How do you plan on making Valentines Day special?

Love Potion: Singer Shekhinah.
Love Potion: Singer Shekhinah. pictures:supplied

We hope your hearts and wallets are prepared for V-Day. Have you been struggling to come up with something? Phumlani S Langa has your day of love covered.



Love Potion

Carnival City

February 14, 6.30pm

R200 to R400 at

How about some korobela? The love potion will be administered by some of the steadiest hands in the game, Shekhinah, Samthing Soweto and Loyiso Gijana.


Combo Comedy Show

The Lyric

February 14, 8pm

R176 to R270 at

Sifiso Nene is looking to make you giggle at the idea of Valentine’s Day, which will be perfect for those lonely hearts out there. Laughter is the best medicine.


Kids’ Movie Night

Randpark Golf Club

February 14, 6pm

R60 at

Take the kids to see Tangled.


Valentine’s Day Picnic in the Gardens

The Herb Farm

February 14, 15 and 16

R550 to R600 at

This is a relatively straightforward romantic set-up. You pre-order a basket that contains everything from pancakes and cheese to wine and milk truffles. Vegetarians are also catered for. Then you pick up your basket at reception, find your corner of the gardens and enjoy the setting.


Will You Be My Valentine? Disoufeng Pub. pictures:supplied


Will You Be My Valentine?

Disoufeng Pub

February 14, 6pm

R350 at

Pull up for a meal and awesome entertainment. There will also be prizes to be won, including those for the best-dressed couple and the best on the dance floor. Come through for a laid-back soiree.


Love In the Air – Valentino’s Celebration

Pimville Zone 1

February 14, 6pm

R30 to R50 entrance

Love is in the air, so hold your breath. I’m joking, breathe it in and enjoy some local up-and-coming music at this V-Day music banger.


Lilo Pop-Up Waterpark and Music Festival: Rapper Frank Casino. pictures:supplied


Lilo Pop-up Waterpark and Music Festival

Maritimo Sports Ground

February 15, 10am

R120 to R250 at

Are you looking for love this V-Day? Where better to find it than at a water park music festival? Expect performances by Frank Casino, Rubber Duc, Speedsta, Refentse and Chundi Munki, among many others.


Valentine’s Night Market

Pretoria National Botanical Garden

February 14, 5pm

R20 to R50 at Free entrance for children under six

This is another full-on romance vibe. Private tables will be available for couples, but you can also opt for a picnic. Live music and lights will fill the garden, while a night market entices you to pick up a few goodies to light up the love. Bring the kids along and share some family love.


Valentine’s Dinner, Dance and Concert

Utopia Place, Union Caterers

February 14, 7pm

R400 to R1 200 at

You and your special someone will be treated to an evening of food, music and dance.



Flirty Valentines with Three Course Dinner, Lou Lou's Bar. pictures:supplied

Flirty Valentine’s with Three Course Dinner

Lou Lou’s Bar

February 14, 7pm

R395 at

This is getting a bit much now, but it is a new year and we love love. So get down to Lou Lou’s for some live music and a three-course meal with a complimentary glass of Champagne whose name is hard to pronounce.


Valentine’s Buffet Dinner

Macnut Farm Wedding and Function Venue

February 14, 6pm

R425 at

Date night requires a decadent menu; something special, yeah?

How does a seafood cocktail and Tuscan chicken sound? Perhaps a lamb shank with root vegetables? Or even roasted beef with gravy and roasted butternut? That isn’t even half of the menu on offer.

Lovers and Friends

Moses Mabhida, Peoples Park

February 15, 12pm

R280 to R1200 at

Join in arms against domestic abuse with the sounds of an international sensation, Syleena Johnson. A one-day event with the best in music, food all in the spirit of spreading love.


Valentine’s Picnic and Movie Night

Lion Lodge

February 14, 6pm

R460 per couple. Book at

Why not grab a fully loaded picnic basket and watch the tragedy romanceP.S. I Love You in the great outdoors of Lion Lodge?

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