Party till it’s 2011

2010-12-23 14:39

Free State
The annual Beach On The Track held in Welkom at the Phakisa Raceway is now in its sixth year. This year, the event will feature an international DJ Harrison Crump of hit house track Once Again. Drawing over 10000 people a day from all walks of life, the three-day party hosts a comedy festival with David Kau, the main music concert and a chill session on January 1st.
R100 at Computicket and R120 at the gate.
Sonia Motaung: 082 7142940

Those who went to the Annual Farm Party last year know that there’s nothing “rural” about this two year old event. There’s hot DJs, bonfire, drums, a funky braai area, a beer garden and fabulous fireworks displays. All this takes place in Pretoria East on Garsfontein road.
R100, 7pm
Stephens: 011 0215277

Bid 2010 goodbye at Joburg’s most talked-about party spot at the Radisson Hotel Pool Area (where ZAR is situated). Guests will enjoy a spit braai, fireworks, entertainment from DJs and a live performance. Bring your swim wear. The hotel is in Sandton, Cnr West and Rivonia, Johannesburg.
R1080 for the three-course dinner, R200 entrance
Stephens: 011 0215277

Joburg DJs will make sure party animals stuck in town are guaranteed a good time as they party the night away at popular night spot, The Bank in Rosebank’s Design District.
R100, for table bookings email
Chris: 0826350590

For some laughs, check out Parker’s Comedy & Jive and experience some of Mzansi’s finest stand-up comics alongside two UK acts, Simon Fox and Martin Davis. Talented locals on the bill include SA’s “Godfather of Comedy” Mel Miller, Survivor SA star Darren Maule, hyperactive Hannes Brummer and Chris Forrest.
R250 includes hot snacks and late-night disco. It’s on Montecasino Boulevard (Cnr William Nicol and Witkoppen Roads), 011 5110081

The Sixties Summer of Love is about the music and the cultural rebellion, so be sure to push for flower-power by wearing something flora. The Barnyard Theatre in Broadacres will be presenting a musical tribute that will relive the days of The Beatles, Woodstock, swinging London and the west coast sound of San Francisco and California.
R75, 6.30pm. Broadacres Shopping Centre is on corner Cedar Avenue and Valley Road in Fourways, Johannesburg.
011 467 6983

Cafe Vacca Matta in Montecasino and Savannah are hosting the Island Fantasy Party. A cocktail supper will be served at 9pm. For entertainment, there’ll be dancers and a live performance from drumming group ConAltDel.
R175, 8pm
011 511 0511

Western Cape
The NYE Carnival will take place at the Fez Club in Cape Town. The main dance floor will host only SA DJs such as Crazy White Boy, Roger Goode, Pascal and Pearce, Dino Moran, Chris Jack, Gareth Devore, Paul Sprecher, Richard Marshal and Kyle Phonics.
R300 and R500 for VIP, 7pm
Gareth: 0828990103

Joburg’s most popular DJs will be in the Mother City for the Fire & Ice New Year’s Eve party. Fistaz Mixwell, Naves and Slikour from Skwatta Kamp will help you leave the legacy of 2010 behind with the finest tunes at The Protea Fire & Ice in Cape Town. R100 and R300 for VIP at Protea Hotel Fire and Ice in Cape Town and The Inspiration Room Facebook page.

Kwa-Zulu Natal
The Durban Beach Club is hosting a party with 5FM called Life’s a beach, Put on a Black Tie. Celebrate in true holiday style with cocktails, bubbly, canapés, hot party beats and waves crashing in the background. 5FM DJs C-Live, Poppy Ntshongwana, Milkshake and Catherine will take to the decks supported by Coco Loco, Kevin Grenfell, Stuart Hillary.
R200-R250 at the door, VIP R400.
Walter: 083 2599629

Usher in 2011 with a champagne shower at popular Durban Club De La Sol on 258 Florida Rd in Morningside, Durban. There’ll be 15 local top DJs plus a surprise international guest.
R200, 8pm
031 3129436/ 083 3277418

 Hunters New Years Eve Beach party at Southbroom Beach from 6pm. R150 or R250 VIP. Computicket. Features Lady Lea and the Pixie Bennett Band

Margate Beach Party on Margate Beach from 6pm, free entrance.
Wozani Africa Events: 039 3168137/

Don’t miss out on the lasers, lights, sound and dance mania at Hibberdene. Enjoy a safe and controlled environment as your celebrate the dawn of the new year from 7.30pm.
Wozani Africa Events: 039 3168137/

It’s the Legend meets Titan extravaganza with two of Durban’s most notorious nightclub legends side by side, counting in 2011. Smashing 3-30 Timeless and Rewind deejays join forces with Origin’s best for a night of classic and cutting-edge dance.
R100 or R150 at the door, 9pm

Dinner in the sky, suspended 50m above uShaka Marine World. 22 guests will sit around a table suspended from a crane with views of Durban’s GoldenMile. Guests will be greeted with cocktails and champagne, then get strapped in to seats for liftoff.
R150 and R500
031 3288107/

Umnini New Years Eve party at Umnini Camp, about 3km from Umgababa Beach.
Tate Mchunu: 0828331810/

Fireworks and music at Suncoast Sundeck. Pyromusic display to bring in the New Year for free.
031 32183000

Masquerade Ball at hall of Stars, ICC featuring Idols runner up Lloyd Cele. Starts at 7.30pm.
Admission is R500 per person, includes starters, main course and desert. DJ Neal and DJ Alan Chetty will be on the decks.
Trisha: 0829301884/

Mystery Ghost Bus tour on New Year’s Eve. Groups of 30 or more, with pub and grub stops, haunted houses, poltergeists, graveyards and much more from 7pm-midnight.
R295, Computicket.

Eastern Cape
Hobie Beach in Humewood will be hosting a massive party which includes give-aways, hip-hop sessions and kwaito. Danny K will be performing, by a fireworks display.
Carmen: 072 535 9775/ 041 4562525/

Wells Estate’s party will include various local DJs such as Killer and Sham. Hip hop star PRO will make an appearance the midnight countdown.
Carmen: 072 535 9775/ 041 4562525/

Addo Elephant hotel will host its annual New Years Fancy Dress Party. The event will held at the Country Estate on Main Street in Addo with firework displays and music until the early hours of the morning.
Lolita de Jager: 042 2330330/ 0787995025/

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