Sunburn 2015: Festivals & Events in Goa

Sunburn Festival, Goa is India’s’ most awaited international electronic dance and music event. Every year Goa comes to life with energetic people partying hard to the beats of music performed by international names. Organized by Percept, the Entertainment, Media and Communications Company, this event is among the most attended events for party lovers. Going a little back, it was 2007, when the first Sunburn Festival was held in Goa. With 2015, its 9th year, the festival is all set to keep you hooked with amazing music and entertainment. This year Sunburn has gone bigger. The earlier 3 day event has been made into a 4 day entertainment extravaganza. The venue for the event is the beautiful Vagator beach.

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What is it all about?

It is all about some great performances, lip-smacking food, non-stop entertainment and good shopping options. All the performances during this festival are nationally and internationally renowned artists such as Pete Tong, Josh Wink, Andrew Rayel, Afrojack, Markus Schulz, Gold fish, Jalebee Crater and Shaan. And this is not it! You get to participate in different activities including mechanical bull riding, rock climbing, spa treatments, fire juggling, massages, football and much more. The festival is celebrated throughout the year at different places across the country.

Sunburn 2015: Goa

Sunburn 2015: Festivals & Events in Goa

Like every year, dates 27th, 28th, 29th and the 30th December are booked for the biggest festival of the year. Once again, the festival is coming back to entertain. We know that you have tons of excitement rushing right way.

To make it easier for you, we have listed some key details below:


27-30 December 2015


Vagator, Goa


12 pm onwards


Tickets can be booked online via the official website of Sunburn. Tickets cost around Rs. 11200 for general entry and Rs. 18500 for VIP entry. You can collect your tickets from the ticket booths which are present at near the event entry gates. At these ticket booths, you need to show ID proof, print out of the confirmation mail and credit/debit card through which tickets were booked. After verification, you get your entry tickets and wrist bands.


Sunburn 2015: Festivals & Events in Goa

Hotels/ resorts nearby the Sunburn Festival (Vagator)

  • Living Room Goa
  • The Royale Assagao
  • Casa Vagator Hotel
  • Goa Casitas
  • Ginger Tree Boutique Resorts
  • Leoney Resort
  • Ocean Bliss Beach Resort
  • Omega Beach resort
  • Goan Clove Hotel
  • Pam Pirate Resort
  • Coco’s Resort

 Food and drinks

  • Salt n Pepper Restaurant & Guest House
  • Scarlet’s, Chapora
  • Thalassa, Vagator
  • Sakana, Vagator
  • Nocte, Vagator
  • My Place, Vagator
  • Mango tree bar & restaurant

 Open Clubs @ Vagator

  • Hilltop
  • Primrose
  • Nine Bar
  • Katzensuppe
  • Waters
  • Crhonicle

Nearby Attractions


Sunburn 2015: Festivals & Events in Goa

While you are at the Sunburn Festival, you can visit Anjuna beach where a flea market is held every Wednesday. This flea market is very popular among tourists and you can find here some good and interesting stuff. Also, there is a flea market held Saturday night in Arpora. This market deserves a must-visit as it is organized by a German since the early nineties. It is known as the largest and most vibrant market in North Goa.

Other beaches and forts

Chapora fort

This place is a must-visit for those who wish to get the best sunset view. The place is known to have ruins of an Old Portuguese fort.

Ozran beach

Also known as little Vagator, this beach gives a beautiful view and is the best place if you wish to spend some good time.

Ok! So this is it. We have presented all the required information and we hope that it helps you enjoy the festival to the fullest. Now all you have to do is, pack your bags and rush to Goa this December. It’s Sunburn! Live-Love-Dance.

Tanya Malik

Thinking this world is a gold mine, Tanya Malik believes, the more you travel, the more you discover. Travel Writer one day, shutterbug the other, author in making, she lives for love, food and travel. Expect tons about scenic beauty and food from the write-ups of this nature lover and foodie.

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