“Why shuffle everyday and die, when you can be under the electric sky”. This line holds true for the mind-blowing Sunburn Festival, which is considered to be Asia’s largest electronic music festival. Boasting of the best of music tracks, international DJs and dances, Sunburn is a must-attend for all music aficionados and party buffs. With time, this festival has become one of the most important events for the December tourism in Goa.
Facts about this wonderful dance music marathon –
Started in the year 2007, the 1st edition of Sunburn Festival was held on the famous Candolim Beach. The show was hosted by Rohit Barker and Nikhil Chinapa with main performances by Axwell, Carl Cox and Above & Beyond. In the year 2009, CNN ranked it as the “9th Best Music Festival in the World”. Sunburn became a 24-hour festival in the year 2009 when ‘After Dark’ parties were launched. This festival gathered more than 22,000 fans and became a rage in the country. It has now among the top three music festivals in the world.
Music enthusiasts and party lovers are in for a huge surprise as Sunburn 2016 is going to be bigger than ever. This 4-day festival is going to be held at Sunburn Hills, on the Pune-Ahmedabad highway between 28th-31st December. With some of the best international DJs, Sunburn this year is expected to draw the maximum EDM fans till date. Campsite-campouts will also be organised at the festival, which will include a 24×7 marketplace, jam sessions, bonfire and a lot more. Also, 40+ experience zones with acrobatic airborne acts, hot air balloon rides, Zumba, tattoo making and cruises will be the add-ons of the festival. More than 80 stalls selling souvenirs, cool accessories and funky clothes is going to be a major attraction for all the shopaholics and for those who want to take a memento back home.
Places to Stay
Attending this music carnival and do not know where to stay? There are a number of hotels in Pune where you can enjoy a comfortable stay. On-site camping is also provided for those who don’t want to miss a single beat.
There are various payment options available for the booking of tickets. EMI plans for 3-12 months are available in all ticket categories (available through Kotak, HDFC, Axis, SBI, ICICI and INDUSIND credit cards). So, now you can buy a pass of one of the biggest music festival starting INR 831.
4-day ticket prices for different groups are –
Students (below 25 years age) – INR 7,750
Note : Current student ID proof is a must. Also, customers below the age of 18 can not attend this event.
General Admission Tickets – INR 8,500
VIP Tickets – INR 14,500
Camping passes are also available separately
Those who just want to attend one day of the festival can buy single day tickets.
General Admission Day 1 (28 December) – INR 2,000
General Admission Day 2 (29 December) – INR 2,000
General Admission Day 3 (30 December) – INR 2,250
General Admission Day 4 (31 December) – INR 2,250
Tickets are available on bookmyshow.com and viagogo.com–Sunburn’s international ticketing partner. You can collect your tickets from the box office.
Note: Prices are set by the seller and may vary from the face value. Also, no refund is provided under any circumstances.
Sunburn–the heaven for EDM lovers and party enthusiasts is here. So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and fly off to Pune to attend this mind-blowing music festival.