Heritage Day Events In Joburg 2023


Wondering what you can get up to this Heritage Day weekend? Then be sure not to miss out on these exciting events aimed at celebrating our beautiful and diverse heritage!

#TheHeartOfCenturion at Centurion Mall

Date: Saturday, 23 September 2023

Centurion Mall invites you to join the celebrations that this weekend brings. From springtime delights and plenty of RWC action to Heritage Day thrills and plenty of happiness, join them a day filled with joy, pride, and cultural dynamism. There’s sure to be something to entertain and delights all ages, from Centurion se eie Boeremark, lots of family friendly entertainment, selfie opportunities and challenges, and much more.

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Comic Con Africa 2023

Date: Friday, 22 September 2023 until Monday, 25 September 2023.

Dust off your superhero outfits, because Comic Con Africa, South Africa’s ultimate pop culture and gaming festival, is gearing up for a triumphant return to the Johannesburg Expo Centre (Nasrec). This highly anticipated event is set to enthrall fans once again, drawing enthusiasts from all corners of the country and beyond, for a grand celebration of everything geeky – from comics and gaming to movies and television. 

View the rest of the event here.

Heritage Day Paint Night

Date: Friday, 22 September 2022 from 18:00 to 21:00

Lillian Gray Art School will be offering a unique Heritage Day celebration (space is limited) and join them for a fun-filled paint night in honour of our beautiful South African heritage at the Lillian Gray Art Studio.

Don’t forget to dress up in your best heritage attire to get into the spirit of this special day. Other than all of the fun painting a beautiful picture and having a blast and a few laughs, there’s also a prize for the best dressed on the evening.

Best of all, you don’t need to be a Picasso to join in on the fun, no painting experience is required.

Cullinan Heritage Day Gin Fest 2023

Date: Saturday, 23 September 2023 until Sunday, 24 September 2023.

Prepare your taste buds for an extraordinary experience as the event organisers showcase quality craft gin from the finest distilleries in the country, specially selected for this occasion. As you explore the market venue, you’ll also find a delightful array of food stalls and arts and crafts to add to the festivities.

Read the event listing here.

DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival 2023

Date: Saturday, 23 September 2023 until Sunday, 24 September 2023.

Presented by DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival Powered by LottoStar, an incredible lineup of stars awaits you! Dance the night away to the timeless tunes of Shalamar, Incognito, and Robert Glasper. And that’s not all! Brace yourself for the uplifting beats of Arrested Development and the electrifying energy of Oskido.

But wait, there’s more! The event celebrates the best of local talent with the likes of Ringo Madlingozi, Oscar Mbo, Mörda, DJ Zinhle, Christos, DJ Kent, and a host of other homegrown artists who will showcase their exceptional skills.

Interested in learning more? Click here.

Rugby World Cup Screenings

Date: Saturday, 23 September 2023 from 21:00.

On September 23rd, the highly anticipated 2023 Rugby World Cup witnesses a thrilling encounter as South Africa and Ireland, both considered strong contenders, face off in a pivotal Pool B showdown at the iconic Stade de France.

View our rugby viewing spots article here.

Lindfield House – Celebrating Heritage Victorian-Style

Date: Saturday, 23 September 2023 from 14:00 until 17:00.

Experience an exclusive journey guided by Katherine Love, the esteemed chatelaine of Lindfield, as she opens the doors to her exceptional house museum nestled in Auckland Park. Open to all age groups, this tour presents a genuine portal to yesteryears, inviting visitors to gaze through a real window into the splendor of days gone by! 

Read more about this event here.

Candace Bushnell Brings Her One Woman Show to South Africa

Date: Saturday, 23 September from 15:00 until 22:00.

Prepare to be swept away by the tales that sparked the cultural sensation, SEX IN THE CITY. Uncover the enigmas, the controversies, and the victories that shaped an era.

From the glamour of New York City to the highs and lows of romance, this singular production will evoke laughter, tears, and a newfound determination to embrace your individual journey. The event is limited to 2 Shows Only, so be sure to get your tickets to avoid disappointment.

Read more about the event here.

Melville Heritage Day Market

Date: Sunday, 24 September 2023 from 09:00 until 15:30.

Come and join the event organisers at 27 Boxes as they celebrate the rich heritage of South Africa in the heart of Melville. They are on the lookout for distinctive South African products, proudly crafted or sourced locally. To learn more about this event, kindly reach out to us at Your participation will help them contribute to the diverse cultural legacy of South Africa.

Click here to see how you can get involved.

Cooler Box Run at Rosemary Hill

Date: Sunday, 24 September 2023 from 10:00.

Get ready for the Annual Braai Day Cooler Box Run, at this Pretoria based venue. Experience outdoor adventures, obstacle fun, and quality time with loved ones in the sun.The cooler box must be a hard box. No soft bags with straps allowed. It needs to be able to fit 6 beers, your bun, wors and half a bag of ice. Teams may bring one big box or a few smaller ones – as long as they are boxes that are carried with handles.

Find the rest of the event details here.

Heritage Day Hike at Melville Koppies

Date: Sunday, 24 September 2023 from 08:00- 11:00.

This exhilarating trek winds its way through the Melville Koppies nature reserve and heritage site, extending into Melville Koppies East before looping back into the reserve.

No reservations are required. Arrive at 8:00, as the guided hike kicks off promptly at 8:30. Worried about keeping pace? Fear not – there are multiple points where you can take a detour and find your way back to your starting point. Alternatively, take the heritage trail or explore any of the numerous paths at your own pace.

View the event listing here.

Heritage Day Celebrations at Fourways Farmers Market

Date: Monday, 25 September 2023 from 08:00- 11:00.

Come dressed in your full Heritage outfit and stand the chance of winning GREAT PRIZE. Enjoy a fun day with the most beautiful views in Joburg. The Modderfontein located market will have live entertainment from the best local artists, fun kids activities and their vendors are bringing their Mzansi spirit to their stalls. 

Please note: Events may be cancelled, postponed or fully booked at any given time. Please contact the event organisers for further information regarding the event of interest if you require further information. 

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