We are unsure what it is about our collective psyche that loves new beginnings so very much. Because let’s face it every day is both a new day and yet so routine at the same time; truth is the same goes for every year that passes us by! But let us not be the wet blanket here, be it for the romantics out there dreaming about the endless possibilities that 2016 promises to bring or for the cynics that believe nothing much is going to change, we present to all Bangaloreans the 9 New Year parties in Bangalore that are sure to make you feel awesome! (At least for those few hours)
1. New Year’s Eve At Windmill Crafters
If you first and foremost reasons for not wanting to read this list was because of the usual NY parties that the city hosts, then this may be a pleasing surprise. How about spend a thoughtful and relaxing evening as you invite the New Year festivities with the blues? Confused? Good news for the music lovers in the city is that the critically acclaimed Raul De Souza Quartet from Rio de Janeiro is going to be performing at Windmill Crafters on the 31st of December from 9:30 pm onwards.
Venue: Windmills Craftworks, #331, Road 5B, EPIP Zone, Whitefield
Rates: Entry Only Rs.1500
2. New Year’s Eve At Shiro
If you are looking for something quieter then maybe something of artistic excellence would be the right choice for a stunning New Year’s eve. Looking for artistic brilliance in the ambiance of various restaurants and lounges, we finally discovered Shiro at the UB City Mall. An idyllic setting inspired by oriental elements, you can dine on fine Shiro cuisine as the heavy lidded Buddha’s gaze fills you with peace.
Venue: Shiro Lounge, UB City, 2nd Floor, UB City Mall, Vittal Mallya Road
Rates: Rs. 4500 onwards
3. Sunburn Reload New Year’s Eve
If this list is getting a little too calm and quiet for your liking, don’t worry, maybe you can head out for the Sunburn Reload New Year party at the White Orchid Convention Center. The event promises plenty of grooving music setting the mood. And they know setting the right mood is best left to the professionals, which is why we have KSHMR, (S)haan, Local Heroes and DJ Rohit pumping out some electrifying music to usher 2016 on the right note!
Venue: White Orchid Convention Center, Next to Manyata Tech Park, Gate No.2, Outer Ring Road, Hebbal
Rates: Rs. 2640 onwards
4. Space 2016 New Year Party
What is a New Year party without an element of fantasy to it!? As if to answer this very question we have the Space 2016 New Year Party to be held at K.T.P.O. The event promises to take you to a world of fantasy with their stunning line-up of entertainment from pulsating music by Lady DJ Nicole from Sweden, blazing fire dance performances by artists from Russia, scintillating belly dancers from Ukraine and DJ Krish Hart setting the tune for the evening.
Venue: KTPO, EPIP Area, Nr.Sap Labs, Whitefield
Rates: Rs. 2,499 onwards
5. New Year’s Eve With Soulmate
For all the blues rock music fans out there, this could truly be a night spent with your soulmate! The Tamarind Tree is presenting the internationally acclaimed Blues Rock band Soulmate to set the tone for the evening. Their performances will be followed up by acoustic duo By2Blues and DJ Goose. But we think the selling point is definitely the venue, set in a garden with an open to the sky amphitheatre, there is no better way to celebrate the start of 2016 than by looking up at the stars as you enjoy soulful music and equally soulful food!
Venue: The Tamarind Tree, 88 Avalahalli, Anjanapura Post, JP Nagar 9th Phase
Rates: Rs.10000 onwards
Image Courtesy: Jagadeesh Sampath
6. Panache New Year’s Eve 2016
If a fancy venue is what is on your mind then simply head over to Panache the New Year’s party to be held at JW Marriott. The red carpet event promises to offer the best of all worlds; fashion, entertainment, music, food and beverages. Pulsating music will be played right into the early hours of 2016 by DJ Ivan, DJ Nash, DJ Vipul, DJ Sonic X, Suraj and Kaushik. A lavish buffet spread has also been promised!
Venue: J.W.Marriott Hotel, 24/1, Vittal Mallya Rd, Ashok Nagar
Rates: Rs. 3500 onwards
7. A- List New Year’s Eve 2016
The A-List New Year’s party promised to be a fun package for the entire family. So, if you were confused about party plans because of the kids, do not worry, simply head to Aloft in Whitefield. Not only does the ambience impress, but their line-up of activities and entertainment also pleases! Music performance by Band Aurko, energetic music will continue through the night thanks to DJ Avinash. The kids too will be kept busy with a variety of activities such as face paining, bouncy castles and a whole deal more!
Venue: Aloft Hotel, 17C, Sadaramangala Road,Off Whitefield Main Road,Bengaluru, Karnataka 560066, India
Rates: Rs. 1999 onwards
Image Courtesy: Naina
8. The VIP Affair
If you are keen to be pampered like royalty at the onset of year 2016 then there is no better option than to don your best outfit and head over to the VIP Affair at The Collection, UB City. The list of entertainment activities is a hush hush affair and will be directly revealed to the guests. But we are sure they have something amazing up their sleeve. Check it out in person!
Venue: The Collection, UB City, KG Halli, Vittal Mallya Road, Ashok Nagar
Rates: Rs. 2999 onwards
Image Courtesy: www.ritzmagazine.in
9. Los Angeles 2016
If you choose to start the New Year by being part of a good initiative then you may be interested to know that Vivanta By Taj is organising New Year’s eve party Los Angeles 2016 of which 10% of the proceeds will go towards the Chennai relief fund. The event promises fashion shows, an array of dance performances and an interesting mixture of DJs, not to mention the best in food and beverages.
Venue: Vivanta By Taj, 41/3, Trinity Circle, MG Road
Rates: Rs. 2800 onwards