2020 Harfield Village Carnival CANCELLED - HVCID Statement

Dear Residents and Local Businesses

The HVCID committee advises, with regret, that the Harfield Village Carnival will not be held in 2020. This is as a result of a reduction in sponsorship and a substantial increase in expenses, which we would need to incur to satisfy the City of Cape Town, in order to secure a special event permit. As a result of how popular the carnival has become, attracting people from all over the Western Cape, the City requires the organisers to provide more infrastructure, including additional security and traffic officials, hiring of toilets and road traffic signs, disposal of waste and the premium for the public liability. The income generated from stallholders and sponsors is not sufficient to cover these expenses. The HVCID committee is holding discussions with interested parties and we will keep residents advised, if the situation changes for 2021.

We thank you for your amazing support of the event over the past 2 years.

Kind regards
JENNI COLEMAN (Manager - Harfield Village Community Improvement District (HVCID) )

 

 

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