What’s on in Gauteng: 2 to 8 November 2018

Summer’s here and if you’re in Gauteng this week, enjoy some of the best refreshments, feast on delicious food, race for a good cause and explore “the next wave” in marketing. The places you need to be to experience all this are ...

Whisky & Spirits Live festival

Whisky And Spirits Live 2
(Image: Whisky Live SA)

Until 2 November

You don’t want to miss the Whisky & Spirits Live festival at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 31 October until 2 November 2018.

The festival will be celebrating its 16th anniversary in a big way by adding a range of other premium spirits (gin, rum, vodka and tequila) for your tasting pleasure.

You can also look forward to being surrounded by master distillers; meeting global brand ambassadors; attending specialist masterclasses; and chatting to industry experts who will be offering advice on how best to enjoy your whisky and spirits.

Tickets cost between R170 and R290. Doors to the festival open at 6pm.

TOPS at SPAR Bierfest

2 and 3 November

Bring all your beer-loving buddies to the TOPS at SPAR Bierfest, taking place at Time Square Menlyn in Pretoria, Tshwane, on 2 and 3 November 2018.

Bierfestarians can look forward to plenty of delicious food, fantastic music and lots of cold beer.

You will get the chance to participate in a range of traditional Oktoberfest-inspired games in between jugs of beer; enter a best-dressed contest; and enjoy loads more fantastic activities. All food and drinks at the festival can only be purchased using Bierfest “crowns”.

Ticket prices range from R175 per person for the Standard Bier Hall option to R1 022 for the Braumeister (V-VIP option).

Sharpeville Arts and Crafts Market

3 November

Save 3 November 2018 for the Sharpeville Arts and Crafts Market, taking place at the Sharpeville Human Rights Precinct on Seeiso Street in Sharpeville, Sedibeng.

It’s the perfect platform for exhibitors to interact with their customers and expand the reach of their brands. So come along and enjoy the social atmosphere while showing support for proudly South African products.

The market is open from 11am to 6pm. Entrance is free.

Nappy Run 2018

Nappy Run Event Image
(Image: The Nappy Run)

3 November

Take part in the Nappy Run at the Johannesburg Zoo in Parkview, Johannesburg, on 3 November 2018.

Organised by the non-profit National Council of and for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD), the annual event aims to raise funds and awareness about the rights of children with disabilities, the challenges they face and the conditions many live under.

The race starts at 7.30am (registration opens at 6.30am).

Tickets are R100 for adults and R60 for children (including zoo entry and a goodie bag).

West Rand Cookout Sunday

Westrand Cookout Sunday
(Image: Westrand Cookout Sunday)

4 November

Grab something to eat at the West Rand Cookout Sunday, to be held at the Kagiso Memorial and Recreation Centre in Botes Avenue, Kagiso, Krugersdorp, on 4 November 2018.

You can look forward to an unforgettable experience, tasting sumptuous cuisine while browsing intriguing-looking arts and crafts.

The kids will be kept busy at the designated children’s play area while you enjoy the live music and entertainment.

Tshwane Classic cycle race

4 November

Catch the Tshwane Classic cycle race, starting and finishing at the Voortrekker Monument and passing by various historical landmarks. The race takes place on 4 November 2018.

This event attracts thousands of participants every year. Cyclists can look forward to a traffic-free route, making for a safe riding environment.

International Consumer Electronics Expo South Africa

7 to 9 November

Attend the International Consumer Electronics Expo South Africa (ICEE•SA) at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 7 to 9 November 2018.

Attendees can look forward to meeting leading electronics manufacturers, entering surprise competitions and loads more. Visit the ICEE•SA website for more information and to register for the free event.

PromaxBDA Africa

8 November

The PromaxBDA Africa convention is happening at The Maslow hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg, on 8 November 2018.

The conference aims to bring together creative minds to discuss and explore new trends in marketing that influence the monetisation of media. Attendees will leave the venue feeling inspired, educated and better connected with networks that can help grow their careers and increase their success. Doors open at 8am.