Anti-Valentine’s Day Masked Ball
Are you single? The Anti-Valentine’s Day Masked Ball will have kissing booths, photo booths, exhibition traders, spot prizes, giveaways and more! Included in your ticket is a welcome cocktail, canapés (between 7.30pm and 8.30pm) and a Goodibox valued at more than R500. Dress smart, with a mask. (No mask, no admission.)
When: Fri 14 Feb, 7.30pm
Where: Wembley Square, Cape Town
Heart of Music presents Gangster Valentine. On the acoustic stage, you will see Will Rayz, Carri Wolfe, The Rough Silence and Rob Visser (man as machine), while the main stage offers The Carolina Bridal Party, Crimson House and Jet Black Camaro. Dress up as gangsters and pin-ups.
When: Fri 14 Feb, 7pm
Where: Rumour Lounge, Joburg
Cost: R50 if dressed up, R80 if not
Ticket: On arrival
My Bloody Valentine
Whether you’re a zombie fan, anti-Valentine’s or really just fancy dressing up as Jason or Freddy, you’ll have the time of your life … even as you run for it. This Valentine’s Day, celebrate with your dark side and never let it be said you took your date to an over-priced and boring dinner. We hear the brains on offer are top-class too!
When: Fri 14 Feb, 7pm to 11pm
Where: National Zoological Gardens, Pretoria
Cost: R200 to R300
Stupid Cupid – Valentine is Such a Drag
Stupid Cupid, featuring The Family Players and Statik, is a comical lip-synching drag show that looks at the ups and downs of love. It is every ‘girls’ dream to have a hot date for Valentine’s and WOW did these girls find some. Hip-hop love is not for the weak and insecure. It celebrates desire, bliss and the high of new beginnings, the lows of rejection, betrayal and loss, as well as the promise and joy of true commitment. Warning: this is not for the die-hard romantic who thinks all relationships come up smelling of roses. Bring picnics, or meat for the braai. There’s a bar, so no alcohol may be brought on to the premises.
When: Fri 14 Feb at 8pm, Sat 15 Feb at 8pm, Sun 16 Feb at 2pm & 6.30pm
Where: Rhumbelow Theatre, Durban
Cost: R120, or R100 for pensioners and tables of 8 or more