Die Blou Hond

Philip Moolman and his wife transformed their house in Linden, Johannesburg into a venue for live entertainment ten years ago. And now we are fortunate enough that Philip has decided to bring the great vibe to Pretoria! Pop in at Casa Toscana for an evening of superb dining and entertainment. Click here to start planning your next outing.

Carousel

A short drive from the North of Pretoria, it makes for a great daytrip if you are looking for a moment of adventure close-by. You don’t have to be the gambling type to enjoy the superb entertainment hub, with a variety of restaurant and other entertainment options you are sure to find something to give a thrilling experience. There are also two great options for the kids, with The Magic Company and indoors fun at Tumbletown. Keep an eye on our Carousel events guide or Cheyenne Saloon events guide for upcoming shows to enjoy.

PRETORIA.co.za's Wine Club

We've decided to spice up your dining experience! A delightful evening of hand-selected wines and dishes, complimenting each other to perfection. Each club is hosted at a different restaurant, giving you the opportunity to experience the best culinary options in town. Enjoy as a group of friends or an easy-going date setting, with no danger of awkward silences popping up. Reasonably priced at R275 pp, a four course paired meal. Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be added to the VIP list.

Dancing Classes

A new style of dancing is increasing in popularity – Ceroc. Originating in the 1940's with the jive, soon adding Latin moves, Ballroom and even a bit of Dirty Dancing. Now it's taking over the local Sokkie scene. Classes are available in Brooklyn, Silver Lakes and Centurion. Classes subject to venue times, ranging from 2 nights a week at R320pm (R40 per class). Non-members R90 per class. Click here to start dancing!

Go to a local show

You don't need to drive to Joburg if a cultured evening is your idea of exercise, keep an eye on our What's On guide for the latest theatre offerings. Hidden away all over town, visit The Barnyard Theatre Menlyn, Centurion Theatre, Pierneef Theatre, Brooklyn Theatre or go big and visit the well-known SA State Theatre.

Karaoke in Pretoria

If you want to pretend you are building up a sweat, give your vocal-cords a bit of stretching and visit a karaoke bar! The Chinese are crazy about this form of entertainment, and you could almost call it a type of sport. Click here for a few clues of where you can go to sing your heart out.

 

Girls Nite Out at NuMetro

For a pure girly bonding moment, leave the men at home and indulge in a chick flick where you are allowed to sniff at the sad scenes and stare at the hunky dudes without feeling bad. Hosted at Menlyn cinema on Thursday nights. Phone 012 368 1301/2 to find out which chick flick will be shown.

Hire your own party bus

You've seen them around (can't miss them) and looked longingly at the happy faces waving at you from their moving party... Pretoria's Purple Buses - in our city you don't paint the town red, you paint it purple with fun! Two old city council buses have been transformed into these unique party/sightseeing buses. Each bus can carry a maximum of 60 passengers. For more info, click here