As New Year’s eve approaches, over 1-billion people worldwide are getting ready to say goodbye to the old year, and party their a*ses off in the hope that 2011 will be better and brighter. Here’s where to join Jozi’s party animals for some dusk to dawn booty shaking.
What: Last Sunset with Fresh & Euphonik @ Nicci Beach – the mother of all Jozi New Year’s Eve parties.
Who: 25 top local and international DJs will shake Boksburg to its foundations with Hip Hop, Fidget, Commercial and House to Progressive and Trance on 5 dance floors.
Where: Nicci Beach, Wild Waters Complex. 1 Margaret Lane, Bardene, Boksburg.
Get me some: Tickets R150 online available from www.computicket.com or R200 at the door. Go to www.niccibeach.co.za and www.h2oParty.com for more information.
What: Last night a DJ – get down and party in style in Newtown.
Who: 10 of Jozis best DJ’s will Hip, Hop, and Funk you into 2011.
Where: Bassline, 10 Henry Nxumalo Str, Newtown, Johannesburg
Get me some: Doors open at 20:00, tickets cost R80 p/person.
What: New Year’s Beach Party – life’s a beach, so kick some sand in 2010’s face at this Indie rock party. Your ticket gets you an artificial beach, foam machines, fire dancers, and DJ’s until dawn.
Who: Local bands Fokofpolisiekar, Fuzigish, Facing the Gallows and Unlisted.
Where: Cool Runnings in Fourways, Shop 30 Riverbend Junction, River bend Road, Bloubosrand.
Get me some: R100 cover charge. Doors open at 17:00 so come and catch the last rays of 2010.
What: NYE Snow Party at Taboo – oh-so Sandton, daahling, so don’t get caught looking anything but your best. Then behave your worst.
Who: DJ Sebastian, DJ Jason2 Ray and DJ Jerome on the Hip-Hop RnB floor and DJ Kevin Butho and DJ Shabbz on the House floor.
Where: 24 Central, Shop no 10, cnr Gwen Lane & Fredman Dr, Sandton, Johannesburg
Get me some: R200 cover charge. Snow starts at 20:00 so be ready to chill.
What: NYE MaRdi GrAs PaRty – Swing into 2011 with Jozi’s most popular nightclub. Vamp it up as you prepare to samba into 2011.
Who: You – or is it? First 400 entrants get masks and party beads. Resident DJs will rock you into next year with a top 20 of 2010 countdown.
Where: Manhattan Club, 19 Wessels Road, Rivonia, Johannesburg.
Get me some: R80 cover charge. The carnival rocks from 20:00 until late.