What To Get Up To This Mother’s Day


So, the Mother’s Day breakfasts, lunches and high teas at your favourite places have all been booked out… oh dear. What now? Don’t panic, there are still many other things you can do with mom on her special day!

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Mother’s Day Market

Date: Sunday, 13 May 2018 from 10:00 – 16:00

Whether you’re looking to avoid the usual Mother’s Day celebrations or want to do something special after a delicious brunch, then why not head to Sylvia’s Outdoor  Market and enjoy an afternoon in the sun at their Mother’s Day Market? This promises to be a day filled with plenty of spoils, happy memories, delicious goodies, stunning crafts and lovely entertainment – perfect for the whole family.

Mom’s Day Bubbly And Chocolate High Tea

Date: Sunday, 13 May 2018 from 12:00 – 18:00

This one sounds lovely and oh-so-decadent, but you might want to book ASAP as space is limited and there are only a few spots left! Spoil your mom with a bubbly and chocolate high tea at the View Boutique Hotel this Mother’s Day! The cost includes a light lunch, chocolate, sparkling wine, ice cream and a sweet gift bag for mom as a special little surprise. Email riccahmevents@outlook.com for more info and to book. The cost is R300 per person for bookings of 1 – 2 people, R285 per person for bookings of 3 – 4 people and R270 per person for bookings of 5+ people.

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Mother’s Day Concert at Joburg Zoo

Date: Sunday, 13 May 2018 from 11:00 – 15:00

This is going to be an amazing event for the whole family, especially for mom! Expect a day filled with amazing live music by our very own local talent (the lineup includes The Soil, Langa Mavuso and Bhibo), scrumptious food, a fully stocked bar, jumping castles, face painters, giant puppets, zoo entrance and animal demonstrations, a Manhattan Sweets activation and much more. Don’t forget to pack a picnic basket and take it along with you. Tickets cost R100 per adult, R70 per pensioner/child under 12, and kids aged 3 and under get in FREE. Get your tickets here. 

Mother’s Day Opera & High Tea

Date: Sunday, 13 May 2018 from 10:00 – 16:00

Make it all about mom this Mother’s Day at 1Fox! Spend the afternoon listening to the beautiful voices of the Gauteng Opera (at 13:00) and indulging in some lovely goodies at their high tea (R125 per person, make your reservation at info@justteddy.co.za). They’re also working on a special big screen display for all the moms attending on the day, so if you would like to include a picture in this special screening, then make sure you RSVP “GOING’ on their Facebook event and send a picture of your mom to info@1fox.co.za. Also, all market food stalls will be open on the day, offering a variety of mouthwatering delights from tacos and poké bowls to curries and antipasti platters.

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Mother’s Day Concert At The Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens

Date: Sunday, 13 May 2018 from 14:00 – 17:00

Spend the day outdoors at the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens this Mother’s Day! You can expect everything from live music by former Drakensberg Boys Choir member, Johan Anker, to last minute gift shopping in their Garden Market and picnicking in the beautiful gardens. So, make sure you pack your delicious treats, blankets and camping chairs… it’s going to be a lovely day out in the sun. The concert starts at 14:00. Tickets cost R70 per adult, R15 for scholars, R20 for BotSoc members and FREE entry for kids under 6. Get yours here.

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