5FM has partnered with Connect Entertainment's The Social to host both these birthday events and the station has promised a line-up of 5FM DJs, local talent as well as an appearance by German guest DJ Tujamo.

On Friday, 11 October, the station intends to kick off the celebration at Cape Town's beach venue Shimmy Beach Club for the first party. The event will feature DJ Tujamo. He will be accompanied by 5FM DJs Kyle Cassim, DJ Loyd and Msizi James.

Tickets available include:
  • Early bird — R150 for general access
  • VIP — R250
  • At the door — R200 for GA and R300 for VIP
On Saturday, 12 October, the station intends to 'take over' Val Bonne Country Estate in Modderfontein for the Johannesburg edition of 5FM's Birthday Party, which will feature rapper Nasty C alongside 5FM DJs Roger Goode, Kyle Cassim, Thando Thabethe, Ms Cosmo and Ryan the DJ. Attendees can expect gourmet food stalls and pyrotechnics shows.

Tickets available include:
  • General access — starting from R160 
  • VIP (strictly no under 21) — starting from R350 (includes a separate bar and viewing deck area)
For the second year running, 5FM will be the official radio partner for Festival de Mexico on Saturday, 26 October at Montecasino. This year the event is hosting a Halloween Festival edition featuring 5FM DJs Kyle Cassim and Ryan the DJ and bands Goodluck, Rubber Duc and Matthew Mole. Attendees can expect food vendors, various tequila brands and pinata showdowns.

Tickets available include:
  • Adults — R120
  • Children — R60
All tickets can be purchased from www.shimmy.howler.co.za.

Capsule Fest, a street culture festival that showcases urban street culture elements, will be returning on Saturday, 26 October. 5FM will partner with the event, which will take place at Fox Junction in Newtown, Johannesburg for a second year running.

This event features a host of hip hop acts including Riky Rick, Nasty C to Nadia Nakai and Yanga Chief. 5FM will be hosting an activation space at the event where attendees will be able to get tattooed or pierced by the team at Ink City Custom Tattoos.

Tickets available include:
  • GA — starting from R200
  • VIP — starting from R800
Tickets to the Capsule Fest event are available from www.computicket.com.

For more information, visit www.5fm.co.za. You can also follow 5FM on Facebook, Twitter or on Instagram.