It's that time of the year again! The Stellenbosch Municipality is excited to once again be hosting the annual Festival of Lights. This year, the "Liggiesfees" will take place on Saturday, 30 November - Sunday, 1 December at Die Braak, Stellenbosch & also in Franschhoek on Saturday, 7 December 2019 at the Circus Grounds in Franschhoek.
2019 marks the twelfth anniversary of the Festival of Lights event hosted by the Stellenbosch Municipality. The event has evolved over the years to a three-day affair with a free-entry concert on the Saturday where the Executive Mayor, Gesie Van Deventer switches on the Christmas lights and a "Carols by Candlelight" evening on the Sunday involving local talent and performances bands.
The event will once again be hosted by famed comedian and master of ceremonies Wayne McKay.
The event attracted about 6000 people from all around and was highlighted by various activities with the opening and the switching on of the Christmas lights by the Executive Mayor. This event created the spirit of Christmas and was well received by the community. The event also provides an opportunity for informal traders to do business as provision was made for stalls alongside the Braak in Bird- and Blom Street. Food, toys, clothing and other items will be on sale at the stalls.
The festival of lights event is a free event and no alcohol is allowed at the event. Right of admission is reserved.
COME AND ENJOY THE FESTIVE CELEBRATION!