The station kicked off festivities with a joint party on the SABC 3 morning show Expresso, which also celebrated its birthday this October. Additionally, The Roger Goode Show headed to Cape Town on Thursday, 4 October.
On Friday, 12 October, The Roger Goode Show broadcasted live from Starbucks in Rosebank, Johannesburg for the official pre-birthday celebrations, where one listener won free coffee for a year.
Resident hip-hop artist Ms Cosmo will be broadcasting her show, The Stir Up (19:00 to 22:00), live from Pop Bottles on Sunday, 14 October from Ramblers Club in Bloemfontein, alongside some of South Africa's hip-hop DJs.
On Saturday, 27 October, 5FM is hosting its official birthday party at Taboo nightclub in Sandton, Johannesburg. Listeners will have an opportunity to win tickets to the party across all the shows. They can also buy tickets at the door on the day for R200.
There is a prize up for grabs – a R500 000 tax-free savings account with Easy Equities. Listeners need to tune into the various weekday shows to find out how they can win the prize. The winner will be announced at Taboo on the night.
Party-goers can expect 5FM DJs, including, Nicole da Silva, Das Kapital, Ryan the DJ, Thando Thabethe, Nick Hamman, DJ Loyd, Kid Fonque and Xyla on the decks as well as intermittent surprises throughout the night.
For more information, visit www.5fm.co.za. You can also follow 5FM on Facebook, Twitter or on Instagram.