With December around the corner, you are probably budgeting for the Christmas festivities and debating on which event to experience this year. Hopefully, this helps!
Not all events are created equal. Some events manage to capture the collective. They become part of our lives as they leave lasting impressions.
Here is a list of those events that can give you an experience of a lifetime this December and some good reasons to attend them.
Bringing together the global African community from 27th-30th December, Afro Nation Ghana follows on from the hugely successful European editions.
Celebrating all things afrobeats, hip-hop, UK rap, reggae and dancehall, the party on the country’s golden sands will see partygoers enjoy celebrations across Ghana’s sun-soaked coastline, surrounded by beach bars and beautiful lagoons. With the edges of Accra proving a renowned surfers paradise, the gorgeous landscapes pair idyllic laid-back day vibes with raucous evening parties amid the tropical haven.
Afro Nation will be playing host to a wealth of A-list stars including BURNA BOY, FIREBOY, MEDIKAL, STONEBWOY, THE COMPOZERS, WENDY SHAY, EFYA, KWESI ARTHUR, LA MEME GANG, OLAMIDE, REMA, SANTI, SHATTA WALE, TENI, ALKALINE, KIDI, KWAMI EUGENE, NAIRA MARLEY, R2BEES, WIZKID, D’BANJ, DAVIDO, MAYORKUN, MOONCHILD, ZLATAN among others.
The African debut of Afro Nation promises to be mindblowing and you definitely have to experience it so get your tickets at www.afronationghana.com
AFROCHELLA is that event most people are looking forward to this Christmas and so should you. The festival is designed to highlight & elevate thrilling and thriving millennial talent from and within Africa. It is an interactive event that encourages collaboration, explains and explores culture with a pioneering approach.
Happening on the 28th December at the El Wak Sports Stadium, the day features a festive celebration of culture in the form of: Art & Fashion Installations, Live painting, The Best of African Cuisine, Live performances. and so much fun.
See photos from previous editions of the event and book your ticket at https://afrochella.com/tickets
3. RAPPERHOLIC #TheUnstoppableEdition
Rapperholic 2019, Unstoppable Edition will come off at the Arena, inside Accra International Conference Center on the 25th of December 2019 and with BET award-winning rapper, Sarkodie as the headline act, the event promises to be nothing but spectacular and entertaining.
Although artistes billed to perform have not been revealed yet, organizers have promised that fans will be pleasantly surprised at the line-up when it is officially released. Following the success of previous editions of the event, it was no surprise that there was a mad rush for tickets when they were released last month.
You don’t want to miss an opportunity to experience Sarkodie and tunes for his yet to be released ‘Black Love’ album which he will be performing live that day.
Cop your ticket now www.ticketmiller.com
4. DETTY RAVE #THEHOMECOMING
Are you ready to really ‘DETTY’ yourself this December? Mr Eazi and his ‘DETTY SQUAD’ are shutting down Accra on the 27th December with DETTY RAVE 3.
I personally experience DETTY RAVE 2 last year, it was worth the anticipation and I can’t wait for this years’ event.
With a performing lineup that includes South Arica’s Busiswa, Jamaica’s Kranium and Koffee, Simi, Joeboy, Darkovibes, Joey B, King Promise, Kuami Eugene, Kidi and oh Mr Eazi himself!! The DJs are also a wild mix from all over Africa and include, DJ Cuppy, iPhone DJ, DJ Aroma, DJ Neptune and more.
Get your tickets at www.dettyrave.com
5. TINA FESTIVAL
TINA FESTIVAL is the last event on the ‘chilling calendar’ of December and the first official party to kick start the New Year. But it was so good the last time I experienced it that I have managed to push it up this list lol. Don’t spend all your money in December because you definitely have to go enjoy FUSE ODG’s TINAFEST 2020.
TINA Festival 2020 is slated for 2-4 January 2020 and will happen at the ROUND PAVILION / TRADE FAIR. Get your ticket now.
6. LIVESPOT X FESTIVAL WITH CARDI B
Carbi B is coming to Ghana………OKUUUUUUUUUURRR!!!!!!!!!!
The Livespot X Festival with Cardi B is the first official event to kick start the December festivities. It is the ultimate Christmas present for Cardi B fans like myself in Ghana. Livespot X is bringing the ‘BODAK YELLOW’ hitmaker to Accra for the Livespot X Festival (LXF) 2019 on 8th December at the Accra Sports Stadium.
LFX 2019, promises an experience like no other. The 1-day event is scheduled to have gates open by 5 pm and sources say it’s set to be the biggest show in Africa this year. With tickets starting at 50gh, you can’t miss this opportunity to experience the Queen Of Ratchet! Click here for your ticket.
7. MANIFESTIVITIES 2019
Manifestivities is back!!!!!!!!!! After a successful event last year, Manifest and his friends have promised another event which will be spectacular.
Manifestivities was widely regarded as the one of the safest, well organized and most successful Christmas event last year, parading a sterling roster including Simi, Kwesi Arthur, Worlasi, B4bonah, Efya, King Promise, Trigmatic, Sarkodie, and Burna Boy.
This year’s edition is scheduled for December 22 and will be at the Bukom Arena.
Click here to get your tickets.
What’s the Year of Return without Jamaicans!? PINEXGINJA II The Bashment Edition will be the baddest Jamaican party and ultimate fresh experience on 24 December 2019.
PinexGinja (Pine and Ginger) is the ultimate merger of Ghanaian and Jamaican cultures, using music and performance to curate a tropical themed party experience for lovers of the vibrant parts of Jamaican culture, in Accra, Ghana. Come jam to great Reggae, Lovers Rock, Afrobeats tunes and enjoy amazing Jamaican cuisine too.
9. STONEBWOY BHIM CONCERT
Tamale and its neighboring cities this one is for you! It seemed all the events and fun was concentrated in Accra so it was such a relief when Stonebwoy announced that the 4th edition of his BHIM CONCERT will be out of the capital city.
The 2019 edition of the Bhim Concert will take place at the Alhaji Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium in the Northern Regional capital town of Tamale on 21st December with the BHIM Nation headlining and his friends passing through as support acts. To the die-hard BHIM Natives who will be going to Tamale for this event, SAFE JOURNEY!
10. DECEMBER 2 REMEMBER 2019
Citi FM’s annual music concerts hosted at the International Conference Centre comes back again this year. Come enjoy hits from your favorite Ghanaian musicians back to back. The dress code is still blue denim and a white top.
The event which usually takes place at the Accra International Centre on 24th December is yet to announce performers for this year’s event.
During December in Accra, parties end when day breaks, and as soon as night falls you get right back to it. If you are about the party life and love traveling, start planning now.
Is your December Money ready? Start budgeting and have the experience of a lifetime this Christmas!