Your Weekly Joburg Guide 
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And just like that, another exciting, eventful and busy year has come to an end. So, from all of us here at HQ, we bid you all adieu, merry everything and happy always! We’ll see you again in 2019, ready and waiting to take on the city and everything it has to offer. But until then, take care, keep well, safe travels and be merry. Now, let's get Blitzened!
Time Square
Party into 2019 like a rockstar at the biggest and hottest NYE bash EVER - the Blockbuster Block Party at Time Square. Expect 12 hours of entertainment, 13 awesome DJs and many midnight memories. Don’t miss it!

To save you a few bucks this festive season, Mastercard® and Taxify have joined forces to bring you this exclusive offer for when you need to get around the city. Download the Taxify App from either the App Store or Google Play, load your Mastercard® as your payment method, enter the promo code MASTERCARD and request your first trip for FREE*. This offer covers a trip up to the value of R250. 

Get comfortable with Dial-a-Bed this festive season and get 20% off on your online order of Simmons Beautyrest Mattress or bed sets and Sealy Pocket Spring Mattress or bed sets... But you better hurry, this offer is only valid from 18 – 24 December 2018.

Still on the hunt for the perfect gift for that special someone? Don’t worry, will certainly have the ideal gift set in mind. There’s something for everyone on your gift list… PLUS if this is your first online order, use the promo code HELLO18 to get 15% off! Christmas shopping has never been this easy! Click here to find out more about the gift sets. 

For some fun in the sun this holiday season, don’t miss the fun-filled 10-day summer extravaganza, The Savanna Summer Splash Festival 2018 at Harties Harbour from 23 December - 01 January. There’ll be everything from awesome music, swimming pools and water slides to boat cruises, braais and so much more. Book now!

And now for our Top 5 recommendations for this week:

Let African Pride Irene Country Lodge spoil your stockings off this festive season with a FREE night on them.
How about a little bit of laughter? Get into the jolly spirit with the Skhumba Hlophe’s festive Xmas Laughs Comedy Show taking centre stage at the Lyric Theatre.
Enjoy some theatre with a dash of comedy with the hilarious must-see, The Play That Goes Wrong, at the Pieter Toerien Theatre. Season ends early January.
Expect everything from festive treats and family-friendly entertainment to a lovely night market and more at the Walter Sisulu Picnic & Market Under The Stars on Saturday.
And the magic doesn’t end there! Catch the breathtakingly beautiful, Billions Bubble Show, starting at Time Square in Pretoria this Thursday

Happy holidays and see you in 2019!

The Team



In Case You Missed It

NYE 2018
Have you made plans for NYE yet? If not, check out these dinners, parties and celebrations around the city that’ll be welcoming 2019 with a bang.

gift shopping
There’s still time to get all your Christmas gift shopping done! And if you need ideas for him, her, the kids or stocking fillers, check out our guide here.

sun city
It’s not too late to plan an exciting December holiday at Sun City! And to keep the little ones busy, they have plenty of holiday fun in store.

You don’t need to leave the city to enjoy a well-deserved holiday. Why not take advantage of these staycation deals throughout the city?

What's On
film festival
Are you a fan of Jan Harlan? Then make sure you don’t miss out on the fourth instalment of the South African International Film Festival.

Indie pop rock icons, The CURE, will be taking centre stage at the much-anticipated Rock on the Lawns next March. Get your tickets now!


The magic of the the classic, Sleeping Beauty, will be coming to life at the Joburg Theatre by the talented on oh-so-graceful by Joburg Ballet.

Straight from the West End stage, Richard Shelton brings you an evening of Frank Sinatra’s best songs, accompanied by the Joburg Big Band. 

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