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Heritage Day South Africa 2019 - Activities, Ideas & Events 

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Heritage Day South Africa 2019 - 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 2019 - 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 2019 - 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 Tuesday, 24 September 2019.

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 So Strictly Vinyl: Our Music HeritageGandalfs Heritage Night!The AfroFest 2019!Purple Rayn's Heritage Braai DayNational Braai Day Street2StripBridge the GAP- A BonteLanga Community ConcertHeritage Day Braai 2019 | Cape TownHeritage Day Braai Feast at Grande ProvenceSpirit Flow Market - Spring EquinoxHeritage Day Yogathlon - Run, Yoga & MeditateKidsFestCelebrate Heritage Day with Moyo KirstenboschHeritage Day Pool PartyHeritage / Braai Day in Stellenbosch TrailFun : NeethlingshofRun the Vines #8 Anura Wine EstateATKV-Tienertoneelfinaal 2019Heritage Day 2019Celebrate Heritage Day the Lanzerac WaySix Gun BRAAI Festival/Fees | Tue 24 SepHeritage / Braai Day in JoburgHeritage Day Braai 2019 | JHBFNB Joburg 10K CityRunNational Braai Day For Charity 24th SeptemberHeritage Day PicnicHeritage Day African-Italian Art LunchHeritage celebration with Our CommunityPop-up Market at Design Quarter | Heritage DayOur annual Student Art Exhibition - MovementHeritage / Braai Day in Durban Music in the Park Ft. Matthew MoleChimes of Freedom - Songs of Protest, Persuasion & PoliticsHeritage Day Braai at Durban Country ClubCelebrate Heritage Day at Moyo Ushaka!Heritage / Braai Day in PretoriaHeritage Through Our Eyes At The Atrium Berea MallThe African Food FestivalPicnic For A PurposeBraaidag by die VoortrekkermonumentBraai Masters Day (Game Spit Braai) | Tues 24 Sept 2019National Heritage Day / National Braai DaySpring Day Party Bus 2019Picnic in the Park
"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!

So Strictly Vinyl: Our Music Heritage

Join Club Vibe Tribute on Monday the 23rd of September 2019 when they return to Phoenix in Wetton for the Ultimate Throwback Party to pay homage to some of the most influential and remembered events and clubs of the late 90's into the late 2000's.

They will be keeping it So Strictly Vinyl all night with a selection of DJ's that have paved the way for many others over the years and have earned their stripes as world class DJs by still being able to rock any crowd.

Throwing the Pioneer CDJs out of the DJ box for the night and replacing them with a set of good old fashioned Technics SL1200 turntables. They plan to take you on a nostalgic trip down memory with a musical journey that will take you back to epic venues like Club Vibe, The Galaxy, Images, Dockside, Barmooda and events like The Usual Suspects & AfterDark

  • Cost:
    • R50 - Pre Booked Tickets
    • R70 - At the Door before 11pm
    • R100 - At the Door thereafter
  • When: 23 September, 8pm - 3am
  • Venue: Phoenix.ct , 139a Wetton Rd
  • More Info: So Strictly Vinyl: our music heritage

Gandalfs Heritage Night!

Gandalfs has long been home to many, with many ups and downs, people have come and gone, and Gandalfs has been the birthplace of thousands of friendships, relationships and epic dance moves! Not forgetting some unforgettable breakups, bathroom selfies, and extreme carry outs from the famous toilets - so it's time to pay homage to the venue where it all began!

Things are on the change at Gandalfs, but its roots will never be forgotten....NEVER!! DJ's Nada Surf & Zombytch will be delivering all the best alternative tracks to give you aching necks throughout the next day. Expect them to be going super old school and nostalgic on all of you! DOWN DOWN comps - (winning team wins R200 Gandalfs Bar tabs) Foos Ball Comps - (winners Get R100 Gandalfs Bar tabs!) FREE Jugs for the ladies!

  • Cost:
    • R40 - At the Door
  • When: 23 September, 8pm - 3am
  • Venue: Gandalf's, 299 Lower Main Rd, Observatory
  • More Info: Gandalfs Heritage Night!

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:

Purple Rayn's Heritage Braai Day

Whether you call it Family Day, Braai Day or Heritage Day... Be sure to join Purple Rayn Boutique Hotel‎ on Tuesday 24 September 2019 for a day filled with fun and laughter from 11:00 AM!

There will be fun for the whole family with dedicated kiddied activities! Bookings is essential for this one to avoid disappointment.

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 one of 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. Come 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

Bridge the GAP- A BonteLanga Community Concert

Join the Cape Cultural Collective and the communities of Bonteheuwel and Langa as we come together to celebrate our common humanity and heritage. The concert will bring artists and our communities together as we call for peace, unity and human rights through poetry, music and dance.

There will be cultural performances from various community artists, singers, rappers, dancers, choirs and more! There will be food and craft stalls, art exhibitions and more!

Through creative performance we call for unity, love, peace and human rights, for all the people of Bonteheuwel and Langa. Together, we will make a call for decent housing, respect for all people regardless of race or creed, safe conditions in the community and the right to work, to decent health care and freedom of movement.

This is not just an event. It is part of a process to bring about unity. To Inspire hope. To build confidence among the youth. To take our communities forward together, united one step at a time.

If you would like to be part of this event email: [email protected]

Heritage Day Braai 2019 | Cape Town

On Heritage Day, Tuesday 24 September, thousands of South Africans will head outdoors, get the fires going and engage in one of our nation’s favourite pastimes – having a braai! ProVeg South Africa are proud to be hosting a plant-based Heritage Day Braai along with a long list of partners who share our concern for animals and the environment.

The event will be a community-led bring and braai where everyone is welcome, and guests are encouraged to bring along vegan food that represents their heritage. Please ensure that all items that you bring along are 100% plant-based :)

Thanks to their sponsors, they will have plenty of great meat-free burgers available, and provide a few salads too. Please bring some food to share if you can, but don't feel too much pressure if you aren't able to bring food, or don't know where to start.

Please invite friends and family who might be keen and let's make this one of the biggest Heritage Day celebrations in Cape Town!

Heritage Day Braai Feast at Grande Provence

Enjoy a truly South African braai inspired harvest table for a laid-back Heritage Day at Grande Provence, the picture perfect wine estate in the Franschhoek winelands, on Tuesday, 24 September 2019.

The Heritage Day Braai will be held under the oaks on the stretched out lawns in front of the new Bistro and is perfect for the whole family. Children can look forward to plenty of action including a jumping castle and a variety of lawn games.

Meat lovers can delight in a variety of braai specialities such as artisanal boerewors, rump steak and chicken sosaties prepared on the coals in traditional half drums. The Bistro’s harvest table, laden with fresh salads, home-baked breads and sweet treats, completes this easy-going lunch experience. Wine is as important as the food at a braai and with the wide selection of Grande Provence wines; you will be spoilt for choice. This is authentic South African heritage at its best for family and friends.

The Bistro at Grande Provence is a relaxed alternative to more formal Franschhoek dining and offers daily specials such as quiches, soups, salads and the most glorious cakes. Platters of local artisanal cheeses and fresh west coast oysters can be ordered separately.

  • Cost:
    • R300 - Adults
    • R180 - Children u12 years
  • When: 24 September 12pm - 3pm
  • Venue: Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate, Franschhoek
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Spirit Flow Market - Spring Equinox

Spring has sprung and a time for new beginnings has begun. Come down to Muizenberg community Hall on Heritage day for a family day of fun, mind-expanding talks, healings, inspired guidance and lots of magical products.

There will be a R10 entrance fee at the door and percentage of the takings will go to our charity of choice SARABI PAWS WITH A CAUSE.

Heritage Day Yogathlon - Run, Yoga & Meditate

This heritage day, Yoga With Tarryn would like to encourage Cape Tonians to get out and get active in our beautiful Mother City!

As it is a public holiday, start your Tuesday morning with a 3km run/walk on the promenade followed by a 60minute vinyasa & 15 minute meditation.

Please bring your own mat/ towel


A day packed with fun activities, great messages and new friends.

Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

  • When: 26 September
  • Hillsong Church Somerset West (Ages 6-12 years)
    • Cost: R130 - R150
    • When: 8:30am - 4pm
    • Address: Somerset West Mall, Century Dr & Main Rd, Somerset West
  • Hillsong Church Mitchells Plain
    • Cost: R30 (Ages 6-12 years)
    • When: 9:30am - 3pm
    • Address: Loganberry Way, Westridge
  • Hillsong Church Gugulethu
    • Cost: FREE (Ages 6-12 years)
    • When: 9:30am - 3pm
    • Address: 1 Ny 79 St, Guguletu
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Celebrate Heritage Day with Moyo Kirstenbosch

celebrating 21 years of Moyo with a good old South African tradition, the braai!

Eat in or grab your braai meal to enjoy out in the gardens! Includes gate entry into Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and live entertainment from 12pm to 4pm. Moyo have provided special kid friendly entertainment in the form of a kiddies drumming session from 12:30pm till 1:30pm.

  • Cost:
    • R279 - Adult
    • R125 - Kids ages 6-11 years
    • FREE - Kids u5 years
  • When: 24 September, 12pm - 4pm
  • Venue: Moyo (Kirstenbosch) Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, 99 Rhodes Dr, Newlands
  • Bookings: 021 762 9585
  • More Info: Celebrate Heritage day with Moyo Kirstenbosch

Heritage Day Pool Party

Kicking off summer in true style with a special Spring pool party at your favourite local, Strolla, where they will launch the new Tanqueray Gin Bar and newly renovated Corona Deck!

You are invited to sip on bespoke Tanqueray and Fitch & Leedes cocktails, sit back with a bucket of Corona’s, dance and create a splash in the newly refurbished pool at The Peninsula.

Complimentary light canapés will be served between 12pm and 2:30pm, an a la carte menu will be available for those wanting something more substantial - the a la carte menu is billed to your table.

Entertainment Line Up:

  • DJ West
  • Anthea Scholtz & live cello
  • Blanka
  • ALT EGO (Live)
  • Chris de Vos & Karoo
  • Ronald Rowley

So don’t miss out, throw on your summer shorts or a bikini, pack your towel and sunscreen and arrive early for a day of music and awesome spring vibes!

Please Note: There is NO parking at the venue so we encourage you to make use of Uber or Taxi to and from the event.
  • Cost:
    • R150 pp - Includes a Tanqueray or Corona welcome drink & canapés
  • When: 24 September, 12pm - 8pm
  • Venue: Strolla, 313 Beach Rd, Sea Point
  • More Info: Heritage Day Pool Party

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!

TrailFun : Neethlingshof

Heritage Day Celebration in style. Start off your Heritage Day celebration in style with a choice of 5km, 10km and now 15km through Neethlingshof Estate.

Gravel road, jeep track, elevation that takes you to spectacular views. Run through beautiful vines and incredible forest, over the dam and into the bush. It's real trail, real challenges, real beauty and real fun.

To end things off braai's will be lit and amazing braai platters will be on sale. This event is capped at 300 participants.

  • Cost:
    • R180 - 5km, 10km & 15km (Includes bottle of Chenin Blanc)
    • R150 - 5km, 10km & 15km
  • When: 24 September, 7am - 11am
  • Venue: Neethlingshof, Polkadraai Rd, Stellenbosch
  • Bookings:
  • More Info: TrailFun : Neethlingshof

Run the Vines #8 Anura Wine Estate

For the 3rd time Onsite Events and Anura Wine Estate presents Run The Vines Trail Runs.

The majestic Anura is positioned on the foothills on the Simonsberg Mountains, boasting a wide variety of soils, slopes and micro climates. This allows the farm to grow a wide selection of cultivars, some uncommon in South Africa, and also to match each cultivar with its ideal soil and micro climate. With each passing harvest they learn more about their soils and vineyards, and refine their vineyard and cellar practices in order to create the finest wines for their unique terroir.

With the splendid restaurant and Wagon Trail Brewery you can be sure that National Braai Day will be a special one. A braai menu will be available on the day and we will have live music to entertain you while you relax after your run.

There will be a dedicated safe keeping area to keep all your valuables. Please do not leave items such as handbags, cell phones and wallets in the car. Timing by and is free of charge.

Registration will be open from 6:45
  • Cost:
    • R100 - 5km Run The Vines
    • R120 - 10km Run The Vines
    • R150 - 17km Run The Vines
    • R30 - Late Levy
  • When: 24 September, 6:45am - 12pm
  • Venue: Anura Wine Estate, Simondium Rd, Stellenbosch
  • More Info: Run the Vines #8 Anura Wine Estate

ATKV-Tienertoneelfinaal 2019

Tydens die ATKV-Tienertoneelfinaal wat vanaf 23 tot 27 September by die Adam Small-teater in Stellenbosch plaasvind sal 18 produksies van dwarsoor Suid-Afrika meeding om as die algehele wenner van dié teaterkompetisie aangewys te word.

Die ATKV-Tienertoneelkompetisie is al vir 55 jaar ’n platform vir talent- en teaterontwikkeling. Hierdie projek bied aan hoërskoolleerders die geleentheid om betrokke te raak by alle aspekte van teater, soos toneelspel, regie, skryf van tekste, kostuums, grimering, dekor, klank, beligting, verhoogbestuur en choreografie.

Die wenproduksie van ATKV-Tienertoneel ontvang R30 000 prysgeld, die ATKV-Tienertoneelwisseltrofee en ’n speelvak tydens KKNK 2020. Die produksie in die tweede plek ontvang R20 000 en in die derde plek ontvang R10 000. Die beste produksie deur slegs leerders ontvang ook R10 000 prysgeld.

  • Koste: R120 pp
  • Wanneer: 24 - 27 September, 6pm - 11pm
  • Waar: Adam Small Theatre Complex, Victoria St, Stellenbosch
  • Meer Inligting: ATKV-Tienertoneelfinaal 2019

Heritage Day 2019

Join Wiesenhof Adventure Park this Heritage Day for a Family Braai Day like never before!

Expect live entertainment, prizes and of course lots of braai action. Wiesenhof Adventure Park offers a water park, rope adventures, mountain biking, trampolines and much more.

  • Cost:
    • Water Slides
      • R180 - Adults
      • R125 - Kids u1.2m or 5 years and younger
      • R80 - Senior Citizens
  • When: 24 September, 9am - 6pm
  • Venue: Wiesenhof Adventure Park, Wiesenhof Klapmuts Rd, Stellenbosch
  • More Info: Heritage Day 2019

Celebrate Heritage Day the Lanzerac Way

Join Lanzerac Hotel & Spa on the 24th of September for Heritage Day in celebration of our diversity and community!

Lanzerac will host a cultural experience showcasing a wide assortment of unique dishes cooked over open flames in celebration of national “braai day”!

In true tradition, you will be welcomed with a glass of Lanzerac MCC and can spend the day savouring a feast of locally produced dishes prepared by the Lanzerac chefs, whilst roaming between the Taphuis, Private Dining venue and outdoor terrace.

Guests will be treated to tapas-style fare and slow roasted gourmet style pub plates. There will also be a kids’ station available on the day. In addition, Heritage Day revellers can enjoy their favourite Lanzerac wines in the outdoor wine lounge set up on the lush lawns, or artisanal gin from the pop-up bar in the Governors Hall.

Expect fresh, seasonal produce and great wine, along with pleasant music from our live entertainment.

Six Gun BRAAI Festival/Fees | Tue 24 Sep

Join Braai Festival this Heritage Day for an amazing day rich in heritage and ideal for the whole family!

Braai goers can expect gourmet braai feast, including vegetarian and halaal options, LIVE entertainment, craft beer, wine tasting, a lekker braai competition, 360 deg views of the Mother City, exclusive bunker tours, kiddies entertainment and much much more.

Please Note: 🐶 Furry family members are welcome!!
  • Cost:
    • R60 - Early Bird
    • R80 - Regular Bird
    • R100 - Late Bird
    • R120 - At the Door (Subject to availability)
    • FREE - Kids u13 years
  • When: 24 September, 11am - 10pm
  • Venue: Fort Wynyard - Cape Garrison Artillery, Granger Bay Blvd
  • More Info: Six Gun BRAAI Festival/Fees | Tue 24 Sep

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 Braai 2019 | JHB

On Heritage Day, Tuesday 24 September, thousands of South Africans will head outdoors, get the fires going and engage in one of our nation’s favourite pastimes – having a braai! ProVeg South Africa are proud to be hosting a plant-based Heritage Day Braai along with a long list of partners who share our concern for animals and the environment.

The event will be a community-led bring and braai where everyone is welcome, and guests are encouraged to bring along vegan food that represents their heritage. Please ensure that all items that you bring along are 100% plant-based :)

Thanks to their sponsors, they will have plenty of great meat-free burgers available, and provide a few salads too. Please bring some food to share if you can, but don't feel too much pressure if you aren't able to bring food, or don't know where to start.

Please invite friends and family who might be keen and let's make this one of the biggest Heritage Day celebrations in Cape Town!

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

National Braai Day For Charity 24th September

Lapamanzi Pub Africa are bringing all south africans together for a good cause.

Join them as they celebrate National Braai Day South African style!

Heritage Day Picnic

Looking for the perfect excuse to indulge in your favourite South African foods while relaxing under the beautiful African sun?

On 24 September 2019, Quatermain Faircity Hotel are hosting a picnic event in their picturesque gardens, complete with a live food station and old-school South African sweet bar.

  • Cost:
    • R295 pp - (Includes Picnic Platter menu)
  • When: 24 September, 12pm - 4pm
  • Venue: Quarter Main Faircity Hotel, 60 West Rd, South Morningside, Sandton
  • Bookings:
  • More Info: Heritage Day Picnic

Heritage Day African-Italian Art Lunch

The concept tis an African-Italian Art Lunch. ️🎨🇿🇦Presented by Café del Sol South Africa.

Come and celebrate National Heritage Day with Luyanda Mafanya, semi-finalist on MKR - My Kitchen Rules! 🙌 (CookingwithLuyanda)

This Heritage Day Luyanda will open a pop-up in the Café del Sol kitchen and cook a delicious African-Italian inspired lunch spread in an intimate setting. While indulging in Luyanda's delicious menu, 'Creative Curations Art of Dining' will broaden your knowledge on contemporary and unconventional art - presented by curatedbythembi.

Tickets include a 3 course lunch and wine, with additional alcoholic beverages available for purchase.

Heritage celebration with Our Community

Balopollwa Ba Christian Non-profit company invite you to ceebrate our heritage this Heritage Day.

Expect music, dancing, food and drink stalls and some awesome prizes to be won on the day. bring the whole family and join them for a day of celebration!

Pop-up Market at Design Quarter | Heritage Day

Join Market On Main for a pop-up market as they bring a piece of downtown Joburg to the Design Quarter.

It's Heritage Day which means they also get to celebrate all things South African. The shops and restaurants at the Design Quarter will all be open alongside your favourite vendors, and that unique Market On Main vibe.

Our annual Student Art Exhibition - Movement

Join Lillian Gray Artist & Art School for a stunning evening of art, wine, and performances.

Their talented students have worked hard all year to create amazing pieces of art depicting movement. Students range from ages 6 - 86.

  • Cost: R60 - Online
  • When: 24 September, 5pm - 8pm
  • Venue: Barnyard Teather Arena, Cresta Shopping Mall
  • More Info: Facebook Event

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:

Music in the Park Ft. Matthew Mole

Music in the Park Ft. Matthew Mole, a picnic style music festival for the whole family with top South African artist Matthew Mole, supported by top local acts.

Come celebrate being proudly South African with us this Heritage Day at the beautiful Chris Saunders Park. There will be fully stocked bars with all your favourite drinks, some of SA's best wines as well as tantalising, local food.

Embrace Ubuntu together this Heritage Day!
  • Cost:
    • R150 - Early Bird
    • R180 - Regular
    • R100 - Kids Ages 8 - 12 years
    • FREE - Kids u8 years
  • When: 24 September, 12pm - 6pm
  • Venue: Chris Saunders Park Umhlanga
  • More Info: Music in the Park Ft. Matthew Mole

Chimes of Freedom - Songs of Protest, Persuasion & Politics

If history is the story of man’s struggle for betterment, then protest music is the soundtrack to that struggle.

Multi-instrumentalist Richard Haslop, veteran bluesman Will Wallace and folk musician Mike Raftery join forces again at the Rhumbelow Theatre (Tina’s) in Kloof from 12 to 14 October to present “Chimes of Freedom – Songs of Protest, Persuasion & Politics”.

Whether grabbing attention, entertaining the people or upsetting those with a guilty conscience, protest songs have always reflected and sometimes even influenced the changing times.

Armed with seven instruments – acoustic and electric guitars, dobro, mandolin, resonator, weissenborn and bouzouki - this unique trio will present powerful songs - some familiar (Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon) and some that just have to be heard, ranging from the 1700’s Jacobite rebellions to today’s Brexit headlines.

  • Cost:
    • R150 - General Ticket
    • R130 - Pensioners/ Students
    • R75 - Kids u13 years
    • R120 - Loyalty card Holders
  • When: 24 September, 2pm & 6:30pm
  • Venue: Rhumbeo Theatre, 42 Cunningham Rd off Bartle Rd Umbilo
  • Bookings:
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Heritage Day Braai at Durban Country Club

Enjoy an exceptional day out with the whole family this Heritage Day, at Durban Country Club.

They are re-launching the pool cocktail bar so you can enjoy cocktails on the pool deck, live music, and a delicious braai buffet with an array of sumptuous accompaniments.

The kids will be entertained with a kiddies crafts table, jumping castle and access to the best kidzone in Durban.

  • Cost:
    • R210 - Members
    • R230 - Non Members
    • R110 - Kids Ages 6-12
    • R60 - Kids Ages 3-6
    • FREE - Kids u3 years
  • When: 24 September, 12pm - 6pm
  • Venue: Durban Country Cub, 101 Isaiah Ntshangase Rd
  • Bookings: 031 313 1777
  • More Info: Heritage Day Braai at Durban Country Club

Celebrate Heritage Day at Moyo Ushaka!

Come and celebrate with a Moyo speciality Heritage Day Buffet featuring traditional South African favourites!

Your ticket includes welcome drink and live entertainment by Rene Tsyiakanyi! Lunch is served from 12:00 – 16:00.

  • Cost:
    • R259 - Adults
    • R119 - Children 12 years & younger
  • When: 24 September,
  • Venue: Moyo (Ushaka) Ushaka Marine World, Durban
  • Bookings: 031 332 0606
  • More Info: Celebrate Heritage Day at Moyo Ushaka!

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:

Heritage Through Our Eyes At The Atrium Berea Mall

Join the Atrium Berea Mall in Overport, Berea where we showcase South African heritage through art. Be inspired by the rich culture that South Africa has and be a part of heritage through our eyes. We will be hosting some amazing artists and SA inspired fashion by Selfast Clothing and @eshallcollection on the ground floor!

You can also visit AIDS Foundation of South Africa from 23 - 27th Sep and get tested for free at the mall. Eantouch Radio will be broadcasting live from the mall to entertain you - Proudly SouthAfrican style!

Be a part of our heritage celebration!

  • Cost: Free
  • When: 22 - 27 September, 9am - 6pm
  • Venue: The Atrium, 430 Peter Mokaba Ridge, Durban
  • More Info: Facebook Event

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

Picnic For A Purpose

Let's spend Heritage Day with a fun-filled family picnic with kiddies play areas (jumping castles & water slides, etc) music, food & other stalls with the purpose of raising funds & donations of sanitary towels, under garments, clothing, cosmetic products and learning materials.

With various DJ's and Musicians. A bike and car convoy from the venue to Lerato House to handover donations in aid of Lerato House (Tshwane Leadership Foundation).

Braaidag by die Voortrekkermonument

Dinsdag (24 September) is Erfenisdag maar ook Nasionale Braaidag. Braaivleis is altyd lekker en môre is beslis die ideale dag om ’n vuurtjie aan te steek.

Bespreek nou 'n braaiplek op die piekniekterrein by die Voortrekker Monument & Nature Reserve vir 24 September tussen 09:00 - 15:00

Daar is braaiplekke, 'n groot wawiel braaiplek en staanplekke vir mense met gasbraaiers.

Braai Masters Day (Game Spit Braai) | Tues 24 Sept 2019

Propaganda Aqua Lounge presents Hangout Sundays.

Luxurious lounge based in the central heart of Pretoria with 2 lavish floors plus an exclusive roof-top with a pool... DO PRETORIA THE PROPA WAY this Heritage Day!

  • When: 24 September, 3pm - 3am
  • Venue: Propoganda Pretoria
  • Bookings:
    • 071 628 5193
  • More Info: Facebook Event

National Heritage Day / National Braai Day

The National Braai Day initiative aims to position National Heritage Day as South Africa's annual day of celebration.

We call on all South Africans to unite around braai fires. From small towns to big cities millions of South Africans are preparing to braai for their country on Braai Day.

  • When: 24 September, 4am - 11:30pm
  • Venue: Kampvuur Kuier
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Spring Day Party Bus 2019

Allow King of Communes be your tour guides and help you discover the raddest spots in the 012. Welcome to Spring Day Party Bus 2019!

This is your chance to follow in the footsteps of all the legends that have come before and be a part of something unforgettable 😉. This is the ultimate day jol.

Ten 60 seater busses will depart from The Jolly Roger, Hatfield, at 10am on Tuesday, Heritage Day. The busses will take you and your friends to three top secret locations in and around Pretoria before returning to The Jolly Roger at 5pm.

Along the way the Party Bus Lifeguards will be serving as your fun and sexy party starters ensuring that you are drunk and having a wild time! (You also need make sure they are drunk too)

Expect unlimited punch on your bus, and each venue will have a free drink waiting for you at the entrance. Food will also be provided at the first stop. This years theme is “First Time Tourists to South Africa” so get your hats on, sunblock out, and cameras ready for this amazing experience. So dress to impress!

  • Cost: R250 pp
  • When: 24 September, 10am - 2am
  • Venue: The Jolly Roger Hatfield, 285 Lynnwood Rd, Hatfield, Pretoria
  • More Info: Spring Day Party Bus 2019

Picnic in the Park

So many celebrations happen during the turning of the seasons, the solstice and the equinox. To keep in line with this human celebration, SASS and friends would like to invite you to come and join them for their 5th birthday just after equinox!

They want to take this opportunity to also introduce you to the other like minded groups in your area which you may not even know of. As humans we enjoy diversity and each of the groups bring their own flavour. Come meet them, come join the day with other secular humanists.

Pack your picnic basket and enjoy the day with your family and friends. There will also be braai facilities should you want to make use of them.

  • When: 24 September, 10:30am - 1:30pm
  • Venue: TBA, Pretoria
  • More Info: Facebook Event

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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