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5 events to kick off the holiday season

2016-12-11 06:01

Johannesburg - The festive spirit has arrived and #Trending picks the best events of the week.


Jacaranda Children’s Home Laser Shows

14 - 15 December at 18:00

Jacaranda Children’s Home, Pretoria

Tickets R20 at the door

As part of its annual Liggiefees festivities, Jacaranda Children’s home will treat audiences to a spectacular laser show, provided by LaserX, in collaboration with Dance de’Art, whose dancers will interpret the light extravaganza with thrilling moves. A worthy fundraiser for the children’s home, this event is ideal for families.


Festive Worship

16 December 16 at 17:00

Grace Performing Arts Centre, Cape Town

Tickets R350 at

This year, the Festive Worship concert stars Nqubeko Mbatha, Ntokozo Mbambo and Ayanda Ntanzi as the main acts, along with a full-on choir – a first for the Cape Town gospel community. Believers, come and enjoy a night of praise and fellowship.


The Townhouse Rooftop at Randlords

17 December 17 at 14:00

Randlords, Johannesburg

Tickets R150 at the door

The rooftop party is back for the third year. Celebrate the silly season at Braamfontein’s exclusive rooftop bar and lounge by having an epic time dancing to deep House music while mingling with the city’s beautiful people and taking in a breathtaking 360-degree view of the Joburg skyline.


The Valley Christmas Market

17 December 17 at 09:00

The Valley Market, Port Elizabeth

Tickets R10 at the door

Get your Christmas shopping done while browsing through tasty food stalls. Catch some of Port Elizabeth’s top artisanal food vendors in one of the city’s coolest old buildings. You can also catch live performances from the East Coast’s freshest talent while you’re there.


CliffCentral Carols

11 December at 17:00

The Lyric theatre, Gold Reef City, Johannesburg

Tickets R100 donation at the door

What better way to kick off Christmas festivities than with a funky Cliffmas carol sing-along? The celebration doubles as a fundraising event for Headway Gauteng, which supports brain injury survivors. Gareth Cliff shares the stage with ProVerb, the award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir, Terra and Tebogo from Idols SA, Timothy Moloi, Tumisho Masha, Rami Chuene and the CliffCentral crew. It promises to be a fun family night out.

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