5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Cape Town This Easter Weekend

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Cape Town is a blast, no matter what time of year you go, but this Easter Weekend the Mother City is putting on her best show with various great activities and specials. If you’re looking for a good reason to book your Easter stay with us, here are 5!

Win Prizes in the V&A Waterfront Egg-Scape Challenge

If you are looking to remain in the heart of Cape Town over Easter, head to the V&A Waterfront, where you will find the Easter edition of the V&A Record and Music Fair, a music-lover’s dream with 30 traders selling over 6000 records and items of music memorabilia. The Kids Market is also running this weekend, where children between the ages of 6 and 15 have the opportunity to flaunt their entrepreneurial skills and sell their own wares. The highlight, however, is the Family Egg-Scape – a fun challenge for the family with team challenges and lawn games. Prizes include cash vouchers up to R5000, and if you enter the Egg Hunt, you could win tickets to the Easter Movie Night at the Galileo Open Door Cinema. Speaking of which…

Enjoy an Easter Classic in the Outdoors
Enjoy an Easter Classic in the Outdoors

On 29 March, Galileo is screening Peter Rabbit as a special Easter show at Central Park in Century City. This is a great outing for the family, so bring along a picnic basket filled with Easter eggs, a blanket, and enjoy this Easter classic.

Indulge in a Delicious Easter Sunday Lunch

Located in the gorgeous Constantia wine valley, Steenberg offers a brilliant Easter Sunday lunch at the Tryn Restaurant. Executive Chef Kerry Kilpin and her team have crafted a special menu, with exciting and tasty Easter treats. The farm also has an egg hunt, perfect for families with children (or families with adults if you’re feeling up for it!). One egg contains a prize of goodies for the kids and two bottles of wine for the parents.

Make Your Own Easter Chocolates

Ever wanted to know exactly how chocolate was made? Woodstock-based chocolatiers, Honest Chocolate, has their monthly chocolate workshop on 30 March this year. This immersive experience covers everything from tasting and a live demonstration to getting your hands dirty and decorating your own chocolates you can take home with you.

Create Your Own Tote Bags on Good Friday
Create Your Own Tote Bags on Good Friday

Artwave is hosting a guided art workshop at The Yard in the V&A Waterfront, where you will be taught step-by-step how to paint your own tote bag. All materials are provided, and the workshop is designed to be fun, so don’t stress if you don’t have any previous painting experience. This is a perfect event if you are looking to have an Easter hang-out with your friends on Good Friday (29 March)!

These are only 5 of the amazing activities you can experience in Cape Town this Easter weekend. Be sure to book your stay with us ASAP, and if you’re looking for further activities, don’t hesitate to ask our friendly team at reception. Until then, Happy Easter to those who celebrate, and enjoy the long weekend!

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