2019 Festival

The Afrofest 2019 will see over 20 activations in various venues across the beautiful city of Cape Town, in CBD, Observatory, Langa, and Khayelitsha! Festive and educational activities will include: live concerts, art and craft workshops, interactive discussions on heritage and culture, poetry and story-telling, DJs, vinyl music parties, markets, African food, fashion, and film screenings. There will be plenty to explore this Heritage weekend, 21-24th September, and celebrate AFRICA ! The best part? A R250 all-events festival pass (includes concerts, dance shows, food/beer/wine tastings, fashion, comedy, film screenings...) which also gives you substantial discounts in shops, as well as for the crafts workshops - you won't find a better offer for a 4-day festival. Welcome to The AfroFest!


What is The AfroFest

The AfroFest is a movement that supports local African Culture makers, by building awareness about local artists and businesses that uphold African Culture on a daily basis. Our action builds towards an inclusive festival for the Heritage Weekend celebrations (24th September every year), catering for all African entertainment across Cape Town. Celebrate with us the different aspects of the African culture such as music, dance, arts, crafts, fashion and food, and support our local entrepreneurs and artists!

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Festival Activities

The AfroFest partners with various businesses and activators who have one thing in common; celebrating and promoting African culture, be it through art, fashion, food, music, dancing or film. Visitors to the festival will have a wide selection of activities to choose from!

The AfroFest Collaborations

Passionate about Africa and helping to uplift & showcase the goodness of our African Heritage in Cape Town?We believe in the vision of a modern city with a unique and vibrant African identity that honors the greatness of our continent and people.Join us and Make the ChangeCollaborate in events, build your brand as an African culture maker with the 1st city-wide Afrocentric cultural movement to support you!

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