The Best Entertainment In South Africa For Your Event

The Best Entertainment In South Africa For Your Event

One of the Southern most points in the world, surrounded by nearly 2,000 miles of coastline and sitting between the South Atlantic and Indian Ocean, South Africa is one of the largest countries in the world by land mass. The wonderful multi-cultural country is rich in history and ancestry and a target location for international events, large business occasions and high profile functions. Boasting stunning destinations, international convention centres and a wide and diverse variety of venues all over Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Pretoria, there is no question as to why the country is a highly popular event destination. 

We have some of the best entertainment in South Africa for your event whether it be corporate, private, weddings or cultural. From world-class performers to traditional entertainers, we have just about everything you could ever need for a successful event. 

Corporate Entertainment In South Africa

The Best Entertainment In South Africa For Your Event

From conferences to conventions, gala dinners to grand events, private parties to publicity pitches, we have a superb selection of performers, acts and stage shows to bring that special wow factor to your event. It is important to make an impression with the most glamorous performers and attention grabbing acts because you want to ensure your event stands out, increasing the likelihood of engagement with associates and prospectors. We can deliver all types of corporate entertainment in South Africa to make your event a success.


Nothing beats a red carpet entrance to make invitees feel like proper VIPs. Our Red Carpet Violinist is actually part of the the red carpet and welcomes guests with style and luxury. Her magnificent, especially tailored red dress flows elegantly into the red carpet and she enchants the guests with beautiful melodies that guarantees a tremendous first impression.


Help your guests break the ice with the quick-witted and highly charismatic South African Comedy Magician. Offering incredibly impressive table-to-table close-up magic tricks laced with a great sense of humour, he is an exceptional tool for starting conversation at any social occasion. Alternatively, amuse your audience with our surprise singing waiters who initially come across like a clumsy mishap but deliver a fun routine that can be tailored to singing, djembe drumming or gumboot dancing.

Outdoor Entertainment In South Africa

The Best Entertainment In South Africa For Your Event

With a climate that ranges from subtropical to Mediterranean to desert, South African entertainment can make the most of the great outdoors with guests enjoying the warm sun-drenched daytimes and comfortable evenings. Take the party outside to the pool sides, the beach, communal and open-air spaces and outdoor venues. From festival vibes to luxury VIP experiences we have outdoor entertainment in South Africa, that can suit all event types.


You won’t get much more traditional South African entertainment than the dancing of the native Zulu tribes. It is a form of community ritual that has been passed down for generations and a display of happiness which can be booked as a cultural act for your corporate entertainment South Africa or as an authentic experience for foreign visitors.


Our brilliantly authentic South African Zulu Dancers from Cato Ridge, will let your guests experience a very popular traditional performance that is an exemplary choice of outdoor entertainment in South Africa for everyone to get a real taste of the country’s culture. The uplifting dance involves singing, dancing and drumming from both male and female performers in incredibly vibrant costumes and traditional cow skin outfits.


Why not round off your open-air event by turning up the heat with some exceptional outdoor entertainment from the utterly fascinating Cape Town Fire Dancers. One of the country’s most sought after collective of fire performers, they tailor their amazing routines to maximise impact potential. They will blow the guests away with their absolutely incredible fiery displays and make excellent photo opportunities. Fire shows are very popular and can create a wonderful climax to your evening or help create a warm and charming ambience for the duration.

South Africa as a MICE Destination

The Best Entertainment In South Africa For Your Event

With over 1700 MICE venues, and counting, South Africa is a premier destination for business tourism with conferences, meetings and exhibitions taking place all year round. It is highly recommended to consider South Africa as a MICE destination because of it’s top of the range and high standard venues and facilities. Vibrant cities with modern establishments have unspoiled wilderness and picturesque coastlines on their doorstep. Business prospectives will be able to sample the charm that South Africa has to offer.


The Cape Town International Convention Centre is able to cater for conventions of up to 10,000 delegates. It is a renewed venue for hosting business events of all kinds and has some of the very best facilities from catering, AV, events management and much more. It caters for small conferences, team building experiences, incentives and executive breakaways.


In Johannesburg you will find the award winning Sandton Convention Centre which boasts some of the most advanced conferencing and exhibition technologies available. It is a multi-use location with 22,000 m² of flexible event space and contemporary Afro-chic décor and ranges from 10 seat functions rooms to the grand Pavilion which can comfortably cater for 4,500 cocktail guests.


The Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban is one of the largest in the country. It can handle conferences of up to 15000 delegates and caters for every type of event whilst located right in the city centre. Opened by Nelson Mandela in 1997 is was the county’s first international convention centre and has been a pioneer in South Africa international events ever since.


Have you found The Best Entertainment In South Africa For Your Event?

We have given you a taste of the wonderfully diverse options for corporate, wedding and outdoor entertainment in South Africa and have a lot more where that came from. Maybe you would like some inspiration for an African Themed Corporate event using some of the many African acts and performers we have located all over thew world, Or possibly find out more about surprise entertainment. Either way, If your hosting an event in South Africa you should consider local entertainment, not only because of the superb talent that is there, but also to save yourself some money.


Whatever your needs, we are here to help and our team at Scarlett Entertainment are on hand to help you book your Entertainment in South Africa or give you suggestions tailored to your particular event. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us by filling out our online enquiry form or calling 01626 572072. 

__By Tom Drakett

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