Where To Enjoy Christmas Carols In The City


Other than all the feasting and Christmas shopping, it’s time to get together and listen to a few of our favourite carols to get us all into the festive mood. We already have Silent Night and Away in a Manger ringing in our ears! Here are a few Christmas carol events happening in the city. 

The Xmas Show at Garden World

Date: Thursday, 29 November 2018 from 19:30 for 20:00

Join Garden World for a magical evening of pure entertainment with a Christmas twist. There might not be carols, but this is a Christmas show you don’t want to miss! Stars of radio, stage and screen will be bringing Joburgers a one-night-only, top-class variety concert jam-packed with magic tricks, singing, instrumental pieces, fun and loads of surprises. There will be a bar service available for the adults, non-alcoholic drinks for sale for the kids, food stalls, craft stalls – what more do you need for an evening of a sheer holiday celebration? Tickets cost R120 per adult and R80 for per child under 14. Pensioners block bookings at R80 available for 10 persons or more. Bookings essential with Magriet or Corné on 011 957 2545 or 011 956 3003. All proceeds of the event are in aid of the Theatre Benevolent Fund.

Christmas Carols and Christmas Market

Date: 29 November 2018 from 18:00 – 21:00

Head to Dainfern College for their annual Christmas Carols and Christmas Market. Make your way to the Multipurpose Hall for the Carols Service starting at 18:00, which will be followed by the Christmas Market in the JP Block. Gather the family and don’t forget to take along a picnic basket filled with holiday treats for this festive evening.

The Drakensberg Boys Choir Noel Concert

Date: Saturday, 01 December 2018 from 19:00

This is a show that’ll definitely delight your ears. Enjoy a selection of Christmas Carols by The Drakensberg Boys Choir, who’ll take centre stage at the Linder Auditorium and perform their Noel Concert for ONE NIGHT ONLY. The Cantare Children’s Choir and Bronberg Children’s Choir will also be performing at this special concert. Tickets cost between R80 – R175 per person and can be bought from Webtickets.

Carols With Gauteng Opera

Date: Friday, 07 December 2018 from 19:00

Get into the festive spirit with carols by the Gauteng Opera at the 1Fox Market Shed in Ferreirasdorp. Celebrate this special time of year with your family and friends in a great venue offering a line-up of live opera, a delicious market food to delight your taste buds and refreshing drinks. And because it’s Christmas, entry is free!

Christmas With Richard Cock

Date: 08 and 09 December 2018

Can’t get enough of the Christmas carols floating through the air? Then you’ll definitely not want to miss out on Christmas With Richard Cock at the Linder Auditorium this December. This is a jolly celebration perfect for the whole family with all your Christmas carol favourites, performed by the Symphony Choir of Johannesburg and the Johannesburg Festival Orchestra, and conducted by the renowned Richard Cock. Tickets cost R220 per person and are available at Computicket.

Walter Sisulu Botanical Garden Christmas Carols & Market

Date: 01 and 02 December 2018

Why not enjoy a day out and about at the Walter Sisulu Botanical Garden? Not only to do some hiking, exploring and eagle watching but to also do some festive gift shopping and sing a few of your favourite Christmas carols. Throughout the afternoon, there will be a Christmas market and in the evening there will be festive carols by candlelight and live entertainment by The Welsh Male Voice Choir of SA and various artists. Get your tickets here for the carols.

Bryanston Organic & Natural Market’s Moonlight Markets

Date: Every Tuesday night from 20 November 2018 to 18 December 2018 from 17:00 – 21:00

Just in time for the festive season, Bryanston Organic & Natural Market will be hosting their stunning Moonlight Markets once again. There will be plenty of entertainment to get the whole family into the festive spirit including magicians, jugglers, buskers, a Christmas-themed puppet show and of course, carols. Christmas isn’t Christmas without carols! Plus, more than 120 carefully selected vendors will be showcasing original gift ideas, wholesome food and authentic crafts. It’s a magical night under the stars. R20 gets the adults in and children under the age of 12 get in FREE. Parking is always in demand, rather take an Uber if you can.

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