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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
TICK TOCK TICK TOCK - IT'S GIN O'CLOCK|
Friday 15th December, 2017 to Tuesday 2nd January 2018 (Daily) |
From 12pm |
Ilala Lodge | US$12 per person
Sip in a New Year with the best Craft Gin boards available on sale at the Pool Bar at Ilala lodge for $12 throughout this Festive Period.
The Gin Board is characterised by 4 types of Gins with fantastic exotic flavours:
• Musgrave Pink Gin garnished with grapefruit
• The classic Bombay Gin garnished with lemon
• Inveroche Gin Classic (South African Crafted Gin) garnished with strawberries
• Inveroche Verdant (South African Crafted Gin) garnished with cucumber.
All the above gins will come with pink or clear tonic water.
Come and enjoy the gins and usher in a new year at Ilala Lodge!
On New Year's Day, enjoy a delicious brunch |
From 9am to 12pm | $20 per adult, $12 per
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 Buck’s Fizz.
FESTIVE SEASON JAMS
Friday 22nd December 2017 | 6pm | Zambezi River,
Victoria Falls | Free Entry!
Head out to the riverside on Unity Day for some awesome jams
from the inspiring Djembe Monks and groovy Victoria Falls locals
- Flying Bantu.
Zambezi House hosts a night of good music, accompanied by
good food and drinks. There will be local beer bucket specials,
pizza specials, and cocktail specials to add to your delight.
Entrance is FREE!!!
For more information, call +263 213 284 1130
Saturday 23rd December 2017 to Wednesday 3rd
January 2018 | 7pm | Zambezi River,
Victoria Falls | US$40 per person
A Sunset Cruise with Sun-Kissed Vibes Along the Mighty Zambezi River, featuring, Jason Le Roux Yaron, Bhana & DJ Victor Bravo
The $40.00 per person includes a $20.00 drinks ticket
Tickets will be on sale from 1 December, at Three Monkeys, Victoria Falls or online at www.hiddencultureonline.com
BUSHTRACKS EXPRESS CHRISTMAS DINNER RUN
Sunday 24th December, 2017 | Bushtracks Express Steam Train & Jafuta Siding
| US$180 per person | 17h15 check-in
Experience a magical night aboard the Bushtracks Express (Zimbabwe), for a unique Christmas Eve experience. The Bushtracks Express is a luxurious steam train encapsulated in the air of romance and the beauty of a bygone era, harmoniously paired wit modern comfort and cuisine. Bushtracks Africa, in partnership with the Victoria Falls Hotel, will make your Christmas one to remember this festive season.
Enjoy the exquisite sights of the iconic waterfall from the
train and disembark onto the bridge for sundowners. Once back
aboard the train you will be ushered to the train's magnificent
dining carriage as it chugs into the Jafuta Conservancy. You
will then be treated to a five course gourmet Christmas Eve
dinner. Please see the menu below provided by
All visitors are welcome but reservations are essential. An early booking will ensure you experience your ideal Christmas Eve excursion.
FESTIVE SEASON EVENTS @ THE PALM
Sunday 24th and Monday 25th December, 2017 |
The Palm Restaurant,
Palm Restaurant at Ilala Lodge will be hosting a festive Christmas Eve Dinner, Christmas Day Lunch and Dinner and New Year’s Eve Dinner.
Mouth-watering Christmas and New Year menu includes gourmet pork terrine, turkey with all the trimmings and a decadent whiskey Christmas pudding!
24 December 2017 - Christmas Eve Dinner Menu @ $38 per person:
Pork Terrine or Cauliflower & Chestnut Soup
Roast Turkey with all the trimmings
Traditional Christmas Pudding with Whiskey Cream
(Vegetarian & Kids Menu available)
25 December 2017 - Christmas Day Brunch @ $23 per adult and $12 for children:
Have an especially relaxed Christmas and avoid the kitchen this year by having a festive brunch at The Palm.
Their 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 Eggnog, and our hugely popular berry mimosas!
For more information, email email@example.com or phone
+263 (0)213 2844737/8/9
LIVE SUNDOWNER SESSIONS & POOL
Thursday 28th December 2017 | 3pm til late | In-Da-Belly, Rest Camp, Park Way Drive,
Victoria Falls | US$5 per person
FULL MOON DINING AT THE LOOKOUT CAFE
Tuesday, 2nd January 2018 | 6pm to 10pm | The Lookout Cafe
For a wonderful view accompanied with good food and a relaxed
atmosphere, experience dinner and drinks under the
The Lookout Cafe.
Full Moon Dinner Dates for 2018
"The Lookout Cafe is perched 120m above the turbulent
rapids of the Zambezi River, overhanging a giant chasm of the
Batoka Gorge, just downriver of the iconic Victoria Falls
Bridge, which forms part of it’s spectacular backdrop. Wild
Horizons looks forward to welcoming you to this completely new
and uniquely positioned dining experience!" -
Wi-Fi: Free \ Cuisine: A’la Carte menu \ Free Shuttle transfers: Please call
+263 213-2842013 to arrange.
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Past Victoria Falls Events
PAINTING ON THE EDGE
4:15pm to 7pm | The Lookout Cafe,
yourself on canvas while the sun sets and the full moon rises
over the breathtaking Zambezi gorges.
Painting on the Edge is hosted by Art of Africa at the Lookout
Cafe, perched right on the edge of the gorges, 120m above the
Dates for 2017
Sunset, moonrise, wine and creativity await! Book an easel to unleash your artistic side, guided by a personal tutor, taking home your own masterpiece. Fun to do alone, or in pairs - limited spaces available. The art material and an hour long session with a private tutor is included.
For prices and to make your booking, email firstname.lastname@example.org
BRUNCH AT THE PALM RESTAURANT
Sunday 26th November, 2017 | 10am to 12pm | The Palm Restaurant @
| US$ 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
email@example.com or call +263
OUTDOOR CINEMA EVENT
Saturday 11th November, 2017 | 6:45pm |
Rainbow Hotel, Victoria Falls |
US$2 per person
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
animated comedy adventure - The Emoji Movie. The movie will
begin screening at 6:45PM.
On sale will be popcorn, candy
floss, burgers and hot dogs, ice cream and more!
Friday 10th November, 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
The next movie under the stars: L'EFFET AQUATIQUE (Aquatic Effect) will be held on Friday 10 November at the Alliance Française Annexe de Victoria Falls, 518 Reynard Road at 7:00pm. Its an
excellent comedy fiction for all ages and is FREE! Bring your friends and family and enjoy a night out with them . You can bring your snacks and drinks. See you there!
Samir falls in love with Agathe, a swimming-instructor. To seduce her he pretends he doesn't know how to swim so she can teach him.
For more information, you may send an e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org or phone on +263 774 850 049 (Whatsapp)
ZAMBEZI WHITE WATER FESTIVAL
9th to 11th November, 2017 |
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
• 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
Cruise on registration day;
Access to Festival events;
Raft days’ lunch and supper
Other packages are available. Contact Saf Par on email@example.com.
Get involved and celebrate the Zambezi!
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
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
Entry is free, so gather for a few hours of fun and art at
518 Reynard Road.d.
For more information, phone +263 774 490
CARL JOSHUA NCUBE'S POP UP
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
The Wednesday and Thursday night shows start at 6pm, and the
Friday to Sunday shows start at 9:30pm.m.
Reserve your table at The Three Monkeys to get a good seat.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +263 213
Check out the
Three Monkeys Facebook page for more information.
FLYING BANTU @ THE THREE MONKEYS...THE
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 email@example.com 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!
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
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
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.
VICTORIA FALLS MARATHON AFTER
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,
Spoil the dads this Father's day with a scrumptious meal at the fabulous Palm Restaurant
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 44737/8/9
BAOBAB TRAIL RUN
Saturday 3rd June, 2017 | From 7am |
K100 (about US$10) per entry | United Air Charter,
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
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
email@example.com or contact Ella on +260 (0)97 787
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!
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