AFRICA’S MOST ADVENTUROUS MUSIC FESTIVAL RETURNS FOR THE 8TH YEAR

 

Africa’s most exhilarating music and adventure festival, The Zambezi Lager Vic Falls Carnival, returns in 2018 at one of the Seven Wonders of the World for a once-in-a-lifetime New Years’ experience! Full-throttle adventure, an incredible setting and a music hungry crowd all mixed with local and international music-fans boasting a lineup that showcases the best talent from around Africa.

 

This is it, the Zambezi Lager Vic Falls Carnival – join the adventure!

Adding to the power lineup, South African Music Award winners for Best Dance Album and Best Duo/Group of the Year is the incomparable Black Motion hailing from South Africa with their signature live act sure to up the tempo at this year’s carnival. Joining the carnival again as a crowd favourite is none other than dynamic Afro-fusion act, Flying Bantu, from right underneath the magical spray of the Victoria Falls.

Already on the lineup is smash-hit songstress behind hits like ‘My Baby’, ‘Love is Blind’, ‘Collide’ and many more, Lady Zamar, and 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 rap influences. With so many more acts still to come you can not miss out on this spectacular event!

 

Zimbabwe’s Own Lager, Zambezi Lager is proud to announce the sponsorship of the 2018 edition of the Vic Falls Carnival, to be called the Zambezi Lager Vic Falls Carnival. Delta Beverages Channel Marketing Executive, Irimayi Muzorewa said, “Zambezi Lager is proud to be associated as the sponsor of one of the best New Year’s festivals on the continent.” He said, “The brand fits perfectly with the location of the festival in that not only does it take place by the Zambezi River, but the brand is very close to the heart of

the tourist capital of Zimbabwe, and Zambezi Lager seeks to provide mighty refreshment to those adults that yearn for the great outdoors. The Carnival offers a great outdoors experience from the amazing wildlife as well as the scenic views of the mighty waterfalls.”

 

“The brand will conduct a promotion that will see a number of lucky Zambezi Lager consumers winning

experiential prizes that will include tickets to the three-day carnival extravaganza,” Muzorewa said.

 

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 exciting 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 travelers 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’s Pool. 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

If you want a truly unforgettable New Years’ experience you better grab your tickets and hurry tickets are limited!

 

LIMITED EARLY BIRD TICKETS

 

SOLD OUT!

 

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 >>  https://bit.ly/JoinVFC2018

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

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

 

The Zambezi Lager Vic Falls Carnival will certainly be an experience not to be missed!

 

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 out www.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)

 

FLIGHTS AND 4 STAR KINGDOM HOTEL (JHB – VIC FALLS) – Travel dates 28th Dec – 1 Jan

                   4 DAYS

                      3 DAY FESTIVAL PASS

                      British Airways Return Flights

                      Inclusive of Transfers

                      Sunset Cruise

            R10,229 pp sharing

 

FLIGHTS AND 4 STAR ELEPHANT HILLS HOTEL (JHB – VIC FALLS) – Travel dates 28th Dec – 1 Jan

                       4 DAYS

                      3 DAY FESTIVAL PASS

                      British Airways Return Flights

                      Inclusive of Transfers

                      Sunset Cruise

            R10,229 pp sharing

 

FLIGHTS AND 4 STAR KINGDOM HOTEL (JHB – VIC FALLS) – Travel dates 29th Dec – 2 Jan

                       4 DAYS

                      3 DAY FESTIVAL PASS

                      British Airways Return Flights

                      Inclusive of Transfers

                      Sunset Cruise

         R10,229 pp sharing

 

FLIGHTS AND 4 STAR ELEPHANT HILLS HOTEL (JHB – VIC FALLS) – Travel dates 29th Dec – 2 Jan

                   4 DAYS

                    3 DAY FESTIVAL PASS

                      British Airways Return Flights

                      Inclusive of Transfers

                      Sunset Cruise

            R10,229 pp sharing

 

OVERLANDER TRUCK (CPT – VIC FALLS) – Travel dates 26th Dec – 5 Jan

         11 DAYS

        3 DAY FESTIVAL PASS

       Stop over Botswana

        Certain dinners & breakfasts

        Tented accommodation

       R8635 pp ex VAT

 

OVERLANDER TRUCK (JHB – VIC FALLS) – Travel dates 28th Dec – 3 Jan

        7 DAYS

      3 DAY FESTIVAL PASS

      Stop over Botswana

        Certain dinners & breakfasts

       Tented accommodation

       R6875 pp ex VAT

 

Keep an eye on the Vic Falls Carnival social media platforms for updates on the travel packages best suited for your region and pocket. For travel and accommodation queries please e-mail: bookings@vicfallscarnival.com

 

Follow us:

Website: https://vicfallscarnival.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VicFallsCarnival

Twitter: https://twitter.com/VicFallCarnival

 

#ZVFC2018

#ZimbabwesOwn

 

In partnership with Zambezi Lager, Love for Africa, Wild Horizons, Kulula, Coca-Cola & Ethiopian Airlines

In media partnership with ZiFM, ZambeziFM & Sunday Mail

Issued by Leehouse PR on behalf of Zambezi Vic Falls Carnival

 

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