Chill with Windhoek Express

Gerine Hoff
Currently running
• The Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre hosts an online French Film Festival until 19 February. Info:
Amoji - an exhibition by Toufic Beyhum can be viewed at The Project Room until 9 March.
Friday 16 February
• 19:30 Lize Ehlers performs at the Steampunk Factory & Lounge Bar (38 Calcium Street, Prosperita). Tickets: N$30.
Saturday 17 February
• 11:00 Join photographer Toufic Beyhum for a talk on his exhibition, Amoji, at the Project Room for a deeper insight into his body of work.
• 19:00 The Ells present My Bloody Valentine at the Sweet Side of Thingz in Independence Avenue, Windhoek. Tickets: N$120 in advance via and N$150 at the doors.
Friday 23 February
• 19:00 The Ell's perform at Sound Garden in Swakopmund. Tickets: N$70 in advance and N$100 at the doors.
• 20:00 Come and jam with Desert Comet and Friends at Muso's. Entrance: N$20.
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).
• 08:30 Big Walk for Little Warriors, hosted by the Lions Swakopmund, Henties Bay and Walvis Bay in support of childhood cancer. Tickets: N$20. Info: 064 461 271 or [email protected]
• 18:30 Spitbraai and dance with JYED at the Benguella Angling Club in Windhoek. Tickets: N$80 (includes dinner and dance). Tickets: 081 129 1113, 081 124 9685.
Sunday 25 February
• 21:00 Passionfruit - an experience that aims to provide the youth with a curated night out, hosted by The Loft, from future beats to R&B and dance music. Tickets: N$80 via
Wednesday 28 February
• 19:00 The OYO Dance Troupe presents Remembering at the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, with extracts from Remembering Johnny and A Picassiana Dance. Entrance is free, but bookings are advised.
Thursday 29 February
• 18:00 Friends Trivia Night at the Swakopmund Adventure Park & Paintball Centre. Tickets: N$80. Info: 064 461 271. In support of the Cancer Association of Namibia.
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]
• 19:00 Stef Bos presents Bitterlief, hosted by the Windhoek Woordfees, at the Dutch Reformed church Eros. Tickets: N$250 for adults, N$200 for pensioners and N$100 for children via
Saturday 2 March
• 08:00 Farmer's Market at the Windhoek Showgrounds until 13:00. Entrance: N$5 for adults, kids and pensioners for free. Upcoming dates: 30 March, 4 May, 1 June, 29 June, 3 August, 31 August, 2 November, 30 November and 7 December. Info: [email protected]
• 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.
• 10:00 Ladies' morning with SA's Hykie and Gerridene Berg at Windhoek Gymnasium. Tickets: N$350 (including snacks) from 081 487 4297 or 081 285 5616.
• 16:00 The Reit Club in Okahandja hosts a sushi evening, with live music by CeeJay Jacobs. Bookings essential! Info: 081 575 9544.
• 19:00 Stef Bos presents Bitterlief, hosted by the Windhoek Woordfees, at the Namib Primary Aula in Swakopmund. Tickets: N$250 for adults, N$200 for pensioners and N$100 for children via
• 20:00 Suzy Eises performs live in the National Theatre. Tickets: N$250 via
Sunday 3 March
• 09:00 Atlantis Sports Club in Walvis Bay hosts a summer market until 13:00. Entrance and parking is free. Info: 081 143 9290.
Tuesday 5 March
• 17:00 SA's Dozi performs at the Sound Garden in Swakopmund, with a second performance on the 6th. Get your tickets now to avoid disappointment!
Thursday 7 March
• The 3rd annual Namibia Institutional Investors Forum hosted by the MNCapital Group takes place at the Strand Hotel in Swakopmund until the 8th. Tickets available via
Saturday 9 March
• 09:00 4x4 fun day and outdoor expo at the Yellowstone Trails. Entrance N$30 for adults and N$10 for children under 12. Food and drinks will be available. Take on the trail in your 4x4 for N$350. Info: 081 563 3871 or 081 429 8865.
Saturday 30 March
• 09:00 The Armae venue on the outskirts of Okahandja hosts 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:
• 09:00 Join a bread-baking course at Goanikontes Oasis with Tannie Rene. Unlock the secrets of crafting the perfect loaf while enjoying a delightful day out. Info: [email protected]
• 11:00 Swakop Indie Music Fest Easter Edition at the Paintball Centre, featuring various local musicians.
Saturday 6 April
• 08:00 La Academy presents a Hello Autumn market at the Dagbreek School premises, with festive food, crafts, kid’s activities and more until 14:00. Entrance is free.
Wednesday 24 April
• The annual Tourism Expo takes place at the Windhoek Country Club until the 26th. Info:
Friday 26 April
• The KosMOS Fees takes place at the Wanderers Sports Club in Windhoek and continues on the 27th. Info: [email protected]
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
• 20:00 As part of the Tourism Expo, the Carnival of Flames - a fire and dance extravaganza - takes place at the Windhoek Country Club. Tickets: N$155 for adults, N$55 for children (6-12) and free for pensioners and kids under 6. Tickets:
Friday 10 May
• Camp Rock Namibia takes place until 12 May at Monte Christo Game Farm. Info: 081 719 1888 or [email protected]
Thursday 22 August
• The Outjo Game Festival takes place at Sofienhof until the 24th. More details to follow.