Heritage Day South Africa 2018 - Activities, Ideas & Events
Heritage Day South Africa 2018 - Activities, Ideas & Events
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Heritage Day South Africa 2018 - Activities, Ideas & Events
Heritage Day South Africa is here! Celebrate our diversity, culture and community with this list of activities & events in Cape Town, Joburg, Durban and Pretoria.
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Heritage Day South Africa 2018 - Activities, Ideas & Events

Heritage Day South Africa is here! Celebrate our diversity, culture and community with this list of activities & events in Cape Town, Joburg, Durban and Pretoria.
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Heritage Day South Africa 2018 - Activities, Ideas & Events
Heritage Day South Africa is here! Celebrate our diversity, culture and community with this list of activities & events in Cape Town, Joburg, Durban and Pretoria.

It’s that time of the year again when we celebrate what it means to be South African! This year Heritage Day falls on Monday, 24 September 2018.

We’ve compiled a list of activities and events to help you celebrate National Heritage Day and the long weekend.

Quick JumpInteresting FactsHeritage / Braai Day in Cape Town Beerhouse Heritage Day Braai OffHeritage Day at BelugaMsaki Celebrating Heritage DayHeritage Day Party at Heritage SquareHeritage Day FALKE Full Moon HikeHeritage Day Farm FeastUWC Heritage Day Festival 2018CHEP Heritage Day, Memory and Community WalkHeritage Day at Zeitz MOCAA - Free admission for allAlter Concepts African Festival 2018In_herit Festival 2018Heritage Day Braai at Radisson Blu Hotel WaterfrontDoek On Fleek Heritage Day Brunch - Cape Town Moyo BloubergHeritage Day CelebrationsHeritage Day Braai - Sunday BuffetHeritage Day GatheringMica Cape Swim Series Heritage Day Swim 2018Heritage / Braai Day in Stellenbosch Braai Day at EaglevleiHeritage Day Markets at Vergenoegd Löw Wine EstateHeritage Day BraaiBraaidag - De Wallen//Blynd Tyger//Hugo Veldsman//Hugo BrandHeritage Day at Lanzerac Wine EstateHeritage Day Lunch at DelheimNeethlingshof Heritage Day LunchHeritage Day 2018Heritage Day Celebration at Longridge Wine Estate Heritage Day Celebration at SimonsigHeritage / Braai Day in JoburgHeritage Day in BloomHeritage UNITY FestivalJohannesburg Natural Hair Expo 2018Magaliesburg ExpressNational Heritage & Braai DayHeritage / Braai Day in Durban Heritage Day Woza BuffetHeritage Day Trail RunHeritage Day at Fairmont Zimbali ResortHeritage Day VEGAN BraaiVinyasa Flow Yoga at Mukti MovementHeritage / Braai Day in PretoriaNational Braai Day at Ivory ManorVoortrekker Monument Antique FairSpring Bubbly & Oysters or CanapesPotjiekos CompetitionBraai Day!Family Braai Day 2018Antiek- & VersamelaarsmarkChane ValentineHeritage ExhibitionHeritage Day Celebrations at Carbon Bistro

"When our first democratically-elected government decided to make Heritage Day one of our national days, we did so because we knew that our rich and varied cultural heritage has a profound power to help build our new nation." - Nelson Mandela

Interesting Facts

  • In KwaZulu-Natal the 24 September was known as Shaka Day, in commemoration of the Zulu King, Shaka.
  • In 1995 it became known as Heritage Day to recognise the diverse cultural heritage that makes up our Rainbow Nation.
  • In 2007, after a pointed media campaign by Jan Braai, the day got nicknamed “Braai Day.” Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was made the national spokesperson for “Braai Day.”

Heritage / Braai Day in Cape Town

The Mother City does not disappoint with a range of Heritage Day events happening. From potjie challenges to South African style buffets, Cape Town will ensure you get to celebrate in style!

Beerhouse Heritage Day Braai Off

Forget The Ultimate Braai Master, Beerhouse Heritage Day Braai Off is the place to be.

Piet Marais "Gees' and Murray Slater the 'Beer whisperer' take on the might of Greg & Karl from Beer Country in a straight shooting braai duel on the Beerhouse Balcony.

Both teams will produce three canape courses and will be paired with our super gees beer sponsors Drifter Brewing Company and Lakeside Brewing Co. Taste the braai, drink the beer, enjoy the gees and vote to crown the Beerhouse Braai Off Champions.

Heritage Day at Beluga

Don’t miss out on Heritage Day! Bring friends and family and celebrate in true Beluga style with a three course meal. Incorrect Image Information🇿🇦Incorrect Image Information😍 There will be two set menus, including a vegan menu!

Reserve your table now and stand a chance to win great prizes

  • Cost:
    • R230 for regular menu
    • R185 for vegan menu
  • When: TBC
  • Where: Beluga Restaurant, 70 Prestwich St, De Waterkant
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Msaki Celebrating Heritage Day

Well-known as Msaki, Asanda Lusaseni Mvana was born in the East London and grew up between East London, Butterworth, Grahamstown, Peddie, Nqamakhwe and Cathcart where her love of music was rooted within family.

Msaki compositions for her Golden Circle band is of a sound that combines soulful folk with symphonic movements, Xhosa lyrics and African poly-rhythms. While studying Visual Art and Design in 2008 in the East London, she became part of the an alternative rock band.

She started spending time in friend’s studios and contributed to the underground music scene where music was recorded and shared unofficially.

  • Cost: R120 at the door
  • When: 3pm - 6pm late, 24 September 2018
  • Where: Jazz in the Native Yards, 52 Ny 138 Gugulethu
  • More Info: Msaki Celebrating Heritage Day

Heritage Day Party at Heritage Square

On 23 September 2018, celebrate both the history and the future of this beautiful country, and do it in style. 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.

We have a four-way headline ensemble for the day, which includes South African favourites Crazy White Boy; internationally acclaimed Goodluck, who will be performing a DJ set with live instruments and vocals; hit songwriter Apple Gule who is making waves in the music scene; as well as Cape Town’s gem Strange Loving.

These artists will be supported by DJ's Chris De Vos, Anthea Scholtz, Funky G, Leyton Lee and Gio Ricca, who will create a musical setting with something for everybody.

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 per ticket
  • When: 4pm - late, 23 September 2018
  • Where: HQ, 100 Shortmarket Street , Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Heritage Day FALKE Full Moon Hike

You can enjoy the sunset over Table Mountain with stunning views of the Winelands and even a picnic whilst the full moon rises over Klapmutskop.

This 9.75km marked circle route through the vineyards starts at the Trail Centre located on the Delvera Farm. This gives you the unique experience of hiking through the Greater Simonsberg Conservancy and Yellowwood forest to the top of Klapmutskop. It can take you up to one and half hours to reach the top. Therefore, be at the Trail Centre no later than 17h45 to ensure that you have the full experience!

You must book your spot for the full moon hike! Call: 021 884 4752, or email: info@dirtopia.co.za

Heritage Day Farm Feast

Join Boschendal as they celebrate National Heritage Day in true Boschendal Long Table tradition.

Families young and old are invited to enjoy their seasonal harvest style feast served at shared long tables lined up under the oak trees. Festivities will include welcome bubbly on arrival, great food and live music from - Afro Soul Contemporary Sensation- Yolanda Y'awa. Little ones can look forward to a puppet show and face painting (included in the ticket price) and pony rides will be available at an additional cost.

A three course lunch and welcome bubbly is included in the cost.

  • Cost: R550 per person, R350 for children under 10
  • When: 12pm - 5pm, 24 September
  • Where: Boschendal Estate, Pniel Road, Franschhoek
  • More Info: Heritage Day Farm Feast

UWC Heritage Day Festival 2018

A colourful festival of culture, food and music. Students and staff will have an opportunity to exchange cultural items, share food and network.

The festival is meant to promote diversity and social cohesion.

CHEP Heritage Day, Memory and Community Walk

In honour of Heritage Day, you are invited to join the Constantia Heritage and Education Project (CHEP) in celebrating their fourth annual Heritage Day memory walk. This initiative was started by a group of former Constantia residents displaced under the Group Areas Act. This year is particularly significant for us, as 2018 marks 180 years since the abolition of slave apprenticeships at the Cape of Good Hope.

The route begins at the commemorative plaque at High Constantia at 10.30am (If you struggle to find it, meet outside the Bootleggers and there will be someone to direct you).

As a group, you will walk down Constantia Main Road and turn right into Pagasvlei Rd, taking a first left into Brounger Rd. From there we shall walk along the boundary fence of Sillary Farm, along the footpath to Peddlers on the Bend, and across into Strawberry Lane to the commemorative plaque placed at the entrance to the Greenbelt.

Tea and entertainment will follow at Garrett Hall in Eskol rd.

Heritage Day at Zeitz MOCAA - Free admission for all

In celebration of Heritage Day - a South African public holiday - Zeitz MOCAA will be open and free to all public.

This holiday also coincides with our 1-year anniversary and we would like to invite you to celebrate with us and enjoy the festivities of the day in the Silo district.

Explore over 100 galleries filled with Art from Africa and its Diaspora, enjoy award-winning architecture, sit down for a delicious meal at Zeitz MOCAA Food on level 6 or spoil yourself with a designer-made gift in our Museum Shop on level 0.

Opening hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Last admission at 5:30 p.m.

  • Cost: Free
  • When: 10am - 6pm, 24 September
  • Where: Zeitz MOCAA, Silo District, V&A Waterfront
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Alter Concepts African Festival 2018

This event is all about celebrating the diverse cultures that Africa has to offer on this Heritage Day 2018 at the V&A Waterfront.

From the cool beats of the Mother City to the Afro beats and New Age Mashup music in the cities of West Africa. They will embrace our African heritage expressing ourselves through art and music. This festival aims to entertain young and old from Constantia to Soweto to get up and groove to the beats of the African drum.

In_herit Festival 2018

Iziko Museums of South Africa will commemorate Heritage Month, hosting the exciting week-long in_herit FESTIVAL a cultural programme that kicks off with a Heritage Day celebration on 24 September.

The organisation offers *free entrance to selected Iziko Museums during Heritage Week from 24-30 September 2018. The Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome is half-price on Heritage Day. The Castle of Good Hope and Groot Constantia are free only on Heritage Day.

  • Cost: Free
  • When: 10:00 am, 24 - 30 September
  • Where: Iziko Museums of South Africa, 25 Queen Victoria Street, Gardens
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Heritage Day Braai at Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront

Spend your Heritage day in Tru Blu Style while soaking up the South African flavours of live music, ocean views and a three course braai buffet

Enjoy a truly South African braai inspired buffet. Offering a variety of salads, delicious braai broodtjies and a wide selection of meats such as boerewors, lamb chops, venison, chicken and line fish. Finish off with our dessert buffet.

Tickets include a castle lite. Book a table of 4 and receive a bucket of 8 castle lites.

Doek On Fleek Heritage Day Brunch - Cape Town Moyo Blouberg

Doek On Fleek Heritage Day Brunch - Cape Town @ Moyo Blouberg Join us for heritage day Brunch Buffet with Doek on Fleek My story experience.

This will be the first event of the 3 Doek on Fleek My Story Event series, where we will come together as women, share our stories, uplift, motivate and encourage one another. Indulge in Moyo Blouberg delicious Brunch Buffet Tea and Coffee.

Theme / Dress code: Strickly Wakanda Fashion + Doek

Heritage Day Celebrations

Cape Quarter has got a great South African Celebratory Day lined up just for you on Saturday the 22nd of September.

You can expect craft beer, live music by the talented Chris Werge, a baraka bead and wire artist, restaurant specials and shopping specials.

This event is not to be missed!

  • Cost: Free
  • When: 11am - 2pm, 22 September
  • Where: Cape Quarter, 27 Somerset Road
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Heritage Day Braai - Sunday Buffet

Situated snugly between a national park and a marine reserve, we’re showing off our unique location with a truly South African Heritage Day Braai.

The 3-course spread will include a variety of meat, seafood, traditional sides and salads…served al fresco on the Azure terrace.

A marimba band will provide the day’s entertainment.

  • Cost: R585
  • When: 13pm - 3:30pm, 24 September
  • Where: Venue Azure Terrace
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Heritage Day Gathering

There's a rich heritage to be remembered for all that Fourth Beach / Maidens' Cove has meant to the Community.

From the apartheid days where the space represented one of very few open spaces to today's celebrations of school-leaving functions, bridal showers and wedding photographs. Come and share your memories, tell your stories and perhaps even disclose a secret ingredient of the braai-recipe that's made you a legend.

  • Cost: Free
  • When: 9am - 5pm, 24 September
  • Where: Maiden's Cove
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Mica Cape Swim Series Heritage Day Swim 2018

An open water swim in Granger Bay based at Oceana Power Boat Club, brought to you by Mica Cape Swim Series, and hosted by Big Bay Events, including safety on the water.

We are catering for varying swimming abilities by offering 3 swim distances. So bring the family along on this public holiday to watch you swim - good viewing point, shady sitting area with food and drink on sale.

  • Cost:
    • 800m - R100
    • 1600m - R170
    • 4800m - R225
  • When: 8am, 24 September
  • Where: Oceana Power Boat Club, Back Beach, Granger Bay
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Heritage / Braai Day in Stellenbosch

Stellies really knows how to do braai day properly! Take a look at what they've got in store. Don't forget your braai tongs, and your cooler box full of your favourite things!

Braai Day at Eaglevlei

Join Eaglevlei for South Africa’s favourite holiday! Come and enjoy a festive atmosphere with braai-kos, all day specials, live entertainment and more!

Their famous play park will be open for the little ones so you can enjoy your Braaiday in style!

Book your table now to avoid disappointment. There is also a competition running for all those ultimate braai masters out there - 3 teams will battle it out at the braai grid by bringing their own ingredients and wowing the crowd and judges with their skills. Check out their Facebook Event for more details.

  • Cost: As per menu order
  • When: 9am - 11am, 24 September
  • Where: Eaglevlei, Old Paarl Rd, Stellenbosch
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Heritage Day Markets at Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate

Join Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate for Heritage Day celebrations at their Markets at Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate on Saturday 22, Sunday 23 and Monday 24 September from 09:00 - 15:00!

***Come dressed in your full Heritage outfit for a free glass of Vergenoegd wine***

Enjoy a fun yet relaxing atmosphere with your family and friends - our Markets provide a variety of arts and crafts, food, wine, craft beer, handmade crafts, jewellery, plants, kids entertainment and live music.

Ample parking space is available at our pet-friendly Markets. Don’t miss our famous 1000-strong Duck Parades at 10:30, 12:30 and 15:30

  • Cost: Free
  • When: 22 - 24 September, 9 AM - 15 PM
  • Where: Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate, Baden Powell Dr, Stellenbosch
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Heritage Day Braai

No plans for National Braai Day? Join Ultimate Rugby Experience to celebrate heritage the right way – with food prepared over the coals! They do the work, you sit back and enjoy. Book now!

The menu will include some braai day classics, including old school coke-flavoured beef short rib, Cape Malay chicken skewers, cocktail pork ribs, traditional boerewors with chunky homemade chakalaka and SO much more!

P.S. we were sold when they said there'd beRoosterkoek served with cheese and jam! There will also be live music, craft beer and gin on tap and a jumping castle and face paint for kids.

  • Cost:
    • R210 per person
    • Kids under 10 eat free
  • When: 24 September, 11 AM - onwards
  • Where: Ultimate Rugby Experience, Nooitgedacht
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Braaidag - De Wallen//Blynd Tyger//Hugo Veldsman//Hugo Brand

Dis alweer braaidag. Ons hou die jaar weer 'n lekker event met 'n paar van ons local vriende deur die dag. Bring jou eie vleis en kom braai bietjie by Aandklas. Dit is altyd 'n lekker event. Ons team op met Stellenbosch Voeding in Aksie om bietjie bucks in te samel vir mense wat nie kan braai nie.

* It's Braai Day again and Aandklass will be holding a cool event with a few locals. Bring your own meat and join Aandklass for a braai. They will be teaming up with Stellenbosch Feeding in Action to support those who can't afford to braai.*

The day time line up will run from 12PM - 5PM and will include:

  • Jeandré Swanepoel
  • Hugo Brand
  • Hugo Veldsman
  • Duke Duke

The evening show includes:

  • 21h00 - Blynd Tyger
  • 22h00 - De Wallen ( Band )

It is going to be an amazing day. R50 will get you in and you will get a free Bud at the door. And in case you missed that, bring your own meat and join the braai. Aandklas will supply the cutlery and the sides.

  • Cost: R50
  • When: 24 September, 12 AM - onwards
  • Where: Aandklas Stellenbosch, 43a Birdstraat
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Heritage Day at Lanzerac Wine Estate

To celebrate national Heritage Day and mark the official re-launch of the Lanzerac Hotel & Spa, they will be hosting a special dining experience, showcasing a wide selection of unique dishes from each of our dining venues.

Guests will be welcomed with a glass of Lanzerac MCC and canapés and can spend the day savouring wholesome food whilst roaming between the newly renovated Manor Kitchen, Taphuis and Craven Lounge.

In the Manor Kitchen, guests will be treated to classic dishes reimagined with a modern twist, the Craven Lounge will serve tapas style fare, and those who stop by the Taphuis can enjoy Angus Ale beer and tasty gourmet style pub plates. The soon-to-be-completed private dining venue will be showcasing the estates’ fine cuisine specialties, with epicurean options.

  • Cost:
    • R650 per person - inclusive of all food and drinks.
    • Children 6 years and older - R325
    • Children under 5 gain free access.
  • When: 11am - 5pm, 24 September
  • Where: Lanzerac Wine Estate, No. 1 Lanzerac Road, Stellenbosch
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Heritage Day Lunch at Delheim

Delheim is all fired up for Heritage Day. Gather the tongs for a sizzling social to celebrate our roots and bring the whole family to revel in the ultimate South African pastime!

Starter: Home baked Farm Bread served with butter and Snoek Pâté

Mains: Choice of 2 Sosaties( Kebabs ) - Pork Belly Sosatie - Springbok Loin Sosatie - Cape Malay Curried Chicken Sosatie Served with Kartoffelsalat ( German Potato Salad ) and a Green Salad

Dessert: Homemade Koeksister Ice Cream with a Pinotage Syrup

Neethlingshof Heritage Day Lunch

Enjoy a day with friends and family in the Neethlingshof Wine garden this Heritage Day!

They will have a special Heritage Braai Platter, Heritage Pizzas, and our great wine selection available on the day, as well as live music.

Heritage Day 2018

Everyone at Wiesenhof Adventure Park are so excited to announce that they be will open the Wild Waters on Heritage Day 2018, Monday the 24th of September, at a ONE DAY ONLY discounted entry fee of R150 per person for UNLIMITED ACCESS!

They have been very busy these past few months to create even more enjoyable activities to their park for not only the young but all ages to have a day out with their families and friends. From an air-gym and even an extra slide or two to name a few, this is definitely the place to be on Heritage Day!

So bring the family and friends, your gazebo and firewood, picnic basket and blanket, gas braai (if preferred) and come have the best day out to remember!

  • Cost: R150 per person for an unlimited day of fun
  • When: 10am - 6pm, 24 September
  • Where: Wiesenhof Adventure ParkWiesenhof Klapmuts Road, Stellenbosch
  • More Info: Heritage Day 2018

Heritage Day Celebration at Longridge Wine Estate

Join Longridge Wine Estate for good wine, good food and good live music this Heritage Day.

Longridge Wine Estate is situated in the heart of the Cape winelands near Stellenbosch, South Africa, at the foot of the majestic Helderberg mountains.

Heritage Day Celebration at Simonsig

Dust off your blankets and picnic chairs as we invite you to #sipSimonsig and enjoy a relaxed afternoon with live jazz on the farm this Heritage Day.

Gather a few friends and family, pick a spot on the lawn and cool off with one of our signature cocktails, or purchase a bottle of our award-winning wines to share. Then head on over to Cuvée’s food station where you can purchase a selection of roosterkoek, boerewors pinwheels, beef sosaties and cheeseboards with olives, preserves and home-made bread.

  • Cost: Entrance is free, and R20 gets you a wine glass.
  • When: 11am - 5pm, 24 September
  • Where: Simonsig,Kromme Rhee Rd, Stellenbosch
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Heritage / Braai Day in Joburg

Bring out those cooler boxes and locate those braai tongs because Jozi has a mouthwatering array of Heritage Day events happening this National Heritage Day.

Heritage Day in Bloom

Indulge in the ultimate picnic experience this Heritage Day.

Fairlawns celebrates the rich diversity of cultures, beliefs and traditions that make South Africa great. You're invited to embrace your heritage by dressing to impress.

  • Cost: R450 pp
  • When: Sep 24 - 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Where: Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & SPA, Alma Rd, Off Bowling Ave
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Heritage UNITY Festival

This event is all about promoting social cohesion through Heritage and music.

To celebrating our diversity, Heritage UNITY Festival will be hosting a music festival, cultural exchange, indigenous food fest, fashion show, car show, battle of the DJ's and more all in one big unifying event.

  • Cost:
    • General -R200
    • VIP - R500 (Includes light lunch and snacks)
  • When: Sep 15 at 10 AM to Sep 16 at 12 AM
  • Where: Mary Fitzgerald Square, Johannesburg
  • More Info: Heritage UNITY Festival

Johannesburg Natural Hair Expo 2018

Ayeeeee 😁🙌🏾😉🙌🏾😁🙌🏾😎🙌🏾 word is out! Tell your people to tell everybody, that their natural hair is being celebrated on Heritage Day at Constitutional Hill.

The folks at the Johannesburg Natural Hair Expo believe in the power of the arts as a tool to facilitate new conversations that lead to social impact. Their mission is to provide a platform for celebration, empowerment, interaction and dialogue for women, girls , guys and kids who love all things natural hair. What better way to celebrate natural hair than on heritage day.

This is a celebration, there will be natural hair product exhibitors from across the continent, Unique African merchandises will be sold as well. There will be music, entertainment, great food and a great space for the kids to be entertained. Not forgetting the free walking tour of Constitutional Hill, that come with all the ticket purchases.

  • Cost:
    • R120 - General
    • R150 - Early Bird, includes goodie bag
  • When: September 24,10 AM - 5 PM
  • Where: Constitution Hill,11 Kotze Street, Braamfontein
  • More Info: Johannesburg Natural Hair Expo 2018

Magaliesburg Express

Travel back in time with to the historic town of Magaliesburg. Your steam powered time machine will meet you at Johannesburg Park Station where the friendly train crew will assist you on board for an experience of a life time.

With every chuff of the engine you are slowly transported back to a time long forgotten. Where speed was not the goal of the day but rather to watch the changing landscape out the window and feel the cool breeze in your hair.

While on board you can enjoy the offerings of the Food Truck on Rails and their yummy breakfast rolls and beverages.

Don’t forget to take a memento of the day home with you from our memorabilia table.
  • Cost:
    • Adults: R300
    • Children: R250
    • Children Under 4: Free
  • When: September 24, 9AM - 6PM
  • Where: Jhb Park Station, Johannesburg Park Station
  • More Info: Facebook Page

National Heritage & Braai Day

All families are invited to join for National Heritage & Braai Day at Rietvlei Zoo Farm on Monday 24th September 2018.

Dress up with SA Flags, traditional outfits and fun accessories. Drum braai can be hired for R50. Bring your own food, drinks and charcoal.

Bird aviary, farmyard, jungle-gyms and rides for kids. Hire a lapa or bring a gazebo with camping chairs.

Heritage / Braai Day in Durban

KwaZulu-Natal, the birthplace of King Shaka, has got some great events to help you celebrate this National Heritage Day. From big feasts to sophisticated high teas with a traditional twist, Durban does not disappoint.

For more ideas of what to do in Durban this Heritage Day check out:

Heritage Day Woza Buffet

Join Moyo for this coming Heritage Day and get the ulitmate moyo experience!

Indulge in our abundant Woza buffet, live entertainment an get an Amarula welcome drink on arrival.

  • Cost:
    • R239 for adults
    • R199 for kids aged 6 - 11
    • Free for kids under the age of 5
  • When: September 24, 12PM - 4PM
  • Where: Moyo Ushaka, 1 Bell Street, uShaka Marine World
  • More Info: Heritage Day Woza Buffet

Heritage Day Trail Run

Join us on Heritage Day, Mon 24 September 2018, at Giba Gorge for the Kloof and Highway SPCA’s annual Trail Run made possible by Chep.

There will be a 15km Trail Run that will start at 8am and a 5km Trail Run starting at 8:30am. Refreshments and delicious eats on sale as well as new Esjay Kloof and Highway SPCA trail running gear. Dogs are free to join on leads.

  • Cost:
    • 15km - R80 pp,
    • 5km - R50 pp and
    • Separate entrance fee into Giba Gorge of R10 pp
  • When: September 24, 8:30am
  • Where: Giba Gorge MTB Park,110 Stockville Rd, Pinetown
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Heritage Day at Fairmont Zimbali Resort

Leaping flames, delicious meat and spicy chakalaka: it’s the quintessential South African experience! This Heritage Day, Fairmont Zimbali Resort is the place to be!

Shisa Nyama consisting of lamb chop, boerewors, chicken, pap & chakalaka. There will be boerewors rolls for the kids.

  • Cost:
    • R195 per adult
    • R75 for children
  • When: September 24, 12PM - 4PM
  • Where: Fairmont Zimbali Resort, Fairmont Estate
  • More Info: Heritage Day 2018

Heritage Day VEGAN Braai

The Botha's Hill Vegan Market have decided to show South African's just how delicious a vegan braai day can be!

Join them for a bring and share braai on Heritage Day. Bring along some friends, some veg and an attitude of fun. Lets show some creativity with our braai and let everyone know what a compassionate braai looks like.

  • Cost: Free
  • When: September 24, 2PM - 5PM
  • Where: Botha's Hill Market,Old Main rd. Outer West
  • More Info: Heritage Day VEGAN Braai

Vinyasa Flow Yoga at Mukti Movement

Vinyasa is a flow of yogic asana or postures with the breath. The breath powers and drives the fluid flow from one asana to the other so that a graceful dance-like sequence of asana results.

Vinyasa classes are often choreographed around a theme with specific physiological and psychological benefits. Classes range from those that have a strong Hatha slant to Power Vinyasa classes.

Monday evening Vinyasa classes at Mukti Movement are a strong physical practice. Pivotal to the practice is the breath, intention, use of drishtis and mindfull movement. The student will benefit physically as well as gain an understanding of yogic philosophy and the benefits of yoga beyond the physical.

  • Cost: TBC
  • When: September 24, 6:15PM - 9:15PM
  • Where: 501 Esther Roberts Road, Glenwood
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Heritage / Braai Day in Pretoria

Pretoria is celebrating National Heritage Day this year with a range of activities to keep you and your family entertained. We’ve listed some events happening in Pretoria but for more ideas check out:

National Braai Day at Ivory Manor

If you’re looking for peace and tranquility, head straight to Ivory Manor for a Braai Day like never before.

There will be a mouth watering South African Boerie Braai on the go with some of the tastiest South African flavours on offer.

  • Cost:
    • R150pp (excl soft drink)
    • R175pp (incl soft drink)
    • When: September 24, 12PM - Late
  • Where: 280 Jochem Street, Pretoria
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Voortrekker Monument Antique Fair

A treasure trove of colourful keepsakes, rare snip finds and eclectic odds and ends.

Finding a desired item from one of Pretoria’s many vintage artisans –Established over a decade ago in Pretoria, this lively open-air market space, which populates an extensive expanse of land linked by the Voortrekker Monument on one side and the Groenkloof nature reserve on the other, is not only one of the city’s largest, oldest and most iconic relaxed fairs, but a veritable Disneyworld for deal seekers, a heaven for incurable hoarders.

  • Cost: R30 per vehicle at the gate
  • When: September 24, 9AM - 3PM
  • Where: Monument Function Centre, Voortrekker Monument, Voortrekker Rd
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Spring Bubbly & Oysters or Canapes

Spring is always a time of new beginnings. The smell of spring in the air is a reason for one thing... well maybe 2. BUBBLES & Canapes!

They are offering bottomless Gorgeous Sparkling and 12 Oysters or Canapes for R300.

  • Cost: R300
  • When: September 24, 11AM - 3PM
  • Where: Carbon Bistro, 279 Dey Street, Brooklyn
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Potjiekos Competition

We're celebrating National Braai Day with our very own POTJIEKOS COMPETITION!

YOU CAN EXPECT: - Beer promos & giveaways. - R50 for a beer & lunch (your choice of potjie). - Surprise ingredients for the teams involved. - Professional judges. - Food galore!

Each team is allowed to bring their own sauces & spice, but that's it! The rest of the ingredients will be provided (surprise)

  • Cost: R50
  • When: September 24, 11AM - 8PM
  • Where: Beerhaus Bavaria, Blok F shop 8, 107 Haymeadow street
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Braai Day!

It's our favourite day of the year on 24 September!! BRAAI DAY!!

Join Baraćas Wine & Beer Bar for lunch, a few drinks and some great music with Dylan Live! The braai will be going all day and they will have great braai menus available for you as well as drink specials all day long!!

  • Cost: As per order
  • When: September 24, 12PM - 4PM
  • Where: Baraćas Wine & Beer Bar56 Totius str, Pretoria
  • More Info: Facebook Page

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.

More details coming soon, stay tuned.

Antiek- & Versamelaarsmark

Why not spend Heritage Day browsing stalls for antiques and memories of our heritage?

There are 171 stalls selling a wide variety of antiques from furniture, glassware and porcelain to vintage dolls and jewellery. There are deli-foods, food stalls & cakes!

Chane Valentine

Celebrate Heritage Day by supporting a truly South African artist, Chane Valentine!

An all around artist, Chane Valentine is primarily a singer, having just released her album “Die Verkiesing” in 2017. She also plays roles on shoes like 7de Laan and Getroud Met Rugby regularly, which just shows her diversity. She’s also performed abroad, but is happy to be playing close to home now for you.

  • Cost: Free
  • When: 24 September, 2PM - 4PM
  • Where: Montana Family Market
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Heritage Exhibition

The CANSA Pretoria art gallery @ Brookyn theatre will host a group art exhibition this year. The opening will be on Heritage day 24 September 2018 at 16h00. As we are celebrating Heritage day or artist are from all walks of Life.

As part of the exhibition they will have the Pretoria Weavers guild exhibiting work that has been hand spun and woven. The guild is currently involved in collecting as much information as we can about Textile Weaving in Southern Africa so that this knowledge can be consolidated and conserved.

We would particularly like to find out where about weaving schools and cooperatives and weavings in Churches and Buildings where members of the public could view them.

  • Cost: TBC
  • When: 24 September, 4PM - 6PM
  • Where: Brooklyn Theatre, C/o Thomas Edison and 13th Str
  • More Info: Heritage Exhibition

Heritage Day Celebrations at Carbon Bistro

Go out and celebrate heritage day with any of Carbon Bistro's famous steaks and get the traditional braai sides to go with it.

If you're keen for a gin or craft beer, they'll have you covered.

  • Cost: As per menu order
  • When: 24 September, 12PM - 10PM
  • Where: Carbon Bistro, 279 Dey Street, Brooklyn
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Let’s get together this National Heritage Day with friends and family to celebrate our unique cultural heritage and what it means to be South African.

Be it through having a braai, attending an exhibition or having a simple meal, celebrate in style!

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