Above photograph of Veronique Ferndale who will be performing at the Pacaltsdorp Lights Festival.
The George Municipality wishes to confirm that Pacaltsdorp Lights Festival programme will run from 18h00 to 20h00 on Sunday, 10 December 2023, and the line-up of artists will focus on the spirit of Christmas with well-loved Carols.
In preparation of this annual event, Church Street (corner of Mission and Church Street as well as the corner of Church and Popular Street) will be closed from 15h00 until 20h00 on the day to ensure the safety of all festivalgoers. Signage will be in place to redirect traffic. The festival is supported by the Pacaltsdorp Minister’s Fraternal. George Municipality thanked the Fraternal for their involvement and support of the festival.
The Pacaltsdorp Lights Festival remains a very important event on the yearly calendar of George Municipality. It aims to contribute to the start of a good and cheery festive season for all, showcasing some of George’s best talent, entertaining the children and providing much-needed opportunities to local traders that will have food stalls and arts and crafts stalls at the event. Bring along your family and friends and enjoy the jampacked programme of Christmas Carols and more.
George Municipality Law Enforcement, the South African Police Services (SAPS), Pacaltsdorp and local Neighbourhood Watch groups will be present throughout the festival to ensure the safety of all attending and involved. George Municipality will have zero tolerance towards alcohol at this event.
The festival event details are as follows:
Venue: Kaptein Dikkop Amphitheatre, Mission Street, Pacaltsdorp
Kiddies Corner activities:
The main programme will include performances by the George Men’s Choir, Seventh Day Adventist Church, VGK Choir, Congregational Church Choir, New Apostolic Church Choir, the Anointed Dance group, Geraldo Lewis, Veronique Ferndale, TBC group, Zintle Langa and Lorenzo Pretorius. Past Allen Spies, chairperson of the Pacaltsdorp Minister’s Fraternal, will give a short message at the event after which the Executive Mayor of George, Ald Leon van Wyk will give his keynote address and switch on the Christmas Lights.
Map of the road closures at Pacaltsdorp Lights Festival.