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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

OUTDOOR CINEMA EVENT
Friday 20th October, 2017  | 6:45pm  |  Rainbow Hotel, Victoria Falls  |  US$3 per adult, $2 per child

Nitrus Outdoor Cinema will be showing the next movie at Rainbow Hotel - a cosy night under the African sky.

Join other movie lovers and bring the kids in to watch the thrilling action adventure - Transformers, The Last Knight. The movie will begin screening at 6:45PM.

The following will be on sale:
• Popcorn
• Candy Floss
• Burgers and Hot Dogs
• Ice Cream and more

Bring your own lawn chairs.



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
3 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
5 October
4 November
3 December

Full Moon Dinner Dates for 2018
2 January
31 January
2 March
31 March
30 April
29 May
28 June
27 July
26 August
25 September
24 October
23 November
22 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.



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


Alliance Francaise CINE CLUB
Friday 13th October, 2017  | 7pm  |  Alliance Francaise Annexe De Victoria Falls, 518 Reynard Road, Victoria Falls  |  Free Entry

Enjoy a French Film under the stars hosted by Alliance Francaise.

The film "TAMARA" is a drama comedy and has English subtitles. SYNOPSIS: Tamara, 15 years, complexed by its roundness, decides on its entry in Form 6 to get rid of its label of "fat". To nail the beak of the bad tongues, she makes the bet with her best friend to go out with the first boy who will pass the door of the class. Lack of bowl, this boy turns out to be Diego, the most beautiful guy of the high school. The bet is complicated for Tamara .... Between the dirty tricks of the high school bitch, a mother hen, the advice "drag" of her little sister, Tamara will live a memorable year!

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)



POP UP DINNER - by the VICTORIA FALLS ANTI-POACHING UNIT
Saturday 7th October, 2017  |  Secret Bush Location  |  US$60 per person

The Victoria Falls Anti Poaching Unit host an evening of culinary delight with a popup dinner at several fantastic Victoria Falls locations!

On arrival, you will be welcomed with a cocktail before a 5-course dinner where each course is prepared and served by the head chef at
Course 1 - Ilala Lodge
Course 2 - Zambezi Explorer
Course 3 - Wild Horizons
Course 4 - Masuwe Lodge
Course 5 - Bayete Lodge

Each course will be paired with wines! Cash bar thereafter

For bookings, email jonathan@zambeziexplorer.com



BLANKETS & WINE
Saturday 30th September, 2017  | 6pm til 9pm  |  Alliance Francaise Annexe De Victoria Falls, 518 Reynard Road, Victoria Falls  |  Free entry!

The Alliance Francaise Annexe de Victoria Falls will be hosting a social event filled with live music, spoken word, wine and treat!

Entry is free, so gather for a few hours of fun and art at 518 Reynard Road.

For more information, phone +263 774 490 100



CARL JOSHUA NCUBE'S POP UP COMEDY CLUB
Wednesday 27th September to Sunday 1st October, 2017  |  The Three Monkeys Restaurant, Victoria Falls | FREE ENTRY
 

For 5 nights, Carl Joshua Ncube will be cracking ribs at The Three Monkeys Vic Falls from September 27th until October 1st, in the Vic Falls edition of Carl Joshua Ncube's Pop Up Comedy Club.

The Wednesday and Thursday night shows start at 6pm, and the Friday to Sunday shows start at 9:30pm.

Reserve your table at The Three Monkeys to get a good seat.

Email res@3monkeys.co.zw or phone +263 213 2847326

Check out the Three Monkeys Facebook page for more information.



BRUNCH AT THE PALM RESTAURANT
Sunday 24th September, 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 2844737/9.



FLYING BANTU @ THE THREE MONKEYS...THE SEND-OFF SHOW
with MOKOOMBA!

Saturday 23rd September, 2017 |  From 8pm  |  The Three Monkeys Restaurant, Victoria Falls | FREE ENTRY
 

The boys are off for a 2 month tour in Cape Town, so come down to The 3 Monkeys for a send-off show. Who says goodbyes can't be fun??? Plus, they have a little surprise for you if you are attending this one.

Flying Bantu are an Afro-Fusion act right from underneath the magical spray of the mighty Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Their unique fusion of rock, reggae, funk and jazz along with a traditional African signature makes for an indulgent and meaningful listening experience.



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)



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!



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