Join the cheerful crowds at one of the popular Cape Town Christmas concerts and get into the spirit of Christmas! Below you will find a listing of some of the finest Christmas concerts for the festive season 2016 in and around Cape Town.
Many of concerts are held in stunning open-air settings. Come along and celebrate this year’s holiday season at stunning venues such as the Christmas concerts at Cape Town's botanical gardens in Kirstenbosch, which you can see in the image below.
• Cape Town, Somerset West: White Christmas Festival. 5 November 2016. Christmas market and concert at Mondeor Eco School. Tickets at webtickets.co.za. Children under 13: free entrance.
• Cape Town, Southern Suburbs: Groot Constantia Carols under the Stars. 7 December 2016 on the lawns of Groot Constantia. Perfect event for the whole family. No private picnics, but baskets can be ordered at Simon's. Tickets: R120. More info.
• Cape Town, Southern Suburbs: Carols by Candlelight. 15 - 18 December 2016 at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. These Cape Town Christmas concerts organised by the Rotary Club will present traditional Christmas carols in a stunning setting at the foot of Table Mountain National Park. You must purchase the tickets in advance at webtickets.co.za. Tickets: R100, concessions for children and students.
• Cape Town, Southern Suburbs: Christmas Carols with Richard Cock. 16 December 2016 at 18h00 at Bishops Diocesan College. Perfect event for the whole family. Tickets: R140. Book at Computicket.
• Cape Town, Greenpoint: Symphonic Picnic Concert. 18 December 2016 at Greenpoint Track. Not a true Christmas carols concert, but certainly a treat for the whole family. Tickets: R75 at computicket
• Cape Town, V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre: Apostle Choristers - Christmas Special. 21 December 2016. Christmas Chorals and nativity play at the amphitheatre. Enjoy this evening event in the Amphitheatre at the V&A Waterfront. Free entrance. More info.
• Cape Town, CBD: Handel's Messiah. 23 December 2016. Performed by the Symphony Choir of Cape Town. More info.
• Cape Town, CBD: Music for Advent and Christmas by Candlelight. December 2016 at St. George's Cathedral. TBC
• Stellenbosch, University: Tygerberg Children’s Choir Christmas Concerts. 26, 27 November 2016 and 3 December 2016 Concerts at Endler Hall. Tickets: R120. Book at Computicket.
• Paarl: Open-Air Classic Christmas Concert - Tussen Die Sterre. 10 December 2016 at the Amphitheatre at the Taal Monument. Tickets: From R130. More info.
• Somerset West, Vergelegen: Carols by Candlelight. 14 December 2016. Christmas concert on the lawns of the Vergelegen Wine Estate. Bookings through Computicket.
• Stellenbosch, Oude Libertas Amphitheatre: Christmas Carols and Joy. 17 - 18 December 2016. Festive season concert with Richard Cock. Picnic concert under the stars with popular christmas songs. Tickets: R160 - 190. Book at Computicket.