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Secrets Of Summer New Years Eve Music Festival

December 31, 2023 @ 14:00 - January 1, 2024 @ 03:00


Secrets of Summer 2022 was an unforgettable experience that brought together music, dance, and celebration to welcome in the New Year. The love, friendships and epic moments shared on the dance floor will forever be etched in the memories of all who attended. We are grateful to everyone who joined us for the event and we can’t wait to do it all again.

Save the date for a groundbreaking New Year’s Eve celebration on December 31st, 2023! We’re taking the scene to new heights with three colossal stages, each offering a uniquely curated experience that will immerse you like never before.

Spanning over an expansive 30,000 square meters, Secrets of Summer is preparing to welcome a vibrant crowd of 15,000 enthusiastic event-goers, aiming to become the nation’s most beloved Outdoor Music Festival of 2023. Join us for an exuberant celebration that will set the standard for an epic start to the new year!


Ticket Type and Area Access Zones

General Access

Provides access to the entire festival experience excluding access to VIP & VVIP areas

VIP Village Upgrade

Our VIP Village is getting a major upgrade for 2023, with modifications that are sure to take your experience to the next level. 7000 square metres of VIP space, complete with a mega VIP stage that will feature top international & local artists. Indulge in the luxury of 5 bars and a plethora of lounging areas, as well as exciting brand activation points and a VIP food village. And that’s not all – with direct side access to the main stage and immediate event entry, you’ll be at the heart of the action all night long. We’re pulling out all the stops to make sure your VIP experience is unforgettable (also includes access to all General Areas of the festival).

High Roller WIP Platinum

For the first time in Secrets of Summer history, we’re unveiling a limited number of High Roller VIP tickets. Experience the unparalleled excitement of our High Roller VVIP Platinum Experience. Nestled alongside the main stage, the VVIP area promises a host of premium benefits. From 8pm – 1am enjoy complimentary drinks and meet-and-greet with local performing artists, all captured by our dedicated professional photographers. Your enjoyment is paramount, with access to lounge seating, private backstage restrooms, and front-row view of the thrilling main stage performances. The perks extend further – your VVIP ticket also grants you access to the VIP Village and all General areas.

We have a limited amount of Early Bird Tickets remaining (book soon to avoid paying more later)

Artist Line-up

We’re excited to announce that Secrets of Summer 2023 is set to our biggest event ever, with an incredible multi-genre lineup featuring talent from around the world, as well as SA’s leading performers.

Our phase 1 artist lineup will be released in September.


Experiences that lasts a lifetime

Contact – Brands, Media, Entertainment and Vendors


Whatsapp: +27825622582


Age Requirement: 18+ only. (ID, Passport, or Driver’s License required for age verification)

No Alcohol or Liquids: No outside alcohol or liquids allowed inside.

Food Items: Outside food not permitted, except for fully sealed snacks in original packaging.

No Dangerous Objects or Illegal Substances

Cashless Policy: Cash not accepted. Debit/credit/cheque cards welcome.

Photography: No drones & no professional equipment except for accredited media. Mobile phones allowed.

Re-entry: Full security and ticket check required. Check re-entry times at gates.

Assumption of Risk: Attendees acknowledge and understand that they are attending the event on their own risk. This includes risk of loss, theft, or damage to personal property, or personal injury, including death.

Disclaimer of Liability: Secrets of Summer – New Year’s Eve Music Festival, its employees, volunteers, contracted workers, and affiliates, are not responsible for any loss, theft, damage to personal property, personal injury or death that may occur at the event. By entering the festival, attendees waive any claims for liability against the event organizers, and their respective affiliates, officers, directors, employees, volunteers and contracted workers.

Media Release: By entering the festival grounds, you grant the festival permission to capture videos and photos of you during the event. These media assets may be used for post-event marketing purposes to promote future events and showcase the festival experience.

Emergency Situations: In the event of an emergency we have dedicated medical teams stationed throughout the festival grounds to provide immediate assistance if needed. Additionally, a team of security officials is present to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all attendees.

Right of Admission Reserved


By purchasing a ticket for Secrets of Summer – New Year’s Eve Music Festival, you agree to the following terrms.

Early Bird Tickets: We have adopted a gradual pricing structure for our Early Bird Discounted Tickets, where the cost increases slowly over time instead of experiencing large jumps. This ensures that purchasing tickets early comes with a greater advantage. As the event date approaches, ticket prices gradually rise in smaller increments, providing an incentive for early buyers and encouraging everyone to secure their tickets in advance.

Agreement to Event Rules: By purchasing a ticket, you agree to comply with all event rules and understand that the event organizer may change these rules at their discretion.

Ticket Transfer: If you choose to transfer your ticket to someone else, it is your responsibility to ensure the ticket is transferred to the new holder’s name and ID number. This can be done through a direct transfer from your account. If the new ticket holder doesn’t have a Quicket account, one will be created for them when the transfer is executed. Please note that the organizers are not responsible for losses or fraudulent transactions between third parties.

Ticket Resale: If you can no longer attend the event or wish to sell your ticket, you may do so using the Quicket safe resale platform. This ensures the safety and authenticity of the transaction.

Non-Refundable Policy: All tickets purchased for the event are non-refundable. In the event you are unable to attend or choose not to attend the event for any reason, you will not be eligible for a refund, you may however gift or sell your ticket to someone else.

Be prepared to have the most incredible New Year’s Eve celebration ever.



December 31 @ 14:00
January 1, 2024 @ 03:00
Event Category:


Secrets of Summer


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