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What to see and do in December 2013 in South Africa

What’s happening, were to go, what to see, events, activities

1 December World Aids Day
Every December 1st, the world observes World AIDS Day – day of understanding, compassion, and hope about HIV and AIDS. Still, every 6 seconds someone new is infected with HIV. It is the mission of AIDS.ORG to continue to reach out, and to educate people how to protect themselves against HIV each and every day of the year. We invite you to learn more about what YOU can do to help prevent HIV.
Gala Concert in Cape Town book at computicket

2 December International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
16 December Day of Reconciliation (Public Holiday)
25 December Christmas Day (Public Holiday)
26 December Day of Goodwill (Public Holiday)

Celebrate the berry season

The Berry Farm Swellendam, WC Mid Nov till 2nd week in Dec
Wildebraam, swellendam, WC Mid Nov – end Dec
Polkadraai Farm Stellenbosch, Vlaeberg Rd, wc
Redberry farm, George, wc Oct – Jan
Klondyke Cherry farm, Ceres wc Nov-Dec
Tangaroa Strawberry farm Hartbeespoort, gauteng mid Oct – early Dec
Bon Aff Berry farm Parys Free State end Nov – end March
Mooiberge farm Stall R45 Stellenbosch, wc Sep – dec
Cherry Festival Ficksburg 21 – 23 Nov
Kuhestan Organic Farm, magoebaskloof, Limpopo dec – feb
Blueberry heightys Farm Haenertsburg, Limpopo Dec-feb
Cheerio Gardens Magoebaskloof Limpopo
Berry Festival 15-16 Feb Magoebaskloof, Haenertsburg, Limpopo

Calitzdorp Apricot Harvest (picking) De Krans Wine cellar  till 7 Dec

Western Cape

1-31 dec Delheim Green Picnics stellenbosch
29 Nov 1 Dec Happie Appie Apricot carnival Mc Gregor  includes christmas market
1 Dec World AIDS Day Gala Concert in Cape Town book at computicket
27 nov – 16 Dec Wavescape Festival Cape Town  (various venues)
6 Carols by Candlelight Laborie Wine Farm Paarl
6 Festival of White Lights Stellenbosch
6-7 Slowmrket Christmas Night & Day Market Stellenbosch Oude Libertas Amphitheatre
7 Dec Kommetjie Festival
7-8 Wings and Wheels Ysterplaat, Cape Town
14 Mother City Queer Project Cape Town
14 Kloovenberg Christmas Market Day Riebeeck Kasteel
11-24 dec Tin Soldier Cape Town City Ballet
12-15 Carols by Candlelight at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens Cape Town
17-19 dec The stanford Players present on Broadway Overberg
17-21 Twilight Market at Blaauwklippen Stellenbosch
18-22 dec Belles and Beaux of the Ballet Cape Town City Ballet
20 Stanford Christmas Sunset Market Overberg
12 dec – 23 Feb The Muse Exhibition at Casa Labia Gallery Muizenberg
Electric New Years Eve Ball CTICC book at Computicket


till 1 dec Unica Market in aid of autism at NG Moreleta pta 1353 Villebois Mareuill Av
30 Nov Christmas Market 9-2pm The grove Shopping Centre
29 Nov – 1 dec Canon SA Expo Johannesburg Sandton Convention Centre
29 Nov – 16 Dec Nickel Xmas Market 9:00-18:00  Plot 214, Lynnwood Rd (ext Graham Rfd) Pta East
But men do not see it – exhibition of Justin Fiske kinetic artist at standard bank gallery, joburg till 7 dec
1-16 Mzansi Fela Festival Pretoria state theatre
1 Classic Car Show Johannesburg  Nasrec Showgrounds
1 Carols by Candlelight Botanical Garden Pretoria
1 Milestones Market at Hatfield Plaza, Burnett St, Pta
1 Boardwalk Art Market 10-3pm cnr Solomon Mhlangu Dv & Haymeadow Crescent Faerie Glen Pta
7, 14, 16 Irene Market every Saturday Centurion
7,14,16,21 Hazel Food Market every Saturday
7 CHRISTMAS Night Market Hazel Food Market Greenlyn Village Centre, Menlo Park
3, 10, 17 Magical Moonlight Christmas Market Bryanston
8 Bird Walk 6am The Sheds @ Birdsong, Gemstones Rd, Rhenosterspruit Nature Conservancy
9-13 Musical Theattre Week summer holiday camp children 7-17 Wynnstay House 3 Junction Av, Parktown, jhb
14 Heritage Foundation Walking Tour Main St Mall Johannesburg

New Year’s Bash The Sands, Sandton

North West Province

1 Getaway Hike Magaliesberg
5-8 dec Nedbnk Golf Challenge at Sun City
7, 14 Rainhill Farm Christmas Market Rustenburg


6-8 dec Route 40 Music festival White River 013 751 3135
14 dec Wakkerstroom Country Market 082 371 8250


24, 25-31 Yuletide fun at the Oysterbox Umhlanga Rocks
8 Baynesfield Vintage Christmas Market Pietermaritzburg & Natal Vintage Tractor & Machinery Club exhibition
12-15 Carols by Candlelight Botanic Gardens Durban
16 Shongweni Christmas Market, Durban
23 Carols by Candlelight Oysterbox Umhlanga Rocks
31 Durban Jazz Festival @ Hazelmere Dam
The Origins New Year’s Eve Party Durban


Northern Cape

28 dec Seefees St Helena Bay

Eastern Cape

18-21 Fine Arts & Crafts Exhibition The Crags, Plettenberg Bay (Sweetwaters Barn)
20-22 Garden Route Splash Festival Knysna  Mud Run, Duck Race, the Swim & The Challenge
23 dec Tony Kietzman Landscapes at Rhodes Art Gallery (and other goeters)

28 dec St Francis Bay Fun Run
30-31 Vic Falls Carnival


14-24 dec Parys Christmas Market



For more things to do and see, for contact details, and more information see the calendar of events

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