What to do on New Year's Eve 2020-2021 in Bangalore
Garden City is a great place to celebrate the New Year - read on to find a great way to ring in 2021: From parties & events to where to celebrate in the city for free.
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Things are different this time. While we all gear up to welcome the New Year in style, we must make sure we follow all safety protocols regularly and take extra care while celebrating with our loved ones. Don't worry, we've put together the best things to do on New Year for you. 'What to do on New year's Eve in Bangalore?' 'How to celebrate New Year with family in Bangalore?' 'What are some New Year's events near me?' - find the answer to all such questions right here with the Best Night Ever - New Year's Eve Sale on Paytm Insider.
New Year Events in Bangalore
Go pub-hopping at Brigade Road / M.G. Road
Bring in the new year with Bangalore's famed pubs, or indulge in a bit of new years' eve shopping, taking advantage of all the end-of-year sales. Almost every club will be hosting a New Year's Eve Bash: Look forward to those by popular clubs like Sanctum Club, High Ultra Lounge, Communiti, No Limmits Lounge & Club, and more! An awesome time is guaranteed. Also, the M.G. Road metro station has an art gallery for art lovers and greenery all around.
Explore Lumbini Gardens
Nature is a great way to sign off the year. Take your kids (or better half, or friend, or just yourself) to these gorgeous gardens on New Year's Eve. This is a park on the Nagawara Lake which has boating and wave pool, where you'll often hear sounds of excited kids who're probably discovering that the outdoors are awesome.
Location: Lumbini Gardens
Cost: ₹30 for entrance. Separate fees for boating rides and wave pool use.
Spot birds at Hebbal Lake
Enjoy some flora and fauna on New Year's Eve at this gorgeous lake. Take a pair of binoculars along and spot-billed pelicans, spot-billed ducks, sandpipers, purple moorhens, and purple and grey herons. And of course, take in the expanse of that magnificent lake itself.
Location: Hebbal Lake
Cost: ₹10 for entrance and fuel
Fulfil that New Year Resolution to visit Bangalore Palace!
Yes, it's always there and what better day than the last day of the year to finally knock that off your local-city bucket list? Explore Tudor architecture with Gothic influences, adorned by Greek and Roman paintings. This palace takes you back to the days of the British Raj. Enjoy the landscaping by Mr. Veronica of Lalbagh as you visit Bangalore Palace!
Location: Bangalore Palace
Cost: ₹240 for entrance
Spend the day at Bannerghatta National Park
Yes, there's no shortage of gardens in this city. The park has a zoo, a butterfly enclosure, a safari park, and a snake house. You can also trek or hike in this park - work up a bit of a sweat before hitting the pubs!
Location: Bannerghatta National Park
Cost: ₹80 for adults for zoo, ₹260 for adults for grand safari and ₹30 for adults for butterfly enclosure.
Host an epic house party
If you're the type who prefers playing the host, there are several services to help you host an incredible party of your own. Feeling musical? Rent a karaoke machine! If your gang is the type who gets its kicks out of video games, you don't need to buy an expensive console, you can just rent one (and the games)! Or if you really want to class things up, skip the cheap booze from the neighbourhood wine shop and splurge on a bartender. Or, hey, you could rent a projector and make a movie night of it.
Cost: Free to whatever your budget is!
Stream the best of the year gone by
Sometimes it's best to just ring in the new year by yourself, or with a loved one, at home. Draw the curtains, connect to the 'net, open a cold one, and watch some of the best content of the year gone by. From the best stand-up and sketch comedy from what has been a remarkable year for Indian comedy, to binge-watching all the Indian stand-up comedy specials, to some of the best shows out there on Netflix & Hotstar.
Cost: Free (YouTube & Vimeo), subscription costs (everything else!)
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2020 ate up all your cash? Don’t worry ‘cause these pocket-friendly New Year events will ensure you find your way to the Best Night Ever. So, party people - unite!
Happy New Year and have an incredible 2021!
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