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March Highlights in Joburg


Hello, autumn! Now’s the time our city of gold truly encompasses its nickname as the leaves start to brown. But there’s more to Joburg at this time of the year than just a change of season. Check out our list of 10 upcoming events in and around Jozi this March.

Seafood Festival


The Seafood Festival is an outdoor festival offering a variety of wood-fire-prepared seafood meals. The event provides a diverse sea food menu, refreshing alcoholic and non-alcohol beverages, and culturally diverse entertainment.

Where: Riversands Farm Village, Riversands Commercial Park, Rose Rd, Knopjeslaagte, Midrand
When: 3 March
Tickets: Book Now


Sleeping Beauty Joburg Ballet


Joburg Ballet opens its 2019 season with a new production of The Sleeping Beauty. Set to Tchaikovsky’s sweeping romantic score, played live by the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, the story follows Princess Aurora, who pricks her finger and falls into a deep sleep for 100 years.

Where: Mandela Theatre at Joburg Theatre, 163 Civic Blvd, Braamfontein, Johannesburg
When: 29 March to 7 April
Tickets: Book Now


Silent Yoga


Silent Yoga in the City hosts a morning of yoga as well as wellness and beauty spoils. The event includes a Starbucks coffee, silent yoga and guided meditation on the rooftop garden, a 20 minute head and neck massage, Starbucks tasting experience, and breakfast.

Where: Courtyard Gardens, The Piazza, 11 Crescent Dr, Melrose Arch Precinct, Melrose, Johannesburg
When: 2 March
Tickets: Book Now


Movie Night Under the Moon


Movie Night Under the Moon hosts their event for 2019 with a Mardi Gras themed movie night, screening a local South African film. Guests are encouraged to bring along picnic baskets, blankets and goodies, however, food and beverage vendors are available throughout.

Where: Marks Park Sports Club, Judith Rd, Emmarentia
When: 30 March
Tickets: Book Now


Hobby X


The annual hobby and crafts expo returns with expert talks, live demos, hands-on workshops, and tools and materials for sale. The expo covers hobbies ranging from cake decorating and mosaic to diving and 3D printing, with an aim to explore creativity, educate, and help participants de-stress.

Where: Ticketpro Dome, Northumberland Rd & Olievenhout Ave, North Riding, Johannesburg
When: 7 to 10 March
Tickets: Available at the door


Imogen Heap


Heavy Chef hosts Imogen Heap on her last night in South Africa for an intimate, impromptu performance. She’s set to tell her own story, play a selection of stripped-down songs, engage with the audience and expound her views.

Where: Victoria Yards, 16 Viljoen St, Johannesburg
When: 21 March
Tickets: Book Now


Into The Woods


Pieter Toerien and Kickstart present Stephen Sondheim’s musical Into the Woods, which follows the intersecting trials and adventures of a collection of well-known fairy-tale characters such as Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk and Red Riding Hood. The production is set to both delight and haunt, and is not a children’s musical.

Where: Pieter Toerien Main Theatre, Montecasino, Montecasino Blvd, Fourways
When: 8 March to 14 April
Tickets: Book Now



Zoo The Last Works by David J Brown


Zoo is an exhibition of David J Brown’s last works: a collection of wax fragments, small-scale bronze sculptures and a series of linocut prints. The project remained unfinished as a result of his sudden death in 2016 and, as such, memorialises his life and work.

Where: Everard Read Gallery, 2 & 6 Jellicoe Ave, Rosebank, Johannesburg
When: 7 to 31 March
Tickets: free


Mango Groove


Mango Groove performs two 30th Anniversary Concerts to celebrate 30 years since releasing their very first album. The band puts on a high production concert that showcases the highlights, memories and moments of their first album, and are set to perform a number of other well-known tracks released throughout the years.

Where: Teatro at Montecasino, 1 Montecasino Blvd, Fourways
When: 8 & 9 March
Tickets: Book Now


Loyiso Madinga


Stand-up comedian Loyiso Madinga presents his newest comedy special Problem Child. The show has been over twenty years in the making, when Madinga was crafting jokes at the back of the maths classroom. Not only about a private school mis-education, it’s a comedy show that hopes to educate its audience.

Where: Auto & General Theatre on the Square, Nelson Mandela Square, cnr Sandton Dr and Rivonia Rd, Sandton
When: 26 to 30 March
Tickets: Book Now

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