Each year Johannesburg hosts a very colourful calendar of events:
Alfred Dunhill Championship at Houghton Golf Course
FNB Dance Umbrella
Recognised on the international dance scene as the platform for the most cutting edge of South African Dance.
Easter Treasure Hunt , Johannesburg Zoo, Saxonwold
Tel: 011-646 2400
A fun-filled day for the family, with a variety of activities on offer.
May – August
Sappi Picnic Concerts, Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden, Roodepoort.
These concerts showcase a variety of performing arts in a natural environment.
94.7 International Fashion Week, Gallagher Estate Midrand
Massive sale with up to 70% discounts on major fashion brands.
Decorex SA at Gallagher Estate.
One of South Africa’s best known and attended interior décor and design shows.
Tel: 011-549 8300
International Arts Alive Festival.
A series of festivals operating under a broad umbrella, including Dance@Arts Alive, the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz Festival, Jazz on the Lake, Soweto
Youth Cultural Festival, the Alexandra Children’s Festival, The NSO at the Linder Auditorium, experimental drama at The Market Theatre and Rhythms Out of Africa.
Johannesburg Gay Pride Festival
Highlight of the Joburg lesbian and gay calendar since its inception in 1990.
Cell: 082-625 0179
Good Food & Wine Show, Gallagher Estate
Tel: 021-797 4548
Africa’s largest food, wine and lifestyle event in which top chefs show off the latest culinary trends in an interactive format.
Winex, Sandton Convention Centre
Tel: 011-482 5936
One of South Africa’s best consumer wine and food festivals.
Pick ‘n Pay 94.7 Cycle Challenge, AA Kyalami Race Track
Tel 011-463 2743
The world’s second largest one day timed cycle race (after the Pick 'n Pay/Argus Cycle Tour in Cape Town), with some 25 000 entrants annually.