As South Africans gather themselves to enjoy the first month of spring, the Soweto Gin Festival will kick in the spring season well into gear. Happening at Icon on Saturday 30th September, the inaugural Soweto Gin Festival aims to satisfy patrons’ pallets with everything gin and a killer lineup of live DJs throughout the day.

The festival will have more than 15 local and international gin brands offering mouth-watering and tasty botanical gin samples on the day. Guests will be spoiled for choice with sampling from London Dry to Old Town Gin.

A token system will be used on the day. Tokens will be purchased at the gate at R50 for 4 tokens. Each exhibition stand will have its own token system for visitors to be able to sample the wide variety of gins that will be available on the day.

The festival will also have food stalls and entertainment from Soweto’s finest DJs featuring the likes of the Kaya FM DJ duo the Rhythm Sessions, Mr X and headlined by Dj Spectacular and Dj Naves, to name a few.

The Soweto Gin Festival is the first gin festival created and produced by industry experts from Soweto and Johannesburg. The event aims to bring reputable international gin brands alongside great craft and handmade local gin brands. The objective is to expose local consumers to different varieties and styles of gin.

Gin enthusiasts will be taken on an adventure as they sample amazing signature drinks and cocktails in an ambient spring setting.


Tickets are available online from Ticket Pro from R160 – R300 and R200 at the door.