The Cape Town Book Sale is the first event of its kind and offers book lovers the opportunity to shop a large number of local book sellers and retailers on the same weekend, under one roof.

The sale will offer a huge selection of multilingual and multi-cultural books that will appeal to all book lovers including children’s books, popular fiction and non-fiction, hardcovers and paperbacks as well as Academic and Christian titles – in English, Afrikaans, and other languages. All at the lowest prices available in Cape Town!

The following retailers and book sellers are on board to offer as much as 50% off on a huge wide range of titles: Bargain Books, Wordsworth Books, Caxton Books, Wilstan Books, Hargraves Books and Books 24/7.

Cape Town Book Sale Event Details

Download a V&A Waterfront Parking Map here and view Parking Tarrifs here.

For the Kids

Bring the kids along to enjoy a Two Oceans Aquarium Puppet Show right inside the Cape Town Book Sale venue at the following times:

09:30,  11:00,  12:30,  14:00,  15:30

And what’s more, you’ll also be able to purchase their collection of children’s storybooks.


Ticket Sales

The Cape Town Book Sale offers two kinds of entrance tickets depending on your shopping preference. 'Beat The Crowds' tickets are perfect for those who prefer a less crowded shopping experience. Kids under 12 enter for FREE.

Beat the Crowd Tickets


  • Beat The Crowd tickets offer you entrance to the sale a full 90-minutes before everyone else!

    Only 500 Beat The Crowd tickets available per day.
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Standard tickets


  • Standard Tickets offer you entrance to the sale from 10:30 am - 10:00 pm daily.

    Remember that kids under 12 enter for FREE
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