If you’re wondering what to do on your NYE and haven’t made any plans yet? Look no further… we’ve got you covered. For starters, if you’re spending your NYE in Cape Town, you’ve already made a stellar life choice because Cape Town hosts some of the hottest NYE events and you’re literally spoiled for choice. Oh, and did we mention… IT’S CAPE TOWN… need we say more? We’ve compiled a tiny little list of some of the Cape Town NYE events that is sure to get your 2019 started on an exciting note.

1. Shimmy Beach Club Presents Blue Marlin Ibiza New Year’s Eve:

Ever heard of Blue Marlin Beach club in Ibiza? Blue Marlin is one of Ibiza’s most famous beach clubs. A home from home for the rich and famous with VIP treatment will have you feeling like a member of the A list. This year Shimmy Beach Club plan on bringing you “the essence of Ibiza” as they transport you to the White Ilse with their NYE party!

Add together entertaining dancers and performers, world class production and some of the best local and international DJ’s and you have the perfect recipe that will have you dancing into 2019 under the beautiful Cape Town night sky.

Shimmy Beach Club
Image via: Shimmy Beach Club ZA


The Event Details: 

Date: 31 December 2018

Time: 19:00 pm  – 04:00 am  

Ticket Price: R750 – R1800

Bookings: tickets@shimmybeachclub.co.za


Shimmy Beach Club
Image via: One Eyed Jack


The Line Up: 

  • Camilo Franco (Barcelona)
  • Andy Baxter (Ibiza)
  • Dean Fuel

Ticket Details: 

General Admission Early Bird – R750

General Admisison – R950

VIP – R1800 – grants you access via a separate entrance to the VIP lounge area, with VIP toilets, waiter service and unreserved seating.

NB: Tickets for the event are limited. Premier tickets are available for groups of 8 and more.

Bookings: http://shimmy.howler.co.za

No under 18s are allowed.

Shimmy Beach Club
Image via: Facebook Shimmy Beach Club

2. Pacha Ibiza Party At Grand Café And Beach Bar:

Not feeling the Blue Marlin vibe but still want to channel those Ibiza NYE vibes? Well, look no further. The world’s party paradise is brought to you courtesy of The Grand Café and Beach Bar. Pacha Ibiza, is another well-known club in Ibiza and following its previous successful NYE bashes in Cape Town, the club is bringing its epic NYE party for another round on our gorgeous beachfront club. Bigger and better than ever before, Grand Beach Pacha Ibiza on tour NYE Dinner presented by Ciroc and Heineken, tickets are now on sale.

Grand Africa
Image via: Crush Magazine

The Event Details:

Dinner Times: Doors open for dinner 19h30 for the Pacha New Year’s Eve dinner the grand feast. (grand feast dinner tickets available at the venue)

Party Times: Doors open for party 21:30 for the Pacha New Year’s Eve party.


No Under 18’s are allowed.

The Line Up: 

The evening will begin with an exquisite VIP dinner, followed by a night of the finest music from Pacha resident DJs Danny Wade and Taao Kross.

DJ Taao Kroos
Via: Twiter Taao Kroos

3. Kinky Summer NYE Festival: Go To Sea

Not into beach clubs and fancy pants vibes? More of a festival goer?? Well then, Kink Summer is for you!! Kinky Summer is brought to you by the minds behind We Love Summer and Kinky Disco. The Kinky Summer team regard their New Year’s Eve celebrations as ”a sacred tradition, carried forward for thousands of years”. This year’s festival includes 6 incredible stages, 6 of the country’s favourite party brands, a host of International acts and local supporting artists, their famous “Festival” food court, premium camping options & more.

Kinky Summer Event
Via: Franschhoek Life

The Line Up:

  • Max Chapman (UK)
  • Dirty Chapman (UK)
  • Sascha Cawa (GER)
  • Till Von Sein (GER)
  • Boogie Weis (FRA)

    Kinky Summer ZA
    Image via: Kinky Summer ZA

The Event Details: 

The Location: Wemmershoek Road, R301 Franschhoek Paarl.

Date: 31 December 2018 – 1 January 2019

Time: 12:00 – 06:

Bookings: www.kinkysummer.co.za OR https://www.howler.co.za/events/kinky-summer-goes-to-sea-nye-c98a


4. Asoka Restaurant and Bar:

Situated on Upper Kloof street, Asoka -one of Kloof’s trendy bars- will host a NYE party that’s the perfect combination of intimate yet festive like any large-scale event!!

Asoka has partnered with French Champagne house Moët & Chandon for a Bohemian NYE bash. Guests can look forward to an excellent line-up while nibbling on delicious on canapés and sipping bubbly OR feasting and four-course set menu.

The Line up:

  • Jason Reolon on keyboards, trumpeter Lee “Lips” Thomson,
  • Resident DJ Jayson Stoffberg
  • German deep house group JanuaryOne

Ticket Details: 

R450 (party admission)
R800 (canapés and bubbly)
R1 450 (four-course dinner and glass of bubbly)
R1 000 (bottle service from 11.30pm)

Time: 7pm – 3am

Contact details: 021 422 0909, info@asoka.za.com
Location: 68 Kloof Street, Gardens, Cape Town

Please note Guests can pay online, via EFT, or in cash at the venue.

Asoka NYE
Via: Asoka ZA

5. V&A Waterfront New Year’s Eve Celebration:

If you’re not looking to blow the budget and are in search pf a family-friendly NYE celebration, why not head over to the V&A Waterfront for their annual NYE Bash. This year the theme is all about celebrating MOTHER EARTH. The Waterfront will be in keeping with bustling and colourful experience and will be loaded with pop up performances and delicious food in all the main areas throughout the night. With tons of non-stop entertainment and fireworks at Midnight, this makes for a complete experience as you enter your 2019. There will be a V&A kid’s crew who will be handing out location assist bracelets to you and your children to aid with kids’ safety during the event.

Attractions To Look Out For: 

  • Earth Floats
  • Mother Earth pop up performances such as the beautiful Tree Opera singer
  • Our Mother Earth singing divas,
  • The Fab 4 Acapella Group
  • Earth Nymphs and Tree Spirits
  • The Nomadic Orchestra
  • The Mother Earth NYE celebration parade starts @ 6pm at the flagpole courtyard and the entertainment continues till – midnight.

The Event Details: 

  • Cost: Free
  • Location: V&A Waterfront
  • Date: 31 December 2018
  • Time: 6:00 PM – 11:59 PM
V&A Waterfront NYE
Image via: Spice4life

Whether you’re looking to love out your Ibiza NYE party fantasy, gather with fellow music festival goers, Cosy and party it up with a four-course meal, or gather up your family for a fun-filled, no-cost jol, Cape Town has it all this NYE. So, gather up your NYE Crew and celebrate your New Year’s Eve well. Remember to party responsibly and be safe this New Years.

Which event will you be attending this New Years Eve? Let us know in the comments below!

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