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Top Events Happening in Joburg This Week



Get ready to experience the City of Gold’s vibrant energy and cultural richness because Johannesburg is buzzing with an incredible line-up of events this week! From music festivals to art exhibitions and food fairs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re a seasoned local or a curious traveller, this is your chance to discover what Joburg offers. So grab your diary and mark down these dates because you won’t want to miss out on these exciting happenings. Let’s dive in and explore the top events taking place in Johannesburg this week!

1. Rev Your Engines and Fuel Your Thrills at the Epic Kyalami 9-Hour Motorfest! 

Get Ready for Adrenaline-Pumping Racing and High-Octane Fun at the Kyalami 9-Hour Motorfest!

Ignite your engines and feel the adrenaline rush of the ultimate racing experience! From February 23rd to 25th, the iconic Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit will be home to the electrifying Kyalami 9-Hour Motorfest, featuring over 180 cars competing in six categories. With at least 12 hours of non-stop racing action each day, including the K9H night practice session, this festival should not be missed!

But that’s not all! The Kyalami 9-Hour Motorfest also offers a historic car demonstration and display, a Mercedes-Benz simulator, gymkana demonstrations, a food court, and an entertainment area with a bar. So whether you’re a racing enthusiast or just looking for an exciting weekend out, join us for an unforgettable experience that will leave you on the edge of your seat. Don’t miss out on this spectacular event, showcasing the best of local and international GT3 and GT4 teams since 2019!

Location: Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, Kyalami, Johannesburg  


Dates: February 23rd 2023 – February 25th 2023 

Cost: R75 – R5175 

Tickets: Book on Ticket Master 

 2. Indulge Your Senses with the Ultimate Mirari Gin and Chocolate Masterclass! 

Experience a Delightful Journey of Taste and Scent at the Mirari Gin and Chocolate Masterclass with Time Anchor Distillery!

Calling all gin and chocolate lovers! Join us on February 25th at the innovative Time Anchor Distillery in New Doornfontein for a truly immersive and unforgettable tasting experience. Under the expert guidance of distillery founder Shanna-Rae, you’ll enjoy a mouth-watering tasting of three unique Mirari Gins, each expertly paired with handcrafted artisanal chocolates.


But that’s not all! After the tasting, you’ll get an exclusive tour of the working distillery and meet the passionate people behind the brand. To top it off, you’ll even bottle, label, and seal a 50ml bottle of gin to take home as a memento of this fantastic event.

With two time slots available, you can choose the one that best suits your schedule. So come and join us at Time Anchor Distillery, the first craft distillery in Johannesburg, and discover the magic behind their exquisite, handcrafted spirits. So get ready to tantalize your senses and embark on a journey of taste and scent like no other!

Venue: Time Anchor Distillery, 7 Sivewright Ave, New Doornfontein, Johannesburg 

Time: Saturday, February 25th 2023, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm; 3pm to 5pm 

Cost: R275 


Tickets: Book on Quicket 

3. Stravaganza 

Experience the Ultimate Dance Extravaganza with Stravaganza at Teatro Montecasino!

Get ready to be dazzled and mesmerized as the world-renowned Teatro Montecasino presents the spectacular dance show, Stravaganza! From February 11th to March 5th, immerse yourself in an unforgettable performance featuring the incredible talents of Lady Zamar, Majozi, Natalie Nova, Natambo Rapatla, and Emmanuel Castis, accompanied by 16 sensational dancers.

But that’s not all! This variety show also features the remarkable acts of Samantha Kotze and Vaughn Hurly, making for an unparalleled experience not to be missed!

Please note that this show is unsuitable for children under three years old, and the opening weekend of Stravaganza has already sold out, so don’t wait to book your tickets. Discover why Montecasino is an award-winning entertainment venue and casino in the vibrant Fourways area of northern Johannesburg.


Venue: Teatro Montecasino, 1 Montecasino Blvd, Fourways, Johannesburg 

Time: Thursday – Friday, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; Saturday, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm, 7:30 pm – 9pm; Sunday, 3:00 pm to 7:30 pm 

Cost: R150 

Tickets: Book on Quicket 

4. Home Affairs 

Laugh Out Loud with Home Affairs – A Hilarious Comedy/Drama at Theatre on the Square!


Get ready for an evening of laughter and entertainment as Search For Productions and Theatre on the Square present Home Affairs! From February 21st to March 11th, join Lawrence Joffe and Sello Ramolahloane as they take to the stage in this side-splitting comedy/drama directed by the talented Michelle Douglas.

The play follows the story of two government officials thrown together due to an unexpected power outage, and the resulting events will leave you in stitches!

Located at the iconic Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton, Theatre on the Square is renowned for its incredible performances, featuring an array of film, music, and theatre shows that are guaranteed to impress. So don’t miss out on this hilarious and heartwarming production – book your tickets now and experience the best of what Johannesburg’s theatre scene has to offer!

Venue: Theatre On The Square, Nelson Mandela Square, West St, Sandton, Johannesburg 

Time: Tuesday – Friday, 8:00 pm; Saturday, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm 


Cost: R140 – R180 

Ticket: Book on Computicket 

5. Alice in Wonderland 

Experience the Magic of Wonderland at Pieter Toerien Theatre – Alice in Wonderland Production Now Showing! 

Step into a world of fantasy and imagination as VR Theatrical presents their enchanting production of Alice in Wonderland at Pieter Toerien Theatre from February 23rd until April 2nd. Based on Lewis Carroll’s beloved classic, this family-friendly show is perfect for audiences of all ages and promises to take you on an unforgettable journey through Wonderland. 

Follow Alice as she embarks on a magical adventure filled with quirky characters such as the Cheshire Cat and the Blue Caterpillar, all brought to life by a talented cast and crew. Directed by the skilled Neka da Costa, this production also features a generous dose of dry humour, ensuring that parents will be just as entertained as their little ones. 


Pieter Toerien’s Montecasino Theatre, known for its outstanding performances, is the perfect venue for this whimsical and captivating production. Don’t miss your chance to experience the magic of Wonderland – book your tickets now and join Alice on her extraordinary journey! 

Venue: Studio Theatre At Montecasino, Montecasino Blvd, Fourways, Johannesburg 

Time: Wednesday, 11:00 am; Thursday – Friday 11:00 am, 3:00 pm; Saturday, 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm; Sunday, 3:00 pm 

Cost: R130 – R180 

Tickets: Book on Webticket 


6. Wine & Wardrobe Swap: Sip, Socialize, and Refresh Your Style! 

Wine & Wardrobe Swap: Sip, Socialize, and Refresh Your Style!

Are you eager to upgrade your wardrobe without breaking the bank? Look no further than the Slow Clothing Exchange’s upcoming Sip and Swap event at Clay Cafe Lonehill on February 28th!

This unique event allows women to refresh their style affordably and sustainably. Participants are invited to bring gently used clothing items to the event, where the Slow Clothing team will assess the quality of each piece and issue “slow bucks” of equal value. Attendees can then use these slow bucks to “shop” the items others have brought, allowing you to add new pieces to your wardrobe without spending a dime!

But that’s not all – to make the experience even more enjoyable, a complimentary glass of wine is included in the ticket price. So sip, mingle, and swap clothing with like-minded fashion lovers, all while doing your part for the environment.

To ensure the quality of the items being swapped, participants are kindly asked only to bring clothing in good condition. So clean out your closet and get ready for an evening of fun, sustainable fashion at Clay Cafe Lonehill. We can’t wait to see you there!


Venue: Clay Cafe Lonehill, 10 MacMillan Rd, Glenferness AH, Johannesburg 

Time: Tuesdays, 6:00 pm 

Cost: R160 

7. Ceramic Workshop 

Looking for a creative and fun way to spend your Friday evening? Look no further than Play Braamfontein’s upcoming Ceramic Workshop at the Gallery Space on February 25th! Led by the talented Mich Mellow from Okay Now Studio, this workshop offers attendees a chance to unleash their inner artists and create their unique pot by hand.

Whether you’re a seasoned ceramicist or a beginner, this workshop is the perfect opportunity to get your hands dirty and let your creativity run wild. With all materials supplied, you’ll have everything you need to bring your vision to life.


And the best part? Once your creation is complete, you can take it home and proudly display it for all to see. It’s the perfect way to add a personal touch to your home decor or create a unique gift for a loved one.

So why not join in on the fun at Play Braamfontein’s Ceramic Workshop on February 25th and discover the joy of creating something special with your two hands? Take advantage of this opportunity to tap into your creativity and have some fun in the process!

Venue: The Gallery Space, 70 Juta St, Braamfontein, Johannesburg 

Time: Saturday, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm 

Cost: R550 


8. Curious Thandeka And The Secrets Of The Forest 

Experience the wonder of the forest with Thandeka as she embarks on a journey to uncover its secrets in the delightful play “Curious Thandeka And The Secrets Of The Forest”. This enchanting production is set to take the stage at the renowned National Children’s Theatre in Parktown for one show only on February 25th. 

Presented by the NCT in association with Petrus Productions, the play follows Thandeka, a curious little girl who can’t seem to fall asleep because she has too many questions. Lucky for her, she has a wise and clever grandfather who helps her explore the forest as she discovers its secrets. 

Featuring delightful puppetry and marionettes, “Curious Thandeka And The Secrets Of The Forest” is a perfect show for children of all ages, particularly those aged three years and older. Don’t miss the chance to join Thandeka on her thrilling adventure! 

The National Children’s Theatre is a premier children’s theatre in Gauteng and is dedicated to providing engaging and inspiring theatrical experiences for young audiences. 

Venue: National Children’s Theatre, 3 Junction Ave, Parktown, Johannesburg 


Time: Saturday, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm 

Cost: Adults and children R100 | U2 Free 

Tickets: Book on Quicket 

9. RUSS – The Journey Is Everything Tour 

Get ready for an unforgettable musical journey with RUSS supported by BUGUS – ‘The Journey Is Everything’ World Tour, brought to you by Steyn Entertainment!

Catch this incredible event on 24 & 25 February 2023 at the iconic Montecasino in Johannesburg, South Africa.


Featuring the talented artists RUSS and BUGUS, this event promises to be an experience of a lifetime! Their amazing performance will take you on a musical journey that will energise and inspire you.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to participate in the ‘The Journey Is Everything’ World Tour. Join the crowd on February 25th at Montecasino and get ready to be blown away by the electrifying atmosphere and the amazing music!

Venue: Montecasino Outdoor Venue 

Time: Saturday, February 25th, 06:00 pm – 22:00 pm 

Cost: From R450 


Tickets: Book on Quicket 

10. DJ Kenzhero & Tha_Muzik present Obrigado Garden In The Garden 2023 

Gear up for an exclusive experience as DJ Kenzhero & Tha_Muzik present the special edition of Obrigado in The Garden. Join us as we overlook the breathtaking man-made jungle of Johannesburg on a night that promises to be unforgettable.

For just R450 per ticket, indulge in an evening of South-American-inspired bites and let the music take you on a journey like never before. With DJ Kenzhero & Tha_Muzik behind the decks, the beats will keep you moving and grooving all night.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to participate in the Obrigado Experience in The Garden. So get your tickets now and let the music and atmosphere transport you to a world of pure excitement and joy.

Venue: Montecasino Outdoor Venue  


Time: Saturday, February 25th, 02:00 pm – 22:00 pm  

Cost: From R450  

Tickets: Book on Quicket 

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