Upcoming events in and around Umhlanga you can't miss
Winter is coming. You may very well be planning your Game of Thrones binge-watching session and organising your flu meds. If you're in Umhlanga, here's some great news. There's plenty to get you out from under the covers. The 'Sandton of Durban' knows how to entertain with something always happening around the corner.
You can plan your June schedule right now. Here are our seven top picks if you're in the area.
1. Cocktail Masterclass | 1 June
This masterclass will make you a hit at parties. Hosted at the lavish Oyster Box hotel, you'll learn the art of making the perfect cocktail. Spirit Adventure Ambassador, Haroon Haffejee, ensures an afternoon of fun, excitement and high spirits. You'll also get to experience 8 different premium Spirits from the Diageo Reserve portfolio. Book your ticket at Quicket before you miss out.
2. Prime Circle Concert at Rockwood Theatre | 14 June
Admit it: You're already singing 'She Always Gets What She Wants' in your head. Prime Circle are South African rock royalty. They've won too-many-to-list South African music awards, toured the world and featured at many prominent music festivals. They'll be gracing the stage at Sibaya's Rockwood Theatre, and you have the chance to see them. You can grab your tickets here.
3. The Gas Motorshow | 15-17 June
Here's Father's Day sorted. Head to Cornubia Mall for an exhibition celebrating South African lifestyle and motoring culture. There will be a display of every conceivable modified car you can imagine. You'll get to experience demonstrations such as drifting, spinning, karting, sound offs, and remote controlled racing. Murder Nova and Big Chief from the hit US TV show, Street Outlaws, will also make an appearance to celebrate the launch of VP Racing fuels in South Africa.
Not a petrolhead? There's enough to keep everyone in the family entertained. You can participate in the Street Food Festival, enjoy live music or get in some pampering at an exclusive spa and nail bar. Kids can also join in the fun with a dedicated kids play area. Tickets are available at Computicket.
4. Paint Nite at Casa Bella Umhlanga | 26 June
You can chase away the month-end blues with this paint session. You'll turn a blank canvas into a masterpiece of your very own. Never painted before? With expert host, Kristen Maurer, you're in good hands. She studied at the National School of the Arts. Her philosophy: "Life is a working canvas. Make it as colourful as you can!"
You'll be given everything you need to start. Simply order a drink and get creative. While you feed your imagination, Casa Bella will feed your appetite. There are many authentic, delicious Italian dishes you can order. Find your ticket on Yaymaker.
5. Vodacom Durban July Fashion Preview | 29 June
Get dressed to impress, and head to the Vodacom Durban July Fashion Preview. This Gateway event will showcase collections from South Africa's top designers and retail outlets. The fashion show will be followed by a concert featuring some of the biggest names in the music industry.
6. Great Gatsby Dinner Dance | 29 June
Looking for a different way to spend date night? This is it. The Oyster Box brings back all the style, elegance and thrill of the Roaring Twenties. When you arrive at this themed event, you'll be greeted with a glass of sparkling wine. A sumptuous five-course dinner follows at the Grill Room. A live band will get you on your feet and onto the dancefloor. Who knows? You may even win the prize for 'The Best Dressed' couple. Secure your spot here.
7. Forest Walks
Here's a chance to enjoy the beauty of Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve. Local guides will take you on a walking tour of this coastal forest gem. Walks take place from Monday to Friday at 9am, 11am and 2pm. You can book by calling Breakers Resort on 031 563 0145.
If you can't get to Umhlanga, there's a real chance of FOMO. The area is quickly building a name beyond its beaches. It makes for luxurious living, and you can claim a piece of it. As an established real estate company, Seeff knows your home is where your story begins. With 155 properties and homes for sale in Umhlanga, every event will be yours to attend. Get in touch today.