The Definitive Guide to Living in the Capital , Cairo , Egypt

What to Do and Where to Go in New Year’s Eve
    written by
    Nada Medhat

    As always, we dash through the door to heroically save another weekend from the fatal threat of boredom, but since this weekend is the last of 2021, let’s make it epic, Shall we?



    Electric Thursday with Ahmed Moenes, Omar Ezzo, and Hatem Zahran at Cairo Jazz Club

    The last Electric Thursday of the year aims to go full throttle. Starting the night is Ahmed Moenes with his exciting tunes, then taking it from there is Omar Ezzo with his afro-house melodies to prepare you for the all-night bang coming after with Hatem Zahran.

    For reservations, send them a Facebook message between 12-8 PM on their page.

    Mazeek at Cairo Jazz Club

    The long-awaited return is finally here! After a four-year hiatus, Mazeek returns to the stage of Cairo Jazz club with both their classics and news tunes to end this year the right way. Meshwar will then take will take charge to end the night with their uplifting tones. The music starts at 9 PM.

    For reservations, send them a Facebook message between 12-8 PM on their page.

    Ramsi at The Tap Maadi

    Ramsi is gracing the stage at The Tap Maadi this Thursday with Afro-Electric tunes and house rhymes. 


    Tick شك Tock at Cairo Jazz Club

    Nothing is better than giving in to nostalgia on New Year’s Eve! Celebrate the night with a mix of the old and the new. Mohamed Fouad and Abou El Leef will be having their Tick شك Tock show with Anis Abdel Mageed opening and closing the night.

    For reservations, send them a Facebook message between 12-8 PM on their page.

    NYE Beats at Cairo Jazz Club

    Amr Austin and Heavy Pins are performing for New Year’s Eve at Cairo Jazz Club. Early Bird tickets are sold out, but you still can get regular tickets.

    For reservations, send them a Facebook message between 12-8 PM on their page.

    Shady Ahmed at The Tap West

    New Year’s Eve is all about partying till you burst your eardrums, so it’s only fitting that we start the late afternoon on a quieter tone. Shady Ahmed will be filling the room with his acoustic tunes as you enjoy your lunch.

    New Year’s Eve at Kempinski Nile Cairo

    A night of wildly different celebrations to appeal to all tastes! From Arabian Nights, New Year’s Glamour, Turkish Extravagance and A Top Notch New Year’s Celebration, Kempinski Nile Hotel is running differently themed nights in their various venus. Choose your favourite!

    Al-Markeb’s New Year’s Party

    Al-Markeb is hosting a New Year’s Eve party on El-Cornish that has everything you’ll ever want! Santa with his gifts, a Nile trip, an atmosphere of candles, balloons, violin and a free photoshoot as well as a dessert. 

    New Years Eve at Villa Belle Époque

    Villa Belle Époque is hosting a New Year’s Eve party with a sophisticated five-course set menu, live duet performance, special cocktails and homemade chocolate treats! There is a special accommodation package if you’d like to extend the night.

    For details and reservations, Call +201022203365/ 0223580265/ 02 23582991

    Open Mic At Room Garden city

    Whether you’re a performer; musician, poet, or stand-up comedian, Open Mic Night at Room Art Space is the place for your New Year’s Eve. If you want to register as a performer, don’t forget to come early at 7 PM and fill the application form at Room!

    Tickets are available at Room and for online booking.



    Tribute Fairouz At Room Garden City

    A tribute night to the legend “Fairouz” where Mostafa Zahed and his band will perform a number of Fairouz’ fan-favourite songs. The entry is at 8:30 pm and the concert starts at 9:00 pm. Tables are shared and the ticket price is EGP 150 + 1 minimum order per person.

    You can purchase your ticket through the branch itself or here


    Cairo Symphony Orchestra – New Year’s Concert

    Cairo Opera House is hosting a Cairo Symphony Orchestra for the last day of the year! Concert starts at 8 PM.

    New Year’s Eve At Room New Cairo

    The night starts with an optional Rock concert at 8:00 pm with Paranoid eyes & Stigma. Then from 10:30 pm to 12:30 am, it’s Karaoke night! 

    The ticket for Karaoke & countdown is EGP 100, while the tickets for Rock night Vol 10 concert + Karaoke + midnight countdown is 200 EGP. You can get your tickets here

    “Tablt El-Set” at El Sawy Culturewheel

    Bridge the two years with Folklor music from Tablt El-Set at El Sawy’s Cuturewheel!

    You can register here.



    Festival Color Run #1 at Al-Zoheriya Garden

    First Runner and Storm Runners are ending the year with a huge free color run! The run will be 4 kilometres long, and starts from 8:00 am to 11:00 am. Add some spice to your run to welcome the new year.

    For more details, visit their event page

    Zamalek run at Cairo Sporting Club

    Jaguar Team is hosing its last event of the year to say goodbye to 2021 on a positive note. What else could be better than ending the year with a run surrounded by trees?

    For more details, visit their event page