Joburg Theatre in association with the City of Johannesburg entities; Joburg City Parks and Zoo and City Power are excited to present the annual Joburg Festival of Lights featuring an enchanting collection of illuminated life-size animal characters and classical, harmonious entertainment, food and craft night market for visitors to the Joburg Zoo.
Free Parking available at the Upper Park Drive parkade.
Open from 7pm – 10pm Thursday to Sunday, patrons can enjoy a tranquil walk in the zoo on a designated lit route away from the animals under trees decorated in enchanting lights.
The Joburg Zoo Festival of Lights offers patrons entertainment and a night out in the zoo for all ages.
|Performance on Main Stage||Tree of Lights Performance|
|Friday||01-Dec-23||Bongi Archi and Art of Dance|
|Saturday||02-Dec-23||Bongi Archi and Art of Dance||Max Maximilian|
|Sunday||03-Dec-23||Bongi Archi and Art of Dance||Max Maximilian|
|Thursday||07-Dec-23||Comedy with Soweto Comedy Festival and DJ Night|
|Friday||08-Dec-23||iComplete and Youth Russian Ballet Company – Nutcracker|
|Saturday||09-Dec-23||iComplete and Youth Russian Ballet Company – Nutcracker||Max Maximilian|
|Sunday||10-Dec-23||iComplete and Youth Russian Ballet Company – Nutcracker||Max Maximilian|
|Thursday||14-Dec-23||Comedy with Soweto Comedy Festival and DJ Night|
|Friday||15-Dec-23||Philisiwe Ntintili and Biko’s Manna|
|Saturday||16-Dec-23||The Soil, Matthew Mole, Philisiwe Ntintili, Biko’s Manna|
|Sunday||17-Dec-23||Philisiwe Ntintili and Biko’s Manna||Max Maximilian|
|Thursday||21-Dec-23||Comedy with Soweto Comedy Festival and DJ Night|
|Friday||22-Dec-23||Soweto Spiritual Singers and Tribhangi Dance Company|
|Saturday||23-Dec-23||Soweto Spiritual Singers and Tribhangi Dance Company||Max Maximilian|
|Thursday||28-Dec-23||Comedy with Soweto Comedy Festival and DJ Night|
|Friday||29-Dec-23||Mzansi Gay Choir & Tamara Dey and Compañía Sophia & Montoya Spanish Dance Academy and Theatre|
|Saturday||30-Dec-23||Mzansi Gay Choir & Tamara Dey and Compañía Sophia & Montoya Spanish Dance Academy and Theatre|
|Thursday||04-Jan-24||Comedy with Soweto Comedy Festival and DJ Night|
|Friday||05-Jan-24||Dafunc and Wayawabuya Movement Theatre Creations|
|Saturday||06-Jan-24||Dafunc and Wayawabuya Movement Theatre Creations|
|Sunday||07-Jan-24||Dafunc and Wayawabuya Movement Theatre Creations|
Tickets are available at R75 for kids 3 – 12, R100 for pensioners and R175 for kids 12+ and adults, Kids under 3 free entrance.
– Camp- chairs are allowed
– No balloons or balls allowed
– No pets allowed
– No alcohol allowed
– No cooler boxes
– No food
Entertainment is weather dependent.