Best Places to Celebrate New Year in Mumbai

Known to have some of the hippest parties in the nation, the economic capital of India parties beyond expectations. From world class 5-stars, global party hotspots, lively streets to close-by destinations for a quick escapade, Mumbai is a winner when it comes to ringing in New Years’! Irrespective of your budget, mood or crazy quotient, listed below are some of the best places to celebrate new year party in Mumbai for 2018. The best thing is, these are places to visit in Mumbai with family, kids or with the ubiquitous gang-a-tang! So, choose your pick, as you chime in the new year.

Best Hotels and Restaurants for New Year Party in Mumbai 2018:


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Great events, all the glitz of this Bollywood town, hotels, and restaurants in Mumbai are known for having some larger than life celebrations. Rewards of going to one of these is that you are most likely to spot your favorite celeb. And oh, did we miss the scrumptious food and lip-smacking cocktails?! 

1. JW Marriot

With its trademark exuberance and unmatched luxury, JW Marriott has a list of event lined up for the New Year’s Eve. Undoubtedly, these are one of the best new year events in Mumbai. Exceptional entertainment along with a gourmet fair is what you can expect here.
This year ring in the new year at their event 'Mystique' at the hotel's Mahi - the Salt Water Pool and the Family Lounge and dance the night away to an exhilarating performance by the Indian Rock Band ‘Eka’. 
Time: 8 pm to 2 am
Ticket: INR 9500 all inclusive 
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2. Stax, Hyatt Regency

If you are an ardent foodie, especially a fan of Italian, there possibly could not be a better way to bring in the new year, than indulging at this fine dining gem. The Rigatoni with lamb ragout and parmesan shavings is a must-try here as you sink in the stellar ambiance. 
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Time: 10 pm to 3 am
Ticket: INR 4499 all inclusive
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3. LIV 

One of the best lounges in Mumbai, LIV knows how to make a night colorful. Every year one of the best new year party in Mumbai is held right here. Dance the night away with world-class DJs spinning some top-charts and in-house music, and bring on the new year.
Time: 7 pm onwards
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4. Visa On Arrival at Canvas Lounge 

If you want to have some of the most high-end liquor along with some classy entertainment, then Visa on Arrival is the place to be. Chivas, Greygoose, Budweiser, Black Dog, Absolut, Gin, Rum, Cocktails, Shots, Tequila and the likes at reasonable prices as you dance to Bollywood music, this place guarantees a fun night.
Bid adieu to 2017, rolling on the floor laughing literally with the Comedy Cocktail 2017 - 150 minutes that are promisingly hilarious, to say the least! Let the stars - Aditi Mittal, Amogh Randive, Karan Chauhan, Gaurav Kapoor, Navin Noronha & The Etceteras take over the last evening of the year for you! 
Time: 8 pm
Ticket: INR 4000 onwards 

5. The Westin 

Westin's pub has a happening party every year, indeed. In fact, it gets better every year. With different themes and the creme a la creme making its presence felt, heading to The Westin will only be rewarding. Its various in-house restaurants and cafes have events going on too.

Surpass the conventional NYE party for something rather unique with their 'Renewing Stay This Holiday Season' - which is an invigorating staycation for your friends and family to celebrate the festive season of Christmas and New Year. Get pampered and spoilt, enjoy lazy complimentary breakfasts and much more!

Time: 8 pm to 2 am

Price: Rooms starting from INR 7500++ 

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6. Trident

One of the 5-star properties in Mumbai, Trident understands luxury and leaves no stone unturned, promising you the 2018 New Year's Eve celebration in Mumbai like no other. Escalating your experience here is the breathtaking view of the marine drive, and as the clock strikes midnight, fireworks illuminate this Queen's Necklace like dazzling sparkles!

Another one-of-its-kind staycation, celebrate Christmas and New Year's Eve at Trident, Nariman Point with their leisurely breakfasts, indulging spa therapies, and a lot more! 

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Price: Rooms starting from INR 8500

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7. St Regis

New to the city, this global 5-star property boasts of international level celebrations with a lineup of events that will have some top celebrities as its guests and of course a world-class fair. The skyline view from the terrace restaurant will leave you mesmerized. 

Wine and dine this New Year's Eve at St. Regis Mumbai at their NYE Dining at Seven Kitchens event. Indulge in premium alcohol along with exotic cocktail!

Time: 9 pm to 1 am

Ticket: INR 5000 onwards

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8. The Taj Mahal Hotel Palace

Saving the best for the last, the exuberant Taj Mahal Hotel Palace! Only the name is enough to make you feel its grandeur, and a chiming in the new year here means an unparalleled experience. In more ways than one, this one is bound to be one of your most memorable New Year's Eve at Taj Mumbai.
Indulge in spectacular culinary delights at the Masala Kraft, raise a toast at the Harbour Bar, soak in the magic of the fireworks outside at the Shamiana or teleport to the Mediterranean at Souk! The choice is yours!
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Ticket: 8500 per person
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9. New Year Eve Bash 2018 at Pali beach resort 

Celebrate the last party of 2017 on a beach as the December sky mantles you dancing the night away. There will be a great lineup of DJs that will make you dance till you drop! Indulge in an unlimited veg and nonveg buffet. This party is for everyone, stags, families, and even kids. To keep the kids entertained there are various stalls like pottery molding, balloon-shooting, and cosplay artists. 

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Tickets: INR 999 to 3500

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10. The Lalit 

Hosting the Eleventh Hour 31st Night, the Lalit guarantees one eventful new year's bash. Additionally, look forward to the casino theme, complete with royal domes, huge LED bars, and casino tables. Their pool will be open at midnight too! 

The Eleventh Hour at Lalit this year is going to be one of the best new year party in Mumbai, for sure. What with the grand theme - The Casino Night along with some terrific EDM, live and of course Bollywood music!

Ticket: INR 5400 onwards 

Lalit's very popular Kitty Su will be hosting Madoc as well with special performances by Kittens on the saxophone, Men In High Heels, Naked Bongo, and Body Shots Allowed Hai!

Tickets: INR 3000 onwards

Trendz will be hosting the ultimate Italian party with scrumptious free-flowing Italian spread along with some good chartbusters. 

Ticket: INR 5999 onwards

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New Year Party at NSCI SVPI Stadium with Ankit Tiwari and DJ Shilpi

Welcome your new year 2018 with the melodious treat by the famous singer Ankit Tiwari and DJ Shilpi and float in the world of music. This time, the city of Mumbai is coming with this melodious event to make your new year get filled with delight. Don't wait any further and book the tickets for the event as soon as possible. 

Time: Will be updated soon.

Ticket: 3,200 for guests. 

Or you can go to these newly opened restaurants in Mumbai for a fun filled start to new year.

Places Nearby: New Year Escapes from Mumbai


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And if you want to ditch the city frenzy and head out of the town for a quick escapade, then there is an abundance of weekend getaways near Mumbai for new year celebrations! From day trips to a night's halt, these places are great for adventure, leisure, and celebrations with anyone and every one! 

1. Adlabs Imagica

Get your adrenaline rushing at this world-class theme park. From rides that will make you want more to food that will leave you satisfied, Imagica has got it all! Imagica is a great place for an entire family, and of course friends. They even have interesting offers during this time of the year, to make it even better.   

2. Aamby Valley

A favorite of many celebrities, Aamby valley draws visitors throughout the year, given its serene and blissful location. The amenities, accommodations, and services inside enhance your experience. The new year bash here has people coming from all parts of India. With great entertainment and food, Aamby Valley is a good New Year's Eve celebration choice near Mumbai.

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3. Lonavala

This hill station located at a distance of 82 kilometers from Mumbai, has families and youngsters flocking to it, come 31st December. With a number of resorts and lodging options available, this hill station is packed on the New Year's Eve. Thus, not surprisingly there are several new year parties here that you can go to! 

Hotel Grand Visava will be hosting a terrific DJ night. Booking early will avail you early bird offers too.

If you wish to ditch the party scenes, then there is a camping and trekking at Pawna Lake organized too. For a night of this adventure, you can avail group discounts as well.

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4. Khandala

Lonavala's twin Khandala is not very different from former, except it is less commercialized. But with its good accommodation options and less crowd, you can drive up to spend the night and enjoy this hill station, for the weather is beautiful.  

5. Matheran

With a colonial vibe to it, Matheran is a quaint hill station located at 80 kilometers. The best part of this place is it's being a no-vehicle zone along with some great Parsi heritage properties to stay at and an amazing local food. A night here with a bonfire would be just perfect to bring the new year in! 


6. Mahabaleshwar

Every Mumbaikar's go-to destination, Mahabaleshwar is an ideal choice for any and every occasion. The weather is perfect in December, there are several good accommodations, lip-smacking food and above all, there is tranquility here! The dense forests and giant mountains provide the perfect backdrop for your New Year's Eve celebration here.

Most of the newly launched five-star properties - Le Meridian, Keys, Regenta MPG Club and the eternal Brightland will be hosting New Years' Eve 2018 parties in Mahabaleshwar.

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7. Daman

Being a popular tourist spot near Mumbai, Daman is a favorite for weekend getaways. Retaining its charm of a former Portuguese colony, this place is a reminiscence of the old culture. The two beaches provide the perfect respite from Mumbai's fast life. The Church of Bom Jesus on the New Year's Eve would be blissful.

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8. Alibaug

Another beach destination, Alibaug is home to some of the nation's hottest properties. And the cruise and yacht services here are a unique experience. With the add-on of some fun beach adventure sports like paragliding, ATV rides, banana boat rides, this sure is a fun place. And we can't miss out on the must-have seafood!

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9. Lavasa

More towards Pune, Lavasa is planned city built around a dam and derives its style from the Italian town Portofino. The backwaters of the dam are serene, where you could take a hike. The surrounding Adivasi villages are an enlightening experience too.

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10. Bhandardara

If you are searching for the ultimate solitude, minus any form of commercialization, then head to Bhandardara. You can trek around the lake, hike around the waterfalls, and visit the temples around. It is located at 163 kilometers from the city.

The Most Happening New Year Events are Here:


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Finally, for those living on month-end budgets or any last minute plans, the noble streets, squares, and malls always have our back. This is in fact, one of the most real New Year's Eve celebrations in my opinion, with common people gleefully enjoying the simple pleasures of life, hitting you with nostalgia! 

1. Gateway of India

This beautiful monument comes alive with a spectacular display of a light show along with dazzling fireworks performance. All this amidst, a very cheery crowd, a mix of national as well as international people. There is a sense of pride that awaken while watching this, owing to the devastation Getaway of India has gone through! This is no less than an open sky party until the sunrise! Closely popular eating joints also remain open until the wee hours of the morning.

2. Juhu beach

Indeed, the chowpatti madness soars at another level with cheerful revelers, but Juhu beach also has a considerate amount of private parties. Some even have an exclusive entry for all the single birds out there. Plus, a New Year’s Eve celebration on a beach with soft sand under your feet, cool sea breeze and the sound of waves is an experience one-of-its-kind.  

3. Marine drive

Replicating a jewel string, the Marine Drive, also popular as the Queen's Necklace is simply breathtaking. While on usual days, just sitting on the parapet, feeling the warm sea breeze and watching interesting people pass by is a great activity. You can also see some fun races here at night. The place comes alive on New Year's Eve with enthusiasts of all kinds. Fireworks especially are a sight to watch here!

4. Bandstand

A favorite of many, Bandstand has plenty of gleeful, cheery revelers on the eve. Watching the sea link from here against a backdrop of bursting fireworks is a beautiful sight. The waves splashing the rocks is just perfect soothing to bring in the new year. 

5. Carter road

The very happening Carter Road is constantly abuzz with activities and events during the New Years' festivities. With the number of eating and drinking joints offered, this place has an unparalleled energy. It goes a notch higher on the New Year's Eve! Definitely worth a visit.

6. Palladium mall

The city's most groovy mall, Palladium hosts a number of events on the 2018 New Year's Eve. With special attractions in the form of celebrity visits, games and activities, this is place is sheer fun! All other malls too have events, but Palladium is another level!

A visit to any of these aforementioned places guarantees one memorable New Year's Eve celebration in Mumbai. 
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