Chill with Windhoek Express

Recurring events
• 07:00 Bio-Markt / Green Market at the Stephanus Church (Dr Kenneth Kaunda Street) in Windhoek until 12:00 every Saturday.
• 16:00 Coffee and Cake at Farm Krumhuk every Sunday. Cost: N$80 for adults (2 pieces of cake and bottomless coffee & hot/cold tea) and children under 6 are half price. Info: 061 233 645. Bookings essential for groups bigger than 7.
Currently running
• The marks we leave behind at the Bellhaus Atelier & Galerie (18 Bell Street, Grüner Kranz). View until 26 March.
• Shebeen Queens: A photographic exhibition by Julia Runge can be viewed at Café Prestige at the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre until 6 April.
• 08:00 The Indongo Toyota Desert Sport Festival takes place at the Walvis Bay Private High School until 26 March at 14:00, with 13 schools competing in u/13, u/15 and u/19 rugby, netball and hockey.
Thursday 24 March
• 19:00 See Keanu Harker perform at the Brewer & Butcher in Swakopmund.
• 19:00 The Comedy Club, hosted by Big Mitch at the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, includes Zita and Rhita this month. Tickets: N$70 in advance and N$100 at the door.
Friday 25 March
• 18:00 South African singer Appel performs at the WHS Vegkop stadium in Windhoek, with an additional performance by Jo Nichol. Tickets: N$250 via
• 19:30 Roadhouse Blues Band performs at Sound Garden in Swakopmund. Tickets: N$80.
Friday 25 March
• 19:00 Acoustic Friday with award-winning ensemble Tschuku Tshuku at the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre upper terrace. Tickets: N$60 in advance and N$80 at the entrance.
Saturday 26 March
• 15:00 The Methodist Church Narraville together with El-Dan events presents a couples tea with guest speaker Theresa Sedras - Mrs J from Suidooster - atht he Walvis Bay Community Hallo. Theme: Shaping each other. Dress: Denim and diamonds. Tickets: N$200. Info 081 2342743 or 081 719 4819.
• 12:00 SA musician and entertainer Keanu Harker performs at Sound Garden in Swakopmund, followed by Roadhouse Blues Band. Tickets: N$80
• 19:00 The Crowning of Mister, Miss and Mrs Supranational Namibia takes place at the SKW in Windhoek. Tickets: N$550 to N$950, available via
Monday 28 March
• WorldSkills Africa takes place at The Dome in Swakopmund until 2 April, where serval African countries compete with their skills. A conference and career exhibition is also on the programme. Visit for more information.
• The Bible Society of Namibia hosts #bikeriders4bibles - a run from Windhoek to Karasburg until 1 April, with the aim to raise N$350 000 to acquire 2 500 Khoekhoegowab Bibles and audio Bibles.
Steve Hofmeyr tours Namibia
• 29 March: River Chalets, Mariental
• 1 April: Wanderers, Windhoek
• 2 April: Pro Ed Academie, Swakopmund
• 5 April: Town hall, Walvis Bay
All shows start at 19:30. Tickets: N$250 - N$625 via Info: Leonora at 081 845 8701.
Tuesday 29 March
• 19:00 Independence quiz night at the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre. Entrance is free.
Thursday 31 March
• 18:30 In this month's edition of Future Females Windhoek at the Lemon Tree (formerly Vintage Coffee Shop) the theme is Technology makes you a master content marketer. Tickets: N$85 via Info 081 124 5301.
• 19:00 As part of the Windhoek Woordfees, Chrisna Beuke-Muir presents the Afrikaans version of the Dutch production, Sus, van... based on the mythological figure Ismeme at De Kayak in Olympia. Tickets: N$150 via
Friday 1 April
• 14:30 As part of the Windhoek Woordfees, Marinda Engelbrecht and Sanet Prinsloo p resent My melk kook oor at De Kayak. Tickets: N$150 via
• 19:00 As Night Fades performs live at Muso's. Tickets: N$50 or N$30 if dressed up (the theme is Down to clown!).
Saturday 2 April
• 05:30 Farm Windhoek hosts the Sunrise trail vs road run. Info [email protected]
• 07:00 5km Momentum Cancer Association of Namibia fun run in Windhoek (starting at the CAN head office, 90 John Meinert Street and the CAN Erongo office at 3 Ferdinand Stich Street Swakopmund). Tickets: N$75 early bird, and N$100 at the gates. Info [email protected] or 061 237 740.
• 08:00 The ever popular Windhoek Boeremark / Farmers Market takes place at the Windhoek Showgrounds until 13:00. Entrance: N$5 for adults, and free for pensioners and children. Info: Esme at 081 277 8677 or [email protected]
• 09:00 The SPCA Windhoek hosts a garage sale to raise funds. Donations are asked to make this drive a success. Info: 061 238 654.
• 15:00 Rock 'n roll Namibia concert at the Avani Hotel in Windhoek, headlining with SA band Prime Circle. Tickets: N$500 - N$2000 via, and includes seating, food and beverages.
WIKA 22 - Wer lacht, lebt!
• 6 April: Maskenball / Costume Ball
• 7 April: Prinzenball / Royal Ball
• 8 April: International Evening
• 9 April at 11:00 Street Procession in Independence Avenue
• 9 April: Frühschoppen
• 9 April: Juka / Youth carnival
• 10 April: KiKaWi / Kids carnival
• 10 April: Kehraus / afterparty
All events take place at the SKW, unless otherwise noted.
Tickets will be available at Maerau SuperSpar in due course.
Friday 8 April
• 18:00 Canadian alt-pop duo Neon Dreams perform at the Brewers Market in Windhoek, with a second performance on 9 April at Soundgarden in Swakopmund. Tickets: N$290 via
• 18:00 Nianell performs at Droombos on the outskirts of Windhoek. No food or drinks form outside; a cash bar is available. Platters can be ordered in advance. Tickets: From N$270 via
Saturday 9 April
• 09:00 Auas Valley market day, with a wine tasting, live entertainment by Jacob & Taylor, a kiddies’ corner and much more. Entrance: N$10 and free for kids under 12.
• 18:00 Heart2Heart (Alinda Lu'Mar and Claudine Nelson) host a cocktail evening with dinner at the Windhoek Golf Club. Tickets: N$450 (including dinner). Info and bookings: 081 333 5647.
Saturday 30 April
• 08:00 The ever popular Windhoek Boeremark / Farmers Market takes place at the Windhoek Showgrounds until 13:00. Entrance: N$5 for adults, and free for pensioners and children. Info: Esme at 081 277 8677 or [email protected]
Other dates: 4 June, 2 July, 30 July, 3 September, 8 October, 29 October, 3 December and
10 December.
• 20:00 The biggest Old School party with SA's Groovemaster DJ Jazzy D from Jacaranda FM performs at XS Lounge in Windhoek. Tickets: Starting at N$150 via