Dec 31 to Jan 1
V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
One of the biggest New Year's celebrations in Africa, Cape Town's New Year's Eve Bash on the waterfront is a carnival of color and sound with a dazzling fireworks display, street performers, live music, floats, circus acts, food trucks and caterers. It features five entertainment zones and almost 300 performers. Entry is free.