SA Insider: Get lit in the City of Gold this weekend

2017-11-19 08:30 - Ishani Chetty
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Johannesburg is keeping you on your feet this weekend with a busy line up of events - from heading to the Social Music and Food festival to partying up a bigger storm at the Open water festival. Jozi has the Ke-Dezemba feel in the air. Head to the Pirates club to bite into a juicy burger and chips to celebrate Fry-day or sip on a refreshing G&T at the Gin and Tonic festival

The holiday fever has arrived, where will you be enjoying the summer for the weekend of the 24 - 26 November? 

Friday, 24 November 

SEE: An international renowned house DJ Noir perform live at The Soical Music and Food Festival at Val Bonne Estate - it is packed with delicious local foods and the best in electronic dance music. Tickets cost R150  to R 2 000 and can be purchased here. The festival is open from 14:00 - 02:00. 

DO: Seize the weekend mood at Wine not - open from 16:00 - 02:00 at Levelthree Premium. Tickets cost R100 before 18:00, thereafter it is R150 for woman and R 80 for men, tickets can be purchased at the door. There will be snacks and a complimentary glass of wine. 

TASTE: The mouth-watering burger and fries special at Pirates Club, open from 17:00 - 20:00. 

EXPLORE: Make your way to the Night food market for sweet and savory treats. Open from 18:00 and entrance is free. 

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Saturday, 25 November 

SEE: Crystal Park live at Stanley Beer Yard from 14:00 - 17:00. Entrance is free.

DO: Head to the best homegrown festival in SA - the Portobello Festival from 10:00 - 17:00. Feast on local flavors while checking out the best in proudly South African goods. It is taking place at the Design Quarter and entrance is free. 

TASTE:  Bubble tea and more at the Fourways Farmers market - open from 09:00.

EXPLORE: A river festival in Jozi at Earthings at Open Water Festival - bring your lilo and sunscreen along for a day in the sun. Live music and a cold one will make this a memorable event. Open from 12:00 - 23:00 at Cradle Moon Lakeside Game lodge . Tickets cost R200 per person and can be purchased here

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Sunday. 26 November 

SEE: Find the best in local craft and arts at Sylvia's market to celebrate summer. Open from 10:00 - 17:00. Entrance is free. 

DO: Get gin-tastic at the Gin and Tonic Festival - open from 11:00 - 17:00. Tickets cost R 250 per person and can be purchased here.

TASTE: Bite into brunch at the Milk bar while you listen to some Jazz performed live. Open from 10:00 - 16:00.

EXPLORE: Local antique goods at the Hyde Park Antique fair from 10:00 - 15:00. Entrance is free.

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