Events in January 2020

Have you ever wondered which are the best events in January and what to do and see when living in South Africa? In our listing below we have included the most popular January events and festivals for all provinces. These South African 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 January in South Africa 2020?

4 January 2020

Cape Town/Western Cape

Minstrel Carnival Parade. More info

9 - 12 January 2020

Cape Town/Western Cape

Jazzathon - People's Festival at the V&A Waterfront. More info

16 - 20 January 2020

Port Elizabeth/Eastern Cape

SA vs England - Test Match at St Georges Park Cricket GroundMore info.

18 - 19 January 2020


Viennese New Year at Linder Auditorium. More info

24 - 25 January 2020

Hermanus/Western Cape

Pinot Noir Celebration - South African Wine Festival. More info

24 January 2020


Burns Night Supper - a Scottish celebration. More info.

25 - 26 January 2020

Cape Town/Western Cape

Festival of Rebels - Africa Bike WeekMore info.

31 January - 1 February 2020

Cape Town/Western Cape

Cape Town 10s Rugby Festival in Greenpoint. More info

1 - 16 February 2020

Blouberg/Western Cape

Red Bull King of the Air - Kitesurfing Championship. Until 16 February - depending on weather. More info.

1 February 2020

Cape Town/Western Cape

SunMet Horse Race. More info.

Great South Africa Shows and Exhibition
Events in January

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

25 January 2020

Cape Town/Western Cape

Boating Bonanza 2020 at Granger Bay. More info

For more January events in Cape Town

please go to our special page on ExpatCapeTown.

Or go back to our Events Calendar 2020

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