‘Tis the time to bid farewell to a very eventful year, and start off the next one with your favourite people. And what better way to do that than to head off to some of the biggest parties in the city, where you can dance the night away, enjoy a sumptuous fare and ring in the 2017 on a high.
In case you’re still undecided about where to go, then here are our top five picks from Delhi-NCR. Enjoy!
Diljit Dosanjh in Gurugram
This is the hottest New Year’s Eve event this year in Delhi – a live performance by the Pujabi singer heartthrob Diljit Dosanjh. The bash at Leela Ambience in Gurugram is sure to be a fabulous party, with great food and you know the music is bound to be good. So gather your friends and head over.
Where: Ambience Island, National Highway – 8, Gurugram
Time: 7.30pm – 12.30am
Price: Rs 2,499 onwards
Contact: 09911166040, 011-46000524, 011-40000372
A masquerade ball
It’s not February yet and Venice is far away, but that’s no reason not to have any good masquerading fun to welcome the surprises 2017 holds. Dress up in your finest and don that gorgeous mask to build a sense of mystery and fun, dance the night away to fun Bollywood, Retro and Rock music at these two venues – in Delhi and Gurugram. Just remember, when the clock strikes midnight, the masks come off!
At the Hotel Royal Place, the Masquerade ball theme party, managed by a DJ and featuring a Bollywood dance troupe is sure to make you dance till you drop.
Where: 19, Ashoka Road, Janpath Lane, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Time: 8.30pm onwards
Price: Rs 4,999, plus taxes for stag entry, Rs 8,999, plus taxes for couples (inclusive of unlimited dinner buffet)
Masquerades and rock
You can also rock in the new year at the Hard Rock Café masquerade party with DJ Gaurav Madan, grooving to commercial, retro, Bollywood and rock. The deal also inclued unlimited starters, 3 veg and 3 non-veg main course and unlimited IMFL drinks and premium spirits.
Where: Hard Rock Cafe DLF Cyber Hub Unit No. 4/5/104/105 Ground and First Floor R-Block, DLF City Phase III, Gurugram
Time: 9pm onwards
Price: Rs 3,499 onwards
Faridkot Live at CP
Step into the new year grooving to Delhi fusion band Faridkot at the Flyp @ MTV in Connaught Place. There will be some great music, drinks (of course) and a whole lot of fun. From blues guitars to foot-thumping beats, this will be an awesome way to ring in the new year!
Where: N/57 – N/60, First Floor, Opp. KFC, Outter Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Time: 8pm onwards
Price: Cover charge starts from Rs 5,000 for couples and Rs 3,500 for stags (only those accompanying a couple will be allowed); The deal includes limited beverages and food
Contact: 09821393780, 09821393779
Bollywood dance party
When talking about new year bashes, it’s usually about ‘couples and stags’, but that doesn’t mean you forget the whole family. Smaaash brings you and your loved ones a night of Bollywood music, fun games, and drinks of course as you ring in 2017. For kids, there’s a whole host of games to choose from – arcade to virtual reality; and then a sumptuous dinner as well.
Where: Smaaash, 4th Floor, DLF Mall of India, Sector 18, Noida
Price: Rs 3,500 per couple; Rs 2,000 for stags; Rs 1,200 for kids