There is no doubt that many people will not be getting much sleep this December as Christmas in Ghana this year promises to be a mind-blowing experience for visitors especially.
The biggest festive season of the year has “back to back” events scheduled as it opens its door to the rest of the world, especially Africans in the diaspora.
Being tagged ‘December in Ghana’, there is a long-curated list of the events, hence you should start planning on your wardrobe and get those outfits ready to party.
Here are 8 events that should be on your must-attend list this December.
Ghana Tourism Authority’s programmes
The Ghana Tourism Authority under its flagship marketing campaign “Year of Return” has outdoor several programs dubbed #DecemberInGh listing a line-up of events spanning the whole of December up to early January 2020.
The program includes the premiere of Perfect Picture 2, Sankofa Music Festival, Gold Coast Experience, The Creative Arts show, Ghana Festival of Light and many others.
Mr. Eazi’s Detty Rave concert, December 27
Mr. Eazi, one of the hottest afrobeats artists in the game, hosts his annual rave party bringing great vibes to the Gold Coast. With DJs, surprise guests, and performances from the host itself, this event is definitely one to keep on your radar.
The Garden Party, December 23
Scheduled to take place at the Accra Polo Grounds, the Garden Party is equivalent to the ‘Veuve Polo Classic’ in New York City except with more ‘melanin’ and afro beats.
Little Havana All White Party, December 26
Up in the hills of Aburi, this annual all-white party is nothing short of epic. Sponsored partly by Belaire Champagne one can be sure of nothing but fun.
Afrochella, December 28
Recently dubbed Coachella meets AFROPUNK, Afrochella is a celebration of home-grown talent, Ghanaian culture and good progressive vibes from local artists and vendors.
Afronation, December 27 – 30
A ‘newcomer’ to Ghana’s holiday festivities, Afronation is arriving on the shores of Accra with a lineup of West Africa’s ‘heavyweights’ (Davido, Burna Boy, Wizkid, Stonebwoy, Shattawale, Sarkodie and many more)
Dancehall act, Stonebwoy’s annual musical concert takes place this December in Tamale on the 21st, at the Tamale sports stadium.
Samini, picked his ‘home’, Dansoman High Street, as the location for this year’s Saminifest. December 21, 2019, has been announced as the official date for the concert.
Sarkodie’s Rapperholic Concert
Rapperholic 2019, the Unstoppable Edition, will take place on 25th December 2019.