Chill with Windhoek Express

Gerine Hoff
Currently running
Amoji - an exhibition by Toufic Beyhum can be viewed at The Project Room until 9 March.
Timeless Tapestry, featuring 13 international artists, designers and studios and hosted by the Goethe Institute, can be viewed at the Bellhaus Gallerie until 16 March.
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.
• 19:00 Karaoke Night Party at The Cups in Okahandja with a variety of specials on offer.
• 20:00 Come and jam with Desert Comet and Friends at Muso's. Entrance: N$20.
Tuesday 27 February
• 19:00 Public Talk: Black hole astrophysics with a millimetre telescope, presented by Prof. Rob Fender at the Scientific Society in Windhoek. Info: [email protected]
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
• 08:30 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]
• 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).
• 08:00 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.
• 11:00 Wild Card Run at the Paintball Centre in Swakopmund until late. All bikers and the public are welcome! Live music, games, Mr and Miss Joker, lucky draws and more! Entrance: N$100. Info: 081 124 8191 or 081 896 4050.
• 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.
• 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
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
• 19:00 Comedian Sibolala performs Endangered Species: 30+ and Uncuffed at the Avani Hotel in Windhoek. Tickets
• 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
Friday 8 March
• 19:00 Opera night with French pianist and opera singer Kaoli Ono and Cyrielle Ndjiki at the National Theatre. Tickets: N250 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.
Thursday 21 March
• 07:00 Independence hike at Farm Godeis. Hike only N$80, or camp and hike at N$220 (bring your own camping gear). Info: 081 493 3220.
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.
Friday 5 April
• 16:00 Easter Night Market at Droombos. Entrance N$20 for 13 and above, N$10 for kids under 13, and free for kids under 5 and pensioners. Info [email protected]
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.