2023 Hooters Swimsuit Pageant

2023 Hooters Swimsuit Pageant Is Coming To Emperors Palace

It’s that time of the year again when Hooters, the iconic American wing joint, sets the stage for a scintillating spectacle of beauty and confidence. The 2023 Hooters Swimsuit Pageant is gearing up to take Emperors Palace by storm on 2 September 2023.


  • Get ready for a sizzling showcase as top Hooters Girls from all corners of the country.
  • They will compete for the coveted title, promising an afternoon of glamour and undeniable charm.
  • With 31 stunning contestants representing Hooters stores nationwide, the stakes are higher than ever.
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The Hooters Swimsuit Pageant has become a highlight on the Johannesburg entertainment calendar, and this year’s event is all set to outshine its predecessors. Each contestant will vie for the chance to represent South Africa at the esteemed Miss Hooters International competition, scheduled to grace the glittering city of Las Vegas in 2024.


With 31 stunning contestants representing Hooters stores nationwide, the stakes are higher than ever. The 2022 Hooters Swimsuit Pageant was held on 17 September 2022 and crowned a new Miss Hooters South Africa at Hooters Emperors Palace in Johannesburg.


Miss Hooters South Africa 2022: Lehandrie from Hooters Willows Crossing
1st Princess: Jessica from Hooters Ruimsig
2nd Princess: Marilie from Hooters Ruimsig



What sets this year’s 2023 Hooters Swimsuit Pageant apart is its amplified excitement and larger-than-life experience. The event has grown twofold in size, boasting an expanded seating area, dedicated bar and food courts, and increased floor space. This expansion is a testament to the growing enthusiasm and support the pageant has garnered over the years.


As the clock strikes 12 noon, the ‘doors’ will swing open, inviting attendees to immerse themselves in the electric atmosphere before the main event kicks off at 3pm. But the festivities don’t stop there! Guests will also be treated to sensational entertainment from local female DJs, DJ Tinkz and DJ Ice, adding an extra layer of energy and excitement to the evening.


Entry to this dazzling event is absolutely FREE. Everyone has the opportunity to be part of the fun and show their support for their favorite contestants. The 2023 Hooters Swimsuit Pageant promises a range of highlights that are sure to leave the audience having a great time.


2023 Hooters Swimsuit Pageant
The 2022 Hooters Swimsuit Pageant Top 3 winners. Image: Hooters South Africa | Jaco Malan

Join in on the excitement and mark your calendar for the 2023 Hooters Swimsuit Pageant:


Date & Time: 2 September 2023; doors open at 12:00pm and the show starts at 3pm
Venue: Hooters Emperors Palace
Admission: FREE entry for all


The 2023 Hooters Girl candidates for the 2023 Hooters Swimsuit Pageant title (and the hometown Hooters location they represent) include:


Emperors Palace (GP)

  1. Bongi Magodla
  2. Chanté Van Der Hulst
  3. Jade Murray
  4. Jessica Inward
  5. Jo Strauss
  6. Khanyisile Mayedwa
  7. Kiara Burness
  8. Nomcebo Zungu
  9. Phillipa Currie
  10. Rachel Gill


Fourways (GP)

  1. Aimee Peche
  2. Dhiara Mohanlal
  3. Gabriella Hartland
  4. Lerato Loate
  5. Nicole King
  6. Terésa van Staden


Florida Road (KZN)

  1. Calae Rose
  2. Camryn Cyfert
  3. Shalomé Landman
  4. Tiyanna Abrahams


Ruimsig (GP)

  1. Demi Freitas
  2. Jenna Meyer
  3. Jessica Olehile


Willows Crossing (PTA)

  1. Esha Sewnarain
  2. Megan Hautmann
  3. Michaela Graham
  4. Shiann Nock
  5. Simoné Schreiber


Umhlanga Rocks (KZN)

  1. Asanda Ngcobo
  2. Tara Boldogh
  3. Thobile Mthombeni


So, whether you’re a Hooters fan, a swimwear enthusiast, or simply looking for an incredible afternoon out, make sure to be at Emperors Palace on 2 September 2023 for an event that’s bound to set the stage on fire.


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