Johannesburg Events | Upcoming Events & Things To Do In Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • S20
    • Capsicum Culinary Studio-Full time, Part time & Online studies
    • Knit In Cinema: A Knights Tale
    • 2024 Lead(her)ship Conference
    • Food Ventures
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  • S21
    • Resin Workshop: Coasters
    • WONDERboom Storytellers Afternoon
    • The Well Friends Night of Worship and Praise
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  • M22
    • July 22nd- 5 day International Bartender Course R10,450
  • T23
    • Ghost Corner Tapas & Wine with David Nieuwoudt
    • Echoes of Africa
    • 2024 Coal & Energy Transition Day
  • W24
    • South Africa Sustainable Finance Intensive 2024
    • Mark
  • T25
    • Play4Paws Golf Day
    • Together for Pangolins at CIRCA
    • Find your Nannie helper and caregivers
    • Harry Potter Paint Night Experience
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  • F26
    • Film Screening: Sophie Scholl: Die Letzten Tage (The Final Days) (2005)
    • The Influencer Party
    • Bones at The Irish
    • Beat Buffet
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  • S27
    • Newtown Takeover 2024
    • Joburg French Cine Club FOR KIDS: Once Upon A Forest
    • Shake it off the TRE way with Johan Muller
    • Carnival Extravaganza 2024
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  • S28
    • Secret Sunrise JHB
    • Parkview Potjiekos Competition
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  • M29
    • Monday Chillaz
    • HIV/AIDS Testing Services & Rapid Testing Continuous Quality Improvement Training
    • CELTA
  • T30
    • Workplace Environmental Awareness Training and Field Insight by Specialists
  • W31
    • Wine Club Launch Event
    • Rungo (Bingo for runners)
    • Women's Health Clinic � Open in South Africa
  • Aug
  • T1
    • 1st Thursdays at Arbour Cafe and Courtyard
    • 🎉✨ Join Furnlock and Slide, and SA Sinks at DECOREX Joburg! ✨🎉
    • Free Breastfeeding Classes
    • Skills Excel - Business Intelligence workshop
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  • F2
    • MD '25 Fundraiser: Quiz Night
    • AVBOB FCJ National Seminar
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  • S3
    • ❤️ Liefde By Die Dam JHB ❤️ - SOLD OUT
    • Yu-Gi-Oh! 3v3 TSPORTS Event
    • B2B Fintech Seminar/Meetings
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  • S4
    • Delicious Sunday Sessions Picnic (EastRand)
    • One Piece Card Game [Sunday Tournament]
    • Lemon 'n Limelight
    • Soap Making Class
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  • M5
  • T6
    • African Women In Leadership (AWIL)
    • 8Beats Revue @ The Lyric Theatre
    • Farming God's way training August / September
  • W7
    • #OneCollegeRaffle 2024
  • T8
    • Special Screeings of: My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
    • Dr Gasolo Long Walk To Success
    • Smoking Kills Presents: Bastards & Scoundrels! With The Black Cat Bones, Martin Rocka And The Sick S
  • F9
    • Maverick City + Kirk Franklin Johannesburg (Kingdom Tour)
    • Women's Day Boat Cruise
    • Magalies Camping Experience
    • Young Women in Arts Imbizo
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  • S10
    • International BeautifulYOU fashion Tour
    • Mzansi meets Japan Auto 3.0
    • Women's Conference (Embracing Purpose)
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  • S11
    • Special Screenings of: Dead Poets Society
    • Old Eds Road Race with Discovery Vitality Race 4 of 5
    • Women's Day Celebration in Style
    • Annual Kali Amman Prayer
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  • M12
    • BCC (Braamfontein) cheerleading tryouts
  • T13
    • Odoo Roadshow - Johannesburg
  • W14
  • T15
    • Madikwe Big 5 Photo Safari - August 2024
  • F16
  • S17
    • Totalsports Women's Race Johannesburg
    • Legendary Deep Sessions
    • Anointed Rowphie Ramalisa live recording
    • AmaQhawanentaba FM Awards
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  • S18
  • M19
  • T20

Events in Johannesburg

Johannesburg, the largest city of South Africa, is a very vibrant, fascinating and spell-bounding city with many great attractions. Gold Reef City is the major attraction, offering 4D theatre, fascinating theme park, exciting casino and world best restaurants which run 24x7. Next is the World heritage Historic Site called the Cradle of Mankind which contains historical caves full of fossils of extinct species dating back to 2-3 million years old? The site is a great place to know about the history and evolution of mankind. The next is the world-class museum called the Apartheid Museum which portrays the apartheid period through breath-taking, interactive displays and films. The Lion Park is next attractive spot to visit if you love wildlife. Africa's largest football stadium the FNB stadium is also worth visiting. Some of the great events of the city are Motswako-Afrika Rising Festival, Roots of Humankind Festival, Basha Uhuru Freeom Festival, Parklife Festival, and Joburg Shopping Festival. Hence it is a must-visit kind of city.

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Things To Do In Johannesburg

Explore the best of things to do in Johannesburg! From catching a show to dining at a popular restaurant, here are a few things that you definitely shouldn’t miss:

  1. Shop from the local market of local flavours and crafts at Neighbourgoods Market.

  2. Use Gautrain for the mode of transportation, which has world-class modern rapid rail and bus service.

  3. Take a guided tour of Lion & Safari Park, where you will encounter the wildlife of South Africa.

  4. Go for hiking or picnicking with your friends at Witpoortjie Waterfall.

  5. Enjoy the nightlife of Johannesburg at Maboneng, the party hub of the city.

  6. Spend a thrilling day with your friends, getting entertained at Gold Reef City.

  7. Take a guided day tour of Johannesburg to learn about the culture and the places of Johannesburg.

  8. A Half-Day Safari Tour by Zipline of the Magaliesberg Mountains is as fun as it sounds.

  9. Lose yourself in the shopping spree that you wanted for so long at The Mall of Rosebank.

  10. Have a wonderful time at Mad Giant Brewery by drinking and eating the finest of Johannesburg.

Places To Visit In Johannesburg

All the amazing things to do are very much aligned with the places to visit in Johannesburg. There are beautiful attractions, restaurants, pubs and a lot more. Here’s a glimpse of Johannesburg for you:

  1. Take a visual and audio tour of the emotional journey through South Africa's history.

  2. Visit Constitution Hill, which provides a fascinating insight into South Africa's history that is a former prison.

  3. Cradle of Humankind is the most crucial paleo-anthropological area and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  4. Pretoria National Botanic Garden is too beautiful to miss out on.

  5. The Lindfield Victorian House Museum is a mesmerizing preserved middle-class Victorian home constructed by Herbert Baker.

  6. Learn about the story of military conflicts and highlights of WWII at the South African National Museum of Military History.

  7. The collection of African art at the Wits Art Museum is truly worth your time.

  8. Take a tour of Mandela House, where the revolutionary Nelson Mandela stayed. You'll find mementos from his and his wife's life.

  9. Pay tribute to the Sowetan school children who were massacred in 1976 by the police at Hector Pieterson Museum.

  10. Check out animals like rhinos and giraffes at Johannesburg Zoo.

Weekend Getaways Johannesburg

Take a break from the rut, discover the best weekend getaways from Johannesburg and move out:

  1. Golden Gate Highlands National Park is an excellent place for a romantic getaway for couples.

  2. Woodbush Forest Reserve in Magoebaskloof is an excellent place for hiking lovers.

  3. Check out wildlife and the animals like cheetah and brown hyena at Pilanesberg.

  4. Monate Conservation Lodge, near Mookgophong, will be a very relaxing getaway for the weekend near Johannesburg.

  5. Go on a fishing trip at Brookwood Estate and trout farm, near Krugersdorp.

  6. Camping will be fun with your family at Badplaas.

  7. Practice archery or enjoy horseback riding at Hollybrooke Farms.

  8. Enjoy activities like balloon safaris, game drives and bush braais.

  9. Rent a Quad bike or mountain bike to drive at Komati Gorge Lodge, Machadodorp.

  10. Visit Lesedi Cultural Village or go hot-air ballooning, at Houtbosdorp, Broederstroom.

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