With all eyes turned to Pretoria North next month for the first annual Hey Neighbour, the fest set to make history on the continent.

In less than a month, thousands of neighbours from far and wide will descend on the small Tshwane town. With final plans being made about outfit selections, road trip times and even last minute fitness plans, the fest is about to captivate not just those in attendance but across the interverse.

Check out THIRTEEN things you might not know about Hey Neighbour:

1.     HEY NEIGHBOUR is the collaborative masterpiece of three powerhouse companies: Khoi Kreative, Glen21, and Lucky No8 Concepts.

2.     The festival’s journey began with meticulous planning in 2018.

3.     Ever wondered about the unique name HEY NEIGHBOUR? Well this festival aims to connect attendeesthrough immersive experiences that recharge their souls and give them a chance to reconnect with themselves, humanity, and the world. It also encourages inclusivity, global connections through music and local flavor, and opportunities for up-and-coming artists to connect with new fans. In essence the festival’s focus is on connection, turning strangers into neighbours and generic products into beloved brands.

4.     HEY NEIGHBOUR is not just about groove; it’s also about giving back to the community. The festival is set to create jobs for approximately 3000 individuals and provide a platform for over 50 local vendors /suppliers.

5.     Inclusivity is a priority at HEY NEIGHBOUR. To ensure everyone can enjoy the festival, sign language interpreters will be present on site, promoting accessibility for all.


6.     Immersive Art Installations and Imported Aussie Domes: The festival transforms its grounds into an artistic wonderland with captivating art installations and imported Australian domes. These immersive experiences not only elevate the festival’s aesthetic but also support the local and global art scenes.

7.     Cutting-Edge Stage Structure: Hey Neighbour Festival will feature one of the biggest stage structures on the continent, measuring a staggering 150 meters in length and towering over 20 meters high. This colossal setup guarantees an unforgettable visual and audio experience for festival-goers.

8.     Pioneering Sustainable Practices: Hey Neighbour leads the way in eco-conscious event planning with Africa’s first recyclable water system, partnering with MTD for sustainable hydration solutions. This innovative approach reduces the festival’s environmental footprint, setting a precedent for sustainability in the region.

Get Ready for Fresh Vibes and Festival Thrills: AXE South Africa Teams Up with Hey Neighbour Festival for an Unforgettable Experience

9.     Inclusive and Diverse Lineup: The festival’s lineup includes over 100 performing artists across various genres and backgrounds. It’s a testament to Hey Neighbour’s commitment to showcasing the rich diversity of African and global music culture.

10.  Community Empowerment: Hey Neighbour Festival actively engages with local communities and small businesses, promoting economic growth. By providing a platform for entrepreneurs, it contributes to the empowerment of South Africa’s entrepreneurial spirit.

11.  Unique Netflix Partnership: Hey Neighbour’s partnership with Netflix marks a global first, where the streaming giant takes its content and creativity outside the digital realm and into a live music festival. This groundbreaking collaboration is redefining how brands interact with audiences.

12.  Global FESTIVAL in Africa: Hey Neighbour Festival is more than just music; the festival is a global celebration of talent, culture, heritage and unity. It brings together people from across the African continent and abroad, fostering connections that extend beyond the festival grounds. With a footprint spanning over 100,000 square meters, Hey Neighbour Festival is the largest of its kind in Africa. It sets the stage for a truly global-scale event, firmly placing Africa on the map as a premier destination for world-class festivals.


These remarkable features position Hey Neighbour Festival as a trailblazer in the festival scene, offering an unparalleled experience that transcends music and sets new standards for events in Africa and beyond.

And with Black Friday looming, Hey Neighbour got you. Officially declared Neighbours Day, the day will be packed with crazy sales to ensure everyone is happy. This Friday from 6am-6pm, the fastest fingers first will cash in on some mouthwatering deals.


DATE             8-10 December 2023
VENUE          Legends Adventure Farm, Pretoria
TIMES           Gates open at noon, and close at midnight
TICKETS       Phase 3 Tickets available now! (Only for the 18 and above crew)

Grab your tickets here ➔ [Book Now]

Stay tuned to our vibes, folks! Catch the latest updates about our NEIGHBOURHOOD through our official website and our popping socials:
Website – www.heyneighbour.co.za
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/heyneighbourfest/
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100086670110342
TikTok – https://www.tiktok.com/@heyneighbourfest
Twitter – https://twitter.com/HeyNeighbourFes
Snapchat – https://www.snapchat.com/add/heyneighbourfes
YouTube – https://youtube.com/@HeyNeighbourFest
LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/company/heyneighbour/

Get Ready for Fresh Vibes and Festival Thrills: AXE South Africa Teams Up with Hey Neighbour Festival for an Unforgettable Experience

Johannesburg, 20 October 2023

In an exciting collaboration that promises to infuse an irresistible blend of scents and a groundbreaking festival experience, AXE, the globally renowned grooming and personal care brand, has announced its partnership with the eagerly anticipated Hey Neighbour Festival.

The Hey Neighbour Festival, a dynamic celebration of music, art, culture, and community, has swept across South Africa, becoming a focal point of conversations nationwide. AXE’s reputation for keeping you fresh and confident aligns seamlessly with the festival’s mission to create unforgettable moments.

AXE’s presence at the Hey Neighbour Festival is set to take the event to unprecedented heights, with the introduction of the AXE Dome—a first-of-its-kind concept in South Africa. The Dome will serve as a canvas for interactive displays and captivating visuals, promising to transform this year’s festival into an extraordinary multisensory experience.

Gareth Marshall, Sponsorship & Partnership Lead at Unilever South Africa, expressed his excitement, saying, “We’re absolutely thrilled to join forces with Hey Neighbour Festival and introduce this ground-breaking experience through our AXE Dome. The Dome embodies the very essence of AXE, delivering a sensory experience that deeply resonates with our audience. Our partnership with Hey Neighbour Festival allows us to connect with our fans in a way that’s truly unique, all while ensuring they stay fresh and confident throughout the event.”

As part of the dome activation, festival-goers will not only have the opportunity to sample AXE’s diverse product range but also immerse themselves entirely in the world of AXE, exploring various variants and ingredients. From body sprays to deodorants, attendees will enjoy a hands-on experience with AXE’s products, enabling them to discover their favorite scents and stay fresh, regardless of how long the festival lasts.


Glen, Managing Director of Hey Neighbour Festival, expressed his enthusiasm, saying, “We’re thrilled to welcome AXE as our partner for this year’s Hey Neighbour Festival. AXE’s dedication to enhancing the festival experience through the ground-breaking AXE Dome and sampling opportunities aligns perfectly with our mission to create moments of joy and connection that are simply unforgettable. Together, we’re poised to make this festival season the best one yet.”

The partnership between AXE and Hey Neighbour Festival promises to redefine the festival experience, leaving festival-goers with lasting memories and, of course, an invigorating feeling of freshness. Be sure not to miss this electrifying collaboration at the Hey Neighbour Festival.

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