Joburg Theatre in association with the City of Joburg entities; Joburg Zoo & City Power are excited to bring you the annual Festival Of Lights once again.


WHEN:  22 Nov 2020 – 3 Jan 2021  |  Closed on Mondays
TIME: 7pm – 10pm
COST: Kids R75 | Adults R150 | Pensioners R90 | more info

This year promises an unmissable line-up of unforgettable music, dance, Christmas Carols, Opera, DJ’s, food stalls; kiddies play areas, night markets and more, after an incredible turnout last year. Look out for new features joining the magnificent animal sculptures and the brightly lit trees.

Prepare for a night under the stars at the Joburg Zoo: bring out your picnic blankets and enjoy food and beverages for all ages from the food stalls.

Festival of Lights Programme

The programme will feature a resident DJ throughout the festival with a resident DJ Tuesday and Wednesdays from 24 Dec 2020 to 3 Jan 2021.

Launch and Programme 1 – Timothy Moloi
Programme 1 – Joburg Ballet
Programme 3 – Contemporary Dance – Art of Dance
Programme 4 – Tribhanghi Indian Dance Company
Programme 5 – Singing Christmas Tree with Sempre Opera and choir

Programme 6 – Festive Market – 31 Dec to 01
Shef & the Kitchen, Bongi and iComplete – 02 & 03 Jan


Nov 19, 22, 24-29                                                                                    

Nov 22, 24-29                                                                            

Dec 8 – 13                                                            

Dec 15 – 20                                                      

Dec 22 – 27

(closed on Dec 25)                                                      

Dec 31 – Jan 3


Tickets to the Festival of Lights

Please Note: In the case of rain disrupting the Festival of Lights your ticket will be refunded or you can choose another evening to attend.

ONLINE: Buy online at 

CALL:  0861 670 670 for group bookings. 

AT THE GATE: Only card payments are accepted.


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