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Music at the Market, 17 and 18 March - Park and Ride info

Mar 16, 2018
Music at the Market, 17 and 18 March - Park and Ride info

With less than 48th hours to go before the first ever Music at the Market event in the inner City of Port Elizabeth, the MBDA has provided more information around safety, security and transportation.


A detailed safety and security plan has been provided to the City’s Events Planning Committee chaired by the South African Police Service. What the public needs to know is that the MBDA has made everything possible to make sure that those coming to the event have a pleasant experience.

The Agency’s inner City security team will be highly visible and present in and around the events precinct.

To complement the security team, the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has made available a number of Tourism Ambassadors. These ambassadors will be on hand to give assistance and guidance to all patrons visiting the inner City.

Transport/Park and Ride

Transport to the Square is possible through a number access ways. Patrons can use any of the parking locations identified with each parking monitored by specifically appointed card guards.

These car guards can be identified by the South African flag donned Bibs. Two shuttle buses will transport patron down to the square and back up again. Dedicated parking is also available at the 9 identified spots (SEE HERE).

The Campanile open till late

The MBDA is also happy to announce that the recently restored Campanile will be open to visitors through the duration of the events, Saturday from 9am till 9pm and Sunday from 9am till 5pm.

Access to events on both days

Access to Vuyisile Mini Square is FREE. This is where the Food Trucks, Kiddies area, Big live screen and Listening to the Campanile Bells will be.

Philharmonic Orchestra is a paid for event – Tickets available at Computicket - HERE.

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