2018 is coming to an end so its time to start planning your new Years Eve celebrations. Cape Town is an exciting place to celebrate NYE, there are plenty of things to do in the city. From the comedy club to music festival with all your favourite of DJ’s. We have put together a list of some of the coolest things happening in Cape Town this New years eve. Cheers to an amazing 2019!

V&A Waterfront   

The V&A Amphitheatre will host different entertainers throughout the evening. Expect live bands, floats from the Cape Town Carnival and fun characters. It’s going to be a fantastic evening with fireworks that V&A Waterfront and the City of Cape Town will take care of. When you have children, V&A Waterfront will be handing out location assist bracelets to you and your children because of the crowds. The theme of this years is mother earth so bring your love and   peace. The event will start at 6pm.
Tickets: Free

Alcazar New Years Eve, Gardens

Alcazar is a event hosted in an amazing indoor/outdoor location at the foot of table mountain. They will provide you with an unforgettable evening with 12 hours of music and performance art. There will be two main stages running from 4pm till…. After a few drinks and a few hours of dancing you will get hungry. Fear not, Alcazar has arranged some food trucks. Dress up for this event and be part of it.
Tickets: From R300 to R650

Kinky summer Festival, Franschoek

Go to franschoek to celebrate NYE at the Kinky Summer Festival. This Mystical wonderland is nestled between mountains and lush lawn. There will be six outdoor dance floors with the best international & Local performers. A great line-up awaits you at this festival.
Tickets: R650

Shimmy beach Club, Waterfront

Prepare yourself to go completely loose with Blue Marlin Ibiza NYE at Shimmy Beach Club. Shimmy Beach Club brings the warm summer evenings from Ibiza to Cape Town. This will be an amazing night with incredible dancers and performance. Local and international DJ’s will let you dance late into the evening.
Tickets: 950R

Cape point Vineyards with dj renee (Kids welcome)

The French DJ renee is a fantastic performer who will play for you at the Cape Point Vineyards. The theme for this evening is “80’s disco”, there are prizes for the best dressed. There will be play facilities, so it’s great for kids. There will be different food trucks and plenty of Cape Point Vineyards wine.
Tickets: 350R – R400

Delvara Farm Picnic (Kids welcome)

Here’s another family friendly option to celebrate your NYE in Cape Town. Bring your picnic basket and walking shoes to Delvara Farm in Stellenbosch. Delvara Farm organize a beautiful hiking trail through the vineyards. The route will be 9,75 km, there will be farm vehicles to transport children and elderly hikers. There will be a spectacular sunset with stunning views of the winelands.
Tickets: R150 – R60

Comedy Show and Party at the Cape Town Comedy Club

If you want to laugh and party your way into the new year you should go to the Cape Town Comedy club. There will be a spectacular line-up from the top of south African and international acts. Its being hosted by Carl Weber & DJ Azuhl. After the countdown, Dj Godfrey will make a fantastic night out of it.
Tickets: R450

Beerhouse black and yellow party

Longstreet is the nightlife street of Cape Town, that’s why we have added it to the NYE list. Beerhouse organizes a black and Yellow party. You can reserve a table, there are then 3 different packages what you can choose to make your evening more fun. There will be different DJ’s to make it a night to remember.
Tickets: R50


Do you want to celebrate your NYE at an open air festival, then is this something what your looking for. They will ensure you get 22 hours of trance music. There are multiple performers and there will also be a playground, a pool and a jumping castle. This will be a great evening with amazing DJs.
Tickets: R200

Secrets of Summer

This festival has 4 themed stages and dance arenas. This year it will be located at the pristine River Club Golf Estate. There are multiple music genres like Deep House, Techno, Hip-Hop or Commercial so there is something for everyone. But be aware that this event is running with a cashless system.
Tickets: R430 – R550

We hope that you will have an unforgettable New Year’s Eve. With so many parties for you and your friends to choose from, you are sure to have a great night. Do you still need a place to stay for New Year’s Eve or for the rest of the holidays?

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