Joburg -Events Guide 27Aug

Franshoek Food and Wine Festival

The festival will showcase top chefs and fine wine producers from the Franschhoek Wine Valley that will entice even the most discerning foodies. The Johannesburg Symphony Orchestra will also be performing at the event.

28 – 30 Aug @ 6pm (Fri) 12:30pm & 6pm (Sat), 12:30pm (Sun)


Montecasino. No. 1 Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways. (Tel) 011-510-7000


Gauteng Getaway Show

With more than 250 exhibitors offering travel, outdoor and aventures activities theres bound to be something for everyone. Plan your next vacation or weekend away with the right advice and ideas available at this expo.

28 – 28 Aug @ 10am (Fri), 9am (Sat, Sun)

R40 – R70

TicketPro Dome. Cnr of Northumberland Road and Olievenhout Avenue, North Riding. (Tel) 011-794-5800


Home and Lifestyle Expo 

Killarney Mall will be hosting their Home and Lifestyle Expo featuring everything from DIY, Design and Décor to Food, wine and healthy living. 

25 – 30 Aug @ 9am


Killarney Mall. 60 Riviera Road, Killarney. (Tel) 011-646-4657


Pinotage on Tap

Enjoy great food, music and of course great wines at Val Bonne Country Estate brought to you by Diemersfiontein and Pinotage On Tap.

29 Aug @ 12:30pm

R410 – R1250

Val Bonne Country Estate. 1 Arden Road, Johannesburg. (Tel) 084-460-8564


Spring Beer Festival

Stonehaven on Vaal will be celebrating their annual Spring Beer Festival this weekend. Get to taste a variety of beers including 3 special batches from South African Breweries.

29 Aug @ 12pm

R20 – R60

Stonehaven on Vaal. Off the R57, Vanderbijlpark. (Tel) 016-982-2951


Bidvest Wits vs Ajax Cape Town

The MTN8 showcases the top 8 teams in local South African soccer based on the standing from the previous season. This weekend Bidvest Wits take on Ajax Cape Town.

30 Aug @ 3pm

R40 – R80

Wits University. 1 Jan Smuts Avenue, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-717-1000


Prince of Wales Polo Cup 2015

The semi finals of 108th Prince of Wales Polo Cup takes place this weekend. Pack a picnic basket and relax on the East bank while enjoying the Polo Tournament or enjoy a lounge experience on the West Bank.

29 Aug @ 11am

R150 – R1200

Waterfall Polo Estate. Cnr Maxwell Drive and Woodmead Road, Midrand. (Tel) 082-411-2241


Awaken: Sensory Theatre

Sensory Theatre is evening of variety entertainment with a five course dinner followed by a DJ dance party. Booking essential!

28, 29 Aug 

R400 – R600

The Venue. 17 The High Street, Melrose Arch. (Tel) 011-214-4300


Wickefoods 4th Pop Up Dinner

For one night only, Wickedfood Cooking school will be hosting a pop up dinner consisting of 6 courses. This is a great space to meet other food lovers or to invite a group of friends and family.

29 Aug @ 6pm


Wickedfood Cooking School. Cnr Rivonia and Navaisha Road, Sunninghill, 4th Floor in The Square Shopping Centre. (Tel) 076-236-2345