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Check Out The Eventful Happenings Around Incredible India This January

By Trishi Dhingra

Updated - Jan. 14, 2020 9 min read

Isn't it the best year to be alive? If you are thinking about everything that's wrong with the world you need this list more than anyone because it's time to let loose & go gaga over some exciting events happening around the country. From music to comedy to interesting exhibits, this list will cater to all your exploration needs & show you a little teaser of the good time waiting ahead for you.  

Now that you've agreed to have fun in 2020, here's a line up of the most ah-mazing events across the country. 

 

Exhibit A's

Check out these head-to-heads exhibitions which will not only help you rediscover the magic of art & culture in your city but also restore your faith in old-school showcase showdowns.

 

World Book Fair Delhi 2020

This is the second oldest book fair across the country after The Kolkata Book Fair. It is an annual affair organised by NBT. And if you are an A-grade bibliophile, you just cannot afford to miss the greatest most amazing book fete in your town. The whole idea behind this shindig is to bring the classics & contemporary readers and material under the same roof and see what happens. But the event does not stop here, you get to experience author interaction, quizzes, award-winning book galleries and so much more

World Book fair

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City: New Delhi

Where: Pragati Maidan, Near Pragati Maidan Metro Station, Mathura Road, New Delhi (Get Directions)

When: 7th - 12th January 2020

Timings: 11 AM to 8 PM (All the days)

Entry: INR 30 | Parking is excluded

 

India Art Fair

Our country is known for its secular culture & vivid areas of artistic mastery. When at every 15 Km the dialect of the languages we speak changes, then you can only imagine the variety and talent of the artistry in India. Well, if you want to experience the live example of our statement then this is that one exhibition you should definitely think of checking out. This enthralling piece of the event will have the best artists from all of South Asia along with their best artwork, leading International & National Art Museums, world-renowned artists such as M.F. Hussain, S.H. Raza,more.

India Art Fair

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City: New Delhi

Where: NSIC Ground, Okhla Phase-III, Okhla Industrial Area, New Delhi (Get Directions)

When: From 30th January 2020 till 2nd February 2020

Timings: On 30th Jan from 3 PM to 7 PM | 31st Jan & 1st Feb from 2 PM to 7 PM | 2nd Feb from 10 AM to 6 PM

Entry: Standard Student ticket is INR 400 | Standard General ticket is for INR 700 | Standard weekend pass will be of INR 1,000

 

Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N

Once you've watched the entire Marvel series on 4DX there is nothing more you can do. Well, this where you are wrong. This particular exhibit in Mumbai is the End Game you've all been waiting for. This place is beyond the cinematic experiences you had since last decade because you get to learn the science behind all the concepts you fictionally enjoyed on the screen from the experts. And the madness does not end here, you will also inhale The Thor's Observatory Lab, Captian America's Personal File, Iron Man's Engineering Bay & Bruce Banner's Lab. Say whaaaaaaa? Yep, all of this would be at your disposal this weekend. 

Marvel Avengers STATION

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City: Bangalore

Where: Courtyard, Phoenix Market City, Whitefield Road, Bangalore (Get Directions)

When: 10th to 26th January 2020

Timings: Monday to Saturday from 2 PM to 8 PM | On Sundays from 12 PM to 8 PM

Entry: Standard ticket from Monday to Saturday is INR 399 | Standard ticket on Sundays is INR 475 | Buddy Pass on all days: 1,425

 

 

Outs & About

These are the ones where you definitely have to let your hair down while surrounded by music & games & unlimited fun.

 

Pop Busters Ft. Simple Truth

Music infested showdown which will make you wiggle-off your workday jimjams & help you party Pop Rock style. You can also expect Retro, Rock N Roll, Classic Rock, Reggae, Latino & Electronic Dance music shuffled by non-other than Simple Truth. And just when you think this was so good, there will be DJ Maddy with his Deep House/House music & more. 

Pop Busters ft. Simple Truth

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City: Gurgaon

Where: Hard Rock Cafe, DLF Cyber Hub, Phase III, Gurgaon, NCR (Get Directions)

When: Saturday, 11th January 2020

Timings: 9 PM onwards

Entry: INR 600

 

Board Game Carnival

If you are a board game fanatic or the kind of person who is really fascinated by these games, we have your weekend sorted. Hard Rock Cafe along with Board'em has introduced the first of its kind Board Game Carnival which will include crazy games like Century Spice Roads, Sushi Go Party, KingDomino, King Of Tokyo, Hanabi & so many more. So game-suit up & board over to this cafe for an evening of unlimited fun and games, literally!

Board Game Carnival

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City: Gurgaon

Where: Hard Rock Cafe, DLF Cyber Hub, Phase III, Gurgaon, NCR (Get Directions)

When: 11th-12th January 2020

Timings: 12 PM onwards

Entry: INR 700

 

F For Funny

If you are decked up with trails of work & would really like someone to tickle your ribs (not literally) we have some funny-to-the-top events you can go to.

 

Stand Up Night With Gursimran Khamba

What better way to spend the weekend than some humorous but controversial jokes accompanied by lots & lots of food and drinks. And who better person than Khamba himself to make you laugh while you choke on the amazing food you will be eating. Don't worry, you are more likely to be hunted-down by nationalist than die of laughing. Any which way, you are going to have a great time because his 1-hour gig would be opened by some talented comedians, musicians & more.

Lemons and peaches by Gursimran Khamba

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City: Bengaluru

Where: Oyster, Sector-7, HSR Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka (Get Directions)

When: 11th January 2020

Timings: 6 PM onwards

Entry: INR 499

 

Oh Hello! Ft. Rahul Dua

After his immensely loved tour with his funny-colleague, Dua is ready to make you laugh all by himself. His easy-go-funny delivery style and home-jokes vali kitaab will make you fall for him all over again. And this time he is on a 15-day long tour where he will be cracking you up like a walnut on the side of the door (Yeah so Indian right?). 

Oh Hello! ft. Rahul Dua

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Cities: Ahemdabad, Hyderabad, Kota, Surat, Vadodra

Where: Click here to check out all the venues 

When: From 12th January to 25th January 2020

Timings: Multiple Timings according to the venue

Entry: INR 349 onwards

 

Making Money For My Kids By Sorabh Pant

You must have caught this guy in action whilst hover-boarding in & out of YouTube and admit it, he has some whimsical outlook towards Indian scenario which we all find relatable. Now is your chance to experience his physical presence followed by live laughter & sarcasm. You actually have to be there to understand his concept of the show.

Makinf money for my kids

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City: Kochi

Where: 8th Cross, Street B, Ambikapuram Road, Panampilly Nagar, Amballur, Ernakulam, Kochi, Kerala (Get Directions)

When: 22nd January 2020

Timings: 7:30 PM

Entry: INR 499

 

Art & Culture

The golden thing about art & culture vents is that you can go and enjoy the whole shindig with your entire family. Also, you get to know so much in such a little time.

 

6th Tamil Nadu International Balloon Festival

If this festival has been witnessing its 6th year then you know you are in for a treat. And you will totally forget that report you have to submit to your boss, or the class result you are waiting for once you are surrounded by colourful balloons, flavoursome music, enticing food & drinks and the company of your fellow mates/folks (whoever you choose to go with). Since it's an annual festival in the beautiful city of Tamil Nadu you can take a day or two to breathe in the nature around you. 

6th Tamil Nadu Int Balloon Festival

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City: Pallochi, Tamil Nadu

Where: Festivals Ground, Sundaram Nagar, Jeeva Nagar, Pallochi, Tamil Nadu (Get Directions)

When: 11th January to 15th January 2020

Timings: 4 PM onwards

Entry: INR 100

 

Kerala Literature Festival-Fifth Edition

You can consider this event one of the largest literature fest in the country and about the second largest in the continent. Writers, artists, musicians, cinematic enthusiasts & even scientist from across the world gather here to celebrate the wonder that is literature. If you are planning to be a part of the mega-fest this year then you should probably know that their secondary focus will be on Environment & Climate Change. Other than this you will find a wide variety of food, dances, bands, fireside chats and more. 

Kerala Literature Festival

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City: Kohzikode

Where: Calicut Beach, opp. All India Radio, Near Metropolitan Club, Kohzikode, Kerala (Get Directions)

When: 16th January 2020

Timings: 8:30 AM onwards

Entry: INR 899

 

One Man Show

Sometimes the one-man army show can be more effective than big musicals or plays. If you don't agree with us, why not try these events out.

 

Signature MasterClass With Ayushmann Khurrana

If you are looking for an event wherein you can hear someone sensible, someone from our own film industry talk about the contemporary age of films & television this should be your final destination. Our very own, Ayushmann Khurrana will be engaging with the audience about films, stories & the art of storytelling followed by a mesmerizing music performance by Ayushman Bhava. Too good to be true? Then why don't you go and check it out yourself?

Signature MasterClass With Ayushmann Khurrana

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City: Pune

Where: The Ritz-Carlton, Golf Course Square, Airport Road, Pune, Maharashtra (Get Directions)

When: 11th January 2020

Timings: 6 PM onwards 

Entry: INR 800

 

So, now that you have the whole guide to celebrate your January eventfully, you can go check them out for yourself and don't forget to take along your friends & family. Also, if you are planning for some getaway in another city do take a quick scan of this listicle, you might find a worthy place to spend your holiday at.

 

And here are some more upcoming events that you'd never want to miss!! Thank us later.

 

 

FAQ's

Q. Are there any age restrictions for the events?

A. Age bar could be confined for the events happening in the bars or clubs. Always check the terms & conditions while booking.

 

Q. Is there any parking service available at the venue?

A. This entirely depends on the location of your event. It is highly suggested that you use the public transportation system to avoid parking troubles. 

 

Q. Can we take outside food at these events?

A. Most places have food available at the venue & you could be stopped at the gate for taking in food. 

 

Q. Are any of the tickets for these events available at the venue?

A. Almost all the events are on the pre-booking basis but there could be a ticket counter for cultural events on the venue.

 

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