Your Weekly Joburg Guide 
Guess what? It’s Wednesday. You know what that means, right? Yup, it’s one day closer to the weekend… and payday! But until then, we’ll be working the days away and daydreaming about all the retail therapy, dining out, mingling and exploring we’ll be getting up to once Friday COB graces us with its presence. There are plenty of awesome musts lined up, we can’t wait!
Time to go on a rocking adventure at Emerald Resort & Casino! Don’t miss Jo Black en Vriende by die Emerald this weekend and One Night with Mi Casa, Lady Zamar and DJ Shimza in June.
Weekends are meant for long strolls and shopping through stunning markets. And lucky for us, Joburg is packed with markets! Here’s a list of a few of our favourites. And if you’re a market stall owner that’s in need of a point of sales solution, Yoco has got you covered. Click here to get more information about making the switch from physical to electronic, faster and safer transactions.

If you’re adventurous and love trying something new when it comes to dining out in the city, then why not suss out the brand-new, African-inspired, Urban moyo in the heart of Sandton? They invite you to gather, celebrate and feast around their fire and experience their fresh take on live-fire cooking

Is the mid-year slump hitting a little early this year? Well, nothing a luxurious bush veld getaway with the family can’t fix! And we know exactly where you can stand a chance of winning one. Head to Mall of the South, spend R300 or more and keep that till slip safe, it could be your winning ticket. Click here to find out how to enter. 

And now for our Top 5 recommendations for this week:

The Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra will be kicking off their winter season as of today, featuring international musicians and beautiful music that’ll certainly delight. 
Thinking of giving your home a makeover? Get the latest design trends and decor inspiration at Design Joburg, taking place at Sandton Convention Centre from Friday to Sunday
Brides-to-be, gather your bridesmaids, head to Emperors Palace and enjoy a full weekend of shopping, planning fun and inspiration at the East Rand Wedding Show.
Enjoy sipping on wine, indulging in delicious cuisine and soaking up the autumn sun at the Groves & Vineyards Festival this Saturday and Sunday. Plus, we have two double tickets to give away. Enter now. 
Arrive hungry at the Weekend Market’s Prawn Festival this Saturday. There will be prawns galore, plenty of entertainment, a beer garden and more.

See you next week!

The Team



Fun In The City

We agree that finding the perfect spot for that wine craving you’ve been having feels somewhat like heaven and we’ve got the right bars for you.

It’s getting cold outside, but it doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Keep the kids entertained this winter with these indoor play spots around the city.

dark carnival
Have you heard? The online geek haven, Dark Carnival, has found its new home - at Montecasino! Plus, they brought a dragon along with them.

sandton gate
Situated just outside the Sandton CBD, along Sandton Drive, lies the brand-new Sandton Gate which is set to be South Africa’s first smart eco-city. 

What's On
Petrol heads, this event is certainly going to get your excitement revving! Get ready for the next exciting edition of Cars, Coffee & Donuts.

The chilly season will soon be taking over the city. Bedfordview Night Market will be welcoming winter with an aptly themed market.


Warm up from the inside out with wine, food and some more wine at the Tops At Spar Wine Show early this June at Montecasino. 

baby expo
Spend some quality family time together while doing a little shopping at this moms and tots (and dads!) expo. There’s something for the whole family. 

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