9 things to do in Jozi this September

1 September 2015

Want to know what’s hot and happening this September? To heat up this spring – we have compiled a jam-packed calendar so prepare for everything from running to the soothing sounds of Jazz.

1. Joburg Shopping Festival

Shop till you drop with the best deals at four of the best shopping centres in Jozi – hundreds of specials – so be prepared!

When: 24 September – 3 October 2015

Where: Eastgate Shopping Centre, Oriental Plaza, Rosebank Mall and Sandton City.

Mercia Lampen When: 24 September – 3 October 2015 Where: Eastgate Shopping Centre, Oriental Plaza, Rosebank Mall and Sandton City.

2. Life in Color South Africa This is the “world’s largest paint party” and it’s finally in South Africa ! Featuring some of the best dj’s – Life in Color will have you heart pumping from start to finish. Leading up to the colour blast you will be entertained with fire shows, stilt walkers and aerial acts from start to finish! When: 5 September 2015 Where: Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec.

Mercia Lampen When: 5 September 2015 Where: Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec.

3. Hike in Magaliesburg

Get out the sunblock and you tekkies and hike the magical Magalies Mountain. Enjoy a guided tour or follow trial solo – a hike here is guaranteed to show you the most beautiful panoramic landscapes!

When: Whenever you want – just remember to book

Where: Magaliesburg

Mercia Lampen When: Whenever you want – just remember to book Where: Magaliesburg

4. Park Run A weekly run that will help you get your body summer-ready in a jiffy! Open to everyone to join a fun-filled, free and safe run in the Parklands surroundings. When: Weekly Where: A park near you.

Mercia Lampen When: Weekly Where: A park near you.

5. Hop On (an off) – The Joburg City Bus

Topless busses, spring in the air taking you around Jozi in a flash.  Discover Jozi and see the city like never before, from the vibey Braamfontein to the historic Constitution Hill.

When: Book a seat and you’re good to go!

Where: Different locations: Gautrain Park Station, Gold Reef City Casino.

Mercia Lampen When: Book a seat and you’re good to go! Where: Different hop-on locations: Gautrain Park Station, Gold Reef City Casino.

6. Taste of Joburg A restaurant festival that will have your mouth watering – so come hungry! The foodie in you will experience a wide range of boutique exhibitions, special menus of tasting menus and award-winning wines! When: 24 - 27 September 2015 Where: Montecasino

Mercia Lampen When: 24 – 27 September 2015 Where: Montecasino

7. Standard Bank Joy of Jazz

The biggest Jazz fest in Jozi – with international and local acts like: Marcus Miller, Larry Carlton, Jimmy Dludlu and more – this will be a night to remember!

When: 24 – 26 September 2015

Where: Sandton Convention Centre

Mercia Lampen When: 24 – 26 September 2015 Where: Sandton Convention Centre

 

8. Color Run AKA “Happiest 5K on the Planet” Have the time of your life in colour – start dressed dall white and end up looking like rainbow! When: 20 September 2015 Where: Roosevelt High School, Emmarentia

Mercia Lampen When: 20 September 2015 Where: Roosevelt High School, Emmarentia

9. Soweto Wine festival

Wine the day way with hundreds of award-winning, wold-famous South African wines to choose from – the finest wines - all under one roof!

When: 4 – 6 September 2015

Where: Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication. Kliptown, Soweto.

Mercia Lampen When: 4 – 6 September 2015 Where: Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication. Kliptown, Soweto.