What's on in Gauteng - Leisure & lifestyle
Get ready to be slimed! NickFest is back in South Africa and it's even bigger than the last time. The TicketPro Dome in North Riding, Johannesburg is the venue for
Zoe Modiga's much-anticipated album, Yellow: The Novel, is finally here, and she will be showcasing it at The Fringe in the Joburg Theatre on 24 March 2017.
South African designers are set to showcase their 2017 Spring Summer Collections at SA Fashion Week – Spring Summer 2017 from 28 March to 1 April 2017 at the trendy Hyde Park Corner in Sandton, Johannesburg.
One of the country’s biggest annual music events is back for the fifth year. Taboo nightclub in Sandton, Johannesburg, will be transformed into a festival venue on 17 March 2017 for t
Pieter Toerien Productions is proud to present the award-winning comedic work, The Play That Goes Wrong. It will be on at the Pieter Toerien Main Theatre at Montecasino
You don't have to go far for an outdoor adventure this week, the West Rand is getting its own camping, hiking and cycling event. Join the adventure at Cycle2Hike
"United in Diversity" is the theme for the annual 5km Midvaal Fun Walk on 18 March 2017 in Meyerton, Vereeniging.
The first tour of the year for acclaimed local band The Parlotones will be kicking off this month with The Parlotones: The Stories Behind the Songs. On 11 March 2017 they will
Relax under the trees and enjoy the atmosphere along the Braamfontein Spruit this weekend at the Field Market in Sandton, Johannesburg. This social market is held every second Saturday of
The Wedding Expo Joburg is a flagship expo that has been providing brides-to-be with the best experiential wedding shopping in South Africa. This year's event will be at the Ticketpro
Get ready for a chilled weekend with Vaal-based graphic-design, screen-printing and branding agency Hoodlove Creative, which has been hosting regular Any Given Saturday events since 2016.
For a night of laughs and edgy political views, head to Emperors Palace in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, on 4 March 2017 for the Blacks Only Comedy Capture.
Acclaimed US singer Karyn White will be performing at Freedom Park in Pretoria, Tshwane, on 4 March 2017 as part of her Karyn White Summer International Tour.
Globally acclaimed South African artist Esther Mahlangu will unveil an important series of works based on drawings by Nelson Mandela on 2 March 2017 at The Melrose Gallery in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg.
Celebrate 20 years of everyone's favourite hobby and craft expo. This year's Hobby-X Joburg is happening at the Ticketpro Dome in North Riding, Johannesburg, from 2 to 5 March 2017.
The 12th edition of the Soweto Wine and Lifestyle Festival is happening from 3 to 5 March 2017 at its new venue – the Soweto Theatre in Soweto, Johannesburg.
This Valentine's Day, enjoy a reminder of wine being synonymous with love. The Wine Night Stand pop up will be hosting a special Valentine's Day Wine Night Stand evening on 14
With all things Valentine's at the moment, the Irene at Smuts Market in Centurion, Tshwane – which is usually held every second and last Saturday of the month – is hosting a Lov
Join the SAB World of Beer as it shares love, beer and food with you this Valentine's Day.
The Flight Centre Travel Group is proud to present Travel Expo 2017, which will be held at the Ticketpro Dome in North Riding, Johannesburg, on 11 and 12 February 2017.
The Michael Jackson HIStory Show – a musical tribute and live concert that comprehensively chronicles Michael Jackson’s vast body of work – runs at Emperors Palace in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, from 3 to19
Welcome to the first Park Acoustics of the year, introducing Park Acoustics Presents Francois van Coke, Rambling Bones & More. The event kicks off at Park Acoustics in the Voortrekker Monument
Two things we all love are music and food. Lebo’s Soweto Backpackers in Soweto, Johannesburg is providing both at the DJ Cook-Off on 28 January 2017.
The Word The Look #BeSocial is an interactive event bringing together local entrepreneurs, artists, creatives and academics at Velvet Lounge in Maboneng, Johannesburg,
Janu-worry? Pour more wine and come party on Friday 27 January 2017 at Levelthree Premium Venue in Kramerville, Sandton. Wine Not?
Francophiles living in Jozi are in for a fun and interesting week from 24 to 28 January 2017. The Alliance Française of Johannesburg, a non-profit organisation that promotes the French language and
The House of Truth, a biographical play based on the life of iconic South African writer Can Temba, is on at the Market Theatre
Everyone knows the work and stress that goes into planning a wedding. For inspiration, look no further than the Memoire wedding festival in Muldersdrift on 14 and 15 January 2017.
One of the biggest attractions in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, the Neighbourgoods Market will be taking place again on 14 January 2017.
For a nice day out with the family, Cedar Square Shopping Centre in Fourways, Johannesburg is having the next instalment of the Crafters & Food Market
Aside from the New Year's Eve partying, 2016: A Year in Review is another and very interesting way to look back at the year 2016. You can enjoy the film,
A local favourite, The Bryanston Organic & Natural Market is open every Thursday and Saturday in Bryanston, Johannesburg.
The Garden of Lights is in its final week at Emperor's Palace in Kempton Park, Johannesburg. The last day is 8 January 2017.
For a taste of nostalgia, the Crate Digging Society has been hosting events for lovers of the best of old school – vinyl records. This year's last event is h
Ekurhuleni New Year's Extravaganza, in association with Comedy Wednesday, is bringing you the ENYE Comedy Night on 30 December 2016 at the Birchwood Terminal (in the Birchwood Hotel) in
This is the last week to catch Cirque Éloize iD, a production that combines hip-hop with acrobatics. The production runs until 24 December 2016 at the Teatro at
The Plus Size Gig is happening at Iketleng Pub in Vereeniging on 17 December 2016.
For the first time in 10 years, the world-famous Great Moscow Circus returns to South Africa. It will be held at Montecasino in Fourways from 22 December 2016 to 14 January 2017 and features a
That cute outfit you loved on your favourite celeb? There's a chance to own it on 11 December 2016 at the Good Jumble Celebrity Sale Pop-Up Market. It's happening at the Old
For a good mix of fashion, socialising and music, the Retro21 R-Festival is happening on 10 December 2016. It will take place at the Tshwane China Shopping Mall rooftop in Pretoria.
Some of the best in South African music are coming to Sedibeng for the fourth annual Sedibeng Summer Festival (formerly known as the We Care Jazz Festival),
Book lovers are in for a treat this month with the inaugural Abantu Book Festival, which takes place from 8 to 10 December 2016. It will be hosted at the
After a successful tour of South Africa, comedians Mashabela Galane and Salesman host the last leg of their BotsisaBoPapago comedy tour at Freedom Park in Tshwane on 3 December 2016.
Okapi Lifestyle is hosting another Okapi Fun Day, a picnic with a mix of games and entertainment, at Diggers Rugby Club, Randburg, on 3 December 2016.
Interested in older, collectable cars? Get ready for the Classic Car Show at Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg on 4 December.
The Pure&Crafted SA festival is happening at GROUND in Muldersdrift on 26 and 27 November 2016.
The LoCrate Market is bringing this year's Makhelwane Festival to Poka Street, Soweto, from 2 to 4 December.
The Soweto Tourism & Events Business Consortium (Stebco) is launching a new tour route at an event held at the Credo Mutwa Cultural Village and Oppenheimer Gardens in
This month, the Vilakazi Street Night Market is taking place at Shova Lifestyle Origin Gallery in Orlando West, Soweto.
The Vaal Sunday Market will be hosting a special "Vinyl edition" at Mandela Square in Boitumelo, Sebokeng on 27 November 2016.
The Melrose Arch Christmas Night Market is happening on 23 and 24 November 2016 at the Melrose Arch Piazza and Whitely Road.
The Soweto Fashion Week: Summer Collections event is taking place from 23 to 26 November 2016 at the Soweto Theatre in Soweto.
The Emerald Resort & Casino in Vanderbijlpark is holding an Outdoor Summer Movie Night on 19 November 2016.
The Gauteng Sansui Summer Cup, Johannesburg's oldest and most respected first-grade horse race, is happening at Turffontein Racecourse on 26 November 2016.
This heart-warming family musical favourite has been playing at the Teatro at Montecasino since October and ends on 27 November 2016.
The Working Mothers Expo from 4 to 7 November at Sandton Convention Centre aims to help working mums negotiate their daily juggling act.
The South African Lipizzaners hosts the next instalment of its Sundays shows – spectacular performances by white Lipizzaner stallions – at the Lipizzaner Centre in Kyalami, Midrand, on 30 October 2016.
For whiskey lovers, there’s the Vaal Whiskey Festival on 21 and 22 October 2016.
If it’s wine you fancy, the RMB WineX is on from 26 to 28 October 2016 at the Sandton Convention Centre.
If you want to experience products from South Africa’s top chefs and wineries, the best in local furniture crafters, as well as artisanal products, then the Sanlam Handmade C
It’s Pride month and the 10th anniversary of the Civil Union Act. To mark this, the Chevrolet Feather Awards will host a festive “Pinknic” this Saturday, October 15, at the Cradl
So Chef! SA is a series of workshops that celebrates French cuisine using local produce. And from 17 to 20 October 2016, it will be Tshwane's turn to play host.
As its name suggests, the DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival is going to be delicious in every way.
If video games and technology gadgets are your thing, be sure not to miss the annual rAge Expo at the TicketPro Dome, Johannesburg, from 7 to 9 October.
The latest trends in home decor, outdoor furniture and a gourmet garage are on show at the Pretoria Homemakers Expo 2016, on at the Parkview Shopping Centre from 6 to 9 October.
The WSF World Masters Squash Championships are under way in Johannesburg at the Wanderers, Parkview Squash Centre and the Country Club Johannesburg (Auckland Park).
Ideas on travel destinations, outdoor and camping gear, and accommodation deals – this and a whole lot more is what you can expect at the Gauteng Getaway Show, on at the T
Fancy meeting your favourite Instagrammer? The South African leg of the bi-annual World Wide Instameet will be at the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens in Emmarentia from 17 to 18 September.
The latest design trends in winter fashion will be showcased at The Park at Hyde Park Corner from 20 to 24 September 2016.
Experience the Golden Age with J'Something and Courvoisier at Lumiere - Enlightened, a luxury dinner-theatre experience, which will be presented in South Africa for the first time in
This one’s for the boat enthusiasts. The three-day boat show at the Johannesburg Expo Centre in Nasrec will run from 26 to 28 August.
From the engagement all the way to the honeymoon Africa’s biggest bridal event, the Wedding Expo Johannesburg 2016, has everything you need for your big day.
It’s the City of Tshwane’s turn to host the Tops at Spar Wine Show.
Ronan Keating fans are in for a treat. The award-winning singer-songwriter, who rose to fame in the 1990s with the boy band Boyzone, will be performing at the Teatro
Fresh food stalls specialising in mouth-watering local and international cuisine, craft beer, hand-made jewellery and home décor items.
Mi Casa, Mango Groove and Freshlyground. These are just some of the music acts whose tunes you’ll dance and sing along to at Emmarentia Dam this Women’s Day.&nbs
Soweto’s first lifestyle market, the Locrate Market, will be honouring women on 7 August as part of Women’s Month.
The continent’s largest décor, design and lifestyle exhibition is back and, this year, Decorex Joburg is themed Take it Home, Make it Home.
It’s Johannesburg’s turn to host South Africa’s biggest culinary event, the Good Food and Wine Show, and as always it promises to be a mouth
Five homeware and furniture stores will pull out all the stops and decorate six houses to show off at this year’s Home Décor Expo.
By water taxi, tour bus, houseboat or vintage car are just some of the ways you can enjoy this year’s Vaal River Meander Wine R
The Turbine Art Fair (TAF16) is back at the iconic Turbine Hall in Newtown from 14 to 17 July 2016.
With a cold front hitting Gauteng this weekend, the Christmas in July event at Sylvia’s Market may be the closest you’ll get to experiencing a whi
Delicious food, good wine and great company.
For a Father’s Day treat that the whole family can enjoy, head to Chefs On Main at the Kyalami Sports and Function Centre this Sunday, 19 June.
Still wondering how to spoil dad this Father’s Day?
No worries. The Mongena Game Lodge in the Big Five Dinokeng Game Reserve has you covered.
Two weeks of great bargain shopping and chances to win awesome prizes are bound to heat Joburg up this winter.
The annual Eid Shopping Festival, now in its sixth year, promises to be a fashion, food and lifestyle feast.
Playtime, storytelling and book signings are some of the activities you can look forward to at the very first South Africa’s Children Book Fair.
Rock legends Iron Maiden has touched down for the massively anticipated “The Book of Souls Tour in Johannesburg on their enormous Boeing 747-400 jumbo jet&n
The adventure continues at the 23rd annual Gauteng Outdoor Eco Adventure and Travel Expo, taking place outdoors at the beautiful Waterfall Polo Estate in the heart of Midrand
The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5k on the Planet (it's a 5km run), is a unique "paint race" that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality. This year it
For food, fun and a winter charity drive don't miss Sporo's Street Cookout on 30 April from 10am to 8pm at 1533 Twala Road Vosloorus.
The Walkerville Agricultural Market takes place on Saturday 16 April and brings together local producers and suppliers, with a variety of stalls to suit all individuals.
Zulu Grand Slam is an off-site show of SA Fashion Week 2016 and will give audiences, buyers, other designers and media commentators a different take on Gauteng fashion. Get ready
South African Fashion Week is the country’s only business-to-business fashion platform, with the intent on growing the creative fashion design industry in South Africa by connecting designers to buyers. I
Listen to the musical stylings of South African singer-songwriter André Swiegers (aka Squire Blue) in Déjà vu on Saturday, 9 April from 6.30pm at the Red Door Th
Got something to sell? Want a bargain buy? Head to the monthly Car Boot Sale at Walkerville Showgrounds on the first Sunday of every month.
If you're looking for fresh local products in a place where your love for art, food, music, wine and sports can meet then look no further than the Farmers
Pack a picnic blanket and head out to Emmarentia Dam for the fourth edition of the Sowing the Seeds Music & Lifestyle Festival on Saturday 2 April.