It’s happening! It’s pens-down-party-time and what better way to chillax than with some party vibes and fun gatherings. Just in case you are not sure what to get up to, then this gig guide is just for you. There’s still a lot in store for 2018. Join in the fun and make it count.
The Linden Market Christmas Edition
Are you looking for a great time and an opportunity to scoop some Christmas shopping? If so, you’ve got to get yourself to this holiday market. Bring all your peeps, including your dogs, for family fun at the breathtaking Emmarentia Botanical Gardens. Saturday will also feature “yoga in the park“. Come and engage with the “adopt-a-dog” initiative. True to the Christmas spirit, there will also be carols.
Date: Saturday, 01 December 2018 and Sunday, 02 December 2018
Time: 09:00 to 16:00
Venue: The Linden Market, 45 Thomas Bowler Street, Emmarentia, Randburg, Johannesburg
Damage: R20 per person for admission. Secure parking will cost R20 at the gate of Roosevelt High’s cricket field
Tel: +27 79 509 6446
Abantu Book Festival 2018
Just in case you want to delve into a page-turner before the year closes, then all roads lead to this annual event in Soweto. Prepare to lift up the horn and spirit of African books.
Date: Thursday, 06 December 2018 – Sunday, 09 December 2018
Venue: Eyethu Lifestyle Centre, Corner Machaba Drive and Kinini Street, Mofolo Central, Soweto, Johannesburg
Tel: 073 657 0797
All Night Jozi Inner City Festival At Carfax
The Inner City Festival is set to be an unforgettable night for hip-hop lovers. Expect sizzling stage productions, engaging sounds and a gripping performance by TIMO ODV and more. It’s a party like no other.
Date: Sunday, 16 December 2018
Time: It starts at 20:00
Venue: Carfax Newtown, 39 Gwi Gwi Mrwebi street, Newtown, Johannesburg
Damage: R80 – R400 per person
Tel: 086 111 0005
Afropunk Fest Joburg 2018
If you have a bit of cash to spare and want to spend the last days of 2018 in style, then Braamies is the place to be. You can expect hectic tunes, yum food and chill-chilling with awesome peeps. Expect a local and international line-up which includes, but is not limited to Flying Lotus, Thandiswa and Kaytranada.
Date: Sunday, 30 December 2018 to Monday, 31 December 2018
Time: It starts at 12:00
Venue: Constitution Hill, 11 Kotze Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg CBD
Damage: R600 – R1 100 and VIP R2 900 per person
Make the best of your student life year at the end of 2018. Start your holidays right and enjoy getting over your exam stress. Whether you want to socialise during the day or delve into the nightlife, then Downtown Johannesburg and surrounds are the places to be.