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7 Insanely Popular Upcoming Fests Like Horn OK Please & More You Gotta Bookmark Right Away!

Tashika Tyagi 21 July 2018


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It’s almost July and in Delhi’s calendar that translates to fest season! So, if you’re also starting a mental countdown for all the amazing festivals that are coming your way this year, then scroll on, for we’ve picked out 7 super popular upcoming fests that are coming back in town this year!

1. Horn OK Please Food Truck Festival (16th - 18th November)

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Delhi’s original Food Truck Festival - Horn OK Please - is coming back to bring the best of Delhi’s grub, all under one roof this November and we just did a happy dance! With food, booze, amazing live music and lots of shopping options, this festival has always been a personal fave. So block the dates peeps, for missing out on this one is NOT AN OPTION! 

When | Friday - Sunday, 16th - 18th November
Where | Horn OK Please - JLN Stadium, Pragati Vihar (Tentative)

2. Stationery & Art Material Fair (25th August - 2nd September) 

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If pretty notebooks, coloured pens and sketchpens make you go bonkers, then you’d be glad to know that the Stationery & Art Material Fair is coming back to town this August. Big and international brands like Shinhan Art Touch Markers of Korea, Royal Talens from Holland, Milan of Spain, Sharpie, Prismacolor, Expo, Papermate from USA and lots more are gonna be there. So, come prepared to take back your shopping bags loaded with pretty and colourful stationery!  

When | Saturday - Sunday, 25th August - 2nd September
Where | Stationery & Art Material Fair 2018 - Pragati Maidan 
Entry | Rs 30 (Tentative Price)
Timings | 10 AM - 7 PM 
RSVP On FB Here | 

3. Delhi Book Fair (25th August - 2nd September)

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Bookworms, you don’t need to feel left out because the Delhi Book Fair is also coming back, along with the Stationery & Art Material Fair this year! This annual fair will have everything from textbooks to encyclopedias to magazines to popular and even hard-to-find novels. Popular publications also set up stalls here, so be in attendance, ‘cause you don’t wanna miss out on this book-full party!

When | Saturday - Sunday, 25th August - 2nd September
Where | Delhi Book Fair 2018 - Pragati Maidan
Entry | Rs 30 (Tentative Price)
Timings | 11 AM - 7 PM

4. India International Trade Fair (14th - 27th November) 

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Bringing together traders, artisans and merchants from various parts of India and abroad,  the India International Trade Fair is taking place in November and it’s gonna be all things LIT! You can check out handicrafts, accessories, textiles, jewellery, electronic gadgets and tons of other cool stuff here, as well. So be there and let yourself splurge a little! 

When | Wednesday - Tuesday, 14th - 27th November 
Where | Pragati Maidan, Mathura Road
Timings | 9:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Call Them | +91 11 2337 9338

5. Delhi Comic Con (7th - 9th December) 

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If you’re a serial sitcom watcher or comic-lover, then you HAVE to check out Delhi Comic Con! You can dress up as your favourite book, sitcom or comic character and who knows, you might as well end up winning at the cosplay competition that happens at each edition and win some really cool prizes. You can also shop for merchandise, tees and even action figures of your fave characters here. Sounds pretty cool, huh?   

When | Friday -Sunday, 7th - 9th December
Where | Comic Con - Venue To Be Announced Soon
Check Out Their FB Page |

6. Jashn-E-Rekhta (14th - 16th December) 

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Jashn-e-Rekhta is a 3 day festival that celebrates the beauty of Urdu literature and poetry. This festival sees some of the most famous poets and writers come together and celebrate this beautiful language through mushairas, qawwalis, dastangoi, ghazals, film screenings and even plays. The entry to this festival is free, so bookmark your dates and don’t even think about giving this one a miss - it’s sheer bliss! 

When | Friday - Sunday, 14th - 16th December
Entry | Free
Where | Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, India Gate
Here’s Their Website |
Check Out Their FB Page |

7. Pet Fed (15th - 16th December) 

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It’s gonna be a busy December this time Delhi wallo, with the Pet Fed taking place in the same month, as well! Dedicated to your cutesy, furry buddies, Pet Fed will see a fashion show, a petting zone where you can play and cuddle with cute dogs and cats, an off-leash garden where you pets can roam freely, several food & beverages stalls and lots more. So. groom up your doggos and kitties for this fest is gonna be all about them! 

P.S. - The tickets for this fest are gonna be out on 1st October, so grab them as soon as they’re up! 

When | Saturday - Sunday, 15th - 16th December
Where | Pet Fed - NSIC Grounds, Okhla 
Check Out Their FB Page |
RSVP On FB Here |

So, keep your calendars free Delhizens, ‘cause this year looks quite busy!