It’s almost time for the much-anticipated DStv Delicious 2023 International Music and Food Festival, which will be held on 23 and 24 September. Naturally, there’s intense interest about various aspects of the festival, including the lineup, dates, venue, tickets prices and how to buy them.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the popular annual event – and organisers are promising “an improved curated food and music experience.”
DStv Delicious 2023 lineup and dates
The DStv Delicious 2023 lineup is spread across the two dates as follows:
Saturday, 23 September 2023
- Zakes Bantwini
- Robert Glasper
- Arrested Development
- Oscar Mbo
- Ringo Madlingozi
- Lamiez Holworthy
- DJ Kent
Sunday, 24 September 2023
- Shalamar featuring Howard Hewett
- Carolyn Griffey
- Joyous Celebration
- Greg (The Musical Maestro)
- G Force
The festival falls conveniently on a long weekend, with Monday, 25 September being the Heritage Day national holiday. The venue is the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Johannesburg, Gauteng.
“This year’s event will provide a fun, safe and electrifying experience for our local and global fans, with increased food and beverage offerings,” DStv says.
The DStv Delicious Festival 2023 tickets prices start from R950 each for general admission. The Delicious Terrace Lounge tickets cost R3,600 each while those in the Injabulo Luxury Suite cost R7,300 each. Parking tickets are R100 per vehicle if you buy online alongside the main ticket. It will however be R400 if you buy on arrival at the venue.
Once you purchase your ticket, you will be able to present it on the app at the festival gates (alongside your parking ticket if you purchased one). The event will be cashless and there will be no ticket sales at the gate. All bank cards will be accepted.
On Saturday, the festival will open at 11h00 and close at 21h00. On Sunday, it will open at 11h00 and close at 20h00. The dance stage will open at 14h00 and close at 20h00 on Saturday. On Sunday, it will open at 14h00 and close at 19h30. These times are however subject to change.
According to the organisers, you’re free to bring along items such as sun cream, cap/hat, sunglasses, hand-held umbrellas, camp chairs and something to keep you warm in the evening as you enjoy the artist line up.
However, you’re not allowed to bring items such as beverages, food, picnic baskets, animals, and professional photography and videography equipment.
“Please note that this year the festival will not include a Kids Zone, so while families are more than welcome to come and enjoy the delicious experience, it also offers the ideal opportunity to plan that long-overdue date night while you catch your favourite musicians in action,” DStv explains.