Carols By Candlelight In The City


Other than all the feasting and Christmas shopping, it’s time to get together and sing a few of our favourite carols to get us all into the festive mood. We can already have ‘Silent Night’ and ‘Away In A Manger’ ringing in our ears! Here are a few Carols by Candlelight events happening around the city. 

Garden World

Date: Friday, 01 December 2017

It’s that time of the year again. To get you all merry and jolly, why not join Garden World for their annual Carols by Candlelight evening hosted by MC Lizz Meiring and David Louw. The line-up for the evening includes Zita, Linda Killian, Michelle Grace, Lumè, Harlind, Franna, Richard Lorring and Eloise Cupido! Also, visitors will get the opportunity to meet actors Christel van den Berg, Rina Ninaber, Louis van Niekerk and Stephanie Baartman from KykNet’s Getroud met Rugby. For more information or to book, contact Garden World on 011 957 2545, 011 956 3003 or 083 997 6142.

The Stables Village Market Christmas Weekends

Date: 01 to 03 December 2017 & 08 to 10 December 2017

Not only will The Stables Village Market be hosting a wonderful festive playground perfect for all your Christmas shopping, but they will also be hosting carols by candlelight to get you into the spirit of the festive season. The Christmas Weekends take place from 01 – 03 December and again from 08 – 10 December. Fridays are dedicated to the Moonlight Markets, Sundays bring the Christmas market, and in between on Saturday evening, there will be carols by candlelight from 17:00.

The Linden Market Xmas Edition

Date: 02 December 2017

Before the Christmas frenzy begins, visit The Linden Market’s #MarketInThePark X-mas Edition to get started on your shopping. From a beautiful Christmas tree and carols to loads of splendid gifts and special family time, the Emmarentia Botanical Gardens will come to life with all things jolly. And to celebrate the festive season, they’ll have a special lineup of Christmas carols, a talented group of singers from the UJ Choir – Voices Plus, the Awesome4some band, Nick May Band and Die Rooibos. 67 Blankets for Mandela will be knitting and selling Christmas tree decorations, so get your very own unique Christmas decorations while supporting a great cause. There will also be #Yogainthepark at 09:00, where you can enjoy the early morning summer air. Gates open at 9:00. Entrance is R20 per person and kids under 12 get in for free.

Jacaranda FM and SPAR Carols by Candlelight

Date: 02 December 2017

The Jacaranda FM SPAR Carols by Candlelight is spreading festive joy in Johannesburg and Pretoria with their “Give A Toy, Share The Joy!”. This year, they will be hosting the beautiful event in a new venue in Johannesburg – St Stithians College. Join them for a bit of festive fun. All you need to do is take a toy along with you which will be delivered to chosen charities straight after the event. There will also be joyful carols by candlelight. Expect to see local artists such as Lloyd Cele, Louise Carver, Ross fromPrime Circle, Danny K, Majozi, Kelly Khumalo and the Mzansi Youth Choir on the day. Entry is FREE, just bring a toy. Proceeds will go to the following charities: Abraham Kriel Kinderhuis, Hugh’s Haven, Child Welfare: Midrand, Child Welfare: Tshwane and Hanna Charity. Candles (R30) and songbooks (R10) will be on sale at the venue on the day. Or get both for R35.

Christmas Carols in the Garden at Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens

Date: 02 – 03 December 2017

Why not enjoy a day out and about at the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens? Not only to do some hiking, exploring and eagle watching but to also do some festive gift hunting and sing a few of your favourite Christmas carols to get your into the merry spirit that this time of the year brings. Throughout the afternoon, there will be a lovely Christmas market perfect for some Christmas shopping, and by evening there will be festive carols by candlelight from 17:00. There will be various artists present as well as food and other vendors onsite if you’re feeling a little peckish. Get your tickets here.

Carols By Candlelight at The Wanderers Club

Date: 03 December 2017

Get into the swing of things this festive season with The Wanderer’s Club Carols by Candlelight with the Sandton Choir. There’s nothing more cheerful and festive than the sound of carols filling the air. And as if that wasn’t enough Christmas cheer, there will be a Christmas market as well as a special visit from Santa Claus for the kids. Make sure you take a picnic basket, blankets and your loved ones along with you. It’s going to be a lovely evening out and about in the city. And to spread the joy and love this season exudes, take a small gift for your child and another one to donate to their chosen charity to make this time of year a little more special for someone less fortunate.

Dainfern Christmas Market 2017

Date: 03 December 2017

Head to the Dainfern Christmas Market and enjoy an evening filled with the latest Miglio Jewellery designs as well as Carols by Candlelight, a great selection of artisanal foods to delight your taste buds, live entertainment to set the ambience, handmade arts and crafts that make stunning and unique Christmas gifts, and of course lots of fun things and activities for the kids to do. This market certainly makes for a fun and lovely day out with your family and friends.

Carols at the Christmas Light House

Date: Friday, 15 December 2017

Enjoy an evening of carols at the Christmas Light House Randpark Ridge. Take a picnic basket and blanket as well as some chairs along with you and soak up the festive atmosphere while singing along to festive songs to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. Entrance to this event is free. There will be candles for sale with the proceeds to go to charity organisations.

Christmas Carol Celebration at Northmead Square

Date: Friday, 22 December 2017

This is a musical extravaganza perfect for the whole family! Join Northmead Square as they host their Christmas Carol Celebration, where everyone will get to sing along to their favourite Christmas carols. You can also expect performances from The Salvation Army, Light the World Christmas Musical Devotional and a surprise visit from Father Christmas for the little ones! Entry is free.

Carols By Candlelight at Summerhill College

Date: Sunday, 24 December 2017

Catch the Carols by Candlelight event at Summerhill International College this Christmas Eve. Guests will enjoy a merry and jolly evening filled with delicious and festive mince pies, popcorn, drinks and of course, carols by candlelight. Take a blanket along with you so you can picnic out under the stars on the evening.

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