Where to celebrate Father's Day in Joburg

05 Jun 2024
It's Father's Day on Sun, Jun 16, 2024 (also coincides with Youth Day) and if you are stuck for ideas on how to make the day special for the father figure in your life, let us inspire you...

Unwind at A Fezzy Father's Fest

A Father's Day escape from the city at The Ground Venue in Muldersdrift.
Photo: The Ground Venue via Facebook.

Picture this: beer stands, wine and whiskey lounges in a tree-filled landscape, live music filling the air, and tantalising food stalls offering mouthwatering treats. It's A Fezzy Father's Fest at The Ground in Muldersdrift on Sun, Jun 16 from 12:00. With plenty of space, the popular wedding and events venue promises a tranquil escape for dads and families alike. Tickets are available here.

Big Fish screening at The Bioscope

Ewan McGregor stars in Big Fish (2003). Photo: The Bioscope via Instagram.
Treat your dad to a morning movie on Sun, Jun 16 at 16:00 at The Bioscope at 44 Stanley with a screening of the 2003 Tim Burton film Big Fish. The film tells a mesmerising tale centred around the relationship between a frustrated son, Will Bloom, and his larger-than-life father, Edward. As Edward's life approaches its end, Will embarks on a journey to uncover the truth behind his father's extraordinary stories. Book your tickets here.

Honour The Fathers concert at Nirox Sculpture Park 

Concert-goers are in for a treat at Nirox Sculpture Park for a Father's Day concert. Photo: Nirox Foundation via Facebook.

Treat the father figure in your life to an afternoon concert with Honour the Fathers, a piano-centred performance in the tranquil surroundings of the Nirox Sculpture Park in Cradle of Humankind. The concert programme opens with a performance by jazz pianist Zibusiso Makhathini and expect a line-up that includes Lesotho-born singer-songwriter Leomile, pianist and composer Keenan Meyer, and more. Spots are intentionally limited and filling up fast, so be sure to get your tickets.

The Troyeville's Father's Day Buffet

The Troyeville restaurant offers a Father's Day buffet (with a shot of whiskey thrown in). Photo: Supplied.

If the way to your father figure’s heart is through his stomach, treat your dad to a sumptuous buffet on Sun, Jun 16 from 12:00 at The Troyeville Restaurant's Father’s Day buffet featuring a delightful spread of prawns, peri-peri chicken, pork ribs, beef espetada, and fried hake. As a special touch, every dad will be greeted with a welcome shot of Monkey Shoulder Whiskey to kick off the festivities. Prices are R350 for adults, R299 for pensioners, and R185 for kids under one. Secure your spot with a R200 deposit p.p. here.

Pretoria’s Vintage Bike and Car Show

See one-of-a-kind cars and bikes at Pretoria’s Vintage Bike and Car Show: Photo: Pretoria Vintage Show via Instagram.

Rev up your engines at Pretoria’s Vintage Bike and Car Show at Irene Village Mall on Sun, Jun 16 – Mon, Jun 17 from 09:00 (remember, Mon is a public holiday). Whether your loved one is a vintage car enthusiast, a collector, or just looking for a fun way to spend Father's Day, you can explore the impressive displays from exhibitors and collectors, showcasing the best of classic and muscle cars. And for the adrenaline junkies, don't miss the chance to experience the thrill of F1 racing with racing simulators. Indulge in a market filled with bakes, books, and more, while enjoying live entertainment that will keep the whole family busy.


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