We’ve found 7 things to keep you entertained this Freedom Day, just in case you’ve got nothing planned.
Take the family to a Museum
It’s free entry to Iziko Museums on Freedom Day. This excludes the Castle of Good Hope and the Planetarium. Visit the website for more info. www.iziko.org.za
Grab a NOB Burger
NOB will be at the Viper Lounge in Table View all day on Freedom Day. Pop in for your favourite NOB Burger anytime between 10am and 10pm. You’ll find them on Marine Circle near the beachfront.
Book Lunch or Dinner at Petiscos
Feast on half a kilo of Mozambican prawns for R99 on Freedom Day. Live music from 7pm, great atmosphere and delicious food. Booking essential on 021 557 3311.
Visit Robben Island
If you have not been there already, a visit to the Robben Island is a trip worth taking. Mandela spent 18 of his 27 year prison sentence here. Guided tours are conducted by former political prisoners who are fully knowledgeable about the islands 500 year history. www.robben-island.org.za
Live music at the Blue Peter
Grab a pizza and chill to live music on Tuesday and Wednesday from 5.30pm at this popular venue. On Tuesday, The Classical Revival Band will be entertaining you and on Freedom Day, Say What will be playing some popular tunes.
Pop down to Eden on the Bay
Take a stroll around the mall, walk on the beach, stay for lunch or dinner. Saints Burger Joint has live music from 8pm and The Ocean Sizzler has live music from 6pm.
Franschhoek Village Market
The Franschhoek Village Market, set under the oak trees in the main road is a family friendly food and craft market. The market offers visitors a feast of produce, deli items, indigenous artwork and craft items. Experience country living at its tastiest.