Cape Town is the place to be this New Years! Whether you wanna hit the beach or party hard, here at Trend E, we’ve got you! Here are five events to attend this New Year’s Eve.

1. Kirstenbosch Summerset New Year’s Eve Concert:

On New Year’s Eve, the gardens of Kirstenbosch present South African singer-songwriter, Jeremy Loops, who will be sharing the stage with Cape Town band, Crimson House. Get together with family and friends, have a picnic under the stars while enjoying some amazing local music and you’ll have the perfect New Years Eve.This is a picnic concert so bring the necessities. Alcoholic drinks are permitted.

Kirstenbosch Gardens
Image: Paul Bothner Music

Time: 8.30pm till midnight

Cost: R415pp

2. Cape Town Comedy Club Annual New Years Eve Show:

The best way to walk into the New Year is with a smile on your face and that’s exactly how the Cape Town Comedy Club New Years Show will leave you feeling. This year’s show will be hosted by Carl Weber and Dj Azuhl, featuring snippets from their sold out show #WaarWasJy. The show features some of South Africa’s best comedians: Lindy Johnson, Angel Campey and KG Mokgadi. The ticket prices include a welcome drink on arrival and a glass of bubbly for the countdown. Happy Hour will be from 6pm to 7pm. End the year on a good note at one of the best Comedy Clubs in the world!

Time: Doors open at 6pm and show starts at 9pm

Cost: R450pp

Comedy Night
Via: MyCitybynight

3. Shimmy Beach Club:

Shimmy Beach Club hosts one of the biggest New Years parties in Cape Town. This year, the club will be transformed into Ibiza and channelling the Island party experience. Amazing dancers and performers will be on the iconic Shimmy Beach Club stage creating the vibe.This years lineup includes Camilo Franco from Barcelona, Andy Baxter from Ibiza and Dean Fuel. Get prepared to party all night into the New Year at Shimmy Beach Club.

Time: 19:00 – 04:00

Cost: R750pp – R1800pp

Shimmy Beach Club
Image via: Junk Mail Blog

4. New Years Eve at the V&A Waterfront:

The V&A hosts the biggest NYE celebration in South Africa.This year’s theme is MOTHER EARTH so be there to witness the amazing festivities and the spectacular NYE fireworks at midnight.The parade starts at 6pm at the Flagpole courtyard. Various restaurants will be open on the evening across the V&A to cater to all of your hunger pangs on the night. Experience live pop-up performances such as the beautiful Tree Opera singer, Our Mother Earth singing divas, The Fab 4 Acapella group, The Nomadic Orchestra and much more.

Time: 6pm till midnight

Cost: Free

V&A Waterfront
Image via: MyPR

5. Alcazar New Year’s Eve:

Alcazar NYE is 12 hours of non-stop partying, performance art, eating delicious food and basically, just having a really good time. Alcazar is a New Year’s Eve celebration brought to you by Bazique Festival and Wolfkop Weekender.The theme this year is ‘Arabian Nights’, so get your outfits together! The party features two main stages, The Bazique Outdoor stage which is a large scale art piece and the indoor Wolfkop Ballroom which is an electric ballroom set inside a heritage building. The night’s lineup features 5fm Dj, Kid Fonque, Dean Fuel, Lady M, Floyd Lavine and much more. Go to Alcazar this New Years Eve to experience an unforgettable night!

Image via: Howler

Time: 4pm till late

Cost: R300pp to R1000pp

Here are all the events so now – it is up too you to finish 2018 with a bang!

Which event will you be attending on New Year’s Eve? Let us know in the comments below!

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