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The Specialty Coffee Expo at Fourways Mall: 6 Reasons to Go

24 to 26 May | South Africa’s largest coffee-centric event for enthusiasts and industry professionals alike is in Joburg this month

The Soil is Bringing Their Reimagined Tour to Soweto Theatre

23 August | The concert is dubbed as ‘the homecoming edition’ given that this iconic band was founded in Soweto

Swingin’ Las Vegas is a Jazzy New Musical Coming to Joburg This July

From 12 to 21 July | Relive the music that made Vegas everything it is, both during its golden age and right up to the present moment

On at The Market Theatre: The Unlikely Secret Agent

Running until 2 June | Eleanor is an unassuming bookstore worker and single mother in 1960s Durban who becomes a clandestine operative for the ANC

The Bloom Festival is Bringing Another Camping Weekend of Wellness and Equinox Music

4 to 6 October | Traditionally held at Hornbill Lodge in Magaliesburg, the festival is an unpretentious celebration of mindfulness and alt music

Stevenson Gallery Johannesburg: ‘Between Two Palms: New works from Durban’ by Georgina Gratrix

Running until 29 June | Georgina’s first solo show at Stevenson is all about leaning into what she considers her home and channelling the journey into art

Vivari Spa: Luxury Wellness Near the Cradle of Humankind

This intimate wellness retreat has been meticulously curated to deliver pampering encounters to return you to the outside world feeling and looking your best

Risque at Hotel Sky Sandton: A Saucy, New Drag Dinner Theatre in Johannesburg

Every Friday | The fun and fab drag show includes top acts, showgirls with all the trimmings, and a beautifully plated two-course dinner

Century HomeShow 2024: Explore Luxury Living at This Private Estate in Fourways

18 – 19 May & 25 – 26 May | This stylish new luxury estate in Fourways is hosting public house tours that showcase Joburg living at it’s finest

Things To Do This Weekend in Joburg and Pretoria

17 to 19 May | From a hilarious comedy show to incredible live acts, or activities for the entire family, Joburg and its surrounds have got just what you are looking for this weekend

Bassline Fest is Celebrating Africa Day 2024 With a Massive Music Lineup

25 May | Bassline Fest is welcoming everyone in the city to come celebrate African music with song, dance, food and fun

The Winter Feast with Babylonstoren Wines at Ground The Venue

8 & 9 June | Explore the award-winning wines of Babylonstoren through this casual food and wine pairing event in the Cradle

Level Seven Restaurant and Sky Bar: Sophisticated Rooftop Dine and Drink

Situated on the top floor with views of the city day and night, the space combines contemporary design with a local flair and modern cuisine

Pair This Fun Sip and Paint Session With A Fab Lunch in Kempton Park

25 May | The experience ties together a guided painting class for complete beginners, bubbles, and you can round out your visit with a lazy lunch

Groves and Vineyards: Music, Food & Wine Festival in Johannesburg

25 & 26 May | The event is set in the beautiful countryside surrounds of Casalinga Farm in Muldersdrift and promises a chilled day out for the entire family

Elegant Events and Experiences at Vivari Hotel and Spa

The hotel, restaurants and spa all marks a return to all things natural in tranquil surroundings, where luxury intersects with sustainability

Zamajobe Celebrates 20 Years of Ndawo Yami in 2024

24 May | Catch this rare flashback concert featuring some of her best Afro jazz hits from the singer’s debut album, Ndawo Yami

How to Spend Mother’s Day in Joburg: Joyous & Jam-Packed Things to Do

11 to 12 May | We’ve curated a list of joyous events & activities for a top-notch Mother’s Day, from pottery classes, sip and paint, + live music

Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra Winter Symphony Season 2024

30 May to 20 June | JPO is back with a new programme of chamber music works and world-class conductors and soloists to warm up winter evenings

25+ Things to Do Under R150 in Johannesburg

You can plan a night out, do a day trip, and much more with little more than the change in your pocket

You’ll Want to See Boy Kills World, the Quirky New Revenge Epic Filmed in Cape Town

From 26 April | Director Moritz Mohr’s new release is a thrilling ride filled with fast-paced colourful action and quirky charm

Introducing the Man Cave at Hobby-X: An Immersive New Space for Gents to Unwind

From 1 to 5 May | Uncover a world of special workshops, crafts, collector items and much more at this bumper offering aimed at men

Mother’s Day Lunch and Pampering at Vivari Hotel & Spa

From 1 to 31 May | Score some serious points with a gastro-inspired Mother’s day lunch spread and a special spa package to slip away from everyday worries

Civil War in Joburg Cinemas: A Gripping Dystopian Thriller You Have to See

From 12 April | An eerie fictional thriller that follows investigative journalists covering the conflict between factions set in modern-day America

Wonder Steam Trains is Hosting a Steam Train Tour in Pretoria

18 May | Relive the charm of rail travel with this nostalgic steam train tour in Pretoria hosted by Wonder Steam Trains

Things to Do This Weekend in Joburg and Pretoria

10 to 12 May 2024 | Dive into this week’s selection of incredible things to do this weekend in Joburg and Pretoria

The Iconic Engelbert Humperdinck’s Farewell Tour heads to Pretoria in July 2024

12 July | Join The Last Waltz crooner for one last hurrah at this special concert at Times Square

20+ Mother’s Day Lunches in Johannesburg and Surrounds 2024

12 May | A roundup of the best dining experiences and events in Johannesburg to spoil mom and make new memories. Advance booking is essential!

Brooklyn’s Antique Fair: Uncover Vintage Pieces and Fine Art at This Monthly Market in Pretoria

3 February 2024 | Browse and shop acurated line of pre-loved fashion, jewellery, decor and other unique finds at this indoor market

The South African Air Force Museum is Hosting a Military Air Show in Pretoria

4 May | On the agenda are magnificent aircraft models in the sky, a mini-war demonstration, and a chance to meet aerobatic teams

The Sip & Shop Pop Up Autumn Edition is Running This April

27 April – Shop unique products that are the perfect Mother’s Day gift

Slow Fashion Festival in Johannesburg: 13 Reasons To Go

20 April | Expect a day filled with practical ways, fashion looks, and interesting demos to kickstart your sustainable fashion journey and make a positive impact

Recruitment Event: Opportunities for Mental Health and Learning Disability Nurses in England

20 April | If you are a registered nurse looking for location change and new opportunities in England, NEU Professionals is offering in-person interviews in Johannesburg for potential openings

All the Biggest Upcoming Concerts in Joburg & Pretoria: Diarise Now!

Some of the biggest names in pop, R&B and rock are already confirmed for tours to the City of Gold in 2024

KAMERS/Makers is Back in Sandton for a Stunning Autumn Shopping Experience

From 27 September to 1 October 2023 | Enjoy handcrafted fashion, homeware, food stalls, bars, and a pet-friendly atmosphere from over 150 passionate makers

Easter Sunday Lunch at Vivari Hotel and Spa

31 March | The hotel is planning a special family-friendly dining event with exciting Easter egg hunts and live Afrobeat music to set the mood

There’s Another Vibey Vintage Market and Car Show Running in Pretoria on This Public Holiday

21 March 2024 | Browse an interesting collection of classic cars, the best bric-a-brac finds, and fresh seafood and bubbles at this relaxed family-friendly market in Pretoria

The Brutal Fruit Spritzer Saturday Brunch is Back With a Bigger & Better Fashion Party This April

27 April | This year’s edition promises an even bigger extravaganza of fashion, music and bubbles happening at a nature lodge

Best Movies to Watch in Johannesburg Cinemas This March 2024

From the highly anticipated sequel of Dune to a heartwarming biography story of Mother Cabrini, we list the top movies to see on the big screen this month

The SAAND Coin Show Brings Rare Collectibles to Sandton Sun Hotel

17 March | Experts, collectors and novices are invited to see all things numismatics and interesting coin collections for 1 day only

Shop Precious Pre-Loved Goods From This Monthly Antique Fair at Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton

4 February 2024 | Shop one-of-a-kind decor and luxury fashion brands from over 70 serious collectors at this monthly market in Sandton

International Women’s Day 2024: Cabrini Releases in Cinemas Nationwide

From 8 March | This large-scale film that tells the incredible true story of an unlikely Italian-American renegade who set out to make the world a better place

What’s on Stage This April 2024: Musical Shows, Comedy and Theatre in Johannesburg

This month’s lineup promise cutting-edge performances, must do stand-up shows, and indie productions

The Chosen Premieres A New Season in Cinemas This Easter

This biblical epic recounts the life of Jesus and captured through the eyes of those who knew him just in time for Easter 2024

Laugh Africa Comedy Festival Highlights: 10 Must-See Shows

Running from 5 to 7 April | We break down 10 of the best shows, acts and roast events to see at Joburg’s most anticipated comedy festival

Great Joburg Events in March 2024: Don’t Miss Out!

March 2024 | From theme parks, to live music and comedy specials, to theatre productions, there are Joburg events this March for everyone!

Sandton City’s Popular Chocolate Café Is Back This Easter 2024

From 20 March to 1 April | Sandton City is running another Chocolate Cafe to indulge in chocolate and fun activities for kids and grown-ups

Earth Hour 2024: WWF South Africa is Hosting a Family-Friendly Outdoor Cinema Night

23 March | Enjoy the last balmy summer nights with a once-off outdoor cinema event at Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden

Expelled at The Market Theatre: This Witty New Play Shows the Ripple Effect of Social Media

Running until 31 March | Rosalind Butler’s new play is a powerful and incredibly relevant commentary on the impact of social media

Craft Cafe at Clearwater Mall: Fun Activities for Kids Over the Easter Holiday Break

21 to 28 March | Clearwater Mall is putting on an egg-celent range of creative workshops running daily for the little ones

Book Now: Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra’s Summer Symphony Season 2024

From 22 February to 14 March 2024 | The summer schedule celebrate the best local and international talent with a host of rousing performances and special premieres

Afro-Jazz Singer Zamajobe Celebrates 20 Years at Untitled Basement

18 February 2024 | The Afro-jazz singer will perform top hits from her near iconic debut album, Ndawo Yami, in an intimate setting

Sisters Shop-Up: A Must-Visit Summer Lifestyle Market Running in Sandton This March 2024

2 & 3 March 2024 | Shop at this upmarket pop-up event showcasing handcrafted fashion, accessories, homeware and much more in a chilled atmosphere

Rosebank Mall Street Feast 2024: Food Trucks, Live Music & Family Fun

2 March | This concept food truck market brings some fresh flavours and 90s feels with live music and kids activities

See the Best Models at the Cars.co.za Consumer Awards Show in Sandton This Weekend

From 1 to 3 March | Motor enthusiasts can inspect, test drive, and engage with the experts at this annual car awards show

Joburg Film Festival 2024: What to See and Do

27 February to 3 March | The annual film showcase welcomes all to enjoy screenings of a stacked selection of films from storytellers from the African diaspora

Afrobeats Sensation Ayra Starr is in Concert in Johannesburg This February 2024

17 February 2024 | The ‘Bloody Samaritan’ singer is heading to Joburg for a special tour with some of the leading local DJs and vocalists supporting the show

Couples Paint Night at Lillian Gray Art School

9 February 2024 | Unwind after work for this fully beginner-friendly art session that you can try with your partner

Michael Jackson HIStory Tribute Show: All the Top Hits, Epic Looks and Dance Moves for in This Live Showcase

From 18 January to 4 February 2024 | See this spectacular top-notch tribute and full-scale stage production to the one and only King of Pop, Michael Jackson

An Evening With Eckhart Tolle: Join the World-famous Spiritual Teacher and Author in Pretoria

8 February 2024 | Join in for a rare and transformational opportunity as the author discuss spiritual awakening and the power of living in the moment

Beautiful Wedding Opens in South Africa: More Romantic Chaos & a Cute Love Story For This New Sequel

From 26 January 2024 | Fans of Abby and Travis are in for another epic rom-com adventure and more hilarious banter ahead of Valentine’s month in Johannesburg

Wines of Elgin is Hosting a Pop-Up Tasting Event at 44 Stanley

24 January 2024 | Join in on a premium wine-tasting with canapes that features a range of renowned wine farms in the Elgin Valley

Wellness retreat in Johannesburg: Start Fresh With This 1-day Sound Journey at Farmhouse58

27 January 2024 | A transformative day retreat designed to help you reconnect with yourself and start the year strong with the power of sound healing

Deacon Blue is Coming to Johannesburg For Their First-Ever South African Tour in February 2024

24 February 2024 | Breakout Events is hosting the group for a one-night-only show in Emmarentia, Johannesburg early next year

New Year’s Eve Dinners in Johannesburg to Celebrate 2024

Book your spot, don your fancy clothes and prepare yourself for the best dining events in the city and surrounds

Hyatt House Johannesburg: Festive Dining in Sandton and Rosebank

25 & 31 December 2023 | Try these inner-city spots for wholesome Christmas lunch in Johannesburg with all the trimmings or a New Year’s Eve dinner party that runs into the early hours

The Best Christmas Lunches in Johannesburg and Surrounds 2023

Bring along the whole family for a special treat and tuck into a range of food offerings with great entertainment lined up for adults and kids

Santa Land 2023: Fun Things to Do This Christmas at Fourways Mall

From 1 to 22 December 2023 | This year’s edition is better than ever with a wide range of immersive experiences and activities that are guaranteed to delight all members of the family

Circus Galassia: All You Need to Know About This Brand New Circus in Johannesburg

From 15 December 2023 to 7 January 2024 | A brand-new series of 2-hour matinee and evening circus shows staged in a traditional tented setting

Fab Experiences to Do This Festive Season at Nelson Mandela Square

Sandton’s upmarket shopping destination is celebrating the festive season with decadent dining, a gorgeous new Christmas tree and loads more

Momo’s Magical Adventure: Sandton City’s Family Show This Christmas in Johannesburg

From 8 December to 7 January 2024 | Sandton City is keeping the kids and grown-ups busy with family-friendly theatre shows running over the entire festive break

The Best New Year’s Eve Events in Johannesburg to Ring in 2024 + New Year’s Day!

Take your pick from the likes of multi-day outdoor festivals, queer-friendly parties, and other exciting New Year’s Eve events to usher in 2024

Best Markets in Pretoria and Surrounds

Browse and shop a bounty of clothing, accessories, and pre-loved threads alongside vibey food and drink stalls

Mzansi Ballet’s The Queen Show

From 13 December 2023 to 14 January 2024 | Join in for a rhapsody of nostalgia with this timeless ballet tribute to the legendary rock band

Summer Musical and Theatre Shows In Johannesburg

Immerse yourself in the world of theatre with these holiday theatre shows in Johannesburg that are set to light up the festive season. There are tall tales, magical ensembles and musicals, and timeless classics that include some of the best local and international talent to take centre stage. It’s all about the festivity and calibreMore

Where to See Christmas Lights in Johannesburg 2023

Nothing says festive season quite like a gander of twinkly festive displays and extravagant Christmas lights and trees

The Food, Arts, and Crafts Lifestyle Market is Bringing Exciting Small-Scale Makers to Melrose

On 2 & 3 December 2023 | The Christmas market is a platform for showcasing local goods while driving inclusive entrepreneurship, building communities and nurturing dreams

Now in Cinemas: Joika is a Story About Pioneering Ambition and the Elite World of Russian Ballet

Joika is based on the true story of Joy Womack, one of the very few American ballet talent to ever enter the elite, and punishing, world of the Moscow Bolshoi Academy

Hyde Park Corner is Opening a New, Monthly Rooftop Drive-In Cinema in Johannesburg

Selected weekends | Watch some of the most popular and family-friendly Christmas movies on the big screen under the stars and create new memories on selected weekends each month

Black Friday 2023 in Johannesburg: Get Ready for the Best Offers to Shop at Sandton City

24 November 2023 | Shop a collection of the best deals at both Sandton City and Nelson Mandela Square just in time for Christmas gifting and summer holiday shopping

rAge Expo 2023: This Epic Gaming, Tech and Cosplay Fest Returns to Joburg in December 2023

From 8 to 10 December 2023 | This year, you can look forward to a packed schedule of everything from gaming sessions, cosplay championships, esports, special deals on must-have gadgets 

‘A Marry Little Christmas’ is Set to Liven up this Festive Season with Comedy Theatre in Johannesburg

Running from 29 November to 24 December 2023 | See this witty comedic story of love, family and festive traditions that features some of South Africa’s top stage and tv talent

Festive Things To Do in Johannesburg This Year

There’s so much on offer, from theatre shows, musical performances, and a massive range of entertainment aimed at the entire family

Essential Guide to the Best Christmas Markets in Johannesburg 2023

Joburg has a number of festive-themed markets, giving you ample opportunity to grab gifts that will make your loved ones smile

Swingle Bells: Jonathan Roxmouth and Johannesburg Big Band’s Jazzy Christmas Concerts Ring in the Festive Mood

From 15 to 24 December 2023 | Stage veteran Jonathan Roxmouth and Johannesburg Big Band is spreading the festive cheer this Christmas in Johannesburg with a limited run of live concerts running at Montecasino

Pick n Pay Wine and Food Festival 2023 in Johannesburg

From 4 to 5 November 2023 | Explore the best of the Cape Winelands and beyond with endless wine tastings, food pairings, and live music performances for easy weekend vibes

Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra’s Spring Symphony Season Concerts, Every Thursday Evening

From 26 October to 16 November 2023 | ‘We are encouraged and excited to continue to bring another season of beautiful music,’ says JPO artistic director Bongani Tembe

Gallery 2 Art Exhibitions in Johannesburg: Road Trip by John Kramer

Running until 7 November 2023 | The artist offers a rich and nostalgic journey through quiet spatial moments in South Africa’s small towns

Hyatt House Johannesburg Bok Town 2023: Watch the Rugby World Cup 2023 in Sandton and Rosebank

Until 28 October 2023 | With rugby game season in full swing, you’ll likely be in the market for one of the best spots to watch the Rugby World Cup 2023 in Johannesburg

Dlala Nje’s Jacarandas Walking Tour in Johannesburg

29 October 2023 | Learn all about the history of Hillbrow and surrounding neighbourhoods such as Berea, and Yeoville with this unique flower walk

A Blooming Affair 2023: Roedean School Returns With Their 12th Annual Garden and Craft Market in Johannesburg

7 October 2023 | Explore stunning floral exhibits, artisanal crafts, and delicious food set in Roedean School’s natural beauty and gardens

Head Out to HalaalGoods Market in Johannesburg for a World of Streetfood, Comedy Shows and Easy Vibes

30 September & 1 October 2023 | Eat your way through a vibrant blend of world flavours and enjoy family-friendly fun at this popular market

Kim Sacks Gallery Celebrates African Craft with the ‘Woven’ Art Exhibition in Johannesburg

Running until 7 October 2023 | This art exhibition in Parkwood spotlight the beauty, skill, and impressive textiles behind everyday objects

See Heike Taschner Jeske’s Soft and Celestial ‘Gracefully Embraced’ Rose Sculpture at SculptX 2023

Running until 27 October 2023 | The artist explains what inspired this eye-catching and delicate work currently on show at The Melrose Gallery’s annual sculpture art fair

In Cinemas Now: Past Lives is a Modern, Minimalist Romance That Skips the Melodrama for a Story with Substance

From 22 September 2023 | Director Celine Song’s debut feature film explores the complex bonds of childhood friends Nora and Hae Sung, as they reunite after two decades

Here Are the Top Bars in Johannesburg Where You Can Try Negroni Week 2023

From 18 to 24 September 2023 | Celebrate the iconic Negroni cocktail with special menus at top bars like Sin Tax, A Street Bar Named Desire, Mix Cocktail Bar, Smoking Kills, and the glamorous Zioux

Explore Authentic Aboriginal Art From Central Australia With this Art Sale in Roodepoort

From 3 to 5 November 2023 | Discover ethically sourced, authentic Central Australian Aboriginal art while supporting artists and their communities

After Everything: All You Need to Know About the Fifth and Final Romantic Sequel Showing in Cinemas

From 22 September 2023 | Hero Fiennes Tiffin and Josephine Langford is back with new cast members for a beautiful story of redemption, self-reflection, and the power of love

What’s on This Weekend in Johannesburg

15 to 17 September 2023 | A curated roundup of the best experiences, outings, and events in Johannesburg and surrounds that can’t be missed

Sandton City is Celebrating 50 Years With a Massive 1-Day Shopping Festival

12 September 2023 | Join the celebration of Sandton City’s 50th anniversary with exclusive offers, extended trading hours, live entertainment, and a glimpse into the center’s rich history

Meet New People at The Trov’s Intimate Art Event in Johannesburg This First Thursday

3 August | Meet new people and explore photography, African artefacts, music and streetfood at this intimate art party in Rosebank

Nostalgic Song and Stories in ‘The Marvelous Wondrettes’, Showing in Sandton

5 to 9 September 2023 | Relive the ’50s and ’60s with over thirty classic hits for this theatrical trip down memory lane with the enchanting story of Cindy Lou, Missy, Suzy, and Betty Jean

Joburg Ultra 2023: Epic Wildlife Views With This Bucket List Triathlon at Cradle Moon Lakeside Lodge

7 & 8 October 2023 | Dive into the ultimate challenge as a serious athlete or first-timer ready to show off endurance while racing against captivating wildlife scenery

Fashion, Fine Art and Fast Cars for Melrose Arch’s All-White Spring Weekend Events in Johannesburg

From 1 to 3 September 2023 | Ring in Spring Day 2023 with a captivating blend of luxury fashion, art, live music, and luxury cars that underscores what Joburg living is all about

Denzel Washington Returns to Johannesburg Cinemas With the Action-Packed Equalizer 3: The Final Chapter

From 1 September 2023 | Experience all the thrill as Robert McCall takes on the Mafia on a journey of justice for this final instalment of this popular action franchise

Tap Into Your Sensual Side With ‘La Bella – I Am Woman’ Burlesque Evenings in Johannesburg

Running until 10 September 2023 | The Cirk is back with a series of saucy burlesque shows by an all-female team to celebrate womenhood

Laphroaig Taste Trailblazers Dinner Series: Sensory Food and Whisky Events in Johannesburg

Until September 2023 | The iconic Irish whisky label will host a series of pop-up dinners matching food and drink at unique restaurants across Jozi

TANG Sandton is Planning a Glam Women’s Day Brunch with Fashion and Fine Food

9 August | A stylish runway show with fashion looks from Kat van Duinen, decadent Kaiseki tasting menu, and bubbles from Moët & Chandon to ring in Women’s Day

Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra Brings Together Global Talent For Their Early Sping Season This August

From 17 to 31 August | ‘We are encouraged and excited to continue to bring another season of beautiful music,’ says JPO artistic director Bongani Tembe

Parklive Festival is Celebrating Its 10th Birthday This Month With a Massive Music Event in Johannesburg

26 August | The headline acts of this one-day outdoor celebration features JP Cooper, Prime Circle, GoodLuck, Matthew Mole, Neon Dreams, Shortstraw and Gqeberha sensation Lloyiso

Zip Zap Circus is Coming to Johannesburg for a Special Acrobatic Showcase of MOYA in September

31 August to 10 September | Expect high-flying acts, comedy, dance and new original music from South Africa’s leading circus company touching down in Johannesburg

Coming Soon: Best Movies to Showing in Johannesburg Cinemas This August 2023

August 2023 | From the anticipated Barbie live action to a Vincent van Gogh tribute, here’s the top movies to see in South African cinemas this month

On at Joburg Theatre: Drama, Intrigue, and Grandeur with Cape Town Opera’s Staging of TOSCA

From 21 to 30 July | Puccini’s epic masterpiece of love and sacrifice is brought to life with a feast of singing and set design to move the heart

Mzansi National Philharmonic Orchestra Performs a Special Women’s Month Concert in Johannesburg

10 August | This national tour is headlined by world-acclaimed female conductor Marin Alsop and soprano Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha

Wine on Route 2023: Explore Handcrafted Cheese and Wine at Van Gaalen’s Social Hike

5 & 6 August | Explore some of the best local wines paired with handcrafted cheese on this vibey social hiking challenge for the entire family at Wine on Route

Learn All About Wool Spinning and Natural Dyeing with Botanical Nomad at Kim Sacks Gallery

14 to 16 July | A series of hands-on workshops with expert guidance on wool processing, learning how to use the spinning wheel, and natural dyeing methods using botanicals

What’s on This Weekend in Johannesburg

7 to 9 July | A curated roundup of the best experiences, outings, and events in Johannesburg, Pretoria, and surrounds that can’t be missed

Joy Ride: A Funny, Raunchy and Female-led Journey Across Continents You Must See this July

From 7 July | Four best friends journey into China in this cheeky, unapologetic comedy film about about friendship, sex, and finding your roots

MADE in Wonder: Hyde Park Corner’s New Interactive Winter Wonderland for Both Kids and Grownups

Until 16 July | A daily schedule of fun workshops and scavenger hunts hosted at their interactive Alice in Wonderland-themed installation set up in the Centre Court

What’s on This Weekend in Johannesburg + Pretoria & Surrounds – 30 June 2023

30 June to 2 July | A curated roundup of the best experiences, outings, and events in Johannesburg, Pretoria, and surrounds that can’t be missed

Otherscapes at JCAF, an Immersive Art Exhibition That Mirrors Modern-Day South Africa

Until 4 November | See this South African-focused programme headlined by local artists running at this top art museum in Forest Town

What’s on This Weekend in Johannesburg – 23 to 25 June 2023

22 to 25 June | A curated roundup of the best experiences, outings, and events in Johannesburg, Pretoria, and surrounds that can’t be missed

Encounters Festival Returns for Their 25th Annual Screening of Bold Documentaries and Art Films

From 22 June to 2 July | Africa’s top documentary film festival is taking over Johannesburg with thrilling new releases, impressive nature scenery, and informative panel discussions

Sneak Peek: 10 Documentary Films You Must Watch at This Year’s Encounters Festival in Johannesburg

From 22 June to 2 July | Our top picks from an intimate snapshot into the life of Angela Merkel to the impact of a game-changing economic relief programme in Kenya, and the powerful effect of fashion on the environment

Sip and Taste the Best Artisanal Brews at the 10th Annual Capital Craft Beer Festival in Pretoria

17 June | Taste a lineup of the best South African craft beers, street food and top local bands at this one-day festival in Pretoria

What’s on This Weekend in Johannesburg + Pretoria & Surrounds – 8 June 2023

8 to 11 June | A curated roundup of the best experiences, outings, and events in Johannesburg, Pretoria, and surrounds that can’t be missed

What’s on This Weekend in Johannesburg + Pretoria & Surrounds – 2 June 2023

1 to 4 June | A curated roundup of the best experiences, outings, and events in Johannesburg, Pretoria, and surrounds that can’t be missed

Outdoor Yoga Classes in Johannesburg, Every Sunday at Emmarentia Botanical Gardens

Every Sunday | End the week off right with these gentle Vinyasa yoga sessions open to both beginners and seasoned yogis

What’s on This Weekend in Johannesburg + Pretoria & Surrounds – 26 May 2023

A curated roundup of the best experiences, outings, and events in Johannesburg, Pretoria, and surrounds that can’t be missed

5 Great Reasons To Visit The Specialty Coffee Expo Running at Fourways Mall This May

26 to 28 May | On the cards are leading premium coffee labels, and tasting sessions, cupping demos and classes, and a vibey championship!

Glenshiel Fair

Running from 16 to 20 October | The festive season calendar usually starts with Glenshiel Fair, one of the most popular Christmas markets in Johannesburg

Best Things to Do This Long Weekend in Johannesburg

27 April to 1 May | This long weekend plays host an exciting range of nature excursions, family-friendly events, and some stunning experiences

Hobby-X 2023: Interesting Workshops Where Young & Old Can Learn A New Skill

4 to 7 May | Explore a world of creative classes aimed at both adults and kids at South Africa’s largest public expo of all things art, crafts, and self-improvement

Lillian Gray Art School Hosts Regular Fun & Beginner Friendly Paint Nights

Every Friday | Take your loved one along and learn how to create your own work of art in a relaxed, social atmosphere

Explore New Crafting Activities for Kids and Adults at This Year’s Hobby-X Showcase

4 to 7 May | An exciting new lineup of demonstrations, workshops, competitions, and other experiences for craft enthusiasts are in store

Veldskoen Is Running Another Massive Pop-up Sale in Centurion This Month

15 April | The iconic and proudly South African shoe brand is offering up to 60% discount off both new and factory ranges

Australian Folk Singer Ziggy Alberts Is Back in Johannesburg for One Show Only

12 April | The singer-songwriter is promising an unforgettable night of music & fun supported by Indie-Folk artist Sean Koch

Explore Premium Vintages and Cellars at the Michelangelo Wine Tasting Event

21 & 22 April | Meet award-winning winemakers and sample some of the best wines in the country

Adult Skating for Beginners With the Golden City Rollers’ FREE Open Day

16 April | Looking to try something a little different? Learn how to roller skate with Golden City Rollers

Watch Gigantic Trucks Show Off Speed & Skill at Monster Jam in Johannesburg

29 April | A larger-than-life motorsport showcase filled with masterful engineering and adrenaline for the entire family

Ease Into the Weekend With a Bottomless Mimosa Brunch at Arbour Cafe

Every Saturday & Sunday | Enjoy free-flowing bubbly with a selection of classic French dishes at this courtyard cafe

Restaurant Week Summer 2023: Our Top 10 Restaurant Picks to Try in Johannesburg

Until 30 April | Start planning for decadent lunch or dinner set menus served at Joburg’s top restaurants at a discounted price

Family-Friendly Things to Do This Easter in Johannesburg

7 to 10 April | Whether kids want the thrill of carnival rides or watch an immersive live theatre show, see our recommended events to book now.

The10th Fijnwyn Food & Wine Festival

27-29 April | Wine and Food festival with live entertainment

Fijnwyn Wine Festival

20-21 March | Wine festival bringing the Cape to Pretoria with wines from boutique estates

SHINE! presented by Stageworx

1-2 April | Shine! Digital is a musical variety show celebrating creativity in South Africa.

Joburg Beauty Expo

Live demonstrations, guest speakers, makeovers and masterclasses, the event truly offers a variety of information. Latest skincare tips and trends will also be shared by Expert Medical Practitioners.

Art Exhibition curated by Ruzy Rusike

3 March – 30 April | Ruzy Rusike curates a show inspired by being in a condition of reciprocity with nature.

Lekkerland Carnival

13 May | A world-class stage under a big, beautiful sky as well as rides and activities for the kids.

Sunset Sessions on the Dam featuring Louise Carver

25 March | SA hit-maker Louise Carver performs against a backdrop of the majestic Magaliesburg Mountains with impala and zebra grazing nearby.

The Plant Powered Show

4-5 Aug | Healthy eating show

Yoga With Puppies

Yoga class with puppies in Hyde Park Corner shopping centre

RAINBOW KITTEN SURPRISE is Bringing Progressive Alt-RockFeels to Johannesburg for 1-Night

An indie rock concert with top local bands Shortstraw, Spoegwolf, and Mann Friday.

Entangled Intimacies

10 Feb – 26 May | Entangled Intimacies is an Art-based research project at Goethe-Institut exploring what it means to live in ecological chaos and also embody it in art work.

Fashion Weekend Out at Mall of Africa

25 Feb – 26 Feb | Workshops on fashion trends

BUDDY – The Buddy Holly Story

21 Apr – 28 May | With an all SA cast

Madagascar

19 Mar – 23 Apr | Get ready to move it, move it

The Sunshine Tour

14 – 20 Apr | Neon Dreams, Coleman Hell and the Saxby Twins

Pretoria’s Vintage & Decor Show

21 March | Step into the old world

Johannesburg International Comedy Festival

31 Mar – 2 Apr | The hottest local and international acts

The Tasting Room

4 Mar | A fun & informative wine tasting experience

K-Pop Karaoke Night

2 Mar | Sing along with your favourite songs

Creative Play Sessions

17 Mar, 1 Apr & 24 June | Have some weekend flower fun

Winnie the Pooh Kids

12 Mar – 10 Apr | An adventure in the Hundred Acre Wood

Step Aside

11 Mar | A one-man comedy show

Johannesburg Pride

28 Oct | Paint Jozi streets with the rainbow

Johannesburg Homemakers Fair

24 – 26 Mar | Everything you need for your space

Pierce Brothers Live

5 Apr | A blend of indie-folk and blues music

Joe Barber’s Family Reunion

27 – 29 Apr | A laugh-a-minute show

Ronan Keating Live

5 Mar | The only show in Gauteng

Home Affairs

21 Feb – 11 Mar | A blend of comedy and drama

Alice in Wonderland

23 Feb – 2 Apr | Go down the rabbit hole

The Soil

4 Mar | Back again at Emperors Palace

South African International Tattoo Convention

25 – 27 Mar | A showcase over 140 world class tattoo artists

Stravaganza

11 Feb – 5 Mar | A spectacular variety show

Fermented Condiment Workshop

4 Mar | Fermented condiments and gut health

Actor Wena

28 Jan – 22 April | Part-time acting classes

Peppa Pig’s Perfect Day

24 Mar to 10 Apr | The Pig family returns to SA

Swan Lake St Petersburg Ballet Theatre

26 Jul to 6 Aug | The internationally acclaimed St Petersburg Ballet Theatre’s Swan Lake