POSTPONED: Here’s What’s Happening At The Rand Show 2020!


Don’t miss out on Joburg’s biggest and most thrilling family-friendly event, The Rand Show 2020! This year, it’s going to be bigger and better than ever before. Keep following this page to keep up to date with the latest news, announcements and features added to their exciting entertainment lineup. 

What Is It?

This is NOT just another expo. The Rand Show 2020 is a whole new experience that’s bringing the best of everything to Johannesburg. Rand Show guests can look forward to never-before-seen exclusives like the JacarandaFM Clash of Kitchens 2020, the Marvel Junior Super Hero Training Academy and the Disney Frozen 2 experience for the kids, fantastic food, entertainment and lots more. Experience six dedicated zones of fun for the whole family at Johannesburg’s most unforgettable Rand Show yet.

Keep reading to keep up to date with the latest news, announcements and features. 

When Is It?

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 to Sunday, 13 April 2020.

Where Is It?

The Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec, Corner Nasrec Road and Randshow Road, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Book your Rand Show 2020 tickets online before 31 March 2020, and not only will you qualify for a big discount, you’ll also be entered to win a brand-new Yamaha Waverunner EX1050 Sport on a trailer, valued at R245 000!

Get your tickets now! Ticket prices are as follows*:

Standard Day Pass:

  • R 150 at the door.
  • R 130 online (Price valid only until 31 March 2020. After 31 March, R 150).

Kids Day Pass:

  • R 80 at the door.
  • R 70 online (Price valid only until 31 March 2020. After 31 March, R 80).
  • Kids under 6 enter for free.

Pensioners Day Pass:

  • R 80 at the door.
  • R 70 online (Price valid only until 31 March 2020. After 31 March, R 80).

Family Pass:

  • R 460 at the door.
  • R 400 online (Price valid only until 31 March 2020. After 31 March, R 460).

Standard Four Day Pass: 

  • These tickets are only available online and will remain at the same price for the duration of the show.
  • Adult Four Day Pass | R 400 online only
  • Kids Four Day Pass |R 300 online only | Kids under 6 enter for free.

*Online Early Bird specials only valid until 31 March 2020. Ts and Cs apply.

For More Information

For more information about The Rand Show, click here to visit their website.

Don’t forget to give them a follow on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

The Latest News on The Rand Show 2020!

Keep checking this space to see the latest news, announcements and features that have been added to The Rand Show 2020 lineup!

SA’S DIY Queen, Suzelle DIY, Will Be At The Rand Show!

Much-loved YouTube and TV star, Suzelle DIY, is joining the brand-new Rand Show 2020, and will be demonstrating a few of her fabulous, fun DIY techniques in her trademark ditzy style at #MyRandShow.

Suzelle’s hilarious – and useful – videos have made her a South African social media icon, with her tutorials being viewed and shared by thousands of South Africans. Her exclusive Rand Show 2020 appearance will include demos on:

  • How to revamp your lamp
  • How to make fluffy slime
  • How to make a macramé plant hanger
  • DIY Iron Hacks

Suzelle will be doing will be two demos a day in the Lifestyle and Retail Zone, from Friday to Sunday, and will also spend some time interacting with her fans in the audience. She may even have one or two surprises in store for fans and exhibitors alike.

Suzelle DIY in a pink jersey wearing goggles and holding a drill
Photo by Ari Kruger

SA Bakers’ Association Cake Competition Will Take The Cake

Rand Show 2020 honours South Africa’s proud culinary tradition as it hosts the delectable SA Bakers’ Association Cake Competition and the JacarandaFM Clash of Kitchens at the new-look Rand Show 2020 Foodie Zone. The Foodie Zone will be home to a feast of flavour discoveries, from craft beer and gin, to delicious farm-fresh fare at the Farmers’ Market.

The JacarandaFM Clash of Kitchens is a high-stakes reality cooking show that will see teams of two bring their fabulous foodie flair to life as they battle it out for their share of R150 000 in cash and prizes. To join the SA Chefs’ Association and compete for your chance to be recognised as South Africa’s next great culinary wizard, visit www.randshow.co.za.

Entries for the SA Bakers’ Association Cake Competition are open to people of all ages who are passionate about creating their own baked works of art and feel that they have what it takes to compete for their share of R18 000 in prize money.

If you think your baking talent is up to par and would like to enter, these are the rules:

  • Your cake’s design must include Rand Show 2020’s six new zones and the new Rand Show logo. Find more information on both at www.randshow.co.za.
  • The cake base must be no bigger than 600mm x 600mm
  • The height of the cake must not exceed 500mm
  • No chilled ingredients may be used (fresh cream etc.) as the cake must be ambient
  • Every single ingredient on the cake must be edible, barring one exception: You may use Food-Grade approved toothpicks to attach edible decorations
  • All entries must be in no later than 25 March, 2020.

The master bakers from the SA Bakers’ Association will be on-hand to manage and judge the competition, and will also be hosting the Bakers’ Corner alongside Wooden Spoon from Willowton’s Group, featuring baking workshops for all ages to discover. All bakers competing in the SA Bakers’ Association Cake Competition will be invited to display their masterpieces in the Foodie Zone on Saturday, 11 April 2020 at 09:00. Judging will take place at 13:00.

baked cake with black fondant topped with pink icing roses

Cosplay’s Best At The World Cosplay Summit

The self-confessed geeks, gamers and pop culture junkies are in for something special, too, as NAG’s Play Zone 2 swoops in to create a haven of gaming, esports and cosplay, all at the Festival of Gaming #connected by Vodacom 4U, exclusively at Rand Show 2020.

Cosplay enthusiasts can look forward to seeing their favourite heroes from Japanese pop culture come to life at the World Cosplay Summit (WCS) South African Championship – an event that will entice the best cosplayers from around the country.

For the first time, SA’s best and brightest will be heading to Rand Show 2020 in teams of two, to show off their own skilfully made and intricately detailed costumes, and to deliver unique performance art pieces in the form of skits in full regalia as their favourite characters. The South African WCS winner will head to Japan to compete with over 40 countries in the WCS World Championship, where one team will be crowned the ultimate global WCS Champion.

Look forward to appearances from South Africa’s greatest cosplayers, who will be donning elaborate foam, latex, worbla and fabric creations, complete with capes, helmets, wings, wigs and more.

cosplayers in the vibrant costumes

Kids to Release Their Inner Super Heroes with Marvel

Rand Show 2020 is an exciting reinvention for a new generation. The experiences that await every member of the family are set to spark new passions and stir brand new sensations. For kids aged 3 to 12 in particular, Play Zone 1 is an immersive world of wonder, with mesmerising activations to transfix the younger members of the family.

In a first for the Rand Show, kids up to the age of 12 will be able to participate in the Marvel Junior Super Hero Training Academy. The unique training academy experience is a Marvel-themed event that gives kids the opportunity to learn the signature moves of some of Marvel’s most iconic heroes in specially curated sessions.

All over the world, kids imagine becoming Marvel role models like Thor, Black Panther, Captain America, Black Widow and Spider-Man. At Rand Show 2020, imagination comes to life, allowing kids to train and earn their very own Marvel Junior Super Hero membership card.

Entrance is free, as long as you are in possession of a valid Rand Show ticket and a ticket for your selected time slot. Book now to secure your spot and avoid disappointment.

Daily time slots are as follows:

  • 09:30 – 10:30
  • 10:30 – 11:30
  • 11:30 – 12:30
  • 12:30 – 13:30
  • 13:30 – 14:30
  • 14:30 – 15:30
  • 15:30 – 16:30
  • 16:30 – 17:30
  • 17:30 – 18:30

Marvel superheroes in their costumes

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