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Top things to do in Mzansi this weekend and beyond

(Updated for the weekend of 10 - 14 February, 2024)
Things to do - Sunkissed salsa

Whether your taste buds are craving a Mediterranean feast or whether you’re aching to shake your hips to some salsa music, this weekend is filled with exciting event options. We’ve curated a lineup of some of our favourite activities to keep you well entertained this weekend and beyond.

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Greek Food Festival, Melrose

If you’re anything like us, you’re a sucker for a Spanakopita… followed by a delicious block of baklava, of course. Indulge in the finest Greek cuisine at the Greek Food Festival this weekend. Sample a bit of everything as you stroll from stall to stall or savour a hearty sit-down lunch. By the way, their home-made gelato is absolutely to die for. With live music from 15:00, Greek dancing all night and a jumping castle for the kiddies, there’s no shortage of entertainment. And yes, you get to finish with a traditional plate-smashing!

Date: Saturday, 10 February
Time: 12:00 – 23:00
Place: Meraki Deli Cafe, Melrose
Tickets: Free entrance, but bookings must be made by calling 072 957 7847.

City Beach Club, Braamfontein

Top things to do - City Beach Club

Beach babes, assemble! The City  Beach Club is a hot, newly-opened rooftop venue in Braam and it’s the place to be this weekend. Experience a unique bar-by-the-beach vibe and party to a fresh lineup of DJs all day long as you enjoy a couple cold ones or cocktails. 

Date: Saturday, 10 February
Time: 11:00 – 20:00
Place: The City Beach Club
Tickets: R100 online, available here.

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Sunkissed Salsa, Sea Point

Every other Sunday, for the duration of summer, Sunkissed Summer Salsa Season invites you to dust off your dancing shoes for an incredible Afro-Latin gathering, al fresco. Hosted at the Sea Point Pavilion Forecourt, the views are as beautiful as the vibes are infectious. With a selection of salsa, bachata and kizomba beats going all day, you’re in for a proper party. Dancing is thirsty work, so quench your thirst and satisfy your appetite at the nearby kiosks afterwards.

Date: Sunday, 11 February (Every second Sunday of the month)
Time: 15:30 – 19:00
Place: Sea Point Pavilion Forecourt
Tickets: Free entrance

Legally Blonde - The Musical, Artscape Theatre

Things to do - Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde – The Musical is an absolutely fabulous staging of the classic 2001 hit movie. It’s a journey of self-discovery that defies stereotypes and it does so in pretty pink stilettos. The award-winning musical sees Elle Woods transform from fashion-conscious sorority girl to Harvard Law School lawyer, soundtracked by clever, catchy tunes like “Bend & Snap”, “Omigod You Guys” and tonnes more. 

Date: 7 – 18 February
Time: 19:30
Place: Artscape Theatre
Tickets: R250 – R290, available here.

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Armand Joubert Live, Rhumbelow Theatre

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Vocal sensation and viral Tik Tok talent, Armand Joubert is, objectively, one of the most incredible South African male vocalists on the scene. Bringing to life – in technicolour, we might add – his hit show, I’m Viral, Joubert showcases his talent through a compilation of classics by some of the greatest artists in history. Expect hits like Prince’ Purple Rain, Queen’s Somebody To Love and some of his own compositions in both English and Afrikaans. Tickets are sold out for Friday’s show, so don’t wait too long to book yours for Saturday. 

Date: Saturday, 10 February
Time: 19:30
Place: The Rhumbelow Theatre
Tickets: R260, available here.

Russell Peters live in South Africa

Russell Peters

Hilariously iconic Canadian comedian, Russell Peters returns to South Africa for a three-city tour – one night in Durban, Pretoria and Cape Town respectively – and you don’t want to miss your chance to catch him in your city. His clever storytelling, signature wit and particular brand of humour guarantees you’ll spend the duration of the show doubled over in laughter. 

Date: Friday, 9 February
Time: 20:00
Place: Durban ICC
Tickets: R800, available here.

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Retro Revival Vintage Market

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If you’re a purveyor of pretty, one-of-a-kind clothing and a supporter of slow fashion, Retro Revival is the perfect thrift market for you. Nestled among lush greenery with lots of shade, the outdoor market offers an array of good quality, second-hand treasures. For all you know, the racks and racks of stylish threads and eclectic trinkets could just make for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift options. There are also food and drink stalls for snacking and enjoyment.

Date: Saturday, 10 February
Time: 09:00 – 13:00
Place: Willows Mark (750 Farm Road)
Tickets: Free entrance

Karen Zoid Live, Railways Café

Karen Zoid

The unrefuted queen of South African rock, Karen Zoid takes to the Railways Café stage this weekend for an electric evening of music. Experience a living legend alongside a fantastic band of musicians, delivering a powerful performance. Artists Pierre Coetzee and Aya Nixon will kick off what promises to be an incredible night of music and storytelling. 

Date: Friday, 9 February
Time: 18:00
Place: Railways Café, Centurion
Tickets: R150, available here

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