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RAMfest 2014


Johannesburg

When: 6 – 9 March 2014
Where: Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng  

Cape Town
When: 6 - 9 March 2014
Where: Helderstroom
Ticket pricing: R600 – R700

What to expect: Get ready to rock your socks off! South Africa’s best rock festival kicks off in Gauteng and Cape Town on 6 – 9 March 2014.  Celebrating eight years in the running, this year’s festival boasts of bringing you the ultimate rock fest ever. Four stages, five international acts, and more than 50 bands are set to perform over the four-day period. 

Tickets available at Gettickets

Spirit Festival

When:
14 March 2014 
Where: Mountain Shadows, Paarl, Western Cape 

What to expect: If you’re in need of an uplifting weekend, a chance to dance, practice yoga and listen to live music may be ideal. This is all happening at Spirit Fest in Mountain Shadows, Paarl, on 14 March 2014.  The festival is open to children as well, allowing them to participate in all festival activities.  
Watch the 2013 Spirit Fest video here 

Ticket pricing: R40 - R450 
Tickets available at Webtickets  



Getaway Show Western Cape


 When: 14 – 16 March 2014 
Time: Friday, 10:00 - 18:00            
           Saturday, 09:00 – 18:00            
           Sunday, 09:00 – 17: 00   
Where: Lourensford Wine Estate  
Ticket pricing: R65

What to expect: Find travel inspiration at this year’s Cape Getaway show.  With over 200 leading travel, outdoor and adventure brands under one roof, the 2014 edition of the Getaway show boasts of a bigger and better traveller’s experience. 

Pensioners and students – R35  Kids U/12 – free 
Tickets available at at www.getawayshow.co.za


Retrofest#1 2014

When:
15 March 2014
Where: Krugersdorp, Gauteng 

What to expect: If you’re a fan of the 60’s and 70’s, here is where you’re going to want to go. Featuring a selection of South African contemporary acoustic artists, bask in the pleasure of good music, great food, spectacular music, nature and art.

Tickets available at gettickets
  

Cape Town’s Imagine -nation Carnival

When: 15 March 2014 

Where: Green Point Fan Walk, Cape Town  

What to expect: A glamorous celebration of African identity, diverse communities, cultures, and the transformative power of creativity. The event is said to captivate the hearts of locals and visitors, showcasing large scale floats, outrageous costumes, and impressively choreographed dance routines.    

For more information about Cape Town Carnival, go to:  
www.capetowncarnival.com  
www.facebook.com/TheCapeTownCarnival 
www.twitter.com/CTCarnival           
Official Event Hashtag: #CTCarnival

We Are one, Colour Festival 

What to expect:
An eco-friendly and safe open-air festival, celebrating freedom and the colour of everyday life. This year’s festival promises to be bigger and brighter than before. 

Cape Town
  
When:
21 Mar 2014 
Where: The Grand Parade, Darling Street, Cape Town  
Ticket pricing: R190 

Johannesburg  
When: 22 March 2014 
Where:
Emmarentia Dam, Olifants Rd, Emmarentia, Johannesburg 
Ticket pricing:
R190
Tickets available at webtickets.
An additional R100 for general access gets you five bags of colour powder. 

U/18 Colour Festival

What to expect:
Strictly an under 18 party, here’s a way to ensure your kids have some good, clean, and supervised fun. It's everything you'd find at  traditional colour festival, except the crowd is younger.

Cape Town  

When: 21 Mar 2014 
Where: Ostrich Ranch, Cape Town 
Ticket Pricing: R150 - R200  

Johannesburg  
When: 22 Feb 2014  
Where: Innesfree Park, Harris Road, Sandton, Johannesburg 
Ticket Pricing: R150 - R200  
Tickets available at webtickets  

For more info contact: andreas@spicedevents.co.za 
Guests are encouraged to wear white.
Ticket includes one pack of colour powder.

Rise and Shine fest

When:
29 March 2014
Where:
Johannesburg
Ticket pricing:
R100 – R250

What to expect:
Earth lovers rejoice! This one is for you. In association with Greenpop, Rain productions, Pangolin Productions and MixFm 93.8 present a premier eco-friendly acoustic music fest. It’s not every day that you get to listen to live music and appreciate Mother Nature at the same time; you’re not going to want to miss this one. 

Tickets available at gettickets


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Muratie Harvest Festival


What to expect: Good food, fine wine, great company, live music and fun times, stomping the newly harvested grapes. Entrance is free of charge and visitors will receive a complimentary glass of Muratie wine on arrival.

Food, wine and cold drinks will be on sale. Festival-goers will be able to sample Muratie’s delicious Farm Kitchen summer menu. Hamburgers and cheese platters will also be on sale and Muratie’s full range of wines will be available by the glass or by the bottle.    

When:
1 March 2014
Where:
Muratie Wine Estate, Stellenbosch 
Ticket pricing:
R50 per person 



 
Nobu Vertical Master class on Chenin Blanc


When:
5 March 2014 
Where:
One&Only Cape Town, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town 
Ticket Pricing:
R450

What to expect: A night in honour of South Africa’s signature grape, Chenin Blanc. With the expertise of top Chenin-experts, Johan Joubert of Kleine Zalze Wines, the evening will show the breadth of flavours and styles in a food-pairing evening to remember.  Wine pairing includes Asian-style dishess.  

All events are strictly limited as to numbers and bookings are advised as soon as possible. 
To reserve your table at Nobu Cape Town:
Call (27) 21 431 4511
(27) 21 431 4511
Or mail for reservations


Nitilda Wine pairing

When: 23 March 2014 
Where: Nitida Farm  Tygerbergvalley Road (R13), Durbanville  
Ticket pricing:
R100 per person 
Kids U/12 - free, Kids 12 – 18yrs –R50 (includes five food tastings; alcohol excluded).  
Tickets available at webtickets    

What to expect: Multi-award winning, Nitida Farm, Môreson (Franschhoek) and Cassia Restaurant will be hosting 25 artisanal bakers to showcase their finest dishes and pair perfectly with Nitida and Môreson wines.  
The all-day event gives you an opportunity to sample a variety of food and wine pairings, with your take-home Cellarbake@Nitida wine glass. Live music, kids kitchen, and family activities also available.
 
Cassia Restaurant will be offering picnic baskets that can be booked in advance.
Book now

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Cape Town Jazz Fest


What to expect: More than 40 local and International Artists are set to perform over the two-day period. This year marks Cape Town Jazz Festival’s 15th Anniversary, and sure enough boasts of bringing you the finest jazz music around. Join thousands, as they get into the musical vibe at this 5-staged event.
 
When: 
28 and 29 March 2014 
Where: Cape Town international Convention Centre (CTICC)   
Ticket Pricing: R490 – R790 
Tickets available at Computicket 



Parklife Fest

What to expect: Breakout management presents annual urban lifestyle event, Parklife Festival, in Johannesburg and Cape Town this year.  Featuring artists such as KT Tunstall and Donavon Frankenreiter, are set to hit the stage, along with some of South Africa’s top local acts.  

Guests are encouraged to bring food to the venue.  

Cape Town  

When: 20 March 2014 
Where: Kirstenbosch Gardens, Cape Town  
Ticket Pricing: R295 - R345  

Johannesburg  

When: 21 March 2014  
Where: Marks Park, Judith Rd, Emmarentia, Johannesburg  
Ticket Pricing: R195 - R395  

Tickets available at Webtickets

K Day Festival

When: 29 March 2014 
Where: Sandringham Farm, Western Cape 
Ticket Pricing: R180.00 
Kids 3 - 12 years: R80.00 
Kids U/3: Free  

What to expect:  K day is all about spreading the 'Local is lekker' vibe. The festival celebrates South African music across the genres, and is said ot be the biggest music show attributed to local music.

Tickets available at Computicket

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