Top Things To Do In Joburg This Summer – 2023


Summer is in full swing. And if you’re looking for a bunch of ideas as to how to spend your summer in Joburg, we’ve compiled a Joburg Summer Guide! From fun-filled activities and beautiful markets under the sun to entertainment for the kids and more, we have it all.

A Spectacular Summer Show by Circus Galassia

Have you heard? There’s a new circus in town! Enter the enchanting realm of Circus Galassia, South Africa’s latest ALL HUMAN circus, currently captivating Sandton at Sandown High School until January 7, 2024. Receive an exclusive discount, just for being a reader.

Get your tickets now for this magical tented circus experience!

Dial•a•Bed’s Summer Sleep Sale

End-of-year festivities, laden with social gatherings, late nights, and indulgent feasts, can significantly impact our sleep patterns, potentially leaving us fatigued as we enter the new year.

To ensure you balance the festivities and your well-being this holiday season, Dial•a•Bed’s Summer Sleep Sale offers a great night’s sleep while saving you thousands on their best brands! Shop at 77 stores nationwide or shop online 24/7 and enjoy fast delivery on their best sellers. 

Sho’t Left’s January Journeys

It’s time to get festive with a well-deserved Sho’t Left in beautiful Mzansi this summer. This January, break away from the ordinary and dive into a journey of a lifetime with Sho’t Left’s enticing travel deals.

The time to book is now, with affordable and exclusive offers available after the December rush, you can still get an opportunity to revitalise your mind before the 2024 work pressures resume.

Urban Circus at The Cirk Extended

Have you heard? The Cirk has extended their performance dates of the adrenaline-pumping hit show – Urban Circus. They have extended their show dates to January 2024! So, if you haven’t had the opportunity to see this electrifying show, then you have once last chance to experience it for yourself.

Get your tickets now! the show will continue from 06 – 28 January 2024.

The Wild Is Closer Than You Think!

All the wild animals usually found in the wilds, game reserves, and rivers are living close to you – in the city of Joburg! These animals live inside the Johannesburg Zoo, in beautiful enclosures that look like their natural homes. Join the Johannesburg Zoo for a fun-filled family day out, explore a wide variety of animals, both big and small. The zoo also offers great programmes to learn about animals residing at the zoo. Also, don’t miss the Joburg Festival of Lights 2023! Click here for more information.

Summer School Holiday Fun At Stonehaven on Vaal

Visit Stonehaven on Vaal this holiday season, where you and you family will enjoy loads of activities for your children and yourselves! It’s sure to lots of fun for all. And best of all, it’s a lovely escape from the festive rush in the city.

For Mom and Dad, you can treat your whole family to a 50-minute cruise aboard a luxury cruiser and cruise past magnificent river homes. Lots of seating options are available on the banks of river, lawn, boat house, terraces, pub, brewery or restaurant.

Share Quality Moments With Rhodes Quality This Summer

Summer is here, and it’s time to celebrate with Rhodes Quality! They’re excited to take you on a journey of taste, connection, and pure delight. Join them as they explore the wonderful world of Rhodes Quality summer offerings – from crisp gherkins and pickles to 100% fruit juices and delectable canned fruits.

And to make this summer even more special, Rhodes Quality is offering you a chance to WIN your share of R500 000 worth of prizes!

Make Every Moment Count With Builders

Builders invites you to make every moment count this summer#HeresToHome. As the leading destination for DIY, home improvement, and building materials, Builders offers an extensive range of products and services that are designed to enhance your summer experience.

A Great Summer Escape at Destination Irene

Want to get away this summer? But not too far from home? Then be sure to take a look at the fun-filled summer adventures and accommodation packages Destination Irene has to offer this Summer. There’s something for all tastes and budgets.

Spend the afternoon lazing by their swimming pool. Indulge in an afternoon of pampering at their award-winning Camdeboo Spa. And enjoy a luxurious get away with your loved ones. It’s a must this summer.

Tasting Rooms In Joburg

Summer is the perfect time to head out into the city to wine and dine with your family and friends. And these boutique wine tasting rooms in Joburg offer the ideal place to sample wines, enjoying some nibbles, and spending time with your favourite company. It’s also perfect for dates, team building, or to explore and delight your senses. Click here to see where you can wine and experience the best wines in Joburg.

Joburg Restaurants With Play Areas

Summer means that school’s out for the kids! Which means dining out as a family is going to be happening more often during the school holidays. And, if you’re looking for great restaurants with play areas to keep the kids entertained, you’re in luck. Here’s our list of Joburg restaurants offering family-friendly dining complete with fun-filled play areas for the little ones.

How About Some Mexican Food?

There’s nothing more tasty and fun than a Mexican fiesta during summer! Think vibrant sombreros, flavoured tequila, tacos and nachos for days, and lots of spiciness! If this sounds like the perfect summertime dining experience, then be sure to take a look at our list of Mexican restaurants in Joburg. They all offer flavourful and oh-so moreish cuisine that’ll have you coming back for more.

Raspberry Picking In Summer at The Field Berry Farm

January to April is raspberry picking season! So be sure not to miss out on picking a punet of raspberries at The Field Berry Farm in Walkerville. This is the ideal summer time activity if you’re looking to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. And bets of all, after you’ve picked some raspberries, you can indulge in their famous raspberry fro-yo or slushie, or enjoy a slice of one of their decadent cakes.

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