MR AND MISS SUMMER TOUR 2018 Events are at Southport on December 23; Port Edward on December 24; and Margate on December 27. Registration on the beach is open between 11 am and 12.30 pm. Competitions start at 1 pm. Girls: summer dress or swimming costume. Guys: shorts.Great prizes and sashes to be won.Ages three years to 26 years (female and male). For more information, phone Stacey Claridge at 074 188 3272.CARTOON NETWORK AND BOOMERANG BEACH TOURMeet your favourite characters as they bring you amazing activities, challenges and lots of goodies and prizes! Exciting activities like the Ben 10 obstacle race, Zig and Sharko inflatables, Taffy water balloon challenges, The Powerpuff Girls gladiator games, Summer Camp Island beach volley ball and sand building competitions, and a stage for dancing, quizzes and talent shows.December 21 — St Michaels BeachDecember 22 — Margate Main Beach ISLAND TRIBE BEACH FESTIVAL Island Tribe hits KZN South Coast beaches with non-stop family fun, giveaways, sun protection squads, surf expression sessions, Latin limbo dancing comps, beach volleyball, touch rugby and loads of family beach games. What’s more, you stand a chance to win a trip for two to Mauritius. Catch Island Tribe at St Michael’s on the Sea (December 21and 23) and Scottburgh beaches (December 27 to 31). COMMUNITY MARKETS Pop over to the annual Margate Mardi Gras on December 24, as well as on January 3 and 9, 2019. New markets to try out are the Coast Market on December 22 and 29 and January 5; and the Riverbend Market and Carnival in Scottburgh, next to Mpambanyoni River, on December 23 and January 27. SOUTHBROOM NEW YEAR’S EVE BEACH PARTY Where are you spending New Year’s Eve? If you like big parties with great, live music, drinks and the sound of the ocean- then head off to Southbroom - it won’t get any better than that. The celebration will take place at Southbroom Main Beach with a hot line-up of DJ’s including TIMO ODV, Chunda Munki and many more.Tickets are on sale at WebTickets. For more information, follow the Southbroom New Year’s Eve Beach Party event on Facebook. BALLITO NYE STREET PARTY — SA’S LARGEST STREET PARTY Come Monday, December 3, thousands of party-goers will once again grace the streets of Ballito for South Africa’s most famous street party! The Ballito NYE party is back and it promises to bring 2018 to a party-filled close, with the help of Chunda Munki and Timo ODV!Tickets are on sale now at webtickets.co.za and start at R250 to R450. Doors open at 6pm.