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Prime Fest – Everything you need to know!

There’s nothing that South Africans enjoy more than a day out in the sun and fresh air with great company, music, food and drinks.  And what better way to celebrate the turn of seasons than with Joburg’s hottest annual music and lifestyle festival on the 5th of October at Casalinga in Muldersdrift.  Returning for its second year, Prime Fest – hosted by Hot 91.9, Prime Circle and Real Concerts – is promising to be bigger and better with a powerhouse music line-up and a bevy of food, beverage and lifestyle stalls.

Having launched in 2018, Prime Circle have put together an “All Killer, No Filler” line-up with a royal flush of South African music giants including The Parlotones, Just Jinjer, Jack Parow, Freshlyground, Mango Groove, Wonderboom and Shut Up It’s Sunday.

“We are so excited for the second Prime Fest.  Last year was an amazing experience where we learned a lot and now, we can add and make this year even better. We’ve put together an incredible line-up of artists who’ve had great success over the years and this will be first time we have all played on the same stage and look forward to some exciting collaborations,” comments Prime Circle frontman, Ross Learmonth.

Apart from the star-studded music line-up, this family-friendly festival combines an outdoor experience with a dedicated kids play area and a wide range of stalls.

Cooler boxes and picnic baskets are not permitted but there will be sufficient food stalls to fill your stomachs and a bar and beer garden to quench your thirst.  RocoMama’s food truck is now ready to rock the streets with their epic Smash Burgers, serving real, fresh #RocoLove to your face.  Other stalls include:

  • The Chocolate Tier
  • Pink Waffle Cabin
  • Frost Popsicles
  • Elbows UP
  • Paquito’s Treatery
  • Knickerbocker Ice-Cream
  • Amelia Kitchen
  • Blomplek
  • The Filthy Moustache
  • Hola Paella and Argentine
  • Brohemian Pizza
  • Go Fish Truck
  • Pora Prego
  • The Grill Cherrie
  • Sumting Fresh
  • The Oyster Lady
  • Leafy GreenPaul
  • Tjips
  • Salumi Deli
  • Griekse Boertjie
  • Snorting Boar Smoker
  • Green Bean Coffee
  • The Boyz
  • Welbedacht

In between the music acts, why not sneak some alone time in at Just Haven’s Nomadic Spa in their billowing draped gazebos and enclosed fragrant treatment rooms for a 30-minute head, neck & shoulder massage or foot / hand massage for R100 or a 60-minute full body or back & neck massage for R200.  There will also be a Vape Truck and InStep Jozi stall for you to browse through.

And what would a proudly South African music & lifestyle festival be without showing the love for a few of our local charity organisations including Woodrock Animal Rescue, Owl Rescue & Rehabilitation and RADA.

Parking is free with Williams Hunt Isuzu providing a complimentary shuttle service.  Experience the Isuzu SUV and Double Cab range.  Be driven by professional drivers from the Isuzu Driving Academy and view their vehicle display on the day including the awesome Isuzu Arctic AT35 and the all new D-Max X-Rider Black.  #WilliamsHuntIsuzu #WithYouForTheLongRun

Patrons are urged not to drink & drive.  Prime Fest has partnered with Road Trip – a national chauffeur and cab service with a 24-hour call centre facility. The app is available for download of both the Apple and Google Play stores.  Public must ensure that their drivers drop and collect from the correct location point at the venue, which will be well-lit and monitored by security.

Patrons are reminded that umbrellas will only be allowed in designated areas.  There will be no gazebos allowed so as not to block the stage view for other attendees.  Camp chairs are permitted.

Limited tickets are available through Computicket and range from R365 to R1250 (VIP Access).  Children pay R100 (3 – 12 years), with children under 3 admitted free.  VIP access includes a reserved table at Casalinga Restaurant with a 3-course plated meal; fenced lawned area directly outside the restaurant, bar facilities and restrooms.  The R580 tickets includes access to a covered area with cash bar and bathroom facilities.

The festival will kick off at 11h00 with gates opening at 10h00.  Casalinga is located on Rocky Ridge Road in Muldersdrift.

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