New Year in Odisha | Lotus Eco Beach Resort Konark

New Year in Odisha

As the year draws to a close and a new one beckons, the land of Odisha comes alive with vibrant celebrations that seamlessly blend culture and tradition. If you're excited about the Odisha New Year Celebration, the historic town has something special to offer.

New Year's Dance Extravaganza: Konark's Cultural Celebration

Ring in the New Year in Odisha at the Konark Dance Festival, held from Dec 1-5 against the breathtaking backdrop of the Sun Temple. This cultural spectacle showcases classical dances like Odissi, Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi and more. Alongside dance performances, enjoy the Crafts Mela at Urban Haat and International Sand Art Festival at Chandrabhaga Beach. Immerse yourself in Odia handicrafts and mesmerizing sand art, making the Konark Dance Festival a must-attend event. Experience the richness of Odisha's cultural heritage amidst vibrant dance forms and diverse traditions.

Three ladies wearing sarees and dancing during the day | Odissi dance
A low angle facade view of temple under renovation

Discover New Onsets at Konark Sun Temple

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Konark Sun Temple, a marvel of ancient architecture designed as a colossal chariot with intricate stone carvings. Celebrated year-round, it holds special significance during the New Year as a symbol of hope and new beginnings. Admire the temple's intricate sculptures portraying the journey of life, emphasising balance and harmony. Beyond its architectural splendour, the temple holds spiritual significance, attracting visitors seeking blessings and guidance for the upcoming year.


Divine Dawnings: New Year's Blessings at Jagannath Temple, Puri

As one of the most revered Hindu temples globally, the Jagannath Temple in Puri attracts devotees and tourists seeking blessings for a prosperous New Year. Surrounded by smaller temples and shrines dedicated to diverse deities, the temple bustles with devotees on New Year's Day. Inside, visitors offer prayers, make offerings, and partake in special rituals, including the abhisheka of the deities and the maha aarti, creating a spiritually enriching start to the year. The divine ambiance and sacred rituals make the Jagannath Temple a unique and auspicious destination for those seeking blessings and positive energies in the coming year.

A flat rectangular container with ash and burnt incense sticks in it
A wide view of a river with a backdrop of an evening sky

Let the Waves Whisper a Happy New Year: Konark Beaches

For a serene New Year's celebration in Odisha, Konark's pristine beaches provide a tranquil backdrop. Stay at Lotus Eco Beach Resort, arriving a few days before New Year's Eve for relaxation. Start the day with a leisurely breakfast, head to the beach, and find a peaceful spot in the sand. As the sun sets, witness the vibrant sky, light a bonfire and relish a beachside barbecue. Toast to the new year at midnight with champagne or sparkling water, accompanied by a mesmerising display of fireworks. It's a perfect blend of relaxation and celebration in the coastal beauty of Konark.

For a memorable stay, consider Lotus Eco Beach Resort Konark as your home away from home. With features like a rejuvenating swimming pool, a soothing spa and a well-equipped fitness center, you can enjoy a perfect blend of relaxation and wellness. The spacious villas and cottages provide a serene backdrop to your stay. Additionally, the on-site restaurant offers a delightful culinary experience, serving delectable local and international cuisines. Explore new year celebration in Odisha while relishing the comforts and conveniences that we provide. For an even better experience, explore our offers page. Read our blog to learn about the best time to visit Konark.