Your Weekly Joburg Guide 
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Can you feel the buzz in the air? The excitement is unmistakable. Traffic is slowly dying down, schools will soon be closing for the summer holidays and year-end celebrations are taking over the city. And of course, who can forget Black Friday next week and the imminent festive season thereafter? We can’t miss all the sale reminders and tinsel everywhere we go! The holidays can’t get here soon enough. 
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The biggest handbag sale of the year is back! Don’t miss Via La Moda’s amazing Black Friday Sale from 28 - 30 November, where you can get up to 70% off genuine leather handbags and accessories, while stocks last. Make sure you diarise this date
Win a Romantic Getaway at Irene Country Lodge, Autograph Collection! On top of all the relaxation and tranquility, they also offer fun, activities to delight the kids this Festive Season. Book your stay now. 

Other than the unpredictable bursts of rain we’ve had lately, we’ve had some rather lovely weather. Summer is practically here and it’s time to get out and about in the city and enjoy it. And what better way to do this than by visiting a few restaurants with stunning gardens for some outdoor dining? Here’s a few suggestions. 

And now for our Top 5 recommendations for this week:

Don’t miss all the local and international cinematic talent at the third annual Joburg Film Festival, taking place from Tuesday to Sunday at various locations throughout the city.
Looking for a little bit of laughter? Don’t miss Alan Committie’s brand new stand-up show, Class(y) Clown, taking centre stage at the Pieter Toerien Theatre from tonight until 01 December.
This Friday, Melrose Arch will officially be switching on all the dazzling lights of their ever-popular Destination Christmas light display with a special ceremony featuring some of South Africa’s most popular singers! 
Delight your taste buds this Saturday at the Pretoria Cheese & Wine Festival at 012 Central. Expect only the best local cheese, wines, craft beer and gin on offer. It’s going to be delicious.
Another must this Saturday and Sunday is the Wade Bales Cap Classique & Gin Affair at the Southern Sun Hyde Park. What better way to celebrate the start of the festive season?

Have a wonderful week!

The Team



Getting Ready For The Festive Season

In spirit of World Vegan Month, we went in search of the best vegan breakfasts to kickstart your day. They’re absolutely delicious! 

The famed Lacuna Bistro at The Maslow Sandton has a new captain at the helm - Chef Mnyayiza - and we can't wait to tell you all about it. 

Black Friday is just around the corner and Gold Reef City has some awesome entertainment Black Friday deals waiting for you.

The Christmas market season has officially begun and there’s still plenty more happening around the city to get you into the festival spirit.

What's On
Don’t miss all the mischievous magic of Dr Seuss’ The Cat In The Hat, heading to The National Children’s Theatre this December. 

Stop school holiday boredom in its tracks by taking the kids to see the spectacular Peter Pan On Ice at the Teatro at Montecasino this December. 


Catch conductor Richard Cock and the Symphony Choir of Johannesburg at the Linder Auditorium for some merry Christmas carols.

Sun City turns 40 this December! And to celebrate, they’ll be throwing an epic birthday party at the Valley Of The Waves. Don’t miss it!

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