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1. Watch the birth of Christ at St. Cathedral

St. Cathedral in Lucknow is the biggest and the oldest Church, which is decorated in shining lights every Christmas. People gather here to witness the birth of Jesus Christ at midnight after which there is a huge celebration. You can also relish the melodious carols and the decorations or enjoy the tableaus that depict the birth and life of Christ. If you truly want to get into the Christmas spirit you should surely go to St. Cathedral Church.

When: December 24/25

Where: St. Cathedral Church, Hazratganj

2. Christmas Symphony at Urban Qettle

Urban Qettle, the new hip place of town has organised the most wonderful musical evening where you can enjoy a live performance by the famous band, Diabolical Damage. You can enjoy the ambiance, the good food and the amazing music and get ready to dive head in the Christmas groove.

When: December 24 | 8 PM Onwards

How: Call 9918538555

Where: Urban Qettle, Ground Floor,Shop No. G-12, Cyber Height, Vibhuti Khand,Gomti nagar

3. Santa Soiree at Munick Bistro and Bar

Munick Bistro and Bar, the ultimate beer and Bavarian food destination has organized an amazing Christmas event, Santa Soiree. Enjoy a tall drink, good food and a musical evening with Indies Band. So get ready to sing along to the melodious songs and have a fun evening.

When: December 25 | 9 PM Onwards

Where: Munick Bistro and Bar,

4. Christmas dinner and live music at Bombay Brasserie

Bombay Brasserie is a well known Bar chain that has recently opened in Lucknow’s Gomti Nagar. A favourite hangout for youngsters, Bombay Brasserie often organizes great events to pair with the even greater food and ambience. This Christmas, give yourself a treat and head to Bombay Brasserie in Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar, to enjoy a wonderful a-la-carte dinner and a lively performance by “The Mellow Mime Project”, a popular up and coming Lucknow Band. What better way to enjoy the festivities than with friends, laughter, delicious food and good music!

When: December 25

Price: ₹ 1000

Where: Bombay Brasserie, 003, Ground Floor, Rohtas Summit, Vibhuti Khand, Gomati Nagar

5. Christmas Party with 'Tatva K' at Moti Mahal Lawns

If you want to turn the heat up on your Christmas celebrations, be sure to visit Moti Mahal Lawns for the thrilling Bollywood DJ night. Headlining the show would be DJ Tatva K, one of the most energetic DJs of the country. Get ready to shake a leg this Christmas with this superb event and push those celebrations up a notch!

When: December 25

Price: ₹ 700 onwards

Where: Moti Mahal Lawns, Rana Pratap Marg, Hazratganj

6. Love Affaire: Christmas Shopping Carnival

‘Love Affaire, a Christmas time shopping carnival’ is a dream come true for shoppers and Christmas lovers alike. This two day exhibition will be a platform for the people of Lucknow to come and cherish good times with their family and enjoy the great food, live music, fun activities for kids, amazing shopping experience, and much more.

When: December 24-25, 11 AM to 11 PM

Where: Hotel Rennaissance by Marriott, Lucknow

7. Christmas Buffet at The Terrace

The Terrace in Hazratganj is known for its out of the world buffet menu and outstanding decor/seating. Located in the heart of the city, it is the one stop shop for everything Italian. The restaurant is offering its best selection of food, a quiet ambience and festive decor for its epic lunch and buffet this Christmas. Some candles, demure lighting, scrumptious food and The Terrace, sounds lovely, doesn’t it?

When: December 25

Where: The Terrace, Near Halwasiya House Hazratganj MG Marg, Habibullah Estate Rd

8. Christmas Getaway at Nilansh Theme Park Resort

Nilansh Theme Park is a one-stop entertainment and leisure destination that is hosting the most wonderful Christmas getaway this year. Yes you heard us right, a getaway!

They have arranged a Christmas day lunch buffet that will lead on to a truly British hi-tea, which will then lead on to an evening party. The evening celebrations will slowly progress into a bonfire and then you can go to your rooms and sign off for the night and wake up to a delicious breakfast. The stay is included in the entry price that is absolutely worth all the luxury.

When: December 25

Price: ₹ 3127 onwards

Where: Nilansh Theme Park Resort & Water Park, Gomti River View Resorts and Farm House, NH 25A, Yakaria Kalan, Near Itaunja Bridge

9. White Christmas Celebrations at Hyatt

Enjoy a dual Christmas celebration like no other, indulge in a feast that will warm your heart:
Christmas Eve Dinner | Monday 24 December
Celebrate the night before Christmas with an exceptional festive themed buffet at Rocca and an especially curated menu at Lukjin.
Christmas Brunch | Tuesday 25 December
Savour the taste of Christmas with a mouth watering spread at Rocca, live cooking stations, carvery and a special visit from Santa.

When: Dec 24- 07:30 pm | Dec 25- 12:30 pm

Price: ₹ 1999 per person (soft beverages) | ₹ 2499 per person (drinks)

Where: Hyatt Regency LucknowVibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226010, India

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