Events in January

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 2017?

1 January 2017

Kempton Park/Gauteng

White Soul Affair Picnic. More info.

1 January 2017

Pretoria/Gauteng

Festival of Running - New Year's Run Walk 11k. More info.

1 January 2017

Carolina/Mpumalanga

Groove and Soul Festival. More info

2 January 2017

Cape Town/Western Cape

Minstrel Carnival Parade. More info

7 January 2017

Cape Town/Western Cape

Viennese New Year at Cape Town City Hall. More info

14 January 2017

Chrissiesmeer/Mpumalanga

Wildflower Day. More info

26 - 29 January 2017

Swellendam/Western Cape

Up The Creek Music Festival. More info.

30 January 2017 - tbc

Cape Town/Western Cape

J+B Met 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.

27 - 29 January 2017

Cape Town/Western Cape

Cape Town Motor Show at Grand WestMore info

Until 8 January 2017

Cape Town/Western Cape

Dinos Alive exhibition at the Cape Gate Shopping Centre. Until 8 JanuaryMore info


For more January events in Cape Town

please go to our special page on ExpatCapeTown.


Or go back to our Events Calendar 2016


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