FEATURING

Johannesburg Only

Johannesburg Only

Johannesburg Only

Cape Town Only

Cape Town Only

Cape Town Only

Cape Town Only

JOHANNESBURG

Friday, April 14
Sundowners (Alberton)
Corner Kliprivier Drive & Kromvlei Rd
Alberton, 2190, Gauteng

Buy tickets now at
Computicket or Witchdoctor Productions

CAPE TOWN

Saturday, April 15
The Shred
68 Auckland Street
Paarden Eiland, 7420, Cape Town

Buy tickets now at
Computicket or Witchdoctor Productions

Johannesburg F.A.Q

21:30 – 23:00: DevilDriver
20:00 – 21:00: MANTAR
Zombies ate my girlfriend
One For Sorrow
Theatre Runs Red
Boargazm
SacriFist
Vulvodynia
Infanteria
Wrust
Bleeding Spawn
Insidious Reign
Demogoroth Satanum

Doors open at 10am to enter the festival grounds.
First band starts at 12:00 sharp.

We will have a variety of food, merchandise and craft stalls, all of which will be listed here by the end of February 2017.
If you would like a stall, please email us on info@witchfest.co.za and let us know which event, Johannesburg or Cape Town. (You must have your valid certificates)

2017 we will be introducing Witchdoctor Coffee to the WITCHFEST community. Witchcraft Beer will also be making its festival return.

Venue: Sundowners Pub
Address: Alberton
Parking: Parking lot available, R10 per car.
Extra: The venue has disabled facilities.

Map:

Car: Please try to car pool to reduce the amount of cars onsite. We have a 3rd party parking lot available next to our venue and they charge R10 per car.

Bus: There is a bus service from PRETORIA being handled by High Five Party Bus CLICK HERE or visit High Five Party Bus

Uber: We have an Uber code “WF2017” for first time Uber users, it will give you a R50 discount on your trip at sign up.

Security: We have certified and qualified security running our event, please listen to them and follow their instructions. They are there for your safety and have been issued strict instruction on what needs to be done.

Medical: We have certified and qualified medical personnel onsite at all times. If you have a pre existing condition or something the medical staff need to be aware of, please inform them upon your arrival.

Once again these people are here to help and assist, please work with us to keep everyone safe.

These rules, while they seem obvious are for those who are NEW to Witchfest. Regular members of the Metal Community will know what the procedures are, but in case, here they are again for all of you.

  • No Guns, knives or weapons of any sort. If security feel it can be used as a weapon or cause damage to others, they will NOT allow it into the festival.
  • No drugs or illegal substances to be brought into the festival or consumed on the festival grounds.
  • No outside alcohol or food may be brought into the venue.
  • No under 16’s, anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. ID is required at the gate and the bar, under 18’s will receive a different color arm band.
  • No fighting, we have a ZERO tolerance policy towards fighting and violence. If this is you, stay away from this show. We DO NOT tolerate it at our shows.
  • Do not leave your bags and items unattended.
  • Moshpit is not a place for violence,  If someone goes down, you pick them up.
  • NO hardcore dancing, ninja kicking or fist swinging is allowed at this event. It is a METAL show, not a hardcore show, even if hardcore bands are present.
  • Stage diving is not allowed, however it may occur. You need to be aware of it if you are in the front rows.
  • Right of admission reserved R.O.A.R

Cape Town F.A.Q

22:00 – 23:30: DevilDriver
20:30 – 21:30: MANTAR
Zombies ate my girlfriend
One For Sorrow
Theatre Runs Red
Boargazm
Vulvodynia
Infanteria
Bleeding Spawn
Wrust
Imperial Destruction
Peasant
DevilSpeak
Megalodon

Doors open at 10am to enter the festival grounds.
First band starts at 12:00 sharp.

We will have a variety of food, merchandise and craft stalls, all of which will be listed here by the end of February 2017.
If you would like a stall, please email us on info@witchfest.co.za and let us know which event, Johannesburg or Cape Town. (You must have your valid certificates)

2017 we will be introducing Witchdoctor Coffee to the WITCHFEST community. Witchcraft Beer will also be making its festival return.

Venue: The Shred Skatepark
Address: 68 Auckland road, Paarden Eiland, Cape Town
Parking: Street Parking available.
Extra: The venue has disabled facilities.

Map:

Car: Please try to car pool to reduce the amount of cars onsite. There is street parking around the venue.

Bus: The closest bus stop using the MyCiti bus is VRYSTAAT station in Paarden Eiland, bus line T01.  Click HERE to see route on the MyCiti site http://myciti.org.za.

Uber: We have an Uber code “WF2017” for first time Uber users, it will give you a R50 discount on your trip at sign up.

Security: We have certified and qualified security running our event, please listen to them and follow their instructions. They are there for your safety and have been issued strict instruction on what needs to be done.

Medical: We have certified and qualified medical personnel onsite at all times. If you have a pre existing condition or something the medical staff need to be aware of, please inform them upon your arrival.

Once again these people are here to help and assist, please work with us to keep everyone safe.

These rules, while they seem obvious are for those who are NEW to Witchfest. Regular members of the Metal Community will know what the procedures are, but in case, here they are again for all of you.

  • No Guns, knives or weapons of any sort. If security feel it can be used as a weapon or cause damage to others, they will NOT allow it into the festival.
  • No drugs or illegal substances to be brought into the festival or consumed on the festival grounds.
  • No outside alcohol or food may be brought into the venue.
  • No under 16’s, anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. ID is required at the gate and the bar, under 18’s will receive a different color arm band.
  • No fighting, we have a ZERO tolerance policy towards fighting and violence. If this is you, stay away from this show. We DO NOT tolerate it at our shows.
  • Do not leave your bags and items unattended.
  • Moshpit is not a place for violence,  If someone goes down, you pick them up.
  • NO hardcore dancing, ninja kicking or fist swinging is allowed at this event. It is a METAL show, not a hardcore show, even if hardcore bands are present.
  • Stage diving is not allowed, however it may occur. You need to be aware of it if you are in the front rows.
  • Right of admission reserved R.O.A.R

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