Fun family activities this weekend


The idea of ​​snuggling up in a warm blanket with hot chocolate may seem like the best weekend plan for some people this winter, however, if you want to beat the cold and get out with the whole family, there are plenty of activities available. .

This weekend concert guide is suitable for indoor and outdoor events.

Your Guide to Weekend Gigs


Dating Festival

44 Stanley has become one of the hippest places, known for having the best spots for coffee, cocktails and crafts. The place has a few events this winter.

The Encounters South African international documentary festival at Bioscope will be available for an entire week.

Date: June 24 – July 3

To book and see the full program click here.


If you are an art lover or just want to visit a gallery, this new exhibition entitled Threshold features artists from the International Print Exchange Program (IPEP) in India in partnership with The Artists’ Press. The gallery opens this Saturday, June 25.

Date: June 25 – July 20

For more information, click here.

Oppiland Festival

This festival, organized by Lefra Productions and the Stable Inn Conference Centeris the biggest music festival ever planned for Gauteng and will take place over three days for all audiences, from rock and Afrikaans to country.

The event is also suitable for the whole family as there will be flea markets, entertainment for children and food and drink.

Dates: June 24 – June 26

For more information, visit

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Youth month concert

YFM is the largest youth station in the country and is hosting a LYFE music concert as part of the Youth Month celebration.

Early bird tickets are sold out, however, general tickets are still available, priced at R250 on web tickets. The music lineup includes Blxckie, Samthing Soweto, Blaq Diamond, Pabi Cooper, KO and Felo Le Tee.

Date: June 25

Location: Altitude Beach, Fourways, Johannesburg

Time: 2 p.m. until late

Wine and Gastronomy Festival

The Pick n Pay Wine & Food Festival will be a wine and food lover’s dream. Attendees will be able to sample various wines on offer and sample food from the Pick n Pay food market – ranging from local cheeses to tender cuts of meat.

Pick n Pay, Food and Wine Festival. Image: Provided

There will be live music to soak up all the food and wine.

Date: July 2

Where: Waterfall Park at the Mall of Africa

For more information, click here.

Western Cloak:

Wine tasting with the kids

Your kids won’t be left out when the adults go to the Nederburg Wine Tasting, as the wine farm hosts a fun tasting of chocolate milk drinks with cookies for the kids.

Nederburg’s restaurant, The Manor, also offers cupcake decorating workshops and picnic boxes with a delicious collection of snacks for the whole family.

There’s also Jenga and a range of lawn games, jungle gyms and a zipline, treehouse, swings and more to keep the kids busy.

Date: every day

Price: Milk and cookie pairings and cupcake decorating are priced at R95 each.

Reservations are essential, click here to know more.

KwaZulu Natal

Any other than Durban July

While people will be flocking to Durban on July 2 for Durban July, there are other events in the province to enjoy.

For something laid back and relaxed, the Garden Show takes place in the warmest city in winter.

The East Coast Radio Home and Garden Show will bring together more than 350 exhibitors for 10 days at the Durban Exhibition Centre.

Think Builders DIY Pavilion, Kitchen Zone and The Gardener LIVE section.

Date: June 24 – July 3

Contact 031 303 5941 for more information.

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