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 2019.

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.


Use this Black Friday to stock up on amazing festive presents. For every Nifty250 poster collage bought, you’ll receive a third one free! Select and easily curate your photos to create an amazing collage poster print. Easily upload your photos or select from your social media accounts.


UCOOK is offering budding home chefs the chance to cash in on a UCOOK box for a massive 60% off this Black Friday. Choose from between two and four meals in your UCOOK box, which is delivered each Monday with organic, fresh ingredients and mouthwatering recipes. Can you think of any reason NOT to order? No? Neither can we. Visit and use the code on the order details tab at check out: #BLACKFRIDAY0193


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.

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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 2019.


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.

The Capital

Planning on vacaying in the city this holiday season? There’s no better place to do so than at The Capital Hotels and Apartments! Plus, they have an amazing deal you don’t want to miss. Get 60% off their best rate for your staycation between 01 December 2019 – 31 January 2020 at their Sandton, Rosebank, Melrose and Menlyn apartment hotels. Click here to book now and live your best life at a fraction of the price.


For TWO DAYS ONLY, get 30% off sitewide at with their exciting Black Friday Promotion. This is the perfect opportunity to stock up on all your favourite Clarins beauty and skincare products at unmissable prices. This is an online exclusive offer only, valid from 29 to 30 November, so get ready!

Don’t miss’s incredible Black Friday flight deals and massive holiday savings! Be the first to receive their exciting offers by signing up to their newsletter. Also, get on top of your game with their Black Friday Survival Guide for Travel Deals.


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SHF Home

This Black Friday, SHF Home are giving you even more! Prepare yourself (and your homes) for their Black Friday Weekend. For THREE DAYS ONLY, they’ll be giving you 20% off ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING! This amazing offer is nationwide, so be sure to visit your nearest SHF Home Gallery between 29 November and 01 December and treat yourself.

Melrose Arch

From canvas prints to 50% off international designer dresses and everything in between, Africa’s premium mixed-use precinct is adding pizzazz to Black Friday in 2019. Click this link to read all about the specials offered by their retail tenants.

Black Betty Design

Receive up to 60% discounts at their outlets in Hyde Park & Sea Point. And to top it off, you’ll get FREE shipping for orders made on Friday, 29 November 2019.


It’s all fun and games until Makro shows up at the Black Friday 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. As one of SA’s top supermarts, expect them 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.

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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.

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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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