As the city awakens from its wintery slumber, Joburg springs into summer with some of the hottest events and trendiest hangouts to kick start the coming end of year festivities. With less than one hundred days until the close out of yet another year, the Joburg social scene launches into its busy season, seeing the city’s most followed influencers, socialites and celebrities stepping out to Joburg’s trendiest hangouts and hotspots for Summer 2019!
Whether you are local Jozi resident or a visitor passing through, find a list of the hottest summer social spots where you’re most likely to bump into the likes of a local celebrity, an international fashionista or superstar!
Piquing the interest of both local and international style icons and fashionistas, the AFI 2019 Joburg Fashion Week will see the most sophisticated social and fashion occasions transform the Sandton Convention Centre into a celebrity hotspot. Established with the aims to restore and refine African fashion brands on a global stage, the AFI 2019 Joburg Fashion Week will run from 10 - 12 October where guests will see top pan African fashion designers and exciting up and coming stylists showcase world-class collections featuring top models from across the continent. Welcoming the best of African fashion, the opportunity to rub shoulders with top designers and influencers while delivering an array of fashion, beauty and entertainment, don’t miss AFI 2019 Joburg.
Named one of the World’s Best Restaurants in the 2019 the FOOD & WINE and TRAVEL + LEISURE World’s Best Restaurants awards, Le Wine Chambre in Johannesburg joins a list of esteemed establishments from around the globe found to excite, provoke and inspire guests with captivating cuisine, culture and sense of place. Located in Illovo, Sandton, Le Wine Chambre caters to an impeccable, first-class dining experience with a unique tapas menu, coupled with a selection of fine boutique wines and champagnes from all over South Africa and abroad, sure to serve the city’s hungriest celebrities.
Host to the city's swankiest sophisticates, Hush offers a social hub of some of the hottest celebrities and showcases SA’s top DJ's and musical performances. From chandeliers to lush wallpaper features and contemporary fittings and finishes, the dress code is evening attire only and purposefully curated to reflect the opulence and big city glam that this Rosebank Hush Club exudes.
Find Hush at 160 Jan Smuts Avenue, Corner 7th Avenue, Rosebank or call +27 11 447 0203.
Ace + Pearl Wine Bar
Offering an upmarket minimalist wine bar lounge, Ace + Pearl can be found nestled in the leafy suburb of Craighall. Where distressed plaster meets exposed brick, by day the bar is a light and modern late lunch lounge but by night shadowed walls create a feel for a French underground cellar serving hand-crafted wines amidst a mood that compliments warm summer night soaks in reds and whites. Certainly one of the hottest wine bar hangouts in the city, find Craighall Park’s finest wine bar the Ace + Pearl at Albans Square, 357 Jan Smuts Avenue.
From the trendiest events, to dazzling dinner dates, luxury lounges and the hottest night clubs to get dressed up for, where the wealthiest province in South Africa welcomes celebrities, guests and people of influence to its landlocked lavishness, Joburg’s 2019 trendiest hangouts just got hotter as they open their doors to you!