From the title, you must've guessed that a rather fabulous month awaits you with some action-packed buzz-filled events in your country. And what do we have here? A rather compiled listicle of the most kinetic happenings in the city. So, it doesn't matter where you live as far as you are in the vicinity to attend these incredible fests & concerts & exhibitions & more. Don't forget to take along your best pals because it cannot be legendary if your friends aren't there to see it. And you want to go rather alone, that's also fine with us. But don't miss it. Okay?
Now you might have made some cumbersome resolutions to try out different things. So let twenty-twenty be the year when you discover the most hypersonic events around you.
Leave The Rest On The Fests!
Now, who doesn't enjoy a fun-filled, music-driven, food-invested gathering where you sometimes bump into an ex-schoolmate or a long lost colleague? Everybody does, so here's a little something for you guys to look forward to.
1. F of X Forest Festival
This is India's First Creative Forest Festival where you will experience the magic of innovations & off-beat ideas under the stars surrounded by the sound of the flowing river. We know the concept itself is enough to sell you on this but there's more. You will get to hang out with 350+ cool people whoa are constantly burning their creative juices in art, music, design, films, food, photography & genres which are not yet discovered.
City: Ramgarh, Uttarakhand
When: Thursday, 20th February 2020
Where: Jim Corbett National Park, Ramgarh Railway Station, Nainital District, Uttarakhand (Get Directions)
Timings: 10 AM onwards
Entry Scenes: INR 30,000 onwards (Book here)
2. Sula Fest 2020
This February, flip over the biggest most wine-tertaining festival of the year. You would not believe all the romping you are going to have here because you are going to play wine games with strangers, have grape stomping sessions, camp in the vines, drum circles around the campfire, outdoor movie screenings, the most enticing luncheons & the winneeeeee. And this is not it, you are going to totally space out when you hear The Local Train, Salim & Sulaiman, Hot Chip & more while sipping your oh-so-fruity wines. It does not get any better than this!
When: Saturday, 1st February 2020
Where: Sula Vineyards, Govardhan Village, Gangapur-Savargaon Road, Nashik (Get directions)
Timings: 12:30 PM to 10 PM
Entry Scenes: Festival Ticket is INR 2,800 | Camping Ticket is INR 2,599 (Book here)
3. Vh1 Supersonic Festival 2020
Brace yourself for this 3-day energy-infested, the music-racking festival which will offer you some electrifying vibes you never knew you needed. This event is one of the best International EDM music celebrations but with 2020 twist. Yes, this year apart from global electric music artists you will get to see all sorts of hip-hop pioneers & indie rock artists too. So you can expect the following artists who will rock your world, literally: Diplo, Illenium, Machine Gun Kelly, Chon (Band), Divine & more.
When: Friday, 7th February - Sunday, 9th February 2020
Where: Mahalakshmi Lawns, Pune International Airport Area, Lohegaon, Pune, Maharashtra (Get directions)
Timings: 12 PM onwards
Entry Scenes: INR 1,900 onwards (Book here)
4. The Grub Fest
Here's the king of all the food fests happening around the subcontinent. After many successful grubs in some megacities, The Grub Fest is ready to hit Bengaluru & Mumbai now. What's so special about it? This time you get to hogg on some delicious finger food, some vegan-ismic delicacies, fusion dishes along with some exotic cuisines such as European, Oriental, Lebanese, Italian & Asian. And there's more; Black & White curated cocktails, live music stage, Carnival area, Grub Market and a special picnic zone. What else do you need for a fun & lip-smacking weekend?
City: Bengaluru & Mumbai
When: Mumbai Saturday 15th February - Sunday 16th February | Bengaluru Saturday 22nd February - Sunday 23rd February 2020
Where: R2 Grounds, MMRDA, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai, Maharashtra (Get directions) | Jayamahal Palace Hotel, 1, Jayamahal Road, Near Cantonment Railway Station Road, Nandi Durga Road Ext., Bengaluru, Karnataka (Get Directions)
Timings: 12 PM onwards for both the cities
5. ELP Food & Music Festival- Eat Love Party
For a festival with a mantra to EAT.LOVE.PARTY for 2-days straight you just know it's going to be one heck of a fest. This is the 3rd Edition of the events & they are all set to bring the lip-smacking food outlets, the best performers, artists, bands & comedians into that one confined venue where ya'll gonna go craazzzyyyyy. Don't believe us? Wait till you hear these names; Jassi Gill, Sukh-E, Babbal Rai, DJ Sumit Sethi, DJ Yogi, bands like Astitva, Nizami Brothers & more.
City: New Delhi
When: Saturday 1st February - Sunday 2nd February 2020
Where: DLF Emporio, 4, Nelson Mandela Road, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi (Get directions)
Timings: 1 PM onwards
Entry Scenes: INR 250 onwards (Book here)
6. World Dhaba-Season 6
"I can't have another season for a food festival", said no man ever. World Dhaba is Pune's favourite food festival where all the cuisines from North India to South India to East & West, along with Mediterranean & South Asian & more are drawn together under the same roof and you get to hog like never before. This is not all, other than the wide variety of food you also get to catch a few episodes of the crafted beer, separate veg/organic zones & live band performances.
When: Saturday 15 February - Sunday 16th February 2020
Where: Balkrishna Lawns, 92/10B, near Yash Petroleum (BP), Mundhwa-Kharadi Road, Koregaon Park Annexe, Mundhwa, Pune, Maharashtra (Get directions)
Timings: 4 PM onwards
Entry Scenes: INR 100 onwards (Book here)
7. SteppinOut Food Festival - Bangalore
You just can't get enough of a festival which has all the things you like. From delectable food to groovy music to bottomless stalls of drinks to all the entertainment in the world, this food fiesta is the most poptastic place to be this month. So if you are in Bangalore or planning to visit this capital make sure you book your tickets around this fest because trust us, you don't want to miss out on this.
When: Sunday 9th February 2020
Where: UB City, 24, Vittal Mallya Road, KG Halli, DSouza Layout, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka (Get directions)
Timings: 12 PM onwards
Entry Scenes: INR 99 onwards (Book here)
8. The Good Food Festival
Say yes to this fest. Why? You ask! Well, the name of this ravishing event is appetizing in itself. This is the 3rd season of Good Food Fest by Mirchi Love where you can bring all your friends & family to get a taste of the most famous eateries in Ahmedabad. Isn't this cool? Now you don't have to go trotting all over your city for different cuisines, you can taste everything at the same spot. And the place will be oozing with great music, photo booths for your social media & many more fun activities.
When: Friday 14th February - Sunday 16th February 2020
Where: To Be Announced
Timings: 6 PM onwards
Entry Scenes: INR 100 onwards (Book here)
9. Kala Ghoda Art Festival
Art festivals are the best! You know why? Because these organizers not only open your doors & windows towards ample of artist's works but also provides you with the whole package for attending the event. So if you decide to give this fest a try you will also get a chance to soak in some of the best theatrical acts, movies, dances, street events, workshops, comical appearances & of course food. It's a good thing that you can enter here for free and if you want to know more just click here.
When: Friday 1st February - Sunday 9th February 2020
Where: Multiple Locations, South Mumbai (Venue Guide)
Entry Scenes: Free! Free! Free!
10. Windmill Festival
Here's a little-to-big festival specially curated for the kids who are 0 to 14 years old. Yes! finally, an event suited just for children. This is the 5th year of Windmill festival so let us tell you some of the things that you can expect; Kids Key brands, flea stalls, food corners, workshops, up-on close petting zoo, play area, toon appearances and a place for the parents to chill. Isn't this place the whole package? So take your kids, nieces & nephews for an outdoor experience of the year.
When: Saturday 22nd February - Sunday 23rd February 2020
Where: JioWorld Garden BKC, G Block, Bandra East, Mumbai, Maharashtra (Get directions)
Timings: 2 PM onwards
Entry Scenes: INR 499 (Book here)
Are you ready to give rise to a mini-earthquake with all the jumping & thumping on the beats of the most popular songs performed by the most heart-throbbing young artists? If you are dancing already, then check out the list before you go-go.
11. Gaana Presents Bollyboom Diljit Dosanjh India Tour
Diljit wait-for-it because he's double the fun as promised Dosanjh is here to rock the two megacities of India. He is a multi-talented actor, singer with his music hitting all the Shaadi & party DJ's like bomb and you get to catch him live in Delhi & Mumbai. So what are you waiting for? Here are the details you need, just buy your tickets like now!
City: New Delhi & Mumbai
When: Saturday 2nd February in New Delhi | Saturday 22nd February in Mumbai
Where: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Gate no. 2, Pragati Vihar, New Delhi (Get directions) | MMRDA Ground, near Indus Club, G-Block, Next to BKC One, Bandra BKC, Bandra East, Mumbai, Maharashtra (Get directions)
Timings: Delhi @ 6 PM onwards | Mumbai @ 6 PM onwards
Entry Scenes: For Delhi INR 899 onwards | For Mumbai INR 499 onwards (Book here)
Hold on to your wandering-horses because some of these marvellous exhibitions are coming to your city.
12. Auto Expo - Motor Show 2020
If you are one of those car-savvy humans who just can't get enough of cars, nor can remove the big fancy posters of them from their rooms, this event is going to be your heaven. We bet all you people have already been to this exhibition but like every year, this time you are going to experience the motor world in the new light. From the latest launches to celebrity meets and shopping for special merch, this place will be an action-packed playground for more than a week. Check out more here.
When: Friday 7th February - Wednesday 12th February 2020
Where: India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh (Get directions)
Timings: 11 AM onwards
Entry Scenes: INR 350 onwards (Book here)
14. Maruti Suzuki Arena Ahmedabad Comic Con 2020
This one goes for the comic-crazy peeps who wish to gain more from their comic universe in twenty-twenty. But how is this going to happen? By attending the biggest pop-culture event where you experience all the books & movies in front of your eyes. You can do a lot of cool stuff to do around here; cosplay competitions, card tournaments, biggest stores displaying their latest collection of comics, mangs and more. This three-day con is the whole package of exciting face-offs, performances, merch-hogging & cuisine gulping activities. Know more here.
While opting to book tickets you can choose a single day entry pass or a 3-day package pass. So obviously the amount will vary accordingly.
When: Saturday 1st February to Sunday 2nd February 2020
Where: Gujarat University Convention & Exhibition Centre, Near Helmet Circle, opp Mayflower Hospital, 132 Ring Road, Ahmedabad, Gujarat (Get directions)
Timings: 11 AM onwards
Entry Scenes: INR 599 onwards (Book here)
Tickle Your Ribs
Here's a list of the funniest people in business who are all psyched to make you laugh with their distinct outlook towards the mundane Indian lifestyle.
15. The End By Kanan Gill
This show is for all the Kanan-fiend people who just want to watch this cool guy on stage no matter what he is talking about. After his super successful tour Teetar (Coming soon on Netflix), he is now trying & testing new content which might not be funny but it's Kanan Gill guys, this has to be fun anyway. And this little show will be in two cities; Mumbai & Bengaluru.
When: Saturday 8th February to Sunday 9th February
Where: Jagriti Theatre, Jagriti Renaissance, Varthur Road, near Adarsh Meadows, Whitefield, Bengaluru (Get directions)
Timings: 6:30 PM
Entry Scenes: INR 699 onwards (Book here)
16. Why So SURIous? By Nishant Suri
You might remember this guy from the Season 1 of Comicstaan, yeah he won that one. And he sure made you laugh while still talking about weird things & strawberries. The good news is that he is ready to make you chortle like rain in his newest show called Why so SURIous? Clever isn't it? Entry is only for people who have already celebrated their sweet 16th Birthdays.
Cities: Pune, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Vadodra, Nagpur, Jaipur, Surat, Indore
When: 31st January to 1st March 2020
Where: Multiple Venues (Venue Directory)
Entry Scenes: INR 499 onwards (Book here)
17. Fresher Thoughts By Kunal Kamra
Laughing with Kamra is like a funny-way to let go of some weird things happening in our country. His truth bombs didn't stop even when he received death threats & his edgy humour will not stop today. So if you are in Chandigarh then just be ready to experience his new bits or as he calls them, thoughts straight from the lands of Siachen.
When: Sunday 2nd February 2020
Where: Tagore Theatre, 18B, Sector 18, Sarovar Path, Chandigarh, Punjab (Get directions)
Timings: 7 PM onwards
Entry Scenes: INR 749 onwards (Book here)
Q. Will there be any age restrictions in the given events?
A. Other than the Windmill Festival you need to check at the particular event for age restrictions.
Q. Is there parking available in or near the venues?
A. All the mega-events will have parking and so will the events held in malls.
Q. Are the tickets refundable or amendable? Can they be used for multiple entries?
A. The tickets are non-refundable.
Q. Can I bring outside food?
A. Outside food is not allowed in any of the events as there will be food served on the venue.
Q. Will alcohol be served at these events?
A. Some events do have alcohol but for the people over the legal age only.
Q. Will there be any hidden charges or fees?
A. As per the tickets only service tax can be charged. So take care while booking your tickets.