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DSTV Mitchells Plain Festival brings family fun to kick off festive season<p>​The DSTV Mitchells Plain Festival, one of Cape Town's biggest annual events, aimed at building an inclusive community and city, kicks off its 13<sup>th</sup> edition this Friday.</p><p> Around 40 000 people are expected to make their way to the three day community celebration which takes place at Westridge Gardens from 1 to 3 December 2023.</p><p> The first Mitchells Plain festival, held in 2009 to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the community, has grown to become a celebration of the culture and community for the people of Mitchells Plain.</p><p> Over 40 local entertainers and artists will perform live on stage.  </p><p> Festival-goers can also indulge in delicious local cuisine, carnival rides, spot prize competitions, and enjoy comedy shows – there is family fun for everyone!</p><p> 'The City is excited to continue supporting DSTV en Kyknet Kie Mitchells Plain Festival promoting local culture, local business and an inclusive community. More importantly, it conveys a message that major events can be hosted in Mitchells Plain to assist in stimulating the economy. We believe in creating an enabling environment that attracts investment to generate economic growth, job creation, and social inclusivity. Community events are nothing without the support of the community. So we encourage residents and visitors to head out, show their support and enjoy the gees,' said the City's Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security Alderman JP Smith</p><p> As part of the event's CSI initiative, the event sponsors and hosts Heinz Park Primary School's annual prom, which serves as an incentive to keep learners in school.</p><p> Book now for some incredible family fun. Tickets are available at <a href="">Computicket</a> from R50 for kids/pensioners and R70 for adults.</p><p> <strong>End</strong></p><p><br></p>2023-11-28T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#34f4df81-9990-40ab-8213-8383ea5bee8b;L0|#034f4df81-9990-40ab-8213-8383ea5bee8b|event;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#550cea01-5fec-45fb-8509-f49cfc36c0e0;L0|#0550cea01-5fec-45fb-8509-f49cfc36c0e0|Safety10

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