Get in the mood with a selection of V-day events

Love Potion Concert: Don't miss Sjava live Pictures:supplied
Love Potion Concert: Don't miss Sjava live Pictures:supplied

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and I’m sure a few of you are thinking of ways to express your feelings. Phumlani S Langa would urge you to do this every day, but in the meantime, here are some V-Day events.



Love Potion Concert

Carnival City

February 14, 7pm

R200 to R400 at

Catch smooth soul vocalist Amanda Black alongside Mlindo and last week’s #Trending cover star Sjava. There’s no sweeter love than African love.


Jozi Fling Valentine’s Dinner at Turbine Hall

The Forum Turbine Hall, Newtown

February 14, 7pm

R496 at

Cosy up while you wine and dine in style with the forum at the exclusive Jozi Fling Valentine’s Dinner at their iconic Newtown venue, Turbine Hall. Dinner is a four-course gourmet meal accompanied by a selection of their signature wines from their platinum wine list. Make it a romantic night in the city for two, or a girls’ night out on the town and add a table of friends.


Valentine’s Picnic in the Dark

Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden

February 14, 6pm

R25 to R50 at

If you’ve been here before then you must know just how striking this garden is in the daytime. Now imagine this scenery under a canopy of stars with your boo thang by your side.



#10 Years of Donald

Zone 6

February 16, 9pm

R100 at

This brother has been steadily doing his thing for the past decade. Catch him in celebration as he delivers his sweet sounds of love.


Valentine’s Day Paint and Sip Date Night

Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

February 15, 7pm

R150 entrance

Enjoy a lovely dinner and performance from up-and-coming Afro-soul singer Nomty ... all in the name of this amazing and commercialised day of love.


Soweto Len yalo Indaba

Soweto Theatre

February 16, 10am

R60 at webtickets

If you’re trying to go to a wedding expo, then I guess you’ve been doing this love thing for a while now. If you’re in this boat and thought V-Day was an expense, then I can’t wait for you to see how much you’ll pay for the wedding. Best go bargain-hunting at this expo.



Tshwane rea Tshwana

SA State Theatre

February 16, 8pm

R200 at

Come through for a night of laughter, with a line-up that includes Sipho “Schoolboy” Ntuli as host and features Roni Modimola, King Drigo, Nicodemus,Skhumba and Pastor Modise.


Valentine’s Day Carvery/ Buffet

Café Artiste at Brooklyn Theatre

February 14, 5.30pm

R220 per head, reservations at

The way to another’s heart is through a night out at the Brooklyn Brothers’ buffet. All this V-Day talk makes a brother want to chunder.


Valentine’s Dinner

Taste 4 Mozambique, 671 Sefako Makgatho Drive, Montana

February 14, 6pm

Reservations at

We’re talking all-you-can-eat! Some live entertainment will be on hand to help relax you in between courses. All-you-can-eat fam...


Lovers and Friends Concert

People’s Park, Moses Mabhida Stadium

February 16, 2pm

R150 to R2 000 at

Do you and your partner enjoy dancing in each others arms? Who doesn’t, really? One thing is certain, you will need some decent music to partake in this pastime. Vusi Nova, Dumi Mkokstad, Kelly Khumalo, Cici, Mondli Ngcobo, Kabomo, Junior Da Rocka, Naima Kay, Afrotraction and a host of other acts will provide the soundtrack to your love.

Kings and Queens of Comedy

Durban ICC Arena

February 16, 8pm

R200 to R345 at

This long-standing flagship comedy brand is back with a new look to match its royal entourage. The line-up includes Celeste Ntuli, Angel Campey, Carvin Goldstone, Muthu Murugan, Ndumiso Lindi, Riaad Moosa, Schalk Bezuidenhout, Tumi Morake and many more.

Soulful Sound Band

The Jazzy Rainbow

February 14, 7pm

R40 to R60 at

Catch these eight talented musicians as they serve up a sultry soundtrack to your liaison of love.


Camp-out with Jimmy Nevis

Algeria Camp Site

February 15 to 17

R3 600 to R4 200 at

A two-night camping experience with the talented pop singer Jimmy Nevis. Enjoy the views, along with some intimate acoustic performances by Nevis.

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