The first sip of spring will be on offer at the first ever Canal Walk Gin Fest, which takes place over two days on Friday 6 September and Saturday 7 September, 2019.

All the best gin brands will be under one roof, with live entertainment from South Africa’s local talent and DJ’s providing music for a full-on festive feel for visitors.

The Canal Walk Gin Festival 2019 is designed to provide an intimate and fun atmosphere where gin enthusiasts are given the opportunity to sample old favourites, discover new varieties and mix with other like-minded gin aficionados and enthusiasts.

Head to the Canal Walk Centre Court for the Canal Walk Gin Festival
Head to the Canal Walk Centre Court for the Canal Walk Gin Festival

Lots of ways to augment this elixir

There has been a steady rise in the interest in gin over the past few years with numerous local infusions and craft blends finding their way to discerning palates. Add to that the myriad of ways in which to augment this elixir – from a growing variety of tonics, to mudded apple, pineapple, berries and more.

Centre Court at Canal Walk will be the ideal place to be to chat to experienced ginologists, who’ll be on hand to answer questions and share their knowledge. The event will alos be useful for first time gin-drinkers to get acquainted with what the rest already know – let the spring beGIN.

Vanessa Herbst, Marketing Manager at Canal Walk Shopping Centre shares her delight at announcing this first event of its kind to be held at the centre: “We are excited to host the first gin festival in a shopping centre, and we think it’s the perfect way to welcome spring, we hope our visitors do too.”

Canal Walk Gin Fest tickets are R120. No sales to persons under 18’s.

What: Canal Walk Gin Fest
Where: Canal Walk Shopping Centre, Centre Court
When: 6, 7 September 2019
Times: Friday 2pm – 10pm, Saturday 11am – 10pm
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