Music, Colours and Cheer: Holi Celebrations In India!

So your favourite festival is round the corner and you still haven’t planned the celebrations? We bring you a list of the most happening Holi celebrations in India so that you know where to go, what to do and how to have the most amazing Holi-day ever!




Connect 2016


A classy venue, sparkling swimming pool, thandai counter and vodka pani puri–sounds like fun, doesn’t it? Celebrate Holi with live dhol, DJs and much more at The Park Bengaluru and make it a day to remember! If you feel like splurging, then book a stay here and take your partner to dinner at their in-house restaurant.


Where: The Park, 14/7 M.G. Road

When: 10 AM, 24 March 2016

Say Hello: +91-8147218505





Lets Play Holi


This year, celebrate Holi Bollywood style at Hyatt Regency in Kolkata! Enjoy as the spirit of the festival comes together with a filmi theme to create a spectacular show. There will be unlimited snacks, enthralling music and water balloons!


Where: Hyatt Regency, JA-1 Sector III, Salt Lake City

When: 12 PM, 24 March 2016

Say Hello:  +91-33-25171425




Colours of Kavant


Usher in the spring festival of Holi with a 3 day backpacking trip in Kavant! With Colours of Kavant, you get to celebrate the festival in the wilderness with the tribes of the region. Watch as the forests come alive with colours, dance and music. Since Holi is on a long weekend this time, we say you take a trip from Delhi to Baroda and move onwards to reach Kavant.


Where: Kavant, Chhota Udepur, Jambughoda

When: 12 AM, 24 March 2016 to 9 PM 26 March

Say Hello: +91-9824684886




Holi Package at The Lalit


Revel in the luxurious hospitality of The Lalit Jaipur with a lavish Holi package! The highlights of the package include a traditional welcome drink of kanji, in-room provision of gujiya, Dhulandi Puja in the central courtyard and finally the celebration with colours in the party lawn.


Where: The Lalit, 2B & 2C, Jagatpura Road, Near Jawahar Circle

When: 21 March to 25 March

Say Hello: +91-141-5197777


Holi Carnival


Revel in the quintessential Rajasthani royalty at Holi Carnival in Jaipur. This event is exclusively for NRIs and foreign nationals, thus keeping the glam quotient high. And when you are in the Pink City, don’t forget to indulge in these things to do in Jaipur!


Where: Rajputana Riding and Polo Club

When: 10AM, 24 March 2016

Say Hello: +91-8506072555




Colorland Goa


This Holi, witness the beaches of Goa come alive with colours! Colourland Goa promises a celebration like you have never seen before. Waves lapping at your feet, lively music and the spirit of the festival–it’s definitely going to be one of the most awesome Holi celebrations in India!


Where: Nyex Beach Club, Anjuna

When: 9 AM, 24 March 2016




United Colours


Get the party started with United Colours in Juhu. There is rain dance, games and live music at the event. With an artist line-up of DJ Nukleya, DJ Amour and DJ Ivor, this one promises to be a Holi party that will be remembered for years to come!


Where: JVPD Grounds, Juhu

When: 9 AM, 24 March 2016


Rang De 2016


Enjoy a day filled with rain dance, delicious food, Bollywood music and loads of fun. Rang De 2016 promotes the use of natural colours so that you have a safe Holi! Make the most of the long weekend at these places to visit in Mumbai.


Where: Om Sai Party Lawn, I.C Colony, New Link Road, Borivali West

When: 8 AM, 24 March 2016

Say Hello: +91-9702555508

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New Delhi


Holi Shit


The legen…wait for it…dary Holi festival is back and how! Holi Shit celebrates all the craziness that comes with this festival of colours. Handicrafts bazaar, 20 artists, cocktail bar and camel rides are some of the attractions of this festival.


Where: Punjabi Bagh Janmashtami Ground

When: 11 AM, 24 March 2016

Say Hello:  +91-9871789777

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Holi Fox


Get ready to groove the day away amidst 10 hours of “earth-shattering madness”! The event will have coyote dancers, pool, rain dance, open bar, water balloons, foot-tapping music…and so much more!


Where: To Be Announced

When: 11 AM, 24 March 2016

Say Hello:  +91-9650938884


Holi celebrations in India are always planned well in advance as it is the one day when you can throw away all your worries and literally paint the town all colours of the rainbow. So go on, enjoy and don’t forget to BE SAFE. Happy Holi!

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