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Diwali is the biggest festival of the year. One that most of us look forward to and plan for months in advance. The lights, colours, diyas, sweets, firecrackers, new clothes, teen patte parties, festivities… It is spectacular sight to see the lights and the fireworks in Delhi too at the time of the festival. Homes, commercial establishments and shopping complexes are all lit up. Plenty of gifts are exchanged during the festival. Corporates are busy buying gifts for clients and families are buying gifts for their friends.
Here are Diwali Melas where you can plan the outing and make most of the festive season.
Blind School Diwali Mela, 2015
Diwali Mela at the Blind Relief Association is a harbinger of Diwali in Delhi. This is undoubtedly the most popular Diwali do in Delhi. The pre-winter pleasant weather that Delhi experiences adds cheer to the event. Goods on offer generally comprise aarti diya stalls, fancy hanging lamps, clothes, ornaments, home décor, Feng Shui items, dry flowers, handmade chocolates etc.
When: 2nd to 8th November 2015
Timing: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Parking: The Blind Relief Association, Delhi Diwali Bazar 2015,Sunehri Bagh Bus Terminal
ADAAH - Annual Grand Diwali Mela
This Diwali, Showcasing the huge range of clothing for ladies, ethnic apparels from top designers. Unique carvings on solid walnut wood and brass with knurled details ,cabinets metallic details, fall trends for this year and heavy works and decorative especially for the season. They will turn your living room decor into the most coveted from all times and get bucket full of complements from friends and family.
When: 6th to 8th November, 2015
Where: ADAAH - 6th Annual Grand Diwali Mela, Sector-44, Gurgaon
Select City Walk Diwali Mela
Winding alleys made up of beautiful, ornate and vibrant stalls laden with the best of ethnic jewellery, suits, sarees, beauty and wellness products, amazing decorations, gift options, ornate thalis, designer cakes, sweetmeat stalls, premium, unique chocolate stalls - you get the drift. Gear up to get dazzled by the Select Citywalk Diwali Mela - there’s a little something for everyone here!
When: October 28, 2015 to November 1, 2015
Where: Select Citywalk Mall, District Centre Saket, Saket, New Delhi-17
Time: 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Defence Colony Diwali Mela
They’ve been traditionally drawing throngs of Delhiites to their sprawling Diwali Melas for years and this year’s going to be no exception. From designer-wear stalls to scores of beautiful, premium decor joints to mehendi stoops, cute bric-a-brac and lots of puja thalis and diya stalls, they’re all set you kick-start your Diwali celebrations - South Delhi style. For some pretty awesome gifting options to festive eats, Defence Colony Diwali Mela’s your next stop!
When: October 28, 2015 to November 1, 2015
Where: Gumbad Roundabout, Defence Colony Market, Defence Colony, New Delhi-24
Time: 2:00 Pm to 10:00 PM
Dilli Haat Diwali Mela
Exquisite handmade festive stationery, beautiful fabrics, textiles and costume jewellery is crowded amongst packed food joints from all over the country, not to mention the cornucopia of dances and musical extravaganzas that you’ll find there! A shoutout to Pitampura denizens - in addition to their annual Diwali Mela in I.N.A., they’re also throwing an equally fun Diwali bash at Dilli Haat, Pitampura - just for you.
When: October 28, 2015 to November 2, 2015
Where: Dilli Haat, I.N.A, Sri Aurobindo Marg, Laxmi Bai Nagar, New Delhi-23
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
East of Kailash is throwing its own Diwali Mela bash, complete with exhibition stalls, to premium chocolates and beautiful diyas, lively dance competitions and lots of foodie stalls, to name a few. With brand partners like Hindustan Times, Just Dial and Quikr in tow, this one promises to be a blast - in style!
When: November 6 to November 9, 2015
Where: K Block, Kalkaji, Opposite L Block Gurudwara, New Delhi-19
Time: 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This DIWALI MELA is going to happen in Model Town! Don't miss it ! This event is going to be the best event of Model Town with DJ FLOOR AND lots of dhamaal! Special attraction will be Dandiya with DJ floor.
When: November 1, 2015
Where: Store Wala Park or Ramleela Park in Model Town 2nd,110009! NEAR GREAT WALL!
Time: 6:00 PM onwards
Kids Diwali Fest - HOS Edition 3
HOS is a carnival with the the most exclusive line up of exhibitors displaying products which every parent wishes to buy but didn't know where to look for, along with great learning and entertainment opportunities for the fashion savvy kiddos offering them an international level platform and great mommy - kid bonding time which seems to be dwindling in this fast paced world.
When: November 7, 2015
Where: Select City Walk, Delhi
Time: 12:00 PM onwards
Dil Diwali Dilli - Let's light a smile!!
During the time of fun and festivity, wouldn't it be great idea to brighten the life of someone less fortunate? Nothing too complicated - anything new/unused; even clothes, blankets, or sweets with a long shelf life are welcome; or you can contribute cash.
When: November 8, 2015
Where: Madhyanchal jhuggies, Plot No. 12, IHC Pocket, Institutional Area, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
And of course, the best place finally is our Home Sweet Home where we come after spending our whole day. Celebrate Diwali lighten your life and other's life too. God bless everyone with all the happiness and wealth in the world.
All the events are complied from facebook events and Delhi specific events sites.