Valentine’s Day Events To Look Forward To

What are you getting up to this Valentine’s Day? If the answer is “I don’t know”, then take a look at these Valentines events happening around the city during the month of love. These sort of events sell out quickly, so make sure you book ASAP. 

Please note: These events are valid for 2018 ONLY


Biogen Valentines Night Trail Run

Date: Thursday, 08 February 2018

Take your pick of either the 5km or 8.5km trail and remember to dress the part as this run in Valentines-theme (think Robot Party – red means taken, orange means it’s complicated and green means single and ready to mingle). There are medals and R100 Trappers vouchers for all trail finishers. And if you enter the series, you’ll get a goodie bag and an awesome Trailhead t-shirt. You never know, you might just meet that special someone there. Tickets cost between R120 and R600 per person. Visit to register.

#SINGLE Valentine’s Party

Date: Saturday, 10 February 2018

Being single isn’t all that bad so why not celebrate being #single in the coolest way possible at the #SINGLE Valentine’s Party. You can spend your evening meeting plenty of other singletons in the flesh instead of via the internet or latest dating APP. And as for icebreakers, there will be two options to get the conversations flowing – a twist on ‘spin the bottle’ and singles beer pong. There will be two bands performing on the evening – His & Hers and After Elizabeth. This event is open to everyone looking to have a great time as a single this Valentine’s season (over 18, of course). Entry is R175 per person. Payment is needed in advance, so email for payment details and to secure your spot.


Hello Valentine at Katy’s Palace Bar

Date: Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Katy’s Palace Bar is throwing a massive Valentine’s Day party! And it doesn’t matter whether you’re single, in a relationship or caught up in something complicated – everyone is invited to celebrate the most romantic day of the year at this awesome hangout. It’s going to be epic and lovely. Make sure you get your tickets and save the date. Tickets can be bought at Nutickets at R100 per person.

Valentines Outdoor Movie & Picnic

Date: Wednesday, 14 February 2018

You and your sweetheart can enjoy a lovely picnic-style Outdoor Garden Cinema in the gorgeous gardens at Oakfield Farm. You can choose from two ticket options: either entry only at R80 per person OR the couples hamper which is R400 and includes two entry tickets and a picnic hamper (cheese, wine and biscuits) per couple. Make sure you take your own blankets as well as additional drinks and snacks (please note: no chairs permitted). Click here to get your tickets ASAP.


Valentine Rock Party at Chicago’s

Date: Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Expect to dance the night away with a two-piece live band, Mark Beling & Dev (Ex Mean Mr Mustard) and DJ Leroy at Chicago’s Pink Gin & Tonic Party. Not only with there be a variety of wine, beer and spirits available at the bar, but you can also sip on a double Pink G&T for only R20* thisValentine’s Day. So, what are you waiting for? Call up your sweetheart, invite them to the party and have a rocking Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Drive-In

Date: Wednesday, 14 February 2018

It’s not about the film, but the experience! Join this Valentine’s Drive-In for a lovely evening out. You get to vote for the films you want to see, of which one must be child-friendly. Ticket price is per vehicle, a vehicle with two adults is one ticket valued at R250. A four-seater vehicle is four adults and a six-seater, six adults. Tickets are limited and are only available online so make sure you get yours ASAP. Popcorn, drinks and a snack bar will be available at the venue.

Randburg Harriers Valentine’s Night Run

Date: Friday, 16 February 2018

Laceup, grab your sweetheart and join the Randburg Harriers Valentine’s Night Run. Here, you can your Valentine can enjoy a ‘romantic’ 10km dash/walk/stroll. Also, Discovery Vitality members will earn up to 600 Vitality points for completing this race. There will also be a candlelit mile on route to make the experience a little more special for you and your angel. Make sure you arrived dressed to impress as there will be a post-race party once you cross the finish line. Tickets cost R100 per person. For more information, visit


Valentine’s Outdoor Movie Night – SOLD OUT!

Date: Saturday, 17 February 2018

How does a movie outdoors, under the stars sound? If this sounds like a romantic idea to you, then make sure you book your spots for the Valentine’s Outdoor Movie Night at Emerald Resort & Casino. Take your camp chairs and picnic blankets along, unwind and enjoy a movie with your sweetheart. There will be gourmet food stalls and beverages will be available on the evening. Picnic baskets with movie goodies can be ordered for R380 per basket. You can either pay R80 per person or opt for the R540 which includes two movie tickets and a picnic basket for two. Book your spot ASAP! You can get your tickets at Computicket. For picnic basket orders, contact Yolandi on or 016 982 8643.

Cupid’s Movies in the Park

Date: Saturday, 17 February 2018

Movies in the Park will be kicking off 2018 with their Cupid’s Masquerade themed event at Inanda Country Base, Fourways to celebrate Valentine’s Day and love. The venue will open at 14:00, showcasing four films, still being voted for on Facebook, remember to join the event to stay updated. Make sure you arrive as a character from your favourite fairytale. Go all out! Get creative. Be the most magical creature and you may receive a secret surprise from them. Mask making workshops will be available on the day to keep the little ones creative and some jumping castles for the active ones. Don’t forget to pack a delectable picnic basket, sit back on the lawns and enjoy a lovely day out. Get your tickets here.

Soul & RnB Valentine Picnic

Date: Sunday, 18 February 2018

For a lovely day out with your Valentine, don’t miss out on the Soul & RnB Valentine Picnic. The picnic lineup includes acts by Wilson B Nkosi, Sentle Lehoko, Daniel Phaks, Pumla and Lesego LSG alongside Godfather, Lebo, Nozipho, Ash, Hlami, SoulKB, Noks, Illusion, SJ and Tsholanang. Picnic baskets filled with your favourite treats are allowed, however, no children are allowed at the event. Entrance is R50 per person.

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