What’s happening in Jozi in December?

Every year we make life easier for those staying behind in Jozi over the December holidays. We do all of the research on what’s hot and happening; and compile a list of how-to-have-fun in the city.

Here is our curated list – especially for you:

Friday, 7 December
Jozi Coffee Cycle Tour, Maboneng Precint

The tour starts in Maboneng at Origin Coffee from where four other coffee shops will be visited in Newtown. Best dressed will be voted for at each coffee shop!

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Saturday, 8 December
Learn through music: African Heritage, Turquoise Harmony Institute

Live performance with popular South African artists; Pops Mohamed, Poorvi Bhana and Ashish Joshi, where African Heritage is studied through the power of music.

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Saturday, 8 December
Migrant Cuisines Tasting Tour, Gandhi Square Precinct

On this food safari, you will encounter the stories of countless migrant communities in Jozi. The menu is made up of Chinese, Cape Malay, Mozambican, Zimbabwean, Syrian and Indian cuisine.

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Sunday, 9 December
Doodle Sessions, Ponte City

We all love doodling. This event is hosted by the Night of 1000 Drawings for Doodle Sessions on the 51st floor of our (in)famous Ponte City.

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Thursday, 13 December
Christmas Night Market, Rosebank Mall

No December list is complete without the mention of a Christmas Market. Do all of your shopping at this wonderfully diverse market.

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Saturday, 15 December
Urban Farming & Green Rooftops Tour, Gandhi Square Precinct

On this Joburg Places tour, you will visit one of the UAI rooftops farms, as well as community farms at a city park and an old bowling green.

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Saturday, 15 & 22 December, Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens
Picnic & Market under the Stars

Pack a picnic basket or support our local vendors’ delicious food. Products in the market range from home décor, something for the garden, jewellery to educational toys.

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For those of you who just want to chill at home and watch Netflix, Showmax and other pretty pictures, visit our Pinterest page where you will see inspiring pics of our guesthouses’ rooms, lounges and lovely gardens. You can also browse our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.

Or you can decide to sleep until 2019. We will be waiting for you on the other side of 2018.