Combine Southern Africa’s biggest artists, the world’s greatest adventures and adrenalin-filled activities, with a New Year’s countdown like nowhere else on earth and you have arrived at the world-renowned Jameson Vic Falls Carnival.
They say the journey is half the adventure; and #JVFC2016 is all about the adventure!
This year’s carnival is set to take over the town of Vic Falls as the festival returns for its fourth edition along with SA’s top electronic trio and returning headline act, Goodluck, and pop musos, Locnville, for their first Jameson Vic Falls Carnival performance.
Festival-goers are sure to dance the night away into 2017 with the chart-topping beats of producer DJ Sketchy Bongo and Cape Town’s live electronic duo, The Kiffness. Adding to this impressive line-up is multi-award winning, platinum selling artist Tresor, hailing from the Congo, Tresor has beaten the odds, starting out as a car guard he has carved a path for himself as a successful producer and singer collaborating with the likes of AKA, The Soil, Khuli Chana and Beatenberg. SA’s hardest working reggae band, Tidal Waves, will ring in the New Year with their original reggae music intertwined with traditional African music influences like Maskandi and Mbaqanga.
Hugely popular Zim locals, Judgement Yard will be making a swift return to this years #JVFC2016. This collective always brings the electricity with their high-energy dancehall, reggae routine. ZiFM DJ and Hidden Culture founder Jason le Roux, SA’s Half ‘n Half, and Train Party regulars DJ Francis and Diloxclusiv complete the announced line-up.
Whether you hop on an overlander from Johannesburg or Cape Town, get some rest in one of our fully set-up tents or choose a bit of luxury at the 4 star Elephant Hills, #JVFC2016 organisers have a package that suits every budget and need. Check out their website to secure your spot! Also keep an eye on the Jameson Vic Falls Carnival’s official Facebook page for a variety of exciting travel packages, adventure activities, lineup and up-to-the-minute festival news.
If last years Jameson Vic Falls Carnival is anything to go by, this years event is sure to BLOW YOUR MIND:
This year, organisers have introduced a new and exciting festival format to kick off the adventure weekend. Revellers can party the night away on the opening night at either the Shoestrings Lodge Pool Party, a Gorge Party overlooking the Falls or a River Party along the Zambezi River. The 30th of December will see the famous Train Party set off into the bush for a secret party after festival-goers can enjoy the majestic Zambezi River on a Sunset Cruise. The 31st of December will see the New Year’s concert attract thousands to party under stars with an unforgettable lineup as we countdown to 2017.
29th December 2016
Artists: Series of events around town with local acts at either the Pool Party at Shoestrings Lodge, the Gorge Party or the River Party along the Zambezi River.
30th December 2016 – Train Party
Artists: DJ Francis, Diloxclusiv and many more.
Price: $60 or R927
31st December 2016 – New Year’s Concert
Venue: Vic Falls Farm school.
Artists: Goodluck, LCNVL, Sketchy Bongo, The Kiffness, Judgement Yard, Tidal Waves, Jason Le Roux & many more.
Price: $65 or R1004
Two Day Festival Pass:
Inclusive of 30th & 31st December 2016
Price: $100 or R1390.