Friendship Day is an occasion that holds immense significance in the hearts of people around the world, including India. It is a day dedicated to celebrating the beautiful bond of friendship and expressing gratitude to our best friends. 

In India, this special day will be celebrated on August 7 this year. A lively and joyful affair, the friendship day celebration is marked by various activities and gestures that strengthen the bond of friends. 

In this blog post, we will explore 10 wonderful ways to celebrate Friendship Day with your best friends, ensuring a day filled with laughter, memories, and heartfelt moments.


Friendship Day Celebration Ideas

  • Movie Marathon

A movie marathon is a delightful way for Friendship Day celebration, especially if you and your friends share a love for cinema. Organize a movie night at home to watch your favourite films together. Prepare a variety of snacks and beverages to enjoy during the movie session. You can choose movies that hold sentimental value for your friendship or opt for the latest releases, ensuring a day filled with laughter, tears, and shared cinematic experiences.

  • Friendship Day Brunch

Organize a brunch party at a café or restaurant to celebrate Friendship Day in style. Reserve a table in advance and enjoy a leisurely meal with your friends. Use this opportunity to catch up on each other's lives, share anecdotes, and reminisce about memorable moments. The relaxed and cozy atmosphere of a brunch setting allows for intimate conversations and the creation of new memories while savouring delicious food and beverages.

Also Read: 6 Meaningful Gifts That We Can Give to Our Friends This Friendship Day

  • DIY Arts Session

Engage in a do-it-yourself (DIY) arts and craft session with your friends on Friendship Day. Choose a craft project that allows you to showcase your creativity and bond over shared activities. Whether it's painting, pottery, or jewellery-making, the process of creating something together fosters teamwork, laughter, and a sense of accomplishment. The result serves as a beautiful reminder of your friendship and the time spent celebrating Friendship Day.

  • Plan a Trip and Celebrate this Occasion at a Club Mahindra Resort

A beach destination like Goa, a hill town like Lonavala or Ooty, or a historical city like Udaipur – the choice is yours! Plan a fun trip along with your friends and book your stay at a Club Mahindra resort to celebrate Friendship Day in style and luxury. 

Indulge in the serene and picturesque surroundings while enjoying world-class amenities and services. Whether it's relaxing by the pool, rejuvenating at the spa, or engaging in exciting activities, Club Mahindra resorts offer a perfect setting to create unforgettable memories with your friends. From delicious meals to comfortable accommodations, Club Mahindra ensures a delightful and memorable stay, making it an ideal choice for celebrating Friendship Day.

  • Outdoor Adventure

One of the best ways to celebrate Friendship Day is to plan an outdoor adventure with your best friends. Take advantage of the picturesque landscapes, especially during monsoon, and the diverse natural beauty in India. 

Whether it's hiking through scenic trails like the Valley of Flowers in Uttarakhand, or camping in the wilderness in Bhimashankar, the outdoors provide the perfect backdrop for bonding. Engaging in thrilling activities, sharing meals cooked over a campfire, or simply spending time together surrounded by nature creates a unique and unforgettable experience.

  • Friendship Day Photoshoot

Hire a professional photographer or simply use your smartphone to capture beautiful moments with your friends. Choose a scenic location or create a backdrop with props and accessories. The photoshoot will not only provide lasting memories but also a chance to showcase your friendship in creative and fun ways.

Also Read: Take a Holidate with Your Besties, This Friendship Day!

  • Karaoke Night

Another fun and enjoyable Friendship Day celebration idea is to arrange a karaoke night at home. It offers the perfect blend of laughter, music, and camaraderie, making it a memorable experience for everyone involved. 

Pro tip: Set up a karaoke system or use karaoke apps available on smartphones or tablets. Make sure you have a good-quality speaker system to enhance the singing experience. If you don't have a karaoke system at home, you can find karaoke versions of songs on YouTube or various karaoke websites.

  • Visit a Spa or a Wellness Retreat

Treat yourselves to a day of relaxation and rejuvenation at a spa or wellness retreat. Pamper yourselves with massages, facials, and other treatments. It's a perfect way to unwind, destress, and bond with your friends while indulging in self-care.

  • Plan a Sleepover

A sleepover is a classic and cherished way to celebrate Friendship Day. It allows you to spend quality time with your best friends, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Select a date that works for all your friends and plan the sleepover well in advance. Consider starting the sleepover in the evening or late afternoon, giving you ample time for activities. Set up sleeping arrangements with mattresses, pillows, and blankets in a designated area. Add fairy lights, cushions, and soft music to create a cozy and inviting atmosphere. Prepare a variety of snacks and organize activities to keep everyone entertained. 

  • Make Your Own Friendship Bands

Making your own friendship bands is a creative and meaningful way to celebrate Friendship Day. Handcrafted bands symbolize the unique bond you share with your friends and serve as a tangible reminder of your friendship. 

All you will need are colourful threads, a pair of scissors, a tape or safety pins, and a measuring tape. To make a friendship band, cut colourful threads into equal-length strands. Gather all threads together and tie a knot at one end, separate into two sets, cross strands alternately, and continue braiding until desired length. Secure with a knot and trim the excess. You can now exchange bands and wear as a symbol of friendship.

Remember, Friendship Day is all about celebrating the beautiful relationships you have with your friends. Choose activities that resonate with your group, prioritize quality time, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 290,000 members , who can holiday at 140+ resorts in India and abroad.

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