Johannesburg - What's On When?
January - ACE Half Marathon and 10km
A circular race along a scenic cross-country route with 10km, 21.1km, walking and fun run options. Starts and finishes at Derdepoort.
February - Dance Umbrella
A festival of contemporary dance and choreography at the Wits Theatre and the Dance Factory, with local and international artists from Africa and Europe.
March - Reunion Island Food Festival
Reunion Island bring its culinary delights to The Brightwater Commons in Randburg for rum tasting, trying out the island's food and live music as well.
April - Easter Monday Celebrations
An African-style benefit performance of an orchestral classic takes place in Nelson Mandela Square, with several restaurants also within easy reach.
May - The Oyster, Wine and Food Festival
Live music adds to the atmoshere as oysters, cheeses, wines, olives and more are nibbled at The Brightwater Commons in Randburg.
June - topCar Gauteng Motor Show
More than an exhibition, with track experiences, stunts, helicopter rides, drifting, go-karts and more at the Zwartkops raceway in Centurion.
July - JHB's Comedy Festival
Seven days with seven comedians on one stage is the main draw alongside the more risue Unhinged shows, all at the Monte Casino complex in Sandton.
August - Standard Bank Joy of Jazz
Leading international and local musicians combine to play at six venues across Newtown. Events are a mix of free and ticket only.
September - Joburg Art Fair
Contemporary African art and design with a different theme each year across several galleries and projects at the Sandton Convention Centre.
October - Baba Indaba
The country's leading exhibition for new baby products with buggies, furniture and items for mothers-to-be, plus kids' activities, at the SCC.
November - Whisky Live Festival
The Sandton Convention Centre attracts 15000 whisky enthusiasts to watch workshops led by global experts and sample both the drinks and some fine foods.
December - Carols on the Square
Nelson Madela Square in Sandton, with its giant tree and festive lights, is the perfect location for this carols event with conductor, choir and orchestra.