17 MARCH 2018

2018 THEME

The Cape Town Carnival 2018 - “Mother City, Mother Nature” will explore what it means to be the Mother City. Explore the convergence of Nature and City embodied by Cape Town’s twin treasures: its fascinating people and natural wonders. The Cape Floral Kingdom is one of startling beauty, diversity & resilience. The people of Cape Town are just as diverse, resourceful & determined. Colourful cultures & traditions from across the continent and the globe have taken root here. This is home to the ancient & the new. Creativity springs forth to be shared with the world, a life-giving essence expressed in the celebration of Cape Town Carnival. This theme invites us to embody all that is welcoming, nurturing & abundant. Discover what makes us unique and discover why this is uniquely the Mother City. On the 17 of March 2018 spectators will have the freedom of the city streets on the Green Point Fan Walk. Over 2 000 dazzling costumed performers and musicians will take to Cape Town’s Fan Walk, entertaining viewers with floats and vibrant dance routines. The parade will be followed by a thumping street party, showcasing some of SA's hottest musical talent

Dress up & Participate

Dress comfortably in your “dancing shoes” as the Fan Walk is 2 km long and there will be many things to explore. From 3pm the Fan Walk turns into a pedestrian walkway filled with fun, food and folk enjoying the freedom of their city streets. 7pm the PARADE BEGINS!