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Events Department <span> <div class="image-gallery-slider img-gal-1" id="img-gal-1" data-slide="1" data-slides="7" style="height:493.5px;"><div class="image-gallery-content" style="height:414px;"> ​​​​​​ <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-1"> <img class="responsive" src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/Cape%20Town%2010s.jpg" alt="" style="display:none;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Football is one the sports featured at the annual <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Media-and-news/Cape%20Town%2010s%20promises%20to%20be%20a%20ball">Cape Town 10s</a>, which also includes rugby, netball, dodgeball and more.</p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-2"> <img class="responsive" src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/Cape%20Town%20Sevens.JPG" alt="" style="display:none;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>DHL Stadium comes alive in December when the HSBC World Rugby Series makes a stop in Cape Town. </p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-3"> <img class="responsive" src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/CT%20Carnival%203.JPG" alt="" style="display:none;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>The annual <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/events-in-the-city/City-supported-events/signature-cape-town-events">Cape Town Carnival </a>features several talented individuals, colourful floats and dancers. </p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-4"> <img class="responsive" src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/CT%20Marathon%206.jpg" alt="" style="display:none;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon hosts approximately 20 000 athletes from 67 countries.</p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-5"> <img class="responsive" src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/Festive%20Lights%20Switch%20On.jpg" alt="" style="display:none;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Thousands of people gather annually at the Grand Parade in December to usher in the festive season with a concert at the City’s Festive Lights Switch-on event. </p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-6"> <img class="responsive" src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/Summer%20Market.jpg" alt="" style="display:none;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>The annual Cape Town Summer Market takes place in the Company’s Garden with five days of free live entertainment and the chance to buy crafts, food and clothing from local entrepreneurs. </p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-7"> <img class="responsive" src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/Volvo%201.jpg" alt="" style="display:none;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>The world's premier offshore yacht race, the Volvo Ocean Race,  includes  Cape Town as a stopover in its South African leg of the competition.</p> </figcaption> </figure> </div><div class="image-gallery-control"><div class="image-gallery-caption">Events</div><div class="image-gallery-nav"><div class="nav-info">1 of 7<br></div><div class="slide-next"><i class="icon arrow-white-next"></i> </div><div class="slide-prev"><i class="icon arrow-white-prev"></i> </div></div></div></div> </span> <p> <strong>Events Planning Unit</strong><br>We coordinate the three-year event plan that outlines how we respond to strategic issues in the City, such as seasonality, geographical spread, inclusivity, destination promotion and tourism arrivals. We achieve this through engaging with stakeholders; managing the financial support processes; negotiating rights packages; reviewing internal systems, adhering to policies and by-laws; and offering resource planning to support the events programme.</p><p> <strong>Film and Events Permitting Unit</strong><br>We assist and coordinate the application and approval process for staging events and film shoots in Cape Town. We consult with affected City service departments and other stakeholders and evaluate each application in accordance with the City’s strategic objectives and legal and operational requirements.</p><p> <strong>Events Management Unit</strong><br>We conceptualise, initiate, support and implement a variety of the City’s corporate events and provide an event management service for all City-partnered events. </p><p>We are responsible for creating an enabling environment for successful events and filming in Cape Town.</p><p>We provide a range of services for clients including event permitting, financial support to events, project management of events and assistance to clients during the permit application process.</p><p>Our staff ensure that events meet the regulatory requirements and facilitate the necessary services such as traffic, health, safety and environmental services.</p><p>We also provide support for permit applications for filming on public roads and City-owned facilities.</p><span> <ul class="lrg-icon-content">​             <li class="lrg-icon lrg-link"><div class="list-links"> <a title="title" href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Apply/Licences-and-permits/Filming-and-events/Apply-for-an-event-permit">Apply ​for an event permit​</a><a title="title" href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Apply/Licences-and-permits/Filming-and-events/Apply-for-a-film-permit">Apply for a film permit​</a><a title="title" href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Local%20and%20communities/Creative-community/Creative-events-in-your-community/Signature-events-in-Cape-Town">Find an event in Cape Town</a><a title="title" href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Local%20and%20communities/Events-and-your-City/Find-an-event-in-the-City/Signature-Cape-Town-events">Find a signature event</a><a title="title" href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Work%20and%20business/Doing-business-in-the-City/Business-events">Host an event​</a><a title="title" href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/City_Film_Strategy.pdf">Read our Film Strategy</a> <a title="title" href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/HostingSafeEventsCOVID19_SOP.pdf" target="_blank">Read our Protocol for Hosting Safe Events during Covid-19 SOP</a></div></li></ul></span><img alt="" src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Events-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><span> <div class="contact"><h4>Event planning</h4><address><ul><li>Telephone: <br><a>021 417 4928</a></li><li>Email: <br><a href="mailto:events.applications@capetown.gov.za">events.applications@capetown.gov.za</a></li></ul></address><h4>Film permits</h4><address><ul><li>Telephone: <br><a>021 417 4025</a></li><li>Fax2email: <br> <a>086 576 1933</a></li><li>Email: <br><a href="mailto:film.permit@capetown.gov.za">film.permit@capetown.gov.za</a></li></ul></address><h4>Event permits</h4><address><ul><li>Telephone: <br><a>021 417 4035</a></li><li>Fax2email: <br> <a>086 576 1580</a></li><li>Email: <br><a href="mailto:events.permit@capetown.gov.za">events.permit@capetown.gov.za</a></li></ul></address><h4>Event management</h4> <address> <ul><li>Telephone: <br><a>021 400 9892</a></li><li>Email: <br><a href="mailto:events@capetown.gov.za">events@capetown.gov.za</a></li></ul></address></div></span>

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