Punekars who like getting out to celebrate, whether at flea markets, music concerts or even beer fests, have the best options available to them in Pune. From food festivals to craft beer fests and flea markets, there are a lot of interesting events that keep happening all year round in this city. Here’s looking at the best ones.
Food, Music And A Whole Lotta Fun: These Recurring Events In Pune Are Sure To Cheer You Up!
The Wassup Flea
One of the best flea markets in Pune, the Wassup Flea is a quirky, fun event that brings the best of artists, comedians, gourmet chefs and homegrown brands together under one roof. Drop by to shop from pop-up stores selling everything from accessories to apparel, artifacts and home décor and food, and to attend dance workshops, watch live bands and stand-up comedy and enjoy truckload of great vibes and fun times!
Za Palooza is a two-day event and is held every quarter in a year in Pune. You can eat, shop, or just laze around by the stalls at this flea market that centres around art, music, fashion and food. From quirky décor and cute stationery to trendy clothes and interactive installations, Za Palooza is also a pet-friendly festival and one of the best flea markets to be held in Pune.
India's happiest music festival, Bacardi NH7 Weekender is a music festival Pune eagerly waits to attend every year. Some of the biggest artists in the country come together at this event, providing music aficionados a pure indulgence into the world of expression, creativity and art. There’s food, music, beer, photo ops and so much fun to be had! This event is usually held in the last quarter of the year.
India’s first craft beer and food festival – Tapped is an event that no craft beer lover must miss. At this event one can expect a variety of craft beer from some of the best breweries in the country, exotic cuisine curated by multiple restaurants, live music, stalls to shop for quirky décor, clothes and accessories from, and tons of beer games. Craft beer, food, music and beer games – Tapped is an experience of a lifetime!
This food festival is every foodie’s favourite! The largest food festival of India brings foodies face to face with some of their favourite restaurants. From pizzas and burgers to kebabs and biryanis, there’s a lot to indulge in at this food festival. There are also dedicated bar zones and entertainment zones, and interesting photo ops that make for drool, worth Insta updates.
World Food Dhaba
If you are a foodie then World Food Dhaba is for you! This annual food festival brings together local restaurants, food trucks and other establishment for two days for a fun filled food fest. From Indian dishes to burgers, Italian, Mexican and much more - you will always find something that suits your taste bud. They also set up performances by local bands and musicians so that you can groove while you eat! The entry fee is always between INR 150 - INR 300.