<div class="ExternalClassFE4EB70EC72741E5BA88F132E5A7FACF"><p>​NEW YEARS EVE : WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW<br>Getting here</p><p>To avoid traffic congestion, enter the V&A Waterfront via Green Point or consider the Portswood Rd or Granger Bay Boulevard entrances, as this will help to alleviate the congestion on Dock Road.</p><p>Where to park</p><p>The V&A Waterfront has seven parking garages. The garages fill up very quickly, so if you’d like to get a prime parking spot, get here early. We can recommend the Clock Tower and Portswood Parking Garages.</p><p>Public transport available</p><p>The My CiTi bus service will be running as per normal to the V&A Waterfront. The last My CiTi bus to depart from the V&A to the Civic Centre leaves at 1am. </p><p>Prayer room facilities</p><p>Facilities are available within the Media Centre, which is at the Forum. The Forum can be found opposite the V&A Hotel.</p><p>Views of the stage and fireworks display</p><p>Our stage is set up on Jetty One. This allows for you to have great views of the stage and fireworks wherever you may be on the property. Great spots for the fireworks display include Clock Tower Square, Pierhead and anywhere along the Boardwalk. </p><p>The Croquet Lawn, above the Ulundi Parking Garage, is also a great viewing point.</p><p>Entertainment line up</p><p>6.30pm: Take the Stage winner: Indigo Child<br>7.30pm: Jeremy Olivier<br>8.45pm: Jeremy Loops<br>10pm: Hot Water<br>11.15pm: Mi Casa<br>Midnight: Fireworks display</p><p>Fireworks: pet safety<br>There will be a fireworks display at midnight. We are mindful that this can be frightening for animals and would like to alert pet owners living in the vicinity to ensure their pets are kept safe and secure during the display.</p><p><br>Alcohol consumption<br>No alcohol may be consumed in public spaces, as per the law – this will be strictly monitored by security at all times.</p><p><br>Food offering<br>The V&A Waterfront has more than 80 eateries. This includes the Food Court and an array of restaurants. Additionally, the V&A Food Market, Mondiall Burgers and Den Anker will be offering a take away selection for NYE only. Over at Clock Tower Square, you can find Tribakery as well as the Cape Town Fish Market.</p><p><br>V&A Food Market: extended trading hours<br>The following vendors will be trading from 7pm -2 am on the outside of the V&A Food Market: Two Bars, Bavarian Bakery, Thai Hut, Namaste Vegan and Indian Curries, Bubble Tea and Stokkiesdraai Biltong. Please note that the V&A Food Market will be closed on 1 January 2015. </p><p><br>Personal safety<br>Please ensure that you look after your personal belongings at all times. Should anything go wrong, please chat to any one of our security guards as soon as possible. SAPS will also be on site.</p><p><br>Important telephone numbers<br>Paramedics: ER 24: 084 124<br>Security Office: 021 408 7708 / 021 408 7709 / 021 408 7710<br>Leaving the V&A</p><p>Leaving the V&A</p><p>Remember that there will also be traffic congestion when leaving the V&A. There will be a DJ playing until 2am – so why not stay a little longer to avoid the traffic when leaving the property.</p></div>2014-12-29T22:00:00Z



Related Articles