New year party in Kochi

New Year 2020 Celebrations in Kochi

Kerala is one of the most happening New Year party destinations in India with parties hosted in all the major resorts, hotels and beaches. Tourists from across the country and the globe can be seen in Kerala if you are here during New Year 2020 Celebrations. With Kochi being the commercial city of Kerala, New Years always attracts a huge crowd in the city. If you are planning for your X’mas and New Year 2020 Celebrations in Kerala, here are some of the best places to visit and party. 

New Year Parties in Kochi

1. Masquerade Ball 2020 & More Parties @ Crowne Plaza Kochi!

Crowne Plaza Kochi invites you to welcome the New Year 2020 with grand celebrations! Take your pick from our various programs – enjoy yourself at the Masquerade Ball at our Grand Ball Room with DJ Ryan, Volcano Dance Company and MC Jeenu Nazeer or party with DJ Vishal Rao under the midnight sky at #Skygrill, our city-view rooftop restaurant! Enjoy international as well as Malabar delicacies at Mosaic and Trilogi!

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2. New Year 2020 Bash Begins!

Join Novotel Kochi Infopark for Glitterati 2020! Welcome the new decade with all the glam & glitz at the Champagne Hall and The Square at Novotel Infopark.

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3. New Year Party 2020 @ Hill Palace Hotel

Celebrate this New Years Eve with a Live Band, Live Music, Live Dance, and Fireworks, only at the Hill Palace Hotel, Kochi!

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4. Midnight At Leisure Inn 2020!

Celebrate your 2020 with Midnight at Leisure Inn!

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5. NEW YEAR EVE @ Rocks & Brews

Celebrate this New Years Eve @ Rocks & Brews! Click pn the link for more details.

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6. Le Meridien Kochi, Kerala

Le Meridien will be hosting one of the most extravagant parties this year in Kochi for the New Year with a head turning line up of major bands and DJs. A posh setting with blue carpets and plush sofas, Longitude 76 lives up to the Le Meridien standards with copious alcohol varieties and a menu that handcrafts dish as per your liking. They also have a pool facing Longitude extension which is highly recommended during the evening hours. Longitude 76 has a certain opulence to it which makes it a favourable choice to dine and wine with your peers and family. 

7. Crowne Plaza, Kochi, Kerala

Sky Grill in Crowne Plaza is a rooftop bar and offers panoramic views of the backwaters with the Kochin Oil Refinery standing tall on the horizon. This may not be your ideal choice for dinner as their menu is skewed towards finger food that goes well with alcoholic beverages. They have both indoor and outdoor seating, so you can choose your pick based on your affinity for mosquito bites. That apart, there’s no place better in Kochi savour the experience of dining under the stars in a sophisticated elevation.  

8. Kochi Marriott, Kerala

Kochi Marriot has always opened New Year celebrations with the best DJs and artists, and this year they are expected to host a bigger event. 

9. Casino Hotel, Kochi, Kerala

Casino hotel always come up with one of the best New Year parties you would ever experience. The parties are hosted at the pool side also includes exclusive seafood dinner. This New Year’s Eve, we expect nothing less of a blast.

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10. Grand Hyatt, Kochi, Kerala

Amp up the celebrations with rhythmic music, fireworks and exquisite spread of delicacies and beverages. Indulge yourself on the banks of Vembanad Lake and tap your feet along with your family and friends watching the sparkling wonders up above when the clock strikes 12. Escape into an evening that you will remember for all time. 

11. Holiday Inn, Kochi, Kerala

Kochi New Year party in Holiday Inn

Get ready to party till the clock ticks “12” with an amazing DJ to welcome the New Year with a bang. A fabulous gastronomic Gala dinner is set to please your palate to the fullest. Come along with your friends and family at #Masala, their all day dining restaurant. Eat and drink what you want. Surprises are waiting to unfold along with attractive prizes.

12. Radisson Blu, Kochi, Kerala

Radisson Blu is a chic, sophisticated and happening lounge bar. The interiors are aesthetic and the ambience is just right for a night of partying. The music played here is a hit with the locals as well as the tourists and there is also a great variety of food and drinks served here. 

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13. Ramada Cochin, Kerala

Ramada Resort is a 5 star Deluxe luxury retreat set within 8 sprawling acres, beside the picturesque lakes of Kumbalam, in the outskirts of Kochi. Nestled in a picture-perfect locale, Ramada will be hosting a grand New Year Party in Kochi with a great line up of bands and DJs. 

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New Year Celebration in Kochi 2019

While a houseboat cruise or a party in a nightclub is an appealing way to celebrate new year that is unique to Kerala, you will be in for an surprise and authentic treat if you attend Cochin carnival or the burning of the gigantic Pappanji or Santa in Fort Kochi beach. Among the beaches, Varkala, Kovalam or Fort Kochi will be among the best places to spend the New Years Eve in Kerala. 

In Kochi, burning of Pappanji or a giant statue of Santa in Fort Kochi that marks the beginning of the new year. Burning of Pappanji, is a 500 year old tradition to mark the end of Christmas and beginning of New Year festivities which was started when Portuguese established its first base in India at Kochi as part of Portuguese New Year celebrations. This is celebrated in Fort Kochi beach every year and nearly a hundred thousand people gather to participate in the the celebrations in the beach.

New Year in Fort Kochi – Burning of Gigantic Papanji

Cochin Carnival is hosted towards the last week of December every year and it runs with the New year celebrations and ends with a massive procession on New Year’s Day through Fort Kochi. The highlight of the carnival is the massive procession on the New Years Day. 

Scenes from Cochin Carnival as a part of New Year Celebrations in Kerala

If you are not in Cochin, don’t worry. Most hotels in Kerala will be organising grand New Year parties with live band and DJs. In Calicut, The Gateway by Taj and Raviz will be hosting New Year Parties. in Trivandrum, Hilton Garden Inn and Vivanta by Taj are celebrating New Year with parties. If you are already booked with a hotel, check the rates to see whether the Grand New Year Ball rates are included with the room rates. 

New year is the peak tourist season in most of the state and most of the hotels and resorts in Kerala will be sold out in advance . It will be wise to book your New Year and Xmas Packages in Kerala in advance to ensure that you celebrate this New Year without any hassles. 

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