12 Of The Biggest & Best Events Happening In Delhi That You Just Can't Afford To Miss!
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With the onset of autumn, the season opens up for all festivities and the floodgates for TONS of events open up! These include everything from awesomesauce food and music festivals to heritage and cinema festivals. And, we have created a list of some of the most buzzing events that are scheduled to happen in the city in the upcoming months and here’s the list.
1. MAGGI FUSIAN Presents Horn OK Please (15th - 17th November)
MAGGI FUSIAN presents Horn OK Please, driven by Spinny and co-powered by Nescafe and Sparx Horn OK Please is coming back to town for its 6th edition this November and we’re super excited about it. Delhi’s Happiest Food Festival will feature TONS of delicious grub, cool accessories, an entertainment area for kids, good music and oh-so-much more. It’s happening from Friday to Sunday, 15th - 17th of November and will have something for everyone, so be on the lookout for more details and tickets will be out soon.
When | Friday - Sunday, 15th - 17th November
Timings | 12 Noon - 10 PM
Where | Gate No. 2, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
Entry | TBD
RSVP On FB Here | https://www.facebook.com/events/386295138933587/
2. Sahitya Aaj Tak: India's Biggest Literature Fest (1st - 3rd November)
Sahitya Aaj Tak: India’s Biggest Literature Fest is going to be happening in the first week of November. This one is an amalgamation of prose, poetry, music and drama. It brings together well-known personalities ranging from writers and poets to theatre artists. The entry for this event is free if you register for the event in advance from the link given below. So, all you budding authors, this event has been crafted just for you, make sure you drop by for some insights.
When | Friday - Sunday, 1st - 3rd November
Where | Indira Gandhi National Centre For The Arts - 11, Man Singh Rd, Near Andhra Bhavan, Rajpath Area, Central Secretariat
Entry | Free
Register Online Here | https://specials.indiatoday.com/specials/sahitya/registration.jsp
3. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike @ Sunburn Arena (9th November)
The popular DJ duo Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike are all set to rock the town with their groovy beats and if you’re a fan of EDM, you certainly gotta troop over with your entire tribe. Known for hit songs like Complicated, Crowd Control, Mammoth and Tremor, they’ll be performing at the Sunburn Arena in Delhi on Saturday, the 9th of November. Book your tix ASAP, ‘cause they’re filling fast!
When | Saturday, 9th November
Entry | Rs 499 Onwards (Early Bird)
Timings | 5 PM Onwards
Where | TBD
Book Your Tickets Online Here | https://bit.ly/2nABQ4X
RSVP On FB Here | https://www.facebook.com/events/624088981451098/
4. Jashn-e-Rekhta (13th - 15th November)
This festival sees a huge and impressive array of Sufi music, qawwalis (performative songs), Dastangoi (the art of storytelling), calligraphy, celebrity interaction, dramas & plays based on popular figures in the Urdu language like Mirza Ghalib, Rekhta Food Festival and more fun-filled experiences! It’s happening on 13th - 15th of December this year, so if you’re someone who’s interested in all things Sufi and Urdu, you might want to be on a lookout for tickets!
When | Friday - Sunday, 13th - 15th December
Where | Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, India Gate
RSVP On FB Here | https://www.facebook.com/events/1779774442321272/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Jashnerekhta/
Here’s Their Website | https://jashnerekhta.org/
5. India Art Festival (14th - 17th November)
The fest has previously featured several panel discussions offering expert perspectives on a variety of subjects which includes contemporary art, the economy, art collection, exhibitions, art galleries and infrastructure and more. This edition will feature a whopping 5,000 artworks by 50 art galleries and 450 talented artists in 130 stalls - woah. Scheduled to happen from the 14th to 17th of November, it sounds amazing, doesn’t it?
When | Thursday - Sunday, 14th - 17th November
Where | Thyagraj Stadium, Laxmi Bai Nagar
Entry | TBD
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Indiaartfestival/
Here’s Their Website | http://www.indiaartfestival.com/
6. India International Trade Fair (14th - 27th November)
The dates for the India International Trade Fair, which is an annual affair at Pragati Maidan, have been announced for the 14th - 27th of November and we’re sure that all the shopaholics in the house just let out a joyous shriek. The fair sees everything from the biggest trade merchants to the smallest business ventures every year. Plus, you can go on a splurging spree of accessories, jewellery, handicrafts, textiles, leather and loads of other things. So make plans and get ready to tick things off your Diwali checklist!
When | 14th - 27th November
Where | Pragati Maidan, Mathura Road
Entry | TBD
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/IndiaInternationalTradeFair/
Here’s Their Website | http://indiatradefair.com/
7. Qutub Festival (15th - 19th November)
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Organised by Delhi Tourism, Qutub Festival is a revered event that shines the spotlight on the diverse and vibrant cultural art forms of the country and takes place in the Qutub complex, thereby, bringing international attention to the glorious Minar sitting pretty in the heart of Mehrauli. A celebration of music, dance forms and all things art, the dates for this much-awaited heritage festival are out and we defo can’t wait to check it out. So mark your calendars for 15th - 19th November, pals and make your way over for sure!
When | Friday - Tuesday, 15th - 19th November
Where | Qutub Complex, Mehrauli
8. 8th Delhi International Film Festival (1st - 6th December)
Delhi International Film Festival is as filmy as it gets with the aim to understand the emotions and conceptualisation of cinema. This year the fest is happening from the 1st to the 6th of December and the special attractions include giving awards to Bappi Lahri for Lifetime Achievement, Govinda for the Icon and Sapna Choudhary for Special Honour, to name a few.
When | Sunday - Friday, 1st - 6th December
Where | TBD
Entry | TBD
Here’s Their Website | http://www.delhiinternationalfilmfestival.com/filmfestival/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/8thdelhiinternationalfilmfestival2019/
9. Pet Fed India (28th & 29th December)
Are you a pet parent? If yes, then you definitely have to mark your calendar for Saturday & Sunday, the 28th & 29th December for it’ll be two days of absolute excitement and pampering for your pawsome friends. The 6th edition of Pet Fed being held at the vast 3 acre area will feature boatloads of fun activities like a police dog show, agility ring obstacles , fashion show with star Dino Morea, adoption camp, a shopping area, over a 100 food stalls for your pets from across the world and oh-so-much more! The early bird tix are already out so you might want to quickly book your spots before they get sold out!
When | Saturday & Sunday, 28th & 29th December
Where | NSIC Ground - Okhla
Entry | Rs 199 (Early Bird)
Book Your Tickets Online Here | https://petfed.org/events/pfd19/tickets
RSVP On FB Here | https://www.facebook.com/events/1029480260584146/
10. Boho Bazaar (21st - 22nd December)
This incredible carnival is a one-stop destination for everything Boho! Popularly known as The Epic Flea Market, this awesomesauce shopping fiesta has previously featured TONS of quirky hand-painted shoes, tasselled earrings, cutesy jackets, delish grub, great music and so much more! It’s happening on 21st & 22nd of December, which conveniently happens to be the weekend, so you might want to be on the lookout for all the deets related to the venue and tickets because believe us, you absolutely can’t afford to skip this one!
When | Saturday & Sunday, 21st & 22nd December
11. Prateek Kuhad Performing (22nd December)
This millennial sensation is popular for his melodious numbers such as ‘Kho Gaye Hum Kahaa’, ‘Tune Kaha’, ‘Yeh Pal’ and more such soulful songs! The last stop on his international tour is Delhi and he’s set to take the stage on Sunday the 22nd of December - sounds pretty exciting, doesn’t it?! The tickets for his show are already OUT, so if you wanna see him perform LIVE, register on the link given below ASAP!
When | Sunday, 22nd December
Where | Kalagram, The Garden of Five Senses - Westend Marg, Saidulajab, Saket
Entry | Rs 1,999 Onwards
Timings | 8 PM Onwards
Book Your Tickets Online Here | https://insider.in/supermoon-ft-prateek-kuhad-winter-tour-delhi-dec22-2019/event
RSVP ON FB Here | https://www.facebook.com/events/2061585857275961/
12. BAK BAK (January)
Popularly known as Delhi’s Legit Comedy Festival, this one is surely going to start your year on the most hilarious note. Though the dates are not yet out, this CRAY festival has previously featured well-known artists such as Kanan Gill, Sumit Anand and even Zakir Khan (say whaa)! Sounds pretty LIT, doesn’t it? Well, you should definitely be on the lookout for all the deets related to this fest!
When | January 2020
Where | TBD
Entry | TBD
Here are all the events that you’ve gotta visit in the upcoming months in the city!