Hobby X Cape Town

Explore Your Creative Side

South Africa’s favourite hobby and craft exhibition, and winner of the 2011 “Best Trade & Consumer Show Award”, will be once again be enticing Cape Town locals to take up a creative craft or hobby. Hobby X has grown exponentially over the last eighteen years and this highly popular event is expecting tens of thousands of visitors to its show in early October.

The Expo showcases a wide spectrum of materials, supplies, equipment, techniques and ideas catering to all sorts of creative interests or hobby preferences. A range of activities are also put on display encouraging visitors to explore their creative side from glass blowing to string art or cooking.

If you looking for a new business idea on how to make money on the side, a hobby to give you the excuse you need for more “me time” or just some fun stuff to do with the family, Hobby X is the show to visit. Stock up on games, radio controlled models or trampolines or delve into the world of scrapbooking, metal stamping or any DIY project you could think of at this absolute paradise for creators.

Professional hobbyists will be wandering the aisles in search of creative innovation, but whether you a newbie or a well-seasoned crafter, Hobby X is the country’s leading expo for all your future projects.


  • Demonstrations
  • Workshops
  • Power Tools, Gardening, Pewter, Woodwork, Glass & Clay
  • Photography, Books, Magazines, Art Journals
  • Beads, Mosaics, Art, Paints, Canvasses, Bear Making
  • Cooking & Chocolate Making
  • Knitting, Cross Stitching & Jewellery making
  • Games, Puzzles and more fun for the family
  • Competitions & Prizes


Dates : Friday, 07 October to Sunday, 09 October 2016

Times : Friday & Saturday 09h00 to 18h00, Sunday 09h00 to 17h00

Venue : Cape Town International Convention Centre, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town

Tickets : can be purchased at the door

Prices  : Day Pass Adult R60, Children 6 to 12yrs R20, Children under 6yrs Free

                Workshop prices between R150 and R400 p/person. Please visit the website for prices

                and booking forms


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