Durban has always been the event capital of South Africa. Its warm, ideal climate and excellent infrastructure has set the scene for an exciting array of activities for people as spectators or participants. You will see below a few of the city’s major event attractions; but rest assured whenever you are in Durban there will be an event just waiting for you!
ESSENCE Festival Durban
Laid back and vibey, Duban is the ideal city in Southern Africa to host the first ESSENCE Festival outside the US in the event’s 22 year history. Essence Durban will headline high-powered music concerts with top artists from the stages of the world as well as leading performers from South Africa and the rest of Africa. In addition, major exhibitions, empowerment seminars and Gospel music will fill the action packed calender. Essence Durban will will become a signature event for the city.
ESSENCE Festival Durban will follow a similar format of the annual New Orleans event, presenting international performers and speakers to entertain and inspire, as well as a host of local artists and experts. The multi-day event will bring exciting and informative ideas to equip small businesses through empowerment seminars across various sectors, including career guidance workshops and other empowerment initiatives aimed at the youth.