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What is on in Victoria Falls

Check out the listings below to see if anything interesting is happening while you are visiting Victoria Falls. These are mostly local events for the local community, but visitors are always welcome, so come along and meet some of the interesting folk who live in Victoria Falls...

Here's what is on in Victoria Falls

BRUNCH AT THE PALM RESTAURANT
Sunday 30th July, 2017 |  10am to 12pm  |  The Palm Restaurant @ Ilala Lodge
 |  US$ 18 per adult, US$12 per child

The Palm Restaurant at Ilala Lodge host a month-end brunch with their full buffet and hot breakfast collection, plus:
• Breakfast Burritos
• Spinach, bacon and egg salad
• A trio of egg cups with a spicy tomato salsa and a choice of the following fillings: Slow roast peppers and mushrooms; Pastrami and Cheddar; Salmon Chive and Spinach
As well as Cappuccinos, Bloody Mary’s and Berry Mimosas

For more information and  bookings, email fnb@ilalalodge.co.zw or call +263 213 2844737/8/9.



PAINTING ON THE EDGE
4:15pm to 7pm  |  The Lookout Cafe, Victoria Falls 

The view of the gorges from The Lookout Cafe - Victoria Falls, ZimbabweExpress yourself on canvas while the sun sets and the full moon rises over the breathtaking Zambezi gorges.

Painting on the Edge is hosted by Art of Africa at the Lookout Cafe, perched right on the edge of the gorges, 120m above the Zambezi River!

Dates for 2017
6 August
5 September
4 October
4 November

Sunset, moonrise, wine and creativity await! Book an easel to unleash your artistic side, guided by a personal tutor, taking home your own masterpiece. Fun to do alone, or in pairs - limited spaces available. The art material and an hour long session with a private tutor is included.

For prices and to make your booking, email artofafricazimbabwe@gmail.com



FULL MOON DINING AT THE LOOKOUT CAFE
6pm to 10pm  |  The Lookout Cafe

The view of the gorges from The Lookout Cafe - Victoria Falls, ZimbabweFor a wonderful view accompanied with good food and a relaxed atmosphere, experience dinner and drinks under the moonlight at The Lookout Cafe.

Full Moon Dinner Dates for 2017
11 February
12 March
11 April
10 May
9 June
9 July
7 August
6 September
5 October
5 November
3 December
 

"The Lookout Cafe is perched 120m above the turbulent rapids of the Zambezi River, overhanging a giant chasm of the Batoka Gorge, just downriver of the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge, which forms part of it’s spectacular backdrop. Wild Horizons looks forward to welcoming you to this completely new and uniquely positioned dining experience!" - Wild Horizons

Wi-Fi: Free \ Cuisine: A’la Carte menu \ Free Shuttle transfers: Please call 213-2842013 to arrange.

Contact headchef@wildhorizons.co.za for more information, and to make your booking.



Alliance Francaise CINE CLUB
Friday 18th August, 2017  | 6:30pm til late  |  Alliance Francaise Annexe De Victoria Falls, 518 Reynard Road, Victoria Falls  |  Free Entry

Enjoy a French Film under the stars hosted by Alliance Francaise. This session's screening will be the film "TRISTESSE CLUB" (Sadness Club) - a comedy drama with English subtitles.

SYNOPSIS:
Two brothers a little lost, Leon and Bruno, find themselves for the funeral of their father. When a sister out of nowhere makes her appearance, everything becomes even more complicated...

This monthly event is free and open to all. You can bring your sandwiches and drinks. If you are in Victoria Falls, head over and enjoy with the French movie in a friendly and family environment.

For more information, you may send an e-mail on annexvicfalls.bulawayo@afzim.org or phone on +263 774 850 049 (Whatsapp)



ZAMBEZI WHITE WATER FESTIVAL
9th to 11th November, 2017  |  Livingstone, Zambia

Get ready for the best event on the adventure sports calendar in Livingstone this year!

From the 9th to the 11th of November 2017, Safari-Par-Excellence is hosting the inaugural “Zambezi White water Festival”. Rafting Teams of six compete for the “Zambezi Champion” title in two days of class 5 white water mayhem and fun in the sun.

The Zambezi white water rafting is arguably the world’s best one-day white water rafting section. A grade 5 pool drop river that is absolutely off the wall cranking in November, when the river is at it’s lowest point.

Teams of 6 each compete in three main events, with a bonus carnage session. The three main events are:
1) A Timed downriver race between Rapid #1 “Against the Wall” and rapid #4 “Morning Glory”.
2) A Le Mans-style sprint between rapids #5 “Stairway to Heaven” and #6 “the Devil’s toilet bowl”
3) A timed slalom event with attainment areas, between rapids 12a, b and c “The three ugly sisters” and rapid 13 “The Mother”.
Finishing off the day with a best surf/carnage spectacular in rapid #18 “Oblivion”. There are some spectacular prizes and heaps happening around the race days on and off the river.

The event takes place over two days and our accommodation packages include three nights’ accommodation and access to all the events around the river festival.

• Thursday the 09th of November registration opens 10 am Victoria Falls Waterfront
• Friday the 10th of November is Team practice/strategy day rapids 1-25
• Saturday the 11th of November is Race Day Rapids 1-25 and prize giving at the "MOTHER OF ALL PARTIES"
• Sunday the 12th of November is departure day

Zambezi White Water Festival Entry-USD 380pp
Includes: Cruise on registration day; Access to Festival events; Registration pack; Raft days’ lunch and supper

Other packages are available. Contact Saf Par on zaminfo@safpar.com.

Get involved and celebrate the Zambezi!



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Past Victoria Falls Events


THE FRENCH NATIONAL DAY
Friday 14th July, 2017  | 6:30pm til late  |  Alliance Francaise Annexe De Victoria Falls, 518 Reynard Road, Victoria Falls  |  US$10 per person

The Alliance Francaise Annexe de Victoria Falls will be hosting an event known as BASTILLE DAY (on the occasion of the celebration of the French national day).

Come and celebrate this event with us on Friday 14 July 2017 at Alliance Francaise Annexe de Victoria Falls, 518 Reynard Road. The event is $10 per person advance tickets are going for $5 and can be found at the Alliance Francaise Annexe from Tuesday 11 July 2017.

Also enjoy the live performance by the band Ecstasy with family and friends.

Enjoy Beef Bourguignon and a glass of red wine to keep you warm.

Tickets are limited so book yours soonest!

For more information, you may send an e-mail on annexvicfalls.bulawayo@afzim.org or phone on +263 774 850 049 (Whatsapp)



OUTDOOR CINEMA EVENT
Saturday 8th July, 2017  | 5pm  |  N1 Hotel Campsite, Victoria Falls  |  US$3 per person

Nitrus Outdoor Cinema will be showing the next movie on the 8th of July for a cosy night under the African sky from 5PM. It's the night before the full moon, so it will be an extra special movie night.

The movie that will be screening is an exciting action sequel The Fate of the Furious, starring the usual suspects - Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Dwayne Johnson, Chris Bridges, Tyrese Gibson, and a few surprises!

Join other movie lovers at N1 Hotel's campsite. The movie will begin screening at 6:30PM.

The following will be Available :
• Cash Bar
• Popcorn
• Candy Floss
• Burgers and Hot Dogs
• Hot Chocolate, Tea, Coffee

There will be hay bails for people to sit on but if you would like to bring your own chairs you are welcome to.



SECRET SUNRISE NOMADIC
Saturday 8th July, 2017  | 8am  |  The Lookout Cafe  |  US$10 minimum donation per person

The secret is out... The oh so groovy thing that is happening at 8am on July the 8th in Victoria Falls, at The Lookout Cafe… is Zimbabwe's first Secret Sunrise and we're dancing for a good cause... #ShareTheJoy.

This is the Nomadic version of the celebrated and very popular Cape Town birthed Secret Sunrise...

he dance is full of a wonderful variety of music and great fun for all ages.

Note: as there are limited tickets - we encourage you to book immediately by completing this online form - https://goo.gl/forms/OMFljZ44hgnGxWgX2 and donating...

Ticket sales are officially donation driven - the suggested minimum donation is U$10 - and the proceeds go to GreenPop



INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA (VICTORIA FALLS)
Sunday 25th June, 2017  |  From 8:30am   |  Zambezi Explorer Jetty  |  Free Entry!

Come together for the third annual global celebration of yoga in Victoria Falls. All residents and visitors are warmly invited to take part in a fun, informative and practical introduction to yoga, at an event hosted by the Embassy if India (Harare), Art of Living and Brahma Kumaris, along with the Vic Falls yoga community.

Join people all over the world and from all walks of life, to learn a simple sequence of movement and breath, on the beautiful banks of the Zambezi, and experience a taste of the well-being that yoga delivers. Newcomers are most welcome. Tea and fruit refreshments to be served after, kindly sponsored by Seventh Heaven Foods.

There will be free transport to and from the event, with a bus leaving from Kingdom Hotel and from Sprayview hotel at 8am (kindly sponsored by Love of Africa).

Please bring an exercise mat if you have one, or a towel or blanket in case there aren't enough extras.

Wear comfortable clothing that allows you to move freely. Bring yourself, bring your friends, bring your good vibes.



AN EVENING WITH FRIENDS - ANNUAL QUIZ NIGHT
Wednesday 21st June, 2017  |  From 6pm   |  Victoria Falls Primary School  | Free Entry!

The annual quiz night at Victoria Falls Primary School will be on June 21st this year. Join other teams battle it out in an entertaining fundraiser!

Each team will receive a plate of snacks plus 2 bottles of wine (to make things interesting)

There will also be a cash bar, soups and rolls on sale - winter is here so stay warm.

Dressing is important - there will be a prize for the Best Dressed Team!

To book your team name and members, contact Cathrina by the 19th of June, 1pm.
Email: secretary@vicfallsprimary.co.zw



VICTORIA FALLS MARATHON AFTER PARTY
Sunday 18th June, 2017  | Music from 5pm  |  Three Monkeys, Victoria Falls

Join locals and other marathon runners for a party at Three Monkeys Restaurant, Victoria Falls.

It is promising to be fun night with great music with local talent Flying Bantu and the legendary DJ Francis on the decks!



FATHER'S DAY LUNCH
Sunday 18th June, 2017  |  From 12pm to 4pm  |  The Palm Restaurant, Ilala Lodge

Spoil the dads this Father's day with a scrumptious meal at the fabulous Palm Restaurant

For more information, email fnb@ilalalodge.co.zw or phone 44737/8/9



BAOBAB TRAIL RUN
Saturday 3rd June, 2017 |  From 7am  |  K100 (about US$10) per entry  |  United Air Charter, Livingstone
 

3.5kms, 7kms or 15kms? - A mild marathon in the wilderness (could be a warm-up for the big one across the bridge). It's fun either way!

It will be awesome for the kids - what a great way to get fit together! Face painting, lucky draw, food, cash bar, farmers market and great prizes for the winners in the form of activities or accommodation.

Entries close on May 31st 2017 - To make your booking, email baobabtrailrun@gmail.com or contact Ella on +260 (0)97 787 3863



FLYING BANTU EP LAUNCH PARTY
Friday 19th May, 2017  |  From 7pm til late  |  Imvuvu Bar  | Free Entry!

Pencil this one in! Free show on Fri 19th May at Invuvu Bar with Kweseka Zimbabwe & Chikenbus Band

Live broadcast on Breeze FM - 91.2

We wonder if the legendary DJ Francis is going to be making an appearance?? #CruisingAttitude

No booking required. Just be there!



PAINTING ON THE EDGE
Tuesday, 9th May, 2017  |  4:45pm to 7pm  |  The Lookout Cafe, Victoria Falls  | US$40 (sharing)/US$50 (solo)

The view of the gorges from The Lookout Cafe - Victoria Falls, ZimbabweExpress yourself on canvas while the sun sets and the full moon rises over the breathtaking Zambezi gorges.

Painting on the Edge is hosted by Art of Africa at the Lookout Cafe, perched right on the edge of the gorges, 120m above the Zambezi River!

This paint and sip session includes light snacks and drinks, then you have the option to stay longer for a scrumptious meal (at a cost to you), and witness an unforgettable sight of the landscape under the African moonlight. The art material and an hour long session with a private tutor is included.

To make your booking, email artofafricazimbabwe@gmail.com



MOSI LAGER DAY OF THUNDER
Saturday 29th April, 2017  |  From 9am   |  K50 at Computicket  |  Livingstone Golf Course, Livingstone

Thundering acts include:
Marimba Band (Zambia)
Petersen (Zambia)
Danny Kaya (Zambia)
Bittersweet Poetry (Zambia)
Chef 187 (Zambia)
James Sakala (Zambia)
DJ Psycho Tash (Zambia)
Slap Dee (Zambia)
Jay Rox (Zambia)
Urban Hype (Zambia)
Diamond Platinum (Zambia)
DJ Creejay (Zambia)

More artists are yet to be added to the list

Zambia's Mosi Lager hosts a day of musical magic and fun at the Livingstone Golf Course. No children and none under the age of 18.

Tickets are available at Computicket at Shoprite stores in Zambia



ILALA LODGE BRUNCH & BURGER DAY

Sunday 30th April, 2017  |  From 10am to 4pm  |  The Palm Restaurant, Ilala Lodge

Due to popular demand, monthly brunch at The Palm restaurant will now extend into a burger afternoon!

During brunch, the full breakfast buffet and hot breakfast choices will be available in addition to:
- Breakfast Burritos
- Spinach, bacon and egg salad
- A trio of egg cups with a spicy tomato salsa and a choice of the following fillings: Slow roast peppers and mushrooms or Pastrami and Cheddar Salmon Chive and Spinach
- Cappuccinos, Pimms and Berry Mimosas
Brunch will be served from 10am to 12pm. $18 per adult and $12 for children.

From 12pm to 4pm, the $15 special on their home made burgers will be on offer. This includes a complimentary glass of beer, wine or soft drink. Children will have a range of homemade pizzas and soft drinks to choose from for just $8.

For bookings email fnb@ilalalodge.co.zw or phone 44737/8/9



FLYING BANTU @ THE THREE MONKEYS
Sunday 30th April, 2017 |  From 5pm  |  The Three Monkeys Restaurant, Victoria Falls
 

No work on May 1st so come down to The 3 Monkeys for a jam session and delicious drinks. Get a feel of local Victoria Falls talent, or come in support of Flying Bantu if you are familiar with them already.



EASTER BRUNCH AT THE PALM RESTAURANT
Sunday 19th April, 2017 |  10am to 12pm  |  The Palm Restaurant @ Ilala Lodge
 |  US$ 18 per adult, US$12 per child

Take a break from cooking this Easter and enjoy a fine brunch at The Palm Restaurant. Their full breakfast buffet and hot breakfast choices with Easter additions will be available in addition to:
• Breakfast Burritos
• Spinach, bacon and egg salad
• A trio of egg cups with a spicy tomato salsa and a choice of the following fillings: Slow roast peppers and mushrooms; Pastrami and Cheddar; Salmon Chive and Spinach
As well as unlimited Cappuccinos, Bloody Mary’s and Berry Mimosass

For more information and  bookings, email fnb@ilalalodge.co.zw or call +263 13 44737/8/9.



LIVINGSTONE COLOUR FESTIVAL
From 10am to 8pm |  Saturday 15th April  |  Livingstone Golf Club, Livingstone (Zambia)  |  K120 (adult) K50 (kids under 12) Free for kids under 5

Its about that time now, for the first time in Livingstone!!!!!!!!! Paint the town with colours. This event will be a fun filled family show with people dressed in white, come together to share in music, dance, performance art and visual stimulation.

LIVE Performances by:
Jay rox
kaladoshas
Mussury (Angola)
Flot boi ( Zimbabwe)
Supported by:
Frank gizzy
Teejay the Proudakid son
Sabrina
Muki the trill

They will be extra activities to keep children busy while parents dance to their tunes and feel young again.

Please note NO food or alcohol may be brought in from outside as this will be on sale at the event.

Alcohol will be only sold to persons over the age of 18.

For more information call
Kunda Mibs Mibenge No: +260969014189 or +260973463856 (Whatsapp)
For partnership and sponsors call
Felix Tswana Kashweka No: +260 97 6144544



GIRLS RULE THE WORLD PARTY
From 7pm  |  Wednesday 22nd February 2017  |  Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge, Victoria Falls  |  US$3 per person cover charge (except ladies and members)


Check out the Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge Facebook page here.



VALENTINES DAY DINNER AT THE  LOOKOUT CAFE
From 7pm (moonrise @ 9:30pm)  |  Tuesday 14th February  |  The Lookout Cafe, Victoria Falls  |  US$35 per person

Take your loved one out to the Lookout cafe perched on top of the Zambezi River gorges, for a splendid 3-course dinner which includes a bottle of house wine or sparkling wine. Enjoy live music from Dean Jones and watch the moon rise over a romantic evening.

Reservations can be made by emailing: cafereservations@wildhorizons.co.zw
& cafemanager@wildhorizons.co.zw
OR by phone on +263 78 274 5112



VALENTINES STEAM TRAIN DINNER RUN
Tuesday 14th February  |  Starts Victoria Falls Railway Station  |  US$180 per person

Celebrate Valentine’s day in a special way this year. Join us on the Bushtracks Express Valentine’s Dinner Run. Enjoy the beauty of the Zimbabwean Sunset on the Historical Victoria Falls Bridge before you experience the ethereal beauty of the bush as we go to the Jafuta Siding for a 5 Course Dinner Set Menu.

For more information email:
fbcoordinator@victoriafallshotel.com or assistfbmgr@victoriafallshotel.com



VALENTINES DINNER AT VICTORIA FALLS HOTEL
Saturday 11th February  |  Jungle Junction, Victoria Falls Hotel, Victoria Falls  |  US$35 per person

Valentines a day of wine and roses. Share the most romantic day of the year with someone special at the Victoria Falls Hotel on the 11th of February 2017. Come and enjoy our mouth-watering buffet with a world class sushi bar at $35.00 per person. The spectacular package includes live entertainment, wine and a rose for the lady. Do not miss out!!!

For more information email the hotel:
fbcoordinator@victoriafallshotel.com or assistfbmgr@victoriafallshotel.com



MACKAY BROTHERS @ THE BOAT CLUB
From 7pm  |  Friday 27th January  |  Victoria Falls Boat Club, Mosi oa Tunya Drive, Victoria Falls  |  Free entry!

MACKAY BROTHERS (HRE) are coming to perform a free show on Fri 27th January to apologise for not making it to the Elefenst on 17th December. This will be at the Victoria Falls Boat Club from 7pm on Fri 27th Jan. Please come down and support the boys as they attempt to raise some more money for the Elefence project!



CHRISTMAS BRUNCH & NEW YEARS DAY SPECIALS @ THE PALM RESTAURANT
Sunday 25th December, 2016  |  From 10am to 12pm  |  The Palm Restaurant, Ilala Lodge  |  US$18 per adult, US$12 per child

Have an especially relaxed Christmas and avoid the kitchen this year by having a festive brunch with us at The Palm Restaurant from 10am to12pm. $18 per adult and $12 for children.

Our full breakfast buffet and hot breakfast choices will be available in addition to a couple of jolly extras:
- Honey glazed gammon
- Turkey with sausage, sage and onion stuffing
- AND delicious homemade traditional mince pies!
As well as cappuccinos, unlimited Egg nog and our hugely popular berry mimosas

The Palm will also be offering Christmas dinners on the nights of 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th and 31st December.

New Years Day Brunch | 9am to 12pm | $18 per adult and $12 for children
Start 2017 with brunch at The Palm Restaurant. The full breakfast buffet and hot breakfast choices will be available in addition to:
- Breakfast Burritos
- Spinach, bacon and egg salad
- A trio of egg cups with a spicy tomato salsa and a choice of the following fillings: Slow roast peppers and mushrooms; Pastrami and Cheddar; Salmon Chive and Spinach
- Cappuccino, Bloody Mary’s and Buck’s Fizz

New Year’s Day Lunch | 12pm to 4pm | $15 per adult
For those late risers we shall also have a burger special. For just $15 per person The Palm will be offering a craft beer, glass of wine of soft drink accompanied with a choice of homemade burgers. Mini pizzas and a soft drink will be available for children at $8.

For bookings, email fnb@ilalalodge.co.zw or call (+263 13) 44737/8/9



FALLIN 2016
12pm til Late  |  Thursday 29th December 2016 to Sunday 1st January 2017  |  Victoria Falls Rest Camp, Victoria Falls  |  US$5 General, US$25 VIP ticket

Fallin’ is back to wave goodbye to 2016 in even more style than you entered it and to give you the opportunity to show 2017 how you roll. If you liked Fallin' 2015 be prepared Vic Falls has never seen anything like Fallin' 2016.

Running from the 29th December 2016 to New Years Eve in the heart of Victoria Falls, The Vic Falls Rest Camp.

We have a line-up of artists that will keep you jumping, dancing, singing and shouting until the early hours every day of the festival

TICKET OPTIONS
3 DAY PASS
$15 - GENERAL ADMISSION
$75 - VIP

1 DAY PASS
$5 - GENERAL ADMISSION
$25 - VIP ($30 FOR NEW YEARS EVE).

This year's line-up includes Winky D, Rax The DJ, RayDizz, Rawse, Trill Angel, The Circuit Party, and DJ Spevar.

For full details and discussions, visit the Fallin 2016 Event Page.



CHRISTMAS BRUNCH @ THE PALM RESTAURANT
Sunday 25th December, 2016  |  From 10am to 12pm  |  The Palm Restaurant, Ilala Lodge  |  US$18 per adult, US$12 per child

Have an especially relaxed Christmas and avoid the kitchen this year by having a festive brunch with us at The Palm Restaurant from 10am to12pm. $18 per adult and $12 for children.

Our full breakfast buffet and hot breakfast choices will be available in addition to a couple of jolly extras:
- Honey glazed gammon
- Turkey with sausage, sage and onion stuffing
- AND delicious homemade traditional mince pies!
As well as cappuccinos, unlimited Egg nog and our hugely popular berry mimosas

For bookings email fnb@ilalalodge.co.zw or call (+263 13) 44737/8/9



CHRISTMAS EVE CAROLS
6pm to 7pm  |  Saturday 24th December  |  The Amphitheater, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge 
 

Legendary acapella group Insizwa featuring Chef Dean Jones will be hosting an evening of carolling at the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge. Come and get into the Christmas spirit.



CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER
Saturday, 24th December 2016  |  The Lookout Cafe

Host a special dinner this Christmas eve at the Lookout Cafe - dinner with a spectacular view, plus a very special Christmas menu (you can find that here).


 

"The Lookout Cafe is perched 120m above the turbulent rapids of the Zambezi River, overhanging a giant chasm of the Batoka Gorge, just downriver of the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge, which forms part of it’s spectacular backdrop. Wild Horizons looks forward to welcoming you to this completely new and uniquely positioned dining experience!" - Wild Horizons

Reservations can be made by emailing cafereservations@wildhorizons.co.zw or cafemanager@wildhorizons.co.zw, or telephonically: +263 78 274 5112

Booking is essential!



ELEFENST MUSIC FESTIVAL
1pm til Late  |  Saturday 17th December 2016  |  The Riverside Venue, Victoria Falls  |  US$15 Early bird tickets, US$20 Std ticket, US$ 60 VIP ticket

victoria falls music festival elefenst 2016 in victoria falls, zimbabweHello to the big wide world! Do your bit and join some of Zimbabwe's finest musicians performing for a cause.

Elefenst! 2016 will be an epic riverside music festival showcasing talent from Harare, Bulawayo and Victoria Falls, on the 17th of December at The Riverside Venue - Victoria Falls - this is to raise money for a host of human-wildlife mitigation projects that are currently underway - namely the The Victoria Falls EleFence, and the Victoria Falls Beekeepers' Association Beehive Fence (which will protect Mkhosana Township from elephants on the border of the Zambezi National Park), and eventually a new fence around the Big Tree on Zambezi Drive.

Please come and join us for a fun filled day by the Zambezi River and feel good knowing you are helping to contribute to solving the problems of human-wildlife conflict in our area!

Victoria Falls Green Fund and Environment Africa are conducting these projects and more can be found out by heading to the projects page on Generosity and watching the video here.

**Full Bar and catering!**

Please email - elefenst@vicfallsnews.com



FULL MOON DINING AT THE LOOKOUT CAFE
6pm to 10pm  |  The Lookout Cafe

The view of the gorges from The Lookout Cafe - Victoria Falls, ZimbabweFor a wonderful view accompanied with good food and a relaxed atmosphere, experience dinner and drinks under the moonlight at The Lookout Cafe.

Full Moon Dinner Dates for 2016
22 February
23 March
22 April
21 May
20 June
20 July
18 August
16 September
16 October
14 November
13 December
 

"The Lookout Cafe is perched 120m above the turbulent rapids of the Zambezi River, overhanging a giant chasm of the Batoka Gorge, just downriver of the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge, which forms part of it’s spectacular backdrop. Wild Horizons looks forward to welcoming you to this completely new and uniquely positioned dining experience!" - Wild Horizons

Wi-Fi: Free \ Cuisine: A’la Carte menu \ Free Shuttle transfers: Please call 013-42013 to arrange.

Contact headchef@wildhorizons.co.za for more information, and to make your booking.



CHRISTMAS MARKET
9am to 4pm  |  Saturday 3rd December  |  The Boat Club, Victoria Falls 
 

Christmas Market at the Boat Club - where buyers and sellers come together for some special holiday shopping.

Come and shop for all your Christmas presents and lots more.

Those wishing to buy a table space for $10 to sell your goodies, please Whatsapp +263 773 284 384



VIC FALLS THUNDER #9
7pm to 2am  |  Friday 2nd December  |  Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge, Victoria Falls  |  US$3 per person cover charge

Back by Popular Demand: Amy & The Calamities alongside percussive DJ 'monster' Djembe Monks & Flying Bantu Featuring Dj's THE FLY JUDGE & JIMMY CAOS.

Join locals and other visitors to Victoria Falls in a festive event which happens only once each month. Experience live Zimbabwean-made music, dirty DJ's and thirst-quenching drinks for only $3! Good food and loads of drinks are always available.

Check out the Vic Falls Thunder page here.



BRUNCH @ THE PALM RESTAURANT

Sunday 27th November, 2016  |  From 9am to 12pm  |  The Palm Restaurant, Ilala Lodge  |  US$18 per adult, US$12 per child

Brunch, cocktails and a swimming pool - The Palm Restaurant will have their monthly brunch special from 9am to 12pm. $18 per adult and $12 for children.

The Palm Restaurant is pairing up with the Stables Winery this month to provide not only our usual unlimited Berry mimosas and Bloody Mary’s but also a glass of Ridgeback Mischief Bubbly or a Jack Black Craft Beer!

A full breakfast buffet and hot breakfast choices will be available in addition to:
• Breakfast Burritos
• Spinach, bacon and egg salad
• A trio of egg cups with a spicy tomato salsa and a choice of the following fillings: Slow roast peppers and mushrooms; Pastrami and Cheddar; Salmon Chive and Spinach
• Cappuccino, Bloody Mary’s and Berry Mimosas

The Palm Restaurant will hold a Sunday Brunch every last Sunday of the month for 2016
For bookings email fnb@ilalalodge.co.zw or call (+263 13) 44737/8/9



2016 VFAPU FUNDRAISER
Friday 25th November  |  Boat departs 5pm  |  Zambezi Explorer Cruise Boat, Victoria Falls  |  US$40

Join us for the annual Victoria Falls Anti Poaching Unit (VFAPU) fundraising event aboard the luxurious Zambezi Explorer.

This event is done each year to help raise money in support of the local anti-poaching unit who tirelessly work to conserve and protect our wildlife. The theme for this year's event - Cuban/Latin America.

Tickets are available at the Zambezi Explorer Office at US$40 per person (excluding national park fees of US$10 per person). This includes food and entertainment.

Live music by Dean Jones & DJ Jason Leroux!

Contact Tonya Meikle on +263 775 107 175 or tonyameikle@yahoo.com

Regrettably, no children allowed on this trip.



VIC FALLS THUNDER #8
7pm to 2am  |  Friday 28th October  |  Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge, Victoria Falls  |  US$3 per person cover charge

The 8th edition of Vic Falls Thunder has the biggest line-up yet, featuring not only Victoria Falls natives, but a group from Hwange as well! Matabeleland at its best!!

This Friday 30th October, the talent includes:
*SLY DOG the DJ
*SO KINDLY (Shane Peel)
*SHANTANI (all the way from Hwange!!!)
*FLYING BANTU (Fresh from their CT Tour for Rocking the Daisies)
*THE FLY JUDGE (The Godfather DJ Francis)

Join locals and other visitors to Victoria Falls in a festive event which happens only once each month. Experience live Zimbabwean-made music, dirty DJ's and thirst-quenching drinks for only $3! Good food and loads of drinks are always available.

Read more about Vic Falls Thunder events here.



FAMILY FUN DAY
12pm  |  Saturday 29th October  |  The Riverside Venue, Victoria Falls  |  US$2 per adult, US$1 per child

Bring the whole family down to the Riverside Venue for some wholesome fun!

Jumping castle, slip and slide, photo booth, silly olympics, live music and so much more...all for a good cause. All proceeds from the event go to the Victoria Falls Rotary Club's Polio Eradication Program, and their Scholarship Program.

Also, bring any clothes that you are willing to part with and pass them on to those who need them.

For more information, contact Maureen Vincent (+263 0) 771 950 717 or Anne Taggart (+263 0) 773 254 552 or Tendai Chiwaka (+263 0) 772 462 774



ILALA LODGE BEER & BURGER DAY

Sunday 30th October, 2016  |  From 12pm to 3pm  |  The Palm Restaurant, Ilala Lodge  |  US$18 per adult, US$12 per child

Give yourself a treat and join food lovers at The Palm Restaurant - for a few Ice cold beverages and a yum lunch. You've made it through October - you deserve it!

For $18 per person we will be offering a craft beer, glass of wine or a soft drink with a choice of the following homemade burgers:
• Classic Ilala Burger with cheddar cheese, bacon, balsamic roasted tomato and onion rings OR
• Lamb burger with a minty mayonnaise OR
• Chicken Burger with jalapeno & guacamole

Mini pizzas and a soft drink will be available for children at $8.

For bookings email fnb@ilalalodge.co.zw or call 44737/8/9.



BRUNCH @ THE PALM RESTAURANT

Sunday 23rd October, 2016  |  From 9am to 12pm  |  The Palm Restaurant, Ilala Lodge  |  US$18 per adult, US$12 per child

Brunch, cocktails and a swimming pool - what else could you need in this unrelenting October weather?! On Sunday 23rd October 2016 The Palm Restaurant will have their monthly brunch special from 9am to 12pm. $18 per adult and $12 for children.

A full breakfast buffet and hot breakfast choices will be available in addition to:
• Breakfast Burritos
• Spinach, bacon and egg salad
• A trio of egg cups with a spicy tomato salsa and a choice of the following fillings: Slow roast peppers and mushrooms; Pastrami and Cheddar; Salmon Chive and Spinach
• Cappuccino, Bloody Mary’s and Berry Mimosas

The Palm Restaurant will hold a Sunday Brunch every last Sunday of the month for 2016
For bookings email fnb@ilalalodge.co.zw or call (+263 13) 44737/8/9



SNACK & GIN DAY @ THE PALM RESTAURANT

Sunday 16th October, 2016  |  From 12pm to 4pm  |  The Palm Restaurant, Ilala Lodge  |  US$20 per couple

It is Gin & Tonic weather! Which is why The Palm Restaurant at Ilala Lodge is offering a refreshing mid-month special on Sunday October 16th from 12.00pm to 4.00pm.

For $20 per couple our immensely popular snack board will be on offer accompanied with a Gin & Tonic or a tangy Gin based cocktail each. Snack boards are packed with the following for two:
• Selection of charcuterie & cheese served with hummus
• Chicken liver parfait
• Homemade crackers & green tomato jam
• Accompanied with salt & pepper squid & panko prawns

At $8 each, children snack accompanied with a homemade milkshake as follows:
• Fish Goujons
• Cheesy Meatballs
• Chicken Lollipops
• Mini pizzas
• And chips of-course.

For bookings email fnb@ilalalodge.co.zw or call (+263 13) 44737/8/9



VIC FALLS THUNDER
7pm  |  Friday 30th September  |  Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge, Victoria Falls  |  US$3 per person cover charge

The 7th edition of Vic Falls Thunder will feature four live acts - Sly Dog the DJ, Kwaseka, Flying Bantu, and DJ Francis the Fly Judge

Join locals and other visitors and enjoy live Zimbabwean-made music and local Victoria Falls talent, plus so more.

Good food and loads of drinks are always available.

Happy Hour is between 8 and 9pm!



SCRUFF'S FUNDRAISER
Sunday 25th September  |  Victoria Falls Boat Club, Victoria Falls

Great food organised by Outspan. Live music from Bud Cockcroft & Friends. Prize Auctions. And lots of fun to be had.

Bud Cockcroft has kindly offered musical entertainment as well as added guest appearances from Shane Peel & Guy Cockcroft. Please support us and maybe you will be able to find a bargain among the many great donations. The proceeds of this event will go to a veterinary fund for local African dogs who may need operations, castrations or inoculations.

Many local dog owners do not have the funds to treat their animals and Dr Moyo and Dr Sherperd do their best under the circumstances. The other half of the money will be used to assist Kanyambezi School in Jambezi to help place a roof on one of their classrooms. The school has got the bricks and cement but not enough money for the roof on the 4th classroom. Building supplies will be purchased in advance with the money and then delivered.



SCRUFF DOG SHOW VICTORIA FALLS
Saturday 3rd September, 10h00 - 14h00  |  Imvuvu Gardens, Victoria Falls  |  US$1

Dog show, Prizes, Music, Stalls, Lunch, refreshments & many more!!! Come for some canine fun in the sun.

Categories: Best dressed, Ugliest, Best golden oldies (>7years), Most disciplined, Healthiest, Best Zimbabwe dog, Face of Vic Falls dog, Best tricks, Best dog on show.

For bookings & enquiries contact: Melanie on 0712 218 953 or Olga on 0772 897 876 or Gordin on 0774 760 826/ 0774 752 041 Or visit Victoria Falls Veterinary Surgery

NB: All dogs must be on a leash and accompanied by an up to date rabies vaccination certificate.



#BreakTheWorldRecord COMEDY SHOWS with CARL JOSHUA NCUBE
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 |  From 10am  | Various Venues 

Witness Zimbabwe's Biggest Comedian attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records for the most comedy shows in 7 days.

Carl will attempt 35 shows in 35 venues in 7 days! In Victoria Falls, the shows will be as follows:

• The Africa Cafe (Elephant's Walk Shopping Mall) @ 10:30am
• Shearwater Cafe @ 1pm
• The Lookout Cafe @ 4pm
• Victoria Falls Safari Lodge amphitheatre @ 7pm
• Cresta Sprayview Hotel @ 9:30pm

Read more about Carl's #BreakTheWorldRecord Tour here.

Visit carljoshuancube.com for information about tickets and other shows on the circuit.



ANNUAL ""SLOGOUT" CRICKET TOURNAMENT
Friday 5th to Sunday 7th August  |  The Riverside Venue, Victoria Falls

Teams from Zambia, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe will compete in the 2 day tournament. We are inviting stall holders to participate in the event from Saturday 6 August to Sunday 7 August for a modest fee.

Cash bar all weekend, food stalls on site; entertainment for supporters and kids;

Players Package includes match fees and ball; players shirts and cap; welcome dinner on the banks of the Zambezi River; airport transfers (if needed); live entertainment for the weekend - US$50

For further information please call Garth on 0772177429.



UP CLOSE & PERSONAL with TARIRO NEGITARE
Saturday 23rd July  |  8:30pm  |  The Rainbow Hotel, Victoria Falls  |  $5 per person

International touring, Zimbabwean Afro-Soul Sensation - Tariro NeGitare will be performing in Victoria Falls, on Saturday, 23 July at the Victoria Falls Rainbow Hotel, starting at 8:30pm.

Tickets are US$5 from Rainbow Hotel & Elephant's Walk Shopping Mall in Victoria Falls.

Contact: hunnaragency@gmail.com or +263 (0)718820290



AN EVENING OF THEATRE, ART & MUSIC
Thursday 7th July  |  Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, Victoria Falls

Art of Africa invites you to attend an event hosted at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge on the 7th July 2016. "Performers' Travel Guide" written & performed by Scott Sparrow; Live music by Shane Peel; Painting Demonstration by Khulekani Masuku.

Contact kim.the.sparrow@gmail.com for more info.



NOBUNTU 2ND ALBUM LAUNCH
6pm   |  Saturday 25th June  |  Chipala Cultural Experience, Victoria Falls  |  US$5 per person

Nobuntu is a “Five Part” A’cappella Vocal ensemble made up of young women from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. The name Nobuntu is an African concept that values humbleness, love, purpose, unity and family from a woman’s perspective. Their repertoire is a fusion of traditional Zimbabwean rooted music, Afro Jazz, Gospel and Crossover in pure voices with minimalistic percussion, traditional instruments such as Mbira and some dance movements.

These fearlessly talented Afrikan women are coming back home to officially launch their album and tour the country. FRESH from their Canada Tour, Catch Nobuntu, LIVE in Concert, featuring Blessed "BUJU' Nyagwayo.

*Limited* Tickets available at US$5 - available from Mama Afrika & Chipala

Contact: +263 77 234 6532 / +263 774 000 961

Plus FREE glass of wine at the entrance



WINE AND WISDOM ANNUAL QUIZ EVENING
Friday 20th May, 2016  |  6pm  |  VICTORIA FALLS PRIMARY SCHOOL  |  US$80 per team

For $80 per team with a max of 8 people, this includes a plate of snacks per table. Dinner and cheese boards will be on sale including a cash bar. Prizes for the first 3 places as well as the best dressed team.

Bookings can be made at Victoria Falls Primary with Cathrina Gover secretary@vicfallsprimary.co.zw

Join us for a very entertaining and exciting evening.



MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH @ THE PALM RESTAURANT
Sunday 8th May, 2016  |  From 8am to 12pm  |  The Palm Restaurant, Ilala Lodge  |  US$18 per adult, US$12 per child

Give mum a break this Mother’s Day and treat her to an indulgent brunch at The Palm Restaurant, on Sunday 8th May 2016 for brunch from 8am to12pm. $18 per adult and $12 for children.

The full breakfast buffet and hot breakfast choices will be available in addition to:
• Slow roast red pepper, pecorino & ham Frittatas
• Tomato and camembert tarts
• Cappuccino, Bloody Mary’s and Berry Mimosas

The Palm Restaurant will hold a Sunday Brunch every last Sunday of the month for 2016.

For bookings email fnb@ilalalodge.co.zw or call 44737/8/9.



VICTORIA FALLS FUN ENDURO
Saturday 30th April to Sunday 1st May, 2016  |  From Gorges Lodge, Victoria Falls

The Victoria Falls Fun Enduro will be held on the above dates out at Gorges Lodge. All proceeds will go to the Victoria Falls Anti Poaching Unit and Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust.

Bring your families and come support this fun event. Food and drinks will be available to buy at the pits. Victoria Falls residence are welcome to join the dinners both on Saturday 30 April at Gorges Lodge (for $10 per person) as well as 01 May Cruise and Dinner at Zambezi Explorer (for only $40 per person).

See more information about event here.

To get your tickets, email info@victoriafallsenduro.com or speak to Tonya on +263 (0)775 107 175.



LIVINGSTONE INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL ARTS FESTIVAL (LICAF)
Friday 25th to Saturday 26th March, 2016  |  Livingstone, Zambia

A cultural extravaganza like no other.. featuring dance troupes from ALL the 10 provinces of Zambia (and close to 10 international groups) in one place! Major highlights include: street carnival, cultural panorama, dance lessons, traditional food tasting, crafts display, dinner dance, contemporary music performances and boat cruise on the Zambezi River. Find more information here.

Contact Zambia Tourism at: info@zambia.travel or +260 211 229087-90.
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