Events in March 2020

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

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What's on in South Africa?
March 2020

1 March 2020

Vereeniging/Free State

Vaal Marathon. More info.

Gin and Tonic Festival Cape Town 2020

1 March 2020

Cape Town/Western Cape

Gin and Tonic Festival at the Old Biscuit Mill. More info.

5 - 9 March 2020

Swellendam/Western Cape

SpiritFest 2020. More info.

7 March 2020


Festival de la Francophonie. More info. 

7 - 8 March 2020

Cape Town/Western Cape

Cape Town Motor Show at Grand West. More info.

8 March 2020

Cape Town/Western Cape

Cape Town Cycle Tour. The world's largest timed cycle race as part of Cape Town LifeCycleWeek from 1 - 9 March 2020. More info

12 - 14 March 2020

De Aar/Northern Cape

Karoofees Arts Festival. More info.

13 - 15 March 2020

Grabouw/Western Cape

Bazique Festival 2020. More info.

20 - 22 March 2020


Annual Wakkerstroom Music Festival in the stunning Drakensberg Mountains. More info

21 March 2020

Cape Town/Western Cape 

Cape Town Carnival. Celebration of African identity, communities and cultures. More info

21 March 2020


Ebenezer Mile Swim. More info. 

24 - 29 March 2020

Oudtshoorn/Western Cape

Klein Karoo National Arts Festival. More info.

27 - 28 March 2020

Cape Town/Western Cape

Cape Town International Jazz Festival. More info

28 - 29 March 2020


Durban Dessert Festival. More info

29 March 2020

Port Elizabeth/Eastern Cape

Ironman Africa Championship at Hobie Beach. More info

For more March events in Cape Town

please go to our special page on ExpatCapeTown.

Or go back to our Events Calendar 2020

Great South Africa Shows and Exhibition
Events in March 2020

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.

6 - 8 March 2020 

Stellenbosch/Western Cape

Cape Getaway Show. More info.

13 - 14 March 2020


Beauty Revolution Expo at the Sandton Convention Centre. More info

Decorex 19 - 22 March 2020

19 - 22 March 2020


Decorex Durban. More info

21 - 22 March 2020

Cape Town/Western Cape

Property Buyer Show 2020 at the CTICC. More info

31 March 2020 - 1 April 2020


Power Africa. Free Expo. 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 CreditsCourtesy of various events organisers, shutterstock and own images.

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