Festival promises to be a hit

2015-12-15 06:00

Grassy Park residents and communities in the surrounds can look forward to a great line up at the Grassy Park Community Festival this year.

Currently running in its 15th year, the festival, which unites communities, promises to be a hit.

Patrons of this popular festival, taking place at the Grassy Park Civic, will have lots to look forward to with a highlight of the festival being the switching on of the Christmas lights this year.

Greg Philander says out of the 15 years that the festival has been running, the lights have only ever been on once before.

“This year we got confirmation that the lights will be up so people will have that as something to look forward to. We have many exciting things lined up for the community to keep them entertained over the festive period,” Philander says.

The festival kicked off last night and will continue until Wednesday 23 December.

The festival which is run by NPO Grassy Park Community Festival Night Market and Events is run solely on proceeds from vendors and stalls booked for the duration of the event. This year Jive is the sponsor of the event.

“Residents look forward to the festival and we get people from all over Cape Town coming out in support of the event. This year will be no different and certainly better,” he says.

The festival will see a talent show, a neon fun walk, live entertainment, a carols by candlelight evening as well as a Mr and Miss Grassy Park.

“We are looking at showcasing the talent in our areas. We want raw talent and people who would not otherwise be afforded the opportunity and exposure to be a part of the festival.”

Entry to the night market and festival is free.

To enter competitions, prices are as follows: Mr and Mrs Grassy Park – R10 for juniors, R15 for teenagers and R20 for 18 and older. Talent search: R20 per person,

The fun walk will cost R5 for primary school pupils, R10 for high school pupils, R15 for 19 and older and sporting bodies and clubs enter for R20.

V If you would like more information or to book a stall, call Lynn Vester on 073 863 7704, or Like their Facebook page.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
ADVERTORIAL
Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.

/News
 

And our winner of our second case of Amstel Beer is...

We have decided to award another voter with a prize for voting for their favourite picture.

 
 

You won't want to miss...

6 myths about male cancer
Who are the highest paid models of 2017?
10 gorgeous plus-sized models who aren't Ashley Graham
5 top leg exercises for men
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.