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Sneak Peeks And Road Closures For The 2019 Cape Town Carnival
It's coming together, discover sneak previews and which roads are impacted and how to make the most of the Cape Town Carnival
Unravel the theme and experience this late-summer evening carnival with more than 50 energetic and talented community performance groups, amazing floats, giant puppets and outstanding costumes along Somerset Road. Plus, see a sneak peek of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival below.
VUKA UKHANYE: Arise and Shine! Shake off the habits and ideas that limit you. Unlock your power and potential. Experience a jolt of energy and celebrate human potential. This is the theme and message of the Cape Town Carnival 2019.
CAPE TOWN CARNIVAL 2019 DATES
Cape Town's annual spectacular of dance, costumes and performance art happens on 16 March 2019. And you can expect more revelry and, especially, colourful floats with empowering themes, from “Facing your Fears” to “Cellphone Zombies”, ones that promote positive social activism and ones that instil the ideals of becoming freedom fighters in our communities and escaping the “Mad Machine”
CAPE TOWN CARNIVAL 2019 ROAD CLOSURES
Various roads will be closed from 12pm–1am. To see a full overview of which roads will be affected, see the schedule right here.
TICKETS AND START TIMES
Access to the family-friendly festival and end-party is absolutely free.
The fiesta’s festivities usually kick off at 3pm in Green Point, and the parade procession gets underway at 7pm. But even after it’s completed its incredible journey, revellers can count on rocking late into the night at the after party.
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