Don’t Miss These 2024 Mother’s Day Events


Mother’s Day is just around the corner! In case you need to diarise the date, it’s on Sunday, 12 May 2024. And if you’re wondering what you and your beloved mom can do on her special day, here’s a few events to check out.

Mother’s Day Market at Settebllo

Date: Friday, 12 May until Sunday, 14 May 2024.

Enjoy an array of delightful crafts and delicious treats, as well as a designated kids’ play area to keep the little ones entertained. Afterward, treat Mom to a feast at Settebello Restaurant.

In addition to the shopping and dining experience, the market also offers live entertainment and music to enhance the festive atmosphere.

Sound like your cup of tea? Read more about the event here.

Hot in the Cradle Music Festival

Date: Saturday, 13 April until Sunday, 9 June 2024.

Is mom an ABBA fan? Why not treat her to tickets to watch Mamma Mia at Joburg Teatro? The revamped production of MAMMA MIA! has arrived, offering more than just a musical; it’s an absolute feel-good extravaganza celebrating ABBA’s iconic tunes and the power of human connections! The production boasts a stellar South African cast, crew, and band led by the acclaimed local creative team.

Read more about the event here.

Mother’s Day Paint Event

Date: Saturday, 11 May 2024.

Celebrate Mother’s Day in Randburg with a creative painting session that’s perfect for treating the special mother in your life. Gather at the Lillian Gray Art School to enjoy a relaxing day of artistic expression while sipping tea and indulging in cake. Children ages 5 and older are welcome to participate.

Find all the details here.

Sky Dining

Date: Saturday, 11 May 2024.

How about a dining experience like no other, in celebration of that wonderful motherly figure in your life? Sky Dining at Higher Ground Restaurant on the grounds of St Stithians is an absolute must if you haven’t experienced it yet. Not only will you get to enjoy a delightful meal 30 some metres in the air, but you’ll also get to see some of the best views of the city. You can book either a breakfast, lunch of dinner.

Click here for more information and to make your booking now.

Mother’s Day Gin and Chocolate Pairing

Date: Saturday, 11 May 2024.

Spoil your mom this Mother’s Day and show her what a queen she truly is. Mirari Gin is celebrating Mother’s Day with a special event that transforms their renowned tasting experience into a Mother’s Day-themed celebration. The event honours the special women in everyone’s lives by combining the elegant fusion of gin and chocolate.

For more information about this event click here.

Sacred Heart Jazz in The Orchard

Date: Saturday, 11 May 2024.

How about a family day out? The Sacred Heart Jazz in the Orchard event seeks to unite jazz enthusiasts, music lovers, and the broader community in celebrating the rich cultural heritage of jazz within a tranquil outdoor setting. With Micasa headlining, this is an event that will be appreciated by young and old alike!

Read all about the concert here.

The Clothes Shedding Clothes Swop

Date: Sunday, 12 May 2024.

Let her indulge in a cappuccino or a glass of bubbly while she peruses gifts from their stallholders and enjoys delicious food from their diverse restaurants. To celebrate mothers, vendors have the chance to trade for free on this day.

Find all the event details here.

Nirox Mother’s Day Concert

Date: Sunday, 12 May 2024.

The event MOM | A Concert Celebrating Mothers presents an extraordinary experience of gourmet cuisine provided by the Epicurean Emporium. Attendees can indulge in a broad selection of culinary delights that showcase a world of flavours.

Click here to view the event listing.

Mother’s Day Lunch and Game Drive

Date: Sunday, 12 May 2024.

If you’re looking for a unique event experience, look no further than the Lion and Safri Park. Join the event organisers for a special Mother’s Day Lunch. Start the day off with a 1 hour guided safari experience followed by their sumptuous buffet braai lunch accompanied by live music.

View the event listing here.

Mother’s Day Candle Making Event

Date: Sunday, 12 May 2024.

Immerse yourselves in a morning of love and creativity at The Marc! Imagine a delightful ambiance filled with laughter, shared secrets, and the warm scent of fragrant wax. You and your loved ones will each craft two personalised, scented candles – unique creations that will not only illuminate your homes, but also light up your hearts with cherished memories.

View the Facebook event page here.

East Rand Orchid Show and Market

Date: Friday 10 May until Sunday, 12 May 2024.

This weekend, Greenstone Shopping Centre is hosting a special event just for you. Spoil yourself (or surprise Mom!) with a vibrant selection of orchids and exotic plants. Find the perfect addition to your home jungle, or a unique and beautiful gift that will bloom for weeks to come.

View the Facebook event page here.

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