Events near Midrand

Upcoming Events near Midrand


Our Team always strives for the best possible hospitality service. That is why we feel obligated to deliver you a bit more than just bed and breakfast. We created this page to make it easier for you to find upcoming events such as: festivals, musical and cultural events near Midrand and greater Johannesburg. Having our accommodation near the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand also compels us to also keep you up-to-date on all major exhibitions and expos that are taking place there.

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Important notice

Public gatherings indoors with over 250 people have been temporarily banned in South Africa due to COVID-19. Consequently, most shows and expos have been postponed until further notice. We’ll inform you as soon as the ban has been lifted by the government.

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Caravan Show 2021 in Midrand

Caravan Show 2021 in Midrand

Expo dates: 26 – 28 February 2021
Location: Gallagher Convention Centre

Are you looking at upgrading your travel gear? Or are you just looking for a good travel deal for your next trip? The Caravan Show might be just the perfect scene for you. Most of all because this is South Africa’s premier platform to showcase the latest inventions in the caravan industry.

Do you need a budget-friendly accommodation near Gallagher Convention Centre? Visit our Suites page to find out our room rates.

For out more about the Caravan Show 2021 at www.holidayshow.co.za


SARCDA Africa 2021 in Midrand

SARCDA Africa Trade Expo 2021 in Midrand

Expo dates: 10 – 12 March 2021
Location: Gallagher Convention Centre

SARCDA is one of the biggest trade exhibitions in South Africa. The exhibition is the ultimate platform for wholesalers, manufacturers and importers to meet in a professional environment to expand their businesses. As well as to look for new opportunities, trends and suppliers for resourcing new products in the trade industry.

We, at By Bush Telegraph Lodge, are proud to provide superb accommodation for visitors and exhibitors of the Expo for the past 7 years with outstanding guest satisfaction.

You may find the rates we offer at our guest house near Gallagher Convention Centre on our Suites page.

Find more details about the SARCDA Africa Expo 2021 at their website: www.sarcda.co.za


HuntEx 2020 in Midrand

HuntEX in Midrand

Expo dates: 30 April – 02 May 2021
Location: Gallagher Convention Centre

The South African Hunting Expo, or more commonly known as HuntEx in Midrand is the ultimate hunting expo on the continent. With 35000 visitors, the expo is the perfect platform for nearly 400 exhibitors to showcase their latest products and services in the hunting industry. The show mainly geared towards hunters and sport-shooters. But it also caters for the audience of game breeders, game-farm owners, outdoorsmen, anglers and even professionals from the security industry.

The usual home of HuntEx is the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand.

We provide accommodation near HuntEx in a tranquil and safe environment at a reasonable price. Find out more about our rooms and rates. For more information about the Expo, visit their official website: www.huntex.net


A-OSH Expo 2021 in Midrand

A-OSH Expo South Africa 2021 in Midrand

New expo dates: 1-3 June 2021
Location: Gallagher Convention Centre

A-OSH is South Africa’s primary trade expo for occupational health and safety professionals.

This expo is a perfect scene to be up to date with the latest innovations, systems and protective equipment that are used in the safety industry. So, if you are looking at improving safety at your own work environment, come along and attend one of the free sessions at the seminar theatre.

The A-OSH Expo 2021 will be held at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand.

For online registration for the A-OSH Expo 2021, visit: http://www.aosh.co.za/


Securex 2021 in Midrand

Securex South Africa 2021 in Midrand

New expo dates: 1-3 June 2021
Location: Gallagher Convention Centre

Securex South Africa is one of the most important events in the security & fire prevention industry on the whole African continent. You can get detailed information about the latest technologies, systems and techniques that are used in the security industry.

The Securex Africa 2021 will be also held at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand.

For more about Securex 2021,  by visiting their website at: http://www.securex.co.za/


Festivals and Concerts near Midrand


Light House Family Concert in SA 2021

Lighthouse Family Concert in Johannesburg 2021

New concert date: 26-28 March 2021
Location: Teatro in Montecasino

The Lighthouse Family is coming for a dazzling concert to South Africa for the very first time. The British Musical duo, namely Tunde Baiyewu and Paul Tucker have made themselves famous with their easy listening instrumental music in Europe during the 1990s. Some of their most popular songs are: songs “High“, “Lifted“, “Lost In Space“, “Ocean Drive” and “Raincloud“.

Get your tickets for the Lighthouse Family concert at: www.bigconcerts.co.za


KISS - End of the World Tour Johannesburg 2020

KISS – End of the World Tour in Johannesburg

Concert date: 2020 tour was cancelled
Venue: To be confirmed

A legendary 45 years of a music career, which established a new era in the history of Rock n’ Roll seems to have come to an end. But the worldwide famous American rock band called KISS is planning to go out with a big bang. And one of their last immortal performances during their “End of the World Tour” will be in Johannesburg.

For more updates about the new dates and location of the KISS live performances visit: www.bigconcerts.co.za


Sports Events near Midrand


Upcoming sports events will be posted here soon.

Cultural Events near Midrand


Irene Market at The Big Red Barn

Irene Village Market in Olifantsfontein near Midrand

Market dates: 05, 12, 16 & 19 December 2020
Opening hours: 8:00 – 13:30

Location: The Big Red Barn

We believe that the Irene Village Market is the most genuine craft market in the whole of Johannesburg. Therefore we highly recommend you to visit the market if you happened to be in the area when they are open. Especially now that the Christmas season is right around the corner. Fortunately, the Market will be open every Saturday in November. As well as the first two Saturdays in December. A perfect day for the whole family spent shopping, eating and loads of outdoor activities for the kids.

The Irene Village Market is located at The Big Red Barn in Olifantsfontein. Get online directions to the market.

Find more information about the Irene Village Market in our blog.


Swan Lake in Johannesurg 2021

Swan Lake by the St Petersburg Ballet Theatre in Johannesburg 2021

New show dates: 7-18 April 2021
Location: Montecasino in Johannesburg

The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre presents yet another widely celebrated ballet classic, the Swan Lake. They will only perform for a limited time in Johannesburg in 2020. Don’t miss out on this worldwide famous classical ballet, one of the most extraordinary pieces composed by Tchaikovsky.

Book your tickets at: swanlake.computicket.com