Black Friday In Johannesburg Is Here

The American super-sale known as Black Friday has started sprouting in South Africa in recent years. Here is where to get the best deals in 2018. 

Note: This list will be updated as we get closer to Black Friday in Johannesburg 2019 and more stores release their specials.


Gold Reef City Theme Park

Calling all thrill seekers and dare devils! Gold Reef City Theme Park  is giving you a massive discount on its thrill rides – but for one day only – Friday, 29 November. The normal price of R215 will be slashed to a delightful R110 per person! This incredible rate will be available online on the day of the promotion only.

Online: Black Friday in Johannesburg


SA’s favourite online fashion retail store will be selling their stock at discounted prices (last year it went to less 85% on certain items). This is something you most certainly don’t want to miss. Superbalist offers the latest fashion trends and a slew of essentials for women, men, kids, sports and home. It boasts the largest international brand selection in South Africa, as well as a broad range of local brands – more than 500 in total.

Black Friday

Our favourite site to buy everything from the latest Wu-Tang Clan album to bandsaws is This coming Friday, the online megastore will be putting its own little twist on Black Friday by dubbing it the Blue Dot Sale. If you spend more than R250, you’ll receive free standard delivery. There will be a limited supply of some products, so it’s a first come, first serve type deal.

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Pick ‘n Pay Hyper (Online)

Hop online and register on Pick ‘n Pay’s website to gain access to row upon rows of specials this Black Friday In Johannesburg. The retailer will offer you savings of up to 50% on food, liquor, toiletries and other household products from 5 to 25 November 2018.


From 25 to 29 November, Zando will be ‘blacking out’ exclusive and once-off deals in the lead. The online retailer said that this will include savings of up to 70% off top fashion brands.

In Store: Black Friday In Johannesburg


It’s all fun and games until Makro shows up at the Black Friday in Johannesburg sale. This year, take advantage of their FIVE DAY SALE. For everything from cornflakes in bulk to big screen TVs, Makro will have what you need at a super discounted price. Head to any of the Makro marts around to take advantage of the Black Friday sale.


Have you ever been inside a Checkers on Black Friday? It’s crazy… but so are their prices. Expect them as one of SA’s top supermarts to be leading the choir this Black Friday where you’ll be able to find your entire grocery cupboard on sale. We can all do with discounted prices on bacon, right? Right.

Black Friday In Johannesburg


For those of us who enjoy staying active (or like to sit on the couch in sportswear), Totalsports is hosting a sale like no other. Head down to your local store or skip the queue by shopping online – that’s what we’ll be doing. From sports tech to soccer boots, Totalsports is your one-stop shop for all things active.

Sunglass Hut

Seeing as we’re headed into a blazing summer you’ll need some fly face gear for when the sun’s out. Thanks to Sunglass Hut jumping on to the Black Friday In Johannesburg bandwagon, we can take advantage of the latest designer shades and frames to suit our individual style. From big brands to indie creators, Sunglass Hut is the place to shop this Black Friday.

Black Friday in Johannesburg

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By Shawn Greyling

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5 thoughts on “Black Friday In Johannesburg Is Here

  1. Thank you, what a really helpful article guys! For the online shoppers: will also be running some crazy Black Friday Weekend deals.

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