Spoiled for party choice

Busselton Dunsborough Times
Kira Puru
Camera IconKira Puru Credit: Unknown

Finding it hard to choose from all of the exciting Capes New Year’s events?

The Times has you covered with a guide to the top events from Busselton to Margaret River.

The Beerfarm is asking Are We There Yet 2020? with its annual funky New Year’s Eve shindig.

With a great selection of beers and an array of live music acts and DJs from across WA, Beerfarm is demanding that you bring your dancing shoes for the Silence of the Farm silent disco.

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The traditional Caves House Hotel NYE party is back, with artist Kira Puru, pictured, headlining the famous event.

Also in the line-up are Maribelle, Askya, Valentine, the Milkmen and DJ Groove Avenue.ickets are $99.70 via oztix.com.au.

Clancy’s Fish Pub will see in 2020 with a sermon of soul blues from Old Blood and a huge set of vinyl bangers from DJ Ruhoo. Entry is free to the event, starting at 7pm.

Birds of Tokyo
Camera IconBirds of Tokyo Credit: supplied

The Dunsborough Tavern is having a Jamaican theme party starring seven-piece reggae band Rastatrix, as well as Chris Archee and Tim Woodward.

The Dunsy has dubbed the event “Dunsborough’s biggest NYE party” and with free entry, it is expected to be at capacity early.

The Fire Station in Busselton is also going tropical for the night.

Tropical-themed cocktails, tropical tacos and tropical tunes will be on offer at the free island party. Settlers Tavern will ride the waves into 2020 with a Wipeout party celebrating the rich surf culture of Margaret River.

The Frothers and The Big Kahunas will play surf rock to get the party started, followed by a DJ set to bring in the new year.

Tickets for the Wipeout party are $15 from the venue now or $20 at the door. The River’s New Years Eve Party includes live music from BOOM! BAP! POW! and Novac Bull, plus DJ sets from Music Lab, Sexxwax and DFS.

Tickets are $25 via Oztix.

Fremantle musician Carla Geneve
Camera IconFremantle musician Carla Geneve

It may not be New Year’s Eve, but many people’s party destination for this holiday period is Barnard Park on January 1 for the Cold Chisel concert.

For the first time in the South West, the legendary Australian band will play a special outdoor show with guests Carla Geneve, Southern River Band, Gyroscope, Jebediah and Birds of Tokyo.

Tickets are $130 for adults and $70 for children while Premium VIP entry costs $200 via Ticketmaster.

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