As the year draws to a close, Ghana gears up for a month of vibrant celebrations, cultural spectacles, and memorable gatherings. December in Ghana isn’t just another month; it’s a dynamic tapestry of festivals, concerts, and events that showcase the nation’s rich heritage and contemporary vitality. Whether you’re a music enthusiast, a history buff, or simply a traveler seeking unique experiences, Ghana in December promises a remarkable itinerary of events and festivities.
From the pulsating rhythms of Afrochella to the solemn commemorations at Cape Coast and Elmina Castles, December in Ghana offers a diverse range of experiences to explore. Each event on our list holds its own special allure, providing an opportunity to immerse yourself in the heart and soul of this remarkable West African nation.
Join Mrpocu.com as we embark on a journey through the must-attend events that will make December in Ghana 2023 an unforgettable chapter in your travel adventures.
The well-known music festival Afrochella is getting ready to provide music lovers and culture vultures with an exhilarating experience. This year, the festival will take place on December at the El-Wak Sports Stadium in Accra, Ghana, and will be condensed into a single action-packed day.
Beyond just music, Afrochella honors the varied cultures of Africa as well as the achievements of its artists and businesspeople. The festival will showcase the diversity of African skill and innovation with compelling art and fashion installations from some of the best artists and designers on the continent. A wonderful day of music, art, fashion, and the vivacious essence of Africa is promised by Afrochella.
The stunning Shai Forest Reserve will play host to the Wildaland Festival, which will make its debut on December 26 and 27. With its promise of an exciting two-day music extravaganza in a distinctive natural setting, this recent event has generated quite a stir.
This festival’s stellar list, which includes some of the most recognizable names in the music business, is what makes it so intriguing. The scene is prepared for an amazing musical experience, with the sensational Davido and Stonebwoy, the soulful Adekunle Gold, the chart-topping KiDi, the alluring Gyakie, and the fascinating Joeboy. And that’s just the beginning; Black Sherif, Lojay, and C’Kay give the occasion even more spice.
The fact that the inaugural list of musicians is only the beginning makes it much more exciting. The festival’s entertainment value will be further increased by the organizers’ commitment to introduce even more talented acts. The Wildaland Festival, which will feature 48 hours of nonstop music, is set to be a stunning addition to the festival season, promising an unrivaled celebration of music and nature.
King Promise, the brightest star in Ghana’s music industry, is getting ready to wow fans once more at his eagerly awaited annual headlining event, “Promiseland.” The “Homecoming Edition” of Promiseland, which hasn’t performed since 2019, is set to be a musical extravaganza unlike any other.
This event, which will be held on December 24th, 2021, at the lovely La Palm Beach Hotel, promises to be a night of incredible performances and musical enchantment. King Promise, who is well-known for his enthralling onstage persona and hit songs, is certain to astound the crowd.
Act quickly, as tickets for Promiseland are currently on sale if you want to be a part of this remarkable experience. This is a chance to enjoy a night of incredible music while seeing one of Ghana’s most promising performers in action and the Christmas season. Grab your tickets while they last and get ready to be whisked away to King Promise’s Promiseland if you don’t want to miss out.
Twelve Days of Bloom
Since its opening in 2016, Bloombar, a famous open-air bar tucked away in the center of Accra, has become the undisputed hub of the city’s nightlife. With their “Twelve Days of Bloom” celebration, Bloombar promises to have an electric December as they prepare to mark their fifth year of igniting the nightlife landscape.
Beginning at the beginning of the month, this amazing sequence of activities keeps the celebration going until January 2nd, 2022. There is something for everyone in this roster, from the fun Bloombar Day Party to the diverse flare of “USA Meets UK” and the laid-back vibes of “Brunch N Vibes.”
This is a chance that true party lovers must not pass up. Bloombar guarantees a memorable month of music, dancing, and celebration, regardless matter whether you only plan to attend a few or fully immerse yourself in the twelve days of festivities. Make the most of your December nights at Bloombar by getting in the groove.
Every Christmas day in Accra, Sarkodie’s “Rapperholic” is a widely anticipated yearly event that has become ingrained in the Ghanaian music calendar. It’s evidence of the rapper’s continuing appeal and dedication to thrilling followers year after year.
Sarkodie brought a fun touch to the announcement this year by displaying his unwavering confidence in a freestyle video. He not only announced the details of the impending event in this rap, but he also added a touch of his trademark swagger to the announcement, no doubt whetting the appetites of his devoted fan base.
Sarkodie’s “Rapperholic” is more than simply a show; it’s a phenomenon that unites music aficionados from Ghana and other countries. Audiences are eagerly anticipating the next installment in this cherished institution as it raises the bar for live music performances year after year. Sarkodie’s “Rapperholic” is more than simply a show; it’s an anticipated event that has grown to symbolize Ghana’s holiday season.
Freedom Wave Concert
Prepare for a musical explosion this Christmas day as Shatta Wale and Medikal, two of Ghana’s hottest performers, join forces to present fans with the electrifying “Freedom Wave Concert 2023.” This event promises to be a memorable festival of music and entertainment, set against the historic Accra Sports Stadium.
Heavyweight artists in the Ghanaian music scene include the dynamic rapper Medikal and Shatta Wale, who is well-known for his contagious dancehall music. Fans are incredibly excited about their collaboration for the “Freedom Wave Concert” and can’t wait to see these dynamic talents in action.
The Accra Sports Stadium will transform into a musical haven, with electrifying performances, pulsating beats, and an atmosphere of pure euphoria. As Christmas day dawns, it’s not just about festivities; it’s about riding the “Freedom Wave” with Shatta Wale and Medikal as they set the stage on fire and create a music-filled Christmas memory to cherish.
One of Ghana’s nightlife’s crown jewels, “Little Havana,” has earned the title of “biggest VIP party in Africa.” This prestigious occasion attracts devoted partygoers from all around the world for a night of unrivaled grandeur and entertainment.
On December 26th, “Little Havana” will take place against the picturesque setting of Little Acre in Aburi. The scene is set for an amazing evening beneath the stars in this lush and picturesque location.
More than just a party, “Little Havana” is an event that combines top-notch entertainment, opulent VIP treatment, and an opulent ambiance. The event will feature top-notch music, breathtaking performances, and a luxurious atmosphere.
Festival of Plays
Theater lovers in Ghana have the pleasure of the Festival of Plays in December. This beloved event is put on by Roverman Productions and is the brainchild of renowned Ghanaian writer Uncle Ebo Whyte. Over the course of a successful career spanning more than ten years, Ebo Whyte has written and directed more than 45 critically praised plays, enthralling audiences with his mastery of the written word.
Six original Ebo Whyte plays are on the program of the Festival of Plays, a much-anticipated cultural event, and each one is a monument to his mastery of the dramatic form and masterful storytelling. His works are renowned for their gripping narratives, relevant themes, and top-notch performances.
Given the immense popularity of Ebo Whyte’s works, it’s advisable for theater lovers to secure their tickets early. The Festival of Plays promises an opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of captivating drama, rich characters, and thought-provoking narratives, making it a must-attend event for those seeking a cultural and artistic experience in Ghana during December.
Around the World Food Festival
Christmas in Ghana is a feast for the senses, and while music and parties play a big role in the festivities, the culinary treats of the season are just as fascinating. The richness and variety of Ghanaian cuisine are well-known, and culinary events are an important part of the celebrations. As a culinary spectacular among them, the “Around the World Food and Drinks Festival” stands out.
This three-day festival, which takes place from December 24 to 26, celebrates many cuisines and cultures from around the world. It offers a delicious blend of music, friendship, and international cuisine as well as a captivating journey for your taste buds.
Festival-goers can access a number of sessions featuring cuisine from all over the world by purchasing a “food passport.” It’s a chance to sample a variety of culinary cultures all in one location. The festival also features celebrity appearances, with Big Brother Naija stars Efya, Gyakie, and Whitemoney adding to the excitement.
Akwaaba UK Events
With a schedule of 12 thrilling events, Akwaaba UK, which has a reputation for throwing some of the most memorable events and parties, is all set to deliver Ghana its special brand of extreme fun in December and January.
The much anticipated All-Black Party and the All-White Party are two events that stand out on their calendar and provide thrilling occasions for partygoers. The All-Black Party at Pitch Accra on December 28th, 2021, is expected to be a sophisticated and elegant evening, while the All-White Party on January 1st, 2022, will usher in the new year in a glitzy and exuberant manner.
But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Akwaaba UK has a full slate of events to cater to diverse tastes and preferences, ensuring there’s something for everyone looking to celebrate in Ghana during this festive season. From concerts to themed parties, their lineup promises an unforgettable way to ring in the holiday spirit and the new year. Be sure to check out their full event schedule for more details and prepare for an epic celebration in Ghana.
Stonebwoy, the dynamic dancehall and afro beats sensation is all set to ignite the stage once again with the 5th edition of his annual concert, the “BHIM Concert.” This year, the event takes on a special significance as it’s titled the “BHIM of Hope” edition, symbolizing optimism and resilience during challenging times.
Headlined not only by Stonebwoy himself but also featuring the Jamaican dancehall icon, Beenie Man, this concert promises an electrifying night of music and entertainment. The Grand Arena in Accra will come alive on December 22st, serving as the perfect venue to host this grand musical spectacle.
Fans can anticipate a mesmerizing fusion of dancehall and afrobeat rhythms, with Stonebwoy and Beenie Man bringing their unique styles to the stage. It’s a celebration of hope, unity, and the power of music to uplift spirits.
This is the schedule for the event in Ghana in December.
|22st December||Bhim Concert||Accra Sports Stadium|
|22nd December||Touchdown (The Welcome Party)||Luxe Lounge and Garden|
|22nd-23rd December||Festival of Light||Independence Square- Accra|
|22nd-26th December||Bolgatanga International Craft and Arts Fair||Jubliee Park; Bolgatanga|
|23rd December||Made in Taadi (Capacity Building Seminar)||Sekondi- Takoradi|
|23rd December||Golden Hour||Suncity Apartment Hotel|
|23rd December- 4th January||AfroChella Music Museum||BBNZ Live|
|24th December||Promiseland||La Palm Beach Hotel|
|24th December||Made in Taadi (Main Concert)||Sekondi-Takoradi|
|24th December||Samini Xperience concert||Grand Arena|
|24th December||Tribal Jungle Fever||The Woodland (Legon Botanical Gardens)|
|24th December||The Citi’uation Outdoor Party||Gazebo View (Dzorwulu-Accra)|
|25tth December||Rapperholic||Grand Arena (AICC)|
|26th December||GoldCoast Canival||Kokrobite (Wakanda Beach Resort)|
|26th December||The Polo Beach Club (Opening Party)|||
|26th December||Little Havana||Little Acre (Aburi)|
|28th December||AfroChella festival- 28th December- EL- Wak Stadium||EL- Wak Stadium|
|30th December||GoldCoast Carnival||Octagon|
|30th December||Amafest Ghana||To be Announced|