The first weekend of the month in Joburg – First Thursday and other firsts

06 Jun 2024
The first week of the month is always a busy one in Joburg, and several places have monthly recurring events to help you celebrate that pay cheque in style. Here are all the events you can add to your calendar to make sure you're kickstarting your month right. 

First Thursday

From 16:00Love2Love joins forces with Acid Food & Wine Bar for a vibrant night of Vietnamese street food, delicious wine, and fun music.
From 17:00Keyes Art Mile's galleries and restaurants stay open late to bring you the biggest edition of First Thursdays yet with Trevor Stuurman ready to snap your portrait in the photo booth (powered by American Express), new exhibitions, music, an art quiz, and so much more⁠
From 18:00 – Walk 8,000 steps through historic Soweto, visiting landmarks like Confrontation Corner, and enjoy dinner, drinks, and performances on FunkItImWalking's First Thursday Night Tour.
From 18:00 – Become an artist this First Thursday with wine, and canvases awaiting your artistic creations at Artwave Studio at 44 Stanley.
From 18:00 – Rap along to Mzansi hip-hop classics with Afri-Sauti's African karaoke night at Karaoke Kong.
From 18:00
Play Braam extends its hours for a First Thursday full of tasty food and drinks, local art and brands, and some cheeky speed-dating at Loco.
From 18:30 – Head over to Arbour Café's courtyard for some First Thursday tunes.
From 19:00 – Party for a purpose at Gallery Art Bar with DJs benefitting Little Gems Special Needs Care.
From 19:00 – Origin Art's popular art quiz separates the Van Goghs from the Van Nobodies at Keyes Art Mile. 

For more on what to do in Joburg, stay up to date with all of Joburg's weekly events here and find out which exhibitions you need to see here.


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