City of Joburg

Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo

Johannesburg Zoo


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Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo will yet again host the much anticipated Joburg premier Mother’s day concert on the 13 May 2018. The Concert – which has been a highlight on Joburg residents’ calendar for many years aims to honour, embrace and appreciate the role played by mothers. The event will see families paying tribute and celebrating their mothers in the safe and tranquil environment of the zoo.

Concert goers can look forward to live music performances by award winning artist – please look out for more information on our social media pages. In addition to enjoying music, visitors can enjoy fun–filled activities to keep them entertained throughout the day, which includes a tour to the majestic and powerful Big 5 animals, animals of the amazon tour, which will see visitors facing their fears with the gigantic anacondas, poison dart frogs, creepy tarantulas, moustache monkeys and a walk through the fresh water aquarium.

What is a concert without food? Worry not; the zoo has got your back covered: Various food vendors will cater for all tastes, from African cuisine to Indian food! You can also bring your picnic basket and non-alcoholic drinks.

Kids will take delight in the designated kiddies’ zone which will have mega jumping castles, face painting, photo opportunities with mom and animal demonstrations.

Concert tickets will be available at Web tickets ( for R100 per adult and R70 for kids and pensioners. Gates open at 8:00 and the concert starts at 11:00. Parking will be available at the Zoo’s main parking at Upper Park Drive with additional parking at Military Museum, Zoo Lake, Zoo CID and Saxonwold Primary School.

Come and make memories with mom!

For more information about the concert click here.