Merry In Mumbai 7 Ways To Party Away Christmas Blues

Maximum city Mumbai's vibrant Xmas spirit gets a boost with these seven unmissable events
Bird's-eye view of Mumbai, and the Arabian Sea in the Mahim Bay. Credit / Towering Goals
Bird's-eye view of Mumbai, and the Arabian Sea in the Mahim Bay. Credit / Towering Goals

The year-end holidays bring out the best in Mumbai's social scene. There are concerts, theatre plays, exhibitions, and book readings galore. Don't be disheartened if you are at a loose end in the city around Christmas and have zero Christmas party invites. Here are seven events you can look forward to in December, and when you return to Mumbai in January, another rocking occasion is waiting for you    

SOI@Prithvi Classic Mondays

Start each week you are in Mumbai, with soul-stirring music created by none other than the masters of Western Classical Music, Vivaldi, Chaminade, and Tchaikovsky. The performance will be brought to you at Prithvi Theatre, by the finest in The Symphony Orchestra of India.

What Vivaldi Concerto for 4 violins in B minor, RV 580 Chaminade Flute Concertino in D major, Op. 107

Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48

Where Prithvi Theatre

When 12 December

Mumbai Light Festival's IMMERSE

Head to Shakti Mills, Lower Parel, for an immersive audio-visual experience. Take your pick of either of the two showcases Once upon a time... which is a re-imagining of a Gond folktale, or head over to Overture, a collaboration between a visual artist and music tech expert.

When&nbsp13 to 22 December

Where&nbspG5A Warehouse, Shakti Mills, Lower Parel

Yuval Noah Harari Conversation on Unstoppable Us

The world-renowned author of Sapiens will be in Mumbai for a moderated talk on human evolution and the power of storytelling. Yuval Noah Harari will also speak for young readers about his new book, Unstoppable Us

Where Sophia College auditorium

When 14 December

Lucky Ali Live In Mumbai

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You must attend a magical Lucky Ali concert. The O Sanam, the singer, will be performing some of his songs with his new music. So close to Christmas, bringing on the holiday vibe, this event is a must-attend. 

When&nbsp23 December, 6 pm onwards

Where&nbspPhoenix Marketcity, Kurla

Badshah Paagal India Tour

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The rapper is slated to go on tour starting with Mumbai. He will perform in eight cities across India, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Guwahati, Gurugram, Pune, and Bengaluru from December 24 to March 18.

When 24 December

Where National Sports Club of India (NSCI), Worli 

Bombay Closet Cleanse

The thrift heaven we have all been waiting for, the Bombay Closet Cleanse, or BCC, is back, so prepare for days of fun selling and buying pre-loved clothes. 

When Till 31 December

Where&nbspBombay Closet Cleanse, Mumbai

Lollapalooza India 2023

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End January 2023 with a bang Forty artists, four stages, and 20-plus hours of memorable live music, art, and culture The line-up for the two-day debut of Lollapalooza India After travelling across the world for over 30 years, with editions in Chicago, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Germany, France, and Sweden, the world-class experience of multi-genre music will rock Mumbai and surely the rest of the country. 

Where Mahalaxmi Race Course 

When 28th and 29th, January 

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