Your Weekly Joburg Guide 
‘Tis the season to be indulging! It’s cold outside, so you can’t blame us for wanting to tuck into as much comfort food, coffee, hot chocolate and wine as we possibly can. We can worry about those summer bodies next month. For now, we’re just going to enjoy all the wintery guilty pleasures while ticking off all the seasonal to-do adventures in the city. Who’s with us?
Have you heard? Cresta Shopping Centre has just opened their beautiful, new CrestAquarium that will delight shoppers, both young and old, while spreading the word on conservation awareness.
Who’s excited for the action-packed Rugby World Cup 2019™ in Japan later this year? We know we are! And to add to the excitement, Mastercard® is offering you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! Simply tap your contactless Mastercard® at Pick ‘n Pay and you could stand the chance of winning a trip to this rugby extravaganza. Click here for more details. 

Need to step up your skincare routine? Clarins has an amazing offer waiting for you. For that beautiful glow, get 2 x 30ml Clarins Double Serums for only R1 250 (valued at R1870). That’s a full 50ml Double Serum, plus a little bit more. This is an online exclusive offer only, so visit before 12 July to get yours now. 

Speaking of indulging in lots of java, we decided to go hunting for some of the best gourmet coffee spots in the city to get our caffeine fix. There’s nothing better than a hot cuppa Joe on a cold winter’s day! Here’s a few of our favourites for you to suss out for yourself. 

And now for our Top 5 recommendations for this week:

School holidays may be over, but it doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Cradlestone Mall will be treating kids to a fun-filled Under The Sea experience until 31 July
Warm up with a glass or two of wine at the Cellar Rats Winter Wine Festival at Bosheuvel Country Estate this Saturday
Oh la la! The Field Market will be bringing a stunning French affair to the city this Saturday in celebration of Bastille Day. Expect lots of wine, baguettes, cheese, croissants, macaroons, crêpes, lawn games and more.
Love G&T? Then don’t miss out on the East Rand Gin Festival this Saturday. There’ll be over 40 gins to sample, good food, live music and jumping castles for the kids.
Take a trip down Memory Lane with Here’s To You – The Simon & Garfunkel Songbook at the Pieter Toerien Theatre until 28 July

Have a fantastic week!

The Team



What To Do This July

If you are looking for something to get involved in on Mandela Day, we’ve got a bunch of places for you. Here's where to celebrate and give back. 

Re-opening on 22 August 2019, the brand-new Fourways Mall is set to be the second largest shopping arena in the country.

Melrose Gallery
Have you ever been to the Melrose Gallery? If not, then be sure to pay a visit to this Pan African gallery space to soak up some inspiration and beauty.

vegan pizza
Eating out can be challenging for a vegan as not many restaurants cater to this lifestyle. Which is why we went in search of a few spots worth visiting. 

What's On
This action-packed event isn’t just about pushing your physical limits, it’s also all about the food trucks, live music and craft beer at the finish line!

Tickle your funny bone with comedy royalty at this laughter-filled festival taking centre stage at Emperors Palace this Women’s Day. 


Treat the family to a thrilling airshow later this August at Air Force Base Swartkop. Expect everything from incredible planes to breathtaking stunts.

As part of the Magalies Rocks the Cradle 2019 celebrations, don’t miss the MRTC Wine & Craft Festival jam-packed with wine, cheese, music and craft beer.

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