By Aseem Kulkarni

Deck the Halls, Jingle Bells, Silent Night: say hello to the playlist on repeat at the LBB HQs. Along with Delhi’s numerous temples, mosques, and gurdwaras, there are also plenty of churches and fairs to celebrate Christmas. So if you’re feeling festive, and want to belt out some carols like we’ve been doing, here is a list of great places across the city to sing or listen to your favourite Christmas carols.

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Sacred Heart Cathedral |

Conveniently located in Connaught Place, this historical and magnificent building has consistently welcomed people of all faiths. Usher in the spirit of Christmas as you light candles and sing along at their Christmas Eve carol service.

When: 24th December, 11.30pm

Where: 1, Gol Dak Khana Roundabout, Ashok Place, Sector 4, Gole Market; Contact: 011 2336 3593

Christmas Jamboree |

Head to Punjabi Bagh for a fun filled Christmas Jamboree, presented by Evolving with English. Along with carol singing, there is an informative workshop in English language for children 6 years old and above. The Christmas carols and jingles session even includes donuts and cake!

When: 20th December – 27th December {daily}, 3pm

Where: M-1,61/41 West Punjabi Bagh, Behind Punjabi Bagh Club; Contact: 9891973499

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Green Park Free Church |

The Green Park Free Church will be having a simple yet warm Christmas service this year. The program will start on Christmas Eve, with bilingual choral and carol singing, followed by a simple dinner. The carols sung will range from traditional songs such as Silent Night, to modern songs like Drummer Boy.

When: 24th December, 6.30pm

Where: A-24 , Green Park

To find out more, click here

New Life Church |

Epicentre’s big Christmas celebration in Gurgaon is a perfect place to listen to some carols. The Christmas carols will be followed by a skit featuring the importance & significance of Christmas, along with a “Soul Challenging” Christmas talk, followed by the kids meeting with Santa Claus. The event is presented by New Life Church.

When: 25th December, 11am

Where: Epicentre, Apparel House, Sector 44, Gurgaon; Contact: 9990303802, 9810059550

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Evangelist Baptist Convention Church |

The Evangelist Baptist Convention Church was the first church in Delhi that began to serve the Manipur Christian community. Now it is open to a wide range of people from all faiths. For those looking for a more traditional carol service and holy communion to follow, check them out.

When: 25th December, 11am

Where: Plot Number 16, Pocket 6, Nasirpur, Dwarka Sector 1-A; Contact: +91-9811343689

Jerusalem Mar Thoma Syrian Church |

Come visit the Jerusalem Mar Thoma Syrian Church, conveniently located in Safdarjung Enclave. They will be having a complete Christmas carol service performed by their youth and adult choirs. Their choir has won several accolades in the past, and has even performed at Rashtrapati Bhavan for the Christmas Programme hosted by the President of India!

When: 20th December, 8pm

Where: A1/182, Safdarjung; Contact: 011 2617 4445

Christmas Party at Gymboree |

Christmas caroling isn’t just for adults. At Gymboree in South Delhi, the little ones will be partying it up with the best of them. Along with singing Christmas carols with the kiddos, there will be arts and crafts, games, a Santa, and many more fun activities.

When: 23rd December, 11am

Where: S-Block, Gurudwara Nanaksar Premises, GK-2; Contact: +{91}-11-66532386

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Love Delhi Christmas Celebration |

Love Delhi is an initiative dedicated to involving the people of the city through service to create lasting change. Who better to sing along with during this season of giving? This year they are celebrating Christmas at The Attic with a live band playing Christmas carol music; there’s also  cake and chai!

When: 20th December, 5pm

Where: The Attic at Connaught Place

To find out more, click here

Tvisimat Toddlers Christmas Party |

Tvisimat Toddlers Pre School & Daycare presents a Christmas Carnival perfect for kids and parents in Gurgaon. There are activities for the whole family that include Christmas carol learning and singing, food and drinks, and games.

When: 21st December, 12pm

Where: Tvisimat Toddlers Pre School & Daycare G 453, Ground Floor, Sector 57, Sushant Lok II, Gurgaon; Contact: 9899293977