Johannesburg is jam-packed with cinemas! The only thing you need to do is find your nearest one, grab your family and friends, buy a few snacks, and pick which movie you're in the mood to watch. From action-packed films and family-friendly animations to hilarious rom-coms and hair-raising horrors, you'll definitely find a flick on circuit at one of these movie cinemas in the city.

What Are You Looking For? 

Ster-Kinekor
Nu Metro
The Bioscope
Egrek Cinema
Latest Movie Releases

Ster-Kinekor

With cinemas scattered all over the city, Ster-Kinekor is sure to a movie for all ages, every mood and every occasion. To see what movies are currently showing or to find a Ster-Kinekor cinema near you, visit their website. A few locations where you can find a Ster-Kinekor includes Cresta Shopping Centre, Sandton Shopping Centre, Bedford Square, Cradlestone Mall, Cedar Square, Carnival City and Mall of Africa, just to name a few.

Visit Ster-Kinekor Cinemas.

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Nu Metro

Bringing cutting-edge cinema experiences such as 4DX, Xtreme and VIP at select cineplexes nationwide, Nu Metro brings you the latest blockbusters across a variety of genres. From exciting animations that'll delight families and audiences of all ages and moving dramas that'll have you reaching for a tissue to adrenaline packed action and hair raising horrors, there's sure to be something showing on the big screen. You can even make your movie viewing experience even more lifelike. Click here to find your nearest Nu Metro cinema and see what's currently on circuit.

Visit Nu Metro.

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The Bioscope Independent Cinema

Who doesn't know the ever-popular Bioscope Independent Cinema? This unique cinema has brought visitors only the best in local and international film features to Joburg movie lovers for a full decade. This June, in celebration of their 10th anniversary, The Bioscope Independent Cinema said goodbye to its home in Maboneng, and made its way to its brand-new location at 44 Stanley in Milpark. Be sure to visit their website to see what shows and screenings are coming up or currently showing.

Visit the Bioscope Independent Theatre.

Egrek Cinema

In the mood for a movie but don’t want to visit one of the usual cinemas in the city? Then why not enjoy a unique movie viewing experience at the brand-new Egrek Cinema? Located on 4th Avenue in Parkhurst, Egrek Cinema is an independent 30-seat cinema offering an intimate and exclusive viewing experience, perfect for screening the latest movies. Visit Egrek Cinema’s website to see what’s currently showing on their big screen.

Visit Egrek Cinema.

Egrek Cinema Entertainment Parkhurst

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Latest Movie Releases

Wondering what's currently on circuit at the city's most popular cinemas? Click here to see what releases you can expect throughout the month. Be sure to visit Ster-Kinekor and Nu Metro, find your nearest cineplex and book your seats now. Also, be sure to keep in mind that cinemas are now practicing social distancing and strict safety regulations, rules and protocols. Visit their websites to find out more.

What Is It?

The country is currently on lockdown, which means that concerts have been put on hold until further notice. But just because events have been postponed or cancelled, doesn't mean you can't enjoy great music performed by South Africa's top artists from the comfort and safety of your own home.

In celebration of Africa Day, Mall of Africa is inviting you to tune into their Sessions for Africa Day online concert! Expect virtual performances by Toya Delazy, Zolani Mahola and Lira, singing their best hits, live from their homes.

You can enjoy this online concert free of charge, however, viewers are encouraged to show their appreciation by donating using the QR code which will be available during the show. These contributions will go to towards supporting local artists and the Attacq Foundation.

Artist lineup:

When Is It?

Monday, 25 May 2020 from 19:00 to 21:00.

Where Is It?

Live from Mall of Africa's Facebook page.

How Much Is It?

This event is FREE.

For More Information

For more information about the Mall of Africa and their Sessions For Africa Day online concert, visit their Facebook page.

Where It All Began

Landscape Architect and Horticulturist, Greg Straw developed the Fourways Farmers Market in 2013. His vision was to create a space where artisans and crafters could sell to the public. Set within a beautiful outdoor garden, this was to be an intimate market experience. However, as the market made its debut at the Fourways Farmstead, it became increasingly popular. Drawing in hundreds of visitors to their weekly Sunday market, the Fourways Farmers Market is undoubtedly one of the most popular weekend craft and food events in the city.

With over 107 vendor stalls, selling an array of cheese, sweets, gourmet meals and drinks, the market is a hive of activity. Patrons are welcome to take a seat under the Jacarandas, or on the famous hay bales. Surrounded by plant life, under the glorious Joburg sun, the market is an idyllic retreat from busy city life. However, space has become limited, often causing frustration among visitors. With limited parking available onsite and a cramped market space, the Fourways Farmers Market was in need of a new home.

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Announcement!!! 🏡 🌲 🏡🌲🏡🌲🏡🌲 Location! Location! Location! We’re moving, but not too far!!! In March 2020, Fourways Farmers Market will be relocating to our new venue at the the old Val Bonne Estate in the Modderfontein Reserve near Sandton. _ After a long search for the perfect location, our hearts have settled on this exquisite lakeside setting. It’ll take us a couple of months to get ready so please join us every Sunday at our sister market @waterfallmarket for the same local vendors, delicious food and special vibes. _ Stay tuned to social media for exciting updates. _ We are so excited! Bring on 2020! #BESTOFJOBURG2018 #bestofjoburg2019 #christmasatthemarket #christmasinjozi #wearemoving #fridaysatfarmers #acoustic #ENTERTAINMENT #familytime #streetfood #THEFOURWAYSFARMERSMARKET

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The Modderfontein Nature Reserve

On Friday, 22 November 2019, the Fourways Farmers Market announced the location of their new home! The former Val Bonne Country Estate at the Modderfontein Nature Reserve will now host your favourite weekly market. A short trip from Fourways, the Modderfontein Nature Reserve offers ample outdoor space. The surrounding views are also quite spectacular. This family-friendly venue is sure to be a welcome change for both the vendors and regular patrons of the market. However, you can still find all the fresh, local goodness you have come to expect from the Fourways Farmers Market.

The market made its official debut at the Modderfontein Nature Reserve in March 2020, giving them a few months to prepare the venue to accommodate all their vendors and you, of course. If you can't wait, then take a trip to their sister market, the Waterfall Market at the Mall of Africa in Midrand. Featuring the same collection of vendors, this market is a must-visit for artisan products. Click here to find out when the next Fourways Farmers Market will be held. Click here for the upcoming Waterfall Farmers Market dates.

Fourways Farmers Market

For More Information

Visit the Fourways Farmers Market website for more information, or you can follow their social media pages for updates and upcoming events:

What Is It?

Visit Waterfall Fitness for a fun outdoor session this December. Anyone who enjoys working out in an open field is welcome to attend. Come and improve your muscle tone, metabolic rate and bone density. This session will help keep the core area stronger, preventing weakness that causes lower back pain. Waterfall Fitness have outsourced expert Virgin Active instructors for these classes, so you can be sure that you are in good hands. Healthy breakfast smoothies will be offered for free to participants after the work out. Don't miss it.

When Is It?

Sunday, 08 December 2019 at 08:00.

Where Is It?

Waterfall City, Mall of Africa, Magwa Crescent, Midrand, Gauteng.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost R100 per person on Webtickets.

For more information

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What Is It?

Africa’s Art Collective will proudly showcase over 500 pieces of magnificent work from 130 African artists. The collection will feature exquisitely crafted African artwork, including sculptures, drawings, paintings and sketches – all lovingly created with local materials. The latest Art Collective will be on display at the Mall of Africa in Waterfall City in partnership Julie Miller Investment Art Institute.

Africa’s Art Collective has undoubtedly led the charge in artistic technological innovation on the continent by recently introducing 3D virtual tours of each art collective, available to view online. This unprecedented move has allowed art lovers across the continent and indeed the world to break the barriers of distance and explore the Africa Art Collective’s exquisite pieces online.

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Biggest public exhibition in Africa - 130 artists, 500 works of art!!! Visit us at Mall of Africa or see online: https://juliemiller.gallery/africa-art-collective-moa/

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Art lovers will be able to purchase art directly from the expo through the sales lounge at the Mall of Africa or online. Entrance to the exhibition is free, which will occupy the entire upper level of the Mall, on level five. Entry level art is priced from around R300 per piece upwards and will have something for everyone – from young people wanting to start investing in art, to seasoned investors. The collection can be viewed on the Julie Miller Investment Art International website.

When Is It?

Thursday, 19 September 2019 - Sunday, 13 October 2019.

Where Is It?

Mall of Africa, Lone Creek Cresent and Magwa Crescent, Waterfall City, Midrand, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Entrance is free.

For More Information

Visit this Facebook page for more information on this event.

Era by DJ Zinhle

Most well known for her smash hit summer singles, DJ Zinhle is undoubtedly one of South Africa's favourite media personalities. But, she is far more than just a master mixer. Businesswoman befits her well, as she sits at the helm of Era by DJ Zinhle - a jewellery and watch brand taking the country by storm. The online store features a range of must-have watches, bracelets and African-inspired accessories. Offering shoppers the latest fashion trends, Era by DJ Zinhle is a local gem.

Pop-up glam

Fans of the brand have long been calling for a new pop-up store in Joburg. With one store already situated at The Workshop in Newtown, Era by DJ Zinhle was in need of a new temporary home. Located between Joburg and Pretoria, The Mall of Africa makes the perfect spot for a pop-up store. Africa's largest mall sees thousands of visitors each month, many of whom are sure to stop by the Era by DJ Zinhle pop-up shop. Launched on Friday, 27 September 2019, the store will be opened for exactly one month. So, hurry on over before your dream watch sells out!

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We have a pop up store at @_themallofafrica and we will be there until the 27th of October. Pay us a visit. www.erabydjzinhle.com

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The Rose Glam-Up Watch

The pop-up store has already seen a number of visitors. Their best seller so far is the ladies Rose Glam-Up Watch. Part of the Glam-Up edition, this wrist watch features gorgeous rose gold details and an intricate rose design at the centre of the piece. Celebrating the strength of African women, this watch is a classic timepiece. Visit the store to get your hands on one.

Stacked combos

According to the fashion gurus, jewellery stacking is bang on trend right now. To help you keep up with the times, the pop-up store allows you to create your own custom layered combinations. Design your very own stacked watch and bracelet set which reflects your personality. Whether you pick a classic watch or an African-inspired design, there are beautiful bracelet accompaniments to all watch pieces. Both men and ladies can create their own custom designs.

If you need a little help choosing your combo pieces, check out the Era by DJ Zinhle online store. DJ Zinhle's team have selected a few custom combo pieces of their own which are available to order. Our top pick for the ladies is the Pink Afro Edition Combo. The Pink Afro Edition watch with unique face front design is perfect paired with the Silver Beat music note bracelet and Silver Precious bracelet. At only *R 1,478.00 for the whole set, this is an investment well worth making.

For the guys, we like the Boss Black Watch Combo. The seriousness of the Black Eraholic Bracelet and Black Buckle Bracelet are offset by the playfulness of the centre watch design. Fun but professional, this watch should definitely be on your Christmas wish list!

For More Information

Visit the Era by DJ Zinhle pop-up store at the Mall of Africa, Life Court, Entrance 23. The store will be open until Sunday, 27 October 2019.

Follow the store on social media for more information:

Instagram: erabydjzinhle
Twitter: @erabydjzinhle
Facebook: Era By DJ Zinhle

Details: Lone Creek Cresent and Magwa Crescent, Waterfall City, Midrand, Gauteng | 010 021 0982 | [email protected]

Era by DJ Zinhle

What Is It?

Have you ever marveled at exquisite Japanese gardens in a magazine? Lush plant life, flowing water features and a serene peace. Now, you don't have to travel all the way to Japan to experience this wonder. Kim Nichols from Japanese Garden Concepts presents the Japanese Garden Show at this year's Johannesburg International Flower Show.

Come and learn about all the styles of Japanese garden and how best to care for them. Kim Nichols specialises in authentic, traditional Japanese gardens of all kinds, so you know you will receive only the best information here. From the tea garden or ‘roji’, to the minimalist ‘karesansui’ or ‘Zen’ gardens, Kim will take you through all the sub-styles of Japanese Gardens.

Space is limited, so be sure to arrive early!

When Is It?

Wednesday, 30 October 2019 at 12:30 - 13:00.

Where Is It?

The Johannesburg International Flower Show, Waterfall City at the Mall of Africa, Magwa Crescent, Midrand, Gauteng.

How Much Is It?

Entrance to the show is free to festival visitors. If you haven't booked tickets to the festival yet, click here to do so.

For more information

Visit their website for more information, or follow them on Facebook.

Details: 011 880 5202 | [email protected]

Bargain Books has been bringing book lovers all their favourite titles at discount prices since 1998. Voted Bookseller of the Year for five consecutive years, Bargain Books offers a unique selection of adult fiction, children's novels and non-fiction literature. You can find the latest bestsellers here, as well as timeless classics. From the latest Stephen King or Wilbur Smith, to the Brontë sisters, there is a book for everyone here.

Online Shopping

Bargain Books offers their customers ultimate convenience with their online store. Here, you can scroll through their latest offerings, or search for rare books not often found on the shelves. Their online shop allows you to pre-order your dream book, so when you step into your nearest store there is no hassle! However, if you enjoy strolling around bookstores, taking your time to pick that perfect one, then this bookstore has got you covered. With over 10 stores located around Joburg, you are never far away from a Bargain Books.

Bargain Books

Beyond the Book 

Have you been dying to join a local bookclub? Look no further than the Bargain Books Beyond the Book Community. A platform for you, the customer, and BB dedicated staff to interact, discuss and debate all about books! Whether you loved or hated the last book you read, Bargain Books invites you to share with fellow readers. You can post book reviews or simply have a chat with a like-minded book nerd. Click here to join their Facebook community.

Once you have become a fully-fledged book club member, you can start attending Bargain Books' awesome events! From book signings with authors, to story readings for the kids and massive warehouse sales, this bookstore has a lot going on. Why not join Bargain Books Mall of Africa this Heritage Day for the Ludumo Magangane book signing? The author will deliver an insightful lecture on our National Anthem, after which the Cantabile Dancers will perform a rendition of Enoch Sontonga's original composition. Don't miss it.

When Is It?

Tuesday, 24 September 2019 at 15:00 - 17:00.

Where Is It?

Truworths Court, The Mall of Africa, Magwa Crescent, Midrand, Johannesburg.

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For more information

Visit their website for more information, or follow them on social media:

Facebook - facebook.com/BargainbooksSA

Twitter - twitter.com/BargainBooksSA

Instagram - instagram.com/bargainbookssa

Contact them on +27(0)21 706 1461.

What Is It?

Calling all collectors and antique buyers, the third annual National Antiques & Decorative Arts Faire at the Mall of Africa is headed your way. Taking place at the prestigious Crystal Court at the Mall of Africa, this antiques faire is unlike any other. Come and learn how to decorate your living space with priceless antiques. Here you can find tomorrow’s investments today. From timeless furniture, to investment art, silver, glass and porcelain, retro furniture and vintage clothing, the Antiques & Decor Faire has something to suit all tastes and budgets. So, don't miss it!

When Is It?

Thursday, 26 September 2019 at 18:30 - Charity Opening Night.

Friday, 27 September 2019 - Sunday, 29 September 2019.

Where Is It?

The Mall of Africa, Crystal Court, Upper Level Corner, Magwa Crescent and Lone Creek Crescent, Waterfall City, Midrand.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost R100 per person for the Charity Opening Night. Ticket sales go directly to the Johannesburg Youth Choir. Get your tickets here.

Entrance is free from Friday to Sunday.

For more information

Visit their website for more information. Or, you can follow them on Facebook:

facebook.com/antiquecollecting

Contact them via email at [email protected].

Yuppiechef Is Coming To Joburg!

The ever-popular kitchen and homeware retailer, Yuppiechef, will be opening two new stores in Johannesburg later this month - on the same day! You can expect them to open their doors to both stores in Sandton City and Mall of Africa on Friday, 28 June 2019.

The two brand-new Yuppiechef stores will offer shoppers a selection of the products available on yuppiechef.com. But if an item is not available in the store, customers can order it while visiting and have it delivered to their preferred address.

The Johannesburg stores' interior will follow the design principles of the other four Yuppiechef stores - an industrial feel along with premium features including their iconic wooden paneling and engineered quartz counter-tops. Another highlight Joburg shoppers can enjoy is the stores' “no queue” point-of-sale system, which allows customers to pay for their basket of items anywhere in the store, aided by a store assistant.

Diarise These Dates...

In case you missed it, the two Yuppichef Joburg stores will be opening their doors on the following date:

For More Information

For more information about Yuppiechef, visit www.yuppiechef.com.

Don't forget to follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to keep up to date with the latest news, products and specials.

Sandton City Shopping Centre

This one is a given! Sandton City Shopping Centre is the place to be if you're looking for a world-class shopping experience like no other. There's something for everyone, from international and exclusive brands on the Diamond Walk for the fashionista and delights for the little ones at Hamley's (sliding into the store is only the beginning!), to some of the best coffee, sweet treats and food in the city (think Krispy Kreme, Starbuck, Belle's Patisserie, JB's Corner, Walnut Grove, the list goes on and on). And best of all, they host fun and exciting activations throughout the mall on a regular basis, perfect for the whole family.

Details: www.sandtoncity.com | 011 217 6000 | [email protected] | Sandton City, 83 Rivonia Road, Sandhurst, Sandton, Johannesburg.

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The Italian Retrospective highlights 14 designers and their mastery in Italian design across the ages, who have not only made their mark in Italy but have had a global following. These include: Roberto Capucci, Ken Scott, Renato Balestra, Curiel, Roberta di Camerino, Franco Moschino, Irene Galitzine, Sorelle Fontana Alta Moda s.r.l, Gianni Versace, Valentino, Gianfranco Ferré, Emilio Pucci, Giorgio Armani, and Ferragamo.⠀ ⠀ The Italian Retrospective Exhibition will be on display until 7 April 2019 in the Sandton City Diamond Walk.⠀ #IconicSandton #52iconicweeks #italianfashionretrospectiveinthecity

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The Zone @ Rosebank

Rosebank is another hip and happening node in the city, and if you're in the mood to indulge in a little retail therapy, enjoy a slow lunch, treat the kids to a lovely day out or simply people watch, The Zone @ Rosebank is the place to be and be seen. This location is dynamic, trendy and distinctive. Got everything from a variety of restaurants offering whatever you're in the mood for to The Fun Company, movies and bowling to keep the little ones entertained, as well as boasting some top-notch fashion boutiques.

Details: thezoneatrosebank.co.za |  011 537 3800 | [email protected] | 177 Oxford Street, Rosebank, Johannesburg.

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Experience a New York minute in Jozi. @tashascafe at The Zone @ Rosebank is more than just a lunch spot. It’s a lifestyle and we love it! #onlyatthezone #boulevardliving

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Eastgate Shopping Centre

Eastgate Shopping Centre is all about the four Fs - fashion, food, family and fun! This mall has undergone a little bit of a makeover and it's bigger and better than ever before. Since Eastgate focusses on a great day out ideal for the whole family, they have plenty in store, no pun intended! There's a wide array of shops for you to wonder and enjoy, loads of restaurants offering delicious food to keep you energised for your shopping spree, and if you need to rest and put your feet up for a little bit, the amazing IMAX Theatre is a great place to relax while catching one of the latest blockbusters.

Details: www.eastgateshops.com | 011 479 6000 | [email protected] | 43 Bradford Road, Bedfordview, Johannesburg.

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#EastgateShoppingCentre is the retail gem of the East.

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Cresta Shopping Centre

If you happen to be in Randburg and would like to enjoy an all-rounded shopping experience complete with great entertainment, good food, all the latest trends and gadgets under one roof, as well as family-friendly fun, then make sure you stop by Cresta Shopping Centre. The centre has recently undergone an epic revamp to create a  three-level food and entertainment court which is jam-packed with a selection of local and international restaurants as well as great fun for everyone, including a game arcade, a Ster-Kinekor Cinema Prestige and Gold Rush Bingo. Keep an eye on their Facebook page to stay up to date with the latest events and activations.

Details: www.crestashoppingcentre.co.za | 011 678 5306 | [email protected] | Corner Beyers Naude Drive and Weltevreden Road, Cresta, Randburg, Johannesburg

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We've revamped to bring you a bigger and better shopping experience. Come explore our world-class stores and restaurants and enjoy making memories with your friends and family. #ImagineMore #revamp #upgrade #shopping #entertainment

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Melrose Arch

This ever-popular and well-known spot in the middle of Birnam is known for being the best Joburg has to offer. Melrose Arch is a residential, retail, entertainment and leisure hot spot that attracts not only international guests, but also the locals who are seeking the ultimate upmarket experience. This precinct feels like a little city all on its own with it's unique café culture, beautiful boutiques, high street fashion and people-friendly meeting places. Don't forget to take a moment to admire the exquisite buildings and vibrant atmosphere. Also keep an eye on their social media pages as there's always something exciting happening within the precinct.

Details: melrosearch.co.za | 011 684 0000 | Melrose Boulevard, Birnam, Johannesburg

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Just because it's Monday it doesn't mean that the precinct slows down. Swing by, have dinner, grab a drink and round off your evening with some cake. There is something for everyone at Melrose Arch when the sun goes down. . #MelroseArch #Live #Work #Play #Nightlife #WhatsForDinner #Dinner

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Hyde Park Corner

Shop in luxury at the stylish, sophisticated and always trendy Hyde Park Corner! With over 500 of the world's leading  international brands as well as 130 iconic speciality stores, no wonder it has been dubbed as Africa's centre of luxury. And as for cuisine, they boast 12 lovely restaurants that offers visitors a diversity of tastes ideal for any occasion, whether you're in search of the perfect place for a spot of fine dining or need to get your hands on something delicious on-the-go. Hyde Park Corner also hosts exciting events, including The Wedding Expo coming up from 30 – 31 March 2019.

Details: www.hydeparkcorner.co.za | 011 325 4340 | [email protected] | Corner Jan Smuts Avenue and William Nicol Drive, Hyde Park, Johannesburg.

Clearwater Mall

This destination has fast become a favourite for those with a passion for fashion, families they'd love to treat with a fun day out, or those who are looking to meet up with a few friends for a cup of coffee.  Clearwater Mall is the whole package – world-class shopping, exciting entertainment, good food and of course, loads of parking! A few highlights of this entertainment hub includes their full Nu Metro cinema complex with 3D technology, the indoor go-karting race track in the basement, the fun school holiday activities for the kids and the two big jungle gyms for small kids to play on. Talk about family-friendly!

Details: clearwatermall.co.za | 011 288 5260 | [email protected] | Hendrik Potgieter Drive and Christiaan de Wet Road, Strubensvalley, Roodepoort, Johannesburg.

Mall of Africa

This mall hasn't been around for as long as the others (opening in 2016), but it has become one of the top shopping destination in the city. Mall of Africa is the country's largest shopping mall ever built in a single phase – over 130 000m2 of retail space housing over 300 shops, many being flagship stores. One of the features that stands out when visiting this retail hub is how easy it is to navigate through the centre with its uniquely identified court areas – Food Court, Town Square, Woolworths Court, Crystal Court and Edgars Court. As for stores, you can expect everything from Forever 21, Versace and Starbucks to Bobbi Brown, Carrol Boyes and Cipria.

Details: mallofafrica.co.za | 010 596 1470 | [email protected] | Lone Creek Cresent and Magwa Crescent, Waterfall City, Johannesburg.

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Cradlestone Mall

And last, but certainly not least, we have Cradlestone Mall, located in the heart of Mogale City in the West Rand. From the stunning architecture and it's ideal location to the interesting mix 160 quality shops, restaurants and services and loads of FREE parking, Cradlestone Mall offers their guests the perfect opportunity to discover a new shopping experience. Don't forget to keep an eye out for their latest offers and promotions, events, news and movies. They also currently have a school holiday programme that's 'out of this world'. 

Details: www.cradlestonemall.co.za | 010 020 1234 | [email protected] | Corner Furrow Road and Hendrik Potgieter Road, Muldersdrift, Krugersdorp.

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What Is It?

Joburgers love curated food, art and beverages. We just adore having things tailored just to our personal liking. Artisan markets are therefore becoming increasingly popular. These fun-filled family events are also the perfect way to unwind on the weekends. With offerings of tasty treats, craft drinks and a distinctly Joburg vibe, visiting markets is the new way to explore the city.

The Mall of Africa is the single largest shopping precinct in the whole of Africa. What better place to hold a weekend market than just outside the mall? Here are all the details you need to know about the opening of the very first Waterfall Sunday Market:

Where Is It?

The Waterfall Market will be set up at Waterfall Park on Sunday, 17 February 2019. The park is just opposite the Mall of Africa in Midrand. This expansive picnic ground plays host to many outdoor family-friendly events, including holiday-themed night markets. In November 2018, the organisers of the Fourways Farmers Market hosted a summer night market at the venue. Now, the park will be transformed into an artisans wonderland. Featuring the best crafters, artists, bakers and musicians the city has to offer. The venue is child-friendly and is the perfect spot to go for a Sunday afternoon picnic. 

waterfall park

Food & Drink

There will be a plethora of exciting food stalls on show at the Waterfall Market. From gourmet street food trucks to home-baked breads and cakes. Organic food fundies should also have their spoils, as Joburg's finest fresh produce stalls will line the Waterfall Plaza.

Drink enthusiasts, your needs have not been forgotten. The usual gin, craft beer and cider stalls should be expected at the event, as well as wine and champagne tasting expositions. Visitors can enjoy their food goodies and ice cold drinks at communal tables set up around the park. Alternatively, bring along a picnic blanket and make up your own little feast spot in the park.

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Entertainment

Pretoria-based singer-songwriter duo, Bad Peter, will be headlining the Waterfall Market stage. PG Badenhorst and Alwyn Bekker (a.k.a Bad Peter) have released two EP's since their inception in 2014. They released their last musical output, titled 'Need to Hear', independently in 2017. Their music is distinctly South African, as it blends various styles and genres into one smooth sound. 'We don’t like to limit ourselves to a specific genre.  Being singer-songwriters gives us that freedom. You’ll hear folk, blues, african, pop and latin influences in our songs', Bad Peter says of their style.

Listen to a sample of Bad Peter's music here. 

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Photo sourced from Bad Peter on Facebook.

For more information

The Waterfall Market will take place on Sunday, 17 February 2019 from 9 AM - 5 PM. Find the Waterfall Park at Lone Creek Cresent and Magwa Crescent, Waterfall City, JohannesburgEntrance is R10 per person. Children under 12 and pensioners enter for free.

Contact the Waterfall Park on Facebook

Tel: 087 845 1183

What Is It?

Get ready to travel back in time – Hot 91.9 FM will be presenting the Flashback To The 90s Concert featuring some of the decade's faves Dr Alban and Haddaway on 27 April 2019 at the Mall of Africa Ampitheatre.

This cool concert will also feature some of the country’s timeless acts, such as Just Jinjer, Dr Victor and the Rasta Rebels, as well as Black Ice! Make sure you don't miss out on this proper old skool dance flashback. This is what the lineup looks like:

 

When Is It?

Saturday, 27 April 2019 from 15:00 – 22:00.

Where Is It?

Mall of Africa Ampitheatre, Magwa Crescent, Halfway House, Midrand, Waterfall City, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost R450 per person for general access and R850 per person for VIP access. Click here to get your tickets now.

For More Information

For more information about this event, visit their Facebook event page.

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South Africa, the motherland as they would call it; is becoming the hub for major international fashion. As, designer brands are claiming their spot in the country, the Mall of Africa brings you brands that will make anyone feel like royalty.

We all know that we love to dress up and look like a million bucks. Well, now we have the convenience of shopping at one of the most talked about malls in the city - the Mall of Africa!

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Armani Exchange

Giorgio Armani has been around for years. His unforgettable brand, Emporio Armani is run on the ethos, “Elegance is not about being noticed, it’s about being remembered".

This elegant brand is now trading as Armani Exchange in South Africa to bring you only the best of the threads. Who wouldn't want a unique piece of art to wear? Red carpet alert!

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Witchery

Witchery dresses women with unique clothing fit to meet their every need. This ladies only brand (sorry, gentlemen) is great for the modern woman who wants the sophisticated, but still fashionable look.
Witchery have the ultimate fashion for the 21st century woman. From formal wear to that flowy floral dress that you'll be wearing at that next sundowners meetup, they have it all!
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Hackett Of London

Are you the ultimate gentlemen? Are you the guy that walks into the room and all the jaws drop? (Okay, that was just for dramatic effect, LOL!) Well! Jaws will definitely drop as soon as you make Hackett of London your friend. This one is for the gents, sorry ladies.

"Hackett" has been around for years and has located themselves globally and have graced the shores of Johannesburg to bring that touch of dapper that's been missing.

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Steve Madden

South Africa got used to shopping online for Steve Madden brand wear. So, it was a total eyebrow raise when they decided to open up a store right here on home ground. A lot of word of mouth went around when they decided to place this heavenly shop in Midrand.

Steve Madden boast excellence with heels that have all the ladies going crazy, as well as shoes that have the gentlemen feeling like they've just walked out of GQ. Their brand is all about making a statement and making fashion proud, as every shoe is a representation of quality.

By Mary-Ann Nyandeni

What Is It?

Get your beauty game up with the Cosmo Beauty Masterclass where you'll learn many tips and tricks to amp up your makeup and hair skills. Cosmo's deputy editor Noxolo Mafu will be hosting this two-day beauty extravaganza. There will be live hair and makeup demos by Nthato Mashishi, Natural Hair Genius and Urban Mimz, hair touch-up stations and a mani bar. You'll be sorted out with everything beauty-related from from hair, to skin to brows and braids and get a goodie bag worth R1500. Get your ticket soon!

 When Is It? 

Saturday, 24 November 2018 - Sunday, 25 September 2018 from 09:00 daily

Where Is It?

Crystal Court, Mall of Africa, Magwa Cres, Halfway House, Midrand, Johannesburg

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost R450 per person (excluding R5 per ticket service) and can be purchased here.

For More Information?

For more information visit Quicket or the Cosmo website.

The KitKat Chocolatory Pop-Up Store Is Coming To Joburg!

For the first time in Africa, Nestlé  KitKat will be launching their deliciously divine KitKat Chocolatory, a unique pop-up store that gives chocoholics the opportunity to create personalised, handcrafted KitKats. From 24 November 2018 for four weeks, Nestlé  KitKat will be setting up shop at the Mall of Africa. Who's excited? Because we are!

The KitKat Chocolatory allows you to explore your creative side by conceptualising your own unique KitKat using the interesting and exclusive flavour combinations available. This exciting concept has been successful for Nestlé  KitKat around the globe, including in Japan, Australia, Canada, Malaysia and many others.

KitKat Chocolatory

How It Works

To create your own KitKat 'break' at the pop-up store, follow these four easy steps:

1. Which type of chocolate?

First, select your favourite Nestlé  KitKat — white or dark?

2. Choose your toppings

Then add up to THREE delicious toppings to your bar from their selection of 14 toppings. Included are zesty lemon pieces, caramelised hazelnut crocant, mint chips, strawberry pearls, caramel fudge, coconut, mixed berry fruit pieces, honeycomb, shortbread, tutti frutti, and more. There's something for everyone!

3. Personalise it!

Now you need to select a personalised pack and message. You even get to include a name. The pack selection offers five different designs with stunning photography of iconic South African landmarks and African animals. Take your pick from the Johannesburg skyline, the Orlando Towers, Table Mountain, our Big Five or a gifting option. Also, there are 16 different messages to choose from.

4. Take it home

The final step is to pay. Since your own personalised bar is handcrafted, there's about a 20-minute wait for it to be made. An SMS notification will tell you when it's ready for collection. Your creation will be handed to you in a gift bag with a gift card.

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And That's Not All!

As if all of this wasn't awesome enough, Nestlé  KitKat has three Special Edition chocolates that have been inspired by desserts, available at the pop-up store only. There's Milk Tart, Trifle and Black Forest. A limited number will be available each day.

When Is It?

The KitKat Chocolatory pop-up store will be open for business from Saturday, 24 November 2018 to Saturday, 22  December 2018.

Where Is It?

You can find this pop-up chocolatory store at the Food Court in the Mall of Africa. Address is as follows:

Mall of Africa, Magwa Crescent, Halfway House, Midrand, Johannesburg.

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For More Information

For more information about the KitKat Chocolatory Pop-Up  store and to stay in loop with all the latest and exciting updates and offers, follow them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter #KitKatChocolatoryJozi.

Westgate Mall Fan Park Experience

For the ultimate fan park experience, make sure you head to Westgate Mall! To kick off the excitement of the 2018 season, Westgate will be hosting live match viewings in our very own soccer world cup fan park from 14 - 17 June. Limited seats available and are on a strictly first come first serve basis, so make sure you arrive early! Also, on 14 June 2018 from 16:00 - 17:00 at the Wimpy court entrance, fans will get the opportunity to meet and greet their favourite football players from the Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowners, namely Lorenzo Gordinho, Sibusiso Vilakazi and Bernard Parker.

Mall of Africa Soccer Fan Park

If you’re looking for a family-friendly FIFA experience, you definitely don’t want to miss the Mall of Africa Soccer Fan Park brought to you by KIA and Kaya FM. Here, you can watch all the games from 22 June to 15 July live on three big screens in a fun and exciting setting perfect for all ages. Not only with there be live screenings of the game, but there will also be lots of activities available at the fan park. Expect on-stage entertainment, a kid zone filled with plenty of fun for the little ones, food stalls offering tasty food, Discovery Soccer Park coaches teaching kids soccer skills in an inflatable soccer park and prizes up for grabs. Worried about the cold? Don’t fret, there’ll be heaters too! Book your tickets at Ticketpros.co.za.

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Montecasino's Fan Zone

You can view the thrilling soccer games live screenings at various restaurants and on the piazza at Montecasino every Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday between 14 June - 15 July 2018. The FanZone boasts a exciting live-action screening experience for fans of all ages who are unable to make it to the field of play (anybody flying to Russia any time soon to experience it live?). And if you're feeling peckish or need a drink to quench your thirsty from all the shouting and cheering, you can take your pick from a variety of delectable foods and drinks from a collection of restaurants. These restaurants will be screening the games: Mythos, Lima, Fireroom, La Rosa, Donatella's, Texan Wing Bar and Spur.

Sandton Soccer Village @ Milk Bar

Ready your vuvuzelas, grab another ice-cold beer, warm up those vocal cords and head t the Milkbar for the pop-up Sandton Soccer Village! Football lovers can catch all the goals, excitement and glory here from 14 June - 15 July 2018. Expect games screened live, a family-friendly outdoor area and awesome live music on selected evenings during the World Cup. Tasty meals from the Milk Bar’s Afro-inspired menu will also be available if you need to top up your energy levels, and of course, beers and cheers aplenty!

Silverstar's On The Square

This one isn't necessarily a soccer fan park, but it does offer live viewings of the 2018 FIFA World Cup games on the huge outdoor screen, lots of foodie options when you need to grab a bite to eat in between fixtures, Canvas & Cabernet sessions as well as kiddies entertainment to keep the little ones busy. Sounds good, right? Well, then head to Silverstar's On The Square every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. As for the sports screenings on the big screen, you can catch all the action Sunday - Thursday from 09:00 -22:00, Friday and Saturday from 09:00 to 23:00.

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The Bannister Hotel Fan Park

The Bannister Hotel's basement will be converted into a soccer fan's paradise! From 14 June - 15 July 2018, all the games will be on their BIG screen along with BIG sound to make it feel as if you're literally there, in Russia, watch the action in person. And to make the experience even better, there will also be great food and hospitality, an amazing vibe and a Bud Bucket Special you cannot refuse. To ensure one of the best seats in the house, call 011 403 6888 and book your table ASAP.

Emerald Resort & Casino Fan Zone

Emerald Resort & Casino's Fan Zone, which can be found next to Sports Bar, will be filled with excitement, cheers and action this FIFA season. This is the perfect spot for soccer fans to come together and watch the soccer games live on a big screen between 14 June and 15 July on a Friday or Saturday from 14:00 to 22:00. Expect soccer legends, Jackie Ledwaba and Lucky Lekgwathi, to make appearances, live DJs, awesome prizes up for grabs, a great Around the World in 30 Days menu and beverage specials to enjoy and more!

The Weekend Market

This one also isn't a soccer sports park per se, BUT the Weekend Market JHB will have live screenings of the games over the weekend AND opening night, family entertainment, good food, a market, lots of beer, AKA everything you need to ensure the best game viewing experience EVER (without upsetting the wife/husband and kids who are not interesting in this awesome sporting event). Click here to find out which games they’ll be screening over the next few weekends.

What Is It?

We're in the midst of FIFA Fever! And if you're looking for a family-friendly FIFA experience, you definitely don't want to miss the Mall of Africa Soccer Fan Park brought to you by KIA and Kaya FM. Here, you can watch all the games from 22 June live on three big screens in a fun and exciting setting perfect for all ages. Not only with there be live screenings of the game, but there will also be lots of activities available at the fan park. Expect on-stage entertainment, a kid zone filled with plenty of fun for the little ones, food stalls offering tasty food, Discovery Soccer Park coaches teaching kids soccer skills in an inflatable soccer park and prizes up for grabs. Worried about the cold? Don't fret, there'll be heaters too!

When Is It?

Friday, 22 June 2018 - Sunday, 15 July 2018.

The Mall of Africa Soccer Fan Park opens two hours before the first kick-off of the day.

Where Is It?

The Waterfall Park at the Mall of Africa, Lone Creek Cresent and Magwa Crescent, Waterfall City, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Book your tickets now at Ticketpros.co.za. Ticket prices are as follows:

For More Information

For more information about this fan park, visit mallofafrica.co.za. You can also check them out on Facebook.

IMAX® Theatre Now Open At Mall Of Africa!

The country’s leading cinema chain, Ster-Kinekor, is excited to launch another top-class entertainment venue that will certainly contribute to the amazing experience at the Mall of Africa. Offering the maximum cinema experience, IMAX® gives movie lovers a great night out, watching amazing blockbusters that makes movie viewing bigger and better than ever before.

With the latest titles releasing each week and nine new state-of-the-art cinemas, including IMAX®, in which to enjoy them, audiences who share a ‘great moment’ with Ster-Kinekor at the Mall of Africa, will be heading back for many more.

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Catch The Best Movies With Ster-Kinekor

Cinema goers can enjoy great movies such as X-Men: Apocalypse; Alice Through the Looking Glass; and Finding Dory that all release in IMAX® 3D over the next few months.

For More Information

For more information about Ster-Kinekor Mall of Africa and IMAX®, visit www.sterkinekor.com or sterkinekor.mobi.

Download the Ster-Kinekor app on your smart phone for the latest information and to make bookings.

To find out about other exciting offerings and promotions, follow @sterkinekor on Twitter or on Facebook.

For queries, contact Ticketline on 0861 Movies (668 437).

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The Mall of Africa opened its doors on 28 April 2016. With over 130 000m2 of retail space, boasting over 300 stores covering everything from local and international brands, delicious restaurants and plenty of entertainment for both young and old, you're sure to find everything you seek at this world-class centre. The Mall of Africa also has uniquely identified court areas – Food Court, Town Square, Woolworths Court, Crystal Court, and Pick n Pay Court – which ensures shoppers have easy navigation throughout the centre.

For more malls in Johannesburg, click here to take a look at our shopping guide to the city!

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Shopping

Home to over 300 stores, offering everything from the latest fashion and trendy footwear to beautiful accessories, cool gadgets and tech, kids goodies and much more, you're sure to find exactly what you're looking for at The Mall of Africa. There's a vast array of both local and international brands to enjoy and browse through, including Al Capone, Armani Exchange, Babor, Bargain Books, Claire's, Converse, Dis-Chem, Fabiani, Frasers, GX & Co, Incredible Connection and many more. Shoppers will be spoilt for choice!

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Restaurants

Whether you're in the mood from some moreish Greek cuisine, craving some delicious sushi, have a bit of a sweet tooth or simply just want to dine out with the family, the Mall of Africa has a wide range of amazing restaurants for you to choose from. You can grab something on-the-go from their variety of fast food joints or you can take a seat, relax and enjoy a sit-down meal. A few restaurants you'll find at The Mall of Africa includes tasha's, Ocean Basket, Casa Bella, Mythos, Kream, Wasabi and many more. You'll definitely delight your taste buds with their selection of dining options.

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Movies

Grab the kids, head to The Mall of Africa's Ster-Kinekor cinema and catch the latest movies on the big screen! There's sure to be a film on circuit perfect for any occasion, whether it's something to enjoy watching with your kids, a film that'll have you on the edge or jumping out of your seat, or a movie that's perfect for your next date night. The Mall of Africa also boasts an IMAX theatre for a thrilling 3D movie viewing experience! Click here to see what's currently on circuit at The Mall of Africa.

Explore Movies at The Mall of Africa.

Services

Other than all of the retail, dining and entertainment destination The Mall of Africa has to offer, they also provide shoppers with a couple services to ensure their experience at the shopping centre is one of ease and convenience. Did you know that the Gautrain bus service will take you right to The Mall of Africa? This service is available on Saturdays and Sundays from the Midrand station and will take you directly to the mall, drop off  is located near entrance 6. Click here to find out more about the bus routes. There's also a designated Uber pick up area which can be found at drop off 8. Other services include Foto First, Kitwe Drycleaners and Locksmiths, Levingers, Pinpoint Security and Tip Top Tailors.

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Parking

You can expect ample parking at The Mall of Africa! They've got 6 500 parking bays ready and waiting for your next visit. But if you're wondering what the parking rates are during the week and over the weekend, here they are:

Click here for more information on parking at The Mall of Africa.

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Trading Hours

Click here for detail trading hours for various tenants within The Mall of Africa.

Contact Details

Website: www.mallofafrica.co.za

Tel: 010 596 1470

Email: [email protected]

Address: Lone Creek Crescent and Magwa Crescent, Waterfall City, Midrand, Johannesburg.

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