When the calendar pages change to December, Cape Town kicks off its summer festivities! Whether you’re visiting or a local. These are five lifestyle events and spaces that you have to be a part of this December:

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Image via: Grand Hotel Francais

1. Rands Ultimate Weekender:

This is the official Cape Town summer opening party! Situated in buzzing Khayelitsha, Rands Lifestyle Space will be hosting one of the biggest events this year in Cape Town. The Rands Ultimate Weekender will be hosting the biggest national acts for a wholesome three days! Each day will have different acts from International DJ Black Coffee to R&B and Soul singer Zonke Dikana. Looking to get away from the CBD and try something more local? Go check out Rands Lifestyle Space from the 30thNovember to 2ndof December. Head to thier social media platforms for more details!

Rand’s  Cape Town – Facebook page or Instagram for more details!

Rands Cape Town
Image via: Instagram @randscapetown

2. Champagne Spray Soiree:

On the 26th of December, The Mirage yacht will be hosting one of their exclusive and iconic yacht parties. This party is in partnership with CUT Entertainment and promises to bring you an unforgettable champagne experience. Those on-board will sail past the hottest spots in Cape Town such as Grand Africa and Shimmy Beach Club. As a stop, the boat will dock at Clifton 4th’s beach for water activities such as an ocean pool, standing paddle boarding, and slides. Not only that but national Dj Fistaz will be have a live set! Be part of the elite and envied people in Cape Town party scene with this day and night cruise! For more details you check them out on Instagram @champagne_spray_soiree

3. Grand Africa:

This restaurant and lifestyle space situated at the back of the Victoria & Alfred Mall with the ocean directly next to it – is the perfect sundowner spot this summer. They are also known for their amazing deep house sets on weekends. So, if you’re looking for a place to sip on some cocktails under the sun, dinner, or lunch this is one of the most picturesque eateries to visit.

4. Black Coffee x Shimmy Beach Club Fridays: 

What are Cape Town summers without Black Coffee and Shimmy Beach Club’s Fridays?! The International act will be the resident DJ this festive season at the exclusive Shimmy Beach Club! Been planning to see the busy DJ that is a regular at world festivals? This is your chance! Head to Shimmy Beach from the 14thof December to the 5thof January. Click here for more details.

5. The Bungalow Sunsets: 

You cannot visit Cape Town without visiting the vivacious Clifton-based restaurant. If you check out Cape Town story’s on Instagram on a sunny day you’re bound to bump into snaps of the restaurant. Whether you just want to lazy around on the day beds or fine-dine in the equally aesthetically pleasing indoor restaurant – they’ve got you covered. The Sunsets here are to die for as this eatery overlooks the Clifton beaches. The familiar and vibey faces you’ll find here will also have you coming back!

We are so excited for the summer! Which place will you be going to this summer? Let us know in the comments below.

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