The most awaited season of the year is here – festival of lights, yummy sweet savories and colourful Dilwali Melas. Yes! With the onset of Navratras, Delhiwalas gear up to hit these most awaited Melas to take pleasure in amazing swings, delectable delights and non-stop shopping fiesta. Below are some of the incredible Diwali Melas in Delhi which one must visit to get into real festive spirits this year:
Select City Walk Diwali Mela (12-16th October)
One of the swankiest mela in town, Select City Walk this time brings something for everyone. A real fiesta for shopaholics, you must bang in to grab some of the amazing collections of Sarees, Suits, Ethnic Jewellery and Beauty Products to gleam your festival this year. Irresistible stalls, unique chocolates and designer cakes are the real show stealers here that will let you drool. If you look for something extra-ordinary to gift to someone special, this place definitely has a lot to offer.
Meri Diwali Utsav – Dilli Haat (14th October)
Dilli Haat is always known for its rich traditional offerings and this time it maintained its convention with musical extravaganzas and profusion of dances. Wonderful handmade beautiful fabrics or textiles are here to give you a different look this festive season. Team it up with exquisite costume jewellery that is waiting here for you to give a chic look. This place is jam-packed for its irresistible food offerings of cuisines from across India. From crockery to home decor to sweets – all at one place.
Deepotsava, Sadhna Enclave Diwali Mela
An exclusive mela organised by Ladies Association of Sadhna Enclave where you can relish home cooked freshness infused with outstanding international cuisines. Kids will have all the fun from joy rides to live music. This annual bash promises awesome food and extravagant shopping to its best. Come and savour the best Rajasthani delights to satiate your taste-buds to the core.
Sundar Nagar Diwali Mela (22nd-23rd October)
Over the decades, this Diwali Mela is known for its outstanding decorations and enticing food offerings. This “fun mela” will definitely bring you back to your childhood with its serene set-up. You will relish its fiercely laid out stalls with some unique vibrancies astonishingly. One of its own kind, this mela brings you one of the best artisanal from Delhi.
Defence Colony Diwali Mela (15th – 16th October)
Not just the Defency colony is known for its opulence but the Diwali gala here is affluent as well. You can expect from designer dresses to mehendi stoops all at one place. If you looking for some festive treats, nothing could be better than this place to enjoy some impeccable food with some shopping for gifting this Diwali.
Blind School Diwali Mela (21st – 27th October)
From last few decades, this mela is institutional in itself as you can expect outstanding handmade creations which one will never want to miss. Hand-painted diyas will gleam your Diwali this year inimitably. Do try out their enticing hand-made chocolates to get jovial this festive season. This mela is one of the brightest mela in Delhi which is a sought-after affair for every Delhite.
Diwali Mela @ Epicentre, Gurgaon (14th October)
Come and get creative with this amazing affair at Gurgoan. Workshops like face painting, candle making, tattoo making etc will excite you here. This venue is jam-packed because of its marvellous events like plenty of competitions for both the genre. So not just kids, Adults too enjoys winning competitions besides relishing great food. If you are a shopping-spree , you can’t afford to miss the amazing varieties of handicrafts, candles, apparels, jewellery, home furnishings etc.
Festival of Lights, Dastkar (13th – 16th October)
A place that offers never ending fun, it is one of the grand celebration that celebrates our heritage to its best. A lively bazaar stretched from morning till evening, you will love to shop, shop and just shop out of its commendable offerings like beautiful mud diyas, ethnic Jhumkas, ceramic home furnishing products, hand-wooven textiles, hand crafted terracotta Jwellery and many more. A festival which is picturesque, pulsating and gaudy.
With the onset of festive season, indulge yourself into grand celebrations with these quaint Melas and get a glimpse of Indian culture to its best.