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New Year’s Eve party and Minstrels Parade
A number of roads will be closed in the CBD for New Year’s Eve celebrations and the Minstrels Parade on Saturday, January 4.

The Minstrels Parade, traditionally held on Tweede Nuwejaar, (January 2) has been moved to Saturday, January 4, for religious reasons.

Thousands of people are expected to come to the CBD to party and enjoy the parade In preparation the City will close roads around the Grand Parade and along the route the Minstrels will march.

On Tuesday 31 December 2013, New Year’s Eve Celebrations on the Grand Parade will start at 18:00 to 00:30. 

This will be followed by the nagtroepe, the Malay Choirs Parade from 00:15 to 04:00.
 
Parking will not be permitted for 18 hours, from 31 December 2013, 00:01 to 06:00 on 1 January 2014 on the following roads:

  • Keizersgracht Street between Searle and Darling streets
  • Darling Street
  • Adderley Street between Strand and Wale streets
  • Wale Street and Rose Street between Wale and Strand streets
  • Strand Street between Buitengracht and Chiapinni Street


On Saturday 4 January 2014, the Minstrels Parade, Tweede Nuwe Jaar, will take place from 12:00 to 22:00.
 
Parking will not be permitted from 04:00 to 00:00, on 4 January 2014 on the following roads:

  • Keizersgracht Street between Searle and Darling street
  • Darling Street
  • Adderley Street between Strand and Wale streets
  • Wale Street and Rose Street between Wale and Strand streets
  • Strand Street between Buitengracht and Chiapinni streets
     

Buses and taxis will be diverted from the temporary closed streets and businesses are advised to avoid deliveries on event days. Only accredited and authorised traders are allowed within the event area.

Roads closures on 31 December 2013 from 16:00 to 06:00 on 1 January 2014; and on 4 January 2014, from 06:00 to 00:00:

Street
Between
Keizergracht Street
Chapel Street and Adderley Street
Tennant Street
Caledon Street and Sir Lowry Road
Sir Lowry Road
Darling Street and Tennant Street
Primrose Street
Caledon Street and Darling Street
Canterbury Street
Caledon Street and Darling Street
Harrington Street
Caledon Street and Darling Street
Parliament Street
Longmarket Street and Darling street
Parade Street
Caledon Street and Darling Street
Corporation Street
Longmarket Street and Darling Street
Plein Street
Longmarket Street and Darling Street
Buitenkant Street
Caledon Street and Strand Street
Lower Plein Street
Darling Street and Strand Street
Adderley Street
Wale Street and Strand Street
Castle Street
Burg Street and Adderley Street
Hout Street
Burg Street and Adderley Street
Shortmarket Street
Burg Street and Adderley Street
Church Street
Burg Street and Adderley Street
Wale Street
Adderley Street and Rose Street
Longmarket Street
Long Street and Parliament Street
Burg Street
Longmarket Street and Wale Street
Long Street
Church Street and Dorp Street
Loop Street
Dorp Street and Church Street
Bree Street
Church Street and Dorp Street
Van der Meulen Street
Dorp Street and Wale Street
Rose Street
Wale Street and Strand Street
Heiliger Lane/Street
Chiapinni Street and Buitengracht
Church Street
Chiapinni Street and Buitengracht
Longmarket street
Chiapinni Street and Buitengracht
Shortmarket Street
Chiapinni Street and Buitengracht
Hout Street
Chiapinni Street and Buitengracht
Castle Street
Chiapinni Street and Buitengracht
 
Published by the City of Cape Town.
 
2013/12/27
© City of Cape Town, 2014