Whether you’re into sport, lifestyle, arts or food we have all the info on events going on in South Africa this March.
Klein Karoo National Arts Festival
The annual Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK) is to be hosted on 23 to 29 March at the town of Oudtshoorn.
This year, KKNK starts the decade with a few new things on their programme. Among other things, KKNK 2020, will have performances from the Soweto String Quartet, Schalk Joubert, Someraarde. Tickets are available at Computicket on various prices.
Toyota SU Woordfees
Ten days, 75 venues – that’s what is promised by the Toyota SU Woordfees, happening from 6 to 15 March in and around Stellenbosch.
Expect music, theatre, writers, film festivals and much more. Tickets for various shows are available online.
Head out to Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch on 28 and 29 March for the Spier Harvest of the Arts Celebration.
The event is in celebration of the annual grape harvest season and will be directed by Brett Bailey.
Spier Harvest of the Arts Festival tickets are available from Webtickets for R150 for adults and R60 for children under the age of 12. Get your tickets early, as the event is only limited to 400 attendees.
Don’t miss out on the family fun with Huawei KDay on 7 March. The event returns to Meerendal Wine Estate, Durbanville in Cape Town.
While meeting up with your favourite KFM personalities you’ll be entertained by Mi Casa, Shekhinah, Mango Groove and many more.
Tickets are selling at Computicket from R320 for adults and R165 for children aged between two and 12 years old.
Cape Town International Jazz Festival
One of the biggest events in the country’s calendar, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival, takes place on 27 and 28 March at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).
This year the festival brings you performances from Samthing Soweto, Abdullah Ibrahim, PJ Morton, Mandisi Dyantyis and many more. Tickets are available at Computicket on various prices.
It All Comes Down To Love when Bebe Winans hits Mzansi stages for his Born For This: The Musical Experience show happening on 20 March at the Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg and the Durban International Convention Centre the following day.
Tickets to the Coming Back Home hitmaker’s shows are set to sell from R440 at Ticketpro.
Legendary R&B group BoysIIMen returns to the country on 9 April at the Sun Arena, Pretoria and in Cape Town at the GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World on 13 April.
To sing along to Water Runs Dry, Thank You in Advance, Down on Bended Knee and many more other hits make sure you grab tickets at Ticketpro selling from R290.
Don’t miss out on the internationally acclaimed South African film Moffie airing on 13 March at local cinemas.
The movie follows a story of a young conscript trying to figure out life during the apartheid system while hiding his sexuality.
Search for ‘Moffie trailer’ on Youtube to see the trailer.
The annual Decorex kicks off in Durban from 19 to 22 March at the Durban Exhibition Centre.
This year, Decorex explores trends such as Contemporary Organic, Scandinavian, Asian and many more.
The theme is Lifestyle by Design and tickets are selling at various prices on iTickets.
After a successful year, the Beauty Revolution Festival makes its return at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg on 13 and 14 March.
The festival features makeup masterclasses, pop–up shops with the latest fashion trends, Me by Nedbank: a platform for entrepreneurs to showcase their products, and more.
Tickets are selling from iTickets at various prices.
Don’t miss out on the Veuve Clicquot Polo series at the Val de Vie Estate in Franschhoek. The series started last year and closes on 26 April.
Enjoy brunch at the Polo Club Restaurant with a complimentary glass of Veuve Yellow Label while enjoying the sport of kings.
Tickets are open for sale, booking is essential, as the event takes place on selected Sundays.
Words by Yonga Balfour