More spring events are just around the corner

2016-10-18 16:00
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Spring fever has died down slightly as balmy days become the new normal, but there is still no end to thrilling spring events.

This weekend promises to thrill adrenaline seekers especially when motor sports and marathons hit our cities.

There will also be more than enough beer going around and a celebration of art for the art connoisseurs.

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Wherever you find yourself this week, don't forget to have some fun, Saffa style!

Where will you find your escape?

Here are our top suggestions:



Sample Namibia's best brews, while enjoying a traditional German Bierfest experience.

When: 21 - 22 October 2016

Where: Hillcrest Quarry, Durbanville

ALSO SEE: SA Insider Guide: 'Must go' events in Cape Town this weekend!

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

The BANFF Mountain Film World Tour showcases the talents of the world's finest mountain filmmakers. The annual festival features the top adventure climbing, base jumping, alpine skiing and mountain expedition movies in the world!

When: 21 - 29 October 2016

Where: Cavendish Square and Tyger Valley Ster Kinekor

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Franschhoek Art Festival

Take the family to experience the Franschhoek Art Festival where a range of art at Franschhoek’s many galleries and resident artists will showcase their finest works.

When: 21 - 23 October 2016

Where: Galleries throughout Franschhoek

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Durban Day 2016

See eight world class music acts at HUAWEI Durban Day 2016. Locnville, Kyle & Shekinah, Beatenberg, TIMO ODV, AKA, Matthew Mole, Nasty C and Freshly Ground will rock the show.

When: 23 October 2016

Where: People’s Park, Moses Mabhida Stadium

ALSO SEE: SA Insider Guide: Durban welcomes the weekend with 8 exciting events


Motorsport Festival

This weekend marks the first racing event at the newly revamped Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and its expected to be the biggest Kyalami event in history.

When: 21 - 23 October 2016

Where: Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit

Vaal Whisky Festival

Whisky lovers assemble! An overnight Whisky breakaway on the Vaal River beckons! Returning for the third year running, the Vaal Whisky Festival is preparing to please the connoisseur and the curious.

ALSO SEE: A whisky retreat on the Vaal River

When: 21 - 22 October 2016

Where: BON Hotel, Vereeniging

ALSO SEE: SA Insider Guide: 8 Jozi festivities for a smashing weekend

Diepkloof Half Marathon

The Diepkloof Half Marathon kicks of at the University of Johannesburg on Sunday. Enter by 19 October to secure your spot and start munching those carbs!

When: 23 October 2016

Where: University of Johannesburg

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