Events in August

Have you ever wondered which are the best events in August and what to do and see when living in South Africa? Here are some of the best festivals and events in August in South Africa.

In our listing below we have included the most popular South African events and festivals for all provinces. These events are listed with links to event organisers so you can get more information and find out where to buy tickets.

Enjoy these great events and festivals in South Africa and if you like this page, please spread the word and share with your family and friends. 

What's on in South Africa?
August 2016

5 - 7 August 2016

Northam/Limpopo

Oppikoppi Music FestivalMore info

5 - 7 August 2016

Robertson/Western Cape

Slow Food and Wine Festival. More info

6 August 2016

Durban/KwaZulu-Natal

Iconic Bollywood Night at the ICC. More info

6 - 8 August 2016

Hermanus/Western Cape

Hermanus Food and Wine Festival. More info.

9 August 2016

countrywide. Tuesday, 10 August, is Public Holiday

Women's Day Celebrations. More info

26 - 28 August 2016

Cape Town/Western Cape

Mini Maker Faire at Cape Town Science Centre. More info

End of August 2016 - September 2016

Namaqualand/Northern and Western Cape

Various Wildflower Festivals in the Western and Northern Cape. 

For more August events in Cape Town

please go to our special page on ExpatCapeTown.


Or go back to our Events Calendar 2016

Great South Africa Shows and Exhibition
Events in August

There are many exhibitions and shows that cater not only for trade visitors but also are open to the public. The events listed below provide great insights for living in South Africa.

5 - 9 August 2016

Johannesburg/Gauteng

Decorex at Gallagher Convention Centre . More info

27 - 28 August 2016

Johannesburg/Gauteng

Wedding Expo at the CocaCola Dome. More info

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Disclaimer: This events listing is for information purposes only. You should contact the event organiser to confirm any dates in advance.

Image Credits: Image by various events organisers. Other images by SATourism, Shutterstock and own images.


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