Bhubaneswar: With 2018 just around the corner, Odisha is prepping to bid 2017 adieu and welcome the New Year with open arms. Everyone seems to be in the grip of the festive season with the hustle and bustle of celebration all around. While some people are packing their bags for vacation, there are others who want to spend time with family.
And then there are the party people who belong to the YOLO school of philosophy. Just in case, you still haven’t made up your mind yet, Odisha Sun Times has handpicked a list of the happening places from across Odisha, where you can have a gala time on the New Year’s eve!
Malva restaurant in Bhubaneswar will host Desi Jhatka, its zero night celebration party with musical performances by Indian idol contestant Amrita Panda and Ollywood playback singer Sasank Sekhar. Ticket price includes buffet that has about 20 vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes and unlimited drinks. To avoid drunk driving, the restaurant offers cab service which the party goers can avail from the venue.
Midnight Madness 2.0
Organised by 9th Street in Bhubaneswar, this new year party will open its door to the party goers at 5:30 in the evening. With a gala dinner and premium drinks on offer, the DJs on the stage will be the star attraction.
With magic and laser light shows, and about five DJs playing the music, The Presidency in Bhubaneswar is the place to be, if you are looking to dance all night and groove your way into the New Year.
New Year’s Eve Temptation
A spectacular evening is what the hosts at Pal Heights promise at their party on the 31st night, complete with DJ music, belly dance, a delectable buffet and unlimited drinks, with utmost priority of providing security to their guests.
Skylimit 2017 and SHIMMER 2018
Swosti Premium has a double bonanza for its guests with two parties on its premises for New Year. While Club Plaza will host Skylimit, Chanakya Hall is where Shimmer 2018 is being organised with dance shows, DJ Music and gourmet dining.
Myriad celebrations at Mayfair
While the in-house restaurants, bar and cafe in Mayfair (Bhubaneswar) have an array of buffet dishes, special beverages and surprise gifts for guests visiting with family or friends during the entire festive season, Mandap and Mayfair Convention have planned lavish buffets with musical and dance performances for the patrons visiting on New Year’s eve.
The above are some of the places in the Odisha capital where one can make the most of the festive night. There are a plethora of options available to raise a toast to the coming year:
The scenic Lotus Resorts near Konark is where you can celebrate New Year’s at the beach and wake up to a brand new year with the sun, sand and sea. Midnight Madness party here has musical performances, DJ music and a buffet of about 70 dishes.
Mahodadhi Palace in Puri is all set to unleash a fun night for its guests on December 31 with dance performances and light shows.
31st New Year Party
With DJ music, exotic dancers, unlimited food and mocktails, fireworks and special countdown to the New Year, Hotel Mahabir Sheraton is the party in Puri that assures you of a memorable New Year’s eve and is light on the pocket.
Bollywood Retro Night
If you are a Bollywood freak and a lover of 90’s music, Hotel Shakti Continental of Angul is the place to be in this New Year’s eve. With bonfire, barbecue, buffet and retro music, consider your New Year’s eve made.
While the festive mood is getting fever pitch, the Twin City Commissionerate Police has put up a notice asking the party organisers including hoteliers to avail mandatory approval for conducting New Year party.
Odisha Sun Times does not endorse any particular house. We advise our readers to inquire about the events and get their queries answered to avoid any inconvenience.
Disclaimer: We do not encourage alcohol consumption.