The East Rand Show is scheduled to take place from 30 November to 2 December and is being held at the Benoni Northerns Sports Club. The ERS caters to a wide variety of audiences, and you are guaranteed to find something there to align with your taste. From Fun Land to the entertainment stage, there are plenty of reasons why this show stands out from other family events. Extensive event advertising aims to make it one of the biggest shows in the country. Make sure that you don’t miss out on all the fun by purchasing your event tickets on Junk Mail.
Here are 10 things to expect at this year’s event:
1. Live entertainment stage
The awesome entertainment line-up includes musicians from a diverse range of genres, and you can expect to see some of the leading names in the entertainment industry at the East Rand Show. The innovative stage features a distinctive design, which gives the show its own unique flair. Entertainment is provided for both adults and children, and two large nursery schools will be present at the event to take care of the children while their parents take some time to explore the exhibits.
2. Fun Land
The Fun Land sector is just one of the reasons why the show is one of the not-to-be-missed family events taking place this year. This section of the show takes up 15 000 square meters and it features a variety of exciting rides. With so many activities to choose from, there is truly something for everyone at Fun Land. Another highlight of this section is its huge beer tent, which has carts to deliver beverages to the exhibitors.
When it comes to finding events in Johannesburg, the East Rand Show is definitely worth attending. The show boasts over 600 exhibitors from across South Africa, and with plenty of different exhibits to visit, you’ll find whatever you’re looking for. From arts to technology, you can be sure that an expansive range of sectors will be represented.
4. Flea Market Stalls
The show has numerous flea market stalls that create a relaxing atmosphere while you get your shopping done. The wide range of products to choose from means that visitors to the East Rand Show are spoilt for choice.
5. Delicious Food
A sit-down, à la carte restaurant will be set up at the showgrounds and aims to provide meals for at least 200 visitors. Food and wine will be available from the continental menu and there will also be food stalls situated throughout the showgrounds. Whether you are looking for a drink or a snack, you’ll find it at the show.
The show will host a range of competitions, including prizes for the baby and toddler of the year. Schools can enter the cheerleading competition in which the winners will compete for a floating trophy. Competition entrants will also have the opportunity to compete for the titles of Mr and Ms East Rand. A floating trophy will also be awarded to the stand of the year.
7. Interactive app
Event advertising is made easy with the interactive app. This app will include the details of every business that is taking part in the event. It is available to all visitors for free and can be downloaded prior to the event. The app gives visitors a chance to review the businesses that have exhibits at the show and decide which stalls to visit.
The show features an exciting air show you don’t want to miss. Helicopter flights by Capital Air SA will be a part of the event and you won’t want to miss the paratroopers.
9. Auto Land
A highlight of the automotive section of the event is the Car Show. This entertainment feature is hosted by Badass Customs and Speed and Sound. It’s scheduled to take place on 2 December.
The show is one of the largest outdoor events in the country with a venue that spans over 169 000 square meters, creating plenty of room for exhibitors.
The event tickets for the East Rand Show are R120 for single-day admission and R270 for a weekend pass. Pensioners pay R60 for one day and R135 for a weekend pass. The all-weekend family package enables four adults to enter the show.