Annual Festivals, Big Events & Parties In Joburg and Pretoria 2018
Annual Festivals, Big Events & Parties In Joburg and Pretoria 2018
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Annual Festivals, Big Events & Parties In Joburg and Pretoria 2018
Events and festivals you should not miss! See our month-by-month calendar of Johannesburg's best, biggest and hottest events in 2018.
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Annual Festivals, Big Events & Parties In Joburg and Pretoria 2018

Events and festivals you should not miss! See our month-by-month calendar of Johannesburg's best, biggest and hottest events in 2018.
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Annual Festivals, Big Events & Parties In Joburg and Pretoria 2018
Events and festivals you should not miss! See our month-by-month calendar of Johannesburg's best, biggest and hottest events in 2018.

This year Johannesburg comes to life with an array of activities and events. The City Of Gold has all your party related needs covered.

Please note: This list will continuously be updated during 2018.

Don't forget to check what's happening in Joburg & Pretoria today and this weekend!
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January 2018
February 2018
March 2018
April 2018

January 2018

Stay tuned to see what's in store for the Gauteng region this January. We have worked hard to provide you with the most accurate and current annual events in your area.

Ace Fun Run / Walk 2018

The Ace Fun Run or Walk is a race for the whole family, all ages, all sizes and all fitness levels.

Choose from the 5km , 10km and or 21 km running distances. Enjoy a fresh start to the new year with a healthy activity everyone can get involved with.

  • Cost: R30 pp
  • When: 13 January, 6am
  • Where: Eersterust Soccer Stadium, Hand Coverdale West, Eersterust, Pretoria
  • Full Event Info: Ace Fun Run / Walk 2018

Movie in the Park - Everyone Welcome!

Movie in the Park are aimed at families, friends, teens wishing to meet up with friends before going back to school - and anyone else who enjoys watching a movie under the stars!

There will be popcorn and additional drinks will be available for sale. Movie starts sharply at 7pm so get there early to find your perfect spot and of course grab your movie snacks!

Wedding Expo - Free Entry

Join the Riverside Catsle at the 2018 Wedding EXPO in Pretoria to plan your perfect wedding.

Find everything you need for your perfect day with planning assistance from over 60 bridal professionals!

Exhibitor industries:

  • Décor
  • Florist
  • Function Co-ordinator
  • Music & Lighting
  • Entertainment
  • Photographer & Videos
  • Bridal Wear
  • Catering
  • Cakes & Candy Stations
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Health & Fitness
  • Stationery & Gifts
  • Jewellery
  • Dancing Lessons
  • Transport
  • Wedding Venues
  • Traveling Agents
  • Wines & Craft Beer
  • Attorneys
  • Pastors & Marriage Officials
  • Guest Houses
  • Food Stalls & Entertainment

Whether you’re planning a small intimate wedding or the social event of the year, their vast network of service providers are there to guide you every step of the way.

  • Cost: FREE
  • When: 20 January, 8am - 6pm
  • Where: Riverside Castle, Plot 204, Graham Road, Pretoria
  • Full Event Info: Wedding Expo - Free Entry

Ginologist Tasting Evening at Craft Exchange

Join Ginologist at Craft Exchange for a great evening of free gin tasting.

Sample some of the finest gins available in the Gauteng region with like-minded gin lovers. There will also be food for sale with specials like - half priced pizzas and pastas. With limited space, book now to avoid disappointment.

Magaliesburg Express

What better way to enjoy a lazy hazy day of summer than on a steam train trip to Magaliesburg.

Steam trains were the forefront of modern technology during their reign and led to development of combustion engines. The immaculate steam trains at Reefsteamers promises visitors a ride like never before.

  • Cost:
    • R295 - Adults
    • R245 - Children ages 4 - 12yrs
    • R900 - Family Special (2 Adults + 2 kids over 4yrs)
    • Free - Children u4
  • When: 27 January, 9am - 6pm
  • Where: Johannesburg Parkstation
  • Bookings:
  • Full Event Info: Magaliesburg Express

February 2018

The city of gold is glittering with excitement this February, take a look at what Gauteng region has to offer party goers this February.

Join Us At The Next #FirstThursday at The Village!

The Cape Town tradition of showcasing local and international talent on the first Thursday of every month has reached the Jozi skyline.

Visitors will be treated to a unique food experience whilst enjoying entertainment and beautiful arts and crafts for sale at reasonable prices.

Prawn & Food Festival

Enjoy real Portuguese prawns in a fun family-friendly setting, amongst like minded foodies and families.

There will be a wide variety of food and drink for sale, so it's best to come hungry! There will be entertainment catering to both adults and kids as well as go karting for those adrenaline junkies. Shop for unique curious from the flea market while making lasting memories for years to come.

  • Cost: FREE
  • When: 3 February, From 9am to Late
  • Where: 1 Rifle Range Rd, Johannesburg
  • Full Event Info: Prawn & Food Festival

Psy In The Sky

Funemployed Events brings you the 5th installment of Psy In The Sky, as they say "the SKY is just not the same with the absence of PSY"

Are you ready for something a little different? Something wacky, wild and weird? Join them for a fun day out in the skies of Jozi!

A fully local line up packed with some of South Africa's finest DJ's, producers, musicians and artists.

Dj Line Up:

  • Dave Mac vs Josh Mac (Cape Town)
  • Double Story
  • Manifesto
  • Bionic
  • Kinetika
  • Throne
  • Mr Sub

The goal at Funemployed is to take all the beautiful people in Jozi on a unique journey filled with intense magic, joy, love and lots of smiles :) This is a place to come and connect with each other and feel free doing the things that you want to do!

  • Cost:
    • R120 - Early Bird (CLOSED)
    • R150 - Pre Sale
    • R200 - At The Door
  • When: 3 February, 4pm - 2am
  • Where: Constitutional Hill Precinct, 11 Kotze St, Johannesburg
  • Full Event Info: Psy In The Sky

The Farm Inn Night Run/Walk

Join Trail Adventure Night Series for the first ever night run at the Iconic The Farm Inn.

This 5 and 10km run will take place after dark so remember to bring a head torch as runners will not be allowed to partake without one.

There will be a meal afterwards at 5 star venue, The Farm Inn, where you can socialise with other runners.

  • Cost:
    • 5km:
      • R75 - Pre Entry
      • R100 - On The Day
    • 10km:
      • R95 - Pre Entry
      • R120 - On The Day
  • When: 7 February, starts at 7pm
  • Where: Farm Inn Road, Pretoria
  • Full Event Info: The Farm Inn Night Run/Walk

Jackal Dash MTB & Trail Run

Come back swinging in the new year. Northern Farm is bringing you a brand new MTB and trail running experience in 2018. It is just what you need to get your big year of adventure off to a great start.

Experience the beauty and tranquility of Rhenosterspruit and the Crocodile River Reserve on the footsteps of Johannesburg. Just a 20 minute drive from fourways.

Put that New Year's resolution to the test this February. The Jackal Dash hosted by Northern Farm brings you a wide variety of never before raced trails across various distances:

  • 65km MTB Ft. trails from Northern Farm, Rhenosterspruit & the Crocodile River Reserve.
  • 40km MTB Ft. trails from Northern Farm & Rhenosterspruit.
  • 20km MTB Ft. trails from Northern Farm
  • 8km Trail Run Ft. trails from Northern Farm.

Take on the varied terrain with race categories to suit all and get you back into shape for 2018. Early bird entries are now available, entries include a race pack and all finishers will receive a finishers medal on the finish line.

Tip: Redeem your early bird discount now by using the discount code " SUPPORT SA TALENT "
  • Cost:
    • R100 - 8km Trail Run
    • R160 - 20km MTB
    • R220 - 40km MTB
    • R280 - 65km MTB
  • When: 10 February, 6:30am - 11:30am
  • Where: Northern Farm MTB Park, N14, Diepsloot
  • Full Event Info: Jackal Dash MTB & Trail Run

Ultra South Africa 2018 - Johannesburg

ULTRA SOUTH AFRICA, Africa’s largest electronic music festival, proudly announces its return to Johannesburg for its 5th anniversary.

Ultra Music Festival is gearing up to celebrate its 20th anniversary at the flagship event in Miami in 2018, with South Africa celebrating the 5th year of magic. This means that 2018's festival will be bigger than ever before!

This event proves each year just how a dance music festival should look, and will be no different when Ultranauts converge on Nasrec’s gates this February for yet-another mind-blowing electronic music experience.

  • Cost:
    • General Access:
      • R600 - Early Bird (Limited)
      • R800 - Tier 1
      • R950 - Tier 2
    • VIP:
      • R1000 - Early Bird (Limited)
      • R1500 - Tier 1
      • R2000 - Tier 2
    • VVIP:
      • R3000 - Early Bird (Limited)
      • R4000 - Tier 1
  • When: 10 February, 2pm - 2am
  • Where: Nasrec Expo Centre, Nasrec Rd, Johannesburg
  • Full Event Info: Ultra South Africa 2018 - Johannesburg

Kings and Queens of Comedy

One of South Africa’s longest running flagship comedy brands, Kings & Queens of Comedy, is bringing its biggest line-up in six years.

Bringing world-class comedy to Pretoria, this comedy extravaganza sees comic giants from around South Africa entertaining audiences at the Sun Arena.

The show starts at 8pm sharp and is rated PG16

Shining their comical armour and sharpening their witty swords, the stellar line-up includes:

  • Riaad Moosa (MC)
  • Alan Committie
  • Casper de Vries
  • Donovan Goliath
  • Gilli Apter
  • Hannes Brummer
  • Jason Goliath
  • Joey Rasdien
  • Khanyisa
  • Bunu
  • Krijay Govender
  • Leeanda Reddy
  • Marc Lottering
  • Melt Sieberhagen
  • Shimmy Isaacs
  • Sifiso Nene

Always adding a spin to the Kings & Queens of Comedy events, international celebrity beatboxer, Morgan Beatbox, makes a guest appearance. Don’t miss the Kings & Queens of Comedy!

  • Cost:
    • From R150 - R1500
  • When: 10 February, 7pm - 11pm
  • Where: Sun Arena, Times Square, Menlyn Maine, Pretoria
  • Full Event Info: Kings and Queens of Comedy

The Illusionists South Africa Tour

The mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of seven of the most incredible illusionists on earth.

The Illusionists have shattered box office records across the globe and dazzled audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. The non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions.

Audiences will witness stunning acts of grand illusion, levitation, mind reading, and disappearance. The group of world class performers take their cue from the showmanship of the great illusionists of the past such as Harry Houdini and pair it with a new and updated contemporary aesthetic, whose set and costumes design lend the genre theatricality and artistry that has rarely been seen before.

Collectively these performers have been seen by millions of people around the world and this production showcases their incredible talents together on stage for the very first time.

Kids Carnival + Market

A day of celebration of the little ones, come out and enjoy a day with the younger generation, this event is for the whole family.

There will be a wide variety of activities for the kids to enjoy as well as some special grown up activities for the mums and dads.

Enjoy a day of face painting, jumping castles, hoola hoops and of course music. For the adults they have a market area selling food and toys and the Cellar will be selling beer and ciders.

The market will be cash only there will be no card facilities available.
  • Cost:
    • R5 per person
    • Mini Miss Carnival: R300 per child (all entires must make payment and register before the event)
  • Registration:
  • When: 24 February, 10am - 3pm
  • Where: Centurion Theatre, Johannesburg
  • Full Event Info: Kids Carnival + Market

Incubus Live in Pretoria

Multi-platinum alt-rock icons Incubus, are coming to tour South Africa for the first time thin February. The Californian rockers released their eighth album this year, aptly named 8, and are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their first major label album S.C.I.E.N.C.E with a world tour.

The South African leg of the tour will kick off in Pretoria on 24 February at the Voortrekker Monument before hitting Cape Town on 28 February at the Grand Arena, GrandWest and will include support by South Africa’s biggest rock legacy acts. Pretoria fans can look forward to a full day of head-banging, rocking tunes from 12pm to midnight.

Fans will be taken on a musical journey of their vast career, spanning over 20 years of hits and crowd favourites.

  • Cost:
    • From R395
  • When: 24 February, 12pm - 12am
  • Where: Voortrekker Monument & Heritage Site, Pretoria
  • Full Event Info: Incubus Live in Pretoria

Kaya FM Family Day

Family time is quality time. Spend the day with your loved ones on the beautiful lawns of The Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens, at The Kaya FM Family Day- brought to you in proud partnership with African Bank.

Let the kids run free while you sing along to great live music and dance to the beats of your favourite Kaya FM Djs. Don’t forget your umbrellas and gazebos and remember that alcohol is not allowed. Kaya FM Family Day is in proud partnership with African Bank.

  • Cost:
    • R350 - Family of 4 (Online)
    • R150 - Adults (Online)
    • R50 - Children (Online)
  • When: 25 February, 10am - 6pm
  • Where: Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens, Rustenburg
  • Full Event Info: Kaya FM Family Day

March 2018

This March the cities of Joburg and Pretoria are pulling out all the stops. From rocking metal festivals to affairs targeted at the history of the Northmen. This March is said to be a show stopper!

Hobby X Jo'Burg 2018!

Celebrating 20 years of everyone's favourite hobby and craft expo at Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg.

Whether you need ideas and materials to indulge your creativity, are looking for fun ways to de-stress, or want to make money from your hobby, Hobby-X is your go-to expo!

  • Cost:
    • R100 - Adult
    • R20 - Children (Ages 6-12yrs)
  • When: 1 - 4 March, 10am - 5pm
  • Where: Ticketpro Dome, 269 Northumberland Ave, Randburg
  • Full Event Info: Hobby-X Jo'Burg 2018

MetalFeast 2018

MetalHead S.A & Rumours Rock City return to bring you the almighty 'METALFEAST 2018'

An entire day and night with over 14 bands that are ready to bring you nothing but the heat and the metal.

Band Line Up:

  • Only Forever
  • 11th Hour
  • Riddlebreak
  • My Columbine
  • Posthumous
  • Hokum
  • Nerve Zero
  • Forfeit Thee Untrue
  • Adorned In Ash
  • Deadline
  • Lesuth
  • Bleeding Spawn
  • Psordid
  • Resurrection of Fetal Remains
  • Hireath
  • Disarmageddon
  • Polar Dust
  • Therapayne
  • Ssik
  • Chaos Doctrine
  • Savage Lucy
  • Riff Raff
  • Aimed At You
  • State Dependency
  • Hypergiant A.E
  • Fall With Honour

There will be 2 stages of insanity and of course beer, spit braai madness and an entire venue filled with good friends. This is one for the books and an annual event you don't wanna miss!

  • Cost:
    • R150 pp
  • When: 3 March, 11am - 12pm
  • Where: Rumours Rock City, Valley Ln, Ranburg
  • Full Event Info: Metalfeast 2018

Picnic Braai

This will mark the 3rd instalment of the Picnic Braai at Dobsonville Rugby Field.

It is all about a picnic braai where family, colleagues and friends meet over braai, drinks and good music by the hottest DJ's.

Kids will be fully catered for with a demarcated play ground with lots of kid related activities.

Unfortunately no cooler boxes will be permitted as alcohol is available for sale.
  • Cost:
    • R70 - Adults
    • R50 - Children (Ages 2-12yrs)
  • When: 3 March, 10am - 11:59pm
  • Where: Dobsonville Rugby Field, 24 Majova St, Soweto
  • Full Event Info: Picnic Braai

GinFest 2018

The annual Ginfest is around the corner! Spend a relaxing day in the gardens of Kleinkaap Boutique Hotel at GinFest.

With top class Gins, other craft drinks and gorgeous food stalls to tickle your taste buds. There will be a general bar serving up other spirited favourites while live music will entertain you.

There is ample safe secure parking as well as a complementary welcome drink upon arrival.

  • Cost:
    • R100 - Per person
  • When: 3 March, 12pm - 10pm
  • Where: 87 Jim van der Merwe Street Centurion
  • Full Event Info: GinFest 2018

A Viking Thing

"They came out of the mist on an icy wind, and froze the blood of weaker men."

Help the Berserkers raid the shores of Europe in 2018! The South African fighters - you've seen them at Fight-a-Knight - want to fight on the International Full Contact Medieval Combat stage in 2018.

To cover their travel and board, 100% of funds raised at this event will go towards getting them overseas to take on the best fighters the world has to offer.

The festival will feature:

  • Viking Games: Achery, wrestling, stone throwing, tonga-honk (tug-of-war), kubb (viking chess), obstacle course and sword play.
  • Eat, drink and be merry - feasting, mead and ale in the Mead Hall
  • Mead Hall Quiz
  • Viking Vestment Contest: Crete your viking persona
  • Enter the Viking Quest
Dogs are welcome as long as they are kept on their leash at all times.

A true day of viking celebration, learn about the culture and immerse yourself in their world. Sample treats and favourites known to the vikings from the food stalls available or watch one of the many viking games. However you choose to commemorate these great warriors, a day of fun and laughter is sure to be on the cards.

  • Cost:
    • R50 - Online
    • R70 - On the Day
    • R10 - parking Per Car
    • FREE - Kids u12 yrs
  • When: 3 March, 10am - 6pm
  • Where: The Moors Castle, Larsens Rd, Krugersdorp
  • Full Event Info: A Viking Thing

Festival Del Mexico - Val Bonne Country Estate Modderfontein

Yes it is true, they are coming back, and this time they will bring you more music, more friends, more food and a whole lot more tequila!

Cheesey hey?! Not as cheesey as the nachos and buritos you will be served! Wheelchair in Tequila, Fun, Hombres and music yes! Donut join them if you dare!

H2O presents Faithless DJ set - JHB

The author behind the most important tracks in electronic music, and the musical force of the legendary group FAITHLESS DJ set is coming to Johannesburg this March!

This renowned artist from London is responsible for creating some of the most iconic tracks of our time, electronic anthems “Insomnia, “God is a DJ”, “We Come 1”, “Music Matters”, “Salva Mea”, to name a few. Faithless quickly became part of modern music’s hall of fame, selling over 15 million records worldwide.

Sister Bliss has numerous singles and two solo albums, and has also worked side-by-side with music icons such as Boy George, Dido, Example and Robert Smith from The Cure.

The show is designed to be a “one night only” experience for their die hard fans. Expect a music & lighting spectacular at one of Johannesburg's biggest parties.

Tickets are limited so get yours now!!

Food and Beer Pairing - 10 March 2018

Join SAB Wold of Beer for a delectable 3 course meal paired perfectly with the right beer.

Included in the samplings of beer will be the favourite, No 3 Fransen Street range of small batch beers. A trade brewer guides guests through the pairing, explaining how the mouthfeel, flavour and aroma of each beer enhances the flavours and textures of the food.

  • Cost:
    • R503 - per person
  • When: 10 March, 1pm - 4pm
  • Where: 15 Helen Joseph St, Newtown, Johannesburg
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Hunter's presents Raise The Roof

Raise The Roof is a “Super Club” concept presented by 2 of South Africa’s pioneering House Music stables, Soul Candi Live & Soulistic Music®.

This March, Zone 6 in Soweto will be transformed into a “boutique festival”, where the deck wrecking champions of booming bass-lines will be showcased across 4 different stages.

Featuring industry brand heavyweights, Soul Candi Live, Soulistic Music. Until Until, Afrotainment & Authentic Sunday with many more to be announced!

Elrow South Africa Tour 2018 // Johannesburg

After 34 countries, 67 cities and 193 shows, the biggest party in Ibiza finally arrives in South Africa. Join them in a world of music, magic and performances like you have never experienced before.

Experience a showcasing of talent unlike ever before in South Africa, with decor and sound to blow your mind. Allow Elrow to transport you to their world of fun and entertainment, where magic truly lives.

The line up will be announced soon, so check back in with us to see who will be featured at this epic event!

  • Cost:
    • R295 - Phase 1
    • R355 - Phase 2
    • R415 - Phase 3
    • R475 - Phase 4
    • R545 - Final Phase
    • R2000 - VIP (Includes access to a VIP area with bottle service and seating)
  • When: 17 March, 11:59am - 2am
  • Where: The Sheds, 1 Fox St, Ferreiras Dorp, Johannesburg
  • Full Event Info: Elrow South Africa Tour 2018 // Johannesburg

Soshanguve Family Fun Day

Namela Fun rides announces Soshanguve's family fun day, a day of outdoor fun for families taking place at Giant Stadium.

The day will be filled with interactive and fun activities such as Giant Slide, Fossil Digging, Face Painting, Pony Rides (Horse Back Riding), Go Kart racing and many more… The Soshanguve Family Fun day will once again be a spectacular weekend of fun, music and entertainment for all the family.

Activities included in the General Ticket:

  • Giant Water Slides
  • Fossil Digging Competitions
  • Colouring
  • Jumping Castles

Kids Paid Activities (R20 per activity):

  • Instant Photo
  • Mobile Train
  • Face Painting
  • Go Karts

Bring your blankets and chairs and don't forget to pack a coolerbox, stretch out on the lawns and enjoy the show! Food and drink will be available for sale.

There will be NO ATM's at the venue, cash is king with this event.
  • Cost:
    • R50 - Coolerbox
    • R60 - Early Bird Kids (2-12 years)
    • R50 - Early Bird Adult
    • R70 - Kids General Access (2-12 years)
    • R60 - Adults General Access
  • When: 17 March, 9:30am - 5:30pm
  • Venue: Giant Stadium, Buitenkant St, Soweto
  • Full Event Info: Soshanguve Family Fun Day

Soweto Party Bus Tour

Hop aboard the Soweto Party Bus experience this March, hosted by Ethnic Bunch this event promises to be one to remember.

The bus will depart from Pretoria city centre and arrive in Soweto where there will be plenty of fun to be had. The route will have part goers visiting the Orlando Towers, Hector Pietersen Square, Vilakazi Street and then back to Pretoria where the party is only getting started.

  • Cost:
    • R380 - Per person
  • When: 21 March, 10am - 6pm
  • Bookings:
    • 061 632 9794
  • Venue: Pick up in Pretoria
  • Full Event Info: Soweto Party Bus Tour

Midrand 10kms Picnic Hike

Enjoy a day of activity in the great outdoors, so it isn't the wild African outdoors but rather the stunning Modderfontein Nature Reserve.

The morning out will include a 10km walk/hike taken at a leisurely pace to ensure all fitness levels feel comfortable. Nature lovers will then be treated to a picnic braai and light refreshments along the way.

Start the new year on a positive note and get your body moving in a fun and friendly setting with ActVyt Lifestyle.

  • Cost:
    • R390 per person
  • When: 24 March, 6:30am - 11:30am
  • Where: Modderfontein Reserve, Klipfontein, Midrand
  • Full Event Info: Midrands 10kms Picnic Hike

Wonderland Festival - 24th March 2018

Wonderland Festival is South Africa's largest premium u18 festival that showcases artists and acts from across the globe as well as the best of local talent.

As this is an under 18 event there will be no alcohol available for sale or permitted into the venue. This festival is for the youth and showcases artist and acts from across the globe in a safe space for young fans to enjoy themselves.

There are a variety of tickets available as well as a VIP option that includes a meet and greet with your favourite artists and a photo op. Back stage passes are also available giving you a unique peak into the music industry.

  • Cost:
    • Early Bird
      • R99 - General
      • R199 - VIP
      • R599 - VVIP
    • Phase 1
      • R149 - General
      • R299 - VIP
      • R749 - VVIP
    • Final Phase
      • R199 - General
      • R399 - VIP
      • R899 - VVIP
  • When: 24 March, 11am - 10pm
  • Where: Innesfree park, Sandton
  • Full Event Info: Wonderland Festival - 24th March 2018

Rand Show 2018

Experience a world of family fun at the Rand Show this Easter!Families can discover the world of Science & Technology at the Into the Future Expo; have an animal adventure in the Animal Kingdom; try their hand at a new sport at the Sports Expo and discover the latest toys and games at the Kids Expo.

They can also explore the interiors of helicopters and other awesome vehicles at the huge SANDF exhibit, catch the explosive SANDF arena display or wander through the Show Gardens at the Flower & Garden Expo.

Families can view the latest products and services on offer in the Lifestyle Expo or just relax while enjoying the great variety entertainment on offer in the Festival Zone. These are just some of the experiences on offer at the 2018 Rand Show.

  • Cost:
    • R150 - Adult
    • R50 - pensioners over 65 years
    • R50 - Scholars ages 13 - 16 years
    • R20 - Scholars ages 6 - 12 years
  • When: 30 March - 8 April, 10am - 9pm
  • Where: Recreation Rd, Nasrec, Johannesburg
  • Full Event Info: Rand Show 2018

Official Orange Farm Food Festival

The Orange Farm Food Festival is more than just a market, it is a community that brings people together.

This festival showcases local businesses, brands and products directly to the public in a welcoming friendly environment.

Taste of Jozi Food Festival

Come and experience Joburg culture this Easter, with great food, good people and amazing music.

This event is for the whole family, come out and peruse the many stalls on offer at this food festival, you are guaranteed a truly fun filled Jozi lifestyle experience.

  • Cost:
    • R75 - Phase 2
    • R250 - group of 4
    • R550 - group of 10
    • R40 - Kids u13 Access + Rides
  • When: 30 March, 12pm - 11:59pm
  • Venue: Old JHB Train Station, Newtown, Johannesburg
  • Full Event Info: Taste of Jozi Food Festival

Sundowners Pool Party 2018

One of the best ways to celebrate Easter in Jozi is pool side! This Easter, Sundowners are treating party goers to an epic pool party!

Entertainment line up is already confirmed as what looks to be one of the best parties Jozi will see.

Line Up:

  • Bobo
  • Nhlangano
  • Kayb
  • Zozo Mafate
  • Lady Sanda
  • Lloyd
  • Errol
  • Timbre
  • 3sixty

Tickets are limited and selling out fast, so get yours now to avoid disappointment.

  • Cost:
    • R100 - General Online
    • R1000 - VIP for 4
  • When: 31 March from 2pm
  • Venue: Rubycon Pub & Restaurant, 3102 Shinkova, Johannesburg
  • Full Event Info: Sundowners pool party 2018

April 2018

This April the City of Gold is alive with endless possibilities, from show stopping performances to markets and festivals that will bring out the kid in you.

Harry Potter Festival

Have you ever wandered what it would be like to walk the streets of Diagon Alley? Try your hand at Quidditch? If you answered yes, this festival is for you.

Enjoy a tasty butter beer or try your hand at the Harry Potter Quiz and see if you know Harry better than he knows himself. Peruse the stalls and maybe purchase a few books as the Hermoine in you starts to peak out. try your hand at various Hogwarts inspired design.

Whatever you do decide to do, you don't want to miss this one as there is a little Gryffindor inside us all.

  • Cost:
    • Festival: R40 Per person
    • Quiz: R160 Per Team
  • When: 2 April, 10am - 4pm
  • Venue: Rumours Rock City, Valley Ln, Cresta, Randburg
  • Full Event Info: Harry Potter Festival

The Grand White Johannesburg 2018

The Grand White event celebrates its 5th Anniversary in 2018 with an impressive entertainment program. You will be surprised.

A new improved online seating plan helps you to get your preferred seating in advance. Book your seats now! Spend an extraordinary afternoon and evening together with friends and family, at a secret location in your city. Come dressed all in white!

The Grand White will without a doubt become known as one of the most prestigious events once again in 2018. An event where you arrive as strangers and leave as friends! During the afternoon and evening, the guests will enjoy each other's company, delicious food, live music, speeches, comedy, entertainment and much more that promises an unforgettable event.

Guests are welcome to bring their own picnic baskets or purchase them for collection at the event. Liquor Policies will be released later in time depending on City of Johannesburg liquor license granted.

WWE Live South Africa

WWE LIVE is unique blend of sport and entertainment, combining in-ring match action with dramatic entertainment. Bursting with all the drama and energy of a rock concert, in a fun, lively and exciting environment, WWE Live is the ultimate in family entertainment!

WWE returns to South Africa this April and what better place to see all your favourites live than the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg.

Line Up:

  • Roman Reigns vs Samoa Joe
  • RAW Tag Team Championship Match
  • Seth Rollins & Finn Balor vs The Bar
  • Braun Strowman vs Elias
  • Titus Worldwide vs Gallows & Anderson
  • Bayley vs Nia Jax
  • Asuka & Sasha Banks vs Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville
  • Bray Wyatt
  • Matt Hardy

With more fighters to be announced we simply cannot wait to see them go at it at The Grand Area this April.

  • Cost:
    • Ranges from: R405 - R1370 - Book (Online)
  • When: 19 April, 8pm - 11pm
  • Venue: Ticketpro Dome, 269 Northumberland Ave, Randburg
  • Full Event Info: WWE Live South Africa

Castle Lite Unlocks Chance the Rapper

Castle Lite, Africa`s most innovative beer, is again pushing the boundaries of hip hop on the continent by unlocking pioneering artists who are rewriting the rules of artistry.

Unlock Extra Cold as three-time Grammy-winning artist Chance The Rapper shares the stage with three of Africa`s most innovative acts.SA hip hop`s official best newcomer Shane eagle will unlock a new definition of flow, while Nadai Nakai`s scintillating fusion of innovative rhymes and dancehall beats will bring that extra something to the stage. And don`t forget the unique sounds of superstar-in-the-making Frank Casino.

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