Major First Thursdays hotspots in the neighbourhood include Reserve Street, Wits Art Museum, The Grove square and the area around the corner of De Beer and Juta Streets.
November First Thursdays Braamfontein highlightsPuma x #SelectSessions
This month's free Puma Select Session in the courtyard of the uber-cool Puma Select store is headlined by South African dance music icon Kid Fonque, who launches his new album, Stay True Sounds Volume 2, at the party. Entrance is free, but you must register online first. Those wearing Puma gear also get to skip the queue.
First Thursdays at Wits Art Museum
Wrapping up 2019, this last First Thursdays at WAM party celebrates music, art and activism with a live performance by SAMA-nominated ethno-soul musician Siseko Pame and a new exhibition of works by local artist Senzo Shabangu. Admission is free, the concert starts from 19:00.
Township Kwavele Kwashuba
Kitcheners Carvery Bar celebrates township subcultures, including pantsula dancing and kwaito music at the Township Kwavele Kwashuba party's Street Bash in the City Edition. The event includes live performances and DJ sets and a variety of stalls selling gear from local brands. Entrance costs R30.