City to host Fan Park concert to kickstart Netball World Cup gees

The first-ever Netball World Cup on African soil, to be hosted at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), is just three weeks away. To maximise the fun, the City of Cape Town is establishing a Fan Park outside the Convention Centre for all netball enthusiasts and sports fans to gather for the duration of the tournament. Also read: Excitement... Read more → The post City to host Fan Park concert to kickstart Netball World Cup gees appeared first on CapeTown ETC.

City to host Fan Park concert to kickstart Netball World Cup gees

The first-ever Netball World Cup on African soil, to be hosted at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), is just three weeks away.

To maximise the fun, the City of Cape Town is establishing a Fan Park outside the Convention Centre for all netball enthusiasts and sports fans to gather for the duration of the tournament.


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To be found at the Fan Park is some of the country’s top music talent including Nasty C, Simmy, Goodluck, Emo Adams, DJ Grant Lesch and Kurt Darren, all set to keep you entertained with a five-hour concert to kick off the festivities.

Picture: City of Cape Town / Facebook

Situated on Walter Sisulu Drive between Heerengracht and Buitengracht, the Fan Park will be the official viewing area for the Netball World Cup Cape Town 2023.

While the Fan Park will officially be opened on Friday, 28 July until Sunday, 6 August, the concert will be held on Wednesday, 26 July, at the site to kickstart the gees for a very exciting tournament.

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In addition to live daily entertainment, spectators can expect Fan Park days to be filled with action-packed activities.

Here’s what’s in store:

  • Watch Netball World Cup games on a big screen
  • Sporting Chance Street Netball Challenge Finals
  • Netball exhibition matches
  • Kids’ Corner with games like Jenga, jumping castle, face painting and giant chess
  • Cape Town Carnival Floats and cultural performances
  • Daily giveaways

There will also be a Food Court with outdoor seating, snacks, hot beverages and a beer garden.

Local mural artists will also transform the pavement on Lower Loop Street into a netball-themed art piece and members of the public will get a chance to join in on the creative action too.

Picture: City of Cape Town / Facebook

‘As the City, we want to ensure that everyone, especially those without tickets for games inside the CTICC can enjoy a festive environment with friends, family and fellow sports lovers,’ said City’s mayoral committee member for safety and security, Alderman JP Smith.

‘We encourage all those who are in Cape Town during the Netball World Cup to come through to the Fan Park to enjoy an all-day experience featuring live entertainment, interactive games and all sorts of activations.’

The Fan Park is free of charge for all residents and visitors and will be open daily from 7am and close after the final match of the day.

The Netball World Cup gets underway on Friday, 28 July and runs until Sunday, 6 August 2023.

There are still tickets available for some of the games so if you haven’t secured yours yet, you can do so here.

Details:

  • Date: Wednesday, 26 July 2023
  • Location: Fan Park (outside CTICC, on Walter Sisulu Drive between Heerengracht and Buitengracht)
  • Time: From 4pm
  • Entry: Free

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Picture: Supplied / CoCT

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