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Aweh! Find out what’s popping in Durban

There is plenty to do in Durban and surrounds this weekend – don't miss out on the fun.

ARE you looking for something to do this weekend? Well, look no further – here’s a list of fun events happening this weekend in Durbs and surrounds.

Friday, June 2

The Open Door Crisis Care Centre will host its 26th Annual General Meeting (AGM) at 14:00 via Zoom. For more information, contact the office on 031 709 2679.

Members of the Open Door Crisis Care Centre.

Saturday, June 3

EThekwini’s very own Grammy winner, Zakes Bantwini, will be in Durban hosting the final leg of the amazing event: #GlenmorangieExperience. Zakes and Glenmorangie have taken this event to Soweto, Pretoria and Cape Town, and now, the last stop is Durban at Maxi’s Lifestyle Village in Umlazi, on Saturday, June 3.

Maxi’s Lifestyle in Umlazi will be painted glorious shades of ‘Orangie’, featuring bespoke lighting, sound and delicious drinks.

On the stage, Zakes Bantwini will be supported by Skye Wanda, Maline Aura and Nana Atta who are no strangers to the KwaZulu-Natal club scene, and they are also available for interviews. The Glenmorangie Experience is a multi-sensory event, with a fusion of visuals, sound and delicious drinks. With Zakes at the heart of the experience, it promises to be an unforgettable night. Tickets are available at Webtickets and Pick ‘n Pay Supermarkets.

Zakes Bantwini performing during a Glenmorangie Experience in Cape Town.

Saturday, June 3

The I heart Market, set for Saturday, June 3, at Sugar Rush Park in Ballito, is one of South Africa’s most iconic artisanal retail destinations and a true outing for all.

The market is a welcome respite from the busy shopping mall as the venue boasts expansive lawns, trails and exciting adventure experiences.

There’s also a wide variety of fun children’s activities and inviting eateries, all safe and secure with plenty of space for little ones to rush around and teens to go adventuring and enjoy the outdoors, while the adults enjoy some well-deserved retail therapy and downtime. The talented artists, crafters, and artisans, who pour their love and care into their creations, will have you in awe of their products.

For more information, or to enquire about possible trading, contact info@iheartmkt.com.

Patrons attending the previous I heart Market in Durban.

Saturday, June 3

That time of the year when people flock to Clermont Township for fun, at DJ Lag’s special annual event, has arrived. DJ Lag’s Something for Clermont will be held at The Zone Lounge in the township on June 3.

On the stage, DJ Lag will be supported by local artists, such as Kamo Mphela, Que DJ, Kweyama Brothers, Wobbly, Worst Behaviour, Xola TSM, Jackzin, Spykos, T-cool, DJ Mhlengi, KC Driller, Darksilver and Perci and Niphoh. Tickets are available at Webtickets and Pick ‘n Pay and cost between R100 and R1 000.

“The idea behind Something for Clermont came from wanting to create something for my hometown. This year, we are looking at going bigger and better,” said DJ Lag. DJ Lag continues his ascendency to the heights of the global electronic scene with the recent release of his debut album, Meeting with the King. But he’s still deeply tied to his roots, and Something for Clermont is DJ Lag’s special annual event in his township of Clermont in Durban.

Patrons enjoying themselves in last year’s ‘Something for Clermont’.

Sunday, June 18

There is only one day left to get your tickets for the 2023 Suncoast East Coast Radio Big Walk.

The last day for buying tickets for the Suncoast East Coast Radio Big Walk is on June 2. The big walk is taking place on June 18, and it has a 5km walk and a 10km walk. Tickets are R150 each, and kids under two walk for free. For tickets and more, click here https://durbanbigwalk.co.za/. Walkers must complete the course distance they entered before 10:00, and those on the road after 10:00 will be deemed to have retired.

Durban residents enjoying themselves during the 2022 Suncoast East Coast Radio Big Walk.

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