Dry Days In Mumbai (2021) – Complete List & Guide

MUMBAI “THE CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS” nightlife never disappoints peoples with places like Big bang, Totes Garage, Ground zero, etc. often have a huge rush. Unlimited places to hang out in Marine Drive, Amarsons park, Chowpatty, Carter Road, Powai lake, etc, provide a superb weekend hangout to chill out with families. Mumbai the synonymous with Mayanagri or the ‘City of Dreams’ not just for the people of India, but for many beyond & the beyond country’s borders, one can’t imagine fun & frolic without the liquor shops. So far, this particular situation prevails mainly on the 15th of August, 26th January or on public holidays when people roam here & there in search of magnificent drinks to quench his/her thirst.  Being in the monetary capital, the reason why you just can’t hang out with your loved ones because these are the DRY DAYS, if you still want to chill you must have a prior stock of liquor.

The rustic interior of bars & restaurants makes this place a hot spot among many youngsters. Weekends especially Friday & Saturday nights are called ‘HAPPY HRS NIGHTS’ and thus huge crowd in the restaurant & bars makes to chills & enjoys music with a number of options like techno, hip-hop, and retro. Many times if you are lucky enough you can get your favorite drink for a cheap price.

In India, the Central Government/State Government declares a list of dry days on every first month of the year.

DRY DAYS specifically are those specific days of the year when the sale of liquor is prohibited by the government in a particular state/UT however its consumption is permitted order online or by any other means. In general major national holidays, festivals, and occasions such as Republic Day, Gandhi Jayanti, Ambedkar Jayanti, and other folk celebrations like Holi, Diwali, Id-ul-Fitra, etc., or any restrictions imposed before or during elections by the state. Alcohol prohibition in India is in forced in the states of Bihar, Gujarat, Mizoram, Nagaland as well as in the UT of Lakshadweep, where the sale of liquor is strictly prohibited throughout the year.

No one really likes to postponed or delay their party or any celebration scheduled, even because of Dry Days, so to avoid any disappointment, hereby, is a list of all the dry days in Mumbai throughout the year to plan your parties accordingly and prepare in advance the stock for the bare necessities to enjoy your life!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


List of all dry days in Mumbai:



14 January, Thursday: Makar Sankranti

26 January, Tuesday: Republic Day

30 January, Saturday: Martyrs’ Day



February 19, Friday: Chhatrapati Shivaji Mahavir Jayanti    




March 8, Monday: Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti 

March 11, Thursday: Maha Shivratri   

March 29, Monday: Holi



April 2, Friday: Good Friday 

April 14, Wednesday: Ambedkar Jayanti   

April 21, Wednesday: Ram Navami

April 25, Sunday: Mahavir Jayanti 



May 01, Saturday: Maharashtra Day

May 13, Thursday: Eid ul-Fitr (begins on this day)

May 14, Friday: Eid ul-Fitr (ends on this day)



July 21, Wednesday: Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)

July 24, Saturday: Guru Purnima 



August 15, Sunday: Independence Day 

August 19, Thursday: Muharram 

August 30, Monday: Janmashtami



September 10, Friday: Ganesh Chaturthi 



October 2, Saturday: Gandhi Jayanti 

October 15, Friday: Dussehra

October 19, Tuesday: Eid-e-Milad 

October 20, Wednesday: Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti



November 4, Thursday: Diwali 

November 14, Sunday: Kartiki Ekadashi

November 19, Friday: Guru Nanak Jayanti 

November 24, Wednesday: Guru Tegh Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day (Delhi, Punjab)



December 25, Saturday: Christmas 





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