Joburg Weekly Guide
Sandton City Christmas Village
And so we begin the final chapter of 2019. The year-end holidays are on the horizon, the city is coming alive with plenty of summer fun and, of course, Christmas and New Year’s are just around the bend. It’s time to tie up all those loose ends, finalise your vacay plans and get jolly. Here’s a few highlights to ensure you make the most of the last 27 days of the year.
Sandton City Christmas Village
Sandton City is the new home of the festive Christmas Village! From 4 – 9 December, experience the magic of a traditional European market, indulge in festive treats and enjoy daily carols and movie screenings. This is a holiday season must.
At Cresta Shopping Centre, the festive season is all about enjoying fun-filled experiences and making memories with your loved ones. So, don’t miss their exciting holiday entertainment lineup, jam-packed with fun for the kids, photos with Santa, Christmas carols, extended shopping hours and much more

Killarney Mall is going all out this festive season! From 02 – 13 December, they’ll have a jolly lineup of fun-filled entertainment and festive activities perfect for the whole family. Expect plenty of fun for the kids; a delightful Festive Food Market filled with delicious treats and local artisan handmade gifts; the chance to win your share of R46 000 worth of prizes and the opportunity to give the gift of kindness

Craving a little mystery and suspense this December? Then don’t miss the murder mystery movie of the year, Knives Out, now on at cinemas nationwide. Featuring a stellar cast, intrigue, betrayal and whiplash plot twists that’s guaranteed to keep you guessing until the very end, this is a movie you need to see this festive season. 

And now for our Top 5 recommendations for this week:
Celebrate the festive season the artisan way at KAMERS/Makers 2019 Irene, heading to Cornwall Hill College from Tuesday to Sunday. Expect everything from beautifully handcrafted decor and fashion to delicious artisan food and wine.
Meet the new kid on the culinary block - Ethos! From the brilliant minds behind The Rock, this newly-opened modern Mediterranean delight is a must-visit. Plus, they’ve got exquisite vegan dishes you need to try. 
For one of the merriest festive markets in the city, don’t miss the Fourways Farmers Market Christmas Night Markets starting this Friday, perfect for all your holiday season shopping and feasting. 
The city is definitely heating up, and we know just the thing to keep you cool - the Gauteng Ice Cream Run at the Turffontein Racecourse this Sundae.
Embrace balmy summer by heading to the Mediterranean Festival at Sylvia’s Market this Sunday. There’ll be plenty of delicious cuisine, family fun, dancing and music to enjoy. 

Have a fantastic week!

The Team



The Final Stretch

Festive Feasts
‘Tis the season to be feasting! Spend quality time with your loved ones and indulge with these festive Christmas lunches around the city. 

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summer to do list
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foodie markets
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What's On
wonder of lights
With over 100 imported Christmas lights on display, The Wonderland Of Lights at the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens is a must-see.

wine not
How will you be ringing in the New Year? Wine Not head to Levelthree Premium Bar to party all night and into the wee hours of 2020 in style?

It’s almost time! Marvel Universe Live will delight fans of all ages at Time Square with a Marvel spectacular like no other this January. 

Don’t forget to get your tickets to Afropunk Fest Joburg 2019. It’s two days of dancing, feasting, mingling and having a blast before 2020 arrives.

If you missed our last edition, click here.
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