2007 saw the birth of a Legacy that would forever have changed the fabric of dance music in India – The Sunburn Music Festival. Every year since 2007 Sunburn continually has called Goa it’s home. From the beaches of Candolim, to lofty hills of Vagator, Sunburn Music Festival hosted the world on the tropical shores of Goa. And for a brief period of time, Sunburn was held in Pune, Maharashtra.
Mark your calendar
Each year in December, this mega three day festival takes place during the last weekend, usually around the last four days of the calendar year, 27th to 30th December. In Sunburn Festival, music lovers are spoilt for choice each year as the line-up only got bigger. Sunburn Festival became an all encompassing festival that brought together many genres, appeasing music lovers of all kinds, accommodating across multiple stages. With each passing year the stages got bigger, especially the main stage which was a sight to behold and a canvas for creative art installations and fixtures to adorn. Sunburn festival ticket price varies from what areas you want access to and many other factors. For general access, which allows access to festival grounds and all stages, it averages between rupees 9,000 to 11,000 including taxes. Whereas the VIP entry costs only a couple of thousands above the GA at about rupees 15,000 plus taxes. bookmyshow is the official ticketing partner selling every type of pass you need. Should you have doubts about whether this price gives you bang for your buck, then scatter across 4 stages, one of which is the main stage and hosts renowned international and Indian acts with capacity of 30,000 raving enthusiasts. Apart from the various entertainment and fan zones installed, be spoiled for all the food and beverages that are served by local restaurants and international fast food giants alike. Sunburn Goa festival tickets prices are set keeping in mind affordability without anyone having to break the bank and making it accessible to all.
I have excuses
Sunburn is not just a music Festival, Sunburn is a destination in itself. Since inception it has evolved from an electronic dance music (EDM) festival to a year-end getaway for youths of Asia Pacific to come and bid adieu to the year. A wholesome music festival that caters to a myriad of genres of electronic music, Sunburn has become a platform for new ones to shine and grow. Honestly, what is better than being in a festival of music on sunny shores of Goa with world renowned acts and unparalleled experiences. Sunburn festival India is now a country-wide festival taking place in multiple cities, catering to everyone and not just in December. Sunburn Festival in Goa is undoubtedly the prized experience which cannot be replicated in cities to which this festival has spread to. Now each year, there are micro festivals that take place kind of warming up to the main event, i.e.: Sunburn Festival Goa. Strategically planned are Sunburn Festival Hyderabad, Sunburn Festival Bangalore, Sunburn Festival Delhi, Sunburn Festival Mumbai
I’ll’’ be there in a minute
Each year thousands of enthusiastic attendees from across the sub-continent throng to this coastal paradise in western coast of India. With an airport that pushed to the capacity during December, connectivity to Goa has been the one that least gave anyone a frown. Road and rail have equally played a significant role from festival attendees from neighboring states. With Direct access to the heart of Panjim via rail, road and air Goa is one place you do not have to worry how to reach. Goa also has one of the most easiest and comfortable transport systems in the form of self driven vehicles. Once you have arrived at your hotel, you can choose between two or four wheels depending on your needs and capacity on how you choose to commute. Both means of transport are at fair value and affordable. It can be obtained by simply producing your driving license, hassle free documentation. And you do not have to worry about parking while attending Sunburn Music Festival, as this factor does get considered while choosing the location of the festival, there is always ample and dedicated parking for festival-goers.
Let’s get a Sunburn Clubcard
Let’s help you decide why you need one extra card in your wallet that does not carry cash or grant you airport lounge access. A recently introduced scheme that gives back to patrons is the Clubcard. For one time only, the cardholder gets a free GA (general access) ticket to any arena including a whopping 20% discount up to 4 friends at any arena of your choice. To ease the pain and have you breeze through the gate to stage in a jiffy there are counters dedicated only for Clubcard holders. Talking about saving which the card offers by the bucket load, Clubcard Holders earn discounts on beverages, merchandise, tickets to arenas and many others. There are also slew of other intangible benefits that entitle each Clubcard holder. Sunburn Club Card is a loyalty program that grants membership for 1 year, renewal charges extra.
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