1. Top 100 South African Wines Festival
2. Rosebank African Craft Market
3. AFDA Johannesburg Annual Film Festival
The suburb of Melrose is situated in the North of Johannesburg between Rosebank, Birdhaven and Hyde Park. The suburb is central to a number of destinations and places of interest that the visitor to Johannesburg might wish to include in their itinerary. Just a few blocks away to the northeast is the Wanderers Cricket Ground, home to many a test match, and Wanderers Golf Club. The Melrose Bird Sanctuary, where more than 120 wild bird species nest in the indigenous trees and reedbeds around a lake is nearby. Melrose is also handy for both the Killarney and Houghton Golf Clubs.
Situated almost next door to Melrose is the Rosebank Mews and Mall, both important up-market shopping centers. The Rosebank Mews also holds a very popular Flea Market every Sunday morning, and there are frequent "collectibles" markets. Other local attractions just a few blocks from Melrose are the Johannesburg Zoological Gardens and the Museum of Military History. The suburb is close to three on-ramps to the M1 highway.