To book your tickets please follow the link below

Unveiling the Spectacular Glow Festival at GreyvilleRacecourse, Durban

As Seen in Johannesburg in 2023, Durban is set to dazzle as it hosts one of the nation’s largest Dino-Wildlife Lantern Festivals, the “Glow Festival.” This extraordinary event promises to be a mesmerizing experience, bringing to life a stunning menagerie of illuminated wildlife and captivating displays.

Date: 12th December 2023 to 7th January 2024.

Time: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Venue: Greyville Racecourse, 150 Avondale Rd, Greyville, Durban, 4001, South Africa.

The indoor festival will feature over 50 enchanting exhibits, comprising more than 2,000 intricate lanterns adorned with over 100,000 LED lightbulbs and fine silk materials. Attendees will be led through a 200-meter meandering trail, introducing them to the enchanting world of the Magical Wildlife Glow.

Along this enchanting journey, visitors will encounter a walk-through shark tunnel, a fairy forest, graceful crane birds, lifelike animatronic insects, dinosaur lanterns, and much more. The Glow Festival is an immersive celebration of art, light, and nature, designed to captivate audiences of all ages.

In addition to the captivating lantern displays, the festival will offer an array of family activities, interactive light sculptures, and amusement rides, making it an ideal destination for kids’ parties and family outings.

To make the most of this enchanting experience, visitors are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy amusement rides, savor festival food and market, and partake in family activities. For early birds, discounted admission tickets are available until 30th November 2023.

Tickets are now open for bookings. To book your tickets please follow the link below

We encourage our customers to book their tickets in advance in order to avoid disappointment at the last minute as this event has a record or selling out tickets way in advance.

Admission Ticket Prices:

Early Bird Tickets (Available until November 30th, 2023)

Children aged 1-2: Free

Kids (2-15 years): R50

Adults (15 years and above): R70

Family of 4 (2kids and 2 Adults) R200

Group of 8 (kids or adults) R380

Group of 16 (kids or adults) R740

Kids Special Combo – R200

Standard Tickets (Available from December 1st, 2023)

Kids (2-15 years): R70

Adults (15 years and above): R90

Family of 4 (2kids and 2 Adults) R300

Group of 8 (kids or adults) R580

Group of 16 (kids or adults) R1100

Kids Special Combo R200

Activities Included in the Entrance Ticket:

1. Walk through wildlife glow lantern states.

2. Touch Sensitive Disc lights

3. Jumping Castle

4. Christmas music

For a unique experience, the festival also offers a range of paid activities, with rides available at prices ranging from R40 to R50 per person per activity.

Paid for Activities

1. Kids train

2. Swing cars

3. Kids cars

4. Touch-sensitive light exhibits

5. playground

6. instant photos

7. Dino rides

Kids Special Combo Ticket R200 gives access to the following:

1. Kids Train

2. Playground

3. Touch sensitive studio

4. Crazy ball pit

5. Walk through wildlife glow lantern states.

6. Touch Sensitive Disc lights

7. Jumping Castle

8. Christmas music

To book your tickets please follow the link below

For inquiries, please contact us via email at

Join us at the Glow Festival for a magical journey through a world of illuminated wildlife, art, and adventure. Be a part of this spectacular event and make cherished memories with your loved ones!

For more information, please contact: +27662600506

Glow Festival Communications Team


Dec 12 2023 - Jan 07 2024


10:00 am - 8:00 pm