Valentine's Day

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Valentine’s Day 2024: Events you’ll LOVE in South Africa

Looking for the perfect way to surprise your loved one this Valentine’s Day 2024? Check out these events happening around South Africa…

Valentine's Day

What’s on this Valentine’s Day? Photo: canva

Looking for the perfect way to surprise your loved one this Valentine’s Day 2024? Check out these events happening around South Africa…


Cocktails and Canvas Valentine’s edition

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Paint with your special person. Image: canva

What it is: The Breakfast Room will be hosting a special Valentine’s Day edition of Cocktails and Canvas, where you will get to paint and spend time with your loved one. Tickets include a welcome drink and all art supplies needed. Book here.

When: 16 February, 19:00 to 23:00

Where: The Breakfast Room, 162 Mahatma Gandhi Rd, Point, Durban.

How much: R250 per person.

Valentine’s Dinner at The Royal Hotel

What: A romantic setting, a resident DJ, and a delicious buffet – if that doesn’t scream perfect Valentine’s Day date, then we don’t know what does! The Royal Hotel in Durban will be hosting their annual V-day dinner this 14 February, so spoil your signifcant other and make your bookings at: 031 333 6000 /

When: 14 February, 18:30 to 22:00

Where: The Royal Hotel, 267 Smith St, Durban Central, Durban.

How much: R550 per person.

Valentine’s Dinner at Coastlands Musgrave Hotel

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What: Treat your Valentine to a fantastic dinner at Coastlands Musgrave, where there will be live entertainment by Wilfred Aploon, welcome drinks on arrival, roses for the ladies, and a delectable buffet dinner. Make your bookings here.

When: 14 February, 18:30 to 22:00

Where: Coastlands Musgrave Hotel, 315-319 Peter Mokaba Ridge, Durban.

How much: R525 per adult / R265 per child aged 4-10.


Galentine’s Wine Bouquet

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Spend V-day with your best girlfriends. Image: canva

What: Who said V-day was just about romantic love? Grab your gal pals and head to Kongo Art Studio for a fun Galentine’s Wine Bouquet Sip and Paint. Ticket prices include a painting package, a bottle of wine, and a bouquet of flowers. Book here.

When: 17 February and 24 February, booking times differ

Where: Kongo Art Studio, 73 Juta St, Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

How much: R450 per person

Rand Club Valentines’ Dinner

What: Enjoy an intimate three-course meal (and a welcome glass of bubbly) at the Rand Club’s annual V-day dinner. Bookings are essential and can be done here.

When: 14 February, from 19:00 to 22:00

Where: Rand Club, 33 Loveday St, Marshalltown, Johannesburg.

How much: R295 per person

Valentine’s movie night

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What: Grab your special someone or your pals and unwind and fall in love with a night you will remember at Kleinkaap Valentine’s movie night on 14 February. Tickets will get you a movie, a dinner platter, popcorn and movie snacks. Make your bookings here.

When: 14 February from 17:30

Where: Kleinkaap Boutique Hotel, Jim van der Merwe Street, Centurion.

How much: R465 per person.


Valentine Soiree at Masque Theatre

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What: For a date with a difference, take your sweetheart to a Valentine Soiree at the Masque Theatre.‘A Lifetime of Love’ promises to be an intimate celebration, guiding you through the beautiful journey of love with a musical twist! There will be two show, one on Valentine’ Day itself and one on the Friday. Book your tickets here.

When: 14 and 16 February, from 19:30 to 22:00

Where: Masque Theatre, 37 Main Rd, Muizenberg, Cape Town.

How much: R150 per person / R250 per couple

Valentine’s Day party and speed dating at Mojo Market

What: Want to meet someone new this V-day? Mojo Market will be hosting a free speed dating experience this Valentine’s Day, so whether you’re bringing your special someone or flying solo, it promises to be a night filled with romance, live music, great food, and lots of fun for all.

When: 14 February, from 19:00 to close

Where: Mojo Market, 30 Regent Rd, Sea Point, Cape Town

How much: Entrance is free.

Valentine’s Day Dinner at the Two Oceans Aquarium

What: We’re not sure about you, but a V-day dinner at the Two Oceans Aquarium just about SCREAMS romance! Diners will find tables for two throughout the Aquarium, in front of all your favourite exhibits to enjoy the most romantic night of the year in a truly unique way. Tickets include entrance into the Aquarium for the evening, an alcoholic or non-alcoholic arrival drink, and a delicious dinner for two. Book here.

When: 13 and 14 February from 18:30 to 22:00

Where: Two Oceans Aquarium, Dock Road, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town.

How much: Prices range from R1 250 to R2 150 per couple depending on which dining spot you select.