What to do on Easter Weekend in Cape Town

As Easter is around the corner, Cape Town will be brimming with festivities and events!  What about making the most of your time here by exploring a bit of these festivities this weekend? This city has so much to offer, from breathtaking beaches and epic mountain ranges to amazing art and design events and world-class cuisine.

Have a sneak peek into some of the best events and deals that are going to take place this Easter, and a few tips on how best you could enjoy your days and time while you’re in Cape Town.

1. Enjoy Easter at The One and Only Hotel

Enjoy Easter at The One and Only Hotel

This hotel hosts several egg-citing Easter Weekend events for young and olds. You should join them for a Sunday brunch, where you will have a choice of a draft beer or a glass of wine with oodles of entertainment for kids. You can also enjoy a Saturday brunch at Nobu Cristal accompanied by a live DJ and a glass of bubbly upon arrival. If you have a sweet tooth, better to check out Vista’s Easter Bunny Afternoon Tea, coupled with sweets, novelty cakes, etc. on this occasion.

2. See an open-air movie

See an open air movie

You cannot expect a better way to celebrate Easter Sunday than watching a family-fun movie, face painting, jumping castles, balloon artists and an Easter Egg hunt! This Easter The Galileo Open Air Cinema will be conducting their annual Easter screening at Kelvin Grove on 21 April screening the popular and much-loved family-friendly film, Hop.

3. Celebrate Easter with a Great Food at The 41 Restaurant

Celebrate Easter with a Great Food at The 41 Restaurant

The popular 41 Restaurant has crafted a delicious three-course menu which starts with a sharing platter for the complete table, which is accompanied by two options mains and desserts. This includes traditional hot cross buns, a Traditional Russian hazelnut cake with butter crème patisserie and roast lamb. So do not waste time and book your tickets now!

4. Visit the President Hotel for Live Music and Food

Visit the President Hotel for Live Music and Food.jpg

Visiting President Hotel will enable you to enjoy live music and a fabulous three-course Easter lunch with multiple activities for the kids to engage in. If your kid is under 6 years he/she can eat free if accompanied by a paying adult or you!

5. Eater Egg hunt on Table Mountain

Eater Egg hunt on Table Mountain

You should visit Table Mountain where on Easter Sunday, the Easter Bunny and his friends will go for an Easter Egg Hunt at the Lower and Upper Cable Stations from 10 am to 2 pm. You can book your Cableway tickets to enjoy the magical and exciting entertainment, including puppetry, face painting, magic tricks, juggling, etc. for the entire Easter weekend!

6. Explore Neighbourhoods of Cape Town

Do not miss out on an opportunity to get a glimpse of how the locals live and their traditions. Durbanville is well-known because of its wine valley and biking tracks, Kalk Bay is popular for its vintage shopping centre, Khayelitsha offers amazing art tours and Langa has an amazing history of being the second oldest town in the country.

7. Relish a Sunday Feast at Cellars Hoehnhort

Relish a Sunday Feast at Cellars Hoehnhort

The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel located in Constantia welcomes you and your whole family for a delicious three-course Easter feast. You will also get an exciting Easter Egg Hunt along with a special kids’ menu. On reaching the hotel you will be served with a welcome drink and can have many choices on the menu.


Above-listed are some of the most amazing and attractive entertainment events and activities that you can be a part of this Easter if you plan to Visit Cape Town. So, plan out your days and eat, drink, and be merry!

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