Whether it’s flowers, music or artifacts, there is a whole variety of things to do in South Africa this weekend…

Bloemfontein: Mangaung Rose Festival

Established 39 years ago, the Mangaung Rose Festival is a celebration of the roses of Bloemfontein. The festival showcases flowers, hosts competitions and there is an abundance of markets for visitors to peruse.

Date: 23 – 25 October

For more information:

Visit the event website, here.

Cape Town: Cape Town Vinyl Faire


The Cape Town Vinyl Faire will be hosted at the Blah Blah bar in Kloof street this weekend. It is a must-visit for vinyl and electronics fans.

Date: Sunday, 25 October

For more information:
Visit the event on Facebook, here.

East London: Pitbull Awareness walk and market


In an effort to raise breed awareness and raise funds for sterilisation projects for stray dogs and cats, Marley’s Pitbull Awareness is hosting an event on Sunday. The event includes a 5 kilometre walk.

Date: 25 October

For more information:
Visit the website, here or the event’s Facebook page, here.

Johannesburg: Titanic: The Artefact Exhibition


This exhibition showcases artefacts recovered from the Titanic, including porcelain, dinnerware and personal belongings from those who travelled on the ship. The exhibition takes visitors on a tour of the lifetime of the ship, with some rooms painstakingly recreated as they were on the Titanic.
Date: until 8 November
For more information:
Visit the website, here.


Pretoria: Steam Train day trip


Starting this Sunday, you can take a day trip from Hermanstad to Cullinan in a fully restored steam train.
Date: 25 October to 16 December
For more information:
For more information visit the website, here.