The Sun Met 2019

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Luxury, Beautiful People and Cheaper Tickets at The Sun Met 2019

Africa’s richest horse race just got more affordable: All the dates, packages, theme, entertainment, food and fashion at Sun Met 2019

Have you been to The Met since Sun International took over sponsorship? Expect new Sun Met themes, Bedouin camps to chill in, good food and accessible packages. Of course, there'll still be the usual high fashion, freshened entertainment line-up and horse racing. But if you haven’t been since the old J&B Met days, then there’s loads to discover at the Sun Met 2019:

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SUN MET 2019 THEME AND DATES
This year, the organisers have put together another elaborate show for the Sun Met on 26 January 2019.  The theme is African Luxury: Precious Metals and you’re expected to go all out to showcase their perspective on this theme through fashion, while the Bedouin hospitality tents add an air of exotica.

MORE AFFORDABLE: TICKET PRICE CUTS
General access tickets are R150, which is R50 cheaper than it was last year. Also cheaper are the Circa Trackside Deck tickets at R2995, saving you just over R400 on last year’s price. Keep reading until the end for a full list of ticket packages and what each one includes.

ENTERTAINMENT LINE-UP
The organisers have gone all out on the entertainment front, securing some of the biggest and most loved acts in SA music and ensuring the performances fit the theme.
The stage line-up includes the ever-popular Mafikizolo, SAMA award-winning singer and songwriter Lady Zamar and Afropop DJ, DJ Maphoriso.

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THE OFFICIAL AFTER-PARTY: GET ACCESS
Ticket holders will once again have complimentary access to the official After Party Marquee, where various DJs from Heart FM will take to the decks to provide entertainment. Also on the after-party agenda is a fashion show showcasing work by the Sun Met’s official designers, Biji La Maison, Ole Ledimo (House of Ole), Mzukisi Mbane (Imprint ZA) and Warrick Gautier. And, of course, it wouldn’t be The Met without the popular Best Dressed competition, which also happens at the after-party.

SUN MET 2019 TICKETS AND PACKAGES

Kickstart your 2019 social calendar by attending The Sun Met. There are four different ticket packages to choose from:

  • General access R150pp: Includes entry to the event and to the after-party.

  • Circa Trackside Deck R2995pp: Includes entry ticket, an all-inclusive shared hospitality experience, bedouins with decking and a view of the winning post against the rail, one parking ticket per four tickets purchased, cocktail and lounge seating, full service catering throughout the day, complimentary premium bar – champagne available to purchase.

  • Circa Winning Post Pavilion R4495pp: Includes entry ticket, exclusive, all-inclusive premium shared hospitality experience, air-conditioned marquee with Bedouin lounges, dedicated viewing area next to the winning post against the rail, one parking ticket per four tickets purchased, premium cocktail reception, complimentary premium bar, plus complimentary glass of champagne on arrival.

  • Picnic Sites R11 950 per group of 10 people: Includes entry ticket, access to the private picnic spots, umbrella, fencing and basic furniture, dedicated bar to purchase your drinks, access to food vendors and picnic baskets for purchase. Located at the fence by the final stretch.

Tickets to the Sun Met are now on sale at Ticketpros.co.za.

ABOUT THE KENILWORTH RACECOURSE
A historic patch of land in the centre of the hustle and bustle of the suburbs, the Kenilworth Racecourse is a seasonal wetland and home to the best-preserved area of Cape Flats Sand Fynbos in the world. Undisturbed for more than 100 years, the 52-hectare nature reserve hosts hundreds of fauna species; at least 20 species are listed as endangered. Besides the endemic species, there are two plants listed as extinct in the wild that have been introduced to the area for conservation. What’s more, the reserve supports a small but healthy community of reptiles, birds and small mammals, including the critically endangered Micro Frog and Cape Platanna frog.

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