New Year is obviously a grand event celebrated all over India regardless of diversity. When you think of Celebrate New Year, three things are sure to cross your mind: party, family and fun. A major celebration like this is definitely a good excuse for anybody to pack their bags and venture out for a sweet escape. India can be called a tropical paradise and winter is quite a good time to explore the country with your family. So say goodbye to your mundane and stressful routine and take a break instead!
Say goodbye to 2019 in a legendary stance. Here are the 25 best places to celebrate New Year in India. These locations have been handpicked for you to have a quality time with your friends or family without letting go of the party spirit of New Year.
Goa is definitely the ultimate party destination and everybody knows that. It can also be called the party capital of India. This place is filled with wonderful beaches which are very famous for the nightlife. During the New Year, the frequency of these parties comparatively undergoes a hike. If you are looking for the best New Year party of your life then it is to be found here. Nothing could beat a neon-lit DJ party by the side of a beautiful beach and here are some handpicked destinations for you:
1) New Year Hill Top Vagator Party:
Hill Top is back here with DJ Ajja, UK based spin master Tristan, Zen Mechanics, Avalon and much more. This is one of the best New Year parties at Goa where the dancing continues till dawn sets in.
Starting Time: 5pm
Cost: INR 2k onwards
Location: Small Vagator, Ozran Beach Road, Goa- 403509.
2) Sunkissed 2020 La Cabana:
This place has the reputation of organizing one of the best beach side parties in Goa. There shall be LED dancers, fireworks and the best DJs ever. With plenty of drinks and food to satisfy any party lover, this is why you need to come here to greet 2020 in style.
Starting time: 6pm
Cost: INR 800 onwards
Location: La Cabana Beach Ashvem Beach, Ashvem Wada, Mandrem, Goa 403527
3) Tito’s Club, Baga:
Tito’s is one of the most popular nightclubs in Goa. Goig to Goa for New Year and not visiting Tito’s would be a huge miss. The streets of Tito’s lane get blocked on the New Year’s eve. This is the mecca of partying, if there is any, in Goa.
Timing: Open till 3am
Cost: INR 1000(for two)
Location: Titos Lane, Baga Calangute, Bardez, Goa 403516
4) Kingfisher New Year Beach Party:
This is the yearly Anjuna beach party and it is back being bigger and better. There will be live performances by renowned artists. If you are a beach lover, head straight here and this shall be everything you could ever have dreamt of.
Starting time: 8pm
Cost: INR 299 to INR 1,999
Location: Anjuna Beach, Goa- 403509
5) New Year Bash 2020 At Holiday Inn Resort:
This New Year bash at Holiday Inn Resort is ideal for families. You are sure to have a complete fun filled night with non-stop music, bar, multi cuisine dishes and much more.
Time: 7pm onwards
Location: Holiday Inn Resort Goa Mobor Beach | South Goa, Cavelossim Goa, 403731
The electronic city of India is not just about the technology. Culture is valued here as a part of life. The city takes its festivities to the grandest possible stature. The New Year party at Bangalore is sure to stay in your memory for a very long time. The city is also pretty famous for its serene parties in hotels. Below are some of the grandest parties happening on 31st December in Bangalore:
6) NYE 2020 at Royal Orchid:
Welcome the new year in the grandest possible way. The Royal Orchid Hotel is known for hosting the best New Year bashes in Bangalore. This year there shall be celebrity DJs, fashion shows, troupe dance, celebrity performances and much more.
Date: 31st December
Location: Royal Orchid, Old Airport Road, Bangalore
Timings: 8PM onwards
7) Comfort Inn Insys Hotel Party:
Head straight here to say goobye to 2019 in a grand and gorgeous way. There shall be famous DJs, unlimited food and drinks and a lot more. By the looks of it, this is sure to be the best new year party in Bangalore.
Timing: 8pm onwards
Location: Comfort INN Insys, 46, 1st Main Rd, Gokula 1st Stage, Nanjappa Reddy Colony, Mathikere, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Cost: INR 499 onwards
8) Hard Rock Café:
Hard Rock Café is one of the best party places in Bangalore. This is a great way to enter the New Year. It hosts a masquerade party every single year and is well known for live performances.
Location: St Marks Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru
Timings: 9PM onward
9) PANACHE New Year’s Eve 2020:
This is the current talk of the town. JW Marriott surely hosts some of the grandest gigs and galas. There stands no doubt that it is sure to bring something sizzling on the floor this year. It shall be the amalgamation of India’s best DJ’s ever, multi-cuisine food, unlimited drinks and a lot more.
Location: Panache, JW Marriott, No. 14/7, The Park, MG Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Timings: 6 PM onwards
Performers: Vipul Khuran, Shiva Manvi, DJ Daljeet, Essar, Savio Mullen, Umang, DJ Archith, DJ Sharan
Do you wish to have a wonderful New Year party? Mumbai is your place. It is all about parties and night life. This is the city which never sleeps. This is probably one of the best places to celebrate New Year in India. The night sky will be decorated with lights and crackers. Every lounge and hotel is to organize parties. If you choose a high class hotel, you might even bump into a celebrity. This is one of the best way to make your New Year party memorable. Some of the noteworthy parties happening on the eve of 31st are:
10) Eleganza Bollywood Tamasha New Year Party:
This shall be the biggest open air dance floor with 3 arenas: The Beachside Lawn, Lounge Area and Grand Ballroom. This is one of the most spectacular events of Mumbai.
Venue: Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach
This is a happening event returning this year being bigger and better. The party promises you with dance, music and a thrilling experience.
Venue: Essele World, Boravali, Mumbai
12) New Year Bash 2020 At Mataahari:
This is sure to be an exuberant experience for you and your friends only at Matahari.
Venue: Level IV, Annie Besant Rd, Lotus Colony, Mumbai
Approximate cost of the trip: INR 4000(per day)
13) Desert Festival at Jaisalmer:
The Jaisalmer desert is also one of the prime destinations in order to enjoy the New Year celebrations. Camping in the middle of the desert is a major activity. Enjoy the cultural, traditional and adventure activities in the desert.
The Desert Festival is one of the most sought for cultural events in the annual calendar of Rajasthan. It showcases the performing arts and crafts of Rajasthan. The amazing folk dance performances and splendid tunes of folk musicians are sure to win your heart and keep you mesmerized.
Approximate cost of the trip: INR 1,300 (per day).
Become one with the mountains this winter as you enjoy your chilled vacation at Shimla. Visit the churches and enjoy sightseeing with your family. Enjoy fire with the snow and piping hot coffee. This New Year, party a touch a snow in it. Not only is it a beautiful place to spend your vacation at but also quite a proper spot for New Year’s Eve. You could go skiing with your friends and family and have more fun than you could have ever imagined. Some of the best new year parties happening here are:
14) New Year Celebration in Shimla (Naldehra):
This is a two days’ celebration in the lap of the lush greenery and mountains. You could enjoy with your family and have a different experience altogether. There shall be rafting in Sutlej river, camping, bonfire, live music and much more.
Date: 30th December to 1st January.
Venue: Naldehra, Himachal Pradesh.
15) New Year Night Bash with Special DJ at The Brew Estate Shimla:
This is the funkiest and biggest new year party in Shimla. Get ready for the blockbuster New Year Party.
Date: 31st Dec to 1st Jan.
Venue: The Brew Estate, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
16) Parvati Music Festival 2020 at Kasol:
The aim of this music festival is to focus on creativity and mix it altogether with music, dance and of course, art. This festival continues to lure gathering this year as well from all over the world. Artists, musicians, flea markets from far lands come together to make this event a memorable one.
Celebrate the New Year in the middle of nowhere, in the laps of mother nature herself. This is a paradise for hipster styled New Year celebration. This is a secluded place for you to bid adieu to the last year in a serene and silent way. Pitch a tent and spend the time of your life at Kasol. Other festivities at Kasol at the time of New Year are La Festival, Kasol & Tosh New Year’s Eve Celebration. This place is famous for its hippie style parties.
Date: 29th Dec to 2nd Jan
Timing: 7pm onwards
Approximate cost: INR 2000
Location: Kasol, Himachal Pradesh, India
17) Rann Utsav:
Enjoy nature, culture, heritage and an adventure filled New Year celebration. The salt desert Rann of Kutch would be celebrating the Rann utsav in December. Pitch a tent or hire a camp and enjoy all the cultural activities throughout the night. If you are up for some adventure, try the desert adventure activities. The utsav attracts plenty of tourists from far lands.
Approximate cost of the trip: INR 4,000 (2 days)
Location: Kutch, Gujarat
Andaman and Nicobar Islands:
Explore the mysterious underwater world and feel its beauty. Andaman and Nicobar Islands offer numerous water sports for you to have a thrilling experience. A taste of the marine world is sure to make your New Year special. Try out snorkeling and deep sea diving to get a different experience altogether.
Approximate cost of the trip: INR 26,000.