Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts 2016-2017

20 October 2016

Summer isn’t summer in Cape Town without live music performances at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden on Sunday afternoons.. Gather your picnic baskets and blankets,  meet with friends and family, enjoy our floral heritage on the slopes of Table Mountain, and let the music end  your weekend on a high note.

The line-up has been set and the tickets are currently on sale!

Kirstenbosch Concerts 2016-17



20 Nov

Jimmy Nevis

27 Nov

Jah Prayzah (ZIM)

4 Dec

Beatenberg / Opposite The Other

11 Dec

The Parlotones / Richard Stirton

15, 16, 17, 18 Dec

Christmas Carols

Mon 26 Dec

Prime Circle

31 Dec

Johnny Clegg / Slow Jack

1 Jan

Mango Groove

8 Jan

Zonke Dikana

15 Jan

Matthew Mole / Jesse Clegg

22 Jan

The Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra

29 Jan


5 Feb

Jeremy Loops


12 Feb

Dan Patlansky

19 Feb


26 Feb

The Soil

5 March

Karen Zoid & Francois van Coke

12 March

Cape Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival

16 March

Pixies (USA) Springbok Nude Girls, it takes place on 16 March 2017, at 19h00, Price R495.

19 March

Mi Casa

21 March

Just Jinjer

26 March

Grassy Spark and The Rudimentals

2 April

Shortstraw / Al Bairre

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts prices:


Rate 1

Rate 2

Rate 3





Youth (age 6 to 21 years with ID)




Christmas Carols prices:












 R    100.00

 R  110.00

 R  110.00

 R  110.00

Scholars (7 to 17)

 R    75.00

 R    85.00

 R    85.00

 R    85.00

Children (2 to 6)

 R    25.00

 R    30.00

 R    30.00

 R    30.00

Toddlers <2

 R           -  

 R           -  

 R           -  

 R           -  

•               Kirstenbosch New Year’s Eve concert: R375

Bring a picnic blanket and a picnic. Picnic hampers may also be purchased from Moyo Restaurant at Kirstenbosch: +27 (0)21 762 9585 or the Kirstenbosch Tea Room: +27 (0)21 797 4883.

The events go ahead irrespective of rain. Regret no refunds are issued.

Tickets are available for all concerts at any time from Please note that Webtickets is the ONLY website authorised to sell Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts tickets.Tickets will be available from Kirstenbosch, only if not sold out online, from the Tuesday before each concert. 

Concert Times

Gates open at 16h00.  Concerts are held between 17h00 / 17h15 / 17h30 and 19h00 and go ahead irrespective of rain.  Regret no refunds are issued. 

Dos and Don’ts

 Please enjoy the concert and abide by the following:

  • Do take all your litter home; the concert venue is bin-free.
  • Do leave the garden by 20h00.
  • Do respect the peace and cleanliness of adjacent residential areas when leaving.
  • Do bring low chairs only.
  • Don’t smoke in the audience.
  • Don’t bring high deckchairs that obstruct the view of the stage.
  • Don’t climb on the stage or enter flower beds.
  • Don’t leave litter in our World Heritage Site. 

Picnic Hampers

Available from moyo Restaurant Kirstenbosch (+27 (0)21 762 9585) or the Kirstenbosch Tea Room (+27 (0)21 797 4883). Refreshments will be on sale at all the concerts. 

Disabled Parking

Cars displaying disabled parking disks will be given special parking in the service area 400m past the main entrance off Rhodes Drive. 

Concert info: +27 (0)21 799 8783/8620/8773

Online ticket sales:

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Twitter: @KirstenboschNBG


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