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Where To Celebrate Like It’s 2019 This New Year’s Eve
Cape Town's selection of unique, special and spectacular parties, dinners and celebrations to ring in 2019
Last Updated: 21 September 2018
There's an awesome all-white party on Heritage Square and two parties at the Silo District’s Radisson Red.
More are coming and we'll be updating this page periodically with our selection of special gatherings and events to end the year every week.
AN ALL-WHITE AFFAIR ON HERITAGE SQUARE
Shortmarket Street favourites HQ and Roast & Co. are transforming Heritage Square into an all-white wonderland – themed drinks included. The decor and drinks are classy, as is the dinner. The three-course meal at HQ, including an all-white themed cocktail, is their classic sirloin steak and a white chocolate and coconut delightfully angelic dessert.
You’ll also be able to dine at Roast & Co. with another three-course meal (you’ll also get that cool all-white cocktail). How does Mzansi-fried mac 'n cheese, chakalaka salsa, sage and sour cream sound?
The DJ line-up and entrance fees will be released closer to the time. Full prepayment is required to secure your booking. Dinner tickets include entrance to the festivities afterwards. And remember to don your best all-white and heavenly-inspired outfits.
When: 31 December 2018 7pm till late
Contact: HQ: firstname.lastname@example.org Roast & Co: email@example.com
Where: 100 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town
ROOFTOP RADISSON BLU RESOLUTIONS
Ring in the new year rooftop-style. Head to the Ghibli Pool Bar for an awesome New Year’s Eve celebration that includes a welcome cocktail, a private bar for the evening, canapes, pool and a live DJ throughout the evening. Plus, there’ll be a superhero theme and champagne specials. So, don your favourite hero outfit and get ready to celebrate. Bookings essential.
When: 31 December 2018
Contact: +27 (0)21 467 4000 , firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: 22 Riebeek Street, Cape Town City Centre
ROCK INTO THE NEW YEAR WITH RADISSON RED
The Silo District’s Radisson Red will be hosting two awesome New Year’s Eve parties. Head to their stylish OUIBar + KTCHN for a live performance with new-age pop-rock band Monark at 7pm. Tickets include your choice of burgers, tacos and fries, plus you’ll get a welcome gin and tonic when you arrive.
If you’re into something a little bit more dramatic, catch the last sunset of 2018 on the RED Roof at their #PartyInTheClouds celebration. This event starts at 6pm with live singers and a DJ later in the evening. Tickets cost R2100pp and include a seafood feast and a welcome drink. Both tickets exclude the cost of extra drinks.
You’ll need to prepay to guarantee your spot and space is limited, so settle on your NYE plans and book for one of these dazzling celebrations soon.
When: 6pm–2am 31 December 2018
Contact: +27 (0)87 086 1578, email@example.com
Where: Radisson RED No.6 Silo Square, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Radisson RED No.6 Silo Square, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
ARABIAN NIGHTS AND NEW YEAR’S EVE DELIGHTS
Dazzle into 2019 with a magical themed evening celebration hosted by Radisson Blu Waterfront. Wander into Aladdin’s Cave for a welcome drink, three-course buffet dinner, live entertainment and front row seats to the exciting firework display at midnight, as well as a sparkling glass of wine at Tobago’s Restaurant and Terrace. Or kick things up a notch with a captivating Arabian-themed night at Harbour View, includes a welcome drink, five-course set menu, live entertainment and front row seating to the firework display, plus a glass of sparkling wine at midnight. Keep celebrating on New Year’s Day with live entertainment and a three-course lunchtime buffet at Tobago’s Restaurant and Terrace. Kids under 12 eat for half-price and kids under 5 eat for free. Bookings essential.
When: 31 December 2018, 6:30pm–1am and 1 January 2019, 12:30pm–3:30pm
Contact: +27 (0)21 441 3000 , firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: 100 Beach Road, Granger Bay, Cape Town
AN IMMERSIVE ART EXPERIENCE
Ring in the new year with this exciting indoor and outdoor event hosted against Table Mountain. Brought to you by festival favourites Bazique and Wolfkop Weekender, the event promises a 12-hour “experiential partying” experience. Guests are encouraged to dress up in their best Eastern-inspired extravagant outfits as this themed fest boasts an Arabian fortress of two magical stages, crazy decor and inspiring art.
When: 31 December 2018–1 January 2019
Contact: +27 (0)21 424 1022, email@example.com
Where: The Paddocks, cnr Hatfield and Orange Street
DISCO IN THE VINEYARDS
Join “The Frenchman” DJ Rene, as he takes over Cape Point Vineyards and keeps the party going into 2019. The Grand South NYE party will be a disco theme (prizes for best dressed) and tickets get you a summertime new year’s party in a vineyard – bet you haven’t done that before. A VIP ticket will get you canapes, exclusive access to the deck and a glass of celebratory bubbly on arrival.
Cost: R300pp (early birds before 31 October), R350pp thereafter, R400pp at the door. VIP costs R750pp.
When: 31 December 2018–1 January 2019, 6pm–3am
Contact: +27 (0)21 789 0900, firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Cape Point Vineyards, Silvermine Road, Noordhoek
NEW YEAR NEW MOON
Say cheers to 2018 and watch the sun set on another great year from one of the best views in the Cape at this new year’s hike. The 9.75km route will take you through the Greater Simonsberg Conservancy and Yellowwood forest to the top of Klapmutskop where you’ll enjoy a glass of bubbly to welcome 2019. Your ticket price includes a shuttle, map, bubbly as well as a juice for kids. Plus, you can even enjoy a picnic basket for an additional R80pp.
Cost: R150pp, R60pp for kids under 10 years old.
When: December 31st, 4pm–9pm
Contact: +27 (0)21 884 4752, email@example.com
Where: DelVera, Stellenbosch
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