Summer fun ranges from outdoor and stargazing picnic concerts to live outdoor music performances, open air movie screenings, year-end functions and garden parties.

Picnic Concert: Joshua na die Reën

1 December 2018 from 20:00 – 21:00

Joshua na die Reën celebrates the summer at the Afrikaans Language Monument. The Garden Theatre opens her arms for this talented musician.

Soothing, intelligent and flowing from the heart; this is the musical experience that Joshua na die Reën will bring to the Afrikaans Language Monument on Paarl Mountain on Saturday, 1 December, for the first summer concert of the new season.

The show starts at 20:00 in the Garden Theatre – a smaller, more intimate brother of the famous Paarl Amphitheatre – on the soft lawn right at the foot of the monument while the sun’s last rays take their leave. Tickets, which are expected to sell out quickly, are available at Computicket and the Language Monument at R140 for adults, R130 for students and R70 for children under 13.

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/247964902574165/


Stargazing Picnics at the Afrikaans Language Monument

8 December 2018 & 5 January 2018 from 18:00 – 22:30

“Somewhere in the Middle of Nowhere” at the iconic Language Monument the stargazing picnics will eye the (in)visible comets.

Locals can thank their lucky stars to live in region with an incredible night sky that will once again entertain visitors during stargazing picnics at the Afrikaans Language Monument on Paarl Mountain. Guests can explore the starry sky thanks to members of the Orion Observation Group (OOG) who love to share their knowledge and telescopes.

The theme is “Somewhere in the Middle of Nowhere” and the picnic starts at 18:00. The guided tour of the monument is at 18:30 and visitors can watch the stars from 20:00 to 22:30 with the aid of the telescopes.

Please remember binoculars and warm clothes. The picnic series is in aid of ‘Let’s Read!’, the Language Monument’s reading project for children. Picnic-goers are requested to bring a new or second-hand children’s book to donate to this project.

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1006855049502575/


Picnic Concert with “The Rockets”

25 January 2019 from 20:00 – 21:30

To light up the summer and New Year, the ever-so-popular R&B/pop group, The Rockets, will once again ascend Paarl Mountain to get 2019 off to a merry start.

The place? The Afrikaans Language Monument.

The date? Friday, 25 January.

Their concert is in part in aid of the Let’s Read! Literacy project for children and visitors are asked to bring and donate any children’s books for this purpose.

The show commences at 20:00 in the Garden Theatre.

Tickets, which are expected to sell out quickly, are available at Computicket and the Language Monument.

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/324961268225785/



Summertime Saturdays – Live Music at Back’s

December 2018 – January 2019

Every Saturday from 18:00 – 21:00. Music starts at 18:30.

Free of charge

Last food orders 21:00.

Bookings recommended at +27 (0) 21 872 0697


Berg River Brewery Juiced – Kiwi Sunday

The third installment of #JuicedSundays takes place at Berg River Breweries on 2 December 2018.

Doors open at 12:00. Music starts 12:30.

Join us for next level house music, craft beer and delicious food.

No own food or alcohol will be permitted on premises (We have awesome food and drinks available). There will be strict security. Secure parking available. Don’t forget to bring good vibes 🙂

Early Bird tickets – R80 l Tickets at the door – R100

Tickets:  https://www.quicket.co.za/events/62695-juiced-2nd-december/?fbclid=IwAR2aFrQNhMN3oR5vE6_o0YDzLKE9g6G73qlGgtCpsC6HInlYE2xbUZ1f_3o#/

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1806499722792364/


Watershed Album Launch Tour at Diamant Estate

6 January 2018 from 15:00 – 20:00

On the 6th of January, beloved South African rock band Watershed, will be performing live at the beautiful Diamant Estate in Paarl during their new album tour which will take place during the next 8 months. Guests can expect a lovely summer’s picnic day on the lawns with breath-taking views and an afternoon filled with these incredibly talented artists. People can expect all their favourite songs plus brand-new hits just released!

For more information about the show at Diamant Estate visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2162244800691837/

Tickets are R150 per adult, R80 kids and kids under 2 years free.

Tickets are available on http://qkt.io/3fTm0W


Marianne Wine Estate

Around the World Picnic ft. Kaleidoskoop.

16 December 2018 from 17h00 – 22h00 l Show starts at 19h30

Join us on 16 December 2018 and fill your picnic basket with some of our international inspired food and wine, while unwinding to the sounds of Kaleidoskoop!

The show will start at 19h30, leaving you plenty of time to stop by our stalls to fill your basket with tapas, burgers, beer, cold drinks, spritzers, and wine.

Bring own picnic blankets.

Entrance fee R150per person.

Tickets available for purchase online at www.kaleidomusiek.co.za and are limited to only 200 tickets.

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/296139754564152/


Jan Blohm at Marianne

31 December 2018 from 18:00 – 00:00

Don’t know what to do for New Year Eve? You have enough time to book it at Marianne Wine Estate and have an amazing evening featuring live music with Jan Blohm in a beautiful setting around the vines and mountains. After the show, you are welcome to stay and join us for a Braai and awesome party on our deck to take us into the New Year. Looking forward to having you with us!

To book please email taste@mariannewinefarm.co.za or contact +27 (0)21 875 5040.

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/363831904177976/


Simonsvlei Winery

Open Air Cinema – Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

1 December 2018 l Doors open at 5pmand movie starts at 8pm.

The Galileo Open Air Cinema presents ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ at Simonsvlei Winery, under the stars!

Tickets range from R89 – R175: ticket info at www.thegalileo.co.za/buy-tickets/

A variety of food, alcohol and hot & cold beverages are available on location – cash only.

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/356651991772873/


Sax at Simonsvlei

2 December 2018 from 18:00 – 20:00

You can expect fine music, fine wine and a South African sunset at Simonsvlei on Sunday, 2 December 2018.  Saxophonist Andrew Young, (Liverpool) featuring Pianist Tony Drake, Piano/Keyboard (South Africa) perform their own unique brand of easy listening/ smooth jazz. Whenever these award winning, world class musicians get together something musically special happens it’s always a lot of fun.

Tickets: https://online.computicket.com/web/event/summer_sunset_picnic_concert/1262143215/0/89962085?fbclid=IwAR14NW5yOtUBW2A_m8ZLzvfTx1teaY0CqpoMjGgC5Zn0ufGqVmQn06eUCX4

Bring your own picnic.

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/970054513183695/


Grand Prix Garden Party at Val de Vie Estate

1 & 2 December 2018 from 10:00 – 15:00

A two day Garden Party celebrating the South African Grand Prix, this event will feature a stunning display of the 1930’s GP Cars and a live demonstration of the cars being fired up and driven around a short display track!

Additionally, there will be displays from a number of classic car clubs, modern car displays and live entertainment.

The SAHGP Drivers Club VIP Hospitality facility will also be operational both days, offering mouth- watering cuisine in luxurious surroundings in the Polo Pavilion, right in the heart of the action.

Tickets: https://sahistoricgp.com/pages/tickets?fbclid=IwAR0ob6I2d8FLF3U4-chdNI0M_qWIck1M-hWOl4NUGi8aF7QEOcZepYfIBfA

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/186005478678525/


TopVendor Year End Celebration at Vondeling

5 December 2018 from 18:30 – 21:30

We are excited to invite you to our year end celebration at Vondeling Wines on the 5th of December! What better way to cap a wonderful year than by celebrating our talented wedding industry. Join us for delicious food and wine with industry friends and get inspired for the new year by interacting with our panel of industry leaders!

We are honored to have Aleit from the Aleit Group, Andre from Vividblue Photography, Kate from Something Different, Nico from NConcepts & Designs and Izandi from IDO4U on our panel.

This will be the first of our pop-up Q&A sessions. These sessions allow you to learn from some of the industry’s top professionals, gain insight into their businesses and how they achieved success in our industry. If you would like to secure your seat, please RSVP and book before the 26th of November.

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1046332395491640/