Happy Birthday to Sun City – turning an incredible 40 years old this year! And, of course, what better way to celebrate than with ‘The Big 40 Birthday Party’ which will be taking place on 7 December 2019, exactly 40 years to the day since the resort’s doors were opened to the public. An exciting line-up of local artists who reflect the diversity and depth of talent in South Africa has been confirmed.

The Big 40 Birthday Party will feature a ticketed concert at Valley of Waves with a host of top South African artists like Kwesta, Shekhinah, Dr Victor & The Rasta Rebels, Kurt Darren, Mi Casa and a special live production showcasing the resort’s history, culminating with a dazzling fireworks display. Local band, Soulmajestik, and Sun City’s very own Segaetsho Dynasty will also be given a platform to share a stage with these top South African artists.

Thereafter, the Sun Arena comes alive with The Big 40 After Party, featuring Somizi as the MC and Goodluck, Sho Madjozi, AKA, Prince Kaybee, DJ Christos and Vinny da Vinci and DJ Tira.

“Sun City shares Sun International’s commitment to supporting the local music and performing arts industry. In this spirit and to honour the exceptional calibre of South African talent, we will bring together some of the country’s most exciting performers to Sun City for The Big 40 Birthday Party. It promises to be a spectacular celebration of Sun City’s four decades of delivering exceptional entertainment and experiences,” says Mike van Vuuren, Resort General Manager at Sun City.

Sun City boasts a choice of hotels and accommodation. The Palace is a five-star hotel offering grand African luxury; the five-star Cascades offers secluded luxury, the four-star Soho is the resort’s lively Vegas-style hotel, and the three-star Cabanas provides contemporary, island-style accommodation. The resort’s timeshare offering, Sun Vacation Club, boasts self-catering accommodation with a choice of exciting amenities.

Guests who book hotel accommodation for that weekend (from 6 to 8 December 2019) will get two free tickets worth R2600 to attend The Big 40 Birthday Party. Packages range in price from R4 810 for a single room at the Cabanas to R10 500 for a double room at The Palace. Visit suninternational.com or call +27 11 780 7800 using the booking code: ‘’BIG FORTY’’.

Early Bird tickets are available until 31 October 2019 at R1 040 per person for the Valley of Waves party. This includes entry into Sun City, a welcome drink, a braai menu, star-studded entertainment as well as complimentary access to The Big 40 After Party in Sun Arena.

Early Bird tickets to the after-party are also available separately at R300 per person until 31 October. Thereafter, tickets will cost R1 300 for The Big 40 Birthday Party at Valley of Waves and R500 per person for The Big 40 After Party only. Book on Computicket…

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