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Cape Town's International Convention Centre shines as a particularly strong venue for a wide range of events. From bridal expos, fabric festivals, business conventions, medical conferences, book fairs, World Economic Forums, the CTICC handles it all with ease. The facility houses a 10,000 square meter exhibition hall, two auditoriums that can seat over 2,000 people, 4 meeting rooms, 13 meeting suites and an exceptionally large kitchen facility, just to name a few. Check the center's website for further details.
The Baxter was established in 1960 when the University of Cape Town inherited money to establish a theater to develop arts in Cape Town and adjacent districts. The main theater has staged local and international productions, musicals and dance. The Concert Hall, is perfect for both serious productions and experimental theater. A small studio can accommodate smaller events. The Sennheiser system provides for those with impaired hearing, and Medidrama gives free medical service to all patrons. Businessmen can host conferences and meetings at this venue.
One of the most stunning arenas in Cape Town, the Grand Arena at casino Grand West is where the city's biggest and most glamorous events take place. Brimming with stars, the place has had the who's who of the celebrity world pay a visit here. The season long list of entertainment here includes dance performances, concerts, theatricals, comedies and a whole lot more. Noted performances here include those by Counting Crows, Mary J Blidge and Jeff Dunham. Call ahead to know more.
Serving as Cape Town's biggest event venue, the Bellville Velodrome has been entertaining South Africans from the time it has opened doors. This grand velodrome is equipped with spectacular lights and special acoustic equipments that makes it ideal for concerts, gigs and live performances. International superstars like Avril Lavigne, 50 Cent, Sting and several others have given their best shot at the Bellville Velodrome. Besides concerts, the venue also hosted World Wrestling Championships as well as the World Cycling Federation Championships in the past. The Bellville Velodrome is furnished with a seating capacity of 10,200 which is full to its capacity during major events. Call for more details.
The Barnyard Theater which is located within the premises of the very popular shopping center Willowbridge, is one of the most recognized theaters in Cape Town. This dinner theater does not limit itself to plays and dramas but has other events such as music festivals, rock shows, revues and more. The theater serves drinks and if required one can get their own supper to the theater, from one of the restaurants in the center. A lovely place to get an insight into what the South African culture is all about. To learn more about upcoming events, do visit their website.