List of Dry Days in Mumbai 2018: Check Complete Calendar with Dates When Alcohol is Not For Sale in The City

The most dreaded day for an alcohol lover is the 'No Alcohol Day.' Dry Days are specific days in India when the sale of alcohol is not permitted and there is nothing much you can do about it. These days are either of religious or national importance, which is why liquor shops and bars are prohibited from serving alcohol to customers. And especially having a dry day on weekend is the worst of our nightmares. However, do not lose out your heart as there are few lovely places (my heartfelt blessings) in Mumbai, Delhi and other Indian cities that ensure to have our glasses filled with magical potion.  List of Dry Days of 2018 in India: Check Dates When Alcohol is Not For Sale.

If you are living in Mumbai or any other city in Maharashtra, you may have additional dry days compared to other states in India. Death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on January 30, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti celebrated on March 4, Maharashtra Day on May 1, Ashadi Ekadashi on July 23, Ganesh Visarjan on September 23 and Prohibition Week on October 8 are marked as dry days in Maharashtra. We have chalked down a list of dry days in 2018 in Mumbai to help you plan your daru parties well in advance without any hiccups (pun intended).

With 16 long weekends in 2018, it is important to mark these dry days in your calendar to not let them become a party spoiler. Here’s a complete list of dry days in 2018 in Mumbai.

January 2018

January 14: Makar Sankranti (in some cities)

January 26: Republic Day

January 30: Mukti Divas as Moksha Tithi of Father of Nation - MK Gandhi (in Maharashtra, Kerala, Rajasthan and 1 UT – Andaman & Nicobar Island)

January 31: Guru Ravidas Jayanti (in Delhi)

February 2018

February 10: Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti

February 13: Maha Shivratri

February 19: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti (in Maharashtra)

March 2018

March 2: Holi

March 25: Ram Navami

March 29: Mahavir Jayanti

March 30: Good Friday

April 2018

April 14: Ambedkar Jayanti or Bhim Jayanti

April 30: Buddha Purnima or Vesak

May 2018

May 1: Maharashtra Day (in Maharashtra)

June 2018

June 23, 24 and 25: Maharashtra Legislative Council elections

July 2018

July 23: Ashadhi Ekadashi (in Maharashtra)

July 27: Guru Purnima

August 2018

August 15: Independence Day

August 26: Raksha Bandhan (in select cities)

September 2018

September 2: Krishna Janmashtami

September 13: Ganesh Chaturthi (in select states/UTs)

September 21: Muharram

September 23: Ganesh Visarjan (in Maharashtra)

October 2018

October 2: Gandhi Jayanti

October 8: Prohibition Week (in Maharashtra)

October 19: Dussehra

October 24: Valmiki Jayanti

November 2018

November 7: Diwali

November 19: Dev Uthani Ekadashi

November 21: Id-e-Milad

November 23: Guru Nanak Jayanti

November 24: Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur

December 2018

December 25: Christmas, Guru Purab

Trust us, the only calendar you need is the one given above. 2018 promises several days off and you can make good use of it by stocking essential liquors and beers in your home bar and fix your dry-days blues.