Posted by: Taj Cape Town | Posted in Activities,Cape Town,Events,Uncategorized | on: January 12, 2017


During the summer months, Cape Town is filled with a vibrant energy and there are more than enough exciting things to fill your Sunday afternoons with. Amongst these exciting events are the Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts. This magnificent and biologically diverse heritage site is without doubt amongst the most awe-inspiring of its kind in the world; so putting it to good use, by hosting awesome summer concerts is an inspired idea.

More About the Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts

With the summer concerts starting on the 20th of November 2016, you may have missed some good performances but don’t worry, there are still quite a few to come before the season ends on the 2nd of April 2017. These Sunday afternoon concerts will feature performances by the likes of Jesse Clegg, Matthew Mole, The Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, Lira, Jeremy Loops, Mi Casa, Goldfish, Just Jinjer, Shortstraw, Karen Zoid and many more.

Tickets and Times

You can relax knowing that the concerts are guaranteed to go ahead regardless of the weather. The gates open at 4pm, giving you plenty of time to find a spot, put down a blanket, grab a drink and relax. The show starts at 5:30pm, ending around 7pm. The cost of tickets ranges between R90 and R150 for kids and between R125 and R190 for adults. Tickets are available online weekly from and at the gates on the day depending on availability.

Please Mind Your Ps and Qs

With so many people gathering together in one place at a time, it really helps if everyone is kind and considerate. Here are a few ground rules…

  • The Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens ask you to please ensure that no litter is left lying around, please take it with you as there are no dustbins within the world heritage site.
  • For the sake of the other guests, please don’t smoke in the audience.
  • Please don’t sit on chairs, you wouldn’t want to block anyone’s view of the stage.
  • Please take special care of the gardens, don’t walk in the flower beds or pick any flowers.

If there is any additional information you might need, feel free to contact or visit their website at for the full list of dates and artists. The Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens are located in Newlands, with the entrance on Rhodes Drive. This magnificent sight is only 20 minutes away from Taj Cape Town. If you are looking for additional entertainment during your stay at Taj, simply contact:, or call +27 21 819 2000.


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