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The Vic Fall Carnival announces headline acts

Africa's most adventurous festival returns for 8th year with powerhouse line-up.

4 Jul 2018 / Press Release / written by TATC Staff

This year’s launch artists are sure to make your New Year’s unforgettable – are you ready for the 2018 Vic Falls Carnival?

We are so excited to welcome smash-hit songstress behind hits like ‘My Baby’, ‘Love is Blind’, ‘Collide’ and many more, Lady Zamar to our stage! Joining her, one of South Africa’s most loved bands, Freshlyground will bring their sing-along fresh afro-pop sound to the falls. Due to overwhelming demand Prince Kaybee will once again ignite the festival with his signature mix of banging tracks, electric mixing and unforgettable energy.

BCUC will awaken your African spirit with their mix of ritual songs, around the fire hood songs; shebeen songs and church songs for a new generation infused with a rap influences. With so many more acts still to come you can not miss out on this spectacular event! For the first time ever we are treating you to an EARLY BIRD SPECIAL – a 3-Day Pass is only $75 and a 2-Day Pass is only $50 – these are very limited and when the sell out the prices will increase by $15 each!

Following the major success of last year’s format, the Vic Falls Carnival has once again created the best way to spend your last 3 days of 2018! Travel, adventure and of course, music, all in one renowned setting, Africa’s majestic Mosi-oa-Tunya, ‘the smoke that thunders’.

29 December 2018 – AFRICAN CARNIVAL TRAIN

Hop on board our African Carnival TRAIN & SECRET BUSH PARTY. This event sells-out every because it is a journey unlike any other – Hop onboard for this insanely
beautiful trip with killer DJ’s both on and off the train.

30 December 2018 – CONCERT AT VIC FALLS PRIMARY SCHOOL FEAT. FRESHLYGROUND

Start your New Year’s celebration early with an electric night of the best in live house, afro, indie and electro-pop including and a host of local community parties to keep the celebrations going at our Electric Safari Concert!

31 December 2018 – NEW YEAR’S UNITY CONCERT FEAT

Ring in the countdown with thousands of adventure loving travellers from all over the world, fire breathers, traditional dancers and a host of amazing artists at our Unity New Year’s Concert – Bring along a flag from your country and paint your face as we all come together under the African skies!

The excitement doesn’t stop at the festival grounds – the aptly named adventure capital of Africa, Vic Falls has is jam packed full of fun ways to spend your days catering for a variety of tastes from the mildly adventurous to the raging adrenaline junky! Saddle up for a sunrise elephant back safari or get strapped up a jump off the iconic border bridge over the Zambezi or make your way to edge of the falls and jump right in to the Devil’sPool. As the leader in adventure activities in Vic Falls, our partners Wild Horizons will help you plan your perfect trip!

All festival goers receive 10% off all adventure packages when booked with your festival ticket!

TICKET PRICES

For the first time ever, #VFC2018 launches EARLY BIRD SPECIALS, if you want a truly unforgettable New Years’ experience you better grab your tickets and hurry tickets are limited!

LIMITED EARLY BIRD TICKETS

3 DAY PASS – 29th, 30th & 31st Dec – $75 each (R1036)

2 DAY PASS – 30th & 31st Dec – $50 each (R690)

1 DAY PASS – 31st Dec – $ 50 each (R690)

PHASE 1 TICKETING

VIP*

3 DAY PASS – 29th, 30th & 31st Dec – $165 each (R2279)

2 DAY PASS – 30th & 31st Dec – $130 each (R1796)

VIP includes priority entrance, VIP deck with some seating, VIP bar and toilets.

*There is no VIP at the train party.

GENERAL

3 DAY PASS – 29th, 30th & 31st Dec – $90 each (R1242)

2 DAY PASS – 30th & 31st Dec – $65 each (R897)

1 DAY PASS – 31st Dec – $ 50 each (R690)

**NB** Take note of your train time and make sure that you are at the Victoria Falls Train station at least 30 minutes prior to your departure.

Get your passes now – South Africa, Africa & rest of World – Ticket info below:

JOIN THE EVENT >>  http://bit.ly/JoinVFC2018

BUY VISA & MASTERCARD >> http://bit.ly/VFC2018TktsVisa

BUY ECOCASH, ZIMSWITCH >> http://bit.ly/VFC2018TktsLocal

TRAVEL PACKAGES

Whether you hop on an Overlander or Kulula flight 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 or Kingdom Hotel, we have a package that suits every budget and need. Check outwww.vicfallscarnival.com to secure your spot!

CARNIVAL CAMPING (ACCOMMODATION ONLY) – 28 DEC – 1 JAN

5 Days

2 Stretches & mattresses

Side table & lamp

Restaurant, bar & ablutions onsite

$280 per tent (R3861 per tent for two people)

COMFY CARNIVAL CAMPING (ACCOMMODATION ONLY) – 28 DEC – 1 JAN

5 Days

2 Stretches & mattresses

2 Sleeping bags & pillows

Side table & lamp

Restaurant, bar & ablutions onsite

$360 per tent (R4964 per tent for two people)