New Year’s Day (Public Holiday)

CapeTownMagazine.com

New Year’s Day (Public Holiday)

Unwrapping Cape Town with you.
Also engage with our other channels
to find something you don't want to miss.
 
www.capetownmagazine.com/subscribe
CapeTownMag
CapeTownMagazine.com
capetownmag

Things To Do In Cape Town On New Year’s Day 2019

Try something different in Cape Town this new year with these cool ways to kickstart 2019

Last Update: 19 December 2018

Glow-in-the-dark mini golf. Baby back ribs. Live music. And escape from the sinking submarine. There's just as much fun to have with friends, family or even as a couple – whether you're looking for lunch, a nice experience or things to do – this New Year's Day in Cape Town.

INDULGE FROM 11 TO 11 AT CENTURY CITY
Let your appetite start 2019 the right way with oak-smoked barbeque marinated ribs or gumbo, the American South Creole stew. Eating the baby back pork ribs is a sweet succulent mess – which is why they are served with an apron. There's a reason why Knife has become an institution. If you don't already know, make 2019 the year to find out why. Find out more about Knife Restaurant
New Year's Day Hours: 11am–11pm

Cnr Century Boulevard & Rialto Road | Century City | +27 (0)21 551 5000 | info@knife-restaurants.co.za 

EVERYONE CAN FEEL LIKE A KID ON NEW YEAR'S DAY
Open on 1 January 2019 with extended opening hours until 6 January, the Two Oceans Aquarium offers fun for the whole family. There's free face painting for kids and we could all do with starting the new year with a little bit of wonderment. Learn more about the Two Oceans Aquarium
New Year's Day Hours: 9am–7pm

Dock Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town | +27 (0)21 418 3823

A HINT OF WHAT 2019 HAS IN STORE
The V&A branch of Hint Hunt, the epic escape game, is open normal hours on 1 January 2019. The first game is at 10am and the last game is at 5:30pm. Discover more about Hint Hunt
New Year's Day Hours: 10am–5:30pm

Jubilee Hall, The Watershed, 17 Dock Road, Cape Town | +27 87 4700 114, capetown@hinthunt.com

HEAD TO THE HARBOUR
Welcome the New Year with live music at Harbour House while dining on a scrumptious seafood platter for two and bottomless bubbly all day. Enjoy live music by Leigh Hondy at the V&A and Kai Liam Connor at Kalk Bay. Bookings are essential. Learn more about Harbour House
New Year's Day Hours: Kalk Bay and V&A branches: 11:30am to after midnight  
V&A: Quay Four, Ground Floor, V&A Waterfront | 021 418 4744, waterfront@harbourhouse.co.za
Kalk Bay: Kalk Bay Harbour | +27 (0)21 788 4136, kalkbay@harbourhouse.co.za 

JAPANESE BRAAI IN THE CITY
Try a Japanese braai on New Year's Day at Tomo. They sometimes have special offers for CTM readers, so please ask them about specials. Also, if you indulged the night before, be sure to ask about the highly specialised detox dish that's big in Asia. Read more about Tomo.
New Year's Day Hours: 12 noon–10pm

86 Loop Street (corner Shortmarket Street) | +27 (0)21 422 0635 

KEEP IT CLASSY
You’ll find the private wine merchants Frogitt & Vonkel's bar next door to Matt Manning's Grub & Vine, offering premium local and international wines. On New Year's Day, the full wine list will be available and Champagne cocktails. Read more about the adjoining Grub & Vine
New Year's Day Hours: 12 noon–6pm
Grub & Vine, 103 Bree Street, Cape Town | winebar@frogitt.co.za, +27 (0)21 888 8800

---
PLUS: RECONNECT IN 2019
One of the most "Deep Southerner" ways of celebrating New Year's Day is paddling out at Surfer's Corner in Muizenberg before 5am to watch the sun come up from your surfboard and ride your first wave of 2019. Discover it, plus a few more beaches around Cape Town, as well as awesome surf spots.

Check out the special, secluded and hidden tidal pools around Cape Town

And these beautiful natural rock pools of the Western Cape.

---
Usher in the year of the earth pig at Sea Palace Chinese Restaurant and celebrate the Chinese New Year

Get excited for the year and check out January events in Cape Town and discover The Mother City's unique activities.

New year, new things to do! Check out our overview of new places in Cape Town and unlock exciting new experiences that won't break the bank with these free and cheap things to do with kids

---
Use our events section for an up-to-date overview of what’s happening in the city, suburbs and dorpies. Join our newsletter and add us to your mobile home screen for the ultimate guide to discoveries in Cape Town.

Follow and like us on Twitter ❤ Facebook ❤ LinkedIn ❤ Instagram ❤ Pinterest for updates.

Cape Town Events Calendar
 
Januar 2022
SO MO DI MI DO FR SA
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31

statements_5Fugard Classic “Statements” ...

Catch this stellar performance about forbidden love

VaseWhat Could Be Prettier Than A Room Full ...

An exhibition full of flowers in vases created by Cape Town’s top ceramicists

a4_arts_foundationZanele Muholi Wants You To See The ...

And it’s free at the A4 Arts Foundation

Land_RewovenSee This Fascinating Interpretation of ...

Artist MJ Lourens pairs his modern landscapes with Pierneef’s, plus there’s cheese ...

gindulge1Get To Know Your Gins At This Mid-week ...

Make your October Wednesdays about food trucks, kids activities, desserts and gin at ...

gallivanting_gooseTeambuilding Activities You’ll ...

15 teambuilding activities and why they work

rodan_kane_hartRodan Kane Hart: Making the Most of ...

An expansive gallery and pristine outdoor landscape showcase a free exhibition by a young ...

William_Kentridge_2A Monumental Exhibition To Open At The ...

The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

Burgers_BrewsStroll ‘n Sip: Kloof Street’s New ...

Seven different craft beers less than a kilometre apart, plus food specials, equals a ...

blowfish_new_7R99 Calamari and Prawns Combo Every ...

And drink in the view of Table Mountain across the bay

cape_quarter_01Catch These Weekly Deals at Cape Quarter

From R18 coffee to half-price burgers

Kinky BootsSmash-Hit Kinky Boots Extended To 2020 ...

With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

fpl_5Get Moving in Functional Training Class

Improve your fitness, strength and overall functionality with the Functional Performance ...

ac_marriott_musicHappy Hour and Live Music Every ...

Get a discount on drinks and tapas before local musicians step up to entertain you

aroundaboutnew1Get a Free Stay in Scarborough With ...

Just use the promo code when booking a 4X4 and camping equipment

sundoo2019_4South-Indian Tapas and Thalis For a ...

Vegan options, halaal-friendly, casual but beautifully decorated: Sundoo South Indian ...

the41_music3Romantic Beach Vibe and Live Music At ...

Live Thursdays: Come in your slops to this chic Camps Bay spot for great food and live ...

OX Seals 04Smile: You Get 10% Off Seal Snorkelling ...

Up close with wild Cape fur seals in small, intimate excursions that are super special, ...

sgtpepper152-for-1 Burger or Pizza Deal At Sgt ...

A reason to eat out: Get a free pizza on Tuesdays and a free burger on Thursdays at this ...

cartelcafe6Lunch Sorted: A Midweek Buffet At The ...

Fill up your plate and tuck into a tasty lunch spread every Wednesday and Thursday: From ...

Barrs7Common Summer Ailments And Their ...

What most people ask about sunscreen, hay fever, runny tummy, malaria meds and ...

asamisLove Sushi? Asami's Has The Best ...

Get two sushi plates, pay for one, plus women also get 50% off on all cocktails on ...

house of h2 For 1 New Corona Cocktails on the ...

All-new whiskey-Corona mixes, Corona mojitos for after-work drinks during two-hour ...

Park Inn_Rooftop1Friday Night Live DJ on the Rooftop at ...

Forget the traffic: watch the sun set to cool SA house vibes with after-work sundowners ...

Coco Safar Dinner NEW 2Indulge In Dinner and Dessert At Coco ...

And now they have added couture alcoholic cocktails to the menu at this all-day cafe

Waterworld Strand Waterpark Cape TownFree Putt-Putt Special at Waterworld ...

False Bay’s finest family fun zone is offering a complimentary game of mini golf with ...

Vergenoegd_duckrun1Cheer On The Ducks At Vergenoegd Löw

Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

pepperclubPepper Club Hotel Movie and Dinner

Movies and Dinner – the perfect couple…

WetterReise TippsGarden RouteMein Kapstadt