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Events in September 2019 | South Africa - Top 40 

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Events in September 2019 | South Africa - Top 40
We've created a list of the best events happening this September 2019 across SA’s biggest cities. Festivals & Concerts, Nightlife, Live Music, Street Parties & Comedy Shows.
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Events in September 2019 | South Africa - Top 40

We've created a list of the best events happening this September 2019 across SA’s biggest cities. Festivals & Concerts, Nightlife, Live Music, Street Parties & Comedy Shows.
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Events in September 2019 | South Africa - Top 40
We've created a list of the best events happening this September 2019 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 TownThe Final Quest | Cape Town 2019Love in the City | Open Air w. Julian Wassermann (GER)Goldswindler Presents Nick Warren & Friends (Cape Town)Sanlam Cape Town Marathon 42.2km 2019Earthdance Cape Town 2019The AfroFest 2019!National Braai Day Street2StripExtreme FestivalInto the Wild | Moon Child ft. MVMB & Martin Vice (DEN)SHUTTLESFitch & Leedes Gin & Tonic Festival Cape Town 2019JoburgKAMERS/Makers 2019 Joburg SpringJoburg DayPirate Fest JHBLiquid ParadiseThe Bermuda TriangleMr & Miss SparrowCaptain Bad's Pirate GamesThe Gypsy Part-Time PiratesBandidas Merch MarketRock Da $hades 8th Annual Spring Picnic AffairDithubaruba Cultural Festival 2019 [07 Sept 2019]Run For HopeThe Color Run GautengZoo Lake Family Braai Picnic & Color FestivalFNB Joburg 10K CityRunThe Sandy Land Getaway 2The Grand White Spring Picnic Soweto 2019PretoriaParks & Pringles presents Karen Zoid, Casper de Vries & friendsSAAF Air Show 2019Brooklyn Road Race 32km, 21.1km, 10km & 5km Fun RunLentedag 2019The Original Oktoberfest in Pretoria 2019Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk 2019Midstream SpringFestThe African Food FestivalAll Stars ConcertJeremy Loops Live in the Garden ft. Matthew MoleDurbanExtreme Bugs Exhibition, Westville Park Garden Durban, KZNI Heart Market - Spring SaleChocolate High TeaDubane Spring BreakDurban Street Food Festival 2019 Food and Music FeastThe Great Beer Run DurbanCorona Sunsets Festival - DurbanJeremy Loops: Old Mutual Music at the Lake

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 Gin & Tonic festivals. 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.

The Final Quest | Cape Town 2019

The final quest, the last chapter before the sun rises on Pirate Fest 2019 and the dawn of a new wave of rock n’ roll experiences that The Kraken is Alive intends to unleash in 2019 and beyond.

Cape Town called and Captain Renegade has answered! Gathering the Krew of the Kraken Hunter for one more night of rum and rock n’ roll, he’ll be arriving in the Mother City on the 5th of September at the head of a mighty armada led by American metalcore legends, Atreyu!

Line Up:

  • 7pm: Set for the Sky
  • 8pm: Treehouse Burning
  • 9pm: Zombies Ate my Girlfriend
  • 10:15pm ATREYU

You’ll get to see them live for the first time ever in South Africa before they head back to Johannesburg for the official Pirate Fest 2019 party on the 7th of September at Marks Park. Get your horns up, Acolytes! We’re coming to give you a taste of adventure, liberation and joy!

  • Cost:
    • R285 - Phase 1
    • R325 - Phase 2
    • R750 - VVIP (meet & greet)
  • When: 5 September, 6pm - 2am
  • Venue: Mercury Live, 43 De Villiers St, Zonnebloem
  • More Info: The Final Quest | Cape Town 2019

Love in the City | Open Air w. Julian Wassermann (GER)

Spring time calls for a season-opener where you can dance, feel, and connect.

With You Festival are excited to announce that we will be returning to the playground at the Castle of Good Hope for a second season full of music and joy.

Line Up:

  • Julian Wassermann (GER)
  • Bruno Morphet
  • Elleven
  • Paz Shina LIVE
  • Blanka Mazimela LIVE
  • Audiojerk
  • Karoo
  • Sacred Sun

With You presents Love in the City | Open Air, a space where self expression flourishes, music is the focus, and friends can be made across the dance floor.

All proceeds are donated to our charity the Crawford AFM Church.

Please Note: R10 - Parking Levy
  • Cost:
    • R200 - Phase 1 SOLD OUT
    • R250 - Phase 2
  • When: 7-8 September, 2pm - 2am
  • Venue: Darling St & Buitenkant St, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Goldswindler Presents Nick Warren & Friends (Cape Town)

...on the back of September 2018’s GU Artist Series show with Dave Seaman, Goldswindler are proud to announce that Nick Warren will be playing an extended set for the Cape Town massive at “Reset Club” with it’s unbeatable quad Funktion One sound system on Friday the 13th September 2019...

On the back of sell out gigs across the world, notably belting out his more progressive journey sets at Rainbow Serpent, Amsterdam Dance Event, his own brand of Soundgarden Parties and many more, Nick is flying in to play at one of our limited numbers parties.

Nick is at the top of his game, touring the world with his arch companion Hernan Cattaneo and delivering to massive dance floors, this intimate limited numbers party is a rare occasion for a DJ of his status.

They have also, very carefully, selected 2 pioneers of the Cape Town electronic music scene to build the perfect lineup to support Nick and deliver a journey of music for this special party.

Line Up:

  • Nick Warren
  • Dino Moran & Faadil
  • Dave Irish
  • DJ Miss Creamer
  • Alexey Sonar (Moscow)

They are are honoured that these power houses have accepted to join Goldswindler for this one!

Sanlam Cape Town Marathon 42.2km 2019

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon (42.2km) is a prestigious global city race open to a range of running enthusiasts from elite athletes to social runners. Along the spectacular route, you will take in the famous natural beauty of Cape Town’s mountains and seas, as well as many of the city’s great attractions. The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is home to ASA Marathon Championships.

Running the marathon is unique way to experience the gorgeous highlights and the vibrant spirit of one of Africa’s most visited and most celebrated city. It is an ideal race both for athletes who aim to achieve fast times, and for first-timers who want to finish their inaugural marathon.

The route for the 2019 Sanlam Cape Town marathon@Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

The route is wheelchair-friendly, and the 6 hour 30 minute cut-off time can accommodate the social runner.

  • Cost: Enter online here
  • When: 15 September, 6:40am - 1pm
  • Venue: Green Point, Cape Town
  • More Info: Sanlam Cape Town Marathon 42.2km 2019

Earthdance Cape Town 2019

Kogel Bay is the home of Earthdance this year!

Working with the Universal Theme of Collective Intelligence come together as One to celebrate our beautiful planet.

Line Up:

  • Phanatic (ISR)
  • Neuroplasm (UK
  • SmallTownFreakz (GER)
  • HEADROOM (Live retro set)
  • Deliriant
  • The Commercial Hippies
  • Dynamic Range
  • ScamAntrix
  • Josh Mac
  • Itone
  • Vox Libre
  • Dj Dolph - Crushharder
  • Dave Mac
  • Dj Bernz - Blacklite Records
  • Dave Irish
  • DJ Mark
  • Clockwise
  • DJ Absynth

Please join in for the Universal Prayer for Peace at 2am on Sunday morning.

More info will be announced soon!

Earthdance is a Charity Event, supporting an awesome local charity, Earthchild Project.

Earthdance is a Global outdoor music festival. Our message, Give Peace a Dance - Aims to inspire you to join in the spirit of promoting Peace through dance. Please remember these Ten Indian Commandments as you consciously party in the name of Peace.

  • Cost:
    • Early Bird: R380
    • Phase 1: R420
    • Phase 2: R460
  • When: 21 - 22 September, 9am - 5pm
  • Venue: Kogel Bay Resort, R44
  • More Info: Earthdance Cape Town 2019

The AfroFest 2019!

The Afrofest's third edition is here with plenty more to offer!!

The Afrofest is an annual decentralised festival that collaborates with local businesses, organisations, activators, and creatives all over the city, to put up an amazing festival during heritage weekend, all in celebration and appreciation of African Culture and Heritage!

Activities include live concerts, African food, art and craft exhibitions and workshops, film screenings, themed music parties, vinyl music parties, story-telling and poetry, and topic-specific discussions! Locations for this year include; CBD, Observatory, Langa, and Khayelitsha.

Get your tickets here -> Click here
  • Cost: R250 - All Access
  • When: 21-24 September
  • Venue: CBD, Observatory, Langa & Khayelitsha
  • More Info:

National Braai Day Street2Strip

Street2Strip is back! Join Killarney Raceway for the National Braai Day Street2Strip event on Heritage Day, Tuesday 24 September.

Gates open at 7:30am and racing starts at 10:00am. Pay at the gate: Entry is R80 per person - free if you're a Western Province Motor Club member, or if you are under 12 years old.

Open to street-legal cars and with the full timing system in use on the day, bragging rights are up for grabs for the fastest reaction time and actual race times. Hear the roar of the crowd as your times are announced by the commentators.

The event is also open, as a test session, to professional-level drag racers; Street2Strip and Drag testing entries at Gate No.1 from 9:00am to 12:00pm at R100 for non-members and R80 for club members.

If you are not competing, come and braai at the many braai spots along the drag strip or grab a takeaway and liquid refreshments from the New Pits Lounge or one of the food stalls, as we celebrate our petrolhead heritage with a day of family fun, including stalls, music, and a children's play area.

  • Cost:
    • R80 pp - Available at the gate
    • FREE - Kids u12 years
    • FREE - Western Province Motor Club members
  • When: 24 September, 10am - 4pm
  • Venue: Killarney International Raceway, 6 Potsdam Rd, Table View
  • More Info: National Braai Day Street2Strip

Extreme Festival

The Terry Moss Racing - Audi Team will be competing in the Premiere Global Touring Car series at Killarney.

Drivers for this oner are Simon Moss and Tschops Sipuka.

  • Cost: TBC
  • When: 27-28 September, 10am - 5pm
  • Venue: Killarney International Raceway, 6 Potsdam Rd, Table View
  • More Info: Extreme Festival

Into the Wild | Moon Child ft. MVMB & Martin Vice (DEN)

Moon Child is Into The Wild's first edition of the new season, and a wonderful opportunity to celebrate spring surrounded by nature and friends.

The venue for this edition is the Riverside Forest, a beautiful shaded forest next to a river in the green pastures of the west coast. Prepare to come alive between the trees once more.

Line Up:



Shuttles will leave at 12:00pm from Sea Point Library, and will return at the end of event the following morning. Tickets are available online from Quicket on the ticketing link.

  • Cost: R160 (Does not include festival ticket)
  • Shuttle Queries: Carmen 079 655 2077

'Next time you think of beautiful things, remember you are among those beautiful things' ✨🌺 Tickets for this event are limited, and should tickets sell out prior to the event there will be no cash sales at the door.

Fitch & Leedes Gin & Tonic Festival Cape Town 2019

Fitch & Leedes invites you to their annual Gin & Tonic Festival, this bespoke range of mixers are delicately carbonated and finely balanced - a perfect accompaniment to a top quality gin.

Expect artisanal food, local music, salivating garnishes and the very best Gin in South Africa! Grab your Festival Gin glass upon arrival and head to the cash loading station to load money onto a Howler card (the event is completely cashless - what a breeze!).

Once you have your Howler card sorted take a stroll through the various Gin bars where you can choose to purchase your Gins as either tasters, singles or double perfect serve G&Ts. Each Gin is perfectly paired with the freshest and finest garnishes to tantalise your tastebuds and compliment each individual Gin's botanicals.

Tickets include entry in to the event as well as a complimentary Festival Gin glass and a free Gin Taster.

  • Cost:
    • R160 - Early Bird
    • R180 - General Admission
    • R200 - Last Minute Ticket (At the Door - These tickets do not receive a festival Gin glass)
  • When: 28 September, 12pm - 8pm
  • Venue: The Lookout, V&A Waterfront, Granger bay
  • More Info: Fitch & Leedes Gin & Tonic Festival Cape Town 2019


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.

KAMERS/Makers 2019 Joburg Spring

By popular demand, SA's favourite 'up'-market will be back at the beautiful St John's College for a special Spring Celebration featuring 170 of the finest Makers.

Expect everything from handcrafted decor & fashion to artisan food & wine. What better way to shake off the winter blues? Presold tickets include a limited edition KAMERS/Makers shopper bag, magazine and Consol Glass Curvy water bottle to refill at purified water stations around the show.

  • Cost:
    • R70 - Online
    • R100 - At the Gate
    • R70 - Students and Pensioners
    • FREE - Kids u18 years
  • When: 1 September, 9am - 5pm
  • Venue: St John's College, St David Rd, Houghton Estate
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Joburg Day

Joburg Day are holding nothing back this September, and you are invited!

Hosted at the green Crocodile Creek Polo Club there will be plenty of room to shake your booty! The line up for this one includes: Locnville, Sho Madjozi, Nasty C, Moonchild Sanelly, PRince Kaybee, Jack Parrow, Goodluck, Crazy White Boy, AKA, Shekhinah, Lady Zamar, Riky Rick, DJ Maphorisa, Pascal & Pearce, Timo ODV, and more.

  • Cost: From R375 - R947
  • When: 7 September, 10am - 11:30pm
  • Venue: Crocodile Creek Polo Club, Botasdal Farm, Lenseria
  • More Info: Joburg Day

Pirate Fest JHB

Ever wanted to step foot on the Pirate Isles of Nassau ... make ya friend walk the plank on the edge of ya cutlass... drink grog and dance till yar heart bursts from its seams? Well, now you can!

Brought to you by The Sicario Effect, ‘The Kraken is Alive’ brand captures the spirit of benevolent rebellion and productive counter-culture by bringing you Pirate Fest; a themed music-and-alcohol experience set to ignite all the things we long to taste for in life … adventure, liberation and joy.

Held at Marks Park, Johannesburg, on 7 September 2019 and Mceed by South Africa’s eminent funny man Rob Van Vuuren, Pirate Fest is anchored by international Scottish Pirate Rockers ALESTORM and legendary American Metalcore Pioneers ATREYU. With support from local punk legends Tweak (reforming for their only show in 2019) and Fuzigish as well as SAMA Nominated Hellcats, Pirate Fest is an event meant to live on in infamy!

But, Pirate Fest is more than just a music festival. When the bands aren’t playing, there is plenty to explore and experience. Embrace your inner adventurer and lose yourself in one of the other cool experiences that Pirate Fest 2019 has to offer:

Liquid Paradise

A themed alcohol experience where you’ll be spoilt for choice with a wide range of alcohol to suit yo pirate drinking palates.

The Bermuda Triangle

Lose your hunger with a premium food offerings like no other.

Mr & Miss Sparrow

Enter or watch the main-stage Cosplay Contest with cool prizes up for grabs.

Captain Bad's Pirate Games

Hosted by Rob Van Vuuren, Acolytes can enter their Crews to wage battle for the ultimate honour – ‘A Raider of Fortune’, Pirate Fest’s greatest champions.

The Gypsy Part-Time Pirates

Like the gypsy forefathers of pirates past, the Part-Time Pirates travel around the festival regaling you with music, tales and ale.

Bandidas Merch Market

Pirates have come in many forms throughout history, from Vikings to Bandits to the Modern Marauders of today. The Bandidas Merch and Exhibition area houses all their precious loot, from official Pirate Fest merch to flash tattoos to insane gaming and audio specials and experiences.

Are you ready for Pirate Fest, South Africa? They are coming…
  • Cost:
    • R325 - Phase 2 | Powder Monkey (GA)
    • R565 - Phase 3 | Swashbuckler (VIP)
  • When: 7 September, 10am - 7pm
  • Venue: Marks Park Emmarentia, Judith Rd
  • More Info: Pirate Fest JHB

Rock Da $hades 8th Annual Spring Picnic Affair

Rock Da $hades 8th Annual Spring Picnic Affair in association with MTV Base.

The theme for this edition is white and denim, the line up is yet to be announced but organisers have let us know that there will be 2 dance floors to party the day away!

Dithubaruba Cultural Festival 2019 [07 Sept 2019]

The Dithubaruba Festival is a cultural experience showcasing traditional songs, regalia and more.

This experience will leave feeling at one with your African roots, browse stalls serving up traditional cuisine, crafts and exhibitions.

  • Cost:
    • R100 - At the Gate
  • When: 7-8 September, 9am
  • Venue: Moleps Sports Complex
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Run For Hope

Book your spot for this years Run For Hope.

This year we have teamed up with Discovery Vitality to support the CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation SA. So bring your friends and family to join you in this run for a good cause.

  • Cost:
    • R150 - 5km Adult
    • R75 - 5km Children u12 years
    • R195 - 7.5km Adult
    • R95 - 7.5km Children u12 years
  • When: 8 September, 7am - 9am
  • Venue: Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg
  • More Info: Run For Hope

The Color Run Gauteng

Pack the family, pack a snack and road trip to the happiest 5k run on the planet.

Your ticket gets you: a headband ready to save you from SHS (sweaty head syndrome), the official runners t-shirt, your very own bag of color powder to go clownin’ around with at the festival zone, 2 temporary happy tattoos, a race number (and pins!), entry to the finish festival and more!

They had so much fun last time around that they're bringing the rainbows back to Roosevelt High School, Emmarentia, Jozi for the only GP stop of 2019. Don't miss outwore every you are.

  • Cost:
    • From R50 - R250
  • When: 8 September, 10am - 12:30pm
  • Venue: Roosevelt High School, Thibault St, Roosevelt Park
  • More Info: The Color Run Gauteng

Zoo Lake Family Braai Picnic & Color Festival

Family Braai Picnic is South Africa’s Biggest Braai and Picnic travel event, an extraordinary movement that promotes family social activities and gatherings.

They aim host family braai picnics in every town across South Africa where kids can play games, dads, moms, grantparents, aunties and uncles re unite with each other. Young people from various backgrounds will have the opportunity to network over braai, drinks, music and non-toxic colour powder!

Everyone is welcome to the Family Braai Picnic, Colorful event on the 14th of Sept 2019 from 10am to 5pm. The event is a bring & braai picnic. So bring along your braai packs, picnic baskets, snacks, drinks, camp chairs, gazebo and anything else you think you’ll need for a day out in the park.

Your ticket includes: Braai Stands with coal, music, jumping castle, water slides, access to picnic area

  • Cost:
    • R10 - 50g Colour powder sachet
    • R20 - 100g Colour powder sachet
    • Early Bird Tickets (Available before 30th August)
      • R50 - Kids
      • R60 - Adults
      • R200 - Family / Group of 4
      • R380 - Family / Group of 8
    • Standard Tickets (Available after 30th August)
      • R70 - Kids
      • R80 - Adults
      • R260 - Family / Group of 4
      • R500 - Family / Group of 8
  • When: 14 September, 10am - 5pm
  • Venue: Zoo Lake, C/o Jan Smuts Ave & West World St, Parkview
  • More Info: Zoo Lake Family Braai Picnic & Color Festival

FNB Joburg 10K CityRun

Run your city, slow walk it or power walk it. Wys your city!

Run with the ladies, do it in stilettos. Slyza it. Sprint it. Do it in your tekkies. Do it with a team, run it in your shorts or suits - whatever you do run it your way!

  • Cost:
    • From R185 - R885
  • When: 24 September, 8am - 12pm
  • Venue: FNB Bank City
  • More Info: Facebook Event

The Sandy Land Getaway 2

Last year the first Sandy Land getaway was a success and was a sold out event.

This year again they are back at it. Sandy Land getaway is a full day trip to Sun City, one of the most instagrammable and most visited place in South Africa.

The road trip usually start early 7h00 sharp leaving park station in Joburg and a stop to the coolest craft village Cameleon village where you find all sort of African hand made products.

Arrival at Sun City is the beginning of the 2nd part of the journey. Your ticket covers the entrance to the resort and the valley of the waves as well as slides of all sort are waiting for you. Relax and have fun

For more info about Sun City click here
  • Cost:
    • R400 pp
  • When: 28 September, 8am
  • Venue: Parkstation, Johannesburg
  • More Info: Facebook Event

The Grand White Spring Picnic Soweto 2019

The Grand White Dinner celebrates its first Spring Picnic in 2019 - with an impressive entertainment program - there are plenty of surprises in store for you!

Spend an extraordinary afternoon and evening together with friends and family. The Grand White will without a doubt, once again be known as one of the most prestigious events in South Africa, come 2019!

An event where you arrive as strangers and leave as friends! During the course of the day, guests will enjoy each other's company; delicious food, live music, speeches, comedy, all kinds of entertainment and much, much more!

The event will take place come sun or rain, the show must go on. Please be prepared to cover against rain and cold evening. Please note that your own drinks are not allowed to be brought into the venue at all. Each ticket includes 1 Bottle 0,75l Haute Cabrière Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2017, which can be collected at the event.

There will a cash bar with a lot of different drink selections. Water 500ml is R5. You are more than welcome to bring your own food, but there will be 2 food trucks at the venue.

Please Note: Camping chairs and Hubbies are welcome!
  • Cost:
    • R50 - Secure Parking
    • R100 - General Access
    • R250 - Seated
    • R650 - VIP Lounge Seated
  • When: 28 September, 12pm - 11:59pm
  • Venue: GOG Gardens Soweto, R559 Zuurbekom Rd
  • More Info: The Grand White Spring Picnic Soweto 2019


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.

Parks & Pringles presents Karen Zoid, Casper de Vries & friends

Park Acoustics in partnership with Pringles proudly presents their spring edition with the legendary Karen Zoid along with Mr Cat & the Jackal, George Town, Jackal and the Wind, Little Ringo and Half 'n Half!

It's also a massive honour to welcome back one of SA's greatest comedians - Casper de Vries along with Hannes Brummer and Morgan Beatbox!

Line Up:

  • Little Ringo
  • Jackal & the Wind
  • Georgetown
  • Mr Cat & the Jackal
  • Karen Zoid
  • Half 'n Half
  • Casper de Vries
  • Hannes Brummer
  • Morgan Beatbox

Please note - No children between the age 13-17 will be allowed at the event. Proof of identification required, no copies, photo's or temporary documents. Also no glass is permitted into the festival area, please buy cans or decant into plastic bottles.

SAAF Air Show 2019

Learn what it takes to become a professional pilot with Lanseria Flight Centre Pilot Training Academy at the SAAF Airshow 2019 - exhibition for aviation enthusiasts FLYLFC.COM.

The SAAF Museum Airshow is designed to offer aviation enthusiasts,  aviation institutions and publications, the general public as well as current and former members of the SAAF an opportunity to reflect on  the memories and representations of history. Thus, the events will depict the evolution of military aviation from both static and flying conditions.

This event is for the whole family, so bring the kids, gran and grandpa, aunts and uncles and neighbours for one awesome day out!

  • Cost: TBA
  • When: 7 September, 8am - 4pm
  • Venue: Swartkops Air Show, Grahamstown Rd, Centurion
  • More Info: SAAF Air Show 2019

Brooklyn Road Race 32km, 21.1km, 10km & 5km Fun Run

Join the Brooklyn Road Race this September.

The races will begin at 5:30am with the fun run kicking off at 6:10am. There are loads of prizes to be won!

Lentedag 2019

Lentedag and Park Acoustics in collaboration with Budweiser proudly invites you to #Lentedag2019!

Pretoria's BIGGEST student festival is back with an even bigger line up, additional Silent Disco Dance Floor and a whole bunch of games and fun activities at the festival!!

As always, our bar prices will also be student friendly :-)

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

Line Up:

  • Half 'n Half
  • Ben Dey & the Concrete Lions
  • Van Pletzen & Early B
  • Desmond & the Tutus
  • Spoegwolf
  • Goodluck
  • Cornelius
  • Abby Nurock
  • Kyle Cassim
  • Chunda Munki
  • Niskerone
  • Dean L
  • Essential Groove
  • Tha Cutt
  • J Molley
  • Mutherf#kinhype
  • Atlanta

Lentedag is going cashless this year! Each festival goer will receive a cashless wristband, you can top op online to skip any queues and can sign up for automatic cash-out after the event. The value of each cashless wristband is R10 and is included in your ticket price.

They have 16 x 70 seater buses running on the day from Aandklas Hatfield (cnr of Prospect & Hilda str) to the Pretoria National Botanical Garden & back every 10 minutes. It's absolutely FREE of charge.

  • Cost:
    • R140 - Phase 1
    • R160 - Phase 2
    • R180 - Phase 3
    • R200 - Gate
  • When: 11 September, 10am - 6pm
  • Venue: Pretoria National Botanical Garden
  • More Info: Lentedag 2019

The Original Oktoberfest in Pretoria 2019

The Oktoberfest at the Deutsche Internationale Schule 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. This year from 12-14 September 2019!

Die Ottertaler Oompah band from Germany in the main tent and live music in the Biergarten. German and local draught and craft beer. Authentic German fare from Eisbein and Bratwurst to Schnitzel and traditional treats like Brezel and Lebkuchen. R130 000 in raffle prizes to be won including two Lufthansa German Airlines tickets.

It is a family-friendly event with entertainment for young and old. Easy access and safe parking. Experience real German hospitality by the parents, learners and school community. The original Oktoberfest, an authentic German experience.

  • Cost:
    • R80 - 13th September (Friday) General Access
    • R200 - 13th September (Friday) VIP
    • R60 - 13th September (Friday) Teenager (13 - 17 years)
    • R60 - 13th September (Friday) Pensioners
    • R80 - 14th September (Saturday) Early Bird
    • R100 - 14th September (Saturday) General Access
    • R60 - 14th September (Saturday) Teenager (13 - 17 years)
    • R60 - 14th September (Saturday) Pensioners
    • FREE - Kids u12 years
  • When: 12 - 14 September
  • Venue: Deutsche Internationale Schule Pretoria, 1 Deutsche Schule, 75 Simon Vermooten Rd
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk 2019

Leave your winter ways and spring back to life with the Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk!

All the routes explore the lush Jacaranda City and provide for all fitness levels including those who want to walk or run 5kms, 10kms and 15 km. The entry fee is R160, with under 16's and over 60's paying an entry fee of only R110. Babies and toddlers under 2 years can enter for free.

Midstream SpringFest

Join Moidstream Sprinfest for their 4th Springfest - a community family-friendly fun day featuring a star-studded entertainment line up that includes Die Heuwels Fantasties, Snotkop, Majozi, Ivan Roux and Renaldo.

Children under 13 will be spoiled with thrilling outdoor games and activities. This year ‘Buster die Brak en Bella die Marmot’ promises to be heaps of fun while the ‘Nutty Scientist’ will also keep the kiddies entertained with a mind-blowing show.

Free WiFi will be available to all SpringFest visitors and gaming will definitely be one of the hot spots on the day!

The Lit Station will cater exclusively for high school students and the Silent Disco will return by popular demand with the resident DJ kicking off to four sets of beats from 18:00.

A delicious selection of food paired with a superior selection of beverages of your choice will be on offer, as well as a lifestyle expo and a market. Indeed something for everyone - a festival NOT to be missed!

  • Cost:
    • R210 - Adults
    • R210 - Scholars grad R - 7
    • R130 - Pre Primary, High School & Pensioners
  • When: 14 September, 11am - 10pm
  • Venue: 1 Ashford St, Midrand
  • More Info: Midstream SpringFest

The African Food Festival

It’s a picnic away from home! Where they will give you nature, Africa, unity, dance, poetry, music and most importantly our culture, our heritage and our food.

Allow the African Food Festival to take you to 20 different countries in 1 day. No visa required, no flight ticket and no worries.

It’s the African inspired event of the year and should not be missed

All Stars Concert

The Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria will be hosting 012 vs 031 (Gqom vs Amapiano) All Stars Concert. Gqom is a genre of electronic dance music that emerged in the early 2010 from Durban. Amapiano is a new sound, which has originated in Pretoria and is taking over the airwaves.

The battle between genres will feature DJ Tira, Naak Musiq, DJ Sumbody, Destruction Boyz, DJ Maphorisa and many more. With Zodwa wa Bantu and Liquid Metsi as your hosts.

  • Cost:
    • R150 pp
  • When: 28 September, 12pm - 3pm
  • Venue: Times Square South Africa, 209 Aramist Ave, Pretoria
  • More Info: All Stars Concert

Jeremy Loops Live in the Garden ft. Matthew Mole

The Wonderful Pretoria National Botanical Garden becomes a playground for Jeremy Loops and a host of other bands on Saturday the 28th of September 2019 ☀️

Something wonderful was brought to life last September and at its beating heart is return are Jeremy Loops & Matthew Mole.

Line Up:

  • ☀️ Jeremy Loops (Live)
  • ☀️ Matthew Mole
  • ☀️ December Streets
  • ☀️ Rubber Duc
  • ☀️ I AM
  • ☀️ The Ceramics
  • ☀️ Jerry And The Bandits
  • ☀️ Little Ringo
  • ☀️ Zebra
  • ☀️ Jeandré

The natural beauty of PTA's most majestic garden is to be complimented by the sounds of SA's very best bands for an outdoor experience that welcomes the whole family.

"Sunburn & Wonder - For the Whole Family"
  • Cost:
    • Adult Tickets - General Access
      • R125 - Phase 1
      • R150 - Phase 2
      • R175 - Phase 3
      • R200 - Phase 4
    • Adult Tickets - VIP
      • R250 - Phase 1
      • R350 - Phase 2
      • R450 - Phase 3
    • Children Tickets (11 - 17 years)
      • R15 - Children u11 years
      • R65 - Phase 1
      • R85 - Phase 2
      • R105 - Phase 3
      • R150 - Phase 4
  • When: 28 September, 10am - 10pm
  • Venue: Pretoria National Botanical Garden
  • More Info: Jeremy Loops Live in the Garden ft. Matthew Mole


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.

Extreme Bugs Exhibition, Westville Park Garden Durban, KZN

A new exhibit Extreme Bug Exhibition making its first appearance in South Africa at Westville Park Garden, Durban KZN, featuring the amazing behaviours and extreme characteristics of some of the earth’s most fascinating creatures—insects.

The Exhibition dates are still to be confirmed, however, you can expect giant, moving, hissing, clicking insects from different parts of the world. Imagine this: a 6m Tarantula, a 6m Scorpion from head to tail. Ideal for family outing, kids parties and school groups excursions.

Activities includes with your ticket:

  • Extreme Bug Display Walk Through
  • Viewing Bugs under Magnifying Glass
  • Jumping Castle
  • Bug Colouring
  • Reptile Presentation (30 - 40mins)

The exhibition are also offering these paid for activities (R30 per activity):

  • Bug Train
  • Pedal Boats
  • Bug Instant Photos
  • Swing Car

Extreme Bug Exhibition is very popular world wide, most of its events have been sold out, we advise our customers to purchase tickets in advance in order to avoid disappointments on the day.

  • Cost:
    • Early Bird
      • R60 - Kids (2-12 years)
      • R80 - Adults
      • R250 - Family of 4 (2 Kids + 2 Adults)
    • Standard Tickets
      • R75 - Kids (2-12 years)
      • R90 - Adults
      • R320 - Family of 4 (2 Kids + 2 Adults)
    • School Groups
      • R50 pp - Minimum of 20 kids in uniform
  • When: TBC , 10am - 6pm
  • Venue: Westville Park garden, Williams Rd, Durban
  • More Info:

I Heart Market - Spring Sale

Putting the 🌸 spring 🌸 back into your step with the annual September Spring Sale market which will take place at a new home, The Hay Store Venue at Point Waterfront!

Shop for all your spring and summer accessories or just grab some tasty treats and enjoy the view with your loved ones.

Chocolate High Tea

Celebrate International Chocolate Day in the most delicious way - by experiencing all things chocolate at our special High Tea.

Considered a national treasure, South Africa’s most cherished hotel stands majestically on Umhlanga’s beachfront, overlooking the Indian Ocean and the iconic Umhlanga lighthouse. Discover timeless elegance, original artwork and a multitude of dining options including the famous curry feast, high tea and oyster bar, all served by a caring and passionate team. Indulge in the award-winning spa, while listening to the chatter of the monkeys and exotic birds in the tropical gardens.

  • Cost:
    • R490 pp
  • When: 13 September, 2:30pm - 5pm
  • Venue: Palm Court and Grill Room, The Oyster Box, 2 Lighthouse Rd, Umhlanga Rocks
  • More Info: Chocolate High Tea

Dubane Spring Break

The 5th Annual Dubane Spring Break promises to be bigger and better than ever!

That’s right – after literally weathering the storm last year, Dubane Spring Break returns in 2019 with the promise of being bigger and better than ever! Powered by the usual suspects, Channel O and uShaka Marine World, DSB19 further strengthens its springtime celebration with the help of sponsor Smirnoff and a partnership with UKZN to deliver a world class festival of music.

Apart from just dancing the day away to great music, you will also have the chance to experience uShaka’s exhilarating water slides, including the highest slide in the Southern Hemisphere, the Body Tornado, Duzi River Ride and much much more. Be sure to look out for more exciting DSB19 announcements during the ultimate countdown to the country’s ultimate pool party this Spring!

Get your VIP TICKETS for ONLY R400pp (includes limited catering, private cash bar, private seating). Limited to the first 120ppl who purchase their tickets online.

Please Note: For health and safety reasons – unfortunately NO food hampers, braai’s and cooler boxes are allowed within the uShaka Marine World premises.
  • Cost:
    • R115 - Early Bird
    • R184 - Late Bird
    • R400 - VIP Ticket
    • R99 - Bulk Ticket (Minimum purchase 1000 tickets)
  • When: 14 September, 9am - 9pm
  • Venue: uShaka Marine World, 1 King Shaka Ave, Durban
  • More Info: Dubane Spring Break

Durban Street Food Festival 2019 Food and Music Feast

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

While you tease your taste buds 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!

The Great Beer Run Durban

SA on Tap Craft Festival have the perfect solution for keeping hydrated while exercising and you also get to have a great time doing it.

Set off on a 2,8km course with 4 essential hydration points along the way. Each point features one of Durban's finest breweries with 500ml of their golden nectar.

This is not about who is the fittest or the fastest, this about who is the "funerest". Yes, "funerest" is a real word here at the Great Durban Beer Run as you can dress up, dress down and celebrate anything you want.

Choose to do the single lap or for those who are really thirsty you can also do the double.

After the race, kick back, relax, party, enjoy live music and crazy games. Bring your friends along to support, they can also enjoy a day out at the show with these 4 awesome breweries.

  • Cost:
    • From R50 - R185
  • When: 28 September, 10am - 3pm
  • Venue: Greyville Racecourse, 150 Avondale Rd, Ethekwini
  • More Info: The Great Beer Run Durban

Corona Sunsets Festival - Durban

Corona SunSets Festival is bringing the magic of the setting sun BACK to DURBAN this September!

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)
    • R500 - VIP Phase 1
    • R600 - Final Phase
  • When: 28 September, 12pm - 11pm
  • Venue: Shongweni Club, C/o Kassier & Cliffdale RD, Hillcrest
  • More Info: Corona Sunsets Festival - Durban

Jeremy Loops: Old Mutual Music at the Lake

Jeremy Loops brings his energetic, fun-filled live show to the beautiful setting of the Durban Botanic Gardens on Sunday, 29th September 2019.

He will be joined on stage by the ever popular Bad Peter who make their Botanic Gardens debut.

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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