New Years is fast approaching and in our last post we gave you some of the best Christmas ideas to fill up your Christmas hamper while in Stellenbosch. If you are still around in the gorgeous town of Stellenbosch just one week later, there is plenty to do to celebrate the New Year’s in style!
Oude Libertas Summer Season Festival- (31st December 2013)
Join the Oude Libertas New Years band and their selection of traditional party music. To entice your ears will be renditions of Old Lang Syne, Happy New Year, Mama Themba’s Wedding, Summer time, My Baby just cares for me and many more. There will be a large dance floor for everyone to join in the celebrations and dance the night away to all your favourite tunes. Bring a picnic and your family and/ or friends along to the Oude Libertas gardens and groove into the New Year in style.
Where: the Oude Libertas Amphitheatre (Corner of Adam Tas & Oude Libertas Rd
Price: Tickets are R170 per person. Visit Computicket to book.
Rezonance New Year’s Eve Festival- (31 December 2013- 02 January 2014)
This is one for the festival- goers and party- lovers. The theme for this year’s festival is “Rebirth” as it recounts the year of the snake and our cosmic rebirth. Festival organizers say this year promises to be the biggest yet with an enhanced layout, décor and the addition of more dance arenas. Other new features include the Sacred Arrow Tipi Village and the Chill Temple. A number of local and international artists will be rocking the stages over 3 days of fun in the sun.
Where: Contermanskloof Estate
– Take N7 turnoff and go towards Malmesbury
– Take Durbanville / Tableview off ramp (exit 22)
– Turn right towards Durbanville
– At T-junction turn left and drive for 3kms
– The venue is on your right
– Look for signs
Price: R490 | R450 – R470 presold from Quicket
New Year’s Eve at Die Mystic Boer
If your budget is a bit tighter this year, why not head down to the famous Mystic Boer for a free party and a night at a Stellenbosch favourite. There will even be a free glass of champagne at midnight! Music by Hippie Homicide will ensure you dance well into the New Year.
Where: 03 Victoria Street, Stellenbosch
Price: Free entrance
New Year’s Eve Dinner at Clos Malverne
If you’re looking for something a bit more relaxed this New Year’s Eve, the eight- course dinner at Clos Malverne accompanied by prestigious vintages will be sure to tickle your fancy.
Your dining experience will be led by Head Chef Nadia Louw Smith who will be putting together the selection of gourmet food for the evening. Those taste buds will be kick-started by a seafood trio, crayfish and cucumber soup, followed by kingklip ceviche and finished off with a prawn and sole ravioli. Other delicacies include exotic mushroom mousse stuffed plum tomatoes, smoked ostrich salad and the exemplary beef and truffle experience! The evening starts at 8pm and will continue into the early hours of the morning. Reservations are essential as seats are limited.
Where: Holvea road, Devon Valley, Stellenbosch
Price: R468 p/p including dinner and all wine