Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and some planning is taking place in homes.
Kids are creating Mother’s Day cards and crafts, and partners are planning the perfect breakfast in bed (ideally. Some families are looking at leaving the house this Sunday. After being forced to celebrate the day indoors for two years during COVID-19, an outdoor event might be what parents need.
If this is you and your family with no idea where to go, here is a list of some cool events to attend this Mother’s Day. All these events are taking place on 8 May 2022.
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Mother’s Day concert at Joburg Zoo
If you and your family are lovers of music, then this is a perfect event for you. Joburg Zoo is hosting a musical experience with a headline appearance from the gorgeous Amanda Black. The event will be hosted by broadcasting legend T-Bose Mokwele with appearances from PJ Powers and the Musses.
Price: R110 per adult and R65 for kids (3-12years) and pensioners.
Address: Joburg Zoo, Jan Smuts Ave, Parkview, Randburg, 2122
Berry Picking at The Field Berry Farm
If you are considering a delicious adventure, how about picking berries with the family? The Field Berry Farm is putting together a fun-filled day with food stalls, live music and loads of berries to pick up.
Price: R35 per child, R45 per adult and you pay for the berries you pick; they charge R130 per kg of picked berries.
Address: The Field Berry Farm, De Deur, 1876
Pretoria Zoo Mother’s Day Celebration
Music lovers in and around Pretoria can enjoy a day with the songstress Ami Faku. Pretoria Zoo is hosting moms for a day of fun, music and love for Mother’s Day. The kids can have fun at the pool, get their faces painted while moms get serenaded by beautiful music and eat some picnic goodies while the meat gets ready at the braai area.
Price: Adults R 160
Kids (2-12 years) R 120
Address: 232 Boom St, Daspoort 319-Jr, Pretoria, 0001
Vaal Mothers Day Picnic (Yellow & White)
Get your jeans and doek ready for a fun day under the sun. Fun Valley is hosting moms at their Yellow & White Mother’s Day event. So, bring out your cooler boxes and the kids who will be entertained at the kiddie’s corner. Make some mom friends and have a fun picnic to celebrate being and having a mother.
Time: 11:00 till 20:00
Price: Adult R150 and kids tickets R70
Address: Fun Valley Pleasure Resort, R553, Olifantsvlei, Johannesburg, South Africa
Mother’s Day Lunch on Vilakazi Street
The famous Sakhumzi restaurant is hosting moms for a delicious buffet. It is a proudly South African restaurant that specializes in authentic Soweto cuisine and an unforgettable Soweto experience. Nested on Vilakazi Street, families can experience Nelson Mandela’s house and see Desmond Tutu’s house as well. The two are Nobel Peace Prize laureates and struggle heroes. For those who have never visited this historical place, it promises to be quite the experience.
Price: R300 per person
Address: 6980 Vilakazi St, Orlando West, Soweto, 1804