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Cape Town New Years Eve Celebrations 2019/2020

NYE Concerts and Events in Cape Town 2019/2020

Are you looking for great Cape Town New Years Eve events in December 2019? Where to go for the New Year's countdown? Find here our top tips for that extra special welcome and ushering in the New Year 2020 in style in the Mother City.

Cape Town New Years Eve Celebrations

• Cape Town:  V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre Concert and Fireworks. 31 December 2019. Starts at 18h00. With fireworks at Midnight. Free entrance with lots of entertainment with live bands in four activity zones: earth, wind, fire and water. Parking is probably best in the Silo district or Breakwater Parking from Beach Road entrance. Quite busy and crowded, but what better start into 2020 could you wish for? 

• Cape Town, Newlands: Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens New Years Eve Concert 2019. Open air concert with Freshlyground and Native Young in one of the city's most wonderful settings. Gates open at 19h00 on 31 December 2019 until 0h15 on 1 January 2020. Tickets are R435 for entry and concert. 

• Cape Town, Sea Point: New Years Eve Ball 2019. Celebrate the beginning of the New Year 2019 in style at Harvey's at the Winchester Mansions. Dinner, dance and entertainment. Starting at 18h30 with sundowners around the pool. Tickets from R1995. More info.

• Cape Town, V&A Waterfront: Cape Town Comedy Club - New Years Eve Party at the pump house.  From 21h00. tbc. Tickets include show, welcome drink and a glass of bubbly for the countdown. 

• Cape Town, CBD: Alcazar NYE. New years celebration on three dance floors from 16h00 - 4am. Tickets: From R390, VIP Access from R600. Promises to be a magical night with various stage performances. No under 21s. 

• Cape Town, Foreshore: NYElectric 2020. At the Park Inn by Radisson Hotel 'Harald's Bar and Terasse' from 20h00 - 2am. Tickets: R750. 

• Cape Town, CBD: New Years Eve: The Kiffness 2019. At the Protea Hotel Fire and Ice from 20h00 - 2am. Tickets: From R300  for General Access and R400 for VIP Access at Quicket. 

• Cape Town, Tokai: New Years Eve Dance. At the Range Function Centre in Orpen Road from 18h30 - 2am. Tickets: R275  for Adults and R125 for Under 18s. 

• Cape Town, Camps Bay: New Years Eve Dinner and Dance. The Lawns at the Roundhouse from 19h30 - 2am. Tickets: R995 includes dinner, dance and bottle of bubbly per couple. No under 18s. 

• Cape Town, Noordhoek: New Years Eve Dinner and 80s Dance Party. At Cafe Roux from 19h00 - 2am. Tickets: R500 includes dinner, live music and glass of bubbly. 

• Cape Town, Waterfront: Shimmy's New Years Eve Blue Marlin Ibiza Party 2019. Glitzy NYE Party at Shimmy Beach Club with live performances from 19h00 - 4am. Tickets: From R750. 

• Cape Town, Table Mountain: Table Mountain New Years Eve. Enjoy a sunset ride on the last day of the old year before hitting the party scene in Cape Town. Please take note: the cable way closes at 21h30 on New Year's Eve. 

Other Cape Town New Years Eve Celebrations around Cape Town

• Stellenbosch, Cape Winelands: New Year's Eve Dinner. at Neethlingshof with five-course-dinner. From 18h00 - 1am. Tickets: From R595. More info.

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