5 events to help you close out 2016 with a bang

2016-12-18 06:01

Johannesburg –Deck the halls with boughs of holly ... then put on your dancing shoes for a New Year’s party.

To help you do that City Press' Phuti Mathobela has compiled a list of the best festive season events.

Here are 5 awesome events and parties to help you celebrate the festive season in style: 

1. DJ Shimza’s Annual One Man Show

Ma brother @casspernyovest will be out at my One Man Show ???????????? #OMS2016 #OneDj

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Venue: Mehlareng Stadium, Tembisa
Date: December 25, from 12pm

Tickets R150 to R300 at computicket.com

More about the event: DJ Shimza, real name Ashley Raphala, is the pioneer of this musical spectacle. He ropes in his incredible musician friends and colleagues to perform for thousands of fans every Christmas Day. This year will feature none other than Cassper Nyovest.

2. Ekurhuleni New Year’s Extravaganza

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Venue: Dries Niemandt Park, Johannesburg
Date: December 31, from 12pm

Tickets R150 to R500 at computicket.com

More about the event: Expect a spectacular fireworks display at midnight. MCs include Khanyi Mbau and Ntando, and the line-up includes Kwesta, Khuli Chana, Bucie, Black Motion and Shimza. Food and beverages will be sold inside the venue.

3. Studio NYE V.6

Oh Shit!!! Studio NYE is back... #studionye #newyearseve #party #dj #johannesburg #southafrica #kenzhero #djdoowap

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Venue:Ellis Park Tennis Club
Date: December 31, from 3pm

Tickets R150 at the door

More about the event: This year’s line-up will focus on all the local acts and DJs that helped make 2016 such a prolific and memorable year, including Kenzhero, Rambo, DJ Doowap and many more.

4. Fact Durban Rocks New Year’s Eve

Venue: Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban
Date: December 31, from 6pm
Tickets R300 to R2 000 at computicket.com

More about the event: After the record-breaking July edition of Fact Durban Rocks, the countdown has already started for the live December event with SABC1 Come Duze. Headlining this year’s event is Black Coffee and Cassper Nyovest, along with the #EzaseAfro Family with Durban’s finest: DJ Tira and DJ Sox, NaakMusiQ, Babes Wodumo, and many more.

5. New Year’s Eve at the V&A Waterfront

Happy 2016. #NYEVandA

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Venue: V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Date: December 31, from 7pm

Free entrance

More about the event: The V&A Waterfront continues to raise the bar with its annual New Year celebration. In addition to the spectacular midnight fireworks display visitors have come to love, the celebrations will continue with a festival atmosphere that includes different entertainment zones and various carnival-like performers to keep visitors entertained.

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