6 Great Things To Do This Weekend

It’s set to be an epic weekend, with temperatures in the low 30s. Not much wind either, it’s a perfect weekend to get out and about. Here’s our pick of 6 cool things you can get up to this weekend.


The Galileo Open Air Cinema
Great weather tonight (8th April) for the screening of Mamma Mia at Central Park, Century City. If you can’t make tonight get down to Boschendal Wine Estate, Saturday 9th April where you’ll get to watch the classic, Breakfast at Tiffany’s. The Galileo Open Air Cinema shuts down for winter season so you only have a few weeks left to catch a classic movie. Tickets from R80. Click here for more info.


Cape Town Classic Beach Run Series – Big Bay
Get your run on Saturday morning, 9th April at Big Bay, starting at 10am. Choose from the 3km, 7km or 15km. Starting point outside the lifesavers club at Eden on the Bay heading out towards Melkbos, start and finish at the same point. Entry fee is R80 for all distances. Click here for more info.


The Big Blues Meets Rock Festival
Get ready to be rocked, 9 blues and rock bands lined up to rock Hillcrest Quarry, Saturday 9th April from 12pm. Jesse Jordan, Mark Haze and The Blues Broers are just a few of the acts on the line-up plus Dan Patlansky officially launches his new album “Introvertigo” at the festival. Hillcrest has got you covered for the day with a massive 52 metre marquee, 40 000 watts of sound, food stalls and family entertainment. Tickets are R220 p/p. Click here for more info.


Sundowners at the Blue Peter
Head on down to Blouberg beachfront this weekend and chill with friends on the lawns of the Blue Peter Hotel while you watch the sunset and sip on your favourite beverage. Live music from Wayne and Benji on Friday and Sunday. Click here for more info.


Durbanville Wine Farms
No need to trek too far, there are some fabulous award winning wine farms just up the road in Durbanville.  The Durbanville Wine Valley consists of twelve wineries, each offering the finest in wines, and complemented with some of the best fine dining restaurants and intimate country kitchens in the region. Most are open all weekend from 10am for tastings. Click here for more info.


DriftCity at The Grand Parade
South Africa’s top drifters will gather at The Grand Parade on Sunday morning from 10am to compete on a technical course, they’ll be revving head to head combining speed, smoke, angle and timing to see who’s king of the drifters. Food trucks, DJs, kids entertainment, drift rides, and super cars on display. Tickets to the event are R80 p/p, kids under 6 get in free.  Click here for more info.