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Exciting Events To Attend During The Month Of October 2021

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Wondering what events you can look forward to during the month of October 2021? Then be sure to take a look at this list of exciting happenings, taking place throughout Joburg and its surrounds this month. There’s bound to be something for all ages. Think markets, beer runs, wine fests, Halloween thrills, romantic movie nights and so much more. 

WIN Big With Bedford Centre's School Art Competition

Closing date: Tuesday, 02 November 2021 at 18:00

Attention all young artists between 5 and 19 years old! It's time to get creative and enter this exciting competition for all students in and around Bedfordview, to showcase their art skills and stand the chance to win incredible prizes for themselves and their school from Bedford Centre and PNA. One prize includes an R30 000 bursary, sponsored by Oakfields College! Also, if you are in the Top 3 of your age category, you will be a part of the Bedford School Art Competition Exhibition!

Click here for more information as to how to enter. 

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The Good Mood Market

Date: Thursday, 21 October 2021 from 17:00 to 22:00.

If you find yourself in Irene, Pretoria, on the 21st, then be sure to stop by the Good Mood Market at Irene Village Mall for a lovely evening of delicious artisanal food and refreshing drinks, along with bespoke market stalls offering a wide selection of goods and delights, as well as great live music, under the stars. And if you decide to bring the whole family along, there is a new kiddies where the little ones will have a blast while being be well-looked after and entertained by experienced child-minders.

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The Linden Market 2021

Date: Saturday, 23 and Sunday, 24 October 2021 from 09:00 to 16:30

The Linden Market is back for their Spring edition! They're excited to welcome both their makers and visitors back for another amazing weekend out at The Botanical Gardens in Emmarentia! Here, shoppers will enjoy an afternoon browsing through a wide selection of rare, handmade items, while also indulging their taste buds with a variety of delcious foods and craft drinks on offer. Entrance to the market in R30 per person (click here to book your tickets online now), and there is secure parking available at Roosevelt School for R20. Also, your fur-babies are welcome, as long as they're on their leashes. Please note: No Mask = No Entry. There will be strict COVID-19 protocols followed.

linden market spring 2021

Avianto Romantic Movie Night

Date: Friday, 29 October 2021 from 18:00

Looking for a unique date night idea? then be sure not to miss the Avianto Romantic Movie Night this October. You and your sweetheart will enjoy a movie under the stars, the movie showing will be Notting Hill. Watch the movie and tuck into a delectable picnic and set up. Check in is at 14:00 on the day. The evening will start at 18:00 for 18:30 – movie starts at 19:30. Once the movie has ended, retreat for one night in a luxury room with scrumptious breakfast the next morning. Cash bar is available. Be sure to book your spot ASAP as space is limited.

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Halloween Night Market

Date: Friday, 29 October 2021 from 18:00 to 22:00

It is time for some spooky fun perfect for the whole family! Join the German Club in Edenvale for a thrilling night out at their Halloween Night Market. Spend the evening strolling through and trick or treating at all the stalls, enter the Best Dressed competition to stand a chance to win a prize, and support a worthy cause. This is going to be a fun-filled and vibey night out you don't want to miss! There is something for everyone. Expect to find  unique handcrafted gifts, toys, jewellery, clothing, delicious food and drinks and much more. Entrance is R20  per adult and R10 per child children and pensioner. Please note: take along some cash as not all stallholders have card machines.

halloween night market

The Bedfordview Night Market

Date: Friday, 29 October 2021 from 17:00 to 22:00

The Bedfordview Night Market returns this month with a bang! Join them for a night under the twinkling fairy lights and the Bedfordview skies, indulging and enjoying a wide selection of great food, interesting stalls, lots of fun as well as wonderful company. Covid Protocols will be maintained during the market. No Mask = No Entry. Ensure that you practice social distance at all times. Entry is R10 per person.

Bedfordview Night Market

The Haunted Forest® – Apocalypse

Date: Saturday, 30 October 2021 from 12:00 to 23:00

The Haunted Forest®, returns! Now in its sixth year, this thrilling and oh-so spooky event has continuously grown, with this year taking a wicked leap into the world of horror and fright. Join them for a Hallows Festival with a Haunted Forest walk themed Apocalypse, multiple life size horror scenes to meander through, a big screen showing the scariest horror films, and perhaps challenge the Strong Man in the village! And for the little ones, there's a Trick or Treat festival walk. Click here to get your tickets for this event now before it's too late! Space is limited.

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Joburg Diwali Shopping Fair

Date: Saturday, 30 and Sunday, 31 October 2021 from 10:00 to 16:00 daily.

Enjoy a day filled with Diwali celebrations with the Joburg Diwali Shopping Fair at Heathway Centre. there will be plenty of fun activities ideal for all ages, as well as plenty of Indian culture to delight all. You can also expect to enjoy live Indian dancing, an Indian DJ spinning great tunes, a variety of Indian food stalls that's sure to delight you taste buds with authentic Indian cuisine, a selection of market stalls , a children's play area, and much more. Entry to this fair is FREE.

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