It is no wonder as to why a huge number of tourists flock at the 'Party Capital of India' in December. Christmas and New Year celebrations in Goa breathe a new life into the state. The unmatched zeal and fervor of the inhabitants are apparent from festivities taking place at every nook and corner, mesmerizing light decorations and euphonious carols. From grand parties all night long to serene masses at the popular churches in Goa, everything seems so magical.
Christmas in Goa
Come December and Goa gears up for Christmas, one of the important festivals of India. While on a Goa trip at the time of Christmas, soak in the festivities taking place all around. Christmas in Goa gives a chance to attend the feasts at the churches, savor delicious cakes and cuisines, exchange gifts, etc. Above all, the gala also enables you to get one step closer to Jesus. Here's how Christmas is cherished in various parts of Goa.
Christmas Celebrations at Churches
Decked up like a bride, the churches in Goa present a unique spectacle at the time of Christmas. Midnight masses add to the charm of the wonderful Christmas night. Nothing makes you feel as good as offering prayers on the night of Christmas Eve, singing carols and dancing with the Santa Claus. The spectacular fireworks in the sky transform the state into a dreamy wonderland.
Christmas Festivities at Home
When it is about Christmas, how can the festivities at houses be neglected? People illuminated their houses with Christmas lights and a shining star. A well-decorated Christmas tree presents a sight to behold. Moreover, children awaiting their dear Santa adds to the enthusiasm of Christmas in Goa. Don't forget to be a part of the crib and star-making competitions. 'Burning of the old man' is an age-old tradition that portrays a unique way of bidding goodbye to the previous year.
New Year in Goa
Just when the Christmas fever starts to fade away, the energy level of Goa shoots up likewise for the New Year celebrations. From Goa beaches, casinos to party hotspots, every destination lures scores of tourists in its own way. To put it in another way, New Year celebrations in Goa is all about live music, beer, food, fun, parties, frolic, sea, sun and the sand.
Dance through the nights to the beats of the popular DJs present at the popular music festivals in Goa. Try your luck at the popular casinos. Bask in the sunshine at popular beaches or spice up your Goa holidays by partaking in the water sports. Lighting a lantern with a hope to have a prosperous year ahead and marveling it rising in the sky is a treat to the eyes. Celebrated in different ways, many of the parties in Goa witness huge crowd from all over the world. If this is not how you want to start your new year, go green and choose the cycle party instead. At last, don't forget to overcome the weariness due to festivities with a rejuvenating Ayurvedic massage.
With so much of happenings taking place, being a part of Christmas and New Year celebrations in Goa offers a matchless experience.