Discounts You Can't Ignore!

Prima Interactive in partnership with Microsoft South Africa is offering an amazing discount on Xbox One consoles!

The Deals Unlocked promotion will see the price of the Xbox One X dropping from R8 499 to R5 999, and is only valid between the 08 - 30 June 2019. This is the lowest price that has ever been offered on the ever-popular gaming console and gives buyers a massive saving of R2 500!

And at R4 999, the Xbox One S 1TB with have:

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About Xbox

The Xbox One family is the latest generation of gaming consoles. It offers high-definition gaming, an expandable hard drive through USB, and backwards compatibility with a growing selection of Xbox 360 games. Also, gamers can have access to Xbox Game Pass. Dubbed the “Netflix for video games”, this pass gives you access to over 100 games for one low monthly fee. Fans get to enjoy true 4K gaming on Xbox One X, along with 4K video streaming and a 4K Blu-ray player, available on both the One X and One S.

Where To Get Yours

Head to one of these outlets to get your hands on this unbelievable deal:

About Prima Interactive

Prima Interactive is one of the leading distributors of Interactive Products in South Africa. The company distributes great game publishers including Microsoft Games Studios, Electronic Arts and Take Two Interactive. This includes Xbox hardware, software and accessories, Leapfrog Educational products and gaming software for most hardware platforms. Established in 2009, Prima Interactive is a division of Prima Toy and Leisure Trading (Pty) Ltd.

For More Information

For more information about this amazing deal, visit www.primainteractive.co.za.

You can also contact them by calling 011 549 2320 or emailing [email protected].

Don't forget to give Prime Interactive a follow on Facebook to keep up to date with the latest offers, games and news.

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.

Disney on Ice

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

Urban moyo

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.

Wine Tasting Food Festival

What Is It?

TOY TOY is back and they are bringing the best in the dub, trance and amazing DJs to get you dancing into the break of dawn. The season calls for amazing Fridays in June being graced a diverse set of artists.

TOY TOY brings you an international DJ that will have you feeling happy and away from your phone. They have set up strict rules, party first, phones after. So no phones will be allowed of the Dance Floor.

Be sure to buy your ticket.

Where Is It?

And, 39A Gwi Gwi Mrwebi Street, Newtown, Johannesburg, Gauteng

When Is It?

Friday, 07 June 2019 at 21:00

Friday, 14 June 2019 at 21:00

Friday, 28 June 2019 at 21:00

How Much Is It?

Tickets are R60 per person, pre-register Here. R100 per person at the door.

For More Information

For more information, visit Here.

Just In Time For The School Holidays!

The Nat Geo Kids Weird But True! exhibition, brought to you by National Geographic, in partnership with Sci-Bono, will be heading to the Sci-Bono Discovery Science Centre in Johannesburg this June. 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.

Did you know that girls have more taste buds than boys do? Or that slugs have 3,000 teeth and four noses? And who knew that gorillas burp when they’re happy? Kids, and adults alike, are invited to celebrate everything Weird But True! through wild, entertaining, brain-bending, visually stunning photos, graphics, games and installations. This initiative aims to inspire both young and old to explore our world in an engaging and fun-filled way.

Sci-Bono is the largest science centre in South Africa and hosts a variety of interactive exhibitions and learning programmes, offering visitors the chance to engage with science and technology in a hands-on and experiential way.

When Is It?

Just in time for the winter school holidays, the Nat Geo Kids Weird but True! exhibition will be open from Sunday, 16 June 2019 until Tuesday, 14 January 2020.

Enquiries for group bookings or school tours can be made through the Sci-Bono information desk at [email protected].

Follow National Geographic Africa and National Geographic Museum on Facebook for more information, and regular updates about the upcoming Nat Geo Kids Weird But True! Exhibition.

For More Information

For more information about the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre and their brand-new exhibition, visit www.sci-bono.co.za.

You can also contact them on 011 639 8400 or [email protected].

Don't forget to give them a follow or like on Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date with the latest exhibitions, programmes and events.

Entries Are Officially Open!

Entries are officially open for the 17th annual FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and the 7th annual FNB Platinum Trail Run, two premier off-road events that will have entrants begging for more at the ATKV Buffelspoort.

This event isn't just about fitness, running and mountain biking. It's also makes for the perfect weekend breakaway for families. The FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and the FNB Platinum Trail Run depict the best off-road routes on offer in the North West Province. Both events possess a perfect balance between challenge and reward. Featuring three entry options, mountain bikers can choose between: +-16km; +-33km; and +-65km route. Trail runners can choose between: +-8km; +-12km; and +-24km. For an added challenge, why not sign up for both?

They've also introduce a Kids 2,5km race to both the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and the FNB Platinum Trail Run in 2019. Families can look forward to experiencing spectacular trails that are complemented by magnificent scenery and a vibrant festival atmosphere.

FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic

FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic Info

Date: Saturday, 01 June 2019

Venue: ATKV Buffelspoort

Distances and Entry Fee:

The first 1000 mountain bikers to enter (and pay) will receive an official event t-shirt.

FNB Platinum Trail Run Info

Date: Sunday, 02 June 2019

Venue (start & finish): ATKV Buffelspoort

Distances and Entry Fee:

The first 1000 trail runners to enter (and pay) will receive an official event t-shirt.

For More Information

For more information on the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic or FNB Platinum Trail Run, you can contact Stillwater Sports on 082 991 0045, email [email protected] or visit www.stillwatersports.com.

Don't forget to give them a follow on Twitter and Facebook to keep up to date with their latest news, events and announcements.

What Is It?

Geeks unite! It’s not just about comics, it’s an exciting experience that has something for the whole family. Expect everything from gaming, tournaments, cosplay and merch to laser tag, comic books, Nerf battles, tech, VR, competitions, giveaways and so much more! And best of all, all ComicEX sponsored activities are FREE once you're inside the arena. Other than the interactive entertainment and adventure experiences, take a stroll down the artists alley and chat with the artists themselves and see how they do their awesome work. Also, shop until you drop with their specialised exhibitors. Then take a quick break and enjoy the live entertainment and get a free picture against their cool backdrops or with cosplay characters in the DionWired Cannon photo booth.

When Is It?

Saturday, 08 June 2019 - Sunday, 09 June 2019.

Where Is It?

Gold Reef City Casino, Level 4 & 5, Northern Parkway and Data Crescent, Ormonde, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost between R20 - R150 per person and can be purchased at Computicket or at the door.

For More Information?

For more information, visit ComicEX SA on Facebook.

QuizWizz

Looking to show off your trivia prowess at a quiz night with your mates? Then make sure you check out QuizWizz Productions, who offers regular and social quiz nights throughout the city. These quiz nights take place at great restaurants and pubs in Johannesburg, such as The Brazen Head in Sandton, Hash Tag in Illovo, the Jolly Roger in Parkhurst, Jeppe Quondam in Bedfordview and Calisto's in Gillview. Click here to view their calendar below for upcoming quizzes. Booking is essential, so make sure you call Larry Benjamin on 082 888 5355.

Beerhouse Fourways

Combine beer and general knowledge battles and what do you get? Quiz nights at Beerhouse Fourways! At least once a month, Beerhouse Fourways hosts a themed quiz night (think Game of Thrones, How I Met Your Mother, Chick Flick and Marvel Comics pub quizzes). The topic varies every month, so surely you'll come across a Beerhouse Quiz Night that's right up your alley. Make sure you follow them on Facebook to keep up-to-date with their upcoming quiz nights.

Quiz Nights SA

Looking for a quiz night near you? Then make sure you visit Quiz Nights SA on Facebook. They have loads of quiz nights lined up! And the quiz nights run at select venues all over the city, from Sandton, Parkview and Bryanston to Centurion and Hazelwood, and focus on various and interesting topics. A few topics coming up include Harry Potter, football and GoT. These quizzes link with Beerhouse Fourways above.

Dunkeld Bowls Club

The Dunkeld Bowls Club will be starting a brand-new quiz night series from March 2020. Every second Thursday evening at the Dunkeld Bowls Club, you and your mates can wind down, have a few drinks and enjoy some friendly competition at this quiz night. There are big prizes up for grabs at the end of the series, so be sure to brush up on your general knowledge to stand the chance of winning.

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Sheena's In Randpark Ridge

If you happen to be in this neck of the Jozi woods, then why not wind down after a long day at the office with a beer or two, your mates, some good grub and flexing your brain with Sheena's Pub Quiz Night. The evening will be hosted by Dave Mawdsley every Wednesday night from 19:00. This is the perfect opportunity to show off all of your trivia knowledge while meeting other quiz-happy folk. This quiz series will end on 26 February 2020.

The Rand Club

Sure, their quiz nights only take place four times a year, but they're well worth the wait and anticipation, especially if you're a quiz champ! This evening of brainteasers, puzzles and trivia is hosted by quizmaster, Themba Robin, who spends months gathering information and compiling the most difficult questions to create a gruelling, brain stretching and challenging trivial event fit for the most clued-up minds. The quiz takes place at the Rand Club and entrance fee doesn't only include the ultimate quiz experience, but also supper! Your brain is going to need all the fuel it can get.

What Is It?

More fun than a muddy puddle! Entertainment One’s phenomenal preschool TV show, Peppa Pig, is heading to Pretoria! Following its highly successful sold-out seasons in Cape Town and Durban, the much-anticipated stage show, Peppa Pig Live in South Africa in partnership with black, begins the second phase of its South African tour at the SA State Theatre this June.

Due to overwhelming public demand, an extra show on Saturday, 16 June, at 15:30 has been added to the schedule, so, with Peppa Mania reaching fever pitch, make sure you book as soon as possible at Computicket. Additional family discount packages have also been released.

Peppa Pig Live in South Africa is an action-packed stage show based on the award-winning television series (broadcast locally on E-TV and DSTV) designed to give young fans an unforgettable first theatre experience. A fully immersive musical production featuring a dozen familiar and original songs, as well as an interactive sing-a-long, the live show will have fans laughing, cheering and dancing – just like Peppa!

Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig is quite literally taking over the world! From the Peppa Pig World theme park in England to becoming the number-one television show for kids aged two to five years, the brand’s core values of family, friends, imagination and kindness have helped earn Peppa legions of fans amongst parents and children alike. Peppa’s previous live shows have taken her around the world – from breaking records in London's West End to sell-out tours across USA, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

Join Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig and others in a fantastic adventure filled with buckets of surprises and plenty of muddy puddles!

Peppa Pig

When Is It?

Saturday, 16 June 2018 and Sunday, 17 June 2018. Show times are as follows:

Where Is It?

The SA State Theatre, 320 Pretorius Street, Pretoria Central, Pretoria.

Peppa Pig

How Much Is It?

Tickets are priced between R199 - R799 and are available from Computicket by calling 0861 915 8000, visiting www.computicket.com or your nearest Computicket service centre.

VIP Meet and Greet Package: R799 per person (limited availability)

Family Discounts

Special discount on family packages of four or more tickets:

Peppa Pig

For More Information

For more information about this show, visit www.peppapiglive.co.za.

Also, make sure you follow Peppa Pig Live SA on Facebook, InstagramTwitter and YouTube. 

What Is It?

Disney On Ice is back and promises an enchanting show that'll thrill fans of all ages as their favourite Disney characters are once again brought to life... on ice! Enter a winter wonderland as Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse bring the most magical moments from the Disney Kingdom to Johannesburg with Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival, which skates into the city this June.

Disney on Ice

In an all-new fun fairy tale twist, comical segments from everyone’s favourite Disney films set the scene for the exciting on-ice stories of princesses Ariel, Rapunzel and Belle. Enjoy a special appearance by Anna and Elsa from the Academy Award® winning and number one animated feature film of all time, 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 an adventure full of action, magic and unforgettable characters.

Disney on Ice

The Magical Ice Festival is a dazzling mix of royalty, highlighting the stories of Disney’s most beloved characters with energetic choreography that will have audiences singing, dancing and cheering their favourite Disney characters as they embark on their own epic journeys. Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse guide fans through a captivating wonderland, where they encounter Sebastian and the Daughters of Triton from Disney’s The Little Mermaid, the rowdy inhabitants of the Snuggly Duckling from Disney’s Tangled and the loyal enchanted servants from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

 

When Is It?

Show times are as follows:

Pretoria:

Johannesburg:

Disney on Ice

Where Is It?

Pretoria: Sun Arena at Time Square, Menlyn Maine, 209 Aramist Avenue, Waterkloof Glen, Pretoria.

Johannesburg: The Ticketpro Dome, Northumberland Road and Olievenhout Avenue, North Riding, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost between R120 - R495 per person and can be bought at Computicket.

Pretoria ticket prices are as follows:

Johannesburg ticket prices are as follows:

Family Packages – R30 Discount per ticket

Please note: Owing to safety regulations, each person, irrespective of age (including Babes in Arms and children under two years) MUST have a purchased ticket. Fans are encouraged to only book through the official authorised ticketing agent for Disney On Ice. There are significant risks in buying from other sources and entry to Disney On Ice is not guaranteed.

Disney on Ice

For More Information

For more information about this magical show, visit www.disneyonice.co.za.

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

Disney on Ice

What Is It?

Disney On Ice is back and promises an enchanting show that'll amaze fans of all ages as their favourite Disney characters are once again brought to life! Tinker Bell will take audiences on a magical journey of beloved Disney tales in a new show entitled Disney on Ice presents Dream Big.

Disney on Ice presents Dream Big

Believing is just the beginning when the empowering tales of eight Disney Princesses – Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Tiana, Jasmine, Aurora and Snow White – embark on incredible adventures, determined to make their dreams come true. Make a splash with Ariel as she yearns to explore life above the waves, and be captivated by Rapunzel, Cinderella and Belle as they learn about the power to make their own magic.

Disney on Ice presents Dream Big

Travel to the wintry world of Arendelle with royal sisters Anna and Elsa, and the hilarious Olaf from Disney’s Frozen as they learn that true love is the greatest magic of all. Be there to discover a whole new world with the daring Jasmine, and join Snow White, Aurora and Tiana as they remind you to always be strong, kind and fearless. This is a must for the whole family, so make sure you get your tickets ASAP.

Disney on Ice presents Dream Big

When Is It?

Friday, 22 June 2018 - Sunday, 01 July 2018.

Show times are as follows:

Disney on Ice presents Dream Big

Where Is It?

The Ticketpro Dome, Northumberland Road and Olievenhout Avenue, North Riding, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost between R101 - R490 and are available at Computicket. There are also discounted family packages available.

Disney on Ice presents Dream Big

For More Information

For more information about this magical show, visit www.disneyonice.co.za.

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

Goodbye Winter, Hello Summer!

There are two different types of people: those who love winter and those that loathe winter. And if you're the latter, surely you want to hold on to the hot summer days a little longer. We don't blame you! Who doesn't love the warmth of the sun on their skin, flip flops adorning their feet and lightweight t-shirts instead of bulky jerseys? Exactly! So, if you want to trade the frosty nights and thick featherdown duvets for balmy summer evenings and refreshing cocktails, then make sure you plan your winter escape with a summer holiday with Flight Centre. They have put together a range of holidays, cruises and tours to make your winter woes disappear and keep you in the summer frame of mind.

Soak Up The Sun In Phuket

Imagine this: escaping to a tropical island, strolling down beautiful beaches, feeling the light sea breeze on your skin, breathing in the smell of the ocean, squishing beach sand between your toes and soaking up some rays while sipping on fresh cocktails. Sounds like the life, doesn't it? If so, then this is the perfect beach getaway for you! From R12 790* per person, enjoy an eight-night stay at the four-star Centara Karon Resort Phuket in a superior at the Terrace Room. The deal also includes breakfast daily, return flights from Johannesburg, approximate taxes and return transfers, complimentary access to the Kids Club for children aged between 4-9 years, and much more. It doesn't get more summery than this!

Travel dates: 01 July 2018 - 31 October 2018

Click here to book now.

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Sail Away On A Mediterranean Cruise

Have you ever need on a cruise? Believe us, it is definitely something you want to add to your bucket list! It's something you need to do at least once in your life and Flight Centre has just the cruise to beat the winter blues. From R11 850* per person, sail your way through the Mediterranean starting from Marseille, France. This seven-night cruise also includes accommodation, all meals and entertainment onboard, gratuities, port charges and taxes. This is an experience you don't want to miss so make sure you book your spot aboard the MSC Opera before it's too late. June is just around the corner.

Travel dates: 24 June 2018 departure only

Click here to book now.

Flight Centre
Escape To Paradise In Zanzibar

Next up on Flight Centre's island paradise escapes is the beautiful and sultry destination of Zanzibar! It's got beaches for miles, plenty of sea views, loads of lush greenery and of course, lets not forget to mention the most important feature - sunny summery weather! Bypass winter with a relaxing and tropical summer holiday at the four-star Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa. From R12 750 per person, enjoy seven-nights in a Bondeni Room, breakfast and dinner daily, return flights from Johannesburg on Mango Airlines, approximate taxes and return private transfers as well as FREE WIFI in public areas. We can already smell the sea breeze and feel the light tingle of sunburn already!

Travel dates: 14 July 2018 - 31 July 2018 AND 01 September 2018 - 27 September 2018

Click here to book now.

Flight Centre
Immerse Yourself In The Natural Beauty of India

If you're looking to travel and experience a destination of beauty, vibrancy, nature and amazing flavours, then make sure you plan an exciting journey through the incredible location of India. There are no words to explain the majesty an natural beauty of this country and Flight Centre has just the deal to get you there, experiencing it firsthand. From R15 250* per person, travellers will enjoy a seven-nights accommodation in well-appointed four-star hotels across India, along with daily buffet breakfast (two nights in Cochin / two nights in Kumarakom / one night on the Alleppey Houseboat / two nights in Kovalam). The offer also includes return flights from Johannesburg, transportation using an air-conditioned medium car, assistance at the airports and hotels, entrance fees at monuments and much more. This is a once-in-a-lifetime kind of experience!

Travel dates: 01 July 2018 - 30 September 2018

Click here to book now.

For More Information

For more information about these offers and more, visit www.flightcentre.co.za or call them on 0877 40 50 00. 

Click here to enquire now.

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

The School Holidays Are Sorted!

So, where are you and the kids going during their next school holidays? You can't keep them cooped up at home, it'll drive them up the walls! Why not spoil them with a travel experience? Imagine escaping to the swaying palm trees, powder white sands and turquoise waters of tropical Mauritius for the next school holidays. Sounds quite lovely, doesn't it? Well, you don't have to just imagine, you can actually escape to this tropical paradise with Flight Centre's incredible Mauritius deals from only R13 490* per person. Get booking now!

Mauritius Deal #1: Azuri Irs Apartments

First up on the collection of Flight Centre Mauritius school holiday deals is a relaxing and exciting trip to the four-star Azuri Irs Apartments. From R13 490* per adult and R11 550* per child, you and your family can escape to this tropical island and enjoy a lovely seven night stay at this venue in a two bedroom apartment on a room only basis. The deal also includes return flights from Johannesburg, approximate taxes and return seat in coach transfers, as well as free lounge access at JNB/DUR/CPT International airports. And best of all, you'll save R2 100* per family if you have children under 12 years of age, as they'll get reduced rates when sharing with two adults.

Travel dates: 23 June 2018 - 15 July 2018 (Selected Departures)

Click here to book now.

Mauritius Deal #2: Be Cosy Apartment Hotel

If the June holidays are a little too soon to plan such an exciting trip, then don't worry, Flight Centre has something for the September/October school holidays too! Plan an exciting school holiday in Mauritius at the three-star Be Cosy Apartment Hotel. From R15 590* per adult and R6 860* per child, you'll get seven nights accommodation in a two bedroom apartment on a room only basis. The rate also includes return flights from Johannesburg, approximate taxes and return seat in coach transfers.

Travel dates: 29 September 2018 - 08 October 2018 (Selected Departures)

Click here to book now.

Mauritius Deal #3: Recif Attitude

Escaping to Mauritius for an island-style holiday is a must for everyone's bucket list. And if you haven't been just yet, even better, you and your family can experience it together! Another option for the June/July school holidays is this... seven nights at the three-star Recif Attitude, breakfast and dinner daily, return flights from Johannesburg, approximate taxes and return seat in coach transfers from R16 250* per person. All you have to do is choose your dates, fly and enjoy.

Travel dates: 23 June 2018 - 15 July 2018 (Selected Departures)

Click here to book now.

Flight Centre

Mauritius Deal #4: Maritim Crystals Beach Hotel

Looking to go all out with a luxurious tropical holiday for you and your family? Not a problem, Flight Centre has this deal just for you. Just think seven nights at the four-star Maritim Crystals Beach Hotel, including breakfast and dinner daily, return flights to Johannesburg, approximates taxes and return seat in coach transfers from just 17 450* per adult and from R 7 850* per child. Book your spots now before it's too late!

Travel dates: 23 June 2018 - 15 July 2018 (Selected Departures)

Click here to book now.

Mauritius Deal #5: Le Meridien Ile Maurice

And last but certainly not least, we have Flight Centre's Mauritius Deal #5 which offers you a seven nights stay at the four-star Le Meridien Ile Maurice, complete with breakfast and dinner daily from just R17 550* per person. This deal also includes return flights from Johannesburg, approximate taxes and return seat in coach transfers. Now that you have your travels and accommodation sorted, it's time to do a little research on all the sites, exciting activities and hot spots in the area. Get cracking!

Travel dates: 23 June 2018 - 15 July 2018 (Selected Departures)

Click here to book now.

Flight Centre

For More Information

For more information about Flight Centre and their school holiday deals, you can call them on 087 740 5000 or visit their website www.flightcentre.co.za.

You can also check them out on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

This One Is For The Afrikaans Music Lovers!

For an evening filled with toe-tapping entertainment, Afrikaanse liedjies, singing and dancing, don't miss the magical Kaalvoetkinners In Die Vaal with Juanita du Plessis, Franja du Plessis and Ruan Josh. For one night only, these three Afrikaans music sensations will be taking centre stage at the Emerald Arena, performing your favourite songs and making this experience one to remember! Get your tickets now before it's too late. This is a performance you don't want to miss, especially if you're an Afrikaanse musiek fan.

Date: Saturday, 07 July 2018

Time: From 19:00

Venue: Emerald Arena

Cost: Tickets cost R350 per person for Golden Circle and R150 per person for General Access. Click here to get your tickets now.

Spend Father's Day In The Vaal

Show the old man how special and appreciated he is with a lovely Father's Day out in the Vaal! In case your forgot, Father's Day is on Sunday, 17 June 2018. And to make the occasion extra special, Emerald Resort & Casino have a few treats up their sleeves.

The Hotel Restaurant will be hosting a delicious buffet lunch from 12:30 - 15:30 offering everything from slow-roasted beef from the spit braai; grilled traditional boerewors, bone marrows and marinated chicken from the braai station to antipasta platters, salads and of course, Malva Pudding to end the meal of on a sweet note. Cost is R260 per person and kids aged 4 - 12 cost R130 per child.

Emerald fathersday

Another option is the Father's Day menu at Breeze Restaurant. Dad can take his pick from four hearty meals, including:

Daddy' Treat - R120

My Hero's Chicken - R120

For Dad With Love - R105

Burger In Style - R110

Please note: Booking is essential as spacing is limited, so make sure you make your reservation ASAP. To book, call 016 982 8643 or email [email protected].

Sunday Fundays At Emerald Resort & Casino

Sundays are meant to be spent lazing about, tucking into a delicious carvery and hanging out with your loved ones. If this sounds like the perfect way to spend your Sunday, then you're in luck! Every first and last Sunday of the month from 12:30 to 15:30 at the Emerald Hotel Restaurant, you can treat the family to a mouth-watering carvery buffet for only R175 per person and R80 for kids under 12. Book now to avoid disappointment. Booking are essential!

Emerald sunday buffet

And as if that wasn't enough, don't miss out on Soulful Sundays at Breeze Restaurant every last Sunday of the month from 14:00 – 19:00. You can enjoy a day filled with live entertainment, a scrumptious braai menu and loads of Sunday Funday vibes. Cost is R100 per adult and R50 per child under the age of 8. If you want to take a sneak peek at the menu, click here. T&Cs applyContact [email protected] or call 016 982 8026 for more information.

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Family Fun For Everyone

And to make you're visit extra special, Emerald Resort & Casino has loads of fun and exciting adventures and activities around every corner. Since it is a little too cold to swim outdoors, why not head to the Aquadome for a splash? Their indoor pools are heated all year round, so no need to worry about the miserable weather outside.

Winter times (2 May – 31 August) are as follows:

Emerald aquadome

Another must-visit when you're there is Animal World. Enjoy a fun wildlife adventure at Emerald Zoo, where you'll spot many different species of animals, birds and reptiles. Make sure you keep your eyes peeled for hippos and flamingos, iguanas and antelope, monkeys, lions, snakes and many more creature.

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Emerald animal world

Create special moments with loved ones by visiting Emerald Resort & Casino. Adventure Awaits.

For More Information

For more information about Emerald Resort & Casino, call 016 982 8000, email [email protected], or visit their website at www.emeraldcasino.co.za.

Also, check them out on Facebook and Twitter @emerald_resort.

What Is It?

Whether you're a beer lover or are just looking for a fun day out, don't miss the Cheers Beer Festival, taking place at the Red Roman Shed at Emperors Palace. Festival goers will get the opportunity to taste a multitude of beers, ales, lagers and crafts, including a few that are produced by smaller micro-breweries. This is an event that offers an experience that is a little less mainstream from the craft breweries across South Africa. Also, tuck into a variety of gourmet street food, which will pair nicely with the selection of craft beers available. There will be exciting live entertainment, and you can cheer for the Springboks during their test match against France, which will be screened at 17:00. Please note that no alcohol will be served to under 18s.

When Is It?

Saturday, 10 June 2017 from 13:00 to 21:00.

Where Is It?

Red Roman Shed, Emperors Palace, 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost R100 per person and can be bought from Computicket. Winners Circle discounts available.

For More Information 

For more information about Emperors Palace and a complete list of shows and events that will be taking place throughout June, call 011 928 1000 or visit their Entertainment page at www.emperorspalace.com.

Also, check them out on Facebook and Twitter.

Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival!

Date: 14 June - 30 June 2019

Most of you (and your kids) would have grown up watching Walt Disney movies. Well, now you get to see these much-loved characters come to life and take to the ice with Disney on Ice present Magical Ice Festival! See your favourite Disney characters take to the Ice at Sun Arena at Time Square, Pretoria, and the Ticketpro Dome this June. They all take you on a brand-new fairy tale twist that's jam-packed with thrills, adventure, fun, music, dancing and excitement. Make sure you get your tickets here before it's too late.

Disney on Ice

The Dullstroom Winter Festival

Date: 21 - 23 June 2019

Warm up this winter with the Dullstroom Winter Festival! This winter fest will be bringing you live music on Saturday afternoon from 12:00 at Bohobo Cafe Bar, close to the centre of the village and within walking distance from all the best restaurants and entertainment Dullstroom has to offer. The headline act this year is the Black Cat Bones. They will be supported by Die Horries, Vern Deysel and Quintin Butler. Opening the show will be local band, the Dullybuggers, featuring guest artists, Albert Meintjes and Freddy Voodo. Don't miss out! Get your tickets here

Dullstroom Country Fest

The Vaal River Meander Wine Route

Date: 22 June 2019 - 04 August 2019

Gauteng's most popular wine route, the Vaal River Meander Wine Route, is back, celebrating 16 years of fine wines and experiences at the Vaal. Expect a wine extravaganza like no other in a variety of different settings and ways, be it by house boat, luxury cruiser, wine route taxi, speedboat, water-taxi, tour-bus or hotel. To kick off the wine tastings, don't miss the Vaal River Wine Expo on 22 June 2019. Click here for more information about the Vaal River Wine Expo and the Vaal River Meander Wine Route.

The Vaal River Meander Wine Route

Visit The Northgate Ice Rink

All the Disney on Ice action is making us want to pull on a pair of skates ourselves! Since we don't get those beautiful snowy winters we see in Europe, we need to compromise when it comes to the fun winter activities (like skiing and ice skating). Cue the Northgate Ice Rink! The chilly season is not complete without a visit to the rink for some ice skating and belly gliding across the ice. Sundays are family days, so make sure you rally up your loved ones for a fun day out together.

The RMB Turbine Art Fair 2019

Date: 11 - 14 July 2019

This year, the annual RMB Turbine Art Fair is one the move, heading to 10 Fricker Road, Illovo, Sandton, Johannesburg. This isn't just an art fair, it's a lifestyle event. Guests will have the opportunity to view an incredible range of fabulous artworks from galleries and artists around the country and start collecting with pieces that are reasonably priced for first-time buyers. Other than delighting your visual senses, you can also enjoy great food, live music and get the chance to meet new and interesting people. All in all, this makes for a wonderful day out in the city. Get your tickets here.

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Cellar Rats Winter Wine Festival

Date: Saturday, 13 July 2019

Need something to warm you up from the inside out? Then don't miss the Cellar Rats Winter Wine Festival at the stunning countryside escape, Bosheuvel Country Estate in Muldersdrift. Here, you'll be able to sample and taste some of South Africa’s best wines, craft beers, craft gins and liquors, as well as some international wines. With over 60 producers presenting more than 400 products including bubbly, Whites, Reds, Portuguese wines, craft gins, craft beers, ports, brandies and so much more, there's sure to be something just for you. Click here to get your tickets now.

WODAC 2019

Date: 19 - 21 July 2019

This exciting family event features three days jam-packed with demonstrations, competitions, informative talks and charming shows. You can expect everything pet-related all under one roof, from champion show-dogs and cats to obedience and agility competitions, horse shows and exciting parades. You’ll also have the opportunity to speak to breeders about the best dog, cat and exotic pet breeds for your lifestyle and family and discover the latest pet treats and care products, while meeting some of SA’s champion pets. It's the biggest pet expo in the country, so make sure you make a stop here if you're an animal lover. Click here to get your tickets now.

WODAC 2018

The Coffee & Chocolate Expo

Dates: 26 - 28 July 2019

One thing most people love about winter – comfort food! And what could possibly comfort you better than coffee and chocolate? To get your fix, don't miss Coffee & Chocolate 2019 at the Ticketpro Dome this July. This delicious show promises not only a visual and sensory extravaganza, but there will also be a Chocolate Workshop, brought to you by Beyers Chocolates; the Coffee Theatre where you can watch how to make a great cup of coffee using the trendiest and innovative coffee machines; the ALL STARS Arena and much more. You don't want to miss out on this decadent experience. Get your tickets here.

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Women's Health Fit Night Out

Date: 17 August 2019

Women’s Health’s epic workout party is returning to Jozi for a winter warmer sweat session! Expect six super-cool workouts perfect for all fitness levels. Expect the hottest fitness trends all jam-packed into an exciting late afternoon and early evening of fun and fitness, led by trainers, yogis, dance instructors and the Women’s Health team. Attending trainers and workout programmes will be revealed soon. Get your tickets here.

Fit Night Out

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