We’re heading closer to the end of the year and one thing we can admit to, is that 2018 has taken it’s toll on us – and we DESERVE to unwind! There are a few inexpensive events taking place around Cape Town this November and you just can’t miss them. Keep reading…

1. First Fizzday at Simonsig – 1 November: 

It’s all going down at Simonsig Wine Estate on the 1st of November. Simonsig is hosting a First Thursday event. It’s all about Cap Classique, good food and live music. The farm is opened to the public – whilst watching a beautiful sunset and listening to live music! Oh and we forget to mention there is an array of delicious food that is available too. The entrance is free and R20 will get you a glass of wine. Don’t forget that you are allowed to bring your picnic chairs and blankets!

Simsonsig winefarm estate
Image via: Simonsig ZA

2. Buskers Festival – 1-11 November:

The Buskers Festival is happening from the 1-11 November and is located at the V&A Waterfront. Famous for the phrase ‘Six stages! No entry fee! Pay the hat!’ This is an event you don’t want to miss – with more than 300 performances, circus acts, clowns, mimes, entertainers and so much more. Mind you, all this will be happening on 6 different stages! All performances are free of charge and you only pay for what you like, with a method they call the ‘hatting’ which involves throwing money in a hat.

3. Endless Daze Festival – 2-4 November:

Located at the Silwerstroom Resort, the Endless Daze Festival is an outdoors festival set by the sea and is becoming one of South Africas top live music festivals. This festival includes camping, with a minimum of 10 people per campsite and also offers a package called the Endless Daze Deluxe Camping option for those who don’t want to bring their own tents. Food trucks and stalls will be providing breakfast, lunch and dinner – with a vegan-friendly option for vegetarians. PS: everyone is catered for. There will also be a fully stocked bar at the main festival area. Tickets go for as little as R600 for early birds. Go on. Book!

4. Paul René Bubbly Festival – 3 November:

If you enjoy the finer things in life, the Paul René Bubbly Fest will be a great scene for you! Located at the Wondefontein Farm, this festival is the epitome of elegance, style and simplicity. There you’ll experience the heart and soul of authentic handcrafted Paul René Brut and Brut Rosé. The bubbly is salmon coloured, refreshing, silky and is ideal for sundowners in the summer. Entry to the festival is R285 and if you wanna take the bubbly delight home, you can purchase it for R190 per bottle or R1 140 per box of 6.

Bubbly Festiv
Image via: Wine & Dine South Africa

5. Cape Town Festival Of Beer – 2 December:

The Cape Town Festival Of Beer is a celebration of brewing heritage and craft. Located at the Hamilton’s Rugby Club in Greenpoint – you ought to have a good, laid-back time of your life! Featuring over 200 beers international and local, this truly is a celebration of all-things-beer. You will have the opportunity to unwind while learning more about some of your favourite beer brands. The celebration includes food stalls, live band music, kiddies areas, and live rugby. Tickets go for as little as R120 and you literally have no excuse to miss this – so book!

Beer Festival
Image via: League of Beers

Book your table: info@capetownfestivalofbeer.co.za

Which event will you be attending this November? Let us know in the comments below!

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