What's on in March

As we enter into March, we take a look at some of the events taking place near you. Share this with your neighbours using the OurHood app, and start planning your March together now!

Cape Town:

What's on in Cape Town

5-8th March: SpiritFest
Nourish mind, body and spirit at this weekend of yoga, dancing, swimming, hiking, live music and wholesome food.
More info: https://spiritfest.co.za

14th March:  Durbanville Plaasfees
This family friendly festival in the Durbanville Wine Valley is packed full of country style fun, including tractors, hedgehogs and whippets, and fresh farm food from pancakes to roast beef.
More info: https://www.durbanvilleplaasfees.co.za

21st March: Cape Town Carnival
Taking place in Greenpoint, this colourful street parade celebrates African identity, creativity, diversity and community. The ideal way to round off your public holiday,
More info: http://capetowncarnival.com

23-29th March: Klein Karoo National Arts Festival
A weeklong Afrikaans arts and culture festival in the Karoo town of Oudtshoorn. This books out quickly so be sure to book in advance!
More info: https://www.kknk.co.za

27-28th March: Cape Town International Jazz Festival
World class music from both international and local jazz artists comes together for the largest music event in sub-Saharan Africa.
More info: https://www.capetownjazzfest.com


What's on in Joburg

7th March: Gin and Tonic Festival
Offering a variety of gin servings with fresh garnishes, alongside top local acoustic artists. Tickets include a complementary gin glass and gin taster!
More info: see facebook page here

7th March – The Linden Market
Voted one of the top 10 markets in Joburg, expect a variety of gourmet food stalls and trucks with live music on stage
More info: https://thelindenmarket.com

8th March – Muddy Princess Joburg
A women only outdoor 5km obstacle mud run for women of all ages, sizes and fitness levels. Forget speed and competition, un is the emphasis here. Be prepared to run, walk, crawl, climb, slide and balance your way through this one.
More info: http://www.muddyprincess.co.za

29th March: Heineken F1 Joburg Festival
The Heineken F1 Joburg Festival returns to South Africa with track entertainment as well as interactive activities for attendees including the Fan Zone, car displays and activations.
More info: https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/article.f1-and-heineken-to-bring-spectacle-of-racing-back-to-south-africa-with-joburg-festival.1ubuEZiX1LzaYarQ2poXX2.html

29th March: Joburg Classic 2020
A cycling event for both adults and children offering a variety of challenging routes and distances.
More info: http://www.cycleevents.co.za/road-events/joburg-classic-2019/


What's on in Durban

6th March: Forbes Women Africa Leading Women Summit
In honour of International Women’s Day, influential women from across industries and professions come together to spark ideas and inspire attendees with talks, fireside chats and insightful panel sessions around the 2020 theme: “The Ceiling Crashers 2.0: Power with Purpose”.
Tickets: https://www.webtickets.co.za/v2/event.aspx?itemid=1485464047

7th March: I Heart Market
Support local makers and the local economy at the Hay Store in Point. There will be good food and drinks, yoga classes, kids activities, live music, and dogs are welcome too.
More info: https://www.iheartmarket.com

12th-14th March: Africa’s Travel Indaba
A Pan-African event to boost the African economy, and one of the top three ‘must visit’ events of its kind on the global caller. It will showcase a wide variety of Africa’s best tourism products and attracts international buyers and media from across the world.
More info: https://www.indaba-southafrica.co.za

14th March: Madness Comedy Festival
Stand up comedy featuring a mixture of award winning and up and coming comics. You will be in for an evening of pure comedy.

14th March: March Cleanup and Nurdle Hunt
If you are unsure what a “nurdle” is, its it those pesky, small round pieces of plastic that you may have seen on the beach. Bring a sieve and container to help collect and separate them and help to save our beaches!
More info: see facebook page here

Have a happy March neighbours!

The OurHood Team 🙂

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