40 of The Best Events in South Africa - August 2017
South Africa is bubbling over with excitement this August, with markets, festivals, live gigs, poetry evenings and so much more set to add some spice to your city's social life.
Staying in the loop can be so difficult, thats why we've slapped this easily digestible article together just for you, keep vibing!
Quick JumpEvents in Cape Town - Top 10Fine Wining at HQ with DiemersdalSnotkop Kraaifontein StadstaalInternational Beer DaySo Happy Winter WonderlandThe August Obs-fficial Second Hand MarketTotalsports Women's RaceThe Prototypes & Ivy Lab at It Came From The JungleSpring Fest 2017 ft: Mandragora & many othersSunflower Music Festival ft: Vini Vici, Mandragora, Nok & moreBlisters for Bread in association with Lucky StarEvents in Joburg - Top 10Baby Blessings Market in JohannesburgMi Casa We Are Familia Album Launch JohannesburgOld Eds Road Race with Discovery VitalityTotal Sports Women's RaceWomans Day PicnicTrevor Noah JohannesburgPinotage on Tap Casalinga JohannesburgThe Rand Airshow 2017Olmeca presents: Grietfest 2017The Wedding Expo JoburgEvents in Pretoria - Top 10The Walking Dead - Partyfest Synergy '17: Never.dis.usFrat Party - Feat Sketchy Bongo, Newtown Knife Gang, SpeedstaKWV Brandy & Biltong TastingFree Pajama Party ft Goodluck, Bittereinder and moreHats & Red Lips Ladies EventJagermeister presents Trancemicsoul SessionsHusks & Hops Food and Wine FestivalPump For Peace Pretoria with Karen Zoid, The Parlotones & moreAgora Festival PretoriaMarket @ The ShedsEvents In Durban - Top 10Ladies Lunch with CliniqueIndoor Soccer TournamentI Heart Market - AugustWedding Expo DurbanWomen's Day High TeaBuco Umhlanga Food & Music Festival Ft. Matthew MoleForbidden ParadiseYum at OriginWine Pairing with Remhoogte Wine EstateEmergency Service Awareness Day
Events in Cape Town - Top 10
Things start heating up this August in the windy city, and we are not just talking about the weather. Cape Town will see an array of outdoor festivals and plenty of activities to keep you warm.
Fine Wining at HQ with Diemersdal
It is said that some of the best wines come from South AfricaFine Wining @ HQ with Diemersdal
In its 3rd consecutive year, HQ’s celebrated Fine Wining dinners have really set the bar when it comes to food-and-wine pairings in Cape Town, always delivering a fun evening out.
HQ’s Fine Wining dinners give guests a chance to enjoy wines from popular Western Cape farms, which have been artfully paired with HQ’s iconic salad, steak and chips accompanied by an aperitif and dessert.
Guests will be treated to entertainment by Ricky Botsis, who helps keep the mood light, making Fine Wining perfect for impressing a date, family member or friends.
- R295 Per person, includes 3 course meal + Includes welcome drinks and canapes
- When: 2 August, 7pm - 10pm
- Where: HQ, 101 Shortmarket St, Cape Town
- 021 424 6373
- Full Event Info: Fine Wining at HQ with Diemersdal
Snotkop Kraaifontein Stadstaal
Snotkop is performing live in Cape TownSnotkop
Former SAMA award winner Snotkop is in Kraaifontein this August, the much loved Afrikaans musician will be in Cape Town for one night only. The techno-pop sound will leave you jumping out of your seat and onto the dance floor.
- R100 - R150
- When: 4 August, 8pm - 11pm
- Where: Kraaifontein Town Hall, 16 Mildred St, Windsor Park, Cape Town
- Full Event Info: Snotkop Kraaifontein Stadstaal
International Beer Day
Sample the best beers from local breweriesJack Black Breweries
The first Friday in August is celebrated around the world as International Beer Day.Jack Black Beer has decided to celebrate the occasion with their friends from Belgian Beer Company SA, Citizen, Little Wolf Brewery and Metal Lane Brewery.
They will be pouring a variety of delicious brews on tap in the courtyard. There will be a variety of beer inspired dishes along with some great live music to add to the festivities.
- When: 4 August, 4pm - 10pm
- Where: Jack Black Brewing Co. 6 Brigid Rd, Elfindale, Cape Town
- Full Event Info: International Beer Day
So Happy Winter Wonderland
You will hardly notice the cold at this Winter wonderlandSo Happy
On the 5th August the creators of the So Happy brand invite you to celebrate winter and take a step into Wonderland, join them in their magical home in Wonderland which will be held at South Africa’s breath-taking venue, The Grand Beach Cafe.
This year will feature even more enchanted acts then ever seen before including terrific trapeze artists, curious contortionists and dramatic dancers.
Party goers are encouraged to wear white from head to toe and of course add your own mystical touch, so be sure to pull out your best threads and stand a chance to win incredible prizes by putting in some extra magic into your outfits.
Funky surprises around every corner with mystery styled games and activations that will unlock the inner-child in all of us. Join them for an early head start at the Winter Wonderland Brunch at the Grand Café & Beach with a delicious set menu. Space is limited so gather your brunch besties and get festive.
- R200 - Early Bird
- R280 - Winter Bird
- R320 - Late Bird
- When: 5 August, 7pm - 2am
- Where: Grand Cafe & Beach, Beach Rd, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town
- Full Event Info: So Happy Winter Wonderland
The August Obs-fficial Second Hand Market
Shop for vintage treasures at bargain pricesSecond Hand Market
Welcome to the Biggest Second Hand Community to hit the Cape. The brainchild of Laura Rainbird, she has gathered like-minded entrepreneurs who sell their goods direct to the public.
With over 85 stalls available, the Second Hand market is not something to be missed. Bring your squad, family and "alles". A market encouraging the growth of entrepreneurism in the Cape, as well as supporting local and small businesses.
There will be live bands, as well as a kiddies section to keep the little ones occupied and entertained.
- R10 - Adults
- R5 - Kids (u12)
- When: 6 August, 10:30am - 3:30pm
- Where: Observatory Community Centre, Rawson St, Observatory, Cape Town
- Full Event Info: The August Obs-fficial Second Hand Market
Totalsports Women's Race
Run for breast cancer awareness this augustWomen's Race
Run for more than a personal best. Run for the thousands of women who are, have and will be affected by breast cancer. Enter the Total Sports Women’s Race to help raise awareness of prevention and treatment of breast cancer. Run For Life.
In celebration of National Women’s Day in August, thousands of women will be on the run through the streets of Cape Town. Push your limits against top athletes or set your own pace and show them what it means when road meets runner.
Choose between 5km or 10km and join South African women raising awareness around the breast. In association with PinkDrive, the Total Sports Women’s Race is committed to raising awareness and education around breast cancer as well as improving the services available to women across South Africa.
- R80 - 5kms
- R120 - 10kms
- When: 9 August, 9am - 2pm
- Where: Grand Parade, Cape Town
- Full Event Info: Totalsports Women’s Race
The Prototypes & Ivy Lab at It Came From The Jungle
The biggest bass sound to hit the CapeIt Came From the Jungle
It Came From The Jungle and Fiction are excited to host two of the most exciting names in Drum & Bass and Bass Music, both responsible for a number of iconic and critically acclaimed hits.
The banging Drum and Bass lineup:
- The Prototypes (UK)
- Ivy Lab (UK)
- SA Artists TBA
Tickets are selling out fast, book yours now to ensure you don’t miss out on the biggest Drum & Bass party to hit Cape Town this August.
- R100 - Phase 1 (SOLD OUT)
- R120 - Phase 2 (85% SOLD OUT)
- R150 - Phase 3
- When: 25 August, 9pm - 4am
- Where: Fiction, 228 Long St, Cape Town
- Full Event Info: The Prototypes & Ivy Lab at It Came From the Jungle
Spring Fest 2017 ft: Mandragora & many others
Spring has finally arrivedAfter Party SA
Celebrate the start of Spring at the City's most loved Under 18 Outdoor Music Festival. It's time to experience Cape Town as never before, Soundscape promises SF2017 will be bigger and better than any other U18 Music Fest at the Cape Town Ostrich Ranch.
It’s going to be a day filled with fun and entertainment with carnival rides, food stalls, live entertainment, visuals, dancers, games and prizes and a music line up courtesy of an all-star line up of DJs and musicians kicking it on the biggest sound, lighting and visual rig yet!
- R140 - Early Bird
- R300 - Full Ticket Price
- When: 25 August, 2pm - 12:30am
- Where: Cape Town Ostrich Ranch, N7, Cape Farms, Cape Town
- Full Event Info: Spring Fest 2017 ft: Mandragora & many others
Sunflower Music Festival ft: Vini Vici, Mandragora, Nok & more
Ringing in the trance season is sunflower festivalSunflower Festival
It's time to clean up and get dirty, get dressed up and get messy as Sunflower Festival gathers, yet again, for one of Cape Town's most loved Spring events.
This year they'll feast on the bass and revel in the rhythm, unlocking a wild and wonderful adventure of improv and embellishment where you are the stars. Expect a daytime playground transformed into a night time wonderland - a symphony of lights complimented by an invasion of the senses.
- R380 - Early Bird
- R460 - Full Price
- Sunday Tickets are limited
- When: 26-27 August, 2pm - 5pm
- Where: Cape Town Ostrich Ranch, Morning Star Rd, Cape Town
- Full Event Info: Sunflower Music Festival ft: Vini Vici, Mandragora, Nok & more
Blisters for Bread in association with Lucky Star
Run for a great causeBlisters For Bread
PSFA is delighted to announce that entries are now open for our 49th annual fundraising walk, the Blisters for Bread Charity Family Fun Walk #BlistersforBread. The small entrance fee will enable PSFA to provide 20 underprivileged children with a healthy breakfast and lunch for an entire year.
Great entertainment on the day including live performances by X Factor SA winners, FOUR and top SA pop singer, Lekota Silva. There will also be lots of prizes up for grabs.
- When: 27 August, 7am - 2pm
- Where: Greenpoint Cricket Club, Vlei Rd, Green Point, Cape Town
- Entry Form: Website
- Full Event Info: Blisters for Bread in association with Lucky Star
Events in Joburg - Top 10
The rainy season has finally passed over the city of gold and its residents are out in full force.
Johannesburg comes with a selection of activities this August, from album launches to much anticipated airshows, Jozi has it all!
Baby Blessings Market in Johannesburg
Shop for all your little one's needsNula Baby
Team Nula has returned to Sandton, they will be displaying a range of their products at this exclusive baby market. All of their much loved products will be on sale and they have multiple demonstrations throughout the day.
Don’t miss out on the exciting promotions and sale items that will only be available at this market.
- When: 5 August, 8:30am - 3pm
- Where: Long Meadow Function Venue, 109 Montecasino Blvd, Magaliessig, Sandton
- Full Event Info: Baby Blessings Market in Johannesburg
Mi Casa We Are Familia Album Launch Johannesburg
We are familia album launchMi Casa
Mi Casa have chosen The Good Luck Bar to launch their new album, #WeAreFamilia. This is the band’s fourth album and they would like to thank their loyal fans for all the support they have received.
They invite you and your family to come out and be some of the first to sample the latest tracks off their new album. Mi Casa will be performing live 3 hour set, so spread the word and don’t miss out on this rocking party.
- R100 - Early Bird (Online)
- R150 - General Access
- R350 - VIP Access
- When: 5 August, 6pm - 9pm
- Where: Good Luck Bar, 1 Fox St, Johannesburg
- Full Event Info: Mi Casa #WeAreFamilia Album Launch Johannesburg
Old Eds Road Race with Discovery Vitality
On your mark, get set, GO!Alleycat Events
The Discovery Vitality Run Series is made up of four of the most iconic races in Joburg. This is race 1 of 4 in the Series.
Whether you’re an avid runner or a first timer, you are welcome to complete either the 5km, 10km or 21.1km distances. All runners receive a limited edition Discovery Vitality Run Series medal for completing the Old Eds Road Race.
- Temporary Licenses - R22- R27
- 5km Route
- R54 - General
- Free - 70 yrs and older
- 10km Route
- R107 - General
- R54 - 60 - 69 yrs old
- Free - 70 yrs and older
- 21.1km Route
- R150 - General
- R75 - 60 - 69 yrs old
- Free - 70 yrs and older
- When: 6 August, From 7am
- Where: Old Edwardian Sports Club, 355 10th Ave, Houghton Estate, Johannesburg
- Full Event Info: Old Eds Road Race with Discovery Vitality
Tickets are selling out fast, so get yours if you want to take part in this awesome event!
Total Sports Women's Race
Run for breast cancer awarenessWomen's Race
Run for more than a personal best. Run for the thousands of women who are, have and will be affected by breast cancer. Enter the Totalsports Women’s Race to help raise awareness of preventionand treatment. Run For Life.
In celebration of National Women’s Day in August, thousands of women will be on the run through the streets of Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town. Push your limits against top athletes or set your own pace and show them what it means when road meets runner.Choose between 5kms or 10kms and join South African women raising awareness around breast cancer.
- R80 - 5kms
- R120 - 10kms
- When: 9 August, 8am - 2pm
- Where: Mary Fitzgerald Square, 51 Jeppe St, Newtown
- Full Event Info: Totalsports Women’s Race
Womans Day Picnic
Celebrate all things feminineFourways Farmers Market
Treat those special ladies in your life this Women’s Day with a lovely Women’s Day picnic. The regularly attended Fourways Farmers Market will be hosting a picnic catering to the women in our lives. There will be live entertainment to keep you grooving all day long.
- R20 - Per person
- When: 9 August, 10am - 5pm
- Where: The Fourways Farmers Market, William Nicol Dr, Norscot, Sandton
- Full Event Info: Womans Day Picnic
Trevor Noah Johannesburg
The much loved South African Comedian is Back!Trevor Noah
Trevor Noah does his biggest show in one of Johannesburg's most iconic live performance venues, The Ticketpro Dome. With all new material, Trevor returns to where it all started in his first new South African show since he became the host of The Daily Show.
- From R450 -R1400
- When: 9-11 August, 8pm - 9:30pm
- Where: Ticketpro Dome, 269 Northumberland Ave, Northgate, Randburg
- Full Event Info: Trevor Noah Johannesburg
Pinotage on Tap Casalinga Johannesburg
Sample some of the best wines in South AfricaPinotage On Tap
Join Casalinga Ristorante for what has become known as the Best Wine Event in the World! Pinotage On Tap is brought to you by Diemersfontein Wines, home of the Original Coffee & Chocolate Pinotage.
Hosted nationally throughout Cape Town, Durban and Joburg - and this year in a few more places. You only have to judge by the cult-like following of this party that if you have any appreciation for superb wine, great music, splendid food and company, then this is something you definitely do not want to miss!
- R295 - Per person, Includes Goodie-Bag + unlimited Pinotage on Tap
- When: 12 August, 12:30pm - 7pm
- Where: Casalinga Ristorante, 328 Rocky Ridge Rd, Rietfontien
- Full Event Info: PInotage on Tap Casalinga Johannesburg
The Rand Airshow 2017
Nail-biting Aerial DisplaysFAGM
The Rand Airshow makes for a great family day out of the house. You can expect the flying aces of South Africa to descend onto Rand Airport over the weekend for some tricks, stunts and demos!
Featuring old warbirds, helicopters, aerial displays, aerobatics and a whole lot more. With plenty to do and see The Rand Airshow promises to pull out all the stops this year.
- R70 - Adults
- R30 - Kids 6-12 Yr
- Free - Kids u6
- When: 20 August, 7am - 4pm
- Where: Rand Airport, Viking Way, Airport Park, Germiston
- Full Event Info: The Rand Airshow 2017
Tip: Avoid the queue and order your tickets online here
Olmeca presents: Grietfest 2017
One of the biggest bass festivals in South AfricaGrietfest
SA’s most loved boutique Bass music festival is back for its 7th year! Who would have thought that little alley party would morph into this 3000 strong dance loving GRIETFEST army!
They have skull banged you with DJs bringing the freshest beats from across the globe and paid homage to the kings and queens of the SA electronic music industry and now the time has come for you to do it all again!
- R200 - Phase 1 (20 June/4 July)
- R240 - Phase 2 (5 July/18July)
- R260 - Phase 3 (19 July/1 August)
- R280 - Phase 4 (2/15 August)
- R300 - Phase 5 (16/26 August)
- R350 - At the Door
- When: 26 August, 1:30pm - 1am
- Where: 83 Heidelberg Rd, Johannesburg
- Full Event Info: Grietfest 2017
The Wedding Expo Joburg
Can you hear the wedding bells?The Wedding Expo
The Wedding Expo is the only event engaged couples need to attend to plan their wedding day! Everyone will be there with advice, products and services.
Don't miss the fabulous Fashion Theatre fashion show, the Make Me a Bride Makeovers, the Cake Challenge, the Bubbly Bar and so much more! Bring your groom, your mom, your bridesmaid, there is something for everyone!
- R120 - Adult
- R30 - Kids (2-10 Yr)
- When: 26 - 27 August, 9am - 5pm
- Where: Ticketpro Dome, 269 Northumberland Ave, Northgate, Randburg
- Full Event Info: The Wedding Expo Joburg
Events in Pretoria - Top 10
Expect to find brightly lit venues, friendly faces and parties that continue late into the night this August in Pretoria.
The Jacaranda City clearly never sleeps, with some rocking outdoor events and interesting markets, August makes for some good times this year.
The Walking Dead - Partyfest Synergy '17: Never.dis.us
Showcase your inner zombiePartyfest Tuks
Welcome to the 1st season of Tuks - Partyfest Synergy 2017 @Madison Avenue Pretoria, where everyone is welcome. The movie theme this time around will be: The Walking Dead.
Each team competing will have one night to try and host the social event of the year with their chosen Movie theme. They will create excitement through creative décor, team-work from their students, inviting as much support as possible and an entertainment highlight called KO Rhythm.
- R10 - Presale
- R20 - At the Door (Students)
- R30 - At the Door
- When: 1 August, 8pm - 4am
- Where: Madison Avenue Pretoria, 2 Ernies Place, Pretoria
- Full Event Info: The Walking Dead - Partyfest Synergy 2017 @ Madison Avenue
Frat Party - Feat Sketchy Bongo, Newtown Knife Gang, Speedsta
A good old fashioned frat partyKollege Frat Party
It seems Arcade Empire are pulling out all the stops this August, introducing the annual Frat Party, where you can relive those early college years.
- Sketchy Bongo
- Dj Speedsta SA
- and more TBA
Get prepared for the biggest and FRATest jol this year with keg stands, funnels, free stuffs and much, much more to be announced.
- R80 - Presold
- R100 - At the Door
- R120 - VIP
- When: 3 August, 6pm - 2am
- Where: Madison Avenue Pretoria, 2 Ernies Place, Pretoria
- Full Event Info: Frat Party - Feat Sketchy Bongo, Newtown Knife Gang, Speedsta and more
KWV Brandy & Biltong Tasting
Sample the finest brandy paired with scrumptious biltongBlos Cafe
Blos Cafe are hosting the much anticipated KWV Brandy & Biltong Tasting. They invite all brandy lovers to come and sample some of the finest brandy that will be perfectly paired with a variety of loved South African dried meats.
- R175 - Per person
- When: 3 August, 6:30pm - 9pm
- Where: Blos Cafe, Cnr Olympus And Leander Rd, Pretoria
- Full Event Info: KWV Brandy & Biltong Tasting
Free Pajama Party ft Goodluck, Bittereinder and more
Dress to impress in your comfiest jammiesArcade Empire
It’s time for another slumber party at Arcade Empire, they invite you to come out and party in your PJs. There will be no entrance fee charged at this event and they won’t be too strict if you choose not to dress up. With an amazing DJ line up this party will be one for the books.
- When: 5 August, 7pm - 2am
- Where: Arcade Empire, 265 Highway St, Pretoria
- Full Event Info: Free Pajama Party ft Goodluck, Bittereinder and more
Hats & Red Lips Ladies Event
A glamorous women's Day eventThe Wedding Hub
Come celebrate the beauty of woman and support women in need with an exclusive event for all ladies filled with lots of fun and excitement with a magnificent view.
There will be cake tasting, wine tasting, champagne, live entertainment, ladies beauty, arts & crafts market and much more.
They ask that you please bring along an old handbag with toiletries to donate to our Red Lips Project, supporting woman in need, anti-trafficking and the pink drive.
All attendees are to be in smart casual attire with a red lip and hat. You can expect to be entertained by a variety of talks and demonstrations. This one isn’t just for the ladies, so bring along your male friends too.
- R390 - Per person, includes the High Tea
- When: 9 August, 11am - 3pm
- Where: Monte de Dios, 80 Achilles St, Pretoria
- Full Event Info: Hats & Red Lips Ladies Event
Jagermeister presents Trancemicsoul Sessions
A Women's Day Event presented by JagermeisterTrancemicsoul
The Women’s Day Edition of the Trancemicsoul Sessions hosted by African Beer Emporium and Trancemicsoul is presented to you by Jägermeister and supported by Red Bull Studios.
With an incredible line up this Women’s Day edition is sure to have you dancing the afternoon away.
- When: 9 August, 12pm - 9pm
- Where: African Beer Emporium, 367 Helen Joseph Street
- Full Event Info: Jagermeister presents Trancemicsoul Sessions
Husks & Hops Food and Wine Festival
Copperleaf invite you to their food & wine festivalThe Source Pr & Events Management
The Husks & Hops Festival is an exclusive food and wine festival for the whole family! Indulge in Artisan Food, Boutique Wine, Craft Beer, Live Entertainment, Kids Activities. A glorious highveld winter's day of sun, family, food and wine.
- Early Bird Tickets are SOLD OUT
- R180 - Adult
- R80 - Kids u12
- R450 - VIP Adult
- R300 - Vip Kid u12
- When: 12 August, 10am - 5pm
- Where: Copperleaf Golf & Country Estate, Ernie Els Blvd, Centurion,
- Full Event Info: Husks & Hops Food and Wine Festival
Pump For Peace Pretoria with Karen Zoid, The Parlotones & more
A cycling event with a differenceThe Project Room
After a rocking launch in Lesotho, global sports and music upliftment initiative #pumpforpeace is hitting South Africa with a series of exciting outdoor benefit concerts, starting with Pretoria.
Headlined by iconic acts Karen Zoid and The Parlotones, the show will also feature Desmond & the Tutus, Tidal Waves, Black Cat Bones (Deboned) and The Sweet Resistance on the line-up.
- Early Bird - SOLD OUT
- R180 - General
- R100 - Kids u12
- Free - Kids u4
- R300 - Enduro Race Entry
- When: 12 August, 10am - 5pm
- Where: Wolwespruit Mountain Bike & Trail Park, 501 Jochemus St, Pretoria
- Full Event Info: Pump For Peace Pretoria with Karen Zoid, The Parlotones & more
Agora Festival Pretoria
The outdoor Agora FestivalAgora Festival
The simply amazing outdoor Agora Festival is back, not only that but they are planning something bigger than ever! There has been quite a bit of chatter but event organisers are keeping their plans a secret and will do a last minute announcement. For now these are the details we have.
- When: 25 August, 7pm - 2am
- Where: Voortrekker Monument & Nature Reserve, Eeufees Rd, Pretoria
- Full Event Info: Agora Festival Pretoria
Market @ The Sheds
Spread out on the lawn at the Market @ The ShedsMarket @ The Sheds
This monthly market attracts visitors from all across Pretoria, it is a family friendly market boasting many treats. There will be a variety of stalls available for your perusal as well as some live entertainment filling the air.
The market is aimed at showcasing and celebrating local food, art, music, fashion and design.
- R50 - Per person
- When: 26 August, 11am - 6pm
- Where: The Sheds, 381 Church St, Pretoria
- Full Event Info: Market @ The Sheds
Events In Durban - Top 10
Durban’s tropical climate is absolutely lovely all year, but this August the seaside city is alive with a buzz of excitement. From events that celebrate the women in your life to indoor soccer festivals, Durban has something for everyone.
Ladies Lunch with Clinique
A Women's Day Lunch with CliniqueClinique
The Beverly Hills invite you to come join them for an afternoon lunch, you can expect champagne, good company and gorgeous gifting celebrating Women’s Day with Clinique.
- R450 - Per person, includes lunch
- When: 3 August, 12pm
- Where: The Beverly Hills Hotel, 1 Lighthouse Rd, Umhlanga
- 031 561 2211
- Full Event Info: Ladies Lunch with Clinique
Indoor Soccer Tournament
Challenge yourself with this indoor soccer tournamentMerge Durban
Are you a soccer enthusiast? Even if you’re not, indoor soccer is for everyone. Merge is hosting an open to the public indoor soccer tournament with amazing prizes up for grabs.
Teams comprise of 5-7 members and subs, the games will be carefully monitored by trained referees ensuring a day of fair fun. Sign up as soon as possible as spaces are limited, to register click here.
- R200 - Per Team
- When: 3 August, 7pm - 10pm
- Where: Varsity College Westville Campus, 5 Ellis Rd, Durban
- Full Event Info: Indoor Soccer Tournament
I Heart Market - August
Shop for things made with loveI Heart Market
I Heart Market days at Moses Mabhida Stadium - it's all about good vibes, awesome food, hanging with family and friends, trips up the Skycar to see Durban in all it's glorious beauty and showing the love to our local makers and creators.
Support our thriving local, independent and talented creative community and be part of the #ishoplocal movement. This market is a family friendly affair and you are welcome to bring along your fur kids too.
- When: 5 August, 9am - 2pm
- Where: Moses Mabhida Stadium, 44 Masabalala Yengwa Ave, Stamford Hill, Durban
- Full Event Info: I Heart Market
Wedding Expo Durban
For all your wedding needs under one roofThe Wedding Expo
The Wedding Expo is the only event engaged couples need to attend to plan their wedding day! Everyone will be there with advice, products and services!
Don't miss the fabulous Fashion Theatre fashion show, the Make Me a Bride Makeovers, the Cake Challenge and the Bubbly Bar! Bring your groom, your Mom, your bridesmaid, there is something for everyone.
- R100 - Adult
- R30 - Kids (Ages 2-10)
- When: 5-6 August, 9am - 5pm
- Where: Durban Exhibition Centre
- Full Event Info: The Wedding Expo Durban
Women's Day High Tea
Luxury and opulence accompanied by teaThe Oyster Box
Celebrate Women’s Day with The Oyster Box. They have carefully planned a bashful Bubbles and Brie cheese-themed high tea buffet, along with their most famous sweet treats.
Paired with a couple of glasses of sparkling wine, this Women’s Day at The Oyster Box will be a lovely afternoon treat for the ladies.
- R450 - Per person
- When: 9 August, 2:30pm - 5pm
- Where: The Palm Court
- 031 514 5000
- Full Event Info: Women’s Day High Tea
Buco Umhlanga Food & Music Festival Ft. Matthew Mole
A music festival to celebrate womenUmhlanga Food & Music Festival
Join the Buco Umhlanga Food and Music Festival this coming Women's Day for a day filled with good food, great beer and even better music.
Bring your friends and family and enjoy a fun day out for everyone as we celebrate all the wonderful women in our lives! What to expect:
- Live Music
- SA's favourite craft beers
- G&T Garden
- Champagne and Wine tasting
- Tantalizing artisan food stalls
The event will not allow any outside food or drink being brought in, however they have fully catered options available to suit all tastebuds.
There will also be a variety of drinks from freshly brewed coffee to the finest wines in Durban, this promises to be a fun day out for the whole family.
- R100 - Presold
- R120 - On the Day
- When: 9 August, 12pm - 8pm
- Where: Chris Saunders Park, 2 Park Ln, Umhlanga
- Full Event Info: Buco Umhlanga Food & Music Festival Ft. Matthew Mole
A playground for deep house and techno loversForbidden Paradise
Forbidden Paradise, the first instalment of an enticing new outdoor event series. There will be a wide selection of food available from gourmet burgers to delicious doughnuts and everything in between.
This intimate experience unites us as one, as the journey sets in from dusk to dawn to create magical memories.
An adventure through the realms of time and grinding baselines. The pure essence of finding one's self through the power of love and music. A day/night party to stomp away to your heart’s content.
- R50 - Presold
- R60 - Before 6pm
- R80 - After 6pm
- When: 12 August, 4pm - 12am
- Where: Clover’s Rugby Club, 73 Jacko Jackson Dr, Stamford Hill, Durban
- Full Event Info: Forbidden Paradise
Yum at Origin
A celebration of everything coolBass City Productions
An event that needs no introduction makes a big return to the mighty Origin this coming August. If you didn’t know,Yum is a rad concept which aims to celebrate everything cool.
They will run drinks specials during the night. In the woodbar, R10 drinks and R10 shooters from 8pm - 10pm, with some fast draw 10 buck shooters available all night long. So stick around if you want to enjoy the full experience.
- When: 12 August, 8pm
- Where: Origin Nightclub, 9 Clark Rd, Bulwer, Berea
- Full Event Info: Yum at Origin
Wine Pairing with Remhoogte Wine Estate
Experience the soil, slopes and terroirMakaranga Garden Lodge
Join Maranga Garden Lodge for an exciting evening of gourmet cuisine carefully paired with wines from Remhoogte Wine Estate.
The estate would like people who drink their wines to experience the estate, their soils, their slopes, their vines and their terroir.
Come and enjoy an evening like no other, with tastefully selected wines that truly depict the care given to the grapes, from vine to palate.
- R280 - Per person
- When: 24 August, 7pm - 10pm
- Where: Makaranga Garden Lodge, 1 Igwababa Rd, Kloof
- 031 764 6616
- Full Event Info: Wine Pairing with Remhoogte Wine Estate
Emergency Service Awareness Day
Come and see how the pro's do itLaw Enforcement Foundation
Join the Law Enforcement Foundation at Crusaders Sports Grounds this August. Our Public Services will be showcasing their talents and awesome "toys" with static displays and active mock situations including a simulated hijacking and motor vehicle collision.
Don't miss out on another action packed day this year.
- When: 26 August 10am - 4pm
- Where: Crusaders Sports Grounds, 10 Ranleigh Crescent, Durban
- Full Event info: Emergency Service Awareness Day
Another year drawing to a close only means the parties get bigger and better, South Africa is in for a storm consisting of all kinds of wonderful, this August.
With so much fun to be had we can’t wait to see what September has in store.
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