Friday Dec 14 - Sunday Dec 16
10823A Pooe St, cnr Ramushu St, Orlando West, Soweto
A fun community event, the Makhelwane Festival takes place in and around the streets of Mzimhlophe, Soweto. Locals open their gardens and homes to the public with food stalls, live music, DJs, film screenings, poetry readings and art exhibitions as well as cookery classes all on offer. Headline music acts performing at this year's festival include Nigerian saxophonist and singer Femi Koya.There's also the option to camp over for the whole weekend at Lebo's Soweto Backpackers while you enjoy the festival and combine a visit to the festival with other fun activities on offer at the backpackers including yoga sessions and bicycle tours.