December events to spunk up your Joburg break

2018-11-21 11:23 - Saara Mowlana
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Check out these Dezemba events to keep you cosy around Jozi this festive season! (Photo: Supplied)

Why not get your December fun on at one of these epic events set to give your holidays the Golden city treatment?

Whether you're looking for theatre or a roaring music fest - Johannesburg has got you sorted!

From decadent food fests and comic book fun to Centennial Art and a buzzing free concert in Madiba's honour with big names headlining the jol - what more could you ask for?

Check out these 18 events that are sure to give you a taste of what the shining glory the city of Gold has to offer. 

WHY NOT: Ditch the crowded malls at one of these SA Christmas markets 

EVENTS:

  • Park AcousticsWhen: 1 December @ 10:00 - 19:00 | Where: Voortrekker Monument, Groenkloof, Pretoria | Cost: R135 - R175 - buy your tickets here 
  • Randfontein Festive Fever - When: 1 December @ 12:00 | Where: Above All Functions, Wheatlands, Randfontein | Cost: R120 - buy your tickets here
    • Fair Play - When: 1 - 2 December from 09:00 | Where: Goldfields Showgrounds, Boeing Street, Bedfordview | Cost: R10 - R20 - buy your tickets here 
    • ComicEx JHB - When: 1 December @ 09:00 - 2 December @ 18:00 | Where: Mall of the South, Johannesburg | Cost: R100 - R150 - buy your tickets here
      • Mandela 100 Global Citizen Festival - When: 2 December | Where: FNB Stadium, Johannesburg | Cost: Earn yourself a free pair of tickets through good deeds (up until November 20) - sign up here 

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      • Family Outdoor Movie Night - When: 8 December @ 19:00 | Where: Emerald Resort and Casino Lawns, Vanderbijlpark | Cost: R80 - buy your tickets here
      • Soweto Braai & Family Picnic - When: 8 December @ 10:00 - 18:00 | Where: Dobsonville Rugby Field Stadium, Soweto | Cost: R30 - R50 - buy your tickets  here
      • Centennial: Century SA ArtWhen: Until 14 December @ Mon – Fri 12:00 - 16:30 & Sat 10:00 - 13:00| Where: Sanlam Art Lounge, Sandton, Johannesburg  | Cost: Free entry

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      • INYARD Experience - When: 25 December @ 15:00 | Where: The Hub Present, Alexandra, Johannesburg | Cost: R60 - buy your tickets here
      • Christmas Lunch - When: 25 December @ 12:00 - 15:00 | Where: Leriba Hotel, Centurion | Cost: R435 p/p - book your spot here
      • Waterpark - When: Until 31 December from 09:00 daily | Where: Weekend Market, Corner of Nasrec and Rifle Range Road, Johannesburg | Cost: R70 - R150 - buy your tickets here
      • Ekurhuleni New Years Extravaganza - When: 31 December @ 15:00- 1 January 03:00 & 1 January @ 12:00 - 2 January @ 00:00 | Where: Dries Niemandt Picnic Park, Kempton Park | Cost: R100 - R400 - buy your tickets here 
      • NYE 5-Course Dinner - When: 31 December - 1 January @ 19:00 - 00:00 | Where: Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton | Cost: R725 @ etienne.oconnell@radissonblu.com and +27 11 245 8000
      • Time Square Block Party - When: 31 December - 1 January | Where: Sun Arena at Times Square, Pretoria | Cost: R399 - R3750 @ Computicket.
      • A Christmas Carol - Play - When: Until 6 January - Wed – Sat @ 19:30, Extra Sat @ 16:00 and Sun @ 15:00 | Where: Studio Theatre, Pieter Toerien Theatre, Montecasino, Fourways | Cost: R130 - R180 - buy your tickets here

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