Chill with Windhoek Express

Gerine Hoff
Friday 19 January
• The Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre hosts a month-long online French Film Festival, until 19 February. Info:
Friday 26 January 2024
• 10:00 Stars Under African Skies, featuring Anna-Maria Zimmermann, Mickie Krause and Markus & Yvonne at the Midgard Resort. Tickets: Starting from N$400 via
Saturday 27 January
• 11:00 Rojo Floaty Fiesta at the Walvis Bay Yacht Club. Bring your floaty, anchor, sunscreen, hat and towel!
Friday 2 February
• 19:00 Kiepies Dance Bar hosts their first birthday bash with Just Jack performing. The revelry continues on Saturday, with Frühschoppen with Kaufeee from noon and JYED from 16:00. Entrance: N$50
Saturday 3 February
• 08:00 Farmer's Market at the Windhoek Showgrounds until 13:00. Entrance: N45 for adults, kids and pensioners for free. Upcoming dates: 2 March, 30 March, 4 May, 1 June, 29 June, 3 August, 31 August, 2 November, 30 November and 7 December. Info: [email protected]
• 10:00 Indie Music Fest at the Rare Smokey Mare in Windhoek, featuring a stellar line-up of local musicians. Tickets: n$200 in advance at N$300 at the gates, via
Monday 5 February
• The Project Room hosts an art writing workshop with collaboration with the ARAK Collection until the 9th. Info: [email protected]
Friday 9 February
• 19:00 SA comedian Kevin Fraser presents Africa is a Feeling in the National Theatre. Tickets: N$350 and up via
Saturday 10 February
• 18:00 Ladies Night in support of Huis Maerua at the Arebbusch Travel Lodge, hosted by Natasha van der Merwe (Susan in Suidooster). Tickets: N$400 via
Saturday 24 February
• 08:00 The first Finkenstein Bush Market for the year takes place on the estate on the outskirts of Windhoek until 13:00. Next dates: 27 April, 27 July (Christmas in July), 28 September (Spring Festival) and 23 November (Christmas Market).
Friday 1 March
• 17:00 The DHPS Wine Fest takes place at the school, with wine and sparkling wine tasting, canapés, cheese tasting, coffee and sweet treats, pizza fresh from the oven, live music and a wine auction, you can enjoy a relaxed sundowner in an idyllic atmosphere. Tickets (in advance): N$450. Info: [email protected]
Saturday 2 March
• 10:00 Baby Expo and ECD Fair hosted by ML Media Artistry and Health Point in Windhoek until 3 March. Info and stall bookings: 081 811 0210.
• 16:00 The Reit Club in Okahandja hosts a sushi evening, with live music by CeeJay Jacobs. Bookings essential! Info: 081 575 9544.
Saturday 30 March
• 09:00 The Armae venue on the outskirts of Okahandja host a rib & pot competition. Armae is looking for the best rib braaier and also the best potjie maker. With entertainment by Werner van Zyl. Info:
Thursday 9 May
• NamBurn - the Namibian Burn based on the principles of the Burning Man festival - takes place at Blumfelde until 14 May. Tickets: Starting from N$400 via
Thursday 22 August
• The Outjo Game Festival takes place at Sofienhof until the 24th. More details to follow.