Welcome to the Mother City’s Cape Town Carnival 2018. Join us as we celebrate our African identity, our diverse communities, our variety of cultures all vibrantly coming alive in the colourful pageant of the Cape Town Carnival parade.
What you can look out for in Cape Town Carnival 2018’s Mother City, Mother Nature event.
CAPE TOWN CARNIVAL – ACTIVITY SCHEDULE – 17th March 2018
14h00 – 18h00 Enjoy the freedom of the streets and the Fanwalk
15h00 – 21h00 KFM live broadcast
- KFM DJ’s playing music throughout the event area – getting everyone into the “spirit of the Cape Town Carnival”.
15h00 – 18h00 KFM activation – Gallows Hill
- Face painting and a photo station; free merchandise
16h00 – 17h00 Theatre for Children and Young People – Gallows Hill area
14h00 – 18h30 DStv / M-Net group activations on the Fanwalk
- M-Net 101 – Dancing with the Stars celebrity and professional dancers will be showing us how to dance.
- M-Net Movies – The gorgeous Lalla Hiriyama will be doing audience interviews and offering photo opportunities.
- KykNET – “Getroud Met Rugby” – stars will be shoeing off their dance moves
- DStv – Make sure you win one of the DStv vendor vouchers in the competitions they are running on the Fanwalk.
14h00 – 18h30 Other activities – Fan Walk
- Vendors, merchandise stores and entertainment in the Cape Town Carnival Villages and along the Fanwalk.
CAPE TOWN CARNIVAL EVENING SCHEDULE
18h00 – 19h00 Corridor Entertainment:
- KFM announcers interacting with the crowd
- Winners of the Peoples Post “make your own costume out of newsprint” will parade in their innovative costumes.
- Buskers and entertainers
18h45 – 19h00 Official Opening – cutting of the opening ribbon.
19h00 Parade begins
22h00 Parade ends
CAPE TOWN CARNIVAL VILLAGE – P12 AREA
22h00 – 00h00 We round off the night with entertainment in the Cape Town Carnival Village, where you can experience the best of the Cape’s up and coming artists in a relaxed environment.
- Mzanzi Magic presents Paxton Fielies (Idols winner 2017) to perform from 22h00-22h45
- Musicians and DJ performances