Durban Markets & Stuff to Do Feb/March 2018

Yep, it’s the nearing the end of February and the ‘end’ of summer is in sight.
I say that tongue-in-cheek because we all know that Durban will have a late heatwave and March will be murderous. Keep your cool and support local at these places around town.

Weds 21 – Fri 23 Feb:
Design Indaba Durban Simulcast Broadcast at The Plant Venue Co
Thurs 22 Feb – Thurs 15 Mar:
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra 2018 Summer Season – every Thursday at the Playhouse Opera


Thurs 22 Feb:
DurbanNights – BESET Durban’s first night walk as part of Design Indaba Durban – 7pm outside The Plant Venue Co.
The launch of Community at 3 Millar Road, off Umgeni (old Artspace)
Wine and Food Pairing Dinner at Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els
Hilton Hotel Durban – booking essential
Fri 23 – Sun 25 Mar:
The Secret Gin Bar at Mamma Luciana’s
Fri 23 Feb:
Morningside Night Market at the Morningside Sports Club, 132 Hollander Crescent
Off the hook seafood night at Vasco’s at The Hilton Hotel
Sat 24 Feb:

Holiday Express Adventure Train: Durban to Shongweni: more details at
CANSA Shavathon at SUNCOAST – for more info visit
Flavours of the East Curry night at Vasco’s at The Hilton Hotel
Sun 25 Feb:
PLEASE NOTE: Wonder Market at Chris Saunders Park, Gateway has been moved to 4 March due to bad weather forecast
Good Mood Food Market at The Crescent shopping centre
Holiday Express Adventure Train: Durban to Scottburgh: more details at
Tues 27 Feb:
KZNSA Gallery – Sandman photographic exhibition by photographer Natalie Moore

MARCH 2018:
Thurs 1 Mar:
First Thursday’s Durban in Station Drive, Florida Road & Glenwood
9th Avenue Bistro First Thursdays: 50% off their tasting menu
Fri 2 – Sun 4 Mar:
NWJ Bridal & Beauty Experience at the Durban Exhibition Centre
Full moon picnic at Makaranga Garden Lodge
Sat 3 Mar:
I Heart Market at Moses Mabhida Stadium Imbizo Lawns
Su 4 Mar:
Wonder Market at Chris Saunders Park, Gateway

Mon 5 – Thurs 8 Mar:
KZNSA Gallery – PPC Imaginarium Awards showcasing the Durban finalist works
Fri 9 Mar:
Umhlanga Night Market at Wavepark Gateway
Movies in the Park – Footloose on a big screen in Chris Saunders Park
Holiday Express Adventure Train: Durban to Sugar Rush Park for Jeremy Loops concert: more details at

Sat 17 – Sun 18 Mar:
Natal Orchid Society Annual Autumn Orchid Show at Parkhill Bowling Club, off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Sat 11 Mar:
Royal Moscow Ballet – two shows only at 2pm and 6pm at the Playhouse Opera
Tues 20 Mar:
Hennessy Food & Cognac pairing at Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els, Hilton Hotel Durban – booking essential
Weds 21 Mar – Sun 25 Mar:

Decorex Durban at the Durban Exhibition Centre
Durban Pizza & Pasta Festival at The Plant Venue Co, 5 Station Drive
Thurs 22 Mar:
Durban Street Food Festival at Decorex Durban
Fri 23 Mar:
Bellevue Night Market at Bellevue Campus, Kloof

29 Mar – 1 April:
Splashy Fen Music Festival
31 Mar:
I Heart North market at Blythedale Event Bowl
Holiday Express Adventure Train: Durban to Shongweni: more details at

EVERY Saturday:
Shongweni Market – Shongweni Lot 451, MR551 Road
EVERY Sunday:
Golden Hours Family Market at Golden Hours School

All event information was correct at time of publishing.
Main image: The Secret Gin Bar – Cara Giradeau from Olivia Jones Communications

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