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Over 40 000 at Netball World Cup Fan Park <p>​</p><span><p>Roughly 40 716 people have gone through the Fan Park since it opened its gates on Friday, 28 July 2023.  </p><p> </p><p>This includes those passing through for a drink or a bite  before heading inside the CTICC and those who visited the Fan Park specifically to watch games on big screens and enjoy an outdoor family outing.   </p><p> </p><p>Spectators at the Fan Park also enjoyed an array of live performances by local artists, netball exhibition games, a kid's corner, a food court, daily giveaways and a beer garden.   </p><p> </p><p>'Cape Town's Netball World Cup Fan Park has been the place to be for netball and sports lovers over the last couple of days. It's the perfect space for pre-game entertainment for those with tickets for courtside seats and has been a base for fans without tickets who are looking to enjoy a great watching experience with other netball lovers. <br></p> <figure class="subtopic-fullsize-img"> <img src="" class="responsive" alt="" style="width:860px;" /> </figure></span><span><p>'Our goal for this fan park has been to provide access for those who cannot afford tickets while also providing them with a safe environment to enjoy entertainment, games and art for 12-hours a day. The free Fan Park remains open until the last match of the tournament and we'd like to encourage more people to come through to the Fan Park and enjoy a day filled with fun and lots of entertainment,' said the City's Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, Alderman JP Smith. </p><p> </p><p>The Fan Park also hosted 5 700 people for the launch concert featuring performances by Nasty C, Simmy, Goodluck, Emo Adams, DJ Grant Lesch and Kurt Darren on Wednesday, 26 July. <br></p> <figure class="subtopic-fullsize-img"> <img src="" class="responsive" alt="" style="width:845px;" /> </figure></span><span><p>The space also served as the crowning moment for the City-sponsored Sporting Chance Street Netball Programme, an initiative which aided the development of 760 under 13 girls from eight local communities, some of whom won the opportunity to watch the Netball World Cup games.  </p><p> </p><p>Situated on Walter Sisulu Drive between Heerengracht and Buitengracht, the Fan Park is the official viewing area for the Netball World Cup Cape Town 2023.  </p><p> </p><p>It opens daily at 07:00 until the last game of the day. <br></p> <figure class="subtopic-fullsize-img"> <img src="" class="responsive" alt="" style="width:948px;" /> </figure>​​</span><p>For more information on the Netball World Cup Fan Park visit the City's website: <a href="" target="_blank"> and enjoy/Events-in-the-city/City-supported-events/netball-world-cup-2023</a></p><p>Tickets for some of the games at the CTICC are still available at <a href="" target="_blank"></a> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>End</strong></p><p><br></p>2023-08-03T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#f9891347-9853-4a33-be46-2fd52a61e835;L0|#0f9891347-9853-4a33-be46-2fd52a61e835|events;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#4f0ed4de-f325-4c79-ad43-5623a0509108;L0|#04f0ed4de-f325-4c79-ad43-5623a0509108|Netball court;GP0|#13839e11-6321-4a6b-9359-1e8cc94a575e;L0|#013839e11-6321-4a6b-9359-1e8cc94a575e|tournaments10

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