Events In SA: Sports and Expos August 2019


From rugby to motoring we’ve got you covered with all the hip and happening expos and sports events going on across South Arica in August.


Springboks VS Argentina

17 August | Pretoria

South Africa’s men’s national rugby union team plays only two home Test matches this year, with the annual Rugby Championship cut short by the small matter of the IRB Rugby World Cup.

This match at Loftus Stadium is the second, and it is a rare chance to see the Boks in action before the big event.

Siya Kolisi of South Africa (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
Siya Kolisi of South Africa (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)


Superwomen Run

18 August | Cape Town

Lace-up for the Catch Me If You Can Superwomen Run. You can run or walk the 5km or 8km distances in this girls-only event, to and from Green Point’s Salesian fields.

Every finisher gets a beautiful medal, plus bragging rights.


Festival of Motoring Johannesburg 

22-25 August | Johannesburg

Join 70 000-odd petrolheads at the Kyalami Grand Prix circuit for South Africa’s largest automotive extravaganza, where you will encounter 120 exhibitors, 27 auto brands, and 70-plus pit doors.

Experience supercars and 4x4s, and try out the self-drive track and the state-of-the-art Tech Zone.

Motoring expo

Cape Town Homemakers Expo

from 29 August | Cape Town

The latest home, décor and lifestyle trends are on display at the CTICC at this year’s Cape Town leg of the Homemakers expo roadshow.

This year the emphasis is on raw authenticity, from beautiful interiors, via handcrafted gins and wines, through decorative handcraft, and inspiring outdoor living space.

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