Finding affordable apartments for rent in Pretoria is easy, thanks to the excellent options available from Live Easy in Arcadia. However, when you’re not enjoying time spent in your apartment, you might want to get out and find good places to spend your free time. 

Here are a few places you can go to enjoy your weekends or other days off in and around Arcadia.


Market@theSheds is a vibrant social market featuring a variety of interesting food options, live music, and the hustle and bustle of people having a good time. Located at 387 Helen Joseph St in Arcadia, this lively market features more than 50 stores in an urban warehouse that has been revamped to become a trendy and vibrant location.

The market offers a variety of art, fashion, design, food, and even music, making it a great place to spend the better part of a day shopping and chilling. Live music is frequently performed at the market by local bands and DJs, creating a jazzy atmosphere. The market even runs into the evening, making it a great place to spend a night out. 

You can catch Market@theSheds on the first Saturday of every month.

The Voortrekker Monument

The Voortrekker Monument is not just a stale old museum but is frequently host to a variety of vibrant events, from live concerts to beer festivals and more. The monument commemorates Afrikaner history and is situated in the midst of a beautiful nature reserve with lots of places to have a picnic or go for a walk. 

You can also take some time to appreciate the heritage it commemorates. The Voortrekker Monument is considered one of the most well-liked and frequently visited heritage locations in Gauteng and often hosts tourists from around the world. 

If you live in Pretoria, this is a must-visit location, with something almost always happening, especially on long weekends.

Other Options

Aside from the entertainment options mentioned above, there are plenty of other ways to spend your free time in Pretoria. There are a variety of shopping malls, such as Sterland Mall, Suncardia Shopping Centre, Loftus Park, Brooklyn Mall, and Menlyn Park Shopping Centre, to name a few, that feature a range of shopping opportunities, restaurants, arcades, and cinemas. 

Besides the malls, there are also a wide variety of bars, restaurants, and nightclubs scattered throughout the city that you can check out at your leisure. 

There is always something to do in Pretoria. All you have to do is venture out of your front door and take advantage of the wonderful quality of life that Arcadia and its surroundings have to offer.

Apply to live in one of Live Easy’s affordable apartments for rent in Pretoria today and enjoy all that Arcadia has to offer. Contact us to find out more!