The Steenberg Festival is happening at Allenby Drive Sports Ground in Retreat, and it’s the place to be in the days leading up to Christmas.
Here’s everything you must know about the Steenberg Festival
Hosted by the City’s Economic Growth Directorate and endorsed by Ward Councillor Marita Petersen, this is the first festival of its kind in the area.
Councillor Petersen’s vision for the festival is all about showcasing local talent. From vendors to artists, it’s a platform for the community of Ward 68 to shine.
“This festival will showcase what Ward 68 brings to the city. I encourage everyone to attend and not miss out,'” Petersen said.
So, if you’re keen on discovering what this part of Cape Town has to offer, you won’t want to miss this.
Here’s the lowdown on the festival timings:
- Kick-off is on Thursday, 21 December 2023, from 18:00 to 22:00.
- The fun continues on Friday and Saturday, 22 and 23 December 2023, from 14:00 to 22:00.
Alderman James Vos, Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Growth, points out that festivals like this are a big boost for local traders, especially during the festive season. And hey, it’s also a great place for those last-minute gift hunts!
“So remember, when you’re having a good time at the festival, you are also supporting local traders and our economy,” Vos said.
The Steenberg Festival is more than just a market or a music event. It’s a gathering spot for families and friends, offering a range of activities throughout the day.
Whether you’re there to groove to the live music, browse through the stalls, or just soak in the festive vibes, there’s something for everyone.
Remember, by joining in the fun, you’re also supporting local businesses.
Studies suggest that spending money at small businesses helps keep more cash flowing within the community. So, while you’re out there having a blast, you’re also doing your bit for the local economy.