The Nat Geo Kids Weird But True! exhibition, brought to you by National Geographic, in partnership with Sci-Bono, will be at the Sci-Bono Discovery Science Centre in Johannesburg from June 2019 to January 2020. For the first time in Africa, this engaging and interactive exhibition will give young minds the opportunity to explore our amazing and very weird world. Based on the wildly successful Nat Geo Kids magazine feature and a best-selling series of books, the facts and interactive features cover a broad range of topics including science, food, pop culture and more.
Let your little ones enjoy the creative and imaginary world reading offers at this children’s party at Exclusive Books. Take your kids to Exclusive Books Rosebank Mall for their Roald Dahl party jam-packed with fun activities and reading to entertain the kids.
Exclusive Books Sandton City will be hosting an Andy Griffiths Tour for the little ones. Take your kids to this children’s party for a morning of fun activities and readings from Griffiths’ stories. Also, they can meet the author and get their books signed.
Children will fall in love with their favourite bookshelf classics all over again when they experience the enchanting world of books on stage. Peoples Theatre presents another series of timeless tales – Rumpelstiltskin, The Emperors New Clothes and so many more – in this year’s magical production of Story Book Theatre. The Story Book Theatre series has always been extremely popular and in past years has seen sold out performances, bringing the magic of reading and books to life.
Peppa Pig is back with a Big Day Out at Emperors Palace! This year’s show promises to bring an unforgettable show that will have kids in a joyful mood. So come along on this exciting adventure and mission to find Polly Parrot and Mr Dinosaur, who have gone missing.
The annual rAge Expo, now in its 17th year, is returning to the Ticketpro Dome! This is a three-day geek-culture mega-event that features video games, computer hardware, sports tournaments, gaming peripherals, retail stores, local game studios, board games, convention artists, comic books, cosplay, digital lifestyle gear, gadgets & tech gear, creative arts pieces and SA’s biggest BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer/Console) LAN. It's a fun experience for the whole family!
How will you be celebrating Halloween? No idea? Well, don't miss out on this scary and thrilling family event. Doritos invites you to celebrate the Mexican Day of the Dead at Montecasino. Wear your scariest costume and get ready to indulge in a Mexican fiesta unlike any other. Bring the kids along for SA’s largest trick or treat fair. Plus, there will be live entertainment, best dressed competitions and SA’s hottest chilli eating contest!
Fly off to Neverland with Peter Pan and the gang, in this classic tale of magic and make-believe, spectacularly staged on real ice at the Teatro at Montecasino. Follow the second star to the right and take a trip to the Teatro at Montecasino this December to see the Imperial Ice Stars perform their brand new show, Peter Pan on Ice! The world’s premier theatrical ice skating company have previously brought us Swan Lake on Ice and Cinderella on Ice. Their family-friendly ice-capades are the perfect way to have some fun and escape the stress of the festive season.
Marvel Universe LIVE! is a live performance unlike anything Marvel fans have ever seen before. Performing for the first time in South Africa in early 2020, this is a definite must-see! Experience cutting-edge special effects, aerial maneuvers, pyrotechnics, martial arts, motorcycle stunts and vast 3D video projection in this completely new thrilling adventure. The floor show is enhanced with strobe lighting, lasers, fire and smoke along with substantial sound effects to heighten the excitement. Fans of all ages will be totally mesmerised in the action of Marvel Universe Live.
Don't miss out on Liefde By Die Dam JHB 2019, offering Joburgers an incredible day of live music, including performances from Die Heuwels Fantasties, Francois van Coke, Spoegwolf, Early B Music, Soweto Gospel Choir, Coenie De Villiers, Tarryn Lamb and Radio Raps. And if the great lineup wasn't enough, there will be plenty of good food, sunshine and views to make the experience even more unforgettable. Get all the details here. Tickets cost between R75 - R195 per person and can be bought from Howler.
Decorex Joburg 2019 will once again be showcasing some of the best home and decor products in the country to get you closer to that ‘Top Billing’ worthy style. This expo gathers designers, architects, landscapers, creatives, homeowners and decor enthusiasts to show them something that could spark some inspiration for their next home project. Get to taste many amazing foods from some of the kitchenware stalls and soak up all the inspiring ideas. Tickets cost between R20 and R120 per person and can be bought from Computicket.
It's that time once again! Parklife Festival Joburg is back, bringing festival goers everything from gourmet food and music festivals to stunning views and sunshine at the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens in Emmarentia. And this year, it falls on Women's Day, ensuring a great day out in celebration of women everywhere. And best of all, ladies will receive discounted tickets. The little ones are also welcome to spend the day out and about. Parklife features the best in gourmet street food, as well as an awesome line-up of top local and international music artists. So, don’t miss it! Artists will be announced on their Facebook events page, so make sure you keep an eye out. Tickets cost between R150 – R225 per person and can be bought at Howler.
Ladies, this is your time to lace up and take on the annual Totalsports Women’s Race this Woman’s Day. This will be a day of taking on the streets of Johannesburg; walking, running or jogging in effort to raise awareness for breast cancer. You can choose between 5km or 10km. Entertainment will be announced soon. If this sounds like your type of thing, make sure you register today. In association with PinkDrive, the Totalsports Women’s Race is committed to raising awareness and education around breast cancer as well as improving the services available to women across South Africa. Entry costs between R100 - R135 per person. Visit www.totalsportswomensrace.com/jhb-2019 to register now, before it's too late.
Following her sell-out South African dates last year, the Queen of Mean will be returning to Cape Town and Johannesburg in August 2019 with her brand new comedy show, It’s Jester Joke. The self-proclaimed ‘Clown in a Gown’ tells tales of her world travels and the outrageous circus that is her life. Bianca’s no-holds-barred style of comedy will once again shock and delight audiences. With her acerbic wit, a ‘tell-it-like-it-is’ manner and hilarious views on everything from politics to family, social media and all that lies in between, Bianca Del Rio has garnered a massive international following and has become one the biggest drag superstars in the world today. Tickets cost between R300 - R700 per person and can be bought at Computicket.
Join both Montecasino and Silverstar for the ultimate rugby experience. Watch the Springboks take on Argentina this August at Boktown. This experience creates a unique atmosphere that offers passionate Springbok fans the best alternative to being at the game. Catch the game live on the big screen while enjoying a day filled with family fun, including live entertainment, prize giveaways, plenty of food and beverages for sale, appearances by SA Rugby legends, My Players stars and, of course, Bokkie – the official Springbok mascot.
The hottest fitness and fun experience is back to get you feeling fabulous, the Women’s Health Fit Night Out Joburg is going to be epic. The trainers and instructors will be ready to get you moving and partaking in the fun fitness activities. This is a great place to meet people and just have fun. The trainers for Fit Night Out Joburg will be Work Out With The Stars with Mapule and the 2019 Next Fitness Star; Bollywood Fitness with Veena; Active Bands Workout with the Virgin Active team; Pantsula Dance Fitness with Mpho; Rockingnheels with Takkies and S.W.E.A.T. 1000. Happy sweating! Tickets cost R420 per person and can be bought at Quicket.
Need some travel inspiration for your next holiday? Then look no further than the Holiday Expo, once again heading to Montecasino in late August. This expo will bring guests everything they need to plan that amazing getaway abroad. Whether it is experiencing the thrill of outdoor adventures and creating family memories or going on a once-in-a-lifetime trip that you'll never forget, you'll definitely find your next escape here. You'll get the opportunity to see everything that there is to experience on the holiday front, from down-town Joburg to cruising the Caribbean. Click here to get you tickets now. Tickets cost R60 per person and kids under 12 get in FREE.
Back by popular demand, SA’s favourite ‘up’-market, KAMERS/Makers Joburg will be making its way back to the beautiful St John’s College for a special spring celebration, featuring over 130 of the finest makers, showcasing their arts and crafts, wares, talents and goods. Market goers can expect everything from handcrafted decor and fashion to artisan food and wine. What better way to shake off the winter blues and welcome spring to the city? Tickets cost between R70 - R130 per person and can be bought from Plankton.
Whether you enjoy whiskey, gin, vodka, brandy, cognac or rum, you certainly don't want to miss the South African Distillery Fair at the South African National War Museum. Here, you will get to appreciate the finest selection of distilled tipples in the exquisite setting, next to a retired fighter jet. On the entertainment front, discover the story behind the music with live story telling acoustic entertainment from top SA bands. Rubber Duc will be headlining on Friday 30 August 2019. There will also be craft Food vendors on site. Tickets cost between R145 - R220 per person. Get yours now at TicketRush.