the experience of art with an appreciation for nature.

Ticket Price: R80 per child (R160 per adult for entry to the gallery)

Find out more here.


The SA Cheese Festival – 26 to 28 April 2019

The award-winning SA Cheese Festival takes place over three days, from Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28 2019, at Sandringham Estate. Conveniently, the event is located next to the N1, Stellenbosch turn-off (exit 39), between Cape Town and Paarl.

Entertainment includes live music, food theatres with exciting tastings and presentations, as well as fun activities such as the daily Ladismith Cheese carving competition.

Ticket Price: R180, pensioners enter for R120, and kids (age 2-13) for R20

Find out more here.


Decorex – 1 to 5 May 2019

Decorex SA is a trusted, award-winning brand which has been bringing Africa the latest in décor and design trends since its inception in 1994. These unmissable exhibitions run across 50 000m2 of exhibition space, featuring 1 200 exhibitors and attracting over 115 000 visitors annually. From design savvy consumers to interior decorators, specifiers and designers both local and international visitors are wowed every year by the explosion of innovation that Africa’s leading designers and decorators have to offer.

Tickets: R110

Find out more here.


FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN – 19 May 2019

The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN is one of Cape Town’s most enjoyable running events. Starting in Milnerton and ending in the heart of the city of Cape Town, the route is scenic, mostly flat, and really fun to run, even for less experienced runners.

Standard Package: R185 (licensed) or R225 (unlicensed)

Find out more here.


The President Hotel’s Cup – 18 to 24 August 2019

The 3rd Annual President Hotel’s Cup Cape Town Golf Championship is taking place this August across four of the Western Cape’s top golf courses: De Zalze Golf Estate, King David Mowbary Golf Club, Westlake Golf Club and Royal Cape Golf Course.

Packages from R9200 (including 6 nights accommodation)

Find out more here.

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa – All Year Round

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) is a public not-for-profit contemporary art museum which collects, preserves, researches, and exhibits twenty-first-century art from Africa and its diaspora; hosts international exhibitions; develops supporting educational and enrichment programmes; encourages intercultural understanding; and guarantees access for all. Over one hundred galleries, spread over nine floors, are dedicated to a large cutting edge permanent collection; temporary exhibitions; and more.

Ticket Price: R190 per person, under-18’s go free (but it’s also FREE for South Africans every Wednesday between 10am and 1pm)

Find out more here.

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