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Wynberg Family Festival has something for everyone <p>​Get ready for a weekend of family fun featuring live music, carnival rides, delicious food, treats and more.</p><p> Taking place from this Friday, 1 March 2024, the Southern Mail Wynberg Family Festival has a stellar line-up of local artists, including Jarrad Rickketts, Amy Jones, Mark Haze, Sons of Salessie, Berry Trytsman and DJ Ashton Parenzee, among others.</p><p> With popular rides such as the scrambler, the carousel, bumper cars and the Ferris wheel, thrill seekers will be right at home.</p><p> 'In December, Council approved a new three-year agreement for the City to sponsor the Wynberg Family Festival until 2026. This represents our commitment to supporting local events, specifically those that contribute to the economy in communities across the city. Not only is this event fun for the whole family, this festival has the potential for growth and we believe our support over the next three years will contribute to the event organisers' ambitions to increase attendance numbers to 25 000. For decades, the festival has been a platform for local traders, local suppliers, artists and organisations to make a living and promote their businesses. We would like to encourage residents to head over to Maynardville Park to support the festival,' said Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, Alderman JP Smith.</p><p> Tickets for the festival are R80, and costs R60 for pensioners as well as children under the age of 13. Tickets, sold at Computicket, will give you front row seats to some of the top local performers. Explore more than 100 stalls with popular cuisine, fashion and crafts, and fun carnival rides.</p><p> The City of Cape Town's Traffic Services and Metro Police will also have exhibitions at the festival to showcase their capabilities and to interact with the public.    </p><p> As part of the event's corporate social investment initiative, it will sponsor and host the Heinz Park Primary School's annual prom, which serves as an incentive to keep learners in school.</p><p> Strive Autism Learning Centre is also a beneficiary of this year's festival.</p><p> The Southern Mail  Wynberg Family Festival kicks off on Friday from 16:00 to 23:00.</p><p> Gates open at 11:00 on Saturday and Sunday.</p><p> For more information on this and other events hosted in Cape Town visit <a href="/mediacentre/Lists/Media%20Releases/"></a></p><p>End<br></p>2024-02-27T22:00:00ZGP0|#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|#e1a5b1a6-9b2b-4790-96ce-f3405c541ea3;L0|#0e1a5b1a6-9b2b-4790-96ce-f3405c541ea3|community10

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