Kishneet Sethi

Here's 14 Buzzing Events To Check Out In Dec: The Most Festive Month Of The Entire Year

With winters right on our head now, the season to spend time outdoors is here and the month of December is packed to the brim with the most happening events! There’s shopping festivals, Christmas markets, gigs all over town and lots more. With Diljit Dosanjh on the waitlist, we’re totally marking dates out in our calendar and would suggest you do the same, ‘cause they’re ALL awesome! 

1. The Big Loot Sale (1st December) 

One of the biggest bargain sales ever, The Big Loot is all set to take you for a ride on the 1st of December as it hits the town with some crazy discounts. They’ve got apparel, jewellery, footwear, home decor and lots more, all at damn decent prices! And you know what the best bit is? No matter what you pick up, it will all be under 10,000 bucks! 

Some of the brands on board for this event are Lluvia Pura by Astha Gupta, Bumble Bee, Pink n Lime The Patiala Shahi Clothing, Zephyr by Jyoti Khosla, Aayati - The Royal Jewellery, Inaayat and loads more. Seeya there, wallets at the ready?!

When | Friday, 1st December
Timings | 10:30 AM - 8 PM 
Where | The Grand New Delhi, Vasant Kunj
Entry | Free
RSVP On FB Here |

2. The Gig Week (1st -8th December) 

After receiving fabulous response during the past 6 editions, The Gig Week is back for its 7th one, starting from the 1st of December and going till the 8th! Nice! They’ve got artists like Dualist Enquiry, Delhi Sultanate, Amartya Ghosh, Angad Kataria, Sofia Ashraf and many others performing at various different locations in the city. The Gig Week is all about chilling at a pub and downing some drinks while you enjoy live music like never before. 8 days of beautiful music - we’re totally bookmarking this one! 

When | 1st - 8th December
Where | Various Pubs Across Delhi
Here Are All The Location Deets |
| Varies Depending On The Event You’re Heading To
Book Your Tickets Online Here |
Check Out Their FB Page |

3. Oz Haat Christmas Mela (2nd December) 

The Oz Haat Mela is a much-awaited annual winter mela that the Australian High Commission hosts every year and this time, it’s bigger and cuter! This year, it’s going to witness a whole lot more handmade products made by NGOs and from across India for sale including tribal art, textiles, homeware, clothes, jewellery, accessories, Christmas decorations and tons more. All proceeds from the sales will go directly to the charities represented.

There’s some activities for children planned out as well, that involve a whole lot of arts & crafts, a bouncy castle, tattoo artist, magic shows and loads more! And for the adults, they’ve got some good ol’ Aussie BBQ and wine to offer - sounds cool to us, we’re heading over for sure! 

When | Saturday, 2nd December 
Where | Entry From Gate 5, Australian High Commission, 1/50G Shantipath, Chanakyapuri
Timings | 11 AM - 5 PM
Entry | Free
RSVP On FB Here |

4. Pet Fed (2nd & 3rd December) 

Pet Fed is back with an even bigger and better edition this time and we’re SO excited! They’re here with the 4th edition and are making a major comeback with this amazing version that includes a whole lotta fun and lots of super cute pets for you to play with. Pet Fed encourages fellow hoomans to come out with their furry babies and strengthen their bond by spending time with their pets via numerous activities, workshops and stalls. From cat zones to puppy therapy and ramp walks, they’ve got it all and lots more! Seeya there with your furball! 

When | 2nd & 3rd December
Timings | 11 AM - 9 PM 
Where | NSIC Grounds, Okhla
Entry | Rs 299 
RSVP On FB Here |
Book Your Tickets Online Here |

5. The International Bazaar (3rd December)

The International Bazaar houses a whole lot of things but first things first, they’ve got primo beer! Yep, good beer from all over the world, food from a plethora of cuisines, clothing, homeware and loads more; all under one roof with a super fun and entertaining vibe to the event. They’ve got everything from German sausages to French style fish, Japanese sushi and Turkish kebabs - WOAH! Head on over peeps!

When | Sunday, 3rd December 
Timings | 10:30 AM - 6 PM 
Entry | Rs 200 (Adults) & Rs 50 (Kids)
Where | The Ashok Hotel, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri
Check Out Their Website |

6. Jashn-e-Rekhta (8th - 10th December)

One of the most celebrated Urdu festivals, Jashn-e-Rekhta will be one of our biggest highlights of the month. This three day festival celebrates the spirit and uniqueness of the Urdu language, literature, art and culture. The fest provides a stage for upcoming as well as established shayars and ghazal singers showcasing their talent here.

Apart from this, some bigwigs that take part in this event are Gulzar Saab (wow!) and Nizami Brothers! Woah. So whether you're a fan of Urdu poetry, shayari or music, this is one event that you really wouldn’t want to miss out on! Go register online and head on over!

When | 8th - 10th December 
Where | Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, India Gate
Entry | Free Upon Registration 
Register Online Here | 
Check Out Their FB Page |

7. Nappa Dori Christmas Market (9th & 10th December)

They’ve got some of the nicest brands on board for you guys to shop from, plus some awesome food stalls to score yummy goodies from. Not only this, Cafe Dori will also be curating a special Christmas menu for us visitors and that’s one thing that we just cannot wait to go check out. So go ahead and scamper over to the first ever Christmas Market from Nappa Dori in apni Dilli! See ya there! 

When | Saturday & Sunday, 9th & 10th December 
Timings | 10 AM - 10 PM
Where | Nappa Dori Warehouse - The Dhan Mill Compound, Chhattarpur
RSVP On FB Here |

8. German Christmas Mela (9th & 10th December)

Organised annually by the Indo German Chamber of Commerce, the German Christmas Market has everything that will put you in the most joyful spirit of the festival! The market’s got a wide variety of products to shop from including furniture, handicrafts, jewellery, baubles for your Christmas tree, decorations, candles, souvenirs, and other home accessories apart from a live food and beer counter too! A Gingerbread house, live music, mulled wine and waffles that’ll make you go crazy, these are some of the many things to look forward to at the German Christmas Market so see you there! 

When | 9th & 10th December 
Timings | 11 AM - 9 PM
Entry | Rs 350
Where | German House, 2 Nyaya Marg, Chanakyapuri 
Check Out Their FB Page |

9. Da-Bangg Tour (10th December)

Salman Khan is coming to Delhi this December with his Da-Bangg crew and it promises to be an ah-mazing night, people! Ready to take the stage with Salman are Sonakshi Sinha, Prabhudeva, Kriti Sanon, Meet Bros, Manish Paul & Daisy Shah *WOAH*! Don't miss out on this one, as all our fave stars are gonna be there to croon and groove to their famous songs. Grab your tickets before they all run out! 

When | Sunday, 10th December
Where | Main Arena, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium 
Entry | Rs 699 Onwards 
Timings | 2 PM Onwards 
Book Your Tickets Online Here |
RSVP On FB Here |

10. Delhi Comic Con (15th - 17th December)

On the 15th, 16th and 17th of December, all Delhiites will get to be a part of the biggest comic event ever! All Harry Potters, and Supermans and Sheldons - dust your costumes out and gear up for the comic ride of your lives! They’ve got a bunch of Indian as well as international guests visiting the event, plus there’s also gonna be a bunch of comic books to look out for going from Indian titles like Amar Chitra Katha to international bestsellers like DC and Marvel ones! No Comic Con is ever complete without merch and so of course, there’s also gonna be everything from tees to accessories, action figures and TONS more to shop! 

When | 15th - 17th December
Where | NSIC Exhibition Grounds, Okhla 
RSVP On FB Here |
| Rs 499 Onwards
Book Your Tickets Online Here |

11. The Dessertarian Fest (15th-17th December)

For all you incorrigible sweet-tooths, this happy-nappy event is for you and only you! With the right kind of goodies to satiate your taste buds, The Dessertarian Fest shall bring to you some finger licking treats and desserts like never before. Allowing people to explore a wide range of unique desserts, the extravaganza shall welcome Delhi NCR’s very best restaurants and bakeries, upcoming home-bakers and various other assorted vendors - et al, under one roof!

When | 15th - 17th December
Timings | 12 Noon Onwards
Where | Select CITYWALK, Saket 
Entry | Free
RSVP On FB Here |

12. Winter Wonderland (16th December)

Winter Wonderland by Kidding Around is back with their second edition and it’s going to be pretty cool! They’ve got 75+ brands exhibiting their products, which includes kids apparel, maternity wear, home decor products, festive wear, baby care products, accessories, jewellery and skincare products, amongst many others. They’ve also got something specially for kids too, like stationery products, toys and lots more! 

When | Saturday, 16th December 
Where | The Grand New Delhi - Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj 
Entry | Free
Timings | 10 AM - 6 PM 
RSVP On FB Here |

13. Live In Concert - SANAM Delhi (23rd December)

Sanam Puri, along with his band of awesome musicians, is headed to town with his soulful voice for a concert and we’re super psyched! The band is famous for being among the top 10 Independent YouTube Channels in the country. These guys are all about composing and uploading covers of some of the biggest and best Bollywood numbers EVER (read Lag Ja Gale)! 

NEU GRAM-O PHONE is all set to bring these boys to town as part of their #PledgeTour and with Mere Mehboob, Gulabi Aankhen and Lag Ja Gale already on our playlist, we’re snapping up our tickets NOW!

When | Saturday, 23rd December 
Where | JLN Stadium 
Entry | Rs 1099 Onwards 
Book Your Tickets Online Here |
RSVP On FB Here |

14. Swag Fest Season 2 - Diljit Dosanjh (23rd December)

This Punjabi heartthrob is flyin’ down to Delhi to give us a night like never before. With hits like 5 Taara, Veer Vaar, Lamborghini, Do You Know, Patiala Peg and SOO many more, this party king is all set to set the stage on fire with his crazy awesome showmanship skills! As part of Swag Fest 2, the one man who defines ‘swag’ is ready to hit it. Book your tickets right away peeps, before they all get snapped up! 

When | Saturday, 23rd December 
Where | Leisure Valley Grounds, Sector 29, Gurgaon 
Entry | Rs 650 Onwards 
Book Your Tickets Online Here |
RSVP On FB Here |

With so many amazing options available, what’s your pick?! Tell us in the comments below!