We have always been taught that Diwali is a festival of lights and prosperity. The festival of Diwali is really dull without the parties and events which start a week earlier. Hence, it is necessary to keep up with all the events taking place around the city. We bring you the most happening events and Diwali melas to be held in Delhi in the following week.
1) Blind School Diwali Mela
The Blind School Diwali Mela is one of the most awaited events of Delhi. From clothes to home décor, you will find all Diwali essentials here. Not to miss the delicious food stalls. You will also find high quality accessories, sarees, quilts and crockery.
The most exciting part is ‘foot massage’. After a tiring day of shopping, you can enjoy a relaxing foot massage which is held for a good cause.
Where: Blind School Relief Association, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, Near Oberoi Hotel
Nearest Metro Station: JLN Stadium
When: 21- 27 October
Timings: 10a.m. – 8p.m.
Entry fee: free
2) Sunder Nagar Diwali Mela
Sunder Nagar Diwali Mela is more than 50 years old and considered the biggest mela out of all. The two day fest offers rides, food, shopping and magic show and much more. It is very crowded yet people love going here for the festive feels. Décor such as floating candles. diyas, lanterns, handicrafts etc. are available here.
Where: Sunder Nagar Colony Park, Near Delhi Public School, Sunder Nagar
Nearest Metro Station: Khan Market Metro Station
When: 22 – 23 October
Timings: 4 pm to 11 pm
Entry Fee: Rs. 100
3) Deep Utsav Diwali Mela
Every year the Delhi Tourism & Transportation Development Corporation organises the `DEEP UTSAV – DIWALI MELA’ in Dilli Haat Janakpuri. It’s main attraction are joy rides and camel rides. Besides this, they also organise a cultural program in the evening. One can also find handicrafts, handlooms and other decor products.
Where: Dilli Hatt, Janak Puri.
Nearest Metro Station: Janak Puri East Metro Station
When: 21– 23 October
Timings: 11a.m.- 10 p.m.
Entry Fee: Rs. 20