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New Year in Pune: The Best Way to Celebrate

There’s plenty to do in Pune. The city is home to amazing pubs, bars, cafes, nightclubs, theatres and it is conveniently located to Lonavala and Khandala – two amazing hill stations in India.The city’s fun-loving people love to celebrate the weekend, and on festivals and New Year’s they have a ball of a time. If you are thinking what to do for New Year in Pune,  and haven’t made New Year’s plans as yet, here’s something to get you started. And if you are travelling to Pune, do read this.


New Year in Pune
Road trip for New Year in Pune!


Cool Things to Do for New Year in Pune


1. Dance the Night Away at a Nightclub

On New Year’s Eve, Pune’s nightclubs have themed parties. Expect special menus for drinks and food, great music, and a fantastic ambience. Entry is allowed only if you buy passes and is generally restricted to couples. Stags are not allowed. Book your passes or make reservations early to avoid disappointment.

Average Cost: Rs. 2,000 to Rs. 5,000


2. Head to an Exclusive New Year’s Bash

Say goodbye to the old and ring in the New Year in style at an exclusive New Year’s bash in Pune. Enjoy good music, live performances, fun events, delicious food, a variety of alcohol and fireworks. Passes for these events run out early, it is best to buy them in advance and just like with nightclubs, entry might be restricted to families and couples. Some venues offer free or sponsored coupons. 

Average Cost: Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 25,000


3. Shopping

An unusual ideas, but shopping on New Year’s Eve is worth the effort if you want to start off the New Year with a change of wardrobe or style. After shopping, head straight to a nightclub or pub with your gang of friends to celebrate the clock striking 12.

Average Cost: Varies


4. Go Pub Hopping

A modern and fun thing to do in Pune is pub hopping. Head out to some of the best pubs in the city to enjoy New Year’s Eve. Enjoy your favourite drinks and food and dance the night away to music.The best fun is had when you go with your gang of friends.

Average Cost: Rs. 2,000 and upward


5. Head out to a Hill Station

Take a break from the noise and traffic of Pune and head out to neighbouring Lonavala. Head to the hills, set-up a camp and gaze at the stars as you enjoy a bonfire and a lovely sing-song session. You could also go to a resort or guest house and spend a quiet day with that someone special or with friends.

Average Cost: Rs. 2,000 to Rs. 20,000


Travelling to or living in Pune? We’ve listed all the fun things to do in the city on New Year’s Eve. For the best fun, it is best that you plan the activities we’ve mentioned in advance.

Hope you have a great start to another new year. May you travel more and more.

Happy Travelling.

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