The Waterfall Park, situated in the heart of Waterfall City adjacent to Mall of Africa was completed to coincide with the opening of the mall (building on Johannesburg’s positioning as one of the largest man-made urban forests in the world). Inspired by New York’s Bryant Park, key aspects of the park include:

Events at Waterfall City



The Waterfall Park will soon be home to a magnificent extravaganza of lights, music, exceptional local- and international talent, as well as the best outdoors festive season entertainment ever experienced on South African soil!

All dressed up and nowhere to go? This year boredom will not reign supreme in the lives of South African families. Because from 25 November 2016 to 24 December 2016, the amphitheatre at the country’s leading retail giant will be transformed into a spellbinding wonderland of extraordinary lights and visual effects, Christmas decorations, music and an unforgettable stage production that grandparents, parents and cool teenagers will enjoy just as much as the smaller children.

A majestic, nine feet high set, 104 colourful costumes, 22 km strings of twinkling fairy lights, a giant stage, 12 m of captivating Christmas ornaments with cheerful lighting, a unique 160 m waterfall of cascading lights and a world-class concert all contribute toward a dazzling experience like none other before.

This Christmas spectacular offers a fun-fuelled, once in a lifetime experience for young and old. Shows will take place daily from Monday to Sunday, under the starry sky. Gates open at 18:00 and by 20:00 the 3 000 guests will be amazed by a 70 minute show, transporting them to a gripping wonderland, where Cirque du Soleil meets Christmas cheer. Tickets can be booked through Computicket at R120 per adult entry, while kids under eighteen years of age and seniors will only pay R80. Secure parking is available and tickets will be exchanged for different dates in the case of unpredictable weather circumstances.

Get into the festive mood and bring along your whole family for a fun night out with your favourite Christmas characters that will entertain you with their witty sayings and acrobatic dance moves – in a way that you have never seen before. Fantasy of Light is so much more than just another show… it is an experience! Book your ticket at Computicket.

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A wifi interactive choreographed musical fountain. The fountain is a zero level water feature consisting of 157 waterspouts/nozzles and 64 coloured lights.


The gardens area is 3 125m² in size and 232 trees are planted here


The park is built on top of five basement storeys and has a sunken ablution


5 185m² of grass was planted in the park


The park has custom landscape furniture made of concrete, poly-concrete steel and timber


Professional lighting design forms part of the landscaping and amenities


The park will has three amphitheatres, a staging area, exhibition, market space and recreational spaces

Ring Road

The length of the ring road for pedestrians, bicycles, trucks, cars, etc. is 490m (excluding walkways in the middle of the park and service road entrances)

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Magwa Crescent
Waterfall City

Latitude:  26° 1.043’S
Longitude:  28° 6.392’E

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Waterfall City Park


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