Here Are Upcoming Foodie Events You Don’t Want To Miss

Spring has arrived and we want to explore the city in a different light, to be more alive in moments and creating memories of being out and about! So, if you are a foodie and enjoy just being around events and festivals that focus on food, then this is just the list you’re looking for.



DStv Delicious Fest

When: Saturday, 21 September 2019 – Sunday, 22 September 2019.

Where: Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, Corner R55 & Allandale Road, Rietfontein, Midrand, Johannesburg.

This is one of the most exciting events around Jozi and we all want to indulge in all the amazing food. DStv Delicious International Food and Music Festival, is the firm favourite among foodies. And you will get to experience music and entertainment from local and international artists, the best of the best! So, grab those tickets and let’s have some springtime outdoor fun.

The line up is as follows:

  • Corinne Bailey Rae
  • Tiwa Savage
  • Kalawa Jazmee
  • Ralf Gum All Stars
  • Shimza
  • Cassper Nyovest
  • Lady Zamar
  • DJ PH
  • Miss Cosmo
  • DJ Kent
  • Major League
  • Raphael Saadiq
  • Tortured Soul ft. Lisa Shaw
  • Shekhinah
  • Burna Boy

Final Friday Foodie Market with Lazy Makoti

When: Friday, 30 August 2019 from 10:00 – 15:00.

Where: Killarney Mall, 60 Riviera Road, Killarney, Johannesburg.

A real foodie’s event, it doesn’t get better than the Final Friday Foodie Market with The Lazy Makoti. This event brings you an around the world experience. Your taste buds will be the lucky travelers as you enjoy your craving of choice from Indian and Mediterranean cuisine, artisan bread and a little bit of everything else. So, for everyone who enjoys eating and cooking, come on over because The Lazy Makoti has made cooking easy!

Kota Fest

When: Saturday, 07 September 2019 – Sunday, 08 September 2019.

Where: Elkah Sport Stadium, Vundla Street, Rockville, Soweto, Johannesburg.

AmaKota boss! This one is for the big guns with appetite, the ones who are looking forward to indulging in some amazing kotas. For the 3rd Annual Soweto Kota Festival, they are excited to bring you more food stalls, craft beer, cocktails and big name artists, including upcoming artists, musicians and DJs to keep the party alive. You can expect to see over 35 of the best kota outlets from all over Gauteng.

Appetite Fest 2019!

When: Friday, 13 September 2019 – Sunday, 15 September 2019.

Where: Sun Arena at Time Square Casino, 209 Aramist Avenue, Waterkloof Glen, Pretoria.

Let’s go to Pretoria for this Appetite Fest! This event is worth taking a short left to the 012 to enjoy this awesome festival for all foodies. This foodie haven promises to give you your money’s worth. So, whether you’re a foodie, home cook, chef or culinary guru, head to Time Square’s Sun Arena. It is just the perfect outdoor setting you’ve been longing for. You can expect food stalls, tasting tables, themed hospitality areas and culinary theatres.

Appetite Fest 2019!

Vegan Food Fair

When: Every second Sunday of the month at 08:30 – 17:00.

Where: Klitsgras Drumming, Garsfontein Road, Pretoria.

There is something for vegans too, because we want to make sure no foodie is left out. So, whether you are a vegetarian, vegan or even just love vegan food, be sure to join in on the Vegan Food Fair. You can expect to indulge in awesome food and product stalls, meditation, yoga, and live music, games for all ages with the focus on friends and family. And you are allowed to bring your friendly pets too, now you cannot tell us you are not sold!

The Fire & Feast Meat & Food Festival

When: Friday, 06 September 2019 – Sunday, 08 September 2019.

Where: The Ticketpro Dome, Northumberland Road and Olievenhout Avenue, North Riding, Johannesburg.

Meat lovers, join in on this event fit for all foodies. The popular and oh-so tantalising Fire & Feast Meat & Food Festival will be helping Joburgers shake off the winter cobwebs and slide into spring vibes over a weekend-long affair of meat, fire, braais and live music. So, if this sounds like the exact vibe you are looking for then be sure to join in! And MiCasa; Robbie Wessels; Kobus de Kock Jr and Andre Kriel from Black Cat Bones; Catherine Grenfell and Cito and Martin from Wonderboom, are just some of the special entertainment performances included in the weekend line-up. It promises to be a feast for all your senses.

The Fire & Feast Meat & Food Festival


Soweto Wine & Lifestyle Festival 2019

When: Saturday, 06 September 2019 – Sunday, 08 September 2019.

Where: Walter Sisulu Square and Convention Centre, Corner Klipspruit Valley Road & Union Road Kliptown, Pimville Zone 9, Soweto, Johannesburg.

This is the 14th edition of the Soweto Wine & Lifestyle Festival. So, if you are a huge fan of wine and everything in between, be sure to join in on the Soweto Wine & Lifestyle Festival. You can get the chance to discover great wines at one of South Africa’s most vibrant hoods! Here, the best kind of magic happens when good vibes collide with vintners. You can expect to indulge in mouthwatering gourmet food to suit all tastes, as well as the opportunity to rub shoulders with some local A-listers.

Soweto Wine & Lifestyle Festival 2019

Corona SunSets Festival

When: Saturday, 07 December 2019 at 12:00 – 23:00.

Where: Ground, Plot 19 Driefontein Road, Muldersdrift, Johannesburg.

One of the most exciting and unique events to ever hit the city is back again! Corona SunSets Festival if an every kind of people event. Those who enjoy sunsets and those who create memories with a bottle of Corona in one hand while capturing the sunset. For all music lovers, you’ll be happy to hear that there will be two different stages while the sun is going down over Muldersdrift.

Wine Not

When: Saturday, 7 September 2019 at 10:00 – 22:00.

Where: St Stithians College, 40 Peter Place, Lyme Park, Sandton, Johannesburg.

More wine events for the wine lovers, the Wine Not event is just the right fit for you! You will get to enjoy a wide variety of top South African wines and food throughout the day. You will be tasting a selection of wines from premium wine farms which will also be available for purchase. Plus, there will be a full bar available to satisfy all taste buds, even for the “non-wine enthusiasts”. Last but not least, there will be a selection of food vendors to cater to all your cravings!

Wine Not

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