Summer is all about getting out of town and dancing under the sun with your best buds to your favourite music! So, get those diaries and calendars out – here is our guide to the hottest festivals this summer season!

Ultra Music Festival |  Cape Town

The world’s best DJ’s will be on the docks at the Ultra Music Festival, running from 1-2 March 2019. Here you can party it up to top class DJ’s such as The Chainsmokers, Martin Garrix and Black Coffee.

Buy tickets at ultrasouthafrica.com

Up the Creek | Swellendam

Are you ready for a proper celebration of four days filled with music and nature? Up the Creek is takes place the 7-10  February 2019. Perched on the banks of the Breede River, you can jam to the likes of Koos Kombuis, Diamond Thug, The Stone Jets, Josh Kempen, Femi Koya, Grassy Spark and so much more!

Visit for upthecreek.co.za more information!

Splashy Fen Musical Festival | KwaZulu-Natal

One of South Africa’s most iconic festivals, Splashy Fen Musical Festival, is happening between 18-22 April! You can expect great acoustic music under breathtaking mountains and colourful lights. So get excited, because here is your chance to raise your arms to the likes of Desmond and the Tutus, Jeremy Loops, Goodluck, Mi Casa and Shortstraw!

For more information, visit splashyfen.co.za

Rock on the Lawns | Cape Town & Johannesburg

Rock on the Lawns festival is where you should be on the 21st of March in Cape Town and the 16th of March in Johannesburg. Especially as the headliner act will be British indie/rock legends, The Cure!

It’s a one day celebration out on the Festival Lawns at Carnival City in Johannesburg on the 16th, and Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town.  There is gourmet food, beer gardens and only the best local artists, including Fokofpolisiekar, Ard Matthews, Karen Zoid, Hellcats and Opposite the Other. So, don’t miss out!

Buy tickets at online.computicket.com

CTEMF | Cape Town

The Cape Town Electronic Music Festival is back and it’s going to be better than ever before! Taking place on the 9th of February at the Cape Town Castle, you can enjoy the best from our local electronic musicians, such as Broken Transient, Cody Meyer, Deano among many more! This one-day-only festival is the place to be for all the electronic fans out there!

For more, check out their Facebook page.

Good music, good vibes, good memories! The time for summer festivals is here!

Which festival is your favourite? Tell us in the comments below!

 

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