Dear Capetonians, only these 12 spots are approved for lighting of fireworks

It's that time of the year again, when the sky lights up!

Many Capetonians are preparing to celebrate the festive season and its events, such as Guy Fawkes and New Year's Eve with fireworks.

The City of Cape Town has warned residents to participate in fireworks displays responsibly.

City officials have finalised the security and deployment plan for Guy Fawkes this Sunday.

Only 12 venues have been given the stamp of approval for the discharge of fireworks this year.

The discharge of fireworks in any other public place outside of the designated areas is prohibited and is a finable offence.

  • Athlone Stadium parking area (eastern side), Klipfontein Road, Athlone
  • Wesfleur sports field, Reygersdal Drive, Atlantis
  • Bishop Lavis sports field, Lavis Drive, Bishop Lavis
  • Metropolitan sports grounds, Melkhout Street, Bonteheuwel
  • Blue Downs sports field
  • Maiden’s Cove parking area, Victoria Road, Camps Bay
  • Delft Central sports grounds, Main Road, Delft
  • Macassar Beach parking area, Macassar Road
  • Swartklip sports complex, Swartklip Road, Mitchells Plain
  • Sarepta sports complex
  • Strandfontein Pavilion
  • Tourism Centre, Athens Road, Table View beachfront

Anyone under the age of 16 is not permitted to discharge fireworks.

All designated fireworks areas will be patrolled by law enforcement and metro police and fire inspectors.

The cut-off time on Guy Fawkes is 23:30, with New Year’s Eve being the exception.


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