Welcome To Cradlestone Mall

Located in the heart of Mogale City in the West Rand, offering visitors 81 333 m² of retail, dining and entertainment pleasure, Cradlestone Mall is an architectural masterpiece complete with the perfect combination of 160 quality shops, restaurants and services. Here, shoppers will find everything they need from day-to-day essentials and fashion inspiration to gifting ideas and well-deserved spoils. In between shopping, visitors can grab a bite to eat and recharge at one of the various restaurants throughout the centre, or catch the latest blockbusters at their Ster-Kinekor cinema. Cradlestone Mall ensures that their guests enjoy an exceptional and unforgettable shopping experience.

For more malls in Johannesburg, click here to take a look at our shopping guide to the city!

What Are You Looking For?

Shopping
Restaurants
Movies
Services
Parking
Trading Hours
Contact Details

Shopping

For all your shopping needs and inspiration for fashion, home décor and gifting ideas, Cradlestone Mall is sure to have exactly what you're looking for. Boasting a wide range of stores covering everything from clothing and footwear, health and beauty and department stores to kids fashion, home and décor, outdoor and pets, and much more, there's plenty to explore at the mall. A few stores you can find at Cradlestone Mall includes Baby Boom, Body Sense Boutique, Checkers, Clicks, Coricraft, Flight Centre, Game, Milady's, Mr Price and Old Khaki.

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Restaurants

Whether you're looking to grab something on-the-go or would like to sit-down and enjoy a lovely meal with your loved ones, Cradlestone Mall offers shoppers a wide selection of restaurants to choose from. Tuck into a filling breakfast at Mugg & Bean to ensure you're fueled and ready for your retail therapy session. Stop by Doppio Zero for a delectable lunch with your friends to catch up on the latest gossip. And for dinner, why not treat the family to flame-grilled ribs and buffalo wings at the ever-popular Spur! You'll be spoilt for choice with Cradlestone Mall's dining options.

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Movies

From action-packed adventures and hair raising thrillers, to exciting animations and moving dramas, you're sure to find the perfect movie on the big screen at Ster-Kinekor! Don't forget to grab yourself a few snacks and drink at the goodie-packed concession stand before you make your way to your designated cinema and find your seats. They also boast an IMAX theatre, ensuring the ultimate movie viewing experience! To see what's currently on circuit at Ster-Kinekor Cradlestone Mall, click here.

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Services

Cradlestone Mall offers their shoppers a wide range of services to ensure that their visit is as convenient and comfortable as possible. Ensuring that you remain connected whether it's for business or leisure, the mall offers shoppers Wi-Fi throughout the centre. There are baby changing and family rooms ready to cater to the entire family. Wheelchairs services are available for shoppers requiring assistance. Gift cards are available at the Information Desk, located at Entrance 5, which make the perfect gift for your loved ones. The mall also offers an electric car charging unit located at Entrance 1*, as well as pause areas where shippers can recharge, reconnect and relax.

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Parking

When it comes to parking at the mall, there's plenty space available, ensuring ease and convenience when you visit the cenre. There are three parking entrances accessible from the N14 Highway, Furrow Road and Hendrik Potgieter Road. There are over 4 000 parking bays across four undercover parking levels and one main open level. You can access the mall through seven main entrances. Also, there's a minimum of two disabled parking bays as well as family parking at each entrance. As for parking payment, parking is FREE, all day, every day! You can find each entrance to the mall at the following points:

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Trading Hours

Please note that selected stores, national and major retailers, banks, as well as food outlets' trading hours may differ. Click here for more information regarding the mall's trading hours.

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Contact Details

Website: www.cradlestonemall.co.za

Tel: 010 020 1234

Email: [email protected]

Address: Corner Furrow Road and Hendrik Potgieter Road, Muldersdrift, Krugersdorp, Johannesburg.

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Movie Cinemas In Johannesburg

Johannesburg is jam-packed with cinemas! The only thing you need to do is find your nearest one, grab your family and friends, buy a few snacks, and pick which movie you're in the mood to watch. From action-packed films and family-friendly animations to hilarious rom-coms and hair-raising horrors, you'll definitely find a flick on circuit at one of these movie cinemas in the city.

What Are You Looking For? 

Ster-Kinekor
Nu Metro
The Bioscope
Egrek Cinema
Latest Movie Releases

Ster-Kinekor

With cinemas scattered all over the city, Ster-Kinekor is sure to a movie for all ages, every mood and every occasion. To see what movies are currently showing or to find a Ster-Kinekor cinema near you, visit their website. A few locations where you can find a Ster-Kinekor includes Cresta Shopping Centre, Sandton Shopping Centre, Bedford Square, Cradlestone Mall, Cedar Square, Carnival City and Mall of Africa, just to name a few.

Visit Ster-Kinekor Cinemas.

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Nu Metro

Bringing cutting-edge cinema experiences such as 4DX, Xtreme and VIP at select cineplexes nationwide, Nu Metro brings you the latest blockbusters across a variety of genres. From exciting animations that'll delight families and audiences of all ages and moving dramas that'll have you reaching for a tissue to adrenaline packed action and hair raising horrors, there's sure to be something showing on the big screen. You can even make your movie viewing experience even more lifelike. Click here to find your nearest Nu Metro cinema and see what's currently on circuit.

Visit Nu Metro.

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The Bioscope Independent Cinema

Who doesn't know the ever-popular Bioscope Independent Cinema? This unique cinema has brought visitors only the best in local and international film features to Joburg movie lovers for a full decade. This June, in celebration of their 10th anniversary, The Bioscope Independent Cinema said goodbye to its home in Maboneng, and made its way to its brand-new location at 44 Stanley in Milpark. Be sure to visit their website to see what shows and screenings are coming up or currently showing.

Visit the Bioscope Independent Theatre.

Egrek Cinema

In the mood for a movie but don’t want to visit one of the usual cinemas in the city? Then why not enjoy a unique movie viewing experience at the brand-new Egrek Cinema? Located on 4th Avenue in Parkhurst, Egrek Cinema is an independent 30-seat cinema offering an intimate and exclusive viewing experience, perfect for screening the latest movies. Visit Egrek Cinema’s website to see what’s currently showing on their big screen.

Visit Egrek Cinema.

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Latest Movie Releases

Wondering what's currently on circuit at the city's most popular cinemas? Click here to see what releases you can expect throughout the month. Be sure to visit Ster-Kinekor and Nu Metro, find your nearest cineplex and book your seats now. Also, be sure to keep in mind that cinemas are now practicing social distancing and strict safety regulations, rules and protocols. Visit their websites to find out more.

Shopping in Roodepoort

Roodepoort is home to a bustling array of malls and shopping centres throughout the district, as well as retail complexes such as the Hillfox Value Centre. You are never far from quality retailers in Roodepoort, and can find all your essentials, plus a few surprises you may not have thought of!

What Are You Looking For?

Shopping Centres & Malls
Retail Complexes

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Shopping Centres & Malls


Clearwater Mall

Clearwater Mall is conveniently located on the corner of Hendrik Potgieter and Christiaan de Wet Roads. This centre is a premier shopping destination in the North West Suburbs of Johannesburg, with over 200 stores!

Visit Clearwater Mall.

Cradlestone Mall

Cradlestone Mall is an architectural masterpiece, comprising two main retail levels, a third food court level and over 4 000 parking bays. Optimally situated on the corner of a busy intersection –the N14 Highway and Hendrik Potgieter Road – and in close proximity to the world heritage site, The Cradle of Human Kind, Cradlestone provides a convenient and enjoyable shopping experience.

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Featherbrooke Village Shopping Centre

Featherbrooke Village Shopping Centre is conveniently situated for locals and those passing through the area. Everything you need can be found here. You can find Featherbrooke Village on the corner of Hendrik Potgieter and Peter Roads, Ruimsig.

Visit Featherbrooke Village Shopping Centre.

Flora Shopping Centre

Flora Shopping Centre is located on the corners of Ontdekkers Road and Conrad Street in Florida North. The centre is surrounded by low and high density suburban developments. In addition, the centre is also supported by other commercial properties and by the community.

Visit Flora Shopping Centre.

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Horizon Shopping Centre

As the site of the oldest trade buildings in the West Rand, Horizon Shopping Centre is Roodepoort’s ultimate convenience shopping centre. Experience the perfect blend of business and leisure at this neighbourhood-friendly mall. Horizon Shopping Centre is the perfect meeting place for the young and old!

Visit Horizon Shopping Centre.

Lifestyle Crossing & Retail Crossing

Lifestyle Crossing and Retail Crossing are sister centres located at the junction of Nic Diederichs Boulevard and Hendrik Potgieter Road. The Crossings offer an extensive range of stores, with everything from fast food outlets, to health and beauty shops, to computer and electronics stores, and more!

Visit Lifestyle Crossing & Retail Crossing.

Northgate Shopping Centre

Northgate Shopping Centre is a family-friendly lifestyle centre and mall that has transformed over the years into a one-stop shopping, entertainment and dining experience for all ages. The centre is conveniently located at the  intersections of Malibongwe and Northumberland, meaning that it is easily accessible from the East, West and South of the Centre key.  With over 90 000 sqm of retail space, Northgate has everything needed to provide an unforgettable shopping experience.

Visit Northgate Shopping Centre.

Westgate Mall

Westgate Mall is a large, conveniently-located and family-friendly mall. It is ideally located along major and public transit routes. Furthermore, the high level of accessibility offered to disabled or mobility-impaired customers makes the Westgate an ideal mall for all.

Visit Westgate Mall.

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Retail Complexes


Hillfox Value Centre

The Hillfox Value Centre is a value-inspired shopping destination, conveniently located on Hendrik Potgieter drive in Weltevredenpark. A one-stop shopping experience is what the Hillfox Value Centre is all about, and with over 30 shops and services on offer, you can buy all your essentials and more!

Visit Hillfox Value Centre.

Christmas Villages To Take The Kids To This December

Festive Magic At Montecasino

This year, bring the kids to Montecasino to experience the festive magic of the season. Visit the magical village of lights, the largest indoor Christmas lights display in Joburg, or marvel at the stories told through the state-of-the-art 3D projection on Montecasino's Tuscan facade. If that wasn't enough festive cheer for you, kids will be enthralled with the tons of free entertainment on offer at the Piazza.

Click here for more information.

Sandton City Christmas Village

Joburg's favourite shopping destination, Sandton City, is the home of a spectacular Christmas market this year. Reminiscent of a typical European market, the stalls will be housed under custom-built wooden huts. Selling an array of African-inspired Christmas gifts, the vendors will be towered by a 6m tall Christmas tree! So, come and join in for some caroling, feasting and the spirit of family at the Sandton City Christmas Village.

Click here for more information.

Emperors Palace Garden of Lights 

The Emperors Palace Garden of Lights is back! Bigger and better than ever before, the Christmas festivities will be in full swing here. Bring the little ones to Santa's Village, where the elves will be tolling away, preparing all the gifts for the big day. Or, pop into the Crafters Fair Market to find the best artisan toys and trinkets. Round things off at the adjoining carnival, which features fun rides and tasty treats, including Frosty Melts and Chip Twisters.

Click here for more information.

Christmas Villages

Santa's World of Wonder

Cradlestone Mall presents Santa's World of Wonder this December. There will be a range of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy, including a bauble making factory, baking workshops, Toy Town, Santa’s Post Office and Santa’s Village. Kiddies will also be delighted by the main attraction at the village - a super-sized inflatable polar bear! It's a must-visit for sure.

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Destination Christmas

Melrose Arch invites you and the kids to take a stroll through their electric Christmas light display this December. With an all new Fantasy Garden on the Piazza, this is one of the most popular Christmas villages in the city. Santa Claus will also be making surprise visits, so be sure to have your wishlists at the ready. Destination Christmas is the ultimate family fun experience.

Click here for more information.

Joburg Zoo Festival of Lights 

Joburg Zoo have partnered with Joburg Theatre to bring you their annual festival of lights this December. Come and see an array of life-sized light displays, featuring all your favourite animals. The magnificent tree of lights, which sparkles from the centre of the zoo, will take centre stage while live performances keep you and kids entertained. You can also expect a number of food and craft stalls. See you there.

Click here for more information.

Do you know of any other merry Christmas villages in the city? Let us know about them! 

School Holiday Programmes For Autumn 2020

Autumn 2020 School Holiday Programmes

Bright Young Chefs Holiday Club

Dates: 23 - 26 March 2020 & 30 March 2020

First up on our school holiday programme list is something tasty. Do your children enjoy cooking? Bright Young Chefs will be hosting an Easter-themed holiday club over the autumn school holidays. The cost is between R155 to R205 per workshop (three hours long) per child, which includes a chef’s hat, use of all the equipment and ingredients, refreshments, aprons (for use only) and takeaway containers. They’ll have lots of fun cooking and baking delicious Easter goodies, such as Easter cupcakes, Easter Eggs, Easter biscuits, a Chocolate Bunny Cake, and an Easter Egg Cream Tart. There are two different time slots per day that the holiday club run,  click here to book for classes in Fairland and click here to book for the branch in Mulbarton.

School Holiday Programmes

The Jungle Book Kids at The Joburg Theatre

Date: Sunday, 08 March 2020 – Sunday, 26 April 2020

Why not treat your little ones to a little bit of theatre? Celebrating Peoples Theatre’s 20-year anniversary being based at Joburg Theatre, Jill Girard and Keith Smith bring back one of the audience all-time favourites for their first production in 2020, Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS. The magic of the jungle comes alive on stage, providing children, parents and all those with a love of joy and laughter, the ideal family entertainment to kickstart the holidays. Click here to see our review of this show. Tickets cost R145 per person for general public or R100 for members of the Peoples Theatre Kids Club.

 

Musical Theatre Holiday Club

Date: 23 - 27 March 2020

The Musical Theatre Holiday Club, presented by the Johannesburg Academy for Theatre Arts, will be heading to Cresta Shopping Centre during the autumn school holidays! This holiday club runs during the week, ending with a showcase performance at the end of the workshop. It will develop your child's coordination, musicality, expression, voice projection, improvisation and performance, while encouraging youngsters to become a triple-threat in the arts. But, most importantly, it's fun! Email [email protected] to book or for more information.

School Holiday Programmes

(Fun)Tastic Plants School Holiday Programme At Sci-Bono Discovery Centre

Date: 21 March 2020 – 29 March 2020

Are your little ones science boffs? Or are they just inquisitive about everything around them? Visit Sci-Bono during the March school holidays and explore the FUNtastic world of plants. This school holiday programme offers kids interesting activities that'll explore plants cells through a microscope, explain why chopping an onion makes people cry, tell them why leaves change colour as seasons come and go, and they'll also get to create their very own plant-based lip balm and more. Activities are suitable for kids 5 years and above. For more information, contact Silindokuhle Mbonane or Alfred Hanyane at 011 639 8400 or email [email protected] or [email protected].

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Casual Bum-Boarding At Ski Deck

Treat the kids to an afternoon of bum-boarding, slope-surfing and sliding down the 20m slope at the famous Ski Deck in Ferndale. No need to endure freezing conditions and travel to the other side of the world to enjoy a little skiing. The cost is R100 per child, for two hours of fun. They’ll also have access to the jungle gym and zip line. Bookings for this are only available during the week and by appointment.

School Holiday Programmes

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Be a Zoo Keeper for a Day at Lory Park Zoo

Date: 24 - 27 March 2020 |  07 - 09 April 2020 | 21 - 24 April 2020

Be a Zoo Keeper for a Day at Lory Park Zoo is an opportunity to teach children about animals and how to be a zoo keeper for the day. Kids will learn about animal welfare through daily husbandry which will include activities such as cleaning and feeding camps. Kids will get involved with enrichment (making toys for the animals) to vet care and preventative medicine while also learning about lions, tigers, reptiles to owls and more. It's great fun for all ages. Children will be supervised by the education officer or supervisor on duty at all times to ensure their safety. The cost of this holiday programme is R200 per day and includes the full day of activities and a small lunch (hotdog, chips, drink and ice-cream). Make sure your child has extra water, sunscreen and old clothes that can get dirty, as well as extra snacks to nibble on throughout the day.

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Don't Miss Santa’s World Of Wonder At Cradlestone Mall This December!

Festive Fun For The Whole Family

If you need something merry and jolly to get you into the festive spirit this holiday season, then be sure not to miss out on Santa's World Of World at Cradlestone Mall this December!

Santa’s World Of Wonder will bring the mall to life with an extravagant and exciting lineup of activities perfect for the entire family. These activities include fun at the Baubles Factory, baking workshops, Toy Town, Santa’s Post Office and Santa’s Village. Experience fun-filled memory-making moments this Christmas season!

The Baubles Factory

Let your imagination run wild and express your decorative creativity at the Baubles Factory. Make a bauble for yourself to take home and hang on your Christmas tree and another to donate.

The Best Bakery In Town

The holiday season isn't the same without baking up a storm. Don't miss the four fun gingerbread workshops, daily at 09:00, 11:00, 13:00 and 15:00.

Toy Town

Toy Town is perfect for parents who are looking for gift ideas for the little ones and to keep the kids entertained! Don't forget to visit the dazzling display of the coolest toys. All toys will be donated to a charity at the end of the campaign.

Frosty Fun

The star attraction at Santa's World Of Wonder is the super-sized polar bear inflatable.

Santa's Post Office

Haven't sent your wish list to Santa yet? Write a letter to Santa Claus, head to Santa's Post Office, and see if your festive wish comes true.

Meet Santa

And, of course, Christmas just isn't Christmas without a special visit from the beloved Santa Claus!

When Is It?

Thursday, 05 December 2019 until Sunday, 05 January 2020, from 10:00 – 17:00.

Where Is It? 

Cradlestone Mall, Hendrik Potgieter Road, Furrow Road, Krugersdorp.

How Much Is It? 

Entrance to Santa's World Of Wonder is FREE.

For More Information

For more information about Santa's World of Wonder or Cradlestone Mall, visit www.cradlestonemall.co.za.

You can contact them on 010 020 1234.

Don't forget to follow or like them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Under the Sea Holiday Free Edutainment at Cradlestone Mall

What Is It?

The ocean is an enchanting wonder-world, filled with dazzling creatures and amazing secrets. To learn more about the magical ocean and its wildlife, come to Cradlestone Mall this July. Bring the kids along to enjoy an Under The Sea experience. Here's what's on offer:

The Under the Sea Holiday programme is completely free, so you have no excuse not to bring the kids! Remember to bring your cameras, because the kids will have the opportunity to take a selfie with the virtual underwater creatures. Don't miss it!

When Is It?

Monday, 01 July - Wednesday, 31 July 2019 at 10:00 - 17:00 daily.

Where Is It?

Cradlestone Mall, Corner Furrow Road and Hendrik Potgieter Road, Muldersdrift, Krugersdorp, Gauteng.

How Much Is It?

Entrance is free.

For more information

For more information, visit their website, or follow them on social media:

Facebook - facebook.com/CSMallEndlessDiscovery

Twitter - twitter.com/MallCradlestone

Instagram - instagram.com/Cradlestone_mall/

Contact them on 010 020 1234 or via email at [email protected]

Here Are Our June 2019 Musts

TOPS at Spar Wine Show

A winter WINEderland awaits at Montecasino this month! The TOPS at Spar Wine Show is back, bringing guests a glorious experience for vino lovers. Here, you can indulge your WINEderlust with a wide selection of wine varietals, insight into the wine-making processes, as well as wine pairings to delight your senses. Make sure you get your tickets ASAP. All tickets include a tasting glass, all tastings and access to the wine theatres.

Dates: 06 – 08 June 2019

Times: Thursday 6 June – 17:00 – 21:00 | Friday 7 June: 17:00 – 21:00 | Saturday 8 June: 15:00 – 21:00.

Venue: Montecasino, 01 Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways, Johannesburg.

Cost: R185 – R495 per person. Click here to get your tickets.

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Disney on Ice Presents Magical Ice Festival

The oh-so magical and enchanting Disney on Ice Presents Magical Ice Festival is back to thrill audiences once again. This winter wonderland is a must for the whole family. Head to Time Square or the Ticketpro Dome and see your favourite Disney characters come to life and take you on exciting and spectacular adventures… on ice! Experience an all-new fun fairy tale twist with princesses Ariel, Rapunzel and Belle, as well as a special appearance by Anna and Elsa from the Academy Award® winning feature film, Disney’s Frozen! Journey up the North Mountains with the hilarious and beloved snowman Olaf, mountain-man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer, Sven, as they help the sisters in a journey full of action, magic and unforgettable characters.

Date:

Venue: Time Square – Pretoria | Ticketpro Dome - Johannesburg

Cost: Tickets cost between R120 – R495 per person and can be bought at Computicket.

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School Holiday Fun at Cradlestone

Now something for the little ones! We know the school holidays are on the horizon and if you’re in search of some excitement for the little ones, Cradlestone Mall is the place to be! They’ll be going all out with their Under The Sea Kids Holiday programme. You can expect plenty of thrills from animatronic penguins, sharks and dolphins; interesting ocean facts; a virtual aquarium; a 2m high Megalodon jaw and shark cage perfect for some epic selfies to a shark fossil display and artefacts; virtual reality sea experiences; whale hologram education area; tablet games; colouring tables and much more.

Date: 15 June – 14 July 2019

Venue: Cradlestone Mall

Cost: FREE* (there may be a few activities that involve an additional cost).

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One Night With Mi Casa, Lady Zamar & Shimza

Take a concert road trip down to the Vaal this June! Emerald Resort & Casino will be bringing you a local musical evening you don’t want to miss. Party the night away with award-winning South African music sensations, Mi Casa, the ever-popular singer and songwriter, Lady Zamar and the electric Shimza! This evening is an absolute must, so get your tickets now! Also, don’t forget to check out their fantastic accommodation special for this evening. And remember, it’s summer all year round at the climate-controlled Aquadome. Splash into their indoor, heated pools with their hot winter rates.

Date: Saturday, 15 June 2019

Time: 19:00

Venue:  Emerald Arena

Price: Tickets cost R500 per person VIP and R200 per person General. Click here to get your tickets.

The Vaal River Meander Wine Route 2019

Winter only means one thing; the return of the ever-popular and much anticipated, Vaal River Meander Wine Route! And to kick off this six-week celebration of wine, Stonehaven on Vaal and Riverside Sun Hotel will be hosting the official one-day launch extravaganza, the Vaal River Wine Expo on 22 June. Here, you can expect indoor and outdoor wine tastings of over 200 wines from over 50 different wine estates, delicious food, great entertainment and a complimentary 30-minute Vaal River cruise per entry ticket. There is no better way to keep warm this winter than at this wine spectacular.

Date: 23 June – 04 August 2019

Venue: Various venues in the Vaal

Cost: R200 per person for the Vaal River Wine Expo on 22 June, click here to get your tickets | R30 for 8 wines; R40 for 12 wines; R50 for 16 wines during the Vaal River Meander Wine Route

Vaal River Meander Wine Route

Visit the brand-new Urban moyo

There is a brand-new culinary experience in town, and it’s the perfect way to keep the chill at bay. Urban moyo in the heart of the bustling Sandton CBD is a must-do for your winter to-do list. They bring a whole new take on live-fire cooking and invite you to join them around their fire, indulge in African-inspired dishes complete with a unique twist and sample some of the best cocktails in the city.

Details: www.urbanmoyo.co.za | 011 326 5523 [email protected] | 24 Central 6 Gwen Lane and Fredman Drive, Sandton, Johannesburg

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A Little Bit of Theatre

The city will the warming up with a hot theatre lineup this winter! Whether you’re in the mood for a little bit of comedy, want to experience the magic of the opera or simply just want to enjoy a night on the town, there’s sure to be something to delight. Click here to see what will be coming up this June and July.

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Plenty of Winter Warmer Menus

Winter is all about tucking into a lot of comfort food! So, to warm you up from the inside out, we have gone in search of some winter menus in and around the city that’ll certainly keep the cold at bay. There are plenty of dishes and delights in store that are sure to leave you feeling satisfied and cosy.

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Where Are The Best Malls In The City?

Sandton City Shopping Centre

This one is a given! Sandton City Shopping Centre is the place to be if you're looking for a world-class shopping experience like no other. There's something for everyone, from international and exclusive brands on the Diamond Walk for the fashionista and delights for the little ones at Hamley's (sliding into the store is only the beginning!), to some of the best coffee, sweet treats and food in the city (think Krispy Kreme, Starbuck, Belle's Patisserie, JB's Corner, Walnut Grove, the list goes on and on). And best of all, they host fun and exciting activations throughout the mall on a regular basis, perfect for the whole family.

Details: www.sandtoncity.com | 011 217 6000 | [email protected] | Sandton City, 83 Rivonia Road, Sandhurst, Sandton, Johannesburg.

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The Italian Retrospective highlights 14 designers and their mastery in Italian design across the ages, who have not only made their mark in Italy but have had a global following. These include: Roberto Capucci, Ken Scott, Renato Balestra, Curiel, Roberta di Camerino, Franco Moschino, Irene Galitzine, Sorelle Fontana Alta Moda s.r.l, Gianni Versace, Valentino, Gianfranco Ferré, Emilio Pucci, Giorgio Armani, and Ferragamo.⠀ ⠀ The Italian Retrospective Exhibition will be on display until 7 April 2019 in the Sandton City Diamond Walk.⠀ #IconicSandton #52iconicweeks #italianfashionretrospectiveinthecity

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The Zone @ Rosebank

Rosebank is another hip and happening node in the city, and if you're in the mood to indulge in a little retail therapy, enjoy a slow lunch, treat the kids to a lovely day out or simply people watch, The Zone @ Rosebank is the place to be and be seen. This location is dynamic, trendy and distinctive. Got everything from a variety of restaurants offering whatever you're in the mood for to The Fun Company, movies and bowling to keep the little ones entertained, as well as boasting some top-notch fashion boutiques.

Details: thezoneatrosebank.co.za |  011 537 3800 | [email protected] | 177 Oxford Street, Rosebank, Johannesburg.

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Eastgate Shopping Centre

Eastgate Shopping Centre is all about the four Fs - fashion, food, family and fun! This mall has undergone a little bit of a makeover and it's bigger and better than ever before. Since Eastgate focusses on a great day out ideal for the whole family, they have plenty in store, no pun intended! There's a wide array of shops for you to wonder and enjoy, loads of restaurants offering delicious food to keep you energised for your shopping spree, and if you need to rest and put your feet up for a little bit, the amazing IMAX Theatre is a great place to relax while catching one of the latest blockbusters.

Details: www.eastgateshops.com | 011 479 6000 | [email protected] | 43 Bradford Road, Bedfordview, Johannesburg.

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Cresta Shopping Centre

If you happen to be in Randburg and would like to enjoy an all-rounded shopping experience complete with great entertainment, good food, all the latest trends and gadgets under one roof, as well as family-friendly fun, then make sure you stop by Cresta Shopping Centre. The centre has recently undergone an epic revamp to create a  three-level food and entertainment court which is jam-packed with a selection of local and international restaurants as well as great fun for everyone, including a game arcade, a Ster-Kinekor Cinema Prestige and Gold Rush Bingo. Keep an eye on their Facebook page to stay up to date with the latest events and activations.

Details: www.crestashoppingcentre.co.za | 011 678 5306 | [email protected] | Corner Beyers Naude Drive and Weltevreden Road, Cresta, Randburg, Johannesburg

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Melrose Arch

This ever-popular and well-known spot in the middle of Birnam is known for being the best Joburg has to offer. Melrose Arch is a residential, retail, entertainment and leisure hot spot that attracts not only international guests, but also the locals who are seeking the ultimate upmarket experience. This precinct feels like a little city all on its own with it's unique café culture, beautiful boutiques, high street fashion and people-friendly meeting places. Don't forget to take a moment to admire the exquisite buildings and vibrant atmosphere. Also keep an eye on their social media pages as there's always something exciting happening within the precinct.

Details: melrosearch.co.za | 011 684 0000 | Melrose Boulevard, Birnam, Johannesburg

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Hyde Park Corner

Shop in luxury at the stylish, sophisticated and always trendy Hyde Park Corner! With over 500 of the world's leading  international brands as well as 130 iconic speciality stores, no wonder it has been dubbed as Africa's centre of luxury. And as for cuisine, they boast 12 lovely restaurants that offers visitors a diversity of tastes ideal for any occasion, whether you're in search of the perfect place for a spot of fine dining or need to get your hands on something delicious on-the-go. Hyde Park Corner also hosts exciting events, including The Wedding Expo coming up from 30 – 31 March 2019.

Details: www.hydeparkcorner.co.za | 011 325 4340 | [email protected] | Corner Jan Smuts Avenue and William Nicol Drive, Hyde Park, Johannesburg.

Clearwater Mall

This destination has fast become a favourite for those with a passion for fashion, families they'd love to treat with a fun day out, or those who are looking to meet up with a few friends for a cup of coffee.  Clearwater Mall is the whole package – world-class shopping, exciting entertainment, good food and of course, loads of parking! A few highlights of this entertainment hub includes their full Nu Metro cinema complex with 3D technology, the indoor go-karting race track in the basement, the fun school holiday activities for the kids and the two big jungle gyms for small kids to play on. Talk about family-friendly!

Details: clearwatermall.co.za | 011 288 5260 | [email protected] | Hendrik Potgieter Drive and Christiaan de Wet Road, Strubensvalley, Roodepoort, Johannesburg.

Mall of Africa

This mall hasn't been around for as long as the others (opening in 2016), but it has become one of the top shopping destination in the city. Mall of Africa is the country's largest shopping mall ever built in a single phase – over 130 000m2 of retail space housing over 300 shops, many being flagship stores. One of the features that stands out when visiting this retail hub is how easy it is to navigate through the centre with its uniquely identified court areas – Food Court, Town Square, Woolworths Court, Crystal Court and Edgars Court. As for stores, you can expect everything from Forever 21, Versace and Starbucks to Bobbi Brown, Carrol Boyes and Cipria.

Details: mallofafrica.co.za | 010 596 1470 | [email protected] | Lone Creek Cresent and Magwa Crescent, Waterfall City, Johannesburg.

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Cradlestone Mall

And last, but certainly not least, we have Cradlestone Mall, located in the heart of Mogale City in the West Rand. From the stunning architecture and it's ideal location to the interesting mix 160 quality shops, restaurants and services and loads of FREE parking, Cradlestone Mall offers their guests the perfect opportunity to discover a new shopping experience. Don't forget to keep an eye out for their latest offers and promotions, events, news and movies. They also currently have a school holiday programme that's 'out of this world'. 

Details: www.cradlestonemall.co.za | 010 020 1234 | [email protected] | Corner Furrow Road and Hendrik Potgieter Road, Muldersdrift, Krugersdorp.

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Let The Kids Have A Fun-Filled Space Adventure At Cradlestone Mall!

Don't Miss Space Wonders!

Wondering how to keep the little ones entertained during the autumn school holidays? Well, Cradlestone Mall has something that'll blow them away - the ultimate intergalactic adventure at Space Wonders! Here, kids can explore space and have loads of fun, and the best part is... entry is FREE!

The holiday space adventure activities will be taking place from 16 – 31 March 2019 between 10:00 – 17:00 daily. The fun will be scattered throughout the mall.

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Here's The Space Wonders Lineup

Woolworths Court: Space Chamber

Prepare for lift-off! The outer-space adventure begins as kids enter the Space Chamber. Navigate through an ultra-cool Mirror Maze where they will learn about the Solar System, snap selfies with various UFO creatures along the way and have a blast at the 4D colouring quad, creating their works of art and bringing them to life!

Game Court: Virtual Reality

The Sci-Fi journey continues with high-tech Play Station Virtual Reality gaming. Strap on a headset and enter a another dimension! Get your fingers into it with their daily Martian Mud Kinetic Sand Sculpting, and finally, check out the roster to ensure you snag your spot at one of the weekend slime sessions.

Mugg & Bean Court: Inflatable UFO Spaceship

It’s time to get astronautical! Pretend you’re defying gravity and float around as they do on the moon. Jump, hop, bounce and flip inside their giant inflatable UFO Spaceship for thrills galore!

Edgars Court: Selfie ‘Space’

Have an out-of-this-world selfie experience at the Selfie Space in the Edgars Court. Snap a pic, upload it onto the Cradlestone Mall Facebook page and you could win FREE movie tickets for a year! Make the most of it at the Selfie Space in the Edgars court.

Information Court: Larger Than Life

Head over to the Information Court and suss out the larger-than-life 4.5m robot!

Sedgars Court: It’s Alive

There will be two super-cool animatronic robots waiting for you at the Sedgars Court.

Walkway: Oculus Stations

For an experience that's not of this world, make sure you take part in thee various Virtual reality musts at Cradlestone Mall.

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For More Information

For more information about Cradlestone Mall and this fun kids holiday programme, visit www.cradlestonemall.co.za.

Also, don't forget to check them out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Don't Miss The Ultimate Kids' Holiday at Cradlestone Mall!

School Holiday Fun For The Kids

This December, Cradlestone Mall will be bringing youngsters plenty of wild fun and thrilling themed holiday activities to keep boredom at bay. Their holiday fun programme will be available throughout the mall from 12 December 2018 to 06 January 2019 along with a jungle playground.

Adrenaline-pumping inflatables will be all the buzz in the Adventure Park (in the open parking with an entrance fee of R30 per child), but there’s also lots of fun to be had INSIDE the mall. They’ve put together various inflatable activities that are not only exciting but affordable!

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Under The Sea Obstacle Course

As you guessed, this obstacle course is ocean-themed! Kids will enter through monstrous shark jaws, tackle their way through the wavy obstacle course, face the scary Kraken and make their final escape through the Pirates Cove. It's an adventure like no other!

Animal Express Train

All aboard the Animal Express Train! This one is the perfect activity for kiddos who have a love for trains. They'll take a scenic trip through Cradlestone Mall and jump, jump, jump!

Rainbow Rush

Hey kids, ever wondered what it would be like to slide down a rainbow? Now is the time to find out, so make your way to the Rainbow Rush! Here you'll get the chance to slide down an 8m high rainbow. Trust us, it's not scary, just a lot of colourful fun!

Rain, Rainbows & Sand Go Hand In Hand

Kids will have a blast digging for gold nuggets and gems galore. There'll be plenty of buckets, spades and shiny delights. And if they're willing and daring enough, they can try out the water experience with giant fun props.

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Tropical Jungle Playground, Woolworths Court

This play area has it all — lots of wild animals and plenty of exotic plants dangling from a thicket of vines above. From the first step, kids get swiftly teleported into a world of wonder as they walk beside gigantic flowers in an array of tropical colours. It’s the perfect spot for a photo.

The adventure heats up a notch with danger ahead! The little ones must balance as they cross a perilous swing bridge that hangs over blazing coals and flames to make it to the other side while dodging the poisonous fire-snakes! Once out of danger, they must crawl on all fours through a cobwebbed, dark, mysterious cave while avoiding the giant spiders!

Leaving the cave, there's a jump up onto another bridge and slide down to the next branch of the adventure. The little explorers will have to get down on their 'paws' to discover all the treasure that lies beneath them. Best they grab some tools and start digging. If they look between the plain old rocks and they could spot precious rubies, sapphires and diamonds! And at the very edge of the forest is where the real fun awaits – run-up ramps, ropes, slides, a crawl-through tunnel, wooden decks, a mini-rock climb and more.

King Kong's Hideout, Mugg & Bean

There will be plenty of jumping fun through the gigantic gorilla!

Who's Who In The Zoo, Edgars Court

Don't miss the opportunity to take selfies with the majestic animatronic Panda and White Tiger! There'll also be arts, crafts and fun quizzes here.

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Jungle Vibe Tribe, The Game Court

Let the kids set their wild side free at the Jungle Vibe Tribe Shack. Here, they'll get to work on their drumming on rustic jungle drums and war cry skills. They'll examine the optical illusion wall of natural wonders and challenge themselves with Jungle Fear Factor, where they'll have to be brave and stick their fingers into jars of Jungle Frog’s Eyes, Slippery Slime and other weird wonders!

Interactive Wildlife Talks

And in this area, kids can play with creepies, crawlies and cutesies. There will also be interesting and interactive talks on the animals. The time schedule is available on the Cradlestone Mall's Facebook page. Let the adventures begin!

For More Information

For more information about the school holiday fun at Cradlestone Mall, visit www.cradlestonemall.co.za.

For all the latest news and updates, follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

You can also contact them on 010 020 1234.

Dinosaurs of the Lost World at Cradlestone Mall

What Is It?

Something big and exciting is coming to Cradlestone Mall this winter! In conjunction with the cinema release of Jurassic World 3, prehistoric creatures will come alive as they bring the Dinosaurs of the Lost World, just in time for the chilly school holidays. You and the kids can take a close look at a massive and mesmerising T-Rex dinosaur display at the open parking and 24 other animatronic dinosaurs throughout the mall.

They also have a variety of dinosaur-themed activities perfect for all ages, including live augmented reality, dinosaur rides and selfie opportunities inside dino eggs. But the list of dino fun doesn't end there! There'll be hands-on activities such as fossil digging and displays, an interactive play gym, online tablet games and even dinosaur face painting. And, as if that wasn't enough, let your kids experience the inflatable amusement at the Woolies court, where they can slide through the mouth and down the tongue of a larger-than-life T-Rex! And don't forget to take your camera to capture all the fun! Who knows, your special dino moments might be featured on their website.

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When Is It?

Saturday, 23 June 2018 - Sunday, 15 July 2018.

Where Is It?

Cradlestone Mall, Hendrik Potgieter Road & Furrow Road, Muldersdrift, Krugersdorp, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Entrance is FREE.

For More Information

For more information, visit their website or call 010 020 1234.

Also, don't forget to follow Cradlestone Mall on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for all the latest updates, events, specials and news.