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?

Sunday 24 September is celebrated nationwide as Heritage Day, so Monday 25 September will be 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 2017?

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.

Until end of September 2017

Northern Cape and Western Cape

See the amazing flower carpets and visit the wildflower festivals this spring. Read more.

1 - 30 September 2017

Johannesburg/Gauteng

Arts Alive Festival. International Arts and Culture Festival. More info

6 - 10 September 2017

Cape Town/Western Cape

Open Book Festival at various venues. More info.

18 - 22 September 2017 

countrywide

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

Hilton Arts Festival

15 - 17 September 2017

Hilton/KwaZulu-Natal

Hilton Arts Festival. More info. 

18 - 25 September 2017

countrywide

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

Cape Town Fringe Festival 2017

21 September 2017 - 8 October 2017

Cape Town/Western Cape

Annual Cape Town Fringe Festival. More info

24 September 2017 (25 September is a public holiday!)

countrywide

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

White Mountain Festival 2017

28 September 2017 - 1 October 2017

Central Drakensberg/KwaZulu-Natal

White Mountain Acoustic Festival. More info.


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


Great South Africa Shows and Exhibition
Events in September

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.

Getaway Show Gauteng 2017

23 - 25 September 2017

Johannesburg/Gauteng

Getaway Show at the Coca-Cola Dome. More info.


For more September events in Cape Town

please go to our special page on ExpatCapeTown.


Or go back to our Events Calendar 2017


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