Joburg’s Spring Events For 2023


The season we have all been waiting for is finally here! Gone are the days of hibernating and being kept hostage by the cold. We are coming out to play this spring! And to get you out and about this season, be sure not to miss out on these exciting Joburg spring events. They’ll most certainly put a spring in your step, pun intended!

The Melrose Arch All-White Spring Weekend

Date: 01 – 03 September 2023

Melrose Arch will come alive to celebrate the start of spring with their third annual All-White Spring weekend. This year’s festivities will be even more exciting as it coincides with the much-anticipated 2023 Handmade Contemporary Fair (HmC), Africa’s premier artisanal luxury fair. A host of activities will attract a much larger-than-usual crowd. Whether you’re a foodie, a fashionista, an art-lover, a muso or a petrol head, there is something for everyone this September at Melrose Arch.

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La Bella at The Cirk

Date: 9 August until 10 September 2023.

Experience a captivating tale of passion, betrayal, drama, and excitement as La Bella delves into the rich tapestry of emotions that shape the lives of women. This show extends a heartfelt invitation to find courage, delve within, and uncover an inner strength that knows no bounds. Prepare to be moved, inspired, and empowered as you witness the remarkable story unfold on stage.

Read more about this event here.

The JPO Early Spring Season 2023

Date: 17 August until 31 August 2023.

Immerse yourself in the enchanting melodies of the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra’s Early Spring Symphony Season. Prepare to be enchanted by captivating performances from internationally acclaimed soloists, including the talented Fanny Clamagirand on violin, the brilliant Evgeny Konnov on piano, and the extraordinary Etsuko Hirose, also on piano.

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Date: Saturday, 26 August 2023 from 10:00 – 19:00.

As we celebrate its remarkable 10th birthday, Parklive Festival shines as a true beacon for music enthusiasts, drawing thousands who share an unwavering love for live performances, electric vibes, and a celebration of artistic expression. Throughout the years, this festival has blossomed into a local phenomenon, earning renown for its dedication to curating an eclectic mix of genres and embracing both established acts and emerging stars. Join them as we revel in the spirit of music, passion, and unity at this extraordinary event!

View the music line up here.

Moya Zip Zap Circus

Date: 31 August until 10 September 2023.

Immerse Yourself in the Live MOYA Experience! MOYA, a dynamic acrobatic performance inspired by the acclaimed acrobatic art film, combines contemporary and traditional circus elements, weaving together captivating stories from the world of Zip Zap. Moreover, prepare to be amazed by breathtaking aerial displays, awe-inspiring juggling acts, and thrilling acrobatic wheel routines that will captivate audiences of all ages.

Interested? Find the rest of the details here.

The Linden Market: Spring Edition

Date: Saturday, 2 September 2023 and Sunday, 3 September 2023 from 09:00 – 16:30 daily.

What screams ‘spring’ more than the Linden Market? This is a curated lifestyle market like no other with a fantastic selection of South Africa’s top makers, designers and artisans. You can enjoy a day of shopping, eating and listening to live music at the Botanical Gardens. This is a perfect outing for friends and family as there is something for everyone to enjoy. We’ll be seeing you there!

For more information on this event, click here.

Japanese Street Food Day

Date: Saturday, 2nd September at 11:00 until 21:00.

Immerse Yourself in Japanese Street Food Delights at the Japanese Street Food Day. This occasion is a celebration of the blossoming Spring season, bringing the essence of Japan right to the heart of Parkmore suburb. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, and communal table arrangements will be in place.

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Rand Airshow 2023

Date: Saturday, 2 September and 3 September 2023.

Don’t miss out on South Africa’s most thrilling airshow and entertainment extravaganza! Join Aviation Central at Rand Airport for an unforgettable weekend of excitement and fun! Guests can look forward to freestyle moto-x displays, be amazed by gravity-defying stunts from the best freestyle motocross riders.

View the full event listing here.

Spring Fest at Railways Café

Date: Sunday, 10 September from 13:30 until 19:30.

Railways Café in Irene invites you to join them for their highly anticipated annual Spring Fest, a vibrant celebration of the Springboks’ opening Rugby World Cup Match, in true South African style! With multiple screens and an abundance of gees, Railways Café will transform into your ultimate Fan Park, where you can cheer on the Springboks in every Rugby World Cup match.

View the event details here.

Comic Con Africa 2023

Date: Friday, 22 September until Monday, 25 September 2023.

This is an exciting one for all the geeks and nerds out there – rejoice because Comic Con Africa is making a return. You should be planning your outfit already as this is the chance for you to dress up as your favourite comic character and be a superhero for the day, or even the entire weekend. Dreams are meant to come true, and this is just the place to bring those dreams to life. You can expect promos of new series, movies, anime, cosplay competitions, gaming, manga, an irresistible collection of comic books.

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The Rand Show Spring Edition

Date: Friday, 27 October September until Sunday, 29 October 2023.

The Rand Show is back and ready to make some spring magic happen! Get ready to experience the thrill of the Rand Show Spring Edition, returning to Fourways Mall. Brace yourself for four days of nonstop fun, shopping, and family entertainment like never before.

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