May Extravaganzas In Bangalore


There’s something to be said for a month which starts right with a holiday. After the hectic scheduling and busy deadlines of April, here comes a whole thirty days of fun and adventure. And for those of you who have kids, May is also the month when you start to make plans for the upcoming summer holidays. All in all, this is a time to let loose and get into the vacation spirit and here’s our top picks for upcoming events in Bangalore for the month of May that will help you (and your children) get right in the mood:

  1. Learning Tennis with Mahesh Bhupathi

He is one of the country’s finest tennis players and his academy is hosting a children’s tennis workshop in association with the Oakridge International School this summer holidays. And when Mahesh Bhupathi starts taking tennis lessons, you bet your child would want to be a part of it! The camp is open for both boys and girls from the age of 4 through 16, and will be conducted at the school campus in Sarjapur Road. And what’s more, your little ward will actually have a certificate of completion signed from the man himself!

Dates: May 11 till May 16 and May 25 till May 30

Venue: Oakridge International School, Sarjapur Road

  1. Finding unicorns with Lily Singh

Now, this one is strictly for the ones aged 18 years and above. You may know Superwoman aka Lily Singh from her YouTube videos. She has literally taken the world of comedy by storm doing her 20-minute videos of her life as an NRI in Canada. And no one can deny that she is at her best imitating the Indian NRI multitude and their idiosyncrasies. If you are a fan of her work and wisecracks you absolutely need to be at her world tour event happening at the MLR Convention Centre in Whitefield on May 24th.

Date: May 24

Venue: MLR Convention Centre, Whitefield

  1. Trekking to Har ki Dun, Himachal

Har ki Dun is a special place cloaked in mist and folklore in the westernmost parts of the Garhwali region of Himachal Pradesh. At an altitude of 3566 metres, this is one trek all nature enthusiasts have to go on. A week is all you need to experience the magic of the Dun, so lock those dates and get in touch with the Bangalore Mountaineering Club, registrations are already on so don’t miss the bus!

Date: Batch 1 – May 5 to May 11

         Batch 2 – May 13 to May 19

         Batch 3 – May 21 to May 27

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  1. Open Air Rock ‘n’ Roll

There’s nothing like old rock and roll to add some zing to your vacation time. And if it’s open air, then the fun is just completely doubled. In June, the Bangalore Open Air – India’s largest open air rock concert – is coming back to the city. Since 2011, this music festival has entranced metal heads in the garden town and beyond and the latest edition promises to do all that and much more. Brought to you by Infinite Dreams, the June concert will feature bands such as Inquisition from the USA and Napalm Death from UK.

Date: June 06

Venue: Jayamahal Palace Hotel

For knowing more events, you can download mobile app also. With these and many more events to look forward to, May in Bangalore surely looks to be a fun month indeed!

Author’s bio: She is a nature lover and a Beatles fan, and loves nothing more than snuggling up with her dog and a Jeffrey Archer. You can read more of her posts on Bangalore and upcoming things to do in Bangalore on