Events in September 2018 | South Africa - Top 40
Events in September 2018 | South Africa - Top 40
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Events in September 2018 | South Africa - Top 40
We've created a list of the best events happening this September 2018, across SA’s biggest cities. Festivals & Concerts, Nightlife, Live Music, Street Parties & Comedy Shows.
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Events in September 2018 | South Africa - Top 40

We've created a list of the best events happening this September 2018, across SA’s biggest cities. Festivals & Concerts, Nightlife, Live Music, Street Parties & Comedy Shows.
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Events in September 2018 | South Africa - Top 40
We've created a list of the best events happening this September 2018, across SA’s biggest cities. Festivals & Concerts, Nightlife, Live Music, Street Parties & Comedy Shows.

This September is jam packed with events and activities for the entire family, from markets just for the kids to after dark events that really take things up a notch.

Don't forget to check what’s happening in Cape Town, Joburg, Pretoria & Durban Today

Quick JumpCape Town🌟Vibescout Top Pick🌟 Solarjunction ft Lotech [DBN], Stab Virus, Tommy GunSpiltMilk 2018 x Modular Official After PartyStreet Food Festival 2018: Cape TownTable Mountain Challenge 2018Toybox 2018Into The Wild | Moon Child ft. Jossie Telch, Earthogen, CoexistCanvas Cape Town Craft Spirits FestivalBrandewyn & Boerewors FeesBlood Brothers 2018 - Cape TownHeritage Day Party at Heritage SquareThe Mexican FestivalTOPS at SPAR Bierfest Cape TownJoburgHuawei Joburg Day 2018Manhattan Children's Section - Festival Of MotoringBark Out Loud with Woodrock Animal Rescue at Parkers ComedyFNB JoburgArtFair 2018Heritage Day Unity FestivalRed Bull Box Cart 2018Brochella presents The Narrow, Knave & moreFNB Joburg 10K CityRunFitch And Leedes presents The Gin And Rum Social GardenDreamcode feat. Aura Vortex (BRA)World Heart Day Fun Run / WalkDurbanAmnesia - The Warehouse Rave ProjectBubbles, Beer & BurgersTLC with SWV and Dru HillDubane Spring Break2018 Durban & Coast SPCA Trail RunDurban Vegan Festival 2018My Big Fat Greek Food FestivalDurban Street Food Festival 2018 Day & Night FeastCorona Sunsets Festival - DurbanPretoriaBeach Bar Bday BashFamily Fun DayPark Acoustics & Pringles presents Spoegwolf, Aking & Grassy SparkDiscovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk 2018Hazel Food Market - Night MarketEpic Hangout MarketThe Original Oktoberfest in Pretoria 2018The Foam Run SA - PretoriaKids See GhostsFamily Braai Day 2018Budweiser presents Lentedag 2018

Cape Town

The official start of spring is upon us, and the city that never sleeps is in no short supply of all things festive. From stomping to some techno beats to Heritage Day parties that help us remember where we come from. The city of Cape Town has all your needs covered.

Don’t forget to check out what’s happening in Cape Town today and this weekend.

🌟Vibescout Top Pick🌟

Solarjunction ft Lotech [DBN], Stab Virus, Tommy Gun

Solarjunction aims to bring together some of the most talented and experienced DJs in the industry to create a warm and vibrant night full of fun and dancing.


With the previous Solarjunction event having done so well and the with the immense experience between all of the artists, we are in for a treat of an event.

🎼Dj Line Up:

  • Lotech (Durban)
  • Stab Virus (Tenfold Agency)
  • Cody Meyer (Blue Room)
  • Tommy Gun (Vinyl)
  • Mudblood
  • Closure

As always there will be some massive drinks specials from 9pm - 11pm, so get there early to take full advantage.

🔥Get your tickets here!
  • Cost:
    • R80 - General Presold
    • R150 - VIP Presold
  • When: 14 September, 9pm - 4am
  • Venue: Reset, Cape Town
  • More Info: Solarjunction

SpiltMilk 2018 x Modular Official After Party

SpiltMilk and Mødular have partnered to host the official SpiltMilk 2018 afterparty.


Mødular is synonymous with the very best of techno culture and music in Cape Town and provides the ideal venue for attendees to continue dancing when the festival ends at midnight.

🎶DJ Line Up:

  • TBA

They have thought of everything and will be running shuttles to and from the venue between 10pm and 1am at a R20 per person rate.

Street Food Festival 2018: Cape Town

On a stick or in a bun, the annual Street Food Festival is back for the 5th time in 2018 to celebrate street food in its varied forms.

Following the success of previous years, this year's Street Food Festival will be expanding to include 10 days of festivities. Smaller pop-up events like food walks, and food movie screenings will lead up to the weekend market, dishing out all the good things visitors have come to expect: local food talent serving your crispy, saucy, fried or fresh pavement-favourites and live DJs spinning the soundtrack to the day.

🎤Entertainment Line Up:

  • Retro Rootz
  • Terrence Pearce
  • White Nite
  • Floyu

As always there’ll be an unmissable line-up of crate talks by local food entrepreneurs. Listen to talks by Dial-A-Koesister whose Sunday morning deliveries bring delicious warm koesisters to your door, Toast Ale who brew beer using unsold bread loaves and unused crusts, and Jeremey Barty, founder of Breadrev - an organisation built to uplift communities through artisan bread.

  • Cost:
    • R50 - One Day Pass
    • R80 - Weekend Pass
  • When:
    • 1 September, 5pm - 9pm
    • 2 September, 11am - 5pm
  • Venue: Cape Town Cruise Terminal, V&A Waterfront
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Table Mountain Challenge 2018

A full circumnavigation of this wonder of the Natural World, Cape Town's very own Table Mountain.

Endure the 44km on your own or be part of a duo team, with a wacky name to represent your spirit. The 44km solo is a UTMB qualifier!

Compulsory 🎒 Kit List:

  • Timing Chip - Can be rented for R10 or purchased for R50
  • Water - At least 1.5 litres
  • Food - An energy bar, snack , banana
  • Fully charged Cell Phone
  • Windbreaker - Waterproof jacket is compulsory if rain is expected.
  • Space Blanket

If you are taking part as a corporate team you will be allowed to set up a gazebo at the start/finish line.

Toybox 2018

Something new, something special and we all know that special somethings are even more special when shared. Well, that’s what Emile Hirsch said in that movie that one time, or something similar at least.


A toybox that isn’t absolutely brimming with entertainment is no toybox at all — but this one is overflowing. party goers can expect a vibrant and vibey, interactive and innovative, charming and enchanting experience at the TOYBOX.

📦Line Up:

  • Pete Oak (DEN)
  • Kyle Watson
  • Ryan Murgatroyd
  • Timo ODV
  • Strange Loving
  • STAB Virus
  • Mogey
  • Bróther
  • Dane Stirrat
  • Minx
  • IKON
  • Kilopascal DJ

Think: outlandish costumes, theatrical spectacles, otherworldly decor and live performances. Now imagine the warped fantasies you would normally find at the outermost fringes of your dreamscapes. Welcome to TOYBOX.

  • Cost:
    • R180 - Early Bird (SOLD OUT)
    • R200 - Phase 1 (SOLD OUT)
    • R250 - Phase 2
    • R300 - Phase 3
    • R350 - Phase 4
    • R10 000 - VIP Bungalow
  • When: 8 September, 12pm - 2am
  • Venue: Hillcrest Quarry, Somerset West
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Into The Wild | Moon Child ft. Jossie Telch, Earthogen, Coexist

As spring blooms giving way to new life, so shall Into The Wild be presenting a fresh experience to all you wildlings.

They have 3 international guests joining them for Moon Child, so you can expect a unique sonic journey, as well as the beautiful energy you have come to know at ITW, and as always to be surrounded by nature and friends.

🎵DJ Line Up:

  • Jossie Telch (Mexico)
  • Eartheogen (New Zealand)
  • Coexist (Israel)
  • Broken Toy
  • Geometric Flux
  • Deadbeat FM
  • Sacred Sun
  • Terrasoul
Please Note: Tickets for this event are limited, should tickets sell out prior to the event there will be no cash sales at the door.
  • Cost:
    • R290 - Phase 1
    • R320 - Phase 2
    • R350 - Final Phase
    • R150 - Shuttle from Sea Point Library at 12pm
    • R150 - Shuttle from Stellenbosch Courtyard Cafe at 12pm
  • When: 15 - 16 September, 12pm - 1am
  • Venue:
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Canvas Cape Town Craft Spirits Festival

From novice enthusiasts to the cocktail aficionados, the Craft Spirits Festival has something to please everyones palate.

Brandy lovers, tequila aficionados, gin guzzlers, rum radicals, vodka vixens and mixologists will be able to indulge their senses and shake up their day while mixing and mingling with all the guests and vendors as they celebrate all things spirit and cocktail.

This is your chance to taste craft-distilled spirits from all over the country. High end gin, rum, cognac, brandy, vodka, tequila and more awaits you!

Brandewyn & Boerewors Fees

The Brandewyn and Boerewors Festival will be held on the 22nd & 23rd of September 2018 at Hillcrest Quarry (Durbanville).

@DeLuxe Hub

If you missed the 2017 event, not to worry, after the success of the first B&B Fest, they have decided to have this year`s festival over the course of two days. Saturday will only be for adults (No Under 18`s), Sunday is a family day, with children under 12 free.This festival will only be getting better with more Brandy stalls, more braai options and more artists!

  • Cost:
    • R180 - General Access
  • When: 22 - 23 September
  • Venue: Hillcrest Quarry, Tygerberg Valley Rd, Durbanville
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Blood Brothers 2018 - Cape Town

This September, the 4th annual BLOOD BROTHERS return to the stage with the common goal of Rock ’n Rolling against cancer.

@Francois van Coke

2018’s line-up for South Africa’s elite supergroup has been meticulously selected, with old favourites being joined by some of the country’s most exciting, young songwriters and performers.

💿Line Up:

  • The Hellcats’ (Opening Act)
  • Francois van Coke (Fokofpolisiekar and Van Coke Kartel)
  • Hanu De Jong (The Narrow and Not My Dog)
  • Jason Oosthuizen (Lost&Found)
  • Jaco Mans (Coelecanth and Ex Tidal Waves)
  • Chris van der Walt (The BLACK CAT BONES, Boargazm and Vulvodynia)
  • Laudo Liebenberg (AKING)
  • Ard Matthews (JUST JINJER)
  • Jedd Kossew (Van Coke Kartel)
  • Adelle Nqeto

It is a great honour to have Hunter Kennedy joining the company of rock royalty by lending his pen to write a #BB2018 song and making sure that this campaign lives on in your playlist long after the performances have ended.

This year, this formidable heroic force will also be bracing stages in both Pretoria and Cape Town, performing the songs that brought each of them to fame, intertwined with songs that influenced their sound over the years. The 2018 setlist promises to be more diverse than previous years and fans will be introduced to a whole new side of the band.

@Blood Brothers

Experience the rare opportunity to witness 11 of our best local rockers together on one stage for 3 hours of non-stop Rock ’n Roll.

It is only with persistence, that our country’s rock heroes together with Vrede Foundation, will conquer this fight and be victorious in their quest to generate awareness regarding cancer and raise funds to provide financial aid to young South Africans with cancer. Unite with the multitude of warriors and buy your tickets today!

Heritage Day Party at Heritage Square

On the 23rd of September, we celebrate both the history and the future of this beautiful country. Heritage Square is on lock for said celebration, with HQ, Roast & Co, Cape Heritage Hotel and The Courtyard being transformed into a space for a South African-style soirée.


The line up is a mix of key local artists, bringing a diverse range of Proudly South African musical flair.

Line Up:

  • Crazy White Boy
  • Goodluck (DJ)
  • Apple Gule (Songwriter)
  • Chris De Vos (DJ)
  • Anthea Scholtz (DJ)
  • Funky G (DJ)
  • Leyton Lee (DJ)
  • Gio Ricca (DJ)

Expect African face painters, dancers, percussionists, live artists and many more local additions to this Heritage Day event to make it something fresh for Cape Town.

  • Cost:
    • R120 - General Admission
    • R350 - HQ Dinner Ticket
    • R350 - Dinner tickets Roast & Co
  • When: 23 September from 4pm
  • Venue: HQ, Shortmarket St, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Event

The Mexican Festival

An event showcase that is set around Mexican food and drinks. Nachos, Tacos and Margaritas are all on display for you to taste and enjoy while sharing the Mexican theme and music.


They have created this event to bring all the favourites from Mexican cuisine to you in Cape Town. Celebrate guacamole with sombreros and salsa. The venue looks up at Table Mountain where families and foodies can enjoy a fun environment. The event has a dedicated Food Zone, a Chef Menu and Showcase, Dedicated Kids Zone, Tequila Experience, Beer Garden, a Cocktail Bar, an Interactive Zone and more.

The Giving Back initiative is all about making a positive impact. They have decided that 5% of each event ticket sold goes to charity, more information to follow soon.

Please Note: No tickets will be sold at the door!
  • Cost:
    • R195 - Early Bird
    • R245 - Normal Bird
    • R295 - Late Bird
    • R75 - Kids u18
  • When: 28 September, 6pm - 10pm
  • Venue: Jan van Riebeeck High School Sports Field, Cape Town
  • More Info: The Mexican Festival

TOPS at SPAR Bierfest Cape Town

TOPS at SPAR Bierfest presented by Cape Brewing Co. is coming to you again in 2018 at GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World!

Bootiful biers, friendly frauleins, beefy barmen, mouth-watering Bavarian food, ze Oompah band UND ze kings of live music mash-up... The Rockerfellas! An experience you will not forget to remember! Brought to you by our media partner Weekend Argus.

  • Cost: From R175 - R1175
  • When: 28 - 29 September
  • Venue: Grand West Casino and Entertainment World, 1 jakes Gerwel Dr, Goodwood
  • More Info: Facebook Event


The weather might be a bit of a downer with the return of all this moisture in the air, but the City of Gold has plenty of hot events to keep you going.

From festivals catering to the little ones to, trail runs to get your blood pumping and drinking affairs that will leave lasting memories, Joburg has it all!

Don’t forget to check out what’s happening in Joburg today and this weekend.

Huawei Joburg Day 2018

Huawei Joburg Day is what every music festival wishes it could be. 20 000 die-hard fans, ONE stage, and party-anthem after party-anthem from SA’s biggest hitmakers, award-winners and chart dominators.

Spring Day’s sorted. Get your tickets to Joburg’s favourite music festival.

Line Up:

  • Shekhinah
  • Jeremy Loops
  • DJ Maphorisa
  • The Parlotones
  • AKA
  • Goodluck
  • Mafikizolo
  • DJ Kent
  • Goldfish
  • Prince Kaybee
  • Lady Zamar
  • Gangs Of Ballet

There will be a cash bar available for the duration of the event as well as an exclusive VIP area featuring a bedouin tent, charging station, private ablution facilities and much much more to ensure you are feeling like a very important person indeed!

  • Cost:
    • R350 - General Admission
    • R947 - VIP
  • When: 1 September, 9am - 9pm
  • Venue: Crocodile Creek Polo Club, Botasdal Farm, Lanseria
  • More Info: Huawei Joburg Day 2018

Manhattan Children's Section - Festival Of Motoring

The Festival of Motoring will take place from 31st of August to the 2nd of September, calling on all petrol heads, this one is for you!

Festival of Motoring is South Africa's largest and most exciting motoring and lifestyle event. Smell, feel, touch and experience all the leading manufactures with this unique and interactive event.

Enjoy fast laps around the world renowned Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit as well as a dedicated track for the public to experience self-drive interaction. There will be loads of interactivity and fun activations all day including kids zones, wine and picnic areas and loads more. The show appeals to all senses. The ONLY National Auto Show in South Africa!

This year Manhattan Sweets have dedicated an entire area for the kids of these torque pushers. While the car fanatics take in their fill of show and shine the kids can enjoy a fully dedicated kids section.

There will be plenty for kids of all ages to do, from experiencing the Manhattan hot air balloon, to arts and crafts and an opportunity to create a lasting memory with your mum in their #realsweetmoments photo booth!

  • Cost:
    • R200 - Adults u20 yrs
    • R175 - Adults
    • R50 - Kids u12 yrs
    • R525 - Weekend Pass
  • When: 31 August - 2 September, From 9am
  • Venue: Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, Midrand
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Bark Out Loud with Woodrock Animal Rescue at Parkers Comedy

Currently, Woodrock Animal Rescue has more animals being surrendered to them than animals being adopted from; this is no laughing matter. They would, however, love to give you something to laugh about!

@Woodrock Animal Rescue

Come and join Woodrock Animal Rescue for an evening filled with humour and entertainment at Parkers Comedy and Jive, MonteCasino, on the 5th of September 2018. Tickets are only R150 per person, and all funds will go to Woodrock Animal Rescue. Food and beverages will be available at Parkers Comedy at your own cost.

Not only will you BARK out loud at our wonderful line up; but there are also ‘pawmazing’ raffles, auctions and spot prizes up for grabs! They’re not kitten you. Get your tails there!

FNB JoburgArtFair 2018

Since 2008, FNB JoburgArtFair has hosted over 200 galleries, non-profits and institutions at the art fair.

@FNB Joburg Art Fair

The focus this year is celebration; celebrating the galleries who have grown with the fair, the artists who drive the discourse, the patrons who have unwaveringly supported us and the audience whose curiosity has only grown with the fair. They look forward to what will be a truly special edition of FNB JoburgArtFair.

  • Cost:
    • R125 - Single Day
    • R250 - Weekend Pass
    • R170 - 2017 Catalogue
    • R220 - 2018 Catalogue
  • When: 7 - 9 September, From 11am
  • Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, 161 Maude St, Gauteng
  • More Info: FNB JoburgArtFair 2018

Heritage Day Unity Festival

Promoting social cohesion through Heritage and music. Celebrating our diversity.

@Heritage UNITY Festival

Music Festival, Cultural Exchange, Indigenous Food Fest, Fashion Show, Car Show, Battle of the DJ's and more. Remember to dress to impress!

  • Cost:
    • R200 - General Admission
    • R500 - VIP
    • R100 - Coolerbox
  • When: 15 - 16 September, 10am - 12am
  • Venue: Mary Fitzgerald Square, Johannesburg
  • More Info: Heritage Day Unity Festival

Red Bull Box Cart 2018

Red Bull Box Cart Race is a global event for amateur drivers racing homemade soapbox crafts.

@Red Bull Event

Each hand-made machine is fuelled by creativity and competitive fun - not to mention the need for speed. This unique non-motorised racing event challenges both experienced racers and amateurs alike to design and build outrageous, human-powered soapbox dream machines and compete against the clock in a downhill race.

Red Bull has held more than 100 box cart races around the world since the first one in Brussels in the year 2000 – from Australia to South Africa, Helsinki to St. Louis, Jamaica to Italy.

South Africa's most innovative and witty teams will race each other down the twists and turns of Sandton Drive in Johannesburg on the 16th of September 2018 - come and watch history being made! Brochella presents The Narrow, Knave and more.

Brochella presents The Narrow, Knave & more

Friday the 21st of September 2018 will see The Narrow and Knave take the stage at Johannesburg’s premier rock venue, Rumours Rock City.


The Narrow will be performing at Rumours for the first time in five years and it will be their debut performance at the revamped venue in Cresta, Johannesburg. Knave will be making their much anticipated return to the stage after a lengthy hiatus for one show only as well as their debut at Rumours Rock City.

🎵Line Up:

  • Hiraeth
  • New Skyline Fire
  • I Believe In Giants
  • Kanve
  • The Narrow

Joining The Narrow and Knave on the night will be pop punk titans I Believe In Giants, hard rock outfit New Skyline Fire and progressive metal act Hiraeth. In association with LW Mag, New Hope Clothing, and Rumours Rock City.

FNB Joburg 10K CityRun

FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN celebrates the sizzling city that is the beating heart and soul of South Africa.

In recent years downtown Joburg has been revitalised and now it’s your turn to play a role in drawing attention to this historical, heavyweight African city. Joburg is an eclectic mix of minds and bodies, become a part of that melting as you explore the inner city on foot.

Fitch And Leedes presents The Gin And Rum Social Garden

Fitch and Leedes are proud to present the gin and rum social garden, promoting South African gins and rums alongside recognised global brands.


Visitors can expect the best gins and rums in the country, themed bars, live entertainment with a great view of the city and, of course, succulent street foods!

Dreamcode feat. Aura Vortex (BRA)World Heart Day Fun Run / Walk

Welcome to a new world where fantasy rules over reality with a 14 hour open air day-into-night experience.


Expect fresh audio and visual treats to tickle the senses against a the backdrop of a beautiful outdoor space on your doorstep! A new experience, an uncharted trip into a dream unknown.

You can expect a beautiful open air venue, swimming pool, high quality sound system, psychedelic eye candy, some of the world's finest beats, food stalls and a fully stocked bar and secure parking.


Durban is all about its heritage this September, from heritage day big bashes to long weekends sipping wine and enjoying the finer things in life, Durban sure knows how to party.

Don’t forget to check out what’s happening in Durban today and this weekend.

Amnesia - The Warehouse Rave Project

Durban is set to come alive to the sound of the underground as Amnesia: Chapter 1, the biggest rave party in SA, gets ready to rock.


Durban are you ready for the RAVE revolution?

🎤Line Up:

  • Psyco Keaton (CPT)
  • Ralph Destruct
  • Overload
  • Phyr Foxx
  • Quasimodo
  • Sique Bass
  • Lee Who
  • Psyborg
  • Uncle Paul
  • Mechanical Chords (CPT)

This is set to be the first chapter of one of the biggest rave party's South Africa has seen, chapter 2 will take place in Joburg and 3 in Cape Town.

  • Cost:
    • R100 - Before 10pm
    • R150 - Thereafter
  • When: 1 September, from 9pm
  • Venue: The Werehouse, 82 Hunter St, Durban
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Bubbles, Beer & Burgers

Celebrating live music, bubbles, beer and burgers in true South African fashion.

@Bubbles, Beer & Burgers

Join them for an enjoyable day of good music, relaxing conversations and tantalised taste buds. There will be live entertainment to keep you busy all day.

🎶Line Up:

  • Stone Palace
  • Roachy and the Rock Roaches
  • The North & South
  • Easy Freak
  • Matt Gardiner
  • Black Whiskey
  • Perez
  • Josh Wantie
  • Veranda Panda

A wide variety of local beer, bubblicious sparkling wines, mouth-watering food stuffs and soothing sound waves will entertain you for the day.

  • Cost:
    • R160 - Early Bird (Limited)
    • R210 - Online
    • R230 - At the Door
  • When: 1 September, 12pm - 10pm
  • Venue: Northwood Crusaders Sports Club, 10 Ranleigh Crs, Durban
  • More Info: Bubbles, Beer & Burgers

TLC with SWV and Dru Hill

See TLC perform live alongside some of South Africa's very own stars in the making!

@TLC Army

TLC is an American girl group whose repertoire spans R&B, hip hop, soul, funk and new jack swing. TLC originally comprised singer Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, rapper Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes and singer Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas. The group was very successful in the 1990s and early 2000s in spite of numerous spats with the law, each other, and the group's record label.

  • Cost: From R550 - R1500
  • When: 2 September, 6pm - 11pm
  • Venue: Kings Park Stadium, M12 & Jacko Jackson Dr, Durban
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Dubane Spring Break2018

Dubane Spring Break is set to dock at uShaka Marine World this September. Come out and celebrate all things spring along with the residents of uShaka.

@uShaka Marine World

The artist lineup is going to knock your socks off, and organisers are keeping mum about it right now.

  • Cost:
    • R179 - Regular Early Bird
    • R380 - VIP
  • When: 8 September, 9am - 9pm
  • Venue: uShaka Marine World, 1 Bell St, Durban
  • More Info: Dubane Spring Break2018

Durban & Coast SPCA Trail Run

Join the Durban SPCA for their annual trail run, compete in either the 5km, 14km or 22km run for charity!

There will be various watering holes littered throughout the route, at 14km and 22km marks. Food and drinks will be available for sale as well as prizes awarded on the day! This day promises to be a great physical outing for the whole family.

  • Cost:
    • R80 - R100 , 5kms
    • R130 - R150 , 14kms
    • R160 - R180 , 22kms
  • When: 9 September, 6am - 11am
  • Venue: SPCA Durban, 2 Willowfield Crs Springfield Park, Durban
  • More Info: 2018 Durban & Coast SPCA Trail Run

Durban Vegan Festival 2018

The Durban Vegan Festival is a family friendly affair where zero animals were harmed to bring you all sorts of tasty treats!

@Durban Vegan Festival‎

The kids will be fully catered for with a designated kids play area featuring jumping castles and much more. Expect great vegan food, live music and of course lots of beverages.

  • Cost:
    • Free - Kids u16 yrs
    • R30 - per person
  • When: 16 September, From 9am
  • Venue: TBA Durban
  • More Info: Facebook Event

My Big Fat Greek Food Festival

You are invited to come out and sample all things Greek, with the fabulously titled "My Big Fat Greek Food Festival."

@Hellenic KwaZulu-Natal

There will be secure parking available directly opposite the festival and entrance to the market is free of charge. Sample locally made Tzatziki or Moussaka made with fresh aubergines.

Durban Street Food Festival 2018 Day & Night Feast

Durban's most exciting and diverse Food and Lifestyle festival returns this September.

@Durban Street Food Festival

This Spring, take the culinary experience of the city back! Experience the melting pot of flavours, cultures, sounds, and sights that made Durban the cosmopolitan smorgasbord it is today.

While you tease your tastebuds with African, Indian, Asian and other mouthwatering flavours, enjoy the sumptuous sounds of the finest local musical talent, with live musicians by day and DJ's to heat things up when the sun goes down.

Laugh with your mouth full as you’re entertained, and get your grubby paws on the future of fashion by the city’s chicest young designers. Family fun for a full belly, with a spoonful of giggles and a pinch of wiggles for good measure, let Durban Street Food Festival serve up the entrée you’ve been waiting for!

  • Cost:
    • R15 - Early Bird Day Pass (Limited)
    • R30 - Early Bird Full Pass (Limited)
    • Free - Kids u12 yrs
  • When: 28 - 30 September, 5:30pm - 11pm
  • Venue: Umhlanga Rocks Mall, 189 Umhlanga Rocks
  • More Info: Durban Street Food Festival

Corona Sunsets Festival - Durban

Corona SunSets Festival is bringing the magic of the setting sun to Durban.

This year’s line-up offers an unforgettable musical experience, that perfectly compliments the splendour of the setting sun.

💿Entertainment Line up:

  • Robin Schulz
  • Lady Zamar
  • Benny Maverick
  • Matthew Mole
  • Tresor
  • Black Motion
  • Bhashkar

Experience the beauty of a perfect sunset at the spectacular Shongweni Club, located amongst the gorgeous greenery of Hillcrest.

  • Cost:
    • R200 - Early Bird (SOLD OUT)
    • R300 - Phase 1
    • R400 - Final Phase
    • R500 - VIP Early Bird (SOLD OUT)
    • R600 - VIP Final Phase
  • When: 29 - 30 September, 12pm - 12am
  • Venue: Shongweni Club, Hillcrest, Durban
  • More Info: Facebook Event


There is no better time of the year to visit Pretoria. With the Jacaranda trees in full bloom, the city streets are lined with purple blossoms. Pretoria is celebrating the arrival of spring in a big way with the annual Jacaranda Spring Walk and beer festivals that hold a special place in our hearts.

Don’t forget to check out what’s happening in Pretoria today and this weekend.

Beach Bar Bday Bash

Save the date! The first of September is the annual Birthday bash of the much loved At The Beach pub.

@At The Beach

This year At The Beach would have successfully made one orbital rotation around the sun and have invited you to celebrate this big day with them. This promises to be a birthday party like Pretoria has never seen before.

Family Fun Day

Morula Resort invites you to come out and celebrate Spring with them on their Family Fun Day!

@Morula Resorts

You can expect a day of fun in the sun with dance competitions, face painting, quad bikes, foam machines, water slides, jumping castles and the sort after Mrs & Mr Morula Spring competition.

  • Cost:
    • R50 - Children
    • Free - Adults
  • When: 1 September, 10am - 11pm
  • Venue: Morula Resorts, Lucas Mangope Rd, Mabopane Unit U.
  • More Info: Family Fun Day

Park Acoustics & Pringles presents Spoegwolf, Aking & Grassy Spark

Park Acoustics and Pringles proudly presents Parks Spring Edition with Spoegwolf, Aking, Grassy Spark and more!!

2018 felt like an exceptional cold winter and for that reason they're going BIG and celebrating the change of seasons with an all star line up featuring Spoegwolf, Aking, Grassy Spark, Bad Peter, Charlie Finch and Half 'n Half.

Comedy will keep a smile on your face (until Monday morning) with Robby Collins, Vittorio Leonardi and Gilli Apter.

Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk 2018

It’s time to unfreeze. To get moving again. To walk. Run. Have fun with the kids. Loosen up. Get fitter.

Get to Loftus Versfeld on 8 September 2018 from 8am for this year’s Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk

🎶Entertainment Line Up:

  • Prime Circle
  • Rugby Screening, Springboks vs Wallabies
  • Face Painting (For the kids, and bigger kids if they choose to)

If you’re in the mood for some safe, family-friendly, fitness-focused fun, get started on getting your family out of hibernation. Warm up your hands. And register for this year’s Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk.

Hazel Food Market - Night Market

Imagine an evening under the stars surrounded by a bustle of food stalls selling interesting and exotic food that make your taste buds quiver.

@Hazel Food Market

It’s a place where you can relax outdoors and choose the food you’d like to eat, a place where variety is the order of the day. A variety of artisan beers, wine and cocktails will also be available.

  • Cost: FREE
  • When: 8 September, 5pm - 9pm
  • Venue: Hazel Food Market, Greenlyn Village C/o Thomas Edison & Mackenzie, Pretoria
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Epic Hangout Market

It's that epic time of the year again!


Bring your dancing shoes, picnic blankets, camping chairs, coolerboxes and join Morula for a fun day under the sun. There will be live entertainment, a pool area, a kiddies area, a lawn area perfect for a picnic and stalls selling the best of clothes, accessories, and so much more.

Please Note: No Food or Alcohol will be sold at the venue.
  • Cost:
    • R50 - At the Gate
    • R20 - Entrance to Pool Area
    • R100 - Coolerbox (No Glass Bottles, Cans Only)
    • R150 - Stall Fee (Includes Table and Chairs)
  • When: 8 - 9 September, 1pm - 2am
  • Venue: Morula Resorts, Lucas Mangope Rd, Mabopane Unit U.
  • More Info: Epic Hangout Market

The Original Oktoberfest in Pretoria 2018

The Oktoberfest at the German International School in Pretoria is South Africa's original Oktoberfest and a fundraiser for the school. Over 10 000 people celebrate in true German tradition under African skies every year in September.

@Das Oktoberfest in Pretoria

Join them at the 42nd Oktoberfest at the Deutsche Internationale Schule Pretoria this September 2018. The Oktoberfest gives you the opportunity to experience true German hospitality with your family, friends, colleagues or clients.

Taste Germany with Eisbein, Kassler, Bockwurst and a cold draught, hear Germany with the Bayern Stürmer Oompah band, flown in especially for the Oktoberfest, and celebrate Germany in the company of traditionally dressed ladies in Dirndl and gents in Lederhosen.

  • Cost:
    • Friday 14 September
      • R100 - General
      • R200 - VIP
      • R275 - Family Package (2 Adults + 3 Kids u17 yrs)
      • R60 - Pensioner
    • Saturday 15 September
      • R120 - General
      • R340 - Family Package (2 Adults + 3 Kids u17 yrs)
      • R60 - Pensioner
  • When: 13 - 15 September, 5pm - 11:30pm
  • Venue: Deutsche Internationale Schule Pretoria
  • More Info: Facebook Event

The Foam Run SA - Pretoria

There is no doubt that the #FoamRun5k is going to be the most exciting run you've ever been on! Billions of bubbles, coloured foam, and music to keep you on your toes!

@The Foam Run SA

Runners will receive access to the epic finish festival. Your ticket includes an official Foam Run t-shirt, runners headband, foam run glasses and of course plenty of bubbles. There will also be awesome performances for all ages.

NB: If you are purchasing 4 tickets or more please use coupon code “BUBBLE” to receive a discount.
  • Cost:
    • R185 - Early Bird (SOLD OUT)
    • R170 - Early Bird Groups 4-10 (SOLD OUT)
    • R225 - Normal Ticket (Glasses not included)
    • R270 - Late Entry (At The Gate, Glasses not included)
    • FREE - Kids u10 yrs (Registration is still required)
    • R40 - Kids u10 yrs (No Registration)
  • When: 15 September, 10am
  • Venue: Maragon Mooikloof, 652 Elandstreet, Pretoria
  • More Info: The Foam Run SA

Kids See Ghosts

Arcade Empire and Go Big Or Go home Events Presents "Kids see ghosts".

@Arcade Empire

On the cards for the night they have an array of treats, from the incredible line up to the amazing sound system, Arcade Empire is the place to be this September.

🎼Line Up:

  • Chunda Munki
  • Nache
  • Answr
  • Brandless x B3atgrid
  • Double Hustle

There is a dress code for this one, strictly dressed in all black only! Drink specials will keep you lubricated with dbl Vodka Redbull for R50 or two dbl Richeluei for R52 to name a few!

  • Cost:
    • R60 - Online
  • When: 21 September, 7pm - 2am
  • Venue: Arcade Empire, 265 The Highway St, Pretoria
  • More Info: Kids See Ghosts

Family Braai Day 2018

ToroEla Promotions in partnership with Pretoria Botanical Garden are back to present another fun filled Family event in time for spring.

@ToroEla Promotions

With the backdrop of the stunning Pretoria Botanical Garden this day promises all things wonderful. More details are to be announced soon, so stay tuned to keep in the know!

  • Cost: TBA
  • When: 23 September, 10am - 8pm
  • Venue: Pretoria National Botanical Garden, Pretoria
  • More Info: Family Braai Day 2018

Budweiser presents Lentedag 2018

It's a great pleasure to welcome everyone to the 16th annual Lentedag Festival. From humble beginnings as a small res get together, Lentedag has grown into the biggest one day student festival in Pretoria!!

Expect 3 live music stages with bands and DJ's, beer bong olympics, festival games, multiple bars, cheap drinks, lots of activations and freebies, water toys, game park, FREE bus shuttles & more!!

💿Line Up:

  • Half 'n Half
  • Nic Preen
  • Shane Eagle
  • Matthew Mole
  • Karen Zoid
  • Van Platzen & Early B
  • Guy Herman
  • Weston & Engine
  • Trancemicsoul
  • Cinimin
  • Vimo

Lentedag is the authentic Springday as we all know it. They have 15 x 70 seater buses running on the day from Aandklas Hatfield (cnr of Prospect & Hilda str) to the Pretoria National Botanical Garden and back every 10 minutes. It's absolutely FREE of charge.

NB: Proof of Identification required for entrance. There will be no pass outs at this event.

With spring setting the tone for the arrival of the biggest party season in South Africa, we can't wait to see what October has in store!

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