Peter Pan Junior
JM Barries popular novel comes to life at the Peoples Theatre. The modern version of this classic is about a boy that refused to grow up.
21 – 31 Jul @ 10:30pm & 4:30pm
Peoples Theatre. Cnr of Hoofd and Loveday Street, Braamfontein. (Tel) 0861-670-670
Enjoy watching a bit of action packed rugby at the Super Rugby quarter finals.
23 Jul @ 4:30pm
R60 – R250
Emirates Airline Park. Beit Street, New Doornfontein. (Tel) 011-402-2960
This July the theme is the ‘Violin’ with Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’ as well as other masterpieces being played. The aim is to teach children and parents about using music as a brain development tool.
23 Jul @ 10am
Skoobs Theatre of Books. Corner William Nicol Drive & Witkoppen Road, Fourways, (Tel) 011-511-1864
Watch the magnificent Lipizzaner Stallions in action as they show off their prowess and choreographed skill. Get to feed the horses carrots or relax at Café Capriole.
24 Jul @ 10:30am
R70 – R150
Lipizzaner Centre. 1 Dahlia Road, Kyalami. (Tel) 011-702-2103
The Magic Toybox
A short ballet by kids for kids. Each night the toys from the magical toybox come to life and dance, causing a bit of mischief along the way.
30 Jul @ 11am
R50 – R150
Roodepoort Theatre. 100 Christiaan de West Road, Florida Park. (Tel) 011-674-1357
Kaizer Chiefs vs Orlando Pirates
Feel the thrill and adrenalin of sitting in the stadium amongst other soccer fans as two top local teams battle it out for the Carling Black Label Cup.
30 Jul @ 3:30pm
R70 – R170
FNB Stadium. Soccer City Avenue, Nasrec. (Tel) 0861-915-8000
Pic Nic Newtown
Relax on the lawns with family and friends while listening to live music and enjoying delicious picnic foods. Plenty for kids to do and work from over 50 designers to view.
30 Jul @ 12am
Newtown Junction. Cnr Miriam Makeba and Carr Street, Newtown. (Tel) 011-492-0105
Montecasino Bird Gardens
Wander along enchanted walkways within magnificent gardens and marvel at a variety of colourful birds, mammals, reptiles and unusual animals from around the world.
8:30am -5pm (Mon-Fri), 8:30am-6pm (Weekends)
Montecasino. Corner William Nicol Drive & Witkoppen Road, Fourways, (Tel) 011-511-1864
Bounce Inc SA
South Africa’s first trampoline park is open and waiting for you to come and jump, dive, spin and just have fun. Catering for various skill levels, kids or all ages can enjoy it including grown up kids. They also do parties and cater for groups!
10am – 9pm (Mon – Fri)
Bounce Inc. Cnr Woodmead and Maxwell Drive, Waterfall Lifestyle Centre. (Tel) 011-517-2500
Honeydew Maze’s is now open with their 12th maze. The honeycomb inspired design has almost 4 kilometres of walkway and a general knowledge quiz along the way.
Open on every weekend @ 10am – 5pm
R100 – R150
82 Boland Road, Honeydew. (Tel) 073-795-2174
This is a mega shopping bazaar with about 360 individual stores selling everything from clothing, spices, toys, linen, food and jewellery. A family stop that will surely have something for everyone!
Open 9am daily.
38 Lilian Ngoyi Street, Fordsburg. (Tel) 011-838-6752
Body Worlds Vital
An all new exhibition that exhibits the resilience and fragility of the human body. Learn more about anatomy, physiology and health through the 180 whole body exhibition.
21 – 31 Jul @ 1pm
R90 – R120
Sci-Bono Discovery Centre. Cnr Miriam Makeba Road and President Street. (Tel) 011-639-8400
The zoo covers 55 hectares of land and is home to over 320 species of animals. Get to see the endangered species, fierce predators and record holders.
8:30am (Mon – Sun)
R10 – R80
Cnr Jan Smuts Avenue and Upper Park Drive, Parkview. (Tel) 011-646-2000
Gold Reef City Theme Park
Gold Reef City Theme Park has an abundance of adventures. Explore the park and learn more about the sites rich mining history while enjoying the amazing rides along the way. You will also find the only 4D theatre in South Africa here!
Cnr Northern Parkway & Data Crescent, Ormonde. (Tel) 011-248-5000
They have so much to offer from zip lines, swing bridges and Tarzan Swings. They cater for various difficulty levels and offer a safe family friendly environment to have fun.
9am – 3pm
Within James and Ethel Gray Park, outside Melrose Arch. (Tel) 010-593-0493
Learn how to ice skate at the Northgate Ice Rink, conveniently located in Northgate Shopping Centre. Skates can be hired at the venue.
10am – 5pm (Daytime Session), 7:30pm – 10:30pm (Evening Session)
R30 Skate Hire / R65 entrance fee
An ideal space for kids to have a Birthday or just have fun skating in a safe environment. The facility boats a 1000 square metre cover roller rink with a smooth concrete floor. Skate scan be hired at the venue as well. Ages 4 and up.
9am – 9pm (Fri & Sat), 9am – 6pm (Tue – Thurs)
R60 per entry/ R25 Skate Hire
296 Main Road, Bryanston. (Tel) 083-232-9861
Ten Pin Bowling
The Magic Company Ten Pin Bowling is a new extension to the existing Magic Company entertainment store. The Bowling arena caters for all families and groups, including corporate team builds and games.
12pm-12am (Mon-Thurs), 12pm-2am (Fri), 10am-2am (Sat)
Montecasino. Corner William Nicol Drive & Witkoppen Road, Fourways, (Tel) 011-511-0124
A well looked after go-kart facility which is perfect for birthday parties and functions. Multiple race formats and packages to choose from. From ages 9 and up.
10am (Mon – Sun)
R150 – R450
272 Samantha Street, Strijdom Park. (Tel) 011-792-2260
James Hall Museum of Transport
The James Hall Museum of Transport is a land transport museum covering various modes of transport dating back some 400 years and is the largest museum of its kind in South Africa. Get to see steam vehicles, bicycles, trains and trams.
9am -5pm (Tues-Sun)
Free – Donations welcome
James Hall Museum. Corner of Reynolds and Rosettenville Roads, Pioneer Park. (Tel) 011-435-9485
These are ancient Dolomite caves that form part of the fossil sites in the Cradle of Humankind. Among the fossils found here, the most famous are the remains of early humans Mrs. Ples and Little Foot.
9am – 5pm (Daily)
R97 – R165 (Kids under 4 FREE)
Kromdraai Road, Muldersdrift. (Tel) 014-577-9000