December events to add zing to your Cape Town holiday

2018-11-21 11:21 - Saara Mowlana
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Get your kicks at one of these Dezemba events zinging across the Mother City (Photo: iStock)

Why not get your December zing on at one of these epic events set to take place across the Mother City. 

From tests of fitness to events that have you in a fit of laughter - Cape Town has decked the Table with a slew of pumping events to keep you entertained all December long. 

Whether you're looking to get your bubbly on, soak up some of SA's best art scenes or merely enjoy a solid Christmas lunch vibe - these events are sure to have you sorted!

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EVENTS:

  • Muddy Princess (Women only) - When: 1 December @ 07:00 | Where: Stellenbosch, Western Cape | Cost: Phase 2: R350 (until 26 November) & Phase 3: R390 (from 26 November) - book your spot here 
  • Ultra-trail Cape Town - When: 1 December @ 04:00 - 22:00 (for the 35km, 65km, 100km races) & 2 December @ 08:00 - 18:00 (for 21km race) | Where: Gardens Tech Rugby Club, Oranjezicht, Cape Town | Cost: Runner entries have closed - but spectators can trek along the route for free to support and witness the challenging expedition
  • Streetopia - When: 1 December @ 10:00 - 18:00 | Where: 3 hot spots around central Observatory, Cape Town: Obs Village Green (Station Road & surrounds) / Lower Main Road from Station Road to St Michael’s Road / Lower Main Road from Station to Norfolk Road | Cost: Free entry
  • Lekker Lag Komediefees - When: 1 December @ 20:00 - 22:00 | Where: GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World, Goodwood, Cape Town | Cost: R145 - R165 - buy your tickets here

CHECK OUT: Trade in the mall for a market - get festive at these SA Christmas markets around the Western Cape 

  • Tuning The Vine - When: 12 December @ 17:00 - 20:30 | Where: In and around the Cape Town CBD or 'inner city' | Cost: R150 - R200 - buy your tickets here

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  • Maynardville Market - When: 15 December @ 10:00 - 16 December @ 16:00 | Where: Maynard Park, Cape Town | Cost: N/A
  • HelloSummer Picnic 2018 - When: 17 December @ 13:00 - 22:00 | Where: Inside On the Greens, Rosmead Avenue Wynberg, Cape Town | Cost: R100 p/p - buy your tickets  here
  • Love & Light - Full Moon - When: 22 December @ 11:00- 23 December @02:00 | Where: Cape Town Ostrich Ranch | Cost: R250 - R350 - buy your tickets here

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  • Russells' Christmas LunchWhen: 25 December @ 12:00 - 15:00 | Where: Russells on the Port, Port Owen, Velddrif | Cost: R650 p/p & R250* (*per kid under 12-years-old) - Book your table via phone: +27 22 783 0158 / +27 61 077 2110 or email: info@russellsontheport.co.za 
  • Raddison Christmas Lunch - When: 25 December @ 12:30 - 15:30 | Where: Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel, Cape Town | Cost: Adults & kids 13 years old and up: R550 p/p, Kids aged 5 - 12: R275 and Kids under 5 eat free - Book your table via phone: +27 21 826 5100 or email: shenaaz.vandervent@radissonblu.com 
  • Tribute Fest - When: 26 December from 12:00 | Where: Hillcrest Wine Estate, Hillcrest Quarry, Tygerberg Valley Road, Durbanville | Cost: R190 - R300 (Kids under 12 enter free) - buy your tickets here
  • Wine & Fynbos Cupcake Pairing - When: Throughout December @ 10:00 - 16:30 daily | Where: Delheim Wines, Stellenbosch | Cost: R120 p/p (max 10 people) - book your slot here 
  • Afrique mon desir - When: 28 December @ 20:15 - 22:15 (gates open at 18:00) | Where: Oude Libertas Amphitheatre, Stellenbosch | Cost: R240 - buy tickets here

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New Year's Eve fun: 

  • New Year's Eve at Goudkop - When: 31 December from 18:00 | Where: Goudkop | Cost: R450 - R600 p/p - book and get more information from them via phone: +27 82 619 7785 / +27 82 623 5022
  • Charlie's New Year's EveWhen: 31 December from 18:30 | Where: Charlie's Brewhouse, Port Owen, Velddrif | Cost: R650 p/p (R135 p/p extra if you opt for transport) - book your spot and get more information via phone: +27 22 783 0448 or email: info@CharliesBrew.co.za 

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