Festivals galore in CT

2015-09-10 06:00

Cape Town’s travel industry will be putting its best foot forward this September in celebration of Tourism Month.

With World Tourism Day on Sunday 27 September, the month is aimed at highlighting the industry’s importance and its role in creating jobs and sustainable societies and encourages local citizens to explore their own cities, thereby supporting the domestic economy.

For those unsure of what attraction, or activity, to see and do this month Cape Town Tourism has created the ultimate Cape Town Bucket List, highlighting 100 things to do in Cape Town.Free entry

SANParks Week, from Monday 14 to Saturday 19 September, offers free entrance to most of the Table Mountain National Park pay points (excluding Boulders Penguin Colony and the Table Mountain Cableway). At Cape Point prices for trips on the Flying Dutchman Funicular will be reduced with special prices for the family, with free face painting for on Saturday 19 September.

From Saturday 19 September to Saturday 31 October, rugby fans can enjoy all the Springbok games, along with celebrity MCs, guest bands and rugby legends for free at the ABSA Boktown at the Vandamp;A Waterfront amphitheatre.

Also on the sporting front, on Sunday 20 September Capetonians and visitors will be taking part in the Cape Town Marathon while nature lovers can look forward to a free two-hour garden tour at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden from Tuesday 22 to Sunday 27 September.

The Khayelitsha Arts Festival runs until Sunday 27 September.The second Fringe Arts Festival will be on in the CBD and Langa until Sunday 4 October with 80 dance, theatre and family performances

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