August Events on the West Coast Way

The countdown to Spring begins and if you didn’t know: the #WILDflowers2016 are blooming already! Find the best festivals and places to view the flowers here and the most amazing places to stay during the season here. You can also enjoy an experience of a lifetime with this awesome 5 Day Namaqualand Spring Flower Tour.

It is also Women’s Month and what better way to celebrate Women’s Day than with a trip to the West Coast Way!

Find amazing deals on the Cape West Coast and start planning your August road trips!

Here are our top August events on the West Coast Way:

Sunday Lunch Buffet at Thali Thali Game Lodge

Date: 7, 14, 21 & 28 August

Time: 12:00

Contact: (c) +27 (0)82 372 8637 / +27 (0)83 275 2825 | [email protected] |

Location: Thali Thali Game Lodge, Langebaan

Description: Join the team at Thali Thali Game Lodge for their amazing Sunday Buffet. Bookings essential.


#TeaTuesday with Carmién Tea

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 16:30 – 17:30

Location: Unit 32 Northgate Estate on Gold Street, Brooklyn, Cape Town

Contact: 021 510 2685 | [email protected]

Description: Every Tuesday is a #TeaTuesday at Carmién Tea in Cape Town! Pop in and join the fun. R30 per person gets you a Carmién Tea Flavour Pairing and an opportunity to buy your favourite Rooibos Tea!carmien tea tasting invite-01

Themed evening at !Khwa ttu

Date: 27 August

Time: 18:00

Contact: (c) +27 (0)22 492 2998 | [email protected] |

Location: !Khwa ttu

Description: !Khwa ttu will be hosting winter warmer evenings during the colder months where couples and groups can relax with some good food and wine and just enjoy themselves. R195 per person. This meal will be served to the table as a banquet. !Khwa ttu is offering a bus from Darling and Yzerfontein.


Darling Presbyterian Church Flower Ministry

Date: 5 – 7 August

Location: Presbyterian Church, 16 Pastorie Street, Darling

Part of the Culture Route | Darling


Darling Presbyterian Church Flower Ministry

Themed “I Am the Light of the WorldPresby Flower Ministry 1

PPC Riebeek Berg Marathon

Date: 6 August

Location: PPC, Riebeeck West

Contact: Riaan Van Zyl 022 482 2909

Description: One of the most beautiful marathons in South Africa, known for its winding route through the Riebeek Valley, athletes can compete in the 42.2km marathon, 21.1km half-marathon, 10km run/ walk or a 5km fun run/ walk.


The Village Market in Riebeek West

Date: 6 August

Location: Main Road, Riebeek West

Contact: Cynthia 082 492 8381 or Linda 076 803 7399

Description: A true Village market where handmade and homegrown products fill baskets, where visitors make friends and locals catch up. First Saturday of every month.


Yzerfontein Yellowtail Challenge 2016

Date: 6-7 August

Location: Yzerfontein Boat Angling Club

Contact: 022 451 2985 | 022 451 2366 | [email protected]

Part of the Culture Route | Yzerfontein

Description: Sign up for the Yzerfontein Yellowtail Challenge. 1st Prize for heaviest yellowtail is R20 000 Cash! Entry fee: YBC Members R150 | Non Members: R200 | Juniors U16: R100

Entry fee includes an official YBC and Seaport Supply Yellowtail Challenge 2016 shirt to first 300 entries.


Food & Craft Market at Blue Bay Lodge

Date: 7 August

Time: 10:00 – 13:00

Location: Blue Bay Lodge

Contact: 022 714 1177

Part of the Foodie Route | Saldanha Bay

Description: Join in on a day of great food, music, wine and beer, arts and crafts and much more.Food and Craft Market at Blue Bay Lodge

Blue Bay Lodge Women’s Day High Tea

Date: 9 August

Time: 10:00 – 14:00

Location: Blue Bay Lodge, Saldanha Bay

Contact: 022 714 1177

Part of the Foodie Route | Saldanha Bay

Description: Join in on the Women’s Day celebration at Blue Bay Lodge. Come for hight tea, tea tasting with Carmien Teas, a fashion show with Moooi Boutique. Guest speaker Hannes Koegelenberg creative director of Ideas Magazine. R210 per person. Bookings are essential.

Women's Day high tea

Brew-ilates at Darling Brew

Date: 9 August

Time: 10:00 – 14:30

Location: Darling Brew

Contact: Sanja Steyn [email protected] 079 544 4326

Part of the Culture Route | Darling Brew


Join us for a pilates class in the brewery. A special high tea & a toffee tour with tasting at Darling Sweet

R350 per person. Bring a matBrew-ilates

Langpad & Lipstiek at Club Mykonos

Date: 9 August

Time: 11:00

Location: Club Mykonos, Langebaan

Contact: 022 707 6970

Part of the Foodie Route | Langebaan

Description: Well known Afrikaans comedian Lizz Meiring presents Langpad & Lipstiek at Club Mykonos. R80 per personLizz-Meiring

Evita’s Woman’s Day

Date: 9 August

Time: 14:00

Location: Evita se Perron, Daroing

Contact: +27 22 492 2851 or +27 22 492 2831 | [email protected]

Part of the Culture Route | Darling

Description: Enjoy an afternoon of light entertainment this Woman’s DayTannie Evita

PDU Unpowedered

Date: 13 August

Time: 14:00

Location: Evita se Perron, Darling

Contact: Book your Evita se Perron show +27 (0)22 492 2851

Part of the Culture Route | Darling

Description: Pieter-Dirk Uys looks back on a life fully-lived and peers ahead at the next challenge of making the impossible even more extraordinary.84_evita-se-perron

Tannie Evita praat kaktus

Date: 14 & 21 August

Time: 14:00

Location: Evita se Perron, Darling

Contact: Book your Evita se Perron show +27 (0)22 492 2851

Part of the Culture Route | Darling

Description: Revisionist look at the history of white South Africa, from the arrival in 1652 of the Cactus of Separate Development on the Drommedaris, through the Great Trek, Blood River, the 1948 Election and arrival of the National Party and official apartheid, through the birth of democracy and the reality of today. Tannie Evita, in English, takes you on a journey, a hilarious roller- coaster ride to freedom of expression.Evita P2 Stage 2015

An audience with Pieter Dirk Eish!

Date: 20 August

Time: 14:00

Location: Evita se Perron, Darling

Contact: Book your Evita se Perron show +27 (0)22 492 2851

Part of the Culture Route | Darling


Meet those in our Rainbow Nation who will help us laugh at our fear of an unchartered future. Pieter-Dirk Uys presents a celebration of free speech, an orgy of laughing at sacred cows, an embrace of being in a relatively healthy young democracy. Come and enjoy it all while it lasts. Every box holds a familiar secret! Every laugh truly South African! A different show each night, depending on the choices of the audience, might force future thought-police to buy tickets for each show, just in case a State Secret is let out of a box!Screen Shot 2015-07-03 at 12.37.10 PM

Divas around the world at Evita se Perron

Date: 20 August

Time: 19:00

Location:  Evita se Perron, Darling

Contact: 022 492 3930 | [email protected]

Part of the Culture Route | Darling

Description: Cat Simoni brings you her favourite divas from around the world; Nana Mouskouri, Edith Piaf, Françoise Harding, Ella Fitzgerald, Barbara Streisand, Mina, Astrid Gilberto, Melina Mercouri, Petula Clark and more. R120 per personLive at ESP Cat Simoni

Hopefield Fynbosskou

Date: 25 – 28 August

Location: Hopefield Sports Club

Contact:  [email protected] | +27 73 100 0357 | +27 22 723 1720

Part of the Foodie Route | Hopefield

Description: August month in Hopefield is Fynbos month. We have a beautiful display of all the fynbos around our little town. Fynbos show time in August. Come and visit.

Hopefield Fynbos Skou

Clanwilliam Wildflower Festival

Date: 26 August – 3 September

Location: Clanwilliam


Description: The Clanwilliam Wildflower Festival has taken root around the annual Clanwilliam Wildflower Show, running for 41 years this year.

Clanwilliam Flower SHow

The Cat’s Meouw

Date: 27 August

Time: 19:30

Location: Monte Christo, Hopefield

Contact: 083 440 6644 | [email protected]

Part of the Foodie Route | Hopefield

Description: Monte Christo in Hopefield presents a tongue in cheek operetta, The Cat’s Meouw. Featuring the phenomenal vocal talents of Pierre van Heerden & Tarryn Fox. Bookings essential. R350 includes a 3 course dinner & show.

Cats Meow August

West Coast Way Is South Africa’s Road Trip With The Most Twists

Explore the Cape West Coast by planning a self-drive trip or book a guided tour for a nature and adventure-filled Cape West Coast holiday.

Road-Trip-Southern-Africa-West-Coast-Way-Routes Find a 101+ things to see and do on the West Coast Way: Enjoy wine, craft beer, olives and Rooibos tea tastings, Weskus cuisine and braaivleis (barbecue), swing into Citrusdal with a zipline, go Cederberg bouldering, jump into natural (warm) pools, step onto cruises of lagoons and rivers, trek through nature reserves and a National Park, hop onto game drives, try the skill of archery and angling, get your adrenaline pumping with sand-boarding and quad-biking, go horse riding, learn about the San culture and Riel-dancing, do kite- and windsurfing, chill in your flip flops and do surfing, book a kayaking trip, go beach hopping, learn about bees, whales and listen to our birds in a twitcher’s paradise – all in South Africa’s wildflower reserve. For more information on the West Coast’s top places to go, road tripping, hikes, tours and trails, explore or call West Coast Way on 0861 321 777.  Follow us on @WestCoastWaySA on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Take the road less travelled in the West Coast Way

For more information on West Coast Way Routes and the list of 101+ Things To See And Do in the Cape West Coast, visit our eventspage. Choose to go on a self-guided adventure drive by following the routes, or book an air-conditioned trip to top West Coast attractions in South Africa.

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