Events in April

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

In our listing below we have included the most popular South African events and festivals for all provinces. You will also find some information on big international expos taking place in South Africa in April. These events are listed with links to event organisers so you can get more information and find out where to buy tickets.

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What's on in South Africa?
April 2020

SplashyFen April2020

9 - 13 April 2020


Splashy Fen Festival. More info

10 April 2020

Public Holiday, countrywide

Good Friday

11 April 2020

Cape Town/Western Cape

Two Oceans Marathon with expo from 8 - 10 April and trail run on 10 April. More info

13 April 2020

Public Holiday, countrywide

Easter Monday

15 - 21 April 2020

Grahamstown/Eastern Cape

ScifestAfrica in Makhanda - South African National Science Festival. More info

18 - 19 April 2020

Paarl/Western Cape

Pinotage and Biltong Festival at Perdeberg Winery, Agter Paarl. More info

Orange descent April2020

20 March 2020

Upington/Northern Cape

Orange Descent Canoe Marathon. More info

24 April - 2 May 2020

Bloemfontein/Free State

Annual 10-day Bloem Agricultural Show. More info.

25 - 27 April 2020

Stellenbosch/Western Cape

Annual Cheese Festival and Agri-Expo at Sandringham Farm. More info

25 April 2020


Lowveld Gin Festival. More info

27 April 2020 - long weekend :-)

Public Holiday, countrywide

Freedom Day Celebrations. More info

Afrikaburn April 2020

27 April 2020 - 3 May 2020

Tankwa Karoo/Northern Cape

AfricaBurn Arts Festival. More info

30 April 2020 - 3 May 2020

Knysna/Western Cape

Pink Loerie Mardi Gras. Carnival and Arts Festival. More info

For more April events in Cape Town and the Western Cape

please go to our special page on ExpatCapeTown.

Or go back to our Events Calendar 2020

Great South Africa Shows and Exhibition
Events in April 2020

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

WTMAfrica 6 - 8 April 2020

6 - 8 April 2020

Cape Town/Western Cape

World Travel Market Africa at the CTICC. More info

Randshow 8 - 13 April 2020

8 - 13 April 2020


Rand Show Expo. More info

30 April 2020 - 3 May 2020

Cape Town/Western Cape

Decorex Cape Town at the CTICC. More info

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