Once a Month Events in Cape Town

There’s nothing better than planning your schedule around an awesome event to look forward to, a beckon of light at the end oft he working week. I’ve put together a list of events that happen every month so that if you’re looking for more, you know where to go.

First Thursday of Every Month

First Thursdays

I mean, do I have to say more? First Thursdays is an event that has taken Cape Town by storm over the past few years because it allows visitors to the city to explore art galleries, shops and markets after the sun has set. This is a novelty in South Africa, with many people preferring not to roam the streets after dark. There are a number of activations that occur in local bars and restaurants on this night which guarantees an amazing time.

  • Where: Start in Bree Street
  • Dates: Every first Thursday of every month
  • Time: 5pm onwards
  • Price: free to attend, what you spend within each store is up to you.

Upper Bree Street Market

The Station on Bree is taking First Thursdays to the next level by closing off Upper Bree street for pedestrians to saunter around and enjoy live entertainment, great food with food trucks, over 120 gins stocked at The Station, artworks, over 30 vendors of craft, art and fashion participating.

  • Where: Station on Bree
  • Dates: 5th December | 2nd Jan | 6 Feb | 5 March | 2 April
  • Time: 6pm onwards
  • Price: Free entry, cost of food/drinks.

First Saturday of Every Month

Life Retreat Spa Yoga

The focus is on a different yoga pose each month and assists visitors in perfecting their yoga poses, how to safely perform a pose, the do’s & don’ts, beginners concerns as well as what the physical, psychological & therapeutic benefits and contraindications of a pose are.

  • Where: Life Retreat Spa in Somerset West
  • Dates: 7th December (First Saturday of each month)
  • Time: 10:30 – 12:00
  • Price: R100 per person

Last Saturday of Every Month

Cannabis Talk

As more people use Medical Cannabis oil, more proven benefits are being reported. Above all, this natural remedy helps to relieves symptoms and treat a variety of chronic diseases, including cancer, and depression.

  • Where: Life Retreat Spa in Somerset West
  • Dates:  28th September, 26th October, 30th November, 28th December (Last Saturday of each month)
  • Time: 11:00 – 12:30
  • Price: R150 per person


Please note: this is a work in progress.

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