Home for the Holidays... | General

During December many people flock to the beaches to make memories with loved ones, but some of us believe that there is no place like home for holidays creating traditions and memories right under our own roof. If you find yourself in Joburg for the festive season, have a look at what our agents have put together to keep you and your family entertained and in the festive spirit.


Santa Land- is an experience your children will not forget. Come and enjoy the magic of the season in a life-size adventure for the whole family. Kids can write letters to Santa, have a peek into his living room, take a photo with Santa and look at where the elves get busy making all the toys. You are guaranteed to have a magical experience. Located at Fourways Mall from 1-22 Dec. Tickets sold at the door, or online at Quicket.


Christmas lights – there are various light displays throughout Joburg that will leave you speechless and in the spirit of Christmas. Emperor’s Palace from 25 November – 2 January from 18:00-22:00 daily. Melrose Arch from 24 November – 8 January Daily. Johannesburg Zoo from 25 November – 1 January (except Mondays) from 19:00 – 22:00, tickets cost R150pp children under 3 are free.


Christmas markets – if you are looking for locally made gift ideas, then Christmas markets are the best place to be. The Sunset Bistro in Muldersdrift is hosting a market on the 11th of December which promises to be a day of fun for the whole family. Get into the festive spirit and support local entrepreneurs and small business owners at Greenstone Shopping Centre, from 16-23 December 9am-5pm daily.


Carols – Real Life Church Krugersdorp is going to get our Christmas spirits high with not only carols but a market as well, 14-16 December from 6pm-10pm kids 12 and older R20. 


Celebrations – if you are looking for a fun day out, the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens are hosting a Garden of Eden – Summer Edition on the 16th of December from 10am-6pm. Ticket prices start at R250.  With a variety of musicians, you will enjoy the day out in the sun.


If you know of any other festivities let us know in the comments below.