Cape Town is the place to be for New Year’s Eve, with spectacular fireworks, parties going well into the night, and 5-star dinners with clinking glasses of bubbly to herald the New Year. Celebrate NYE the right way and stay with us at the Rockwell Luxury Hotel and Apartments to have a fun night out in the heart of the Mother City without needing to travel far or drink and drive. Here are some of the top New Years festivities taking place near us.
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The V&A Waterfront is where the magic happens!
It’s the epicentre of New Years celebration every year, and for good reason. The V&A Waterfront is a hotspot of activity, with bars and restaurants staying open till late to keep the drinks flowing. The harbour comes alive with music, light displays and entertainment, leading up to spectacular fireworks.
Time: 6:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Where: The V&A Waterfront
Experience an Ibiza Party at Shimmy Beach Club!
There’s no party like an Ibiza party, and at Shimmy Beach Club you can dance the night away to Ibiza beats from local and international DJs as performers wow and dazzle the crowds. Kick up the sand, sip on champagne and cocktails, and welcome 2020 in style.
Time: 7:00 PM – 4:00 AM
Where: Shimmy Beach Club
Entrance: R750 – R1850
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Take it to the Streets on Long Street!
New Year’s revellers take to Long Street well into the night to turn the street into one long dance floor! The street is closed off to cars to allow for foot traffic, and boy does it get busy! Book a table or get VIP tickets to some of the many vibey hotspots on the strip to watch the festivities from above, where it’s a little less crowded.
Where: Long Street
Be wowed at the Alcazar New Year’s Eve Party!
Cape Town’s very own New Year’s carnival, Alcazar is a spectacular party at the foot of Table Mountain, where throngs of partygoers gather to watch 3 stages come to life with lights, dancers, DJs and pyrotechnics. There’ll also be glittering performers, gymnasts, pranksters and fire dances to really turn up the heat for 12 hours of fun and festivities!
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Where: Alcazar NYE, Gardens
Entrance: R390 – R690
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Feel the Disco Groove at HQ!
HQ is the place to be to experience an amazing array of culinary delights and cocktails. The theme for this year’s dinner party is Disco Glam, and you can book your seat at the table to enjoy a welcome cocktail, canapes, the HQ mono menu, and some delicious boozy desserts. Or you can opt to sit at the bar for juicy steaks and welcome drinks.
Time: 6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Where: HQ Cape Town, Shortmarket Street
Entrance: R850 or R1250
Stay at the Rockwell for a fine breakfast and a stress-free New Years
Party the night away and celebrate the New Year in style before returning to the luxurious comfort of your room at the Rockwell Hotel and Luxury Apartments. This means no designated driver or worse, drinking and driving, and the hotel is within easy walking distance of all these amazing NYE bashes. Then you can enjoy the first day of 2020 with a deliciously fresh start in our amazing onsite restaurant for a great pick me up breakfast where you can have a catch up of the previous nights antics with your friends and family.