October Events on the West Coast Way

October starts off with a bang: the School Holidays! Come and spend some time exploring on the Cape West Coast.October


Kids Holiday Fun at !Khwattu

Date: 2 – 8 October

Time: Twice daily: 11 am & 2 pm

Location: Khwa ttu

Contact: 022 492 2998

Description: Bring the kids and their bikes for the Khwa ttu Kids Holiday Fun!

Rocking The Daisies

Date: 5 – 8 October

Location: Cloof Wine Estate

Contact: http://rockingthedaisies.com


Rocking the Daisies Music and Lifestyle Festival is South Africa’s biggest and hottest outdoor gathering, which takes place over four days on the first weekend of October every year, officially kicking off the summer season. 

From 5-8 October 2017 festival-goers can expect a multi-faceted and multi-sensory action-packed weekend featuring the best local and international entertainment across music, comedy, art, film; hundreds of top local acts and some of the world’s most inspiring artists performing on multiple stages; camping; good times and making incredible memories.

With the motto “Play hard, tread lightly”, Daisies spearheads green thinking in the country’s festival space and is set to be the most explosive experience yet.

Daisies is unmatched by other festivals in the country, making it an industry leader.


Russells on the Port One Year Birthday Bash

Date: 6 October

Time: 18:00 – 23:00

Location: Russells on the Port

Contact: 022 783 0158 | [email protected].za

Description: Join Russells on the Port for Canapés & Champers and Live Entertainment to celebrate Russells on the Port’s One year Birthday.

R300 per person.
Visit their website for more information: http://russellsontheport.co.za/one-year-birthday-bash-6-october-2017/

Godfrey Johnson at Evita se Perron

Date: 6 October

Time: 19:30

Location: Evita se Perron, Darling

Contact: 022 492 3930 | [email protected]

Description: Godfrey Johnson: An October Cabaret 

Oktoberfest at the Lodge at Atlantic Beach

Date: 7 October

Time: 12:00 until late

Location: The Lodge at Atlantic Beach, Melkbosstrand

Contact: 021 553 2223 | [email protected]

Description: Join the Lodge at Atlantic Beach for Oktoberfest! Tickets are available at the Clubhouse. Music, beer, food, rugby and live music. 

Beauty & the Beast at Evita se Perron

Date: 14 October

Time: 19:00

Location: Evita se Perron, Darling

Contact: 022 492 3930 | [email protected]

Description: R150 per person. Bookings essential 

Schalk Bezuidenhout at Evita se Perron

Date: 22 October

Time: 12:00 and 15:00

Location: Evita se Perron, Darling

Contact: 022 492 3930 | [email protected]

Darling Village Fest 2017

Date: 27 – 29 October

Location: Darling, Cape West Coast

Contact: +27 (0) 22 492 3361 | www.darlingtourism.org

Description: The Darling Summerfest 2017 will take place over the weekend of  27, 28, 29 October! Learn more here


Darling Movie Nights

Date: 27 & 28 October

Time: Gates open at 18:00

Location: Darling Lodge Guest House, 22 Pastorie Street, Darling

Tickets: R50 per person, Kids free. Buy your tickets at the door or advance sale at Chicory Cheese Cafe & Darling Tourism

Description: Friday, 27 October 2017: The Wizard of Oz. Saturday, 28 October 2017: Steel Magnolias. Ladies Special: Ladies get 2 tickets for one, 2nd ticket valid for Ladies only.  Bring your blankets and a picnic basket! 

Groote Post Country Market

Date: 29 October

Time: 10:00 – 15:00

Location: Groote Post, Darling

Contact: 022 492 2825

Description: Groote Post Country Market is a relaxing country experience that you don’t want to miss out on. The market takes place every last Sunday of the month during the months of August – April and is closed during the winter months.

Strictly no BYO (bring your own) food/drinks. Food, cool-drinks, beer and wine are available at the market to purchase. Please support the traders.

The Toffee Gallery: Nicolaas Maritz

Date: 12 August – 15 October

Time: Monday – Saturday 08:00 – 17:00 Sunday 10:00 – 14:00

Location: The Toffee Gallery, Darling Sweet, Darling

Contact: www.thetoffeegallery.co.za

Description: Digital prints by Nicolaas Martiz Oeil de Perdrix Eye of the Partridge. Opening on the 12th of August at 11:30. Artist walkabout: 2 September at 11:30September Events

Darling Mystery Trail

Date: Open Daily

Location: Darling Museum

Contact: www.mysterytrail.co.za

Description: Solve the riddles on the laid-back and adventurous Darling Mystery Trail in the historic village and find treasure! R30 per person.

September Events

Sunday Buffet at Thali Thali Game Lodge

Date: Every Sunday

Time: 12:00 – 15:00

Location: Thali Thali Game Lodge

Contact: 082 372 8637

Description: Bring the family along for an amazing Sunday lunch at the beautiful Thali Thali Game Lodge.

Prices from: R175 per adult and R90 for kids aged 5 – 12

Menus change every week, so be sure to check their Facebook page for new menus. September Events

Happy Hour at Russells on the Port

Date: Every Friday

Time: 17:00 – 19:00

Location: Russells on the Port

Contact: +27 22 783 0158 | [email protected] | russellsontheport.co.za

Description: Enjoy 2-for-1 cocktails at Russells on the Port this Friday!Russells on the port

Russells on the Port Weekend Specials

Date: Every Saturday

Location: Russells on the Port

Contact: +27 22 783 0158 | [email protected] | russellsontheport.co.za

Description: Enjoy a grass fed beef burger served with mushroom sauce, triple cooked fat chips and a Guinness for R135.September Events

Tori Oso eat as much as you like – last Sunday of the month

Date: Last Sunday of the month

Location: Tori Oso, Mamre

Contact: 072 972 3539 or 073 378 8801

Description: Come and enjoy good food, good coffee, and great company together with our tranquil atmosphere at Mamre Werf
Price: R165 per personSeptember Events

Find more October Events on the Cape West Coast: here.

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 westcoastway.co.za or call West Coast Way on 0861 321 777.  Follow us on @WestCoastWaySA on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

West Coast Way is South Africa’s road trip with the most twists. South Africans and visitors can explore a unique collection of themed routes to do adventure-filled Cape West Coast self-drive trips or a West Coast Holiday. The new West Coast Way “basket” of free routes on offer include the West Coast Way Tractor Route, the West Coast Way Berg Route, the West Coast Way Foodie Route, the West Coast Way Cultural Route – as well as the newly launched West Coast Way Wild Route, all of which are designed to showcase the many attractions and activities that are already on offer on the Cape West Coast and inland areas – but may be unknown to many. For more information on West Coast Way’s #WestCoastTwist and the list of 101 Things to Do on the West Coast visit www.westcoastway.co.za or call West Coast Way on 0861 321 777. Connect with West Coast Way on Facebook and Twitter at WestCoastWaySA.


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