Welcome the Christmas cheer this December at the hugely popular Cape Town Carols at Kirstenbosch from 13 – 16 December 2018 as it celebrates its 30th anniversary.

The event is hosted by the Rotary Club of Kirstenbosch and sponsored by Pick n Pay. Visitors can sing along to their favourite festive tunes, savour delicious food while thousands of glow sticks light up the evening sky.

A new addition of pop-up Christmas themed stalls, where visitors can shop and browse Pick n Pay’s 2018 Christmas range will be showcased this year, from festive headgear to stocking fillers, tree decorations and more. Stalls will open at 6pm and close when the carols begin at 7.45pm.

A picnic basket is available for preorder and comprises of a selection of delights that will be given upon arrival. Picnic baskets must be ordered prior to the event.

The PnP food truck will be serving a range of options from king-sized burger, gammon rolls and vegetarian options such as the mushrooms and brie burger with cranberry sauce.

Wine will not be on sale at the event but visitors are welcome to bring their own along.

Carols will be led by Cape Town Concert Brass and the Cape Town Male Voice Choir. Your support of this event enables Rotary International to assist communities across the Western Cape in a wide range of community-based programmes, including youth-leadership development, civic-responsibility and various health programmes, specifically those around cancer-awareness.

Carols will end at 9.30pm.


– Thursday: R110 per adult, R85 per student, R25 per child.

– Friday – Sunday: R125 per adult, R90 per student, R30 per child.

Tickets are available on Webtickets and all Pick n Pay stores nationwide.  It includes a glow stick and a songsheet.


Picnic baskets

  • Adult picnic for two (R195): Whole baguette, cheese selection, hummus, pepper dew dip, Parma ham, crisps, brownies and water.
  • Kiddies picnic for one (R45): PnP juice, PnP puffs, Christmas choc mallow and a hot dog voucher redeemable at the event.

Please note your picnic basket will be ready for collection at the PnP food stand at Entrance 3 at the venue.


Picture:Facebook/Kirstenbosch Gardens



Date: December 13
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost: RR125


Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Rhodes Dr, Newlands,
Cape Town
Western Cape
South Africa
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