Friendship's Day, a day dedicated to cherishing the beautiful relationships we share with our closest companions, is just around the corner. As we gear up to celebrate this special occasion, it's time to remind ourselves of the significance of true friendship and the joy it brings to our lives.
Whether you're spending the day with your long-time best friends, reconnecting with old pals, or making new memories with recent acquaintances, there are countless ways to make this Friendship's Day truly exceptional. Here, we have compiled a list of fun and exciting activities that will not only help you celebrate the spirit of friendship but also strengthen the bonds that make life more meaningful. From simple acts of kindness to adventurous outings, join us on this journey of spreading love and happiness as we discover the ten best things to do this Friendship's Day.
1. Head to a gaming arcade!
Gather your closest pals and indulge in an unforgettable gaming extravaganza at Shott, Andheri. From thrilling multiplayer battles to racing simulations and spark tech bowling, experience an adrenaline rush like never before. Strengthen the bonds of friendship as you move from one game to another. Embrace the spirit of friendship on this special day and make it one for the books with endless gaming fun at Shott!
2. Let the game night banter begin!
If you’re not in the mood to step out, then a game night at home may be the perfect idea! Laugh, compete, and bond over a diverse range of games that will strengthen your connections and create cherished memories. From classic board games to interactive video games and competitive card games, there are plenty of options to choose from. Think a seemingly never-ending game of Monopoly (available on Amazon India with high-tech features such as an electronic banking unit), a deadly game of Call of Duty, some good ol’ Scrabble, an action-packed football game online, or get real and open up through Dring’s The Ultimate Indian Drinking Game.
3. Feast away!
Indulge in a culinary extravaganza with friends with a lavish feast delivered to your doorstep by ITC group of hotels’ premium food delivery services ‘Gourmet Couch’. Choose from their elaborate food menus curated for Friendship Day (dinner on July 28 and 29, and brunch on July 30, 2023) and order via the ITC hotels apps, Swiggy, or Zomato. You can also head to the award-winning restaurant Hornby’s Pavilion at the ITC Grand Central in Parel to dine like a royal. Savour delectable flavours of desi delicacies like gosht biryani, nalli nihari with naan, subz miloni, and phirni, or turn to gourmet Italian options.
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4. Paint. Eat. Drink. Repeat
Discover the joy of art as you paint, laugh, and bond together with the Bombay Drawing Room. Guided by talented instructors, you'll explore new techniques and create masterpieces to cherish. With your friends by your side, the experience becomes even more delightful. The added bonus of refreshing refreshments will keep your spirits high as you enjoy a perfect blend of artistic expression and camaraderie. On Friendship Day 2023, the Bombay Drawing Room is hosting painting parties - a fluid art on canvas workshop at BrewDog in Bandra and an imposto texture knife painting workshop at Poco Loco Tapas & Bar, Marine Drive.
5. Solve mysteries together!
Solve intricate puzzles, unravel mysteries, and work as a team to escape thrilling scenarios such as prison break and abduction at the Mystery Rooms in Andheri West. The excitement of cracking codes and uncovering secrets will strengthen your bonds like never before. With laughter, adrenaline, and shared accomplishments, this immersive experience promises an exhilarating and fun-filled time with your friends. Discover the joy of camaraderie as you make memories that will be cherished regardless of whether you solved the mysteries or not.
6. Go glamping
Escape the ordinary and immerse yourself in nature with all the luxuries of a cosy retreat at the Moonstone Hammock near Mumbai. You have two locations to choose from – Karjat and Alibaug. Bond around the campfire, share stories under the starry sky, or enjoy the pitter-patter of raindrops, and wake up to breathtaking views. With comfortable accommodation and outdoor adventures, Moonstone Hammock offers the perfect blend of excitement and relaxation. Create unforgettable moments, strengthen your friendships, and revel in the joy of reconnecting with nature and each other.
7. Hidden waterfall trek
Go on a guided trek with friends to discover the Nanemachi Waterfall at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park! The thrill of trekking through scenic trails, accompanied by your closest pals, promises an unforgettable experience. Unveil the hidden gem of Nanemachi Waterfall, adding to the excitement of the trek. With trek charges covering breakfast, lunch, and travel costs, you can focus on forging unforgettable memories and strengthening bonds amidst the wonders of nature.
8. Revisit your favourite food haunts
Explore your favourite food haunts for old-time’s sake with friends. Embark on a delightful gastronomic adventure as you visit the places that hold a special place in your heart. Savour the familiar flavours and create new memories with laughter and camaraderie. From street food delights to fine dining treats, this food-filled celebration promises to be a heartwarming and enjoyable experience that celebrates the joy of friendship and good food. For instance, breakfast at Kyani and Co. or Pizza By The Bay, dessert at K Rustom, lunch at Ling’s Pavilion, or dinner at Jimmy Boy, the options are endless!