Things to do at Grandwest this summer

GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World has plenty to offer visitors, and this summer there’s an exciting line-up of events and things to do that you don’t want to miss! Here are some highlights.
The ABBA show
Sing along to all the hits at the Grand Arena on 18 January 2020. The world’s premier ABBA tribute show is coming to Cape Town for one night only, direct from Australia. The ABBA Show is a full-scale production of more than two hours of fun, with a live backing band, replica costumes, theatrical lighting and effects and all the dancing an ABBA fan can handle.
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It’s a Love Thing
Robin Pieters’ It’s a Love Thing show, now in its fourth year, is back. Expect a live show filled with love, music and glamour and sparkle. Love will fill the Grand Arena at GrandWest on 14 February 2020, with captivating voices of phenomenal local artists creating magical duets.
Book your spot now!
Fit Night Out
If fitness is one of your New Year’s Resolutions the you have to book your place at Women’s Health’s Fit Night Out. Expect the hottest fitness trends packed into a late afternoon and early evening of fun and fitness, led by trainers, yogis, dance instructors and the Women’s Health team.
Find out more and book your place.

Fun for the kids
GrandWest is a wonderland for the young ‘uns! Head over for ice skating on an Olympic-size skating rink (or the mini supervised ice rink for children under five years old), ten pin bowling, arcade games, or laser tag. There’s enough to keep them occupied for days!
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See a film
Catch a movie at CineCentre, where you can experience the best in Hollywood, Bollywood, and local film. Watch their website for updates!
Enjoy live entertainment at Jackson Hall
Every Friday And Saturday, Jackson Hall comes to life with DJs and live music. The live bands, Faze 4 and B Charles Experience, will be performing every Friday and Saturday night this November and December, starting at 21:00.

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Support Tony’s Community Music School
Antonio Williams started his vision of opening a community music school and giving back to young talent eight years ago. He says the students are now at a place where he is proud to showcase their young talent to the world. Change young people’s lives by supporting them in this fantastic show, taking place 14 December at Roxy Revue Bar.
Find out more info and get tickets

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