Treat Dad To One Of These Father’s Day Events

What are you getting up to this Father’s Day? Not too sure? Check out our round-up of cool events to celebrate that father figure in your life. There’s something for every type of dad, grandfather, uncle or hubby! 

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Father’s Day Celebrations @ Toadbury Hall

Date: Sunday, 17 June 2018 from 11:30 – 15:00

Show dad, grandpa and even hubby just how much you love him with a tasty traditional South African braai at Toadbury Hall. Be welcomed with a sherry or half-pint of craft beer on arrival and then tuck into an array of delicious goodies – click here to suss out the menu. Bookings are essential, so contact Toadbury Hall on 010 593 7523 or

Father’s Day Vinyl Record Fair

Date: Saturday, 16 June 2018 – Sunday, 17 June 2018 from 09:00 – 16:00

This event is perfect if you’re looking for something different to do on Father’s Day weekend. Whether dad’s music tastes are old-school or new, he’s bound to find something he loves at the Father’s Day Vinyl Record Fair at the Glen Shopping Centre. Expect everything from vinyl records, turntables and amps to speakers, CDs, cassette tapes, record cleaners, cleaning fluid, record sleeves and much more for purchase. There will also be a number of vinyl dealers available during the weekend, such as Clover Records, West Rand Vinyl, Akasia Vinyl, Woodstock Music and Musiek Plate, to name a few.

Father’s Day Whiskey Tasting

Date: 16 June 2018 from 15:00

Is dad a whiskey lover? If so, make sure you book yourself a table at the Father’s Day Whiskey Tasting at The Rock Diner in Design Quarter. Here, dad will get the chance to sample, taste and enjoy six different whiskeys. The experience costs R400 per person and all proceeds go to the NAHYSOSA Bursary Fund, so you’ll also be contributing to a great cause! Spacing is limited so make sure you book your spot ASAP.

To book, contact:

  • Stavi: 0828276339
  • Andrea: 0839952291
  • Marina: 0715104139

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702 Day of the Dads at Waterfall City

Date: Sunday, 17 June 2018 from 10:00 – 16:00

702 is going all out this Father’s Day with a special event to celebrate everything the main men in our lives do for us. For the first time ever, 702 and Waterfall City Park will be switching it up with an experiential event that gives every father figure what he craves the most: space to be himself. Enjoy a day of live entertainment with Grammy-Award winning Ladysmith Black Mambazo, delicious artisanal food and drinks, a dedicated Dad Zone with plenty of fun activities for the whole family, and much more. It’s going to be an awesome day, so make sure you get your tickets here.

Father’s Day @ The Weekend Market

Date: Sunday, 17 June 2018 from 09:00

This Father’s Day the Weekend Market is the place to be if you’re looking to spoil dad with beer, live music, good food, go-karting, family activities and flea market browsing. There will also be plenty of kids entertainment to keep the young ones busy while dad relaxes, sips on a cold draught or two and enjoys the lovely atmosphere. Best of all, entrance is FREE!  It’s a fun day out for all, so don’t miss it.

Father’s Day Whiskey Evening

Date: Sunday, 17 June 2018 from 15:00 – 19:00

Yet another whiskey event to spoil that amazing father figure, this one takes place at The View Boutique Hotel. The evening will include a three-course meal, three single/double whiskies, complimentary coffee and a gift bag with something special for dad to take home. Spaces are limited, therefore booking is essential! Email or call Riccah M on 079 262 2563 to secure your spot.

Adventurous Father’s Day

Date: Sunday, 17 June 2018 from 09:00 – 17:00

Is your dad the adventurous type? If so, why not treat him to an exciting Father’s Day zip line endeavour at Mount Zion Tours? At R1 525 per adult, you can enjoy a one-day Magalies Canopy Tour that includes a pick up from Eastgate Mall Gate 4 and return transport. The price excludes drinks, meals and any other items not mentioned, so make sure you take some extra cash along with you.

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Zen Father’s Day

Date: Saturday, 16 June 2018 from 07:45 – 09:15

Is dad a yogi? Do you enjoy doing yoga together? Early on Saturday morning (the day before Father’s Day), Zen Hot Yoga World at Hobart Grove Shopping Centre will be offering you and dad a 90-minute Bikram class to help you both relax, stretch it out and spend some quality time together. All Yogi dads attend for free!

Father’s Day At Sylvia’s Market

Date: Sunday, 17 June 2018 from 10:00 – 16:00

Don’t have any plans but need to get dad (and yourself) out of the house to celebrate Father’s Day? Make a day of it and head to Sylvia’s Market where there will be heaps of good food, live music and arts and crafts to keep everyone entertained and busy. This is the perfect place to soak up a little sunshine and relax with your loved ones.

Soul and R&B Father’s Day Celebration ft. Otarel

Date: Sunday, 17 June 2018 from 11:00 until late

For a super-chilled day out with dad, don’t miss the Soul and R&B Father’s Day Celebration ft Otarel taking place at the Platinum Lounge in Randburg. You can expect an amazing music lineup, including acts such as Otarel, Pumla Ngewu, Lesego G R Ntobong, Daniel Phaks and Nozipho. Entry is FREE, but make sure that you dress smart/elegant and follow the theme: jackets and blazers. Only cooler boxes with ciders/beers and soft drinks will be allowed‪ until 2pm, no spirits‬.

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