Your Summer Festival Guide to South Africa in 2018
It’s a brand new year! Make sure you get out of town with your loved ones this summer and start making memories at these fine festivals.
The Wolfkop Weekender | Citrusdal
This festival takes place between the 18-22 of January. It is a popular music event, along with the banks of the Lilo River in Citrusdal and attracts hundreds of locals and internationals each year. Book your ticket on their website.
Up the Creek Music Festival | Swellendam
This colorful music festival takes place on the 25th of January 2018 and ends on the 28th. The Festival has taken place every since 1999, along the banks of the Breede River in Swellendam. You can set up your tent for the weekend or camp right next to your car! This year’s line up is fire! Check out their website for ticket details.
Ultra Music Festival | Cape Town
The Ultra Music Festival will take place on the 9-10 February 2018 as a 5th Anniversary Celebration. As anticipated, the world’s most renowned Djs will be on deck, such as Armin Van Buuren, Afrojack, Dubfire and Hardwell, only too mention a few. Check out their website and book your tickets.
Lunar-Altered States of African Music Festival | Riviersonderend
The Altered States Music Festival is a must for in psy-trance music fan. It is well remembered for its underground psychedelic music and promises the best psychedelic music from around the world. Get your tickets to secure your place on the cosmic circle dance floor.
Cape Town International Jazz Festival | Cape Town
Every person has to attend the Cape Town International Jazz fest at least once in their life. The annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival takes place on the 23rd to the 24th of March 2018. The Jazzfest has a reputation that precedes itself, welcoming thousands of local and international guests each year. This year’s guest artist include Corinne Bailey Rae, Jarred Rickets, Amanda Black, Miles Mosley, Micasa and many many more household names. Check out their website to secure your tickets. In case your flying in just for this fest, hire a car with car hire Cape Town Airport.
Splashy Fen Musical Festival | KwaZulu- Natal
The Splashy Fen Music Festival has become one of South Africa’s premier music festivals. The festival begins on the 29 of March and ends on the 1st of April 2018. Currently, Splashy Fen is South Africa’s longest-running music fest and one of the ‘most friendliest’. You can expect Natural amphitheaters, great acoustics, breathtaking mountain vistas, winding rivers and large level fields for camping. For more information check out their website. If you’re flying in especially for the festival, make sure you rent a car with Durban car rental.
The South African Eco-film festival
The 5th Annual Eco Film Festival returns to Cape Town on the 23-24 March 2018. The Festival aims to showcase challenging, intriguing and creative film content highlighting important issued and concerns within the South African context. For more information check out their website.