What’s happening this weekend in Joburg?!

If you aren’t following the soccer fever, we have other plans ready for you to embrace the weekend!

Filling up some big shoes, Belinda Davids takes us on an experience like no other in The Greatest Love of All – The Whitney Houston Show. This live concert celebrates homage to the late singer. Featuring a live band, dancers and amazing theatrical effects, singing your favourites such as I wanna dance with somebody”, “where do broken hearts go”, “I’m every woman”, “I will Always Love You” and many more.

Date: 29th and 30th June, 1st July

Different times available

Venue: Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace

Cost: R160 to R250 per person 

Computicket www.thewhitneyhoustonshow.com

If you have kids and want to have some fun as you shop but you’re worried about the kids being bored on the school holidays?  Then you definitely want to make your way down to Melrose Arch’s fun-filled and exciting playground which is jam packed with supervised entertainment. Melrose Arch will keep your kids busy with everything from Giant Snakes and Ladders, Skittles, jump rope, mini soccer, face painting, Thomas the Tank Engine and some jumping castle activities.

Date and Time: 29th and 30th June, 1st July

Starting at 9 am till 4 pm

Venue: The Piazza at Melrose Arch

Cost: Only pay for parking, kiddies entertainment is free


Basha Uhuru is back for another edition, but this time bringing it bigger and better with Art Exhibitions, film screenings, creative dialogues, a heritage cycling tour and a music festival all spread out over 5 days. This Creative and exciting festival commemorates the youth of 1967 in their fight for freedom and equality, as they celebrate their 21st anniversary. To see what’s in store email: [email protected]

Time and Date: 28th,29th and 30th June

At different times

Venue: Constitutional Hill, 11 Kotze Street, Braamfontein

Cost: R50 per person

Information: 011 381 3100

If you’re in the mood for something deep and breathtaking then you might want to check out Naked Girls Reading: Writers Discretion: The Unpublished Series/Uncensored.

Naked Girls Reading invites guests to their first ever unpublished series. This is dedicated to the South African unpublished works, read by women completely in the nude. Guests are required to wear clothes.

Venue: POPArt Theatre

286 Fox Street, Maboneng Precinct

Time: 8pm on Saturday, 30th June and 3.30 pm on Sunday 1st July

Cost: R120 to R140 per person


If you’re in the mood for some laughter then join Alfred Adriaan with his one-man debut as he shares his dating life journey with us.

Takes you through the stages of a young man growing up in the Eastern Cape that decided to take a leap of faith in the city of Joburg! With that, a story unfolds of his struggle as a man trying to find true love.

Date and time: 29th and 30th June, 1st July at 8pm, 4pm and 3pm

Venue: Studio Theatre, Pieter Torien Theatre


Cost: R130 – R180

[email protected] 011 511 1988


Now that you have your schedule ready, go out and have some fun. Remember to stay safe! 🙂