Events in September

Have you ever wondered which are the best events in September and what to do and see when living in South Africa? Did you know that September is Heritage Month in South Africa?

Tuesday 24 September 2019 is celebrated nationwide as Heritage Day, so it is a public holiday.  Many South Africans will use the long weekend for exploring the country and visiting family and friends. Also most local schools break up for a one-week holiday over this time. 

Read more about Heritage Day and public holidays in South Africa.

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What's on in September in South Africa in 2019?

In our listing below we have included the most popular September 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 your tickets.

18 - 24 September 2019

Cape Town/Western Cape

Cape Town Baroque Festival 2019. More info. 

Hilton Arts Festival

19 - 22 September 2019


Hilton Arts Festival. More info. 

20 - 29 September 2019


Umuzi Week of Festivals. More info. 

24 September 2019 


Heritage Day Public Holiday. Most museums offer free entry on public holidays. More info.

24 - 29 September 2019

Potchefstroom/North West Province

Aardklop Festival 2019. More info.

around 24 September 2019 - tbc

Cape Town/Western Cape

Afrofest 2019. More info.

mid September 2019 - tbc


Cape Nature Access Week with free entry to parks. More info.

September 2019 - tbc 


SA National Parks Week. Dates vary according to various Sanparks see more info.

More great events for Cape Town and the Western Cape here.

Great South Africa Shows and Exhibition
Events in September 2019

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 September events listed below provide great insights for living in South Africa.

21 - 24 September 2019


Comic Con Africa 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre. More info.

For more September events in Cape Town

please go to our special page on ExpatCapeTown.

Or go back to our Events Calendar 2019

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