A carnival like atmosphere will prevail over the upcoming holidays at GrandWest where there will be a range of festive activities for children to enjoy every day from 10 December 2015 to 10 January 2016. Daily activities in the Cape Village from 12h00 to 16h00 include beading, Christmas cookie decorating, arts and crafts, magic shows and drumming workshops amongst other activities. The schedule changes daily to ensure variety. Children can also look forward to special appearances by Father Christmas from 10 December 2015 to 25 December 2015 between 13h00 and 15h00. On 25 December 2015, Father Christmas will be appearing between 10h00 and 12h00.
Other exciting happenings to diarise include an appearance by Willy Wonka, of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory fame, in the Cape Village on 19 and 20 December 2015 and the international stage show, Scooby-Doo Live! Musical Mysteries, at the Grand Arena, from 11 to 13 December 2015.
Young guests between the ages of five and 17 are encouraged to enter GrandWest’s Santa’s Wish List Competition for a chance of winning great prizes. To enter, children must purchase a GrandWest Kids Fun Pack at Donut Hive between 1 and 18 December 2015. This qualifies them for an entry to the competition. The entry form must be completed, attached to the GrandWest Kids Fun Pack receipt and submitted to the Santa’s Wish List Competition postbox.
The Ice Station also has some special activities planned for the festive season. These include Let’s Celebrate Christmas on Ice, a show for the public featuring Western Province professional skaters. The show takes place at the Ice Station from 18h30 to 19h30 on 10 and 11 December 2015, 15 to 17 December 2015, 21 to 24 December 2015 and on 30 December 2015.
Between 10h00 and 12h00 on 10, 11, 14, 15, 18, 21, 22 and 24 December 2015, children can have their photos taken with Santa at The Ice Station. On Wednesdays throughout the holidays, The Ice Station will host fun filled snowman building competitions from 10h00 to 11h30. Teenagers and young adults can enjoy DJ nights at The Ice Station from Monday to Thursday between 21h00 and midnight.