What’s happening in your city this march?

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Find out what exciting events are taking place in your city this march.
From cycling events and music festivals to classical music and cooking masterclasses, here’s what’s happening this month.


Huawei KDay 2019 (2 March)
Soak up the last of summer at Meerendal Wine Estate to the sounds of South Africa’s biggest artists. Huawei KDay is one of Cape Town’s most popular music festivals, and with a line-up that includes the likes of Mi Casa, Goodluck, Craig Lucas, Kurt Darren, Lady Zamar, Youngsta CPT, The Kiffness, DJ Kent and many more, it’s not hard to see why. There’s a Kfm Chill Zone for those looking to upgrade their KDay experience, as well as a Kids’ Zone for the little ones. Tell me more

Cape Town Cycle Tour (10 March)
This will be the 41st edition of arguably the most beautiful race in the world. Entries are closed for cyclists, but there are no restrictions for spectators who want to enjoy the electric vibe from the sidelines. Come and show your support as cyclists from around the world take on the tour’s scenic 109km route. Tell me more

Cape Town Carnival (16 March)
Engage with the arts and celebrate diversity at the annual Cape Town Carnival. Rachel Jafta, chairperson of the Cape Town Carnival Trust, describes the carnival as a way of bringing people together and building social cohesion, while offering an extraordinary visual and creative feast and a skills development hub for a wide array of skills. The carnival brings people together from all over the metropole for a day of artistic expression, unity and fun. Get there and be part of the action. Tell me more

Chicago The Musical (15 March – 14 April)
The hit musical Chicago returns to South Africa with a multi-talented, all South African touring cast, band and crew. Based on true events that unfolded in the 1920s, the musical follows the story of two murder-accused women who put up a fight to keep from death row with the help of a smooth-talking lawyer. Set against the backdrop of 1920s jazz, you’ll be tapping your feet to the likes of ‘All that Jazz’, ‘Cell Block Tango’ and ‘Mister Cellophane’. Showing at Artscape Theatre Centre. Tell me more


Ultra South Africa (2 March)
If you like to party, you’ll want to head to the Expo Centre for one of the world’s biggest all-night electronic dance music festivals. The event features a blockbuster line-up of local and international DJs, including The Chainsmokers, Martin Garrix and DJ Black Coffee, with over 30 000 festivalgoers taking part in the fun. Book your ticket to make sure you’re one of them! Tell me more

The Field Market (9 March)
Local produce meets artisinal foods at the Field Market in the beautiful green surrounds of Sandton's Field & Study Centre. Sample the food on offer, relax along the banks of the Braamfontein Spruit, and explore the park’s walking trails, to the sounds of local music floating on the airwaves. Pony rides, jungle gyms, scavengar hunts and other kid-friendly activities will keep the little ones entertained while you get your chill on. Tell me more

Masterclass with MasterChef Australia’s Ben Ungermann (11 – 13 March)
Aspiring chefs take note – ‘ice-cream king’ Ben Ungermann – runner-up of MasterChef Australia 2017 – returns to South Africa in March for a nationwide series of Masterclasses. The Joburg leg of the tour takes place at the Capsicum Culinary Studio campuses in Johannesburg. Ungermann will be presenting three classes: The Whole Chicken Masterclass; The Dessert Masterclass and The Fish Masterclass. Cost is R950 per class. Masterclasses are also running in Cape Town from 15 March and Durban from 25 March. For more details call Keirisha at 086 111 2433 or email chef@capsicumcooking.co.za. Tell me more

Johannesburg International Comedy Festival 2019 (14 – 16 March)
It’s a weekend of laughs with Africa’s largest comedy festival taking place from 14 to 16 March at the Joburg Theatre. The festival kicks-off with a comedy extravaganza, followed by world-class stand-up acts and comedy sketches from numerous local and international comics. Rounding off the weekend is a no-holds barred comedy show, probably not suitable for TV (consider yourself warned). Bring on the funny! Tell me more

Ed Sheeran Live in SA (23 March)
One of the biggest highlights in entertainment this year has to be Ed Sheeran’s SA tour. Sheeran comes to SA fresh from his UK tour, which sold over 1.1 million tickets and included four sold-out nights at Wembley Stadium, making it one of the biggest tours the UK has ever seen. His Joburg performance takes place at the FNB Stadium, followed by two shows in Cape Town on 27 and 28 March. Talented, successful and incredibly likeable, Ed Sheeran is not be missed. Tell me more


Royal Moscow Ballet (9 March)
Fancy a night of elegance, grace and beauty? If so, you won’t want to miss the Royal Moscow Ballet’s SA tour. Artistic Director Anatoly Emelianov, former principal dancer of the US Metropolitan Classical Ballet, has prepared a special programme for South African audiences, with the Durban performance taking place at the Playhouse Opera Theatre. Tell me more

Decorex Durban (21 – 24 March)
Africa’s premier décor, design and lifestyle exhibition takes place at The Exhibition Centre in Durban. Offering design inspo, the latest décor trends and beautifully curated spaces, Decorex is a treasure-trove of excellent finds that will transform any space into a stylish sanctuary. Don’t miss the Pop Up market taking place on Friday 22 March from 10am to 8pm. Tell me more

The Wonder Years (29 March)
Retro food, music and cocktails are what this night out at The Oyster Box is all about. But if the thought of 80s-style jelly salads and dodgy meatloaf leaves you cold, fear not; dinner is a top-notch three-course meal with no jelly in sight, followed by an 80s-inspired show to round off the entertainment. Includes prizes for the best dressed, so look the part and you might just bag one. Tell me more


Gods of War 3 (16 March)
Fighters from all over South Africa come together to participate in this mixed martial arts tournament. If you appreciate the skill of martial arts and the thrill of cage fighting, then head to The Barn on fight night to show your support as the participants determine who is the ultimate fighting champion. Tell me more

Watershed 20th Celebration Tour (20 March)
Okay so it’s not exactly in PE, but for roughly an hour’s drive to Cape St Francis Resort you’ll be rewarded with a performance from one of the most well-loved and successful bands ever to come out of South Africa. Watershed’s national tour celebrates 20 years of awesome as one of SA’s iconic and legendary bands – don’t miss it! Tell me more


Fine Dining Charity Event (15 March)
Gallery on Leviseur/59 Plenty and Engo invite you to join them for a culinary journey that will delight your senses and raise much-needed funds for Engo, a non-profit and non-governmental organisation that focuses on the care of children, the elderly, families, people with disabilities and patients in need. Enjoy an evening of fine dining and light entertainment, and support an incredible cause at the same time – it’s a win all round! Tell me more

3 Mountains MTB and Trailrunning (21 – 24 March)
Smash your fitness comfort zone with the only four staged event in the Free State catering for MTB and trail running. Expect great routes, tough climbs, stunning landscapes, mountain views and sore legs for days as you participate in an event that’s challenging and rewarding in equal measures. Tell me more

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