Chill with Windhoek Express

Gerine Hoff
Currently running
• Artistic Research and Communal Knowledge exhibition at the National Art Gallery until 18 May.
Friday 17 May
• 16:00 The Bank Windhoek Seawork Seafood & Music Festival takes place at the Olympia Swimming Pool in the capital until the 18th.
• 19:00 Ek, 'n tent & oorlog - lekker kampstories met Francois Boyce at the Paintball Centre in Swakopmund, with a second show on the 18th. Tickets: N$200. Info: 081 597 5877.
Saturday 18 May
• 10:00 The Association of Diplomatic Spouses and NUST present an International Food & Craft Bazaar at the NUST Hotel School until 15:00, with more than 25 countries participating.
• 13:00 Just for the ladies! The Afrikaans production 5 Vrouens en ek by Francois Boyce is performed at the Paintball Centre in Swakopmund. Tickets: N$150 from 081 597 5877.
Monday 20 May
• 18:00 A public talk on Aerosol Particles: A Key Player for the Air Quality and Climate of Namibia takes place at the Franco Namibian Cultural Centre, presented by Paola Formenti.
Tuesday 21 May
• 18:00 A public talks takes place at the Swakopmund Museum on the environment & rights of coastal communities. Entrance is free.
Friday 24 May
• 21:00 SA's Daliwonga performs at The Loft in Windhoek. Tickets: N$100 via
Saturday 25 May
• 19:00 Ross Learmonth of Prime Circle fame performs live at Sound Garden in Swakopmund. Tickets: N$200 and up, available at the doors.
• 16:00 Bingo Night at Godenfang in Walvis Bay in support of Promiseland. Tickets: N$200 in advance which includes 5 bingo cards, 5 raffle entries and the N$50 entry fee, or N$100 at the doors, which covers 1 bingo card and the N$80 entry fee.
Sunday 26 May
• 17:00 Drag Night Namibia Unplugged at Anna's Kloovenburg Shop in Windhoek. Dress: Regalia. Tickets: N$120 via
• 17:30 Pulse Events presents Soulful Sunday at The Village Garden in Windhoek. Tickets: N$50 via
Friday 31 May
• 17:00 Join Jokers in Windhoek for a Farm Party with music by DJs Ailton Cena, Pimenta Jr, Hifen, Lacy and Red Magic. Entrance is free before 20:00 and N$30 thereafter. N$500 tab for the best farm outfit!
• 19:00 SA's Gian Groen and Namibia's Riaan Smit perform live at The Village Garden in Windhoek. Tickets: N$200 via
• 19:00 Unleash the metal madness of Belgium's Matrak Attakk live at The Handle Bar in Olympia, with opening acts Echo Vision and Weissdorn. Tickets: N$100.
Saturday 1 June
• 08:00 Farmer's Market at the Windhoek Showgrounds until 13:00. Entrance: N$5 for adults, kids and pensioners for free. Upcoming dates: 29 June, 3 August, 31 August, 2 November, 30 November and 7 December. Info: [email protected]
• 09:00 Wanderers / JSB Treasure Hunt at the Swakopmund Adventure Park. Dress code: Any cartoon character! Info: 081 787 9124.
• 19:00 SA's Gian Groen and Namibia's Riaan Smit perform live at The Village Garden in Windhoek. Tickets: N$200 via
Tuesday 11 June
• 19:00 South African comedian Schalk Bezuidenhout presents Crowd Pleaser at Sound Garden in Swakopmund, with a second show on the 12th. Tickets: From N$200 via
Thursday 13 June
• 19:00 South African comedian Schalk Bezuidenhout presents Crowd Pleaser at the National Theatre in Windhoek. Tickets: From N$200 via
14 June
• 17:00 Bees, boer, braai with the NAU Agribraai at the Gobabis showgrounds until the 15th. Info: 081 421 7325
Saturday 29 June
• 07:00 Run for MS Awareness (5 & 7.5km) starting at the SKW in Windhoek. Participation: Starting at N$40. Info and registration:
• 08:30 Winter Market at Droombos until 14:00. Entrance: N$10 and up.
• 09:00 The annual Armae "Grootgees Boeremusiekfees" with The Legends, takes place at the venue on the outskirts of Okahandja until 23:45.
Monday 1 July
• The annual Swakopmund International Trade Expo (SWAiTEX) takes place at the Vineta Sports Stadium until the 6th. Info: [email protected]
Friday 5 July
• Oshakati Bike Fest until the 6th, with live bands, an auction and a Cuca Run. Info: [email protected]
Friday 12 July
• 17:00 Christmas in July market at the Rustic Eagle (Brakwater South) until 22:00, and continues on Saturday. Come and indulge in the feeling of a Weihnachtsmarkt full of stalls from jewellery to clothing and everything in between. There’s also live music and food to satisfy your tastebuds. Entrance: N$50 via
Friday 2 August
• 10:00 Oshana Annual Festival - 061 edition takes place at the Sam Nujoma stadium in Windhoek until Sunday. Tickets: N$60 via
• 11:00 Youth Vibez music festival at Moses van der Byl school featuring a variety of local and South African acts takes place until the 3rd. Tickets: N$30 via
Thursday 22 August
• The annual Outjo Game Festival takes place at Sophienhof until the 24th, featuring performances by various artists and fun for the whole family! Check out for more info.
Friday 23 August
• The Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair takes place until the 31st. Info:
Saturday 24 August
• SA's Armand Hofmeyr will be performing as part of the Henties Fishing Festival.
Saturday 31 August
• 10:00 Spring breakfast with South African professional netball player Vanes-Mari du Toit at Rooster & Co in Windhoek. Tickets: From N$160 via
Wednesday 18 September
• The annual Grootfontein Agricultural Show takes place until the 20th. Check out their Facebook page for more details.
Wednesday 30 October
• The Erongo Business & Expo takes place at the Walvis Bay Civic Centre until 2 November.