December events to spice up your holiday around Durban

Why not get your December flavour sorted at one of these epic events set to take place across the Spicy City. 

From tests of fitness to events that are dedicated to keeping you entertained - Durban has come in blazing with a solid range of pumping events to keep you entertained all December long. 

Whether you're looking to get your gin on, soak up some live dolphin and music fun or merely enjoy a solid Christmas foodie vibe - these events are sure to have you sorted!

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Events:

  • GinchillaWhen: 1 December @ 14:00 - 20:00 | Where: The Beverly Hills, Umhlanga, Durban | Cost: R280 p/p - buy tickets here
  • Fill Up Moses Mabhida - When: 1 December @ 16:00 - 00:00 | Where: Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban | Cost: R100 - R450 - buy tickets here
  • I Heart Market - When: Every Saturday in December from 1 December until 22 December @ 09:00 - 14:00 | Where: Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban | Cost: Free Entry 

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  • The Foam Run - When: 2 December @ 10:00 | Where: Sugar Rush Park, Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal | Cost: R40 - R195 - buy tickets here 
  • DurbaNite Race - When: 7 December @ 18:00 | Where: Umhlanga Ski Boat Club, Umhlanga | Cost: R80 - enter here
  • The Tree of Light - When: 7 December @ 18:00 - 21:00 | Where: The Highway Hospice, Sherwood, Durban | Cost: R60 - R300 - buy your light here 
  • Dolphins by Starlight - When: 7 - 13 December @ 18:30 - 21:30 | Where: uShaka Marine World, Durban | Cost: R160 - R199 - buy tickets here
  • Drive in Movies - When: 8 December @ 17:30 - 23:00 | Where: Galleria Shopping Mall, Amanzimtoti, KwaZulu-Natal | Cost: R130 - buy your tickets here 
  • Durban Kids' Festive EventWhen: 8 December @ 10:00 - 11:00 | Where: Cape Union Mart Pavilion, Westville, Durban | Cost: Free Entry

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  • Dinner & A MovieWhen: 14 December @ 18:00 22:00 | Where: The Oyster Box, Umhlanga, Durban | Cost: R450 p/p - book your seat here
  • Movie under the stars: ET - When: 14 December @ 17:30 - 22:00 | Where: Northwood Crusader's Sports Club, Durban North, Durban | Cost: Kids under 12 enter free, adults over 12 pay R50 - buy tickets here 
  • Amazing Adventure RaceWhen: 15 December @ 10:00 - 18:00 | Where: Starts at Addington Beach, Durban  | Cost: R2 000 per team (2 - 4 people) - book your team slot here
  • Bombay Gin Fever! - When: 15 December @ 18:00 - 22:00 | Where: Papa Giovanni's Pizzeria, Hillcrest | Cost: R100 - R2 500 - buy tickets here 

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  • Durban's Finest 6-6 PartyWhen: 15 December @ 06:00 - 16 December @06:00 | Where: The Werehouse, South Beach, Durban | Cost: R100 - buy tickets here
  • Capitec Live Better Festival - When: 15 December @ 14:00 - 16 December @ 01:00 | Where: Kings Park Stadium, Stamford Hill, Durban | Cost: R200 - R650 - buy tickets here
  • Kevin Fraser Live - When: 15 December @ 20:00 - 21:30 | Where: Olive Convention Centre, North Beach, Durban | Cost: R210 - R290 - buy tickets here 
  • Issa Get Together - When: 16 December @ 13:00 - 23:00 | Where: Inhle Guest House, Prestondale, Umhlanga | Cost: R120 (presold), R200 (at the door), R2 500 (platinum package) & R3 500 (Diamond package) - contact their Facebook page to reserve your space
  • Doek on Fleek Kids and Family Picnic- When: 22 December @ 11:00 - 18:00 | Where: Whirling Wheels Social & Sports Club, Windermere, Durban | Cost: R100 (kids) and R50 (adults), coolerbox and picnic basket @ R50 for both
  • 503 Music Festival - When: 23 December @ 09:00 - 24 December @ 12:00 | Where: Princess Magogo Stadium, KwaMashu, Durban | Cost: R120 - R300 - buy tickets  here

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  • Christmas LunchWhen: 25 December @ 12:00 - 15:00 | Where: The Oyster Box, Umhlanga, Durban | Cost: R2 200 - buy tickets here
  • Prime Circle - When: 30 December @ 20:00 - 22:00 | Where: Suncoast Barnyard, Suncoast Boulevard, Durban | Cost: R200 - buy tickets here

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