10 Places in Pune to Enjoy the Most Amazing New Year Celebrations

10 Places in Pune to Enjoy the Most Amazing New Year Celebrations

Irrespective of how 2017 was for you, New Year’s Eve is the prime moment that all of us wait
for eagerly. With so many parties and events being organized all over the country, it would not
be wrong to quote that some of the most happening ones take place in Pune. Crowned with the
title of the ‘coolest city’, Pune is a paradise for party hoppers. To be a part of the New Year party
celebrations in Pune is definitely a unique experience, and it always has something for everyone.
The year’s most anticipated season is here and everyone is jotting down the top places for
partying and celebrating in Pune. From cafes to restaurants and pubs to clubs, the city offers
some of the best destinations to relax, unwind and welcome the coming year with their family
and friends.
1. Dinner at the Orchid

royal orchid pune
Popular for its state-of- the-art luxury lifestyle services, The Royal Orchid Central Hotel in Pune
hosts an unrivaled New Year gala and is a much sought-after place to have dinner with your
loved ones. The in-house coffee shop is the main attraction of this hotel where you can talk with
your close ones about how the year was and what are your new year resolutions going to be. In
case you have a big appetite, a multi-cuisine spread is ready to serve you. Besides, it has a
welcoming ambiance and deluxe rooms, so if you wish to host a lavish private party, Orchid is
the place to be. With unlimited food to the heart’s content, live counters for snacks, and a quality
time with family and friends – The Royal Orchid Central is a highlight on 31st December.
Location – Kalyani Nagar
Timings – 7 PM onwards
Price – For Couple – Rs. 4499, For Stag – Rs. 2499, For Children – Rs. 999
2. Explore the Veritable Heritage Sites

Aga Khan Palace Pune
Pune is a hub of multifarious pursuits and is developing into one of the major metropolitan cities
of India. The Peshwa dynasty of Maharashtra employed Pune as their headquarters. Hence,
sparkle the arriving year and take a visit to the Aga Khan Palace and Shaniwar Wada with your
closest people. The Aga Khan Palace is an exemplification to the architectural marvels of a
bygone era. Delve into the Italian arches, huge hallways and sprawling green lawns of the fort. A
home to many portraits and photographs, this spectacular building depicts the life of many
revolutionaries, making it a must visit for tourists.

When it comes to Indian architectural wonders, no one can forget Shaniwar Wada. A pride of the
Marathas, this magnificent place was once the seat of power for the Peshwa leaders. The
legendary Peshwa Baji Rao I made an extravagant fortification effort after emerging victorious
in the Third Anglo Maratha War. Massive Palaces with grand armored gates and a striking
fountain makes the place a famous tourist attraction. Get a touch of the mighty Maratha Empire
and put some spark to the upcoming year.
Location – Aga Khan Palace – Pune Nagar Road, Kalyani Nagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411014
Shaniwar Wada – Shaniwar Peth, Pune, Maharashtra 411030
Timings – Aga Khan Palace – 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Shaniwar Wada – 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Entry Fee – Aga Khan Palace – Rs. 5 per person for Indians and Rs. 100 per person for
Shaniwar Wada – Rs. 5 per person for Indians and Rs. 125 per person for Foreigners


3. Become an Adrenaline Junkie with Man vs Miles
Have you ever thought of witnessing the New Year under the starry sky? Bonfire, camping and
singing in the wild and one-of- a-kind adventure sport – get ready for an adventurous party with
Man vs Miles. Discover your inner self with the challenging sports under the precautions of the
staff and start the year afresh. The organizers ensure an alcohol-free DJ party that gets your feet
on the dance floor. With no restrictions on starters and main course, food is not an issue at Man
vs Miles. The spotlight of the event is the release of Chinese lanterns demonstrating the arrival of
the New Year.
Location – Valane, Maharashtra 412108
Timings – 05 PM – 10 AM
Man vs Miles


4. Picnic At Pataleshwar

Picninc at pataleshwar
If you want to seek peace at the end of this year, then Pataleshwar Mahadev Temple will surely
enchant you with its calmness. A remarkable wonder, the basaltic-rock cut design along with a
small green garden makes it an ideal picnic spot. Furthermore, the Linga of Lord Shiva here is

smeared with ghee and yogurt. Amid the nature full of tranquility, you can spend the last day of
the year undisturbed at the Pataleshwar Cave Temple.
Location – Jangali Maharaj Road, Revenue Colony, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411005
Timing – 08:00 AM – 05:30 PM


5. 10 Downing Street

10 downing street
To add the party vibe to your New Year merry-making, 10 Downing Street in Pune serves an
immaculate spacious dance floor. The venue is away from the chaotic environment of the city
and is perfect for you to chill around. This place boasts a riverside balcony as an addition to the
glamour of this party powered venue. Thinking about a place to kick-start your New Year Eve
carnival? Let your hair down at 10 Downing Street and lit up your magical evening with
fireworks, laser shows, bar jugglers and so on.
Location – City Point, Street 17, Boat Club Road, Sangamwadi, Dhole Patil Road, Pune
Price – Rs. 4000 Per Person


6. Stock up on Goods at Amanora Mall
Nothing beats shopping at the stunning and extraordinarily designed Amanora Mall. Enthroned
as the largest lifestyle mall in Pune, the place is spread over one million square feet showcasing
most of the ultra-modern Indian and foreign brands. No matter how 2017 was for you, make sure
that you break into 2018 with all the smart and spruced up products.
Location – Bhagyoday Nagar, Shreehans Nagar, Kondhwa, Hadapsar- Kharadi Bypass,, Pune,
Maharashtra 411048
Timing – 08:00 AM – 10:00 PM


7. Live in the Spirit of Masquerade Pub Parties

masquerade party
From DJ parties to live performances, the city of Pune lets you experience the essence of the
coming year. If you want to put an end to the year with hustle, get the passes to nightclubs, such
as BlueFROG or Penthouze. The classy set up of lights and music in BlueFROG along with the
top DJs in town will make it tempting for you to shake your legs to the beats. Situated on the
Airport Road, this club is easily accessible; so, put aside the worry of conveyance facilities and
party like there will be no sunrise.

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If you want to catch a glimpse of the nightlife in the city of Pune, Penthouze will allow you to
say the perfect farewell to 2017 and embrace 2018 on a high note. A breathtaking ambiance and
soul-satisfying food and music – Penthouze is where you can have fun at the maximum.
Location – BlueFROG – Ishanya Mall, Arcade 6, Opposite Golf Course, Off Airport Road,
Yerawada, Pune
Penthouze – Rooftop, Onyx Tower, Next to Westin Hotel, KP Annexe, Mundhwa Road,
Mundhwa, Pune


8. Say ‘Cheers’ to the New Year at Doolally
Pune is all about music, food, nightlife and an exclusive touch of the Western civilization. There
is one craze in the city in the form of microbreweries, especially the 1st Brewhouse, where
people come from all over the city. If you are a regular, you will know this place by the name of
Doolally, the city’s first microbrewery and a hot favorite for every beer lover. Grab a pitcher of
Apple Cider beer and welcome the upcoming year in a high-spirited manner. You can also pick
from an eclectic range of booze options, as they have it all. Mild music to dance to, an exterior
space for lovely New Year’s Eve and lip-smacking beer to accompany – what else can you ask
Location – The Corinthians Club, NIBM Road, Mohammed Wadi, Pune, Maharashtra 411060
Timing – 12:00 PM – 11:30 PM
Price – Rs. 2000 for two people


9. Take Part in a Plethora of Activities at the Diamond Water Park

diamond park pune
Pune’s rich recorded legacy and prominent social culture, combined with childhood excitement,
attract a huge flock of people at the Diamond Water Park. It keeps you occupied and committed
to a heap of amusing attractions. A beguiling mixture of beauty of surroundings, water rides and
astounding time spent – the water park guarantees to fill your heart with joy on the New Year’s
Location – Water Park Road, Lohegaon, Pune, Maharashtra 411047
Timing – 10 AM–5:30 PM


10. Set the Party Ablaze with Mi-A- Mi
If you are looking for a venue that will encompass all the generations, then Mi-A- Mi, JW
Marriott is the place to lose yourself in the magic and merriment of the New Year. From exotic
dancers to the finest culinary delicacies, this place has all the special arrangements for the
evening to make sure that you have fun like never before with your family and friends.
Location – JW Marriott Hotel, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune, Maharashtra 411053
Timing – 9 PM–2:30 AM
Price – Rs. 2500 for two people

Hence, celebrate New Year in the party hub of Maharashtra, as the city of Pune has abundant
offerings on the 31st of December. With heart throbbing music functions, historical fortresses,
pubs and parks, you are sure to have a relaxed ending to the year.

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