7 top family events not to miss in Cape Town 8-13 November
The latest round-up of fun exciting activities for the whole family.

Garden Glory 

The historic Stellenberg Estate once again opens its gardens to the public as a fundraiser for St Joseph’s Home for Chronically Ill Children.  Stellenberg Open Gardens takes place on 12 & 13 November and children are welcome.

Classic Tales


Evita Bezuidenhout narrates the wonderful story of Peter and the Wolf on 13 November, with the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra.  Tickets sold out a while back, but the 10am dress rehearsal has been opened to the public.   

Run Away to the Circus 

Cirque Eloize iD is a high-energy blend of circus acrobatics and urban dance, perfect for kids aged 6 and up.  Artscape Theatre 16 to 27 November.  Book now!  

Getaway with a Difference 

The No Danger Diaries Festival next weekend (18 to 20 Nov) offers camping among apple orchards with activities ranging from drumming  to talks, paint-dancing to adventure racing, and food cook-offs to pottery workshops. Kids under 12 are just R220. Tickets are selling out fast… 

Dino Delight 

Cape Town is next on the itinerary for the travelling exhibition Dinos Alive which opens at CapeGate Mall on 18 November with 25 animatronic dinosaurs, an apatosaurus ride, a dino movie room, an excavation sand pit, fossils display and more.

Excursion Extravaganza 

Cape Summer Fun on 19 & 20 November is a self-drive event between several attractions including a primate sanctuary, a crocodile farm, a lion park, a bird sanctuary, paintballing and waterskiing and the Cheetah Outreach.

Berry Happy 

Strawberry Picking  season is now in full swing, and Strawberry Farms across the Cape present an opportunity to gorge on hand-picked strawberries, while soaking up the sun and surroundings. It’s enough to bring out the child in everyone.

For more information, visit the What's on in Cape town website.

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