Fireworks at V&A Waterfront New Year's Eve Celebration
Fireworks at V&A Waterfront New Year’s Eve Celebration

V&A Waterfront Christmas holiday activities are the cherry on top of loads of events there in December 2018. See the V&A Waterfront December trading hours, V&A Waterfront holiday events and more.

December trading hours and gift wrapping stations at V&A Waterfront
Venue: Victoria Wharf, V&A Waterfront
14 – 23 December  9am to 10pm
24 December         Normal trade 9am to 9pm
25 December         Optional trading for stores
26 – 30 December  9am to 10pm
31 December onwards Normal trade 9am to 9pm

Shopping hours at Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre will be extended from Friday 14, to Sunday, 23 December between 9am and 10pm. On Monday, 24 December stores will close at 9pm while trading on Christmas day is optional for stores. Extended shopping hours continue from Wednesday, 26 December to Sunday, 30 December. A gift wrapping service is available from Saturday, 15 December to Monday, 24 December during trading hours. Wrapping stations at Santa’s Village, the YDE Bridge, Levis Court and outside Nespresso

Galileo Open Air Cinema at Battery Park, 7, 21 December
Under the stars and on the lawns of the new Battery Park at the V&A Waterfront
Date:     7, 21 December
Time:    Doors open at 18h00, movie starts 20h00
Venue: Battery Park
Cost:     R89 – R175

Tango at the Waterfront, 8 December
Get ready for a marathon tango dance session at the V&A Waterfront’s Pierhead Deck DATE:   Saturday, 8 December
TIME:   3pm – 6pm
VENUE:  Pierhead Deck
COST:   Free
Watch dancers from cities across South Africa show off their best moves between 3pm and 8pm. Free registration:

V&A Santa’s Village, 8 to 24 December
Santa’s workers in the North Pole will set up Santa’s Village at the V&A Waterfront’s Victoria Wharf to meet with children and to find out what they would like from Santa this Christmas
DATE:  Saturday, 8 to Monday, 24 December
TIME:   All day
VENUE: Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre
COST:  Free

Meet Santa and his elves
DATE:   Thursday 13 to Monday, 24 December
TIME:     10am – 4pm
VENUE:  Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre
COST:     Free
Santa’s workers in the North Pole will set up Santa’s Village. Santa will personally receive children’s letters

Astronomy Outreach, Saturday 15 December
Observe the Sun, the Moon and other heavenly bodies through an array of telescopes provided by the Cape Centre of the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa
DATE: Saturday, 15 December
TIME: 3pm – 9.30pm
VENUE: Pierhead
COST: Free

Hope Journey International, 15 December
Join Hope Journey International for their international award ceremony which is open to the public
DATE:  15 December
TIME: 7pm to 10pm
VENUE: Amphitheatre
Cost: Free

The Peppa Pig Show at the V&A Waterfront. take advantage of other V&A Waterfront Christmas holiday activities
Peppa Pig Show at V&A Waterfront. Take advantage of other V&A Waterfront Christmas holiday activities

Peppa Pig Show at the V&A, 16 December
Be sure not to miss the meet and greet with Peppa and friends at Lamp Side Court from 12pm to 2pm
DATE: 15 – 30 December 2018 (no show on Xmas day)
TIME: 11am (Show), 12pm – 2pm (Meet & Greet)
VENUE: Amphi (show) & Lamp Side Court (meet and greet)
Cost:  Free
Kids can look forward to interactive sing-along songs in this magical musical production, featuring life-size puppets.

Growthpoint Properties Sundowner 10km run-walk at the V&A Waterfront
DATE:  19 December
TIME: 6pm– 8pm
VENUE: Table Bay Hotel & Surrounding
Run or walk from the Table Bay Hotel at the V&A Waterfront through to Green Point and back and take in magnificent seascapes along the way. To enter: 

V&A Waterfront New Year’s Eve Celebration, 31 December
See out 2018 at Cape Town’s biggest and most spirited free New Year’s Eve celebration. In all areas of the V&A Waterfront revellers can look forward to non-stop entertainment from local performers from 6.30pm. The spectacular midnight fireworks display is co-sponsored by the City of Cape Town
Date: 31 December
Time:    9am – 00h00 (NY entertainment 6.30pm)
Venue: V&A Waterfront
Cost: Free

The V&A Waterfront will again host Cape Town’s biggest New Year celebration. Usual attractions open at 9am. From 6.30pm performers and Cape Town Carnival characters entertain from the Amphitheatre and kids playground area to the Alfred Mall, Nobel Square, the Clock Tower and the Silo District. Food Court will be open till late, with food trucks across the property.

For V&A Waterfront  December trading hours, V&A Waterfront Christmas trading hours, V&A Waterfront Christmas shopping hours and gift wrapping stations at the V&A Waterfront see, or call 021 408 7600.

What: V&A Waterfront Christmas holiday activities 2018
Where: V&A Waterfront Cape Town
V&A Waterfront December Christmas activities: December trading hours gift wrapping
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