Cape Town - The biggest celebration of the year. No matter where you are or how you #FindYourEscape. New Year's Eve comes with a variety of celebrations. From weekend-long festivals, razzle dazzle dress-ups and hip-hop concerts to beach parties, gospel shows and 'sokkie' - there are ample ways to reel in 2017!
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We have seen a lot of weird, wonderful and beautiful moments this year giving us plenty to toast to, but a new year means new journeys, adventures and resolutions - and there is nowhere we'd rather celebrate it than in the rainbow nation.
Saffas, make a night of it! Treat the family to a show, take bae for a dance, settle down to a picnic and celebrate South Africa!
Here's to a prosperous 2017 filled with good news and awesome new places to see.
Where will you find your NYE escape? All events take place on 31 December, unless specified otherwise.
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JOHANNESBURG AND SURROUNDS
Ekurhuleni New Years Extravaganza
A new year's eve event featuring top South African artists and DJ`s and an extravagant fireworks display.
Where: Dries Niemandt Park, Kempton Park - Dries Niemand Picnic Area
If 'sokkie' music and 'vasdans' is your thing, you are in for a massive treat! All the Afrikaans greats get together under one roof for a night filled with dancing! Kurt Darren, Snotkop, Ray Dylan and Brendan Peyper join forces to bring you four hours of unstoppable sokkie hits.
Where: Carnival City, Big Top Arena, Carnival City Casino