Chill with Windhoek Express

Gerine Hoff
Friday 17 November
• 18:00 The String Quartet of the Namibia National Symphony orchestra plays Beethoven, Haydn and Mozart at the Crocodile Farm in Otjiwarongo. Entrance is free.
• 18:00 Ensemble Treasures under the leadership of Christa Lambrechts takes place at the Dutch Reformed Church in Swakopmund. Tickets: N$50, u/8 free of charge, available from the church office.
• 20:00 PD Stoman performs unplugged at the Steampunk Factory & Lounge Bar located in Windhoek's 38 Calcium Street Prosperita. Bookings are essential. Info: 081 388 2995 or [email protected]
Saturday 18 November
• 09:30 Goanikontes Oasis farmer's market, with fun for the whole family!
• 11:00 Christmas Market at the Goethe-Institut, with food, drinks, arts & crafts. Entrance is free.
• 18:00 The String Quartet of the Namibia National Symphony orchestra plays Beethoven, Haydn and Mozart at the Haus der Jugend in Swakopmund. Entrance is free.
Sunday 19 November
• 06:00 Guide Clive Bergh takes you on a moderate 3 1/2 hour, 10km hike on the horseshoe trail at Yellowstone Farm. Info: 081 217 5757. Participation: N$50.
Wednesday 22 November
• 19:00 Nuit - an all-women contemporary dance production takes place in the National Theatre. Tickets: N$120 (general) and N$80 for children and pensioners via
Thursday 23 November
• 19:00 Katima - a Namibian childhood by Sylvia Schlettwein, launched at the Namibia Scientific Society.
Friday 24 November
• 17:00 Good Food Market at The Village in Windhoek. Tickets: N$30 - N$150 via
• 19:00 Katutura Fashion Week at the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, themed Taking pride in our cultural heritage & diversity. Tickets: N$50 - N$250 via
• 19:00 God. Family. Comedy. A night with Mich Gaoseb at the National Theatre of Namibia. Tickets: N$180 via
Andre the Hilarious Hypnotist Namibian Tour
• 24 November: Dagbreek school hall, Windhoek
• 25 November: NG Church Pionierspark
• 27 November: Swakopmund Paintball Centre
• 28 November: Walvis Bay Bowls Club
• 29 November: Sparta United Club
All shows start at 18:00. Tickets: N$190 via
Saturday 25 November
• 08:00 Droombos Christmas Market until 14:00.
• 12:00 Pride pop-up, expo, live music and birthday bash at Etcetera (old Chopsis). Tickets: N$50 in advance via webtickets or N$80 at the doors.
• 12:00 The Yard Wolf at The Wolfshack in Windhoek, with loads of Jägermeister specials. Tickets: N$50 via
• 14:00 AfroSol Festival - One mic stand spoken word and poetry at Palm Tree Park in Windhoek. Tickets: N$120 - N$200 via
• 14:00 The fifth annual Summer Fiesta takes place at the Mokati stadium in Otjiwarongo. Continues on the 26th. Tickets: N$70 via
• 14:00 RnB & Chill with ClintL at Presley's (Old XS Lounge) along with various local acts. Tickets: N$150 via
• 17:00 The Restoration Concert at the Hage Geingob stadium in Windhoek. Tickets: N$200 - N$250 via
• 18:00 Momeya film launch at The Village. Tickets: From N$100 via
Sunday 26 November
• 09:00 Live music with Trio Feminale at the Farmhouse Deli of the Strand Hotel in Swakopmund until 10:00. Entrance is free
• 17:30 In the Woods dance show presented by the Dance Factory at the Namib Primary School in Swakopmund. Tickets: N$160 for adults and N$80 for children under 16. Info: 064 403 367.
Wednesday 29 November
• 19:00 Christmas trivia night at The Wolfshack. Bookings essential for teams. RSVP: WhatsApp to 081 423 4243.
Thursday 30 November
• 19:00 Human Rights Day concert featuring the Namibian Blue All-Starts at the Franco Namibian Cultural Centre in support of LifeLine / ChildLine Namibia. Tickets: N$100 via
Friday 1 December
• 18:00 Gymnasts in Wonderland presented by the Swakopmund Gymnastics Club at the MTC Dome. Tickets:N$20. Drinks and snacks will be on sale.
• 18:00 The Cantare Audire Choir and the Namibian National Symphony Orchestra hosts its Christmas Concert at the Dutch Reformed Church Pionierspark, with a second show on Sunday 3 December. Tickets: N$120 via
• 18:45 Coming Home Dead - a theatre production interwoven with performance poetry, expressing the narrative of the 1904-08 genocide at the National Theatre. Tickets: N$250 via
Saturday 2 December
• 08:00 A farmer's market takes place at the Windhoek showgrounds until 13:00. Next dates: 9 December (Christmas market). Entrance: N$5 for adults and children free. Info: 081 277 8766 or [email protected]
• 08:00 Caribbean sunsets at the Mondesa sports field in Swakopmund, with food, drinks, live performances and VIP bars. Tickets: N$70 via
• 16:00 Night Market at the Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Centre until 22:00. Info: 081 810 2629.
• 18:00 Mi Casa and other DJs perform at the WHS Vegkop stadium. Tickets: N$450 - N$600.
• 19:00 We Praise Him gospel concert at the Walvis Bay municipal hall, featuring Maranatha, Pride Panashe, Esmee Katjikuru and Monique English. Tickets: N$30 - N$130 via
Sunday 3 December
• 12:00 Jazz on the Lawn with Don Vino and Judith Sephuma at the WHS Vegkop stadium in Windhoek until 19:00. Tickets: N$400 - N$550 via
Tuesday 5 December
• 20:00 SA comedian Alfred Adriaan hosts Unfit & Forty at the National Theatre. Tickets: N$200 via
Saturday 9 December
• 09:00 TopCheri Kiddies Concert and Play Day with Sugar King at the Doc Jubber Fields in Windhoek. Tickets: N$40 - N$60 via
• 18:00 The Namibian Annual Music Awards take place at the MTC Dome in Swakopmund.
• 18:00 Youth Vibez concert and Miss Youth 2023 at the Independence Arena in Katutura. Tickets: N$80 via
Thursday 14 December
• The annual Nedbank Food Festival takes place at the amphitheatre in Swakopmund until the 16th.
Sunday 17 December
• 10:00 Swakop Indie Music Fest at the Adventure Park & Paintball Centre, featuring Blikweg, JP Kotze, Johnny Louw, Ang & Mona, Savannah Collins, Safarias Tsam, Riaan Smit and others.
Wednesday 20 December
• 10:00 The Swakopmund Night Market takes place at Tiger Reef, along with the Coatal Talent Show. Info: 081 810 2629.
• 19:00 Tribute to Johnny Cash by Riaan Smit and his band at the Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Centre. Tickets: N$200 via
Thursday 21 December
• 18:00 SA singers Jay and Kurt Darren as well as a line-up of local artists perform at the MTC Dome in Swakopmund. Tickets: N$100 and up via
Friday 22 December
• 19:00 Year-end disco party at The Wolfshack until 11:00. Entrance: Free.
Thursday 28 December
• 11:00 Namib Rage Events presents sounds of Summer at Langstrand until late. More info to follow.