Joburg weekly events guide: Thu Dec 1 – Wed Dec 7

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Each week we round up the latest happenings so you don’t miss them! For a full guide to what’s on in Joburg, explore our events calendar here and subscribe to our newsletter published every Thursday morning.

From left to right: Baseline SUMMER at Constitution Hill, Johannesburg Queer Chorus performance Starry Sky Victoria Yards Christmas Market, SA Fashion Week pop-up at Mall Of Africa.

Here’s our pick of events to put on your calendar.

At the Market

Until Mon, Jan 2 – Take the kids to see The Christmas Village at Emperors Palace.
Fri, Dec 2 – Sun, Dec 4 –  Enjoy artisanal halaal food and goods, at the Halaal Goods Market, at 1 Fox Street Precinct.
Sun, Dec 4 – Shop for vintage fashion items at Fourways Farmer's Market Thrift pop-up
Sun, Dec 4 – Victoria Yards returns with First Sundays special Christmas edition.
Sun, Dec 4 – Rosebank Sunday Market hosts a special Christmas market.

Vintage, Antiques and Collectables 

Until Sun Dec 4 – A feast of art, furniture, jewellery, vintage accessories, carpets and other must-have items at Russell Kaplan's Grande and Festive Wunderkammer Auction.
Sat, Dec 3 and Sun, Dec 4 – Shop for antique treasure at Brooklyn's Antique Fair and Nelson Mandela Antique Fair.

For the kids 

Thu, Dec 1 – Tue, Dec 27 –  The Festive City at Sandton City hosts a fun programme of holiday-themed activities for the kids

On stage 

Sun, Dec 4 –  Get your tickets for Johannesburg Queer Chorusperformance Starry Sky.
Until Sat, Dec 24 – Catch Disney Princess The Little Mermaid Jr. at Joburg Theatre.
Until Sat, Dec 24 – The family will love this! Book your tickets for Janice Honeyman's dazzling Adventures in Pantoland.
Until Fri, Dec 23 – Book your tickets to see Sinbad The Sailor at Teatro at Montecasino. People are raving about it. 

Get your wheels spinning

Thu, Dec 1 –  Join Critical Mass for a mass cycle around the Joburg inner-city on the first Thursday of every month.

City sounds this week

Sat, Dec 3 –  Bassline SUMMER at Constitution Hill ends the year off with an exciting music line-up
Thu, Dec 1, 19:00 – Head to Mix Cocktail Bar for V is for Vinyl every Thursday
Fri, Dec 9, 19:00 until late – In-Tune with Nutty Nys, Brownpepper Rann, Symatics, and Bon Bon Vie at Mix Cocktail Bar. Book with
Just about any nightfind jazz in the city with this list.

First Thursday in Joburg 

Thu, Dec 1 –  Pop by First Thursdays at 44 Stanley to shop local brands, and view art or First Thursdays at Keyes Art Mile to enjoy fancy cocktails and vinyl music. 
Thu, Dec 1 – Enjoy burgers and wine alongside groovy DJ tunes at Open Slice 99 Juta in Braam.

On the Runway

Fri, Dec 2 –  Enjoy a showcase from young black designers at Soweto Fashion Week.
Fri, Dec 2 – Sun Dec 4 – SA Fashion Week hosts a pop-up shop at Crystal Court in the Mall of Africa.

In the evening 

Thu, Dec 1 and Thu, Dec 8 –  Parkhurst hosts its annual festive season late-night shopping evenings called Candle Light Thursdays.

Football fever

Where to watch the World Cup in Joburg – we found all the best spots

To see what's coming up – head straight to our events calendar and read our art highlights here.

Runway styling with @michaelludwigstudio at the Sa Fashion Week pop-up
Hazelnut and Banana French Toast from Open Slice 


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