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 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 2019

8 - 11 August 2019

Oudtshoorn/Western Cape

Klein Karoo Klassique Festival 2019. More info

9 August 2019

countrywide Public Holiday

Women's Day Celebrations. More info

Slow Food and Wine Festival Robertson 2019

9 - 11 August 2019

Robertson/Western Cape

Slow Food and Wine Festival. More info


17 August 2019


Boktown Rugby Championship. More info.

Magalies Rock the Cradle

23 - 25 August 2019


Magalies Rocks The Cradle. Various venues. More info.

25 August 2019

Paarl/Western Cape

Artichokes Festival at Perdeberg. More info.

Hantam Vleis Fees/ Hantam Meat Festival logo - Northern Cape Tourism

30 - 31 August 2019

Calvinia/Northern Cape

Hantam Vleisfees. More info.

End of August 2019 - September 2019

Namaqualand/Northern and Western Cape

Various Wildflower Festivals in the Western and Northern Cape. More info.

Please take note:

August 2019


Oppikoppi Music Festival - cancelled!

but should be back in 2020

For more August events in Cape Town

please go to our special page on ExpatCapeTown.

Or go back to our Events Calendar 2019

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.

3 - 4 August 2019

Durban/KwaZulu Natal

Property Buyer Show 2019 at the Durban Exhibition Centre. More info

3 - 4 August 2019

Durban/KwaZulu Natal

Wedding Expo at the Sibaya Sun Park. More info

7 - 11 August 2019


100%Design South Africa 2019. More info.

9 - 11 August 2019

Durban/KwaZulu Natal

The Ultimate Food & Motor Show 2019 at the ICC. More info

26 - 28 August 2019

Durban/KwaZulu Natal

Bio Africa Convention at the ICC. 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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