What Are You Doing This Women’s Day Weekend?


There’s something for everyone! The time has come to celebrate the fairer sex. That’s right, National Women’s Day (or shall we say Women’s Day weekend) has arrived! Of course, there’s more than one way to celebrate the occasion. That’s why we’ve rounded up some awesome Women’s Day events for you to have a look at, ranging from formal high teas to all out wild parties … whatever you feel like doing, we’ve got you covered! If you’d rather celebrate sitting down (and there’s nothing wrong with that!), here are a couple of events that’ll be perfect for a relaxed (and sometimes indulgent!) Women’s Day weekend experience, let’s do this!

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Totalsports Women’s Race Joburg

Date: Friday, 09 August 2019 at 08:00 – 11:00

Where: Mary Fitzgerald Square, 120 Lilian Ngoyi Street, Newtown, Johannesburg.

Okay ladies let’s get this party started, but first and foremost we are going to tie our running shoes and head up to this Totalsports Women’s Race – it’s a great way to start the day! In celebration of National Women’s Day, thousands of women will be on the run through the streets of Jozi. So, ladies come push your limits against top athletes or set your own pace and show them what it means when road meets runner. You have the option to choose between 5km or 10km. 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.

Women’s Day Gin, Chocolate & Macaron Pairing

Date: Friday, 09 August 2019 at 13:00 – 15:00

Where: Time Anchor Distillery, 7 Sivewright Avenue, New Doornfontein, Johannesburg

Come celebrate the Women’s Day Gin, Chocolate & Macaron Pairing with Mirari Gin, Jack Rabbit Chocolate Studio, Ma Mere Confections and Barker and Quin Tonic Water. They will be pairing all the best in gin. So if you and your friends are gin queens, feel free to join in and celebrate this day indulging in some fine selections. Girls, you will get to join in at their Distillery in Maboneng. Here, you will have the opportunity to learn all about your favourite spirit while pairing their Mirari Gins with unique chocolate truffles, made with ingredients sourced from all over the world.

Bubbly Festival at Morrells Boutique Estate

Date: Friday, 09 August 2019 at 11:00 – 17:00

Where: Morrells Boutique Venue, Corner Of Weltevreden Road & Scott Street, Johannesburg

Bubbles darling, more and more bubbles at the Bubbly Festival at Morrells Boutique Estate event. Ladies are really in for a treat with the line up of events happening on their special day. Come enjoy bottomless Pongracz and a high tea buffet. There’ll be more to indulge in, conversations will be flowing and so will the bubbles, darling! Dress up and get your ladies, we have bottles to pop. Don’t forget to wear your hats, the bigger the better!

Women’s Day Ladies Brunch

Date: Friday, 09 August 2019 at 12:00 – 18:00

Where: 3 15th Avenue, Houghton Estate, Houghton, Johannesburg

On Women’s Day we brunch, that is the universal rule to all women when celebrating and spending the day with your girls! So you are invited to join Houghton Estate for the second Women’s Day Ladies Brunch. Tag all your friends and have yourselves a fun filled day celebrating nothing but phenomenal womanhood.

JHB Secret Sunrise – Four Seasons

Date: Friday, 09 August 2019 at 09:00 – 11:00

Where: Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg, 67 Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg.

Inviting all the beautiful women to this event, but gentlemen can also join in on this one. Get all the girls together for the morning to welcome in the new day with a dance followed by breakfast. So, come catch the best sunrise view at this JHB Secret Sunrise event, see you there ladies!

Decorex Joburg 2019

Date: Wednesday, 07 August 2019 to Sunday, 11 August 2019

Where: Gallagher Convention Centre, 19 Richards Drive, Midrand, Johannesburg.

Here’s something different you and your girls can do for Women’s Day. If you are looking for ways to spice up your home, make your way to Decorex Joburg. This is one of the most exciting design events around South Africa. Your girlfriends will enjoy it too. This expo gathers designers, architects, landscapers, creatives, home owners and decor enthusiasts to show them something that could spark an idea. Throughout the expo, you get to taste many amazing foods from some of the kitchenware stalls to give you a taste of what you can make in the comfort of your own home.

Gin & Roses

Date: Friday, 09 August 2019 at 13:00 – 23:00

Where: Thaba Eco Hotel, Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve, Impala Road, Kibler Park, Johannesburg

It seems like gin is the order of the day for this Women’s Day, so why not join in on this Gin & Roses event too? We are not saying no to some gin and a good time with the ones we love. So, gather the squad and let the fun Be-Gin, see what we did there? There will be live music and a delicious tapas menu too.

Women’s Day Paint Afternoon

Date: Friday, 09 August 2019 at 12:00 – 16:30

Where: That Spot on 4th, 17 4th Avenue, Parktown North, Johannesburg

Yet another out of the ordinary event for Women’s Day – the Women’s Day Paint Afternoon event is one to look forward to. Don’t worry, you don’t have to be Picasso for this one. All you need to do is just come have fun with your friends, enjoy the moment and just get creative, have some fun and get your hands dirty. You’ll get to enjoy a leisurely afternoon, enjoying good food and painting your own Protea Canvas to take home. For bookings and enquiries, contact them on info@thatspoton4th.co.za.

One Night With The Queen by Noko Moswete

Date: Friday, 09 August 2019 at 20:00 – 22:00

Where: Auto & General Theatre On The Square, Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton, Johannesburg.

If you want to laugh, make sure you make your way to this One Night With The Queen by Noko Moswete. This female comedian will crack your ribs with her jokes, you will be falling off your chair. So, ladies let’s go get our good laughs in, and the gents can join in too. So, bring your friends and partners to enjoy this incredible comedy show!

Shekhinah Presents Rosefest

Date: Friday, 09 August 2019 at 14:00 – 22:00

Where: Johannesburg Expo Centre, Corner Rand Show and Nasrec roads, Johannesburg

If you enjoy great, lively and young music, join in on this event to listen to amazing music with a line up filled with nothing but the best in entertainment and presenting.You heard it here first, Shekhinah is bringing her very own music festival in honour of National Women’s Day. This is going to be an event for women to celebrate womanhood and female creativity. Shekhinah’s Rosefest Festival of Fantasy celebrates the power of women in the South African music industry, as well as the success of her debut album, Rosegold. The album achieved great success, being certified platinum in August 2018. Shekhinah will perform hits from the album to entertain you and the crowds. So, don’t miss it! Shekhinah will be joined on stage by Simmy, Sho Madjozi, Busiswa, Rowlene, Dj DooWap, Moonchild Sanelly, Holly Rey, Dj Zinhle and Melo B Jones.

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