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Streetopia is an annual event that sees the streets come alive for a day of colour, creativity and good vibrations. It's free, and everyone's invited.

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It's your event: you create the vibe, and the activities. All you need to do is think of something to contribute, and then get involved and do your thing.

The Event

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Picture a day of community, art, mutated vehicles, music, street performers, market stalls and gifting. A free community carnival. That's Streetopia.

Latest news and information:

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  • In 2015, our team and community embarked on a new collaborative event that partnered with the community and civic bodies in Observatory, Cape Town, to create a free one-day festival of creativity that sought to bring art and interactive experiences alive in public spaces. That event is our very own Streetopia – and it’s gone […]

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  • Wow, did that all really happen, on our streets and Village Green? Because if you take a walk around the event area now, there’s barely a trace that thousands of people thronged through the streets of our hood last Saturday on the 1st of December! Our event team’s had a chance to take a breather, […]

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  • If it’s the Friday before Streetopia hits the streets, you can be sure that our crew are busily starting the process of erecting signage and basic event infrastructure across Obs – and that our Event Guide is ready for you! Here it is in all its glory, as a PDF for you to download and […]

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  • If you’re headed along Lower Main today, take a stroll past Stanley House and check out the wall outside The Peacock – that’s where you’ll spy the work of Marti Lund and AwehMigo, whose craft has been channeled into a glorious piece that forms one of the parts of this year’s Legacy Projects. See some […]

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  • Here’s our event disclaimer folks – it’s is a legal formality that’s a requirement of our event permit, but as with any outdoor event, the usual rules apply: look after yourself, and others, and remember that (even in a public place) there are laws in place that relate to you, your possessions and unexpected accidents.

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