Accra is the best place to spend your New Year’s Eve in Africa. Famous for its parties, New Year’s Eve Accra 2020 is more than merry during their celebrations. Known as Ibiza’s Africa, beach parties are a good starting point for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve. The beach parties start early during the day and will continue all night. Afro-house and Afro-pop music will keep your body moving, making sure that you’ll have a blast with locals and other travelers.
Labadi Beach offers the best entertainment all years long with music, dancing, acrobatic displays, even horse ride along the beach. Many tourists enchanted with the crazy, vibrant, chaotic atmosphere you can find here. Some even describe it as the best African party experience. During New Year’s Eve, people will crowd Labadi Beach to find the best parties and hopping bars that popping everywhere in the beach area.
Best destination for New Year’s Eve is Kokrobite Beach, located about 27 kilometers west of Accra, and there are a bonfire, reggae music and lots of dancing. Krokobite Gardens and Big Milly’s Backyard offers a nice ambiance and good food. Well known among backpackers and travelers, these places are an excellent choice to meet and socialize with other travelers.
Accra Sports Stadium
If you are not interested in beaches, you can opt for Accra Sports stadium where the biggest gathering on New Year’s Eve centralized. Although the Stadium is more known as the stage of premier league matches, during New Year’s Eve people will gather there to sing and pray. When midnight strikes, the atmosphere will become merrier with lots of dancing and firework display inside and around the stadium. You will enjoy New Year’s Eve celebration with enthusiastic locals here.
New Year’s Eve Party in Golden Tulip Hotel
Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2020 in Accra by enjoying the biggest concert to round up the year. Only 10 minutes away from the Kotoka International Airport, Golden Tulip Hotel is easy to spot. Golden Tulip Hotel is famous for organizing the best new year’s celebration in Accra by offering live music and comedy while you can enjoy fireworks around the city during midnight.
Osu Oxford Street
The next choice is Osu Oxford Street, one of the commercial centers and most visited place in Accra, Ghana. During normal days, Oxford Street offers various choices for nightlife activities, but on new year’s eve, there will be carnival along the street. Since there are pubs lined up, people are usually hopping from one pub to other to enjoy the night.
Container Drinking Spot
One of the most popular options to spend your New Year’s Eve is hanging out at Container Drinking Spot. With free entry, this style bar is popular among locals. Groups of friend usually meet up there to have a drink, dancing, Acrobat and being merry while welcoming the new years in the open air. You can enjoy the delicious barbecue while enjoying the acrobatic show. The atmosphere will get higher and merrier into the night especially when the clock finally hit number 12.
If you want to visit a place with a right mix of locals and foreign tourist or expats, Tantra is the best place for that. Tantra provides a late-night entertainment, usually crowded from midnight to 5 am. Rather than local music, usually they played Western music, R&Bs, and EDMs.
Explore Accra’s Best Attractions
Although Accra is famous for the parties, do not forget to visit their attractions as well. This city own beautiful nature, landmarks, and interesting historical places. Here’s the list of must visit places:
- Kakum National Park
- Osu Castle
- Cape Coast Castle
- Manhyia Palace
- Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum
- Lake Volta
Best Hotel for New Year’s Eve in Accra, Ghana:
- La Palm Royal Beach Hotel
- Ramada Resort Accra Coco Beach
- Labadi Beach Hotel
- African Royal Beach Hotel
- Golden Tulip Hotel
- Accra City Hotel