Sunday may be the day of rest, but that doesn’t mean you should spend it at home! The city is alive with possibility, with adventure around every turn.

Capitalise on your free time and enjoy Cape Town by partaking in one of these fun activities. Another bonus is that you get to support local businesses, which is now more important than ever.

Majestic Puppet Showcase

Join Boschendal for a spectacular and awe-inspiring performance entitled Mnumzane, where life-sized elephant puppets made by the Handspring Puppet Company will walk about the estate. Throughout the weekend there will be informal performances alongside an exhibition of giant puppets created by the Ukwanda Puppet Company.

The main performance starts at 12pm on Sunday, and is free to watch.

Where: Boschendal, Werf area

When: R12pm

How much: Free

Hidden Hanepoot Harvest

Gather your family and head out to Paul Wallace Wines in Elgin for some good old Hanepoot harvesting action. It costs R18/kg (secateurs and buckets for picking provided). Food/snacks are also for sale, and olive and wine tastings are also available for those wanting some adult fun.

Where: Farm #63, Wallovale Vineyards, Highlands Rd, Elgin, Grabouw

When: 9am – 4pm

How much: R18 per kg

Cocktail Cruise

Sail off into the sunset, literally, aboard Yacoob yachts and Tigresse Sailing Catamaran. This fantastic weekly event consists of great house music by live DJs and delicious cocktails while you cruise on the crystal clear Atlantic for 90 minutes.

Tickets cost R200-R250 per person and include two complimentary cocktails. Sets sail at 4.30pm sharp. Book your tickets online via Webtickets HERE or call 021 421 0909

Where: 7A, 5 W Quay Rd, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront,

When: 4.30pm

How much: R200-R250

The Galileo Drive In: The Great Gatsby

Get into the spirit of the roaring 20s by watching The Great Gatsby, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carrey Mulligan. Head to the Vredenhof Sports Field in Rondebosch and enjoy a movie from the safety of your car. Snacks are available to pre-book with your ticket at Webtickets. Doors open at 6pm and the movie starts at 7:30pm.

Ticket Pricing
– 2 person car: R250 (equates to R125pp)
– 3 person car: R330 (equates to R110pp)
– 4 person car: R390 (equates to R98pp)
– 5 person car: R430 (equates to R86pp)
– 6 person car: R450 (equates to R75pp)

Where: Vredenhof Sports Field in Rondebosch

When: 7.30pm

How much: Depends on the ticket type

Lourensford Sunday Market

Visit the beautiful Lourensford Estate for a market day that is perfect for family, friends and your four-legged kids. On offer is a great selection of gourmet food stalls, artisan goods stalls, and activities for the little ones.

When: 10am – 3pm

Where: Lourensford Road, Somerset West

How much: Free entry

*Please keep in mind to follow COVID-19 protocols, wear a mask and maintain safe social distancing while enjoying your weekend activities.

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