Things To Do at The Carnival City Casino

7 Things You Must Do at The Carnival City Casino and Entertainment World
7 Things You Must Do at The Carnival City Casino and Entertainment World

Fantastic! You have just set a date for your trip to Carnival City Casino and Entertainment World! Carnival City Casino and Entertainment World is a top-class entertainment and casino complex located in Ekurhuleni in eastern Gauteng.

Things To Do At Carnival City Casino

Themed as a circus, the main casino is housed in stylized large big top circus tents festively decorated with roller-coaster models, clown murals and a kaleidoscope of colourful lights. Within the Carnival City complex, there is a large casino, a hotel, a wide choice of restaurants and bars and the 3,500-seater Big Top Arena.

Things to do at Carnival City

You have probably heard about the destination from a number of people you know, but now that it is time to go, you may not know exactly what to do. Here are 7 things you must do when you visit the destination.

1. Magic Bar

Magic Bar

The Magic Bar is another must-go bar at The Carnival City Casino and Entertainment World. In addition to having an enchanting atmosphere, the bar makes it extra special by having a real magician perform on weekends.

2. Sweets from Heaven

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This candy store will bring out the kid in you again. In fact, it will also bring out the kid in your own kids. Cute, whimsical, and quaint, Sweets from Heaven will satisfy your sweet tooth any hour of the day. The problem will not be getting you into the store, necessarily, but getting you out of it.

3. Ster-Kinekor Cinemas

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If you are going to The Carnival City Casino and Entertainment World, Ster-Kinkor Cinemas is a necessary stop. The theatre is top-notch and offers the best movie-going experience one can have.

Don’t wait to watch the latest film at a cinema near your home and miss out on all of the ways Ster Kinekor makes it that much better.

4. Kidzone

kids zone

Did you know that the Carnival City Casino and Entertainment World is also kid-friendly? In the KidZonee, children aged from six weeks to four years are supervised while parents go shopping or attend events.

Children between three and 12 years are fully supervised. Young guests will have an extreme amount of fun riding the train, the elephants, and the carousel.

5. Magic Company Arcade

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The Magic Company Arcade is a place for the entire family to enjoy! The cosmic ten-pin bowling is perfect for families with a competitive edge. Go-kart with your kids for something extra exciting. Looking for a challenge? Test your skills on the miniature golf course! Only fun awaits.

Visit the Lazer Zone for interactive futuristic fun. Race your family, friends, and complete strangers on the go-kart track. Get ready to roll at the ten-pin bowling lanes. You can even catch the latest releases at Carnival City&aposs Ster-Kinekor 6-theatre cinema.

If you feel like taking a break, Rubies Spa and Beauty Salon is ready to spoil you. It’s easy to let loose when you take advantage of the supervised Kidzone créche. The casino also features several shops. Whether you are searching for a souvenir, or provisions, or want to buy yourself a little something with your winnings, Carnival City has you covered.

6. Wining And Dining

Harvest Grill & Wine
Harvest Grill & Wine

You don’t have to go out to find delicious dishes and refreshing beverages. Carnival City has seven fabulous restaurants, six food zones and three bars. Harvest Grill & Wine is most famous for its perfectly prepared steaks, but the impressive menu will have no trouble gratifying even the most discerning palate. Thunder Eagle Spur is a meat lover’s delight with outstanding schnitzel, ribs, steaks, and burgers. Seafood connoisseurs will enjoy the fresh and sustainable choices at Ocean Basket.

If you are looking for authentic Asian creations including sushi, pay a visit to Matsuya. If you’re craving Italian, Giovanni’s offers exceptional Tuscan fare and Pavarotti’s Pizza Pasta brings your whole family the best of Italy. Try Fego Caffé for excellent coffee, tea, and affordable meals. For a quick bite, it’s good to know you’ll find Anat, KFC, Milky Lane, Bombay Jay, Sausage Saloon, and Wimpy at the casino.

Whether you’re looking for a nightcap or want a break from the action, Carnival City has it all. Visit Carnival Bar for great entertainment and cocktails in a comfortable smoke-free environment. Show Bar plays host to top performers and offers an extensive drink menu and full restaurant service. If you’re looking to catch the game, there’s a seat reserved for you at Sports Bar.

7. Accommodations And Amenities

 4-star Carnival City Hote
4-star Carnival City Hote

You do not have to rush home when you can stay in complete comfort. The 4-star Carnival City Hotel features 105 modern rooms ranging from standard king accommodations to luxury suites. All units have features like free Wi-Fi, satellite television, air conditioning, a complete buffet breakfast, access to the swimming pool, and more.

You’ll also get a great view of the garden or pool. The rates are reasonable and the service is always great. When you consider all the activities available for the whole family, you might be inclined to stay several nights.

8. Entertainment And Nightlife

Entertainment And Nightlife
Entertainment And Nightlife

You’ll want to consult your events calendar to see who is playing the Big Top Arena. With 3,500 seats, the venue attracts international acts from the world of comedy, music, and sport. Keeping with the carnival spirit, you’ll also find critically-acclaimed circus acts.

The headliners include India Arie, Iron Maiden, James Blunt, Russell Peters, Oleta Adams, Joe Sample, Joe Cocker, and Chris Rock. For more casual entertainment, step into The Mardi Gras for DJ sets, karaoke, theatre shows, and bands. You’ll also find great acts at the Show Bar.

9. Promotions And Rewards

Promotions And Rewards
Promotions And Rewards

Like all Sun International gaming entities, Carnival City participates in the Most Valued Guests loyalty programme, which also goes by the name MVG. The MVG programme features maroon, silver, gold, and platinum levels, with each tier giving you greater perks.

Membership is completely free and you’ll earn points simply by enjoying table games or slots. As a member, you can have hotel and meal discounts, cash back, free merchandise, savings on your green fees, access to exclusive events, and so much more.

The casino offers plenty of promos. You’ll want to check the schedule for the latest offers. Expect to find lots of draws for cash and prizes as well as free play offers. Just make sure you are a member of MVG to qualify.

10. The Casino

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And, of course, if you are going to visit The Carnival City Casino and Entertainment World, you will have to go to the casino.

This gaming and entertainment facility offers more than 1,750 gaming machines and 60 High-tech tables, providing you with all the games you love.

Try your hand at Baccarat which has three betting options: the Player, the Bank or Tie/egalite. Played with eight decks of cards, the object is to get a point count closest to 9. The dealer will deal four cards when the bets are ready – the first and third are the player’s hands and the second and fourth are the banker’s hands. The player’s hand is delivered to the player with the highest bet on that hand, and the same applies to the banker’s hand.

11. Carnival Bar

glitzy Show Bar

You cannot go to The Carnival City Casino and Entertainment World and not go to the Carnival Bar. Go inside and find yourself situated in a classic Carnival scene. Take a seat and enjoy the live performances on stage. Carnival Bar which has regular live music performances and the glitzy Show Bar.

Visit on Wednesday afternoon and/or night and view the multi-talented live bands. Another perk the bar has is its non-smoking policy, which is perfect for those who are sensitive.

12. Enjoy Whackhead’s Comedy Club

Have some fun and laughter at Whackhead comedy club with Darren ‘Whackhead’ Simpson. Opened in August 2016, Whackhead’s Comedy Club is located within Carnival City’s first gastropub, Bru’s.  Also, enjoy a burger before you catch the best of local stand-up comedy at Whackhead’s Comedy Club.


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