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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

Tuesday 18th January, 2022   |  Lookout Cafe, Victoria Falls

Perched on the rim of the Batoka Gorge, the Wild Horizons Lookout Café is a fusion of spectacular views and exquisite food. The African Contemporary styled restaurant is designed to emphasize its unique panoramic view of the Victoria Falls Bridge and Batoka Gorges, which form part of the spectacular backdrop.

Every full moon, you can enjoy a delicious meal overlooking this wonderful view illuminated by the moon.

2022 Dates:
18th January
16th February
18th March
16th April
16th May
14th June
13th July
12th August
10th September
9th October
8th November
8th December

Contact us to make your bookings.


Saturday 21st to Sunday 22nd May, 2022   |  Starting 7am  |  Victoria Falls

The Vic Falls Trail Run is hosted in Victoria Falls, home to one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the world. This is the inaugural staging of the event, and the course will be set to suit both veterans and runners new to trail running.

The run will be almost entirely along single track and will take you through some authentic rural villages, some remote forest area, and finally wildlife rich trails along the edge of the Gorge of the Zambezi river way down below. An exclusive event with limited entries due to the environmentally sensitive areas that you will run through.

The run takes place over 2 days, covering 30kms on the first day, and 20kms on the second day.

Packages and registration info are available on their website victoriafallstrailrun.com

All proceeds will go towards conservation efforts in and around Vic Falls.


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Past Victoria Falls Events

Friday 31st December, 2021   |  Starting 6:30pm  |  $20 per person  |  3 Monkeys Restaurant, Victoria Falls

Celebrate 2022 New Year at the Three Monkeys, with music by Chiggy

Price of the ticket includes welcome drinks and canapés

Tickets are limited to 100 ONLY! And will be sold at the restaurant - first come first served!!

The party starts at 6:30pm and food will be served at 7pm.

Friday 24th December  2021 to 1st January, 2022   |  Victoria Falls Hotel

The Victoria Falls Hotel will be hosting an array of fun and dining for the whole family, starting from Christmas Eve to New Year's day.

Check out the programs below:

Children under 5 free of charge. Children under 12 pay half price in Jungle Junction. No children under 12 in The Livingstone Room.

Reservations are essential

For more information and bookings, contact +263 772 132 174-7 or email conferencemgr@victoriafallshotel.com.


Saturday 4th December, 2021   |  Starting 11am  |  $5 per person  |  Victoria Falls Primary School, Victoria Falls

The Victoria Falls Primary School is celebrating their 30th Anniversary and in a FUN way! Take your family down to the school for some wholesome family fun.

There will be games, entertainment, food stalls and so much more.

If you want a stall to sell your wares, call Kelly on 0771398709.


Wednesday 5th December, 2021   |  Starting 5pm  |  $5 per adult, kids enter free  |  Elephant's Walk Shopping Mall, Victoria Falls

Friday 3rd December, 2021   |  Starting 5pm  |  $5 per adult  |  Elephant's Walk Shopping Mall, Victoria Falls

Let your hair down and let's get the Christmas season started with an evening of fun and music.

Join Victoria Falls community for some cocktails, draught beer and so much more. There will be Christmas stalls so you can get started on the shopping!

No food stalls, but a delicious pig on a spit.

Lots of fun for the whole family.

If you want a stall to sell your wares, contact +263 774 083539.


Friday 19th November, 2021   |  Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge, Victoria Falls

The Fat Cat Fundraiser will launch with a starting weigh in at Shoestrings on October 15 at 18:30. We will be collecting bets on the contestants starting weight prior to the weigh-in. For $5 / guess, the closest bet for each contestant wins a $30 bar tab. Once the contestants have weighed in, the bar tab winners will be announced and betting opens for each contestant's final weight. For $5 / guess, the closest bet will win a Larry Norton Print or Nicole Sanderson print.

From the 15th October to 12th November our Fat Cats will be collecting sponsors to raise money for the Isibaya Leopard Project. Support them in their weight loss mission by pledging to make a donation per kg they lose. Each pledge will automatically be entered into a raffle draw.

The Fat Cat fundraiser will draw to a close with a final weigh-in at Shoestrings on November 12 at 17:30. The winners with the closest bets for each contestant's final weight will be announced. The closest guess for Garth’s final weight will win a Larry Norton Print. The closest guess for Graham’s final weight will win a Nicole Sanderson print..

The pledges will be collected from the 12th of November to the 19th of November. The pledge raffle winners will be drawn and announced on the 19th of November.
1st prize: one night for 2 at Old Drift Lodge and an adrenaline activity package for 2.
2nd prize: a Patrick Mavros cuff
3rd prize: a Jo Sharp photo on stretched canvas.


Fat Cat fundraising event in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Photo: Shoestrings Backpackers

Thursday 11th November, 2021  |  6pm for 6:30pm  |  $100 per team (max 10 per team)  |  Victoria Falls Primary School, Victoria Falls

Join other teams on a fun-filled night of wine and wisdom at the Victoria Falls Primary School. Pick your team-mates, and dress fancy!

Each team gets 2 wines and a snack platter. Cheese platters will be for sale. Full bar - tickets will be on sale.

There will be a prize for the best dressed team... So get creative!

Spaces are limited so pick your team-mates and register ASAP. Payment on registration.

Call +263 778 644 305, or email secretary@vicfallsprimary.co.zw


Saturday 30th October, 2021   |  $30 per ticket  |  Starting 2:30pm   |  Meet at The River Brewing Co (a.k.a. The Brewery), Victoria Falls

The Brewery, in association with some mystery destinations, is putting together a Halloween Pub Crawl!

5 Destinations | 5 Drinks | 5 Zany Bar Games with free beer | 4 Snacks | 1 Dinner

It's an afternoon of silliness on the Bamba Bus

So dust off your Halloween outfit from last year, make sure they match your swimming costumes, and meet at The Brewery at 2:30pm

Best Halloween Outfit Competition

Best Team at Bar Games Prizes.

Tickets are limited and available at The Brewery.

Photo: Bamba Bus


Saturday 23rd October, 2021  |  Starting 11am  |  $10 for adults. $5 for teens. Free for kiddies.  |  Riverside Venue, Victoria Falls

The Victoria Falls Round Table is hosting Oktoberfest at the Riverside Venue. There will be lots of stalls, food and games for the kiddies and adults alike!

Gates open at 11am.

Come on down and enjoy drinks, food, market, music, and just lots of fun.

If you want a stall to sell your wares, call Hamish on 0870213420.


Saturday 23rd October, 2021  |  Starting 5:30pm  |  $10 for wine tasting only. $25 wine tasting and dinner.  |  Victoria Falls Hotel's Pullman Suite, Victoria Falls

The exclusive winery of Peter Falke is nestled against the majestic slopes of the Helderberg Mountains in the heart of the Stellenbosch winelands, South Africa. Groenvlei Farm is home to rambling magenta bougainvillea, delicate scented roes and wild lavender growing alongside carefully cultivated vineyards.

Dating back to the 18th century, the traditional gabled Cape Dutch buildings of the wine estate belie a contrasting modernity within. The stately old homestead is partnered by a "boutique" winery, contemporary wine tasting room and luxurious outdoor lounge which have established Peter Flake Wines as the elegant and serene sundowner retreat in the winelands.

Werner Schrenk, Cellar Master and General Manager at Peter Falke wines, can be described as a 'down to earth' perfectionist. His German roots have ld to hi being meticulous in every aspect of wine making. He learned the craft at Elsenburg, the wine making department of Stellenbosch University. He's dedicated to the cultivar - Cabernet Sauvignon and believes that the "Stellenbosch Golden Triangle" is the perfect place to cultivate it. Under his leadership and guidance, the Peter Falke estate has grown from strength to strength over the past 100 years. His wines, especially the Cabernet Sauvignon, have won numerous international awards. Werner embodies the art of winemaking, with terroir being at centre-stage.

Call +263 83 2844751 or +263 772 132 174 to 7, or email fbcoordinator@victoriafallshotel.com


Friday 22nd October, 2021  |  7pm to 9pm  |  $5 pre-purchase (limited space)  |  River Brewing Co, Victoria Falls

Photo: Black Mamba Man

Join fun-loving locals at The Brewery on Friday night for great vibes from Black Mamba Man!

Black Mamba Man is a solo artists who blends song and comedy for some well deserved giggles - perfect for a Friday night after a long week. Also featuring will be Di's summer cocktails.

100% of the cover charge will be going to the artist so grab your tickets at the River Brewing Co before they sell out. Operating hours are 9am to 7pm daily.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, numbers will be limited. Mandatory Covid-19 rules apply. No masks, no entry.

For reservations, call +263 773 799 896


Saturday 18th October, 2021   |  Starting 8am  |  Elephant Hills Golf Course, Victoria Falls

The Victoria Falls Primary School and the Elephant Hills Golf Club invite everyone for some fun and golf and awesome prizes.

The Game: Nine hole Mexican Scramble in teams of 3 or 4. Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed team as well as various golf categories.

Fun activities for everyone: Food Stalls, Tombola, Halloween Fun, Zipline, Water slide, Pop the Balloon, Book stall, and more.

Registration for golfers can be done at the school office or on the day, for $10 per person.


Saturday 18th October, 2021   |  $5 Entry  |  7pm to 9pm   |  Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge, Victoria Falls

It’s a jam packed weekend here at Shoestrings! After the Fat Cat Fundraiser weigh in on Friday we have Flying Bantu returning on Saturday!!

Pull in and enjoy some scrumptious food, chilled drinks and the musical stylings of the talented locals Flying Bantu!

Bar and Meal tickets sold upon entry.

Booking Recommended.

Flying Bantu playing at Shoestrings Backpackers in Victoria Falls

Photo: Shoestrings Backpackers

Contact res@shoestringsvicfalls.com or +263 779 073 293


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