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All set for the biggest SVNS rugby party in the Mother City<p>Approximately 50 000 people are expected daily at the DHL Stadium on Saturday and Sunday. <br> <br>Featuring 12 men's and women's teams chasing the ultimate prize, the rebranded SVNS festival is more than just rugby and provides fans with a unique mix of sport, music, food and immersive experiences.<br><br>This includes performances from an exciting line up of local entertainers including DJ Zinhle, Jack Parow, NV Funk, Los Jetsons, Mila Rose, Sun-El Musician, 3 Tons of Fun and many more.<br></p> <figure> <img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Images%202/Cape%20Town%20Sevens%20Stadium%201.JPG" class="responsive" alt="" style="width:949px;" /> </figure> <p>DHL Stadium gates for both days open at 08:00 before the first game kicks off at 9:00. <br> <br>With an influx of people and traffic expected in the Green Point Precinct, parking will be limited in and around the stadium. <br> <br>In an effort to minimise traffic congestion in the precinct, the City is availing a free MyCiTi shuttle service for ticket holders to travel to the DHL Stadium.<br><br>Buses will depart from the Civic Centre, CTICC, Thibault Square MyCiTi stations from 07:30 on Saturday and Sunday.<br><br>The bus will run on demand.  <br> <br>The last bus from the DHL stadium to the Civic Centre will leave at 21:30.<br></p> <figure> <img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Images%202/Cape%20Town%20Sevens%20Stadium%202.jpg" class="responsive" alt="" style="width:914px;" /> </figure> <p>'The second weekend in December is one many of our residents and visitors look forward to every year because of this exciting event. To ensure that everyone is able to enjoy the festivities without any impediments, the City's Events Coordinating Committee has been working with the event organiser and  SAPS behind the scenes putting all the logistical and safety measures in place to ensure the players and fans have a memorable experience.  The City is availing the MyCiTi service for free to ticket holders to get to the stadium and we encourage fans to make use of the service. For those who want to walk to the stadium, there will be deployment of safety and security personnel along the Fan Walk in Green Point. We implore those driving to the event to please refrain from parking illegally or blocking residential driveways with their vehicle. It's all systems go from our side and we are looking forward to hosting the thousands of fans in our beautiful city,' said  Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, Alderman JP Smith.</p> <figure> <img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Images%202/Cape%20Town%20Sevens%20Stadium.jpg" class="responsive" alt="" style="width:949px;" /> </figure>​​ <h4>Traffic Management </h4><p>SVNS Cape Town ticket holders are encouraged to utilise a park and ride system where they park their vehicles in the city centre and take the MyCiTi shuttle to the stadium.</p><p>Paid parking is also available at the CTICC (limited), Ryk Tulbagh Square, Picbel Parkade (Strand Street), Plein Park (Corporation Street) and the V&A Waterfront (limited parking).</p><p>There will be a dedicated e-hailing service hub set up at <strong>P13</strong> off Green Point Main Road between York and Wigtown roads.   </p><p>Residents and motorists are also advised of temporary road closures in the Green Point and V&A Waterfront precincts.</p><p>The following roads will be impacted between 06:00 and 22:30 on Saturday and Sunday: <br></p><table cellspacing="0" class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:69%;height:401px;"><tbody><tr style="text-align:center;"><th class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;text-align:center;">Road Closure</th><th class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;">Between <br></th></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Hans Strijdom Ave and Helen Suzman Boulevard</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Buitengracht Street South and North Lane</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>East Bound Helen Suzman Boulevard</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Buitengracht Street to Green Point Circle</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Eastbound Helen Suzman Boulevard</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>From Green Point Circle to Beach Road</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>West Bound Helen Suzman Boulevard</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Beach Rd to Circle</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>West Bound Helen Suzman Boulevard</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Green Point Circle to Buitengracht Blvd</p></td></tr></tbody></table> <br> <br> <p> <strong>End</strong><br></p>2023-12-06T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#6398d426-f799-44e8-abec-30af038afd7f;L0|#06398d426-f799-44e8-abec-30af038afd7f|Rugby;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#f60216f6-93ec-4c26-bce1-440d1485abb1;L0|#0f60216f6-93ec-4c26-bce1-440d1485abb1|sports;GP0|#0a5a1d9f-9ba4-4669-ae7a-14cd5cb3e774;L0|#00a5a1d9f-9ba4-4669-ae7a-14cd5cb3e774|stadium10

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