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With that summer feeling inescapable, Capetonians have another weekend where they are spoilt for choice. To narrow it down, recommends five must-attend events. 

The Constantia Gift Fair (Friday to Sunday)

The Constantia Gift Fair is a lifestyle event full of inspirational ideas and hand-picked innovative products – a celebration of gifts with a difference. There are gorgeous home and garden décor items, stunning fashion for young and old, and endless must-have gifts. Get your festive shopping done early this year! See

Galileo Open Air Cinema (Friday to Sunday)

The Galileo Open Air Cinema welcomes you to a magical movie experience of cinematic delights, tantalising treats and breath-taking scenery under a canopy of stars. At The Galileo, when the sun sets the stars really come out, with a glittering line-up of romantic comedies, cult classics, musicals, adventure sports and documentaries that let you cuddle up and be entertained. There are three rotating venues around Cape Town on Fridays, one in the Cape Winelands on a Saturday and is held at Kelvin Grove on a Sunday. See

Blacc Fest X Langa (Saturday and Sunday)

This month, Langa is hosting this lively and classy affair, BLACC Fest X. It will be the debut festival, paving the way for future occasions throughout South Africa in the near future. BLACC’s dream is to bring the wines of South Africa to the main market to celebrate excellence and ensure a bright future for the country’s wine and spirits industry. See

Ragas of the Valley (Saturday)

Ragas of the Valley is a concert at the Baxter of Indian classical music celebrating the legacy of legends Pandit Shivkumar Sharma and Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, commonly referred to as the composer duo Shiv-Hari. Both maestros celebrated their 80th birthdays this year and their friendship spans 51 years from the release of their epic album Call of the Valley. See

The Color Run (Saturday)

The Color Run South Africa is rolling-out the grandest parade yet. This year, The Carnival Tour will be rolling, hopping, skipping (and yes, running) through the streets of Sea Point and Green Point Promenade. And, as a world first, The Carnival Tour is issuing exclusive medals to all Color Runners that cross the finish line and enter the Festival Zone. See

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Taste of Hillcrest (Saturday morning to evening)

Tour the microbreweries, experience unique olive oil products and have the most fun at this festival in Durbanville. See

Fort Food Truck Market (Friday afternoon to evening)

An art, crafts and food market, plus a beer and wine garden, in Granger Bay makes for a family-fit afternoon at this food truck fiesta. See

Grow Your Own Medicine Workshop (Saturday morning to afternoon)

Reconnect with plants, micro-organisms and fungi as you make your own medicine at this herbalism workshop. See

Cuppa Comedy for CANSA (Friday evening)

Laugh the night away in Lansdowne with comedians like Carl Weber while raising funds for CANSA at this first-time comedy event. See

Every Day, Every Year, I Am Walking (Friday evening and Saturday afternoon)

Witness a groundbreaking piece of theatre as it comes to the Magnet Theatre in Cape Town after being performed in 17 countries around the world, Every Day, Every Year, I Am Walking. See