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Festivals to add to your 2018 summer social calendar

Are you already busy planning your 2018 social calendar? I've listed a few cool festivals you should check out between January and March - add them to your list!

January


The Wolfkop Weekender | Citrusdal


This festival takes place 18-22 January. It is a a popular music event along the banks of the Lilo River in Citrusdal and attracts hundreds of locals and internationals each year. Book your ticket on the website.



Up the Creek Music Festival | Swellendam


This colourful music festival takes place 25-28 January. The festival has taken place every year since 1999, along the banks of the Breede River in Swellendam. You can set up your tent for the weekend or camp right next to your car. This year’s lineup is fire! Check out the website for ticket details.



February


Magoebaskloof Berry Festival | Limpopo


Febuberries for the win! The Magoebaskloof Berry Festival will be on the weekend of 3-4 February. This festival promises good fun for the whole family, including picking your own berries, a village market and breathtaking scenery. Check out the website for more information.



Ultra Music Festival | Cape Town


The Ultra Music Festival will take place 9-10 February as a fifth anniversary celebration. As anticipated, the world's most renowned DJs will be on deck, such as Armin Van Buuren, AfroJack, Dubfire and Hardwell, to mention a few. Check out the website and book your tickets.



March


Lunar-Altered States of African Music Festival | Riviersonderend


The Altered States Music Festival is a must for any psy-trance music fan. It is well remembered for its underground psychedelic music and promises the best psychedelic music from around the world. Get your tickets to secure your place on the cosmic circle dance floor.



Cape Town International Jazz Festival | Cape Town


Every person, has to attend the Cape Town International Jazz fest at least once in their life. The annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival, takes place 23-24 March. The Jazz Fest has a reputation that precedes itself, welcoming thousands of local and international guests each year. This year’s guest artists include Corinne Bailey Rae, Jarred Rickets, Amanda Black, Miles Mosley, Micasa and many more household names. Check out the website to secure your tickets.



Splashy Fen Musical Festival | KwaZulu-Natal


The Splashy Fen Music Festival has become one of South Africa’s premier music festivals. The festival begins on 29 March and ends 1 April. Currently Splashy Fen is South Africa’s longest running music fest and one of the ‘most friendliest’. You can expect natural amphitheatres, great acoustics, breathtaking mountain vistas, winding rivers and large level fields for camping. For more information check out the website.



The South African Eco-film Festival | Cape Town


The fifth Annual Eco-film Festival returns to Cape Town 23-24 March. The festival aims to showcase challenging, intriguing and creative film content highlighting important issues and concerns within the South African context. For more information check out the website.

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