Unique: New Year’s Eve in Cape Town

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Unique: New Year’s Eve in Cape Town

Unique events, parties and what to do on 31 December 2022 to welcome 2023 (new info added weekly)

Last updated: 20 October 2022 

Let's welcome 1 January 2023 with the most incredible people around us this 31 December, a truly pandemic free New Year's Eve in The Mother City and surrounds.

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Cape Town’s hottest New Year’s Eve party is back. Set against the dramatic backdrop of Table Mountain, this upmarket extravaganza has mind-blowing stage architecture and 20 flamboyant performers. Take your pick between 3 different stages and listen to local and international acts for 12 hours straight. Find out the theme, lineup and where to book for Alcazar NYE.

Cape Town High School | 96 Hatfield Street | Gardens | @alcazarnye | Image: Alcazar

31 DEC: Heat Wave in Century City 

Metro FM's confirmed Heatwave for 31 December in Cape Town's Century City.

30 DEC - 1 JAN '23 3-Day New Year’s Eve Festival Plett

Day 1 - Fri 30th Dec ‘22: Plett Rugby Fields ft. Spoegwolf & Elandre
Day 2 - Sat 31st Dec ‘22: at Plett Rugby Fields ft. GoodLuck,Veranda Panda, Kimmy K, Will Linley & Casey Lowry
Day 3 - Sun 1st Jan ‘23: at Plett Rugby Fields
ft Mango Groove & The Kiffness3 Day New Year's Eve in Plett: 


The Park Inn by Radisson Foreshore will also announce their New Year's Eve. If you're looking at celebrating New Year's Eve on Table Mountain, you might be disappointed, however The Park Inn's Harald's Bar upstairs has the most spectacular views of Table Mountain. 

Details on when Table Mountain closes on New Year's Eve will follow, as well as when Table Mountain opens on Sunday 1 January 2023.


Wondering what do do with kids on New Year's Eve in Cape Town? Its V&A Waterfront offers lots of child or teenager friendly activities.  We'll weekly update you on this in our popular (free) newsletter.


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