Spring is in the air and a jam-packed calendar of sports, music and festivals is about to unfold—from Rocking The Daisies and OppiKoppi in October, enjoying the upcoming cricket season, becoming one with nature at the Hermanus Whale Festival to attending the feast of upcoming jazz, whisky and food festivals on the calendar. There is plenty to do!
There are many great Android apps to help you keep track of the latest events and festivals nationwide so that you can plan your calendar and book your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.
Planning to go overseas for a holiday? Some of these apps cover international happenings, too. Here’s Alcatel’s selection of the best event apps for Android smartphones.
Events Near Me: Eventbrite
Events Near Me: Eventbrite lets you discover popular local events in categories like comedy, music, food, entertainment, performances and sports.
Get it here: Events Near Me: Eventbrite
DoStuff is a great way to find out what’s happening in your city. It lists the best concerts, comedy, happy hours and parties as recommended by local influencers on the scene.
Get it here: DoStuff
HeyLets is a personalised feed of fun experiences and cool places recommended by people that enjoy doing the same things you do. Discover new food, nightlife, shows and outdoor adventures in your hometown, and get travel tips from around the world.
Get it here: HeyLets
In Your Pocket City Essentials
These essential guides point you in the direction of the “must see” venues and sights in each city. The In Your Pocket City Essentials app currently covers more than 20 cities, from Gdansk on the Baltic Sea to Johannesburg.
Get it here: In Your Pocket City Essentials
What’s on in Cape Town
This is the smart guide to the best events in Cape Town. If an event is on the “What’s on in Cape Town” app, it’s worth going to. Events can be viewed by date, category (theatre, lifestyle, art, family etc.), area and keyword search.
Get it here: What’s on in Cape Town
Culture Republic is a venue, party and gig guide covering the best of South African nightlife.
Get it here: Culture Republic
Eventful for Android provides you with local concerts, events and entertainment at your fingertips—for adults, teens, family and kids. Access the most comprehensive selection of local events, nightlife, performing arts, festivals, sports and more worldwide.
Get it here: Eventful
Find South Africa’s best musicals, concerts, live events, rugby, soccer and as well as sporting events across the country; and book it immediately from your Android smartphone.
Get it here: Computicket
South Africa Calendar 2017
This handy South Africa Calendar will help you schedule your upcoming events. The South Africa Calendar will show you information about public holidays and festivals in South Africa – so you don’t double book yourself.
Get it here: South Africa Calendar 2017