This Independence day, let’s break the tradition of remaining in our houses or going out of town. Let’s get out of our houses and explore the various interesting activities, shows happening around us on the eve of Independence day. There’s enough to explore, you just have to choose what you want to do and where you want to go. There is everything for everyone. Music lovers can go out to jazz and DJ sessions, Live performances; For a quick outing and a coffee date, check in at Costa Coffee, foodies can choose out from the various special food offerings by hotels, fitness freaks and dance lovers can go to zumba session and the list is unending. Now it’s time for you to get into action. Gear up to celebrate the Independence Day your way.
On the occasion of 69th Independence Day, Costa Coffee, India’s first international coffee chain will be decked in tri-colors and all hot beverages will be served with ’69’ carved on it. Keeping the 69th Independence theme they are offering its complete range of beverages (small size) at Rs.69 between 6 PM and 9 PM. This offer will be valid on purchase of any sandwich at Costa. So relish the Independence Day with this special 69 treat from Costa Coffee.
Time: August 14-August 31, 6 PM – 9 PM
Venue: All Costa coffee outlets in Mumbai
Celebrate this Independence day with JD Swap & Dash. Get set for the revelry, swoon like a free bird and enjoy the music at Trilogy. Independence day is a dry day but worry not Trilogy has got your covered. With a fusion of jazz and liquor pull your socks up for a crazy evening.
Time: August 15, Saturday, 10 PM-1 PM
Venue: Trilogy – Bar, Pub & Lounge / Hotel Sea Princess, Juhu Tara Road, Santacruz (W), Mumbai
Contact Details: 02233543789
Li Bai, is all set to celebrate the Independence Day with some live music and lovely people. Enjoy the night with Madoc who is known to play some really good pop, funk and rock music. He is going to set the perfect mood for your Saturday night!! We suggest try some special Pink Kamikazi or relish a selection of Li Bai-inspired cocktails like the Shandong Mary, Nan-King, Yangzi, rare whiskies, premium cigars and wines at this contemporary yet uber luxury bar.
Time: Aug 15, 2015; 10:30 PM onwards
Venue: Li Bai Bar – Palladium Hotel, Level 37, 462 Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel , Mumbai
Contact Details: (91 22) 6162 8000
This Independence Day Dance as if no one’s watching. Celebrate the freedom of dancing with the workshop by Sucheta Pal & JustAllHeart that will feature Mumbai’s top dancing troupes like Star Dance & Fitness company and All in Stars Dance Academy among few. The event will start off with a classical Indian diya dance followed by a high intensity Bollywood medley of patriotic songs. A Zumba Workshop will follow which is a free open to all class by the exclusive team of Zumba master trainer Sucheta Pal. The workshop ends with a one of its kind closing performance with a jugalbandi of an Indian classical performance of Vande Mataram depicted through the beautiful sign language of physically disabled children.
Time: Aug 15, 2015 , 05:30 PM
Venue: InOrbit Mall – Malad, Malad, Mumbai
Contact Details: 09833363065
This Independence Day, let’s celebrate feminism with Wandering Women, the documentary film festival. The feminist website ‘The Ladies Finger’ and the experimental space Godrej India Culture Lab, has come together to present the Wandering Women. The weekend will be a selection of this fantastic oeuvre that celebrates wandering women, women who cross the line, women who frankly don’t care that there is a line.
Take time to visit Godrej India Culture Lab in Vikhroli, Mumbai and watch some awesome films: from a warm 1992 film about one of India’s earliest woman actors to a 2002 film that embraced online culture a decade before it happened to a fantastic ‘YouTube party’ – a slew of videos made by very young filmmakers who were born with a splash into a feminism-loving Internet.
To get more details related to the event follow The Ladies Finger Page:
Time: Aug 15 – Aug 16, 2015, Starts at 10 AM
Venue: Godrej ONE, Vikhroli (East), Mumbai
This Independence Day, elevate your tastebuds with a specially curated buffet by Master Chef Shahnawaz Qureshi at Lotus Cafe. The exquisite buffet will feature exclusive counters serving an elaborate spread of regional cuisine. You will be able to choose from a wide range of exquisite flavors from different parts of India. Relish some traditional preparations like Batatechi Bhaji and Mutton Sukkha from the foothills of the Sahyadri; mouth-watering Chicken Pepper Fry and Avial from god’s own country, Kerala; rich Butter chicken and Pinde Chole from the fields of Punjab, Laal Maas and Gatte ki Sabji from the sand dunes of Rajasthan and the delicate flavors of Haleem from the streets of Lucknow. Every table will be presented with a special hamper with Chef’s famous Boondi Khoya Pudding and a bottle of vodka.
Time: Aug 15, 2015, 12:30 PM, Event duration: 03:00 hrs
Venue: Lotus Cafe, JW Marriott, Juhu Tara Road Juhu , Mumbai
Contact Details: 022 6693 3277
This Independence Day parents and little toddlers roll your sleeves as Millk has a special surprise for you. Entertain your kids with some cool activities that include yoga workshop for Kids called ‘My Yoga Baby’, by Ms.Rashmi Ramesh, to stay fit and healthy followed by Flag Hoisting. Also on cards there is a magic show and ‘Cookie and Cupcake Decoration Workshop’, for children throughout the day inspired by Independence theme. Those with a creative bent can participate in drawing or flag making workshop.
Time: Aug 15, 2015; Event starts at 10:00 AM
Venue: Millk, Kamala City, Pandurang Budhkar Marg, Mumbai
Contact Details: 022 24954455/02224964457
Entry fee: Rs. 850 + taxes
Celebrate this Independence day, the ethnic way with Ethnicity ‘Indibazaar’ Arts & Crafts Event. ‘Indibazaar’ by Ethnicity will host unique and hand-crafted products, accessories and artifacts of extremely talented artists from Kutch and other parts of India. The event will have students from JJ School of Arts putting up their sculptures and paintings on display. There will be Ghoomar, Kalbelia & Bhangda dance performances to keep the guests entertained. Also there are activities like handloom weaving, wood carving, sculpture making, mud work to try out your hands.
Time: Aug 14 – Aug 16, 2015, All Day
Venue: Indibazaar – Infiniti, Malad, Mumbai