Heritage Day Ideas In South Africa

What is a Heritage Day?

Heritage Day is a South African public holiday celebrated on 24 September. On this day, South Africans are encouraged to celebrate their culture and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions, in the wider context of a nation that belongs to all its people.

Heritage Day Ideas In South Africa

Here Are The Best Heritage Day Ideas In South Africa:

Purple Rayn’s Heritage Braai Day

Whether you call it Family Day, Braai Day, or Heritage Day… Be sure to join Purple Rayn Boutique Hotel‎ on Tuesday 24 September 2019 for a day filled with fun and laughter from 11:00 AM!

There will be fun for the whole family with dedicated kiddied activities! Bookings is essential for this one to avoid disappointment

National Braai Day Street2Strip

Street2Strip is back! Join Killarney Raceway for the National Braai Day Street2Strip event on Heritage Day, Tuesday 24 September.

Gates open at 7:30 am and racing starts at 10:00 am. Pay at the gate: Entry is R80 per person – free if you’re a Western Province Motor Club member, or if you are under 12 years old.

Open to street-legal cars and with the full timing system in use on the day, bragging rights are up for grabs for the fastest reaction time and actual race times. Hear the roar of the crowd as your times are announced by the commentators.

Heritage Day Braai 2019 | Cape Town

On Heritage Day, Tuesday 24 September, thousands of South Africans will head outdoors, get the fires going, and engage in one of our nation’s favorite pastimes – having a braai! ProVeg South Africa are proud to be hosting a plant-based Heritage Day Braai along with a long list of partners who share our concern for animals and the environment.

Heritage Day Braai Feast at Grande Provence

Enjoy a truly South African braai-inspired harvest table for a laid-back Heritage Day at Grande Provence, the picture-perfect wine estate in the Franschhoek Winelands, on Tuesday, 24 September 2019.

The Heritage Day Braai will be held under the oaks on the stretched-out lawns in front of the new Bistro and is perfect for the whole family. Children can look forward to plenty of action including a jumping castle and a variety of lawn games.

What activities are done in Heritage Day in South Africa?

On Heritage Day, we celebrate our traditions, culture, and heritage sites which include: Robben Island, Vredefort Dome, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, KwaZulu-Natal, Cradle of Humankind, Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, The Castle of Good Hope, Western Cape, Pilgrim’s Rest, Nelson Mandela Museum.

How do South African schools celebrate Heritage Day?

Heritage day for primary schools in South Africa is a celebration of the inclusivity and diversity represented in South Africa.

 Many schools will hold special assemblies. You could ask the children to come to school in cultural outfits and tell the class something about their heritage.