Capetown has proven itself to be one of the tourism capitals of the world with its awesome natural landscape, the layout of mountains, beautiful seas, awesome peninsula, and islands, as well as the nightlife which is second to none. And as the saying goes all work and no play they say makes Jack a dull boy. The importance of recreation cannot be overemphasized as this is a unique opportunity to meet people, manage stress, build family bonds, feel happy and increase longevity.
In this post, we will elucidate and highlight some of the best outdoor events to enjoy in Capetown. They range from racing, wine tasting, bonfires, music festivals, beach relaxation, and a whole lot more. These events are carefully selected so you have enough time to plan, prepare and enjoy them in the coming month of February. So are you an introvert looking to get out more? Then this could be your best outlet to bond and relax.
The Sun Met
This is an internationally acclaimed racing event that sees the very best of the best horse riders and premium race breed horses hit the track. This event is held annually and is sure around the corner as it comes up on the 1st of February 2020 at the Kenilworth racecourse. The event does make a good networking ground as it brings racing and fashion lovers together. What better time to show off your incredible outfit than in a sunny racecourse with a special red carpet session. The event offers all-round entertainment as there would be a lot of side attractions and good music to calm the nerves.
The program has different themes yearly and an award is given to the best dresser another incentive that sure makes fashionistas troop to the event, the high and mighty, A-list celebrities, and entertainers. You sure want to get there early as food spots are filled quickly in the 50,000 capacity arena. The racing takes center stage in the afternoon and the party, music, and the dance starts from the evening and goes well into the night.
Nederburg Harvest Festival
For the wine lovers and enthusiasts gather around, have you been curious about the wine-making process? Then the Nederburg Harvest festival is your one-stop event to sightsee, relax as well as learn about the winemaking process in a fun way. This festival takes you through the old rich process of making wine, from the picking to the stomping, it even gets better you get to taste a variety of the different wine brands. As well as knowing how to detect superior wine in the market when you see one.
The event will be accompanied by live music to keep the effect of the sun on a low and some snacks to keep you going. You can also purchase the wine, as well as other drinks. It goes down on the 8th of February at Paarl. Best be in comfortable clothes and sunglasses as you’d be mostly navigating a floral region on a sunny afternoon.
Wolfie Family Festival
If you are looking for bonding time with family and some adventure to go along with then the Wolfie Family Festival is where you want to be with your loved ones. It is a 3-day getaway camping trip that affords you a beautiful environment at the Olifant river. The festival includes games, dancing sessions, fun parks, star gazing shows, bonfire, family yoga, canoeing, live dancing sessions. They also have a spa for adults that ensures that everyone is catered for during this period. It goes down on the 21st to 23rd of February at Citrusdal. If you ask me you shouldn’t miss this for anything in the world.
Up The Creek Music Festival
If you are a lover of live bands and live music then Up The Creek is where you should be on the 6th to 9th of February. It is going to be 4 days of fun, 4 stages, and over 50 live bands thrilling you to good music at the Breede River. You can sure enjoy the festival with friends relaxing at the edge of the river or taking a dip and enjoy the rejuvenating feel of the water coupled with good food and great comedy. An indeed beautiful opportunity to relax and get your creative juice flowing again.
So if you are looking for the perfect way to spend your weekends, catch up on good old times with buddies you’ve seen in a while and to make it up to family then one of these events is sure the way to go for that unique and unforgettable experience.Conclusions | The Sun Met | Up The Creek Music Festival | What to do in Cape Town | Wolfie Familie Festival |