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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

FULL MOON DINNER
Thursday 8th December, 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.

Full Moon dinners at the Lookout Cafe in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Remaining 2022 Dates:
8th December

2023 Dates:
7th January
5th  February
7th March
6th April
5th May
4th June
3rd July
1st & 31st August
29th September
28th October
27th November
27th December

Contact us to make your bookings.

 

HAPPY HOUR @ SHOESTRINGS
Every Wednesday & Friday   |  Starting 5pm  |  Cover Charge  |  Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge, Victoria Falls

Happy Hour every Wed and Fri at Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
 

SATURDAY SESSIONS @ SHOESTRINGS
Every Saturday   |  Starting 7pm  |  US$ 5 Cover Charge (redeemable at the bar)  |  Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge, Victoria Falls

Saturday sessions with DJ Fatso every Saturday at Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
 

SATURDAY SESSIONS @ SHOESTRINGS
30th & 31st December 2022   |  Starting 6pm  |  US$ 50 for both days, $30 for 31st only  |  Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge, Victoria Falls

New Years Shindig on 30th and 31st December 2022 at Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
 

MAPOPOMA FESTIVAL 2022 - UBUNTU CONCERT
Starts Friday 30th December, 2022   |  Time TBA  |  Cover Charge TBA  |  Venue TBA, Victoria Falls


Following the success of the Easter edition, Mapopoma are back with a NYE celebration. Details are yet to be confirmed so watch this space, or follow them on Facebook.

Second Mapopoma festival of 2022 scheduled for December New Years Eve days.
 

ROCK THE RIVER - NEW YEARS EVE
Saturday 31st December 2022   |  Starting 1:00pm  |  US$ 30 General Admission, $45 At the Gate, $60 Floating VIP, $15 Teens, $10 Kids |  The Riverside Venue (next to Palm River Hotel), Victoria Falls

Join Victoria Falls locals for a spectacular musical extravaganza this New Years Eve in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on the banks of the Zambezi whilst some of Zim's top and upcoming acts perform in a line-up that's fit for a king!

The Riverside Venue is the amphitheatre for a concert experience like no other.

The spectacular artist line-up includes Makoomba, Flying Bantu, So Kindly, Evisted, Djembe Monks, Mazula, Tariro neGitare, Origami Live, DJ Francis, Karpool & JabuGuy.

It's a fun day for the entire family staring in the afternoon until the very end of 2022!

The Floating VIP will include 2 welcome cocktails, gourmet snacks, epic views of the stage and river, private bar and toilets, VIP parking

Rock the River Victoria Falls New Years Eve music festival with amazing Zimbabwean artists and DJs - Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Book online now for a discounted ticket at rocktheriver.live
 


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Past Victoria Falls Events


Train Gang Live
Friday 11th November 2022   |  Starting 7:00pm  |  Free Entrance |  The River Brewing Co, Victoria Falls

An impromptu Friday night band night at The River Brewing Co.

The Train Gang live at the River Brewing Co - Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
 

ZPGA TALK - WHAT IF TAKES TO BE A ZIMBABWEAN PROFESSIONAL GUIDE
Thursday 10th November, 2022   |  5pm for 5:30 Start  |  Free entry  |  Explorer's Village, Victoria Falls


 

5TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Saturday 22nd October 2022   |  Starting 6:00pm  |  US$ 10 Cover Charge |  The River Brewing Co, Victoria Falls


The River Brewing Co is turning 5 years this year, and celebrating with a bang!

Zimbabwean international artist Gemma Griffiths will be on the stage, as well as Victoria Falls' own Flying Bantu, of-course, and local soloist Guy Cockroft, in what promises to be a night to remember.

Limited Tickets Available so book your spot to avoid disappointment.

The River Brewing Co in Victoria Falls turns 5 years and celebrates with live performances from Gemma Griffiths, Flying Bantu and Guy Cockroft - Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
 

MOVIE NIGHT @ SHOESTRINGS
Sunday 4 th September  |  Starting 6pm  |  $5 Entry  |  Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge, Victoria Falls

Mega Movie Night at Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
 

FLYING BANTU LIVE @ THE BREWERY
Friday 2nd September 2022   |  Starting 7:00pm  |  US$ 5 Cover Charge |  The River Brewing Co, Victoria Falls


The boys are back on the River Brewing Co's stage.

Flying Bantu is Victoria Falls' unique band playing afro-fusion with a funk and jazz influence. You will be sure to dance the night away.

Book your spot to avoid disappointment.

August to September lineup of live performances at the River Brewing Co in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
 

TARIRO NEGITARE (Tariro and The guitar) LIVE @ THE BREWERY
Friday 5th August 2022   |  Starting 7:00pm  |  US$ 5 Cover Charge |  The River Brewing Co, Victoria Falls


Next up on the line-up of wonderful live music at the Brewery is Tariro neGitare, Zimbabwean guitarist, singer and songwriter.

Tariro plays afro soul music in the native Shona language and in English. She is passionate about the arts and has shared the stage with big Zimbabwean names such as Oliver Mtukudzi, Stellah Chiweshe, Jah Prayzer, and has also rubbed shoulders with South African greats Lady Smith Black Mambazo. Not to be missed!!

July to August lineup of live performances at the River Brewing Co in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
 

ZPGA TALK - lIVINGSTONE, A PRECURSOR TO THE HUNTER'S ROAD
Friday 15th July, 2022   |  5pm for 5:30 Start  |  Free entry  |  Explorer's Village, Victoria Falls


 

WINE & WISDOM NIGHT
Thursday 23rd June, 2022  |  6pm for 6:30pm Start  |  $100 per team (max 10 per team)  |  Victoria Falls Primary School, Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls Wine and Wisdom night - lots of wine, fun and games

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!

Complimentary welcome drink - Gluhwein

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

 

WORLD MUSIC DAY with FLYING BANTU
Saturday 18th June 2022   |  Starting 7:30pm  |  US$ 5 Cover Charge (non redeemable)  |  Shoestrings Backpackers, Victoria Falls

Flying Bantu playing at Shoestrings Backpackers in Victoria Falls for World Music Day 2022
 

MAZULA LIVE!
Friday 17th June 2022   |  Starting 7pm  |  US$ 5 Cover Charge  |  River Brewing Co, Victoria Falls

Mazula plays live at the River Brewing Co in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
 

MAKOOMBA LIVE!
Thursday 16th June 2022   |  Starting 7pm  |  US$ 5 Cover Charge  |  River Brewing Co, Victoria Falls

Makoomba play live at the River Brewing Co in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
 

VICTORIA FALLS TRAIL RUN
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.

 

MAPOPOMA FESTIVAL 2022
Friday 15th to Sunday 17th April, 2022   |  Starting 7pm  |  $20 per day or $30 for first 2 days; $25 for Day 3  |  Kingdom Hotel and a secret location, Victoria Falls

Local is Lekker is the theme this Easter Mapopoma Festival 2022 Easter Special Edition.

15 April Feli Nandi and Jah Prayzah share the stage with a host of DJs
16 April Mzoe 7, Holy Ten, Enzo and Victoria Falls' very own Muffia King set the stage ablaze with some electrifying performances.
17 April Music by the river at a secret location - surprise artist, camp chairs, cooler boxes, picnic baskets. Limited tickets available for this day.

Early Bird tickets are as follows

Day 1 GA ticket $20
Day 1 VIP ticket $60
Day 2 GA ticket $20
Day 2 VIP ticket $40

2 Day pass GA ticket $30
2 Day pass VIP ticket $75
2 Day pass VVIP ticket $110

Early bird tickets are very limited and are subject to availability. Please note above prices are for early bird tickets only.


 

BLACK MAMBA MAN @ SHOESTRINGS
Friday 25th March, 2022   |  Starting 7pm  |  US$ 5 Cover Charge  |  Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge, Victoria Falls


 

ZPGA TALK - THE PEREGRINE
Wednesday 23rd March, 2022   |  Starting 5pm  |  Free entry  |  Explorer's Village, Victoria Falls


 

VFCC ANNUAL 50/50 GAME
Saturday 19th March, 2022   |  Starting 9pm  |  Free Entrance

 

Vic Falls Cricket Club annual 50/50 game March 2022



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