#Entertainment: Heritage Day Events


Whether you’re abroad or here in Mzansi, Heritage Day is your chance to celebrate being truly South African. For those of you in Jozi, here are some events to look forward to this long weekend.

Heritage Day Events

DStv Delicious Festival 2018

Date: Saturday, 22 September 2018 – Sunday, 23 September 2018.

We reckon a lot of people are looking forward to this event because we know we are! There are tons of big names coming over to this one: Erykah Badu, Jordan Rakei and plenty more. And then there’s the food, which will be the highlight of it all. For further details on the event click here! Tickets are from R280 – R7 590 and you can purchase them on this website.

Heritage Day In Bloom

Date: Monday, 24 September 2018 at 12:30 – 16:30.

Indulge in the ultimate picnic experience on Monday, 24 September 2018. Fairlawns celebrates the rich diversity of cultures, beliefs and traditions that make South Africa great. You’re invited to embrace your heritage by dressing to impress. Visit their Facebook page for all the details! R 450.00 per person, from 12h30 to 16h30. Booking is essential, terms and conditions apply. For reservations and menu please contact reservations3@fairlawns.co.za or 011 808 7300.

Heritage Day Night Market At Sylvia’s Market

Date: Sunday, 23 September 2018 at 11:00 – 22:00. 

Markets are the best way to chill, spend quality time with loved ones and ease into the long weekend. So, bring your friends and family and come celebrate Heritage weekend at this night market with good food, good music and beautiful crafts to keep everyone entertained and busy. See you there! Visit this Facebook page.

KCC Heritage Day Braai

Date: Monday, 24 September 2018 at 12:00 – 16:00. 

Killarney Country Club is bringing you their best braai experience, because braai is always a great idea. Plus, would it really be a South African celebration without some shisa nyama? We think not! Grab your friends and family and come dressed in your best heritage outfit, as there are prizes to be won. For the kids, there’s a dedicated play area. Tickets cost R75 – R175 per person, make bookings with bookings@killarneycc.co.za or call 011 4422 7411. Or visit this Facebook page.

KCC Heritage Day Braai

Heritage Day Braai

Date: Sunday, 23 September 2018 at 13:00 – 16:00.

Since it is the long weekend, we are looking forward to spending a Sunday afternoon without having to worry about the week ahead and enjoying the thought of a Monday off! At The Maslow Sandton, a Sunday is anything but typical. Will you be there to celebrate Heritage Day the good ol’ South African way with an authentic braai, ice-cold beer and good music? Enjoy complimentary CBC beer and live entertainment playing the very best in local hits. Visit this Facebook page for more information.

Sun City Is Proudly South African For The Heritage Day Weekend!

Date: Saturday, 22 September 2018 – Monday, 24 September 2018.

In the mood to get out of town this weekend? Why not pack up and head out to Sun City for a weekend of fun? The festivities kick-off from 12:00 on the Saturday and guests are encouraged to dress in their traditional attire or other proudly South African outfits. You will be welcomed by traditional African dancers on arrival before being immersed in tantalising aromas, sights and sounds of South Africa inside the restaurant. There will be a variety of food options, including a scrumptious braai with an array of popular side dishes. Bands and DJs on the bill include Divinity Duo, Lungi Duo, Lady Lace Trio, DJ Choco, the Morning After Band, and Clinton Viljoen. They will take turns to entertain the crowds from 12:00 to 21:00 on the Saturday and from 12:00 to 18:00 on the Monday. For more information visit this website.

Festival MusicFilm 2018

Date: Friday, 21 September 2018 – Monday, 24 September 2018.

The Bioscope Independent Cinema always has something interesting up their sleeves. With the inaugural Festival MusicFilm 2018 they are dedicating the weekend to the best in Music Documentary feature films spanning the last decade, and it’s set to be fascinating. For more information be sure to visit their Facebook page.  The screening schedule is as follows:

Friday, 21 September 2018 at 19:30:

  • Rockabul get tickets here!

Saturday, 22 September 2018:

  • 11:00 – I Dream of Wires, get tickets here!
  • 13:00 – Gary Numan – Android in La La Land, get tickets here! 
  • 15:00 – Shake The Dust, get tickets here! 
  • 17:30 – Betty Davis – They Say I’m Different, get tickets here!
  • 19:00 – The Case of The Three Sided Dream, get tickets here!

Sunday, 23 September 2018:

  • 11:00 – Slave to the Grind #MetalMarathon. Tickets here!
  • 13:00 – We are Twisted F***ing Sister #MetalMarathon. Get tickets here!
  • 15:00 – A Band Called Death. Get tickets here!
  • 17:00 – Score. Get tickets here!
  • 19:00 – Far Western. Get tickets here! 

Monday, 24 September 2018:

  • 11:00 – Mama Goema, get your tickets here!
  • 13:00 – Swingers & Swenkas. Get your tickets here!
  • 15:00 – The Silver Fez. Get your tickets here!
  • 17:00 – The Fun’s Not Over – The James Phillips Story. Get your tickets here!

Festival MusicFilm 2018

National Heritage & Braai Day At Rietvlei Zoo Farm

Date: Monday, 24 September 2018 at 09:00 – 17:00. 

Rietvlei Zoo Farm is inviting families to join in for a fantastic day of food and fun for National Heritage & Braai Day. Entrance fee for the Picnic Park is R30 per person. Dress up with SA Flags, traditional outfits and fun accessories. Drum braais can be hired for R50 so bring your own food, drinks and charcoal. Hire a lapa or bring a gazebo with camping chairs! Bird aviary, farmyard, jungle-gyms and rides are available for kids. View www.rietvleifarm.co.za.

Heritage Day At Beerhouse Fourways

Date: Monday, 24 September 24 at 11:00 – 18:00. 

If you’re in the mood for keeping things lowkey this long weekend then this is just the event for you. Chill out with your choice of beers and grab a Brew-BQ platter for 40% off. Awesome live music will keep the relaxation going all day. Simply visit their Facebook page.

Table bookings are essential:
Phone: 011 465 2402
Email: fourways@beerhouse.co.za

Heritage Weekend At Bryanston Country Club

The Bryanston Country Club is going all out to make every day of your long weekend awesome. Check out what’s on offer below and visit their Facebook page for more details. To make bookings contact 011 706 1361 or email marketing@bryanstoncc.co.za. The dates are as follows:

Saturday, 22 September 2018 

  • StrEAT FESTIVAL in the street by the Racquets Section. Open from 08:00 to 14:00 for breakfast & lunch with loads of activities including tennis, squash, croquet, petanque, music, craft stalls and more!

Sunday, 23 September

  • Family Trophy Golf & Lunch on the Bryanston Patio. Fee – R160 (Including lunch).

Monday, 24 September

  • Heritage Day Braai & Pool Opening. Cost – R165 pp (live music & fun).

Heritage Weekend

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