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Entertainment | 21 Dec 2017 | By Sun International

Where to spend New Year's Eve in South Africa

Have you made your New Year’s Eve party plans yet? If not, don’t worry, we have the biggest and best New Year’s Eve parties in South Africa lined up for you to celebrate the start of 2018 in style from the top New Year’s Eve parties in Gauteng to Cape Town’s most elite soirées. Invite your friends and loved ones, put on your party best, get ready to pop the champagne and welcome a brand-new year!


Enjoy an upmarket Johannesburg New Year’s Eve Party at The Maslow

Bid farewell to 2017 and ring in 2018 with one of the best New Year’s Eve events in Gauteng: a sumptuous dinner at The Maslow in Sandton.

When: 31 December 2017, 20h00
Where: Lacuna Bistro, The Maslow, Sandton, Gauteng
Tickets: R795 per person
Contact: Call +27 10 226 4600 or email lacuna.bistro@suninternational.com

With a complimentary welcome drink on arrival, festive fine dining at The Maslow’s Lacuna Bistro — one of Johannesburg’s most popular restaurants — as well as live entertainment, this is a New Year’s Eve party not to be missed! Bookings are essential, so make sure to book your place today!


Start 2018 the right way with a New Year’s Day lunch buffet in Sandton

Extend your New Year’s Eve celebrations with a decadent New Year’s Day lunch at The Maslow.

When: 1 January 2018, 13h00
Where: Lacuna Bistro, The Maslow, Sandton, Gauteng
Tickets: R395 per person
Contact: Call +27 10 226 4600 or email lacuna.bistro@suninternational.com

What better way to start 2018 than in the tranquil setting of The Maslow’s gardens with a delicious lunch buffet at Lacuna Bistro? If you’re looking to continue your Johannesburg New Year’s Eve party, book your seat at Lacuna Bistro today. Guests receive a complimentary drink before enjoying the feast and live entertainment, plus there is free parking on-site.


Ring in New Year’s Eve 2017/2018 at Sun City!

The Sun City New Year’s Eve beach party is set to be one of the hottest New Year’s Eve parties in South Africa!

When: 31 December 2017
Where: Valley of Waves, Sun City, Rustenburg, North West
Tickets: Event is free and only for hotel and Sun Vacation Club residents. No tickets on sale.
Contact: Call +27 14 557 1396

Welcome 2018, carnival-style! Shake, shimmy and dance your way into the new year with Sun City’s Rio Carnival beach party at Valley of Waves. With a laser show and fireworks display, plus Tokyo Groove, Dino Bravo and DJ Nick on the decks, this is bound to be one of the top New Year’s Eve parties in South Africa!

Residents and hotel guests can collect their armbands for entry to the beach party from the New Year’s Eve accreditation desk at their hotel of residence. See collection times here.


Raise a glass the Boardwalk’s New Year’s Eve party

Find the fun in Port Elizabeth with live entertainment this New Year’s Eve 2017/2018.

When: 31 December 2017, 19h00
Where: Convention Centre ICC, Boardwalk casino and hotel, Port Elizabeth
Tickets: R395 per person, R200 per child (6 to 11 years), children between 2 and 5 years are free.
Contact: Call +27 41 507 9475 or email boardwalk@suninternational.com

Celebrate in style at the New Year’s Eve party at the five-star Boardwalk hotel in Port Elizabeth. Guests will be treated to live entertainment, as well as a buffet-style dinner and welcome drink on arrival. Book your table now!


Dance till you drop at Carnival City’s New Year’s Eve party

Make your Johannesburg New Year’s Eve party one of the best you’ve ever experienced by joining the massive dance floor at Carnival City for Super Sokkie!

When: 31 December 2017, 21h00
Where: Big Top Arena, Carnival City, Brakpan, Gauteng
Tickets: R150 per person from Computicket. Click here to book.
Contact: Call +27 11 898 7000 or email carnivalcity@suninternational.com

With some of South Africa’s biggest Afrikaans artists such as Snotkop, Nádine, Kurt Darren, Refentse and Liezel Pieterse performing live, Carnival City’s Super Sokkie promises to be one of the biggest New Year’s Eve parties in South Africa! Dance your way out of 2017 and into 2018 with flair to popular songs like Kaptein, Anoret, Cool soos Koos Kombuis, Dans op die Tafels, and Kaapse Draai. Tickets are on sale now, so be sure to book early to avoid disappointment!


It’s one of the classiest New Year’s Eve parties in South Africa at The Table Bay

Be sure to book in advance to secure your spot, as you won’t want to miss out being seen at one of the most upmarket New Year’s Eve parties in South Africa.

Crafted Cape Town — New Year’s Eve Celebration

When: 31 December 2017, 19h00
Where: The Ballroom, The Table Bay hotel
Tickets: R2 800 per person
Contact: +27 21 406 5988 or email tablebaydining@suninternational.com

With French champagne flowing at midnight, gifts and entertainment for guests, as well as a sumptuous buffet, Crafted Cape Town is one of the trendiest New Year’s Eve parties in South Africa. Guests will be treated to pre-drinks and canapés at The Table Bay hotel’s Camissa Lounge from 18h00 before the event. Tickets also include a beverage package for wine, beer, limited spirits, soft drinks and water. And make sure to join the after-party at The Pavilion for drinks and snacks. Book your place now for this amazing Cape Town New Year’s Eve party!

Curated Cape Town — New Year's Eve Celebration

When: 31 December 2017, 20h00
Where: The Atlantic, The Table Bay hotel, Cape Town, Western Cape
Tickets: R2 950 per person
Contact: +27 21 406 5988 or email tablebaydining@suninternational.com

Have you bought the most coveted tickets in Cape Town yet? Curated Cape Town’s New Year’s Eve party will be an extravagant and festive evening, with pre-drinks and canapés, a decadent six-course meal, 

a beverage package including beer, wine and spirits, as well as French champagne at midnight to ring in the New Year! With gifts and entertainment plus an after-party at The Pavilion, this Cape Town New Year’s Eve party is not to be missed! Book your tickets today to reserve your spot.


Enjoy all the festive flair at Flamingo this New Year’s Eve

Start 2018 off in style at the Flamingo casino’s New Year’s Eve party with live entertainment by SAMA nominee, Chad Saaiman!

When: 31 December 2017, show starts at 22h30
Where: Bar 129, Flamingo casino, Kimberley, Northern Cape
Tickets: Free entry.
Contact: Call +27 53 830 2650 or email flamingo.comments@suninternational.com

With his mesmerising stage presence, Chad Saaiman will wow guests at this festive New Year’s Eve event at Bar 129. Expect to hear this prolific songwriter’s hit singles as he rocks the stage this New Year’s Eve! There’s no entry fee, so bring your friends and loved ones.


Live music and fun at Golden Valley this New Year’s Eve

Have you made plans for a New Year’s Eve party yet? Join in the fun at Golden Valley’s New Year's Eve bash at Winners Sports Bar!

When: 31 December 2017, 21h00.
Where: Winners Sports Bar, Golden Valley casino, Worcester, Western Cape
Tickets: R100 per person.
Contact: Call +27 23 348 7200 or email goldenvalleyinfo@suninternational.com

Ring in 2018 and say farewell to 2017 at the Golden Valley casino on 31 December 2017! Enjoy hearing live performances from Cordiël Nathan, the Jeodhouse Band and Nur Abrahams at Golden Valley’s Winners Sport Bar at this New Year’s Eve event in Worcester.


Be there or be square at the Time Square Block Party!

Time Square’s Block Party promises to be one of the top New Year’s Eve parties in Gauteng!

When: 31 December 2017, 16h00.
Where: Sun Arena, Time Square, Menlyn Maine, Pretoria, Gauteng.
Tickets: From R390 per person at Computicket. Click here to book.
Contact: Call +27 860 846 377 or email tsq@suninternational.com

Thirteen local and international DJs plus 15 hours of non-stop partying means the Time Square Block Party, in conjunction with 94.7FM, is going to be one of the hottest New Year’s Eve parties in South Africa! The line-up includes local DJs Black Coffee, Dino Bravo, Euphonik, Jazzy D, DJ Kent, Black Motion, Mac G, Ayanda MVP and Vin Deysel. Guests will also be thrilled to have international DJs Ralf GUM and Harrison Crump on the decks! Book your tickets now!


Let your hair down this New Year’s Eve at the Wild Coast Sun

If you’re spending your December holidays on the Wild Coast, get to the New Year’s Eve party at the Wild Coast Sun for a fantastic night of fun.

When: 31 December 2017, 20h00.
Where: Wild Coast Sun resort and casino, Port Edward, Eastern Cape.
Tickets: R500 per adult, R250 per child
Contact: Call +27 39 305 4501 or +27 39 305 2935 or email wcs.events@suninternational.com

The Wild Coast Sun is hosting a lavish New Year’s Eve bash with plenty of entertainment for both adults and kids, food from around the globe, plus a kiddie disco. Book your spot and party hearty into 2018!


Go all-out this New Year’s Eve at a Rio Carnival street party at Windmill!

It’s time to get ready to razzle at Windmill casino’s Rio Street Carnival at the Windmill Boulevard, this New Year’s Eve!

When: 31 December 2017, 18h00
Where: Windmill Boulevard, Windmill casino, Bloemfontein, Free State.
Tickets: Free entry.
Contact: Call +27 51 410 2000 or email windmill.marketing@suninternational.com

Looking for the hottest party this New Year’s Eve 2017/2018 in Bloemfontein? Get your most outrageous Rio Carnival costume ready and put your party shoes on! The Windmill Boulevard will be lit up and decked out like a Rio Carnival street party and promises to be one of the most entertaining New Year’s Eve parties in South Africa!

Expect amazing live bands, street-style finger food, out-of-this-world costumes, dancing and family-friendly entertainment. Best of all? It’s free! Join in the festivities from 18h00 and party until the wee hours as you welcome 2018 in style!


Go big at Sibaya’s Bollywood New Year’s Eve Party!

For New Year’s Eve 2017/2018, head to Sibaya for the biggest family-friendly Bhangra Bollywood themed party in the country with an unmissable DJ line-up.

When: 31 December 2017, 19h00
Where: 1 Sibaya Drive; Umhlanga Rocks; 4320; Kwa-Zulu Natal
Tickets: R250 per person
Contact: Call +27 83 688 2100 or email jared1801@gmail.com

One of the world’s leading Bollywood DJs is coming to Sibaya to rock you into the New Year! Join DJ Reme for New Year’s Eve 2017/2018 at Sun Park and party the night away to his creative remixes and high energy performances. Also in the line-up is South Africa’s own DJ Elvis, who has played in mega-events in India, Mozambique and South Africa.

Expect a Bollywood style Bhangra party that the whole family will enjoy. All ages are welcome and there will be visible security presence at the event. If you want to be there, don’t delay. Only 2000 tickets are up for grabs, so secure your spot on the dance floor now for New Year’s Eve at Sibaya.