30 New Years Eve Parties in SA's Biggest Cities

30 New Years Eve Parties in SA's Biggest Cities

30 New Years Eve Parties in SA's Biggest Cities
Don't miss out on all of the hottest shenanigans popping off in your city! Check our guide of the top events this New Years!


The heart of South Africa beats to her own tune. She might be called the ‘Mother City’ but she parties like a seasoned professional.

Summer Sensation NYE Beach Party

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Running throughout the day, party people will be able to join the fun in the sun early. Dancing in the crystal blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean or frolicking in the tidal and splash pools while listening to music from an assortment of music maestros including Singapore's Number 1 Female DJ Nicole Chen alongside SA's favourites at the ultimate day party into night time NYE celebration.

Genre: EDM/ Electronic

Where: Maidens Cove, Clifton 4th Beach, Clifton Cape Town

Damage: R400 Pre Sold, R700 Pre Sold VIP

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Fact Cape Town ROCKS NYE party presented by SABC 1 and Metro FM

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DJ Tira is bringing his FACT brand to Cape Town this New Year’s Eve for the brands inaugural show. Five private jets have been chartered to fly in some of SA's best talent, some playing at the Fact Durban Rocks event as well. The event will feature a Main Stage and RedBull Stage which will feature a lot of Cape Town local talent as well.

Facts offers food traders, over 100m of bars, tight security and credit/debit card facilities available at all bars but bring some cash for food traders.

Genre: House/ Electronic/ Progressive

Where: Ostrich Farm

Damage: R300 General Presold, R850 VIP, VVIP SOLD OUT

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NYE TouchBass Yacht and Rooftop Party

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There will be dancing and quality house music. The Pre-party on the Luxury Yacht, followed by the Rooftop party, under the stars & the best views of the Waterfront’s legendary Fireworks display. The Yacht will leave the Waterfront for a 2hr with DJ's, a thumping sound system and a fully stocked cash bar on board. Departing from the harbour at 13h and cruising through Clifton and Camps bay, before returning to the Waterfront at 15h00.

Genre:Dance/ EDM/ Electronic/ House

Where: Clock Tower, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town

Damage: R320


Surfing Safari NYE

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Decodance presents the beach experience in an underground 60s, 70s 80s and 90s musically themed night club. They’re filling the club with 10 tons of clean white beach sand, think beach umbrellas cocktail slush puppies and the beach boys playing the background.

Genre:Pop Hit Classics/ Alternative/ Dance

Dress code: Beach wear. No Speedos.

Where: Decodance 120 Main Road Seapoint, Cape Town

Damage: R45 General, R1300 VIP Includes bottle of Moet Champagne

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F*** Me I’m Famous

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After months of planning, Shimmy Beach Club, Cape Town’s premier lifestyle venue, has announced that they have secured David Guetta’s label FMIF (F*** Me I'm Famous!) for their legendary NYE extravaganza this December. The 'F*** Me I'm Famous parties are famous throughout the world for over a decade and now Shimmy Beach Club hosts the first one in Africa, for one night only.

Genre:House/ Electronic

Where: Shimmy Beach Club, 12 S Arm Rd, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town

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Beefcakes NYE Party

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Beefcakes is the best place to start evening walking distance to every Village after party. Situated in the hub of Gay club life, Greenpoint, Beefcakes is a fun themed venue perfect for a New Year’s Eve party of a different sexual orientation.

Where: 40 Somerset Rd, Greenpoint, Cape Town

Damage: R250 Includes Dinner and a show

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Kalk Bay Mafia NYE Party and Dinner

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The night will be filled with, authentic cuban food, signature cocktails and a vibe that only we are know for.  There will be prizes for the 3 best dressed couples or friends. The DJ at the Beach Bar will ensure that we rock until the sun comes up.

Genre:Hip Hop/ House/ Electronic

Dress Code: Themed Kalk Bay Mafia, show some flair and dress up.

Where: Cape To Cuba, Kalk Bay Main Road, Cape Town.

Damage: R150 Beach Bar, R1000 Includes 4 course meal at Cape to Cuba and entrance to the Beach Bar.

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Glitz and Glamour

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Get ready for a night of opulence, as The Bank in association with Rémy Martin and 28 BLACK presents Glitz and Glamour, featuring Cape Town’s finest DJ Loyd, one of the most diverse and talented young entertainers South Africa has to offer. Winning the Smirnoff Turntablist of the Year, a TV presenter on youth show Hectic Nine-9 on SABC 2, Actor and MC.

Genre: Electronic/ Dance

Dress Code: Strictly Smart

Where: The Bank, 54 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town

Damage: R250 General Admission

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The Beach Tavern

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Beach Tavern presents its third New Years Eve party. Last year they rocked it with some awesome live entertainment. This year promises to be even better as we kick off with live music from Charles 'n Gaz and then the DJ will take us into the early hours of New Year’s day.

Where: Woodbridge Island, Milnerton, Cape Town

Damage: R500 Table includes the bottle of Champagne, R1000 Table Includes bottle of House Spirits and mixer + Champagne

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Rez Fest NYE 2016

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Venturing into the New Year is all about the journey and this year you will be creating your own village in the mountains, away from the city and the noise of everyday life, for 4 blissful days. Rezonance is an outdoor trance party. Forget your troubles, take the ride into the wild and come enjoy a magical new space surrounded by jaw dropping mountain views, a gorgeous freshwater mountain dam to swim in, camping and full amenities including showers.

Genre: Trance/ EDM/ Electronic/ Progressive

Where: Pat Busch Mountain Reserve, Outside Robertson

Damage: EarlyBird SOLD OUT, R590 Presold Outlets, R620 Presold Quicket, R680 At the gate.

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The Most Fun New Year’s Eve Party Ever

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For the first time ever, YOH brings you THE MOST FUN NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY EVER. Some of Cape Town's best and most fun independent parties come together to celebrate the end of 2016 and take you into 2017 with a bang. Expect a spectacle of the highest order!

Genre: Trap/ House/ Progressive/ Drum and Bass

Where: Fiction Long Street, Cape Town

Damage: R100 General Admission, R120 Late Tickets

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New Years Eve Party

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Aandklas presents New Year’s Eve Party. Situated in the beautiful small town, Stellenbosch, just outside Cape Town. Rolling vineyard hills fill the landscape. A student feel and an amazing place to party.

Where: Aandklas Stellenbosch, 43 Bird St, Stellenbosch

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/590152874507377/


An Urban jungle that works hard and plays harder.

Mad Hatters Tea

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Ring in the New Year with on a beautiful rooftop venue! Attend the Mad Hat Tea Party where our urban jungle meets fantasy fun land! This is most definitely a 'Hat Party' the most insanely fabulous hat will win a prize on the night. There will be delicious little treats on arrival for all guests and those who book tables shall indulge a Living Room style tea party.Genre: House/ Electronic/ Dance/ Current Top Hits.

Dress Code: Crazy Hats

Where: Living Room 20 Kruger St, Johannesburg

Damage: R350 Early Bird, R450 General Admission, R600 Includes a table and High Tea.

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TRUTH: New Years Eve 2017

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Ring in the new year with your favourite Truth residents. Regular Saturdays always rock but come New Year’s Eve there will be an extra dose of sparkle and magic across all three dance floors with extra large line-ups delivering their final sets of the year as you countdown to 2017!

Genre: Electronic

Where: Truth, Corner Old Pretoria Main Road, James Crescent, Midrand

Damage: R100 Before 10pm ,R150  

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NYE All Black Party

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Come ring in 2017 at Industry's 'ALL BLACK PARTY' at what is still Jozi's newest, trendiest and sexiest queer space - you don't have to be queer but it will help!Located in the ever popular Maboneng Precinct, Industry is Jozi's newest and trendiest space for gay men and women meet, grab a drink and unwind in a chilled and tastefully decorated setting.

Where: Industry, 305 Fox Street Maboneng, Johannesburg

For more Info and Ticket deets: https://www.vibescout.com/event/FB345369562493676/industry-305-fox-street-maboneng/nye-all-black-party-at-industry

LED NYE Party Club to Club

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Its back, but it’s bigger. The famous outdoor tent parties continues and this time they bring you two marquees and three dance floors with an interactive "Club 2 Club" party zone and loads of chill out areas! This is the biggest indoor and outdoor festival production they have ever put together!

Dress Code: All White Beach Wear

Where: Madison Avenue Rivonia 19 Wessels Road

Damage: R200 Presold, R300 General Admission

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Randlords New Years Bash

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The theme at this year’s Randlords New Year’s Bash is dress to impress, which guarantees the night will be a grand affair. Upon arrival, you get a free welcome cocktail and canapes.

Dress Code: Dress to Impress

Where: 22nd floor South Point towers 41 De Korte Street

Damage: R350 4pm - 8pm, R450 Thereafter, R10 000 VIP includes 10 Vip tickets, Food platter and 2 Bottles of spirits

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Soweto Theatre in Colourful Countdown

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The City of Johannesburg’s Soweto Theatre will be hosting the theatre’s New Year’s Eve party. Two stages will be used featuring well known and up-and-coming musicians, DJ’s and comedians. The sensational line-up will include artists in a variety of popular music genres.

Where: Corner Bolani Link and Bolani Road, Jabulani, Soweto

Damage: Tickets are SOLD OUT

Stay in touch with social media for last minute ticket give aways.

Hello New Years, Good bye 2016

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Arcade Empire presents NEW YEARS 2016, one bad-ass party to end off 365 days of Arcade parties, heatwaves, heavy rain and whatever made you sad! One electro stage, one main alternative stage, good party vibes & one great way to start your 2017!

Where: Arcade Empire 265 The Hwy St, Pretoria

Damage: R120 Early Bird, R140 Presold, R160 at the Door

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NYE Carnival street Party

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Madison Avenue presents its famous NYE Street Party. For one night only the dress code will be a lot more casual and you can enjoy the fresh Pretoria air while you party into the New Year. Tickets get you access all night to Madison, Presley’s, Action Bar & Outside tented area.

Dress Code: Casual. No Open Shoes or Caps

Where:Madison Avenue, 2 Ernies Place, Pretoria

Tickets available at the door.

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The Neon Demon

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Aandklas presents a night meant to not break your pocket this New Year’s Eve. Situated in Hatfield square the party centre of Pretoria. Amazing drink specials and a fun vibey environment.

Where: Aandklas Hatfield Square, Pretoria

Damage: R10

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Fools Gold NYE

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The very first EVER new years at Railways Cafe. A themed beach house party it will definitely be jumping. All the bars will be closed, no food will be sold...BUT there will be Braai Facilities up so you can make your food as you wish. Ice will be provided free of cost. There will be live entertainment, inflatable pools, games and beer pong.ALL KIDS OF ALL AGES WELCOME

Where: Railway Cafe 2 Hack Rd, Pretoria

Damage: R200 per head

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Durban is a trip to a tropical paradise within the borders of South Africa.

Unyaka NYE Festival

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Situated this year at Giba Gorge MTB Park, the festival is remarkably close, at under 30 minutes from Durban and Pmb it really is practical enough to get dropped off if you don't have transport, yet it offers a complete nature sanctuary away from the city & suburbs. With exquisitely manicured gardens, lushly decorated with lighting and psychedelic patterns, the venue is an amazing outdoor party arena to bring in the new year. The venue also features proper in house built toilets, hot showers, and fantastic facilities.

Where: Giba Gorge MTB Park, 110 Stockville Rd, Pinetown,

Damage:R200 Early Bird, R250 General admission, R300 Late Tickets

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Fact Durban ROCKS

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Held at the Peoples Park. Fact Durban ROCKS promises this year's artists are a mixture of the countries established best in the business, who have won international awards and filled stadiums. Some new big breakout artists are also in the mix which will provide you with the very best entertainment this New Year's Eve. There will be food traders, over 150m of bars, tight security and Durban's biggest Fireworks display. Credit card facilities available at all bars bring cash for food traders.

Where: 44 Isaiah Ntshangase Road

Damage: R200 General Admission, R800 VIP, R2000 VVIP

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Origin NYE 2017

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Once again Origin pretends to go all posh for her 2017 NYE party, and hosts a glittering affair at the club, but she’s fooling nobody, as moments into the evening she reveals her true colours, dancing on the tables in her stilettos spilling champagne and tequila everywhere, and proceeds to get exceedingly trashy just minutes into the evening. The wood bar has HALF PRICE everything until 10pm and is available for everyone and also features R10 drinks all night long.

Where: Origin Nightclub, 9 Clark Road

Damage:R160 Pre Sold, R200 General Admission at the door, R200 VIP Pre Sold,R250 VIP at the door.

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The Last Great Party 2016

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Picture a world where the champagne never stops flowing, the music never stops playing, the jewels never come off and the party never ends. Now throw in gourmet hors d'oeuvres Durbans nightlife elite, glitterati, the thumping bass of decadent modern house music, the sexy sounds of r&b and the guitar riffs of old time rock and roll. With a focus on service and catering to a mature clientele you're in for a night of absolute ecstasy as Absolute brings you the art of indulgence to start your new year.

Where: Absolute, 258 Florida Road

Damage: R80 Before 10pm, R150 VIP Tickets available at the door.

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New Years with RepubliK

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So, if you’re tired of getting to this time of year and not really knowing what you feel like doing. If you aren't excited by the thought of going to a massive festival and waiting in lines for hours on end, then RepubliK has got you covered. Join them for evening of guaranteed festivities and just all round kiff vibes. They’ve got a vinyl DJ downstairs and a host of other DJ's upstairs at BrewHaus.

Where: RepubliK, Broadway and Kensington, Swapo Rd

Damage: R650 Includes 3 Course meal, Tickets to Brewhaus, Party favours, 2 Drinks, A round of signature shooters, Live music.For more information visit http://republik.co.za

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New Years Party

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The Amsterdam Bar and Grill presents New Years Party. Catch 2 of Durban's finest Dj's, Renaud5 and Scissorhands, live at Amsterdam Bar this New Year’s Eve.There will also be drink promos and lots of drink specials throughout the evening.

Where: Amsterdam Bar and Grill, 143 Helen Joseph Rd

Damage: FREE

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Ballito New Year’s Eve Street Party

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South Africa’s most famous street party, Ballito NYE! It’s back and this year you’re in for a surprise as they have completely overhauled the entire event. Given it brand new, more decorative and more intimate feel.

Where: Sandra Road & Crush Night Club, Ballito, Dolphin Coast

Damage:R300 General Admission, R400 Main Sale, R420 Late Tickets

More info visit: http://www.newyearsevesa.co.za/

Grand Finale

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The hiphop celebration set to redefine of the biggest night of the year in Durban. The teaming up of 3 entertainment power players: music label Mabala Noise, legendary promoter Kgolo da Guru and event company Flipside Productions. Grand Finale is to set to deliver thee ultimate experience. Keeping it 100% local, various artists from the Mabala Noise stable will perform exclusively at The Grand Finale on the 31st December at the Kings Park Stadium. The super talented ‘Juice Back’ hit maker Nasty C will headline alongside over 20 of SA’s finest live hip hop acts who will be announced as we draw closer to the party.  

Where: Growthpoint King's Park Stadium, Durban

Damage: R195 Early Bird, R295 General Admission, R1285 VIP, R2895 VVIP, R30 000 VIP Booth includes 10  VIP tickets a bottle and mixers.

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