Carols at Kirstenbosch promise to be the most festive yet, as the event celebrates its 30th anniversary. The event is proudly hosted by the Rotary Club of Kirstenbosch and sponsored by Pick n Pay, and as always, visitors can expect their favourite festive singalongs, deliciously festive food and thousands of glowsticks lighting up the evening sky.
Nothing says it’s the Festive Season quite like Christmas carols do, and this year the hugely popular Cape Town Carols at Kirstenbosch promise to be the most festive yet, as the event celebrates its 30th anniversary.
Extra dose of yuletide spirit at Carols at Kirstenbosch
For the first time this year, there will be an extra dose of yuletide spirit, thanks to the addition of pop-up Christmas themed-stalls. Visitors can browse the very best of Pick n Pay’s 2018 Christmas range, including everything from fun, festive headgear and stockings; to stockings-fillers, tree decorations and more. But be sure to get there early – stalls open at 6pm and close when carols start at 7.45pm.
If you don’t bring a picnic with you, the PnP food truck will be serving up a yummy range of options to tuck into, but be warned, come hungry for these! On the menu are king-size burgers, festive gammon rolls, and as a veggie option, a tasty mushroom and brie burger with cranberry sauce.
If you’d rather decide what to eat on the day, the PnP food truck will be serving up a yummy range of options to tuck into, but be warned, come hungry for these! On the menu are king-size burgers, festive gammon rolls, and as a veggie option, a tasty mushroom and brie burger with cranberry sauce.
There will be two coffee stations at the venue serving a selection of coffees and hot beverages, in addition to hot dogs, mince pies, cupcakes, crisps and chocolates, mini candy canes, biltong, doughnuts and water.
Please note that wine will NOT be on sale at the event, but visitors are welcome to bring their own.
Carols are led by Cape Town Concert Brass and the Cape Town Male Voice Choir
Your support enables Rotary International to assist communities across the Western Cape in areas of youth leadership development and civic responsibilities, health programmes in particularly cancer awareness, feeding schemes, numeracy and literacy programmes, early childhood development programmes, elderly support programmes, water saving and sanitation awareness programmes. Rotary Club of Kirstenbosch thanks PnP and all Patrons for their valued support.
WHERE: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, Rhodes Dr, Newlands, Cape Town, 7735
TICKETS: from Webtickets or any Pick n Pay store nationwide.
WHEN:Thurs: R110 Adult Ticket, R85 Scholar, R25 Kids Fri – Sun: R125, R90, R30 This includes a glowstick and song sheets. Gates open 6pm: Please ensure you arrive earlier to ensure your place and browse our new Christmas-themed pop-up stalls.
Carols start at approximately 7.45pm and are usually finished by 9.30pm at the very latest.
Please note these are the pre-carols entertainment and are subject to change without prior notice.
Thursday 13 December: Byron Carr (song and guitars)
Friday 14 December: Cape Town Highlands (Pipes and Drums)
Saturday 15 December: Michelle Botha (singer) renowned jazz singer and composer.
Sunday 16 December: Sterling EQ electric violins
See also Cape Town Green Map