As the countdown to the new year begins, Cape Town holds a vast amount of New Year’s Eve events that cater to anyone and everyone from New Year’s Eve to New Year’s Day. From the rhythmic beats at the Fire & Ice party to the combination of melodies and nature at Kirstenbosch Gardens, Cape Town’s New Year’s Eve celebrations promise a variety of experiences for anyone seeking a fulfilled New Year’s Eve in Cape Town.
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New Year’s Eve Party – Fire & Ice 🔥
Protea Hotel Fire & Ice by Marriott invites you to an unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration at its legendary Disco-themed New Year’s Eve Party. The event will blow you away with a midnight fireworks display, marking the transition into the new year. The night features a Multi-DJ Extravaganza, ensuring a vibing and exciting energy on the dance floors, and setting a spirited musical tone for the year ahead.
With a Disco-themed dress code, the night combines style, music, and sophistication, making Protea Hotel Fire & Ice the premier destination for a New Year’s Eve filled with memorable moments. Secure your reservations now and get ready to dance, dazzle, and welcome the start of a new chapter at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice by Marriott Cape Town.
Address: Protea Hotel Fire & Ice by Marriott Cape Town, Launchpad Venue
Date and Time: December 31, 2023, at 8 PM until the fireworks show
Mojo New Year’s Eve Salsa Party 💃
Step into the rhythm of the new year at the official Mojo Market New Year’s Eve party, a vibrant celebration of music and dance in Sea Point. Salsa Cape Town hosts this event and promises an unforgettable night at the well-known and fun Mojo Market.
Indulge in the hottest in SBK, featuring Afro, Cuban, Latin, and Miami club-inspired beats meticulously curated to keep you on your feet, moving, and grooving on the dance floor. As the clock inches closer to midnight, the atmosphere at Mojo Market will be charged with infectious energy, providing a rhythmic soundtrack to bid farewell to the old and welcome the new with style. Join Mojo for an evening of spicey beats and salsa-infused revelry, marking the transition into 2024 in the heart of Sea Point.
Address: Mojo Market – 30 Regent Rd, Sea Point
Date and Time: December 31st, 2023 from 8 pm to 2 am
H20 NYE EVE – Kiss Me At Midnight 💋
Prepare to dance away the remnants of 2023 at Cape Town’s best outdoor event venue, the Cape Town Ostrich Ranch, as the H2O Party presents “Kiss Me At Midnight.” Renowned for hosting one of the country’s most prominent New Year’s Eve celebrations for over a decade, H2O Party promises an unforgettable night of magic under the H2O Party stars.
Featuring a line-up of South Africa’s premier artists across two sound stages and showcasing international guest DJs, global stars, and Tomorrowland favourites like KRYDER and BJONES, the event guarantees world-class production, electric moments, and the ultimate celebration of music, dance, and connection. An exciting ticket option, the H2O NYE Freedom Pass, is available now, offering a chance to dance under the starlit sky for free. However, with limited availability, attendees are encouraged to secure their passes promptly. Strictly for those above 18 years old, the H2O New Year’s Eve promises an immersive and unforgettable experience, marking the year’s turning with the best beats and an enchanting atmosphere.
Address: The Ostrich Ranch, Van Schoorsdrif Rd, Philadelphia, Cape Town
Date and Time: December 31 2023 at 5 pm
Get Your Free Ticket: https://www.howler.co.za/
Sexy Groovy Love – Grand Africa Cafe & Beach 🌊
Celebrate the onset of 2024 at Sexy Groovy Love’s New Year’s Day event hosted at the iconic Grand Africa Café & Beach in Cape Town. This event promises a day filled with music, dance, and connection in the famous attraction V&A Waterfront.
Featuring renowned local and international artists, this sought-after venue for New Year’s Day festivities offers a limited capacity, urging attendees to secure their spots early. Strictly for those above 21, the event enforces a no Bring Your Own drinks policy, ensuring a hassle-free celebration. As Sexy Groovy Love ushers in the possibilities of the new year, join the revelry at Grand Africa Café & Beach for a day of dance and shared moments.
Address: Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, 1 Haul Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Date and Time: 1 January at 2 pm to 2 am
New Year’s Eve Summer Concert – Kirstenbosch Gardens 🎸
Check out the New Year’s Eve Summer Sunset Concert at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens on New Year’s Eve. This prestigious event welcomes renowned artists Jeremy Loops and the Congo Cowboys, offering a sophisticated and soulful way to bid adieu to the year. The concert, part of the esteemed Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concert Series, promises a celebration in the middle of a beautiful botanical garden.
Gather family and friends to revel in world-class musical performances along with the breathtaking scenery. Whether you opt for a carefully curated picnic or savour delectable snacks and meals from Moyo Restaurant, the New Year’s Eve Summer Concert guarantees an unforgettable night of cool beats and cool vibes in one of Cape Town’s most sought-after natural venues. Children under 6 enter free, and the smoke-free venue ensures an uninterrupted view of the stage, promising a sophisticated and memorable New Year’s celebration.
Address: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, Rhodes Drive, Newlands, Cape Town
Date and Time: Gates open at 7 pm and the concert takes place from 8:30 pm on 31 December 2023
Get Your Tickets: https://www.webtickets.co.za/
Summer Safari New Year’s Eve @ Harringtons 🦩
Elevate your New Year’s Eve experience with style at Harringtons, as they present an epic Summer Safari-themed New Year’s Eve. Find yourself in an atmosphere where every detail is thought out to usher in the new year with flair. As shown on their social media teasers, Harringtons invite visitors to join this stylish affair, promising a night of festivities and a vibrant Summer Safari theme.
The venue, known for its chic vibe and engaging clientele, offers a unique opportunity to bid farewell to the old and welcome the new in an environment that seamlessly blends modern elegance with charm. Stay tuned to Harringtons’ socials for inspiration on how to dress up, ensuring you step into the Summer Safari New Year’s Eve celebration in a summer safari attire that resonates with the sophisticated evening ahead.
Address: Harringtons Cocktails Lounge, 61b Harrington Street, Cape Town
Date: 31 December 2023
G-Eazy Live in Cape Town – Secrets of Summer ☀️
Prepare for an extraordinary New Year’s Eve experience as Secrets of Summer 2023 unveils a groundbreaking performance by the global music phenomenon, G-Eazy. Making his South African debut, G-Eazy, renowned for platinum hits like “Me, Myself & I,” and “No Limit,” promises an unforgettable performance to welcome 2024.
G-Eazy’s headline act will be complemented by two additional stages featuring South Africa’s leading performers, DJs, and acts, ensuring an electrifying musical experience. With a carefully curated lineup of artists such as Sophie Francis, Matthew Mole, Sun-El Musician, and more, the event promises a transformative celebration, setting a new standard for live entertainment. Attendees can choose from various ticket options, including General Access, VIP Village, and High Roller VVIP Access, each offering a distinct and immersive experience at this historic UCT Sports Grounds venue.
Address: UCT Sports Grounds, Rondebosch, Cape Town
Date and Time: December 31 from 1 pm to 3 am
New Year’s Eve at the Castle – Sexy Groovy Love 🏰
As the most anticipated night of the year draws near, Sexy Groovy Love invites you to join them for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration at the legendary Lichtenstein Castle in Hout Bay. This iconic event, set against Karbonkelberg Mountain, offers a unique atmosphere to bid farewell to the year gone by and welcome the new one with open arms. The castle offers a celestial soirée that promises to etch its memory onto the walls of your heart for years to come.
The Lichtenstein Castle overlooking Hout Bay harbour provides a fairytale-like setting for this extraordinary New Year’s Eve gathering. Please note that no cars will be allowed through the castle gates, emphasizing the importance of partying responsibly. As you revel in the festivities, surrounded by the castle’s historic charm, Sexy Groovy Love promises an experience that transcends the ordinary, making it an ideal choice for those seeking an elegant and celebratory start to the new year.
Address: The Lichtenstein Castle, Harbour Road, Hout Bay, Cape Town
Date and Time: 31 December 2023 4 pm to 2 am
La Parade ☕
Get ready to usher in the new year with a cafe-like set-up at La Parada Constantia Nek’s New Year’s Cafe event. As the clock ticks towards midnight, this vibrant gathering promises an unforgettable experience for those seeking a fun and exciting transition into 2024. Renowned for hosting exceptional events, La Parada invites you to bring your A-game and dance to house, funk, disco, indie, and nu-disco beats.
Located at Constantia Nek, La Parada sets the stage for an immersive celebration featuring fan-favourite cuisine and drinks, ensuring that attendees stay energized and in top form throughout the night. With an entry fee of R100 per person, this New Year’s Cafe event offers an accessible yet high-quality experience for both locals and visitors looking to bid farewell to the old year and welcome the new one surrounded by good music, delectable offerings, and a vibrant atmosphere.
Address: 2 Constantia Main Rd, Hout Bay, Cape Town
Date and Time: 31 December 2023 from 3 pm
New Year’s Eve at the Waterfront 🎆
Take your New Year’s celebration to the next level by choosing the V&A Waterfront as your destination. As a central point for year-end festivities, the waterfront will always stand out as the preferred location for those wanting a refined atmosphere. With its sophisticated dining options, a backdrop of shimmering lights, and live musical performances, the V&A Waterfront offers the best welcoming the new year.
As the clock approaches midnight, the waterfront draws in crowds to partake in the city’s celebratory spirit. As the new year dawns, the waterfront provides opportunities for leisurely activities such as shopping, strolling, and coastal cruises. With its exciting surroundings, the V&A Waterfront stands as one of the best destinations for an exhilarating New Year’s celebration, promising a memorable experience for both locals and tourists.
Address: Dock Road, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town
As the clock ticks down to midnight, Cape Town beckons revellers to partake in an array of New Year’s Eve experiences, each promising a flavour of celebration. Whether you find yourself in the vibey beats of a beachfront party or savouring the elegance of a castle soirée, Cape Town’s festivities create a memorable moment, weaving together the past and the promise of a new beginning. As the city bids farewell to the old and welcomes the new, these diverse celebrations show the true New Year’s Eve and Day experience in Cape Town‘s seasonal spirit, offering an unforgettable start to 2024.
Happy New Year!!! 🥳🥂 – From the CapeTourism.com team