2020 is around the corner. Don’t worry, we can hardly believe it either. But to give you a sense of just how real the upcoming year is, we decided to hype up some much-anticipated brand events to show you what some of the top event management companies have got planned in Cape Town.
KIRSTENBOSCH SUMMER SUNSET CONCERTS
November 2019 – March 2020
You haven’t done summer in Cape Town if you haven’t spent an evening on the lawns of Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Kicking off in November 2019, this series of open-air music concerts host some of SA’s favourite local talent along with some international legends. It’s a bring-your-own style picnic, perfect for family and first dates.
GALILEO OPEN AIR CINEMA
October 2019 – April 2020
If you’re not up for a concert, how about kicking it old-school and checking out a movie instead? The Galileo Open Air Cinema screens movies from all ages and all genres, across a host of different venues across the Mother City. Event managers at each venue bring the experience to life with food stalls, live entertainment and extremely comfy cushions to watch the main event.
THE SUN MET HORSE RACE
1 February 2020
How does a spot of betting and glamour sound? This is what you can expect at the Sun Met, held at the Kenilworth Racecourse. It’s a big deal. Seriously, it’s one of SA’s (and Africa’s) biggest racing and fashion events. Event organisers in Cape Town come together to conjure up a truly spectacular day, and an even more exciting evening. Think fashion shows, live music, interactive displays and amazing food morsels!
ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL
28 February 2020
Any event organiser in Cape Town working on the music scene knows all about Ultra. Living up to its name, Ultra South Africa is Africa’s largest music festival. It’s an epic 2 days of bliss for fans of Electronic Dance Music and brings in DJS with big names, and even bigger basslines. Check out the previous line-ups.
CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL
27 – 28 March 2020
If electro isn’t your thing, we can guarantee that jazz can win you over. The Cape Town International Jazz fest is one of the city’s biggest music events that welcomes over 20 international and local jazz artists. In 2020, it’s turning ten! Not too bad for the fourth largest jazz festival in the world, is it?
CAPE TOWN WHISKY & GIN LIVE CELEBRATION
2 – 4 May 2020
Move over craft beer, ‘cause gin and whisky are owning 2020 in Cape Town. At the V&A Waterfront, locals and international visitors flock to sample their top tipples while looking over the bay. And to top off the tasting is an array of food truck delights.
CAPE TOWN FUNNY FESTIVAL
10 July – 6 August 2020
South African humour is some of the best there is. So if you’re up for a proper giggle, there’s no better event than the Cape Town Funny Festival. They say laughing can cure illness and fight infection, who knows maybe it can help beat the winter flu? Local and international comedians will hit the Baxter Theatre in July and August. Don’t miss this.
ROCKING THE DAISIES
A huge event for loads of brands, Rocking the Daisies is a highlight on the 2020 calendar. A full weekend of music, culture, food, festivity, dress up and visual delights. Event organisers in Cape Town start setting up the festival grounds months in advance to ensure it’s a memorable weekend for all music lovers.
PLANNING A BRAND EVENT IN 2020?
Event organisers in Cape Town have their hands full planning all kinds of exciting things for visitors. If you are thinking of also kicking off 2020 with a brand event or are looking for a top event management company to help you get your plans in motion, get in touch with the Jawbone crew today.