Alcazar NYE

Alcazar: Cape Town’s inner city NYE celebration

Alcazar is the upmarket Cape Town New Year’s Eve extravaganza
31 December 2022: 4pm till late
082 786 6744
Cape Town High School
Alcazar NYE

Alcazar: Cape Town’s inner city NYE celebration

14 artists, 3 stages and 20 performers ft Super Flu, Dirty Doering & more

Last updated: 18 November 2022

Cape Town’s hottest New Year’s Eve party is back. This upmarket extravaganza, held at the foot of Table Mountain, is over 10 hours of eclectic music with mind-blowing stage architecture and flamboyant performance art. Here’s everything you need to know about Alcazar NYE (including the theme for 2022). 

Alcazar NYE is Cape Town’s inner city New Year’s Eve celebration. Image: Alcazar NYE


Alcazar is an annual New Year’s celebration, set against the dramatic backdrop of Table Mountain. ​​Three immersive art stages will whisk you away into a kaleidoscope of joie de vivre, with 3D projection mapping, dancers, gymnasts and performance artists. Alcazar attracts more than 5000 party-goers every year – so expect to see the who’s who of Cape Town and visitors from around the globe. Note: Alcazar is an over 21s event.

Come and dance all day and night in a totally secure and wind protected venue. Image: Alcazar NYE


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Each year the 3-storey-high mainstage at Alcazar is inspired by one of the great palaces of the world to create an astonishing art piece. This year, delve into the ancient civilisation of the Aztecs and the Mayan palace Palenque.

Azteca Dream draws inspiration from the Aztecs and some of their most colourful, style-minded people in history. Be part of the splendour and explore the artistry of the Aztecs, or tap into your inner panther, jaguar or exotic bird and dress up in an extravagant costume, if you wish to dress up.

Fancy dress at Alcazar is optional, but highly encouraged. Image: Alcazar NYE


This year, the Alcazar main stage is going to be grander than ever with Sexy Groovy Love curating the events. Expect the hottest lineup, including German acts Dirty Doering and Super Flu. 

Alcazar has a wide scope of great party music. Image: Alcazar NYE

Get your pack together and howl your way through the night at the intelligent tech house. Wolfkop Den is an electric dance floor that promises wonder and  fun-filled vibrations all night long. If you’re looking for something less techno and more showman, Le Fee Verte is the place to be. A decadent, indoor ballroom full of all things funky, this stage brings Nu Disco, hip hop party vibes.

All 3 stages will run from 9pm - 4am. Image: Alcazar NYE


Alcazar’s DJs will play with exotic creatures across 3 stages. See the lineup for each stage below. 





Super Flu

Jews for Techno

Richard Marshall

Dirty Doering

Paradise Citizens

Bruno Morphet

Abby Nurock

Pierre Estienne

Marshall BTB Morphet



Dean Fuel


DJ Buhle





Tickets range from R490pp to R910 per person, depending on when you purchase your ticket. These standard tickets offer full access to the Alcazar experience, but if you’re feeling fancy, there are VIP options too.

VIP Experience passes range from R820pp to R1 330 per person and include access to the raised VIP bar and seating area overlooking the main dance floor. Private VIP tables, including your own dedicated waiter, drinks packages and sushi, start from R2 800 per person.

For the foodies: Gourmet food trucks will be available, including vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options. 

Tickets can be purchased online. Image: Alcazar NYE


Alcazar is available: 31 December from 4pm - 4am
Find it: Cape Town High School, 96 Hatfield Street, Gardens
Book: Via Alcazar’s website
Contact on:, Instagram: @alcazarnye



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