Joburg weekly events guide 2023: Thu Jan 19 – Wed Jan 25

19 Jan 2023
Joburg's event scene is picking up with something fun for everyone! For a full guide to what’s on in Joburg, explore our events calendar here and subscribe to our newsletter published every Thursday morning.

Pictured from left to right: Berry picking at The Field Berry Farm; My French Fil Festival; Makhelwane Fest in Soweto

On screen 

Sat Jan 21 – Take the kids to watch Classic Movie Kids: The Neverending Story at The Bioscope Cinema
Until Mon Feb 13 – Stream a feast of the best contemporary French films at the annual online My French Film Festival 

Chinese New Year in Johannesburg

Sun, Jan 22 – Sat, Feb 4 – The Chinese Lunar New Year or Spring Festival kicks off with traditional festivies taking place in the city. Have a look at our guide to where to celebrate in Joburg

Date Night

Every Thu –  Spice up date night at The Marabi Club with a three-course meal, complimentary wine, and live music 

At the market

Every Sat and Sun until April – Take a drive to the The Field Berry Farm Market for raspberry picking  
Sat, Jan 21 and Sun, Jan 22 – Have fun at the Fourways Farmer's Market in scenic Modderfontein

City sounds 

SunJan 29 – Jazzuary Series takes you through groovy jazz and soul sounds at Native Rebels in Soweto

A head's up for later this month – don't miss...

Jan 28 – Jan 29 Book your tickets for Sip in the City two-day wine festival in Braamfontein.
Jan 28 – Jan 29 Mall of Africa closes off January with end-of-season sales at their Shopping Weekend Out.
Jan 29 – The Bioscope Comedy Sundays are back!
Jan 29 – Head to Parkview for Sunday Sessions at Blind Tiger Café.
Jan 28 Jan 29 Celebrate local Soweto culture at the Makhelwane Festival.

Nan Hua Temple's annual Chinese New Year Celebrations
The Neverending Story at The Bioscope Cinema 


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