Date night ideas for March 2023

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Make every night a date night

Spice up your life from this list of date night ideas for March 2023. Johannesburg has come alive once again. An overnight stay at The JR (Jack Rose), is an accommodation no-brainer!

Date night accommodation at the Jack Rose - pay for the room only. Breakfast included

Affordability has always been key! Now, not only do you only pay per room and not per person, but a buffet breakfast for both of you is included in the price. Call today

Date Night? Wake to a fabulous buffet breakfast

Let’s begin with date night at the theatre

Theatre on the Square

Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton

Home Affairs at Theatre on the Square Sandton - date night at the theatre

The final performances of ‘Home Affairs’ featuring Sello Ramolahloane and Lawrence Joffe take place this weekend (10 – 12 Mar 2023).

Written and directed by Michelle Douglas, the play takes a light-hearted look at the havoc created by load-shedding.  Add to the mix the frustration of a government official in the Home Affairs department.

Book today Computicket.

Solo piano concert by Peter Cartwright, an ideal beginning to date night

Begin the weekend on an even lighter note with a lunchtime concert. this Friday (10 March 2023), Peter Cartwright will present a solo piano concert featuring works by Schubert and Mozart. Seating is unreserved. Tickets can be purchased at the door.


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Music makes for a perfect date night

Whether it’s indie, jazz, orchestral or R&B you are spoilt for choice.


Jazz Festival at the Johannesburg Zoo

Jazz in the Lights at the Johannesburg Zoo 11 March 2023 - yet another example of how to incorporate an event into date night

Approximately 10 minutes away from The JR is the Johannesburg Zoo. In itself, this is a delightful visit. Add a music festival and it becomes so much more. Jazz in the Lights takes place this Saturday (11 March) from 11am.

This festival combines music, lights and a visit to the iconic Johannesburg Zoo. Starting at 11am, Jazz in the Lights features performances  by Samthing Soweto, Mandisi Dyantyis, Thandi Ntuli, Stogie T, Phuzekhemisi, Dumza Nobuhle, African Jazz Pioneers & Mahotella Queens, McCoy Mrubata, Keenan Meyer, Sbu Mashiloane and many more. Reserve your place today via Webtickets

The Jazz Room @DoppioZero Rosebank

Live Jazz in the Jazz Room at DoppioZero, Rosebank - a perfect start to date night

This Friday (10 Mar) Mark Fransman Sonik Sound takes to the DoppioZero stage in Rosebank. Watch the sun set while sipping a cocktail and enjoying a snack or meal.

Mark hails from Cape Town. He is a multi-instrumentalist and producer who made his debut as a pianist and vocalist in David Kramer / Taliep Pietersen productions. Not to be missed!

Booking through TixSA.

Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra

Next Thursday evening, 16 March, sees the final JPO concert for the Summer Season.

JPO Concert 4 Mar 2023 - a classical date night

Conductor: Daniel Boico
Soloist: Rachel Lee Priday – violin


  • Richard Wagner: Siegfried Idyll, WWV 103
  • Jose White: Concerto for violin
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no5 in c minor, Op.67

Coming up

  • Up Close and Personal 25 Mar : R&B featuring Wilson B Nkosi,  Mashata, Zamajobe, TBose Mkwele, DJ Young. Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City

R&B certainly brings you 'Up Close and Personal' - we believe it's a fab idea for a date night

  • Counting Crows Fri 14 Apr SunBet Arena, Time Square, Pretoria. Book today!

Make your date night count with an outing to The Counting Crows at Time Square, Pretoria

What a treat! A date night with George Ezra - not to be missed!

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