The month of December is one of the most exciting months of the year to visit Goa. While the sun is shining and the sands are hot, there are lots of activities to choose from. You can head to the beaches to swim and take part in a beach party, or you can visit the churches to celebrate Christmas. There are also New Year’s Eve and Sunburn Festivals to enjoy.
Silent Noise party
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Probably one of the most fun parties to go to is the Silent Noise party. These parties happen several times a year at Laughing Buddha, a beachside hotel. Fortunately, they are not only fun but also safe.
The Silent Noise club is a small establishment that provides three DJs playing a variety of genres. It features an open air dance floor, an LED light show and aerial performances. There is plenty of good food and drinks to be had.
The club is in the seashore of Palolem in South Goa. You can reach it by cab or public transport. Guests are required to have a valid ID and be at least 18 years old.
There are many open-air venues in the city that host live music gigs. They can include laser shows and circus performers.
Saturday Night Market
The Saturday Night Market in Goa is a multi-cultural event that brings together a wide range of local and international products. The market offers a variety of food, drink, and clothing. It also features live performances and music.
You can also find a wide selection of antiques and handicrafts. Located in North Goa, the Arpora Saturday Night Market is a must-visit spot.
The market is open on Saturdays from 4 PM to 11 PM. Some of the most popular items for sale include Goan pottery and spices. Also, you can find jewelry, beachwear, carpets, and other items.
The Arpora night market is a cosmopolitan experience, and a must-visit for tourists. This market attracts a large number of visitors during its peak season.
The Sunburn Festival will return to Goa in December. This festival is a celebration of music and dance. It is one of the largest and most awaited events of the year. In its fifteen years of existence, it has been an acclaimed event and a place to be for music lovers and party freaks from across the globe.
In addition to the main event, the festival will also feature various other entertainment activities. Some of these include a flea market, Open Air Cinema, Bungee Jumping, and many more. Organizers will also provide adequate arrangements for camping.
One of the most popular events in the region, Sunburn is the largest EDM (electronic dance music) festival in Asia and the third in the world. Organizers will bring together top artists from around the globe. They will perform on seven different stages.
Christmas churches in Goa
During the Christmas season, Goa’s churches are beautifully illuminated and decorated with colorful lights. This is the perfect time to visit any church. The festivities begin on the day before Christmas and continue until early Sunday morning.
Aside from the lights and decorations, there are also several other Christmas traditions. For instance, the midnight Mass, also known as the Missa de Gallo, is celebrated in different places. In Goa, the Midnight Mass is held in the Immaculate Conception Church, which is a very popular landmark in Panjim.
Another important part of the Christmas festivities is the Christmas tree. These trees are decorated with various shapes and patterns, including glittering stars and small figurines.
One of the most popular things to do in Goa during the Christmas season is to attend the midnight Mass. At this special event, people from all over the world line up to attend the service.
New Year’s Eve parties
The most popular time to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Goa is during December. There are many amazing parties, concerts, and fireworks events in Goa during this time. This is the time when people from around the world visit this beautiful destination to ring in the new year.
Goa is known as the party capital of India and it’s no surprise. Its beaches are teeming with crowds of tourists and travellers.
During December, there are lots of concerts and music festivals held in the city. You can expect great performances from famous musicians and artistes. In addition to concerts, there are also some beachside parties for the revelers.
Several beach shacks in Goa organize special New Year’s Eve parties. These parties are usually themed and have live music. They are accompanied by a variety of food and drinks.