Ke Dezemba! Along with shorter days and longer nights, summer brings with it the long-awaited party season.

It’s officially time to bust out the sunscreen and shades and celebrate with three of Cape Town’s favourite things: sea, sun and Shimmy! Here is a roundup of events happening at Shimmy Beach Club this month.

Summer Sound System featuring Goodluck, Biggy and more

December at Shimmy starts off with a bang! Summer Sound System comes in with a hot line up of smash hit artists guaranteed to have you dancing up a storm. ID is essential as no u18’s will be allowed. Tickets are available through Howler.

Date: 1 Dec 2019

Time: 16:00 – 02:00

Sneaker Cartel Summer Festival

Sneaker Cartel invites you to a music filled evening which infuses the best Hip Hop, RnB and local house beats. Be ready to release the steam of daily life with a line-up which includes DJ Zinhle, Gremlin, Tashinga and more. Book now.

Date: 7 Dec 2019

Time: 18:00 – 02:00

Black Coffee x Shimmy Beach Club Summer Residency

Multi award winning DJ and producer, Black Coffee brings the heat to Cape Town this December with four exclusive performances at Shimmy Beach Club. Tickets are limited so be sure to get yours.

Dates: 13 Dec, 20 Dec, 27 Dec 2019 & 4 Jan 2020

Time: 18:00 – 04:00


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Fisher at Shimmy Beach Club

Australian ARIA and Grammy nominated artist Fisher, brings the party to town this December. With a signature sound that is instantly recognisable and an infectious energy that goes with it, this is definitely going to be a party to remember!

Dates: 14 & 16 Dec 2019

Time: 16:00 – 02:00


Goldfish Submerged at Shimmy Beach Club

South Africa’s favourite duo return to Cape Town with their unmistakable sound perfectly suited to celebrating summer. With great food, world-class production and breath taking ocean views, the Goldfish Submerged series is sure to excite and entertain.

Dates: 15, 22, 26, 29 Dec 2019 & 3 Jan 2020

Time: 17:00 – 02:00


Metro FM Heatwave

Metro FM brings the party to Cape Town on December 21st with this annual summer event. With live performances from some of SA’s hottest artists, you’ll be sure to dance well into the early hours of the morning.

Date: 21 December 2019

Time: 12:00 – 02:00


Christmas Lunch at Shimmy Beach

Are you dreaming of a sunny Christmas? Eat, drink and celebrate the season with a lavish buffet style lunch. Shimmy Beach Club has all the ingredients to make your Christmas extra special this year. Booking is essential.

Date: 25 Dec 2019

Time: 11:00 – 16:00

READ: Where to find your Christmas feast in Cape Town

Hello Summer ft. Ryan Murgatroyd live, Cinimin and more

South Africa’s #1 beach club brings you Cape Town’s biggest summer beach party. Join in on the celebrations as Shimmy Beach Club transforms into a party paradise. Can anyone say Hello Summer?

Date: 28 Dec 2019

Time: 16:00 – 04:00


Blue Marlin New Year’s Eve 2019

What does Ibiza and Cape Town have in common? Sexy summer parties. Welcome the new year as Blue Marlin Ibiza takes over for an unforgettable NYE party! Get your tickets now.

Date: 31 Dec 2019

Time: 19:00 – 04:00

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