Be amazed: Jozi 28 – 31 October 2021

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It’s time to pack your bags and prepare for the time of your life in Jozi this weekend. Art, fashion, décor, live music, culinary delights and so much more. With all the cocktails you will be sipping, wine tasting and delectable eats, you won’t want to have to travel far. So, for affordable accommodation and easy accessibility to all happenings, look no further than The JR where every room is a self-catering suite – don’t delay, book today!


#OpenCity FNB Art Joburg

A four-day Open City art celebration is taking place in galleries in the suburbs of Rosebank, Parktown North, Parkhurst and Parkwood. This encompasses everything from installations and exhibitions to talks by artists and performances.

Film also forms part of the mix with an Open City Film Festival at Nu-Metro, Hyde Park. There is even a literature programme featuring displays of art books and prints at Radisson Red, Oxford Parks.

According to FNB Art Joburg founding director – Mandla Sibeko: “Open City is our response to the current conditions; mobilizing all culture players, artists and gallerists to reimagine an open city of Joburg.”

For further information

Gallery Sneak Peek

Alliance Francaise

Zanzibar Art Exhibition (until 20 Nov) Gerard Sekoto Gallery – 17 Lower Park Drive, Parkview

Everard Read Gallery & Circa Gallery (Entrance via Keyes Ave)

Two artists walkabouts will be taking place this weekend with Nandipha Mntambo and Lady Skollie. (Saturday 30th October, 10:30AM &  Sunday 31 October, 10:30AM)

Visiting Times at the Gallery will be extended this weekend: Saturday (30 Oct) 10am – 4pm & Sunday (31 Oct) 10am – 1pm.

Pop-up Art Studios will be hosted @theZone as well as Keyes Art Mile Atrium

Design Joburg Collective: Summer Edition

Taking place in the Kramerville Design District as well as 44 on Stanley and Victoria Yards is a feast for those who are enamoured by interior design and décor. This, according to the organisers is “an  urban showcase of design that rivals the best in the world” … and most exciting of all, entrance is FREE!

For more information and to reserve your spot


AFI Fashion Week

Yes, indeed we mentioned you were going to be able to experience so much this weekend. With the theme ‘Be You, Be Truly African’ this hybrid event hosted by African Fashion International (AFI) takes place in ‘Africa’s highest bar’, namely, Alto 234 n the 41st Floor of the Leonardo building in Sandton. Booking is essential.

Halloween Market @27 Boxes (Melville)

Topping it all it’s Halloween this weekend! 27 Boxes in Melville is a sight to behold – a shopping mall which comprises of stores in shipping containers… and for the first time, a ‘spooky market’ is being hosted on Saturday (30 Oct) from 11am. This promises to be fun for the entire family with pumpkin carving and all kinds of delights in addition the wares on sale. This is an opportunity to dress up in your scariest costume too!

Melville is also known for its array of culinary choices, bars, music and more! Definitely a suburb to visit while in Jozi.

Live Jazz @ The Jazz Room, DoppioZero #Rosebank

This Friday Tshego AMG takes to the stage at the Jazz Room. Booking via TixSA

Classical Music returns to Linder Auditorium

The JPO (Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra) presents its first Spring Concert this Thursday (28 October) 7:30pm at the Linder Auditorium.

Conductor: Daniel Boico                            Soloist: Georgy Tchaidze – piano


  • Karen LeFrak: ‘Gravity’
  • Tchaikovsky: ‘Piano Concerto no 1 in b flat minor’
  • Antonin Dvorak: ‘Symphony no 8 in G major, Op.88’

Booking via Quicket

More info on what to do and places to go this weekend

There is so much more, unfortunately we cannot list them all here. Visit Johannesburg in Your Pocket  or for more information. Remember too that on a Saturday you can go sightseeing via The Red Bus (the only day currently that this option is available) Alternatively, contact us via Whats App +27665435882 and we will do our best to assist you with your query.



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