From Diwali melas popping up left, right and centre in the city to a bunch of food festivals and fashion extravaganzas, this October is going to be an exciting one for sure with just SO MUCH to look forward to y’all *rubbing hands gleefully*! Check out our carefully curated list of the most fun and exciting events happening this October and mark your calendars, gather your crew and get, set, go!

Sarees Of India 2017 (5th - 7th October) 

The most coveted piece of Indian handloom worldwide still remains the saree! International designers have taken inspiration from it and many Hollywood celebrities have walked the red carpet draped in the gorgeous nine yards of goodness! This three day event is all about the most beautiful sarees in the country and we’re so excited to check ‘em out! Seeya there, wallets in tow then!

When | Thursday - Saturday, 5th - 7th October 
Where | Aga Khan Hall, 6, Bhagwan Das Road 
Timings | 11 AM - 7 PM
FB Event Deets | http://bit.ly/2ynKJmt

Royal Fables (6th & 7th October) 

Royal Fables is here with their 9th edition and all shopaholics with an eye for royal fashion need to go check it out! A rich, extravagant exhibition that re-creates the ‘Living Room of the Royals’, and gives you an insight into, literally, the royal life - here comes Royal Fables. It presents heritage-inspired fashion, jewelry, art and lifestyle products that have been brought to life in ateliers housed within quaint havelis and historic forts and palaces *WOAH*.

When | Friday & Saturday, 6th & 7th October
Where | DLF Emporio - Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj 
Timings | 11 AM - 8 PM
Entry | Free
FB Event Deets | https://www.facebook.com/events/158307594742528/

Schezade Mina Bazaar (6th October) 

In the spirit of royal Mughal tradition, Schezade Mina Bazaar, an exclusive, specially curated festive bazaar has been organised and all those looking for some beautifully curated Indian wear have to come see it! They’ve got a full day event planned out for you guys, with shopping, delicious sherbets, spicy chaat and lots more in honour of the upcoming Diwali season!

Browse through traditional festive apparel, vibrant bangles, embroidered mojris, sparkling accessories and a handpicked selection of saris! A bunch of designers are exhibiting their collection here including Sustain, Akaaro, Amrapali, Anavila, Eka, Maku, Pero, Raw Mango, Shades of India and many more! 

When | Friday, 6th October
Where | Good Earth - Shop No.9 A.B.C. Ground 1st & 2nd Floor, Khan Market 
Timings | 11 AM - 8 PM
FB Event Deets | http://bit.ly/2yHGjCX

India Runway Week (6th - 8th October) 

Spotlighting young and upcoming Indian designers on the global stage, the 9th India Runway Week has returned for its winter edition y’all. They've got not just the upper crust designers, but young blood showcasing their talent on their podium, peddling cheaper, yet still glamorous designer wear. Designers like James Ferriera, Aanchal Sawhney, Bibi Russell and so many more will be exhibiting their collection here, so come on by!

When | Friday - Sunday, 6th - 8th October
Where | DLF Place, Saket
Timings | 6 PM Onwards 
Entry | By Invitation Only
FB Event Deets | http://bit.ly/2xRFp9X

Lager & Barrel Festival (6th & 7th October) 

Lager n Barrel Festival is a rock and roll festival celebrating beer, music and good food! Taking place at Kingdom Of Dreams, this festival is all about experiencing the full flavours of life via enriching music acts, delicious food and most importantly - endless beer! They’ve got a crazy line up with Bollywood singer Divya Kumar, Indian playback singer Mohammed Irfan, Akhil and so many more to make you groove throughout the evening! Seeya there?

When | Friday & Saturday, 6th & 7th October
Where | Kingdom Of Dreams - Near IFFCO Metro Station, Sector 29, Gurgaon 
Entry | Rs 468 - 625
Book Your Tickets Online Here | http://bit.ly/2gCKBHN
Timings
| 4 - 10 PM 
FB Event Deets | https://www.facebook.com/events/154054468489017/

Old World Theatre Festival (6th - 15th October) 

Over the past 15 years since its inception, the Old World Theatre Fest has regaled the capital city with rich theatrical fare showcasing a variety of topics and issues. Artists like Vir Das, Kalki Koechlin, Nandita Das (omg!), Shekhar Suman and various other legendary names have taken part in this festival and this time, they’ve got stellar artists like Ira Dubey, Rajit Kapur, Suchitra Krishnamoorthi and Manav Kaul among many others slated to perform. We’re booking our tickets RN! 

When | 6th - 15th October 
Timing | 5 PM Onwards 
Where | Stein Auditorium - India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road
Entry | Rs 250 - 600 
Book Your Tickets Online Here | http://bit.ly/2hM4z3o
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/OldWorldCulture/

Karwa Chauth @ BloBar (7th October) 

India’s first blow-dry only salon, BloBar studio will turn into a ‘Shaadi Ka Ghar’ (of sorts) this Karwa Chauth so all the pretty ladies, come indulge in the festive vibes with some gaana bajana, super pretty mehndi, gel nails, party makeup and hair dos all day long. They'll also have delicious drinks, flowers and some awesome giveaways, so book your appointments ASAP and get ready to look good and feel even better at BloBar! 

When | Saturday, 7th October
Where | BloBar - Shop 36, 1st Floor, Defence Colony Main Market
Timings | 8:30 AM - 9 PM
Call For Appointments | +91 11 4080 070
FB Event Deets | http://bit.ly/2y0vej5

The Chocotella Fest 2.0 (7th & 8th October)

If you’re a true blue Nutella fan, then The Chocotella Fest is just for you! They’ve got everything from chocolate gol gappas, Nutella pizzas and burgers, Nutella momos, chocolate caramel donuts, Nutella freak shakes, pies, truffles, cupcakes, waffles and Ice-creams YUMMY! Not only this, there will be a bunch of new innovations like Nutella Ravioli, Nutella and Marshmallow Sandwiches, among others. On top of everything else, they’ve even got loads of beer! Cheers to that!! 

When | Saturday & Sunday, 7th & 8th October 
Timings | 12 - 9 PM 
Where | Villa Del - Qutub Golf Course, Lado Sarai
FB Event Deets | https://www.facebook.com/events/737930619724797

Blind School Diwali Mela (10th - 16th October) 

The Blind School Diwali Mela is an annual extravaganza, and honestly we love going there for nostalgic reasons more than anything else. It’s a much-revered, much sought-after and very beautiful mela that’s got everything from handmade and intricately painted bunches of diyas to grace your home, to home-made chocolates and pretty ethnic wear to jewellery and oh, so much more - come on by with your crew for a gala time!

When | 10th -16th October
Where | Blind School Relief Association, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, Near Hotel Oberoi
Timings | 10 AM - 8 PM
Entry | Free

Asian Hawkers Market (13th - 15th October)

The one and only Asian food festival, Asian Hawkers is back for yet another edition! As always, they'll be showcasing the best of Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Southeast Asian cuisines that you REALLY wouldn’t want to miss out on. From dimsums, tempura and yakitori to pork buns, sushi rolls, stir fries and many more yummy dishes - there will be something for y'all! 

Last year saw some of the biggest Asian cuisine brands like Ziu, Wai Wai City, Pings, Bento Cafe, Jom Jom Malay, Bercos, Burma Burma and TONS more! Get your appetite cracking, and head on over to gorge on some dimsums and sushi! 

When | Friday - Sunday, 13th - 15th October
Where | Select CITYWALK, Saket 
Entry | Free
FB Event Deets | http://bit.ly/2hLGuKb

Sundar Nagar Diwali Mela (14th & 15th October) 

A traditional, staple Diwali Mela that’s been around for decades, this one’s renowned for its stunningly exquisite decorations, brilliantly laid out stalls and precious artisanal finds that you won’t spot anywhere else in Delhi. Touted as the ‘Fun Mela’, it’s got rides (think Giant Wheels while munching on cotton candy), music pumping in and lots and lots of foodie stalls (read ice-cold chuskis). See you there, cotton candy in tow!

When | Saturday & Sunday, 14th & 15th October
Where | Sundar Nagar Park, Sundar Nagar
Timings | 4 - 11 PM
Entry | Rs 100

Confused Desi Concert (14th & 15th October) 

The Divergent Brat Hospitality and Localturnon is bringing one of the biggest music and food carnivals in Delhi called Confused Desi Food Concert! This carnival has some of the best desi talent coming and performing for us! Starting from the people’s fav - Raftaar to Asees Kaur, Rocknaama Vjazzz, Shiva, Life Tatva, Kabila and a long list of popular DJs and RJs as well. Plus, with over 50 food stalls, you guys can choose from an array of cuisines like Rajasthani, Punjabi, South Indian, Chinese, Mughlai and so much more! Seriously, come drop by for sure!

When | Saturday & Sunday, 14th & 15th October
Where | Dhyan Chand National Stadium, India Gate
Timings | 2 PM Onwards
Entry | Rs 600 Onwards
Book Your Tickets Online Here | https://goo.gl/sVQfX1
FB Event Deets | https://www.facebook.com/events/748807478640627/

The Grub Fest (27th - 29th October) 

Dilli, gather your foodie partners and make sure you’re headed to the one and only Grub Fest to end your October on a super delicious note! Head on over to catch all the yummy food, talented chefs and awesome gigs right here. The Grub Fest has been our go-to for the yummiest of food and best of music to boot and we recommend you get tipsy on the wide variety of drinks available and fill your tummy up with cuisines from top notch eateries from all over the country! Foodies, you can’t miss this one! 

When | Friday - Sunday, 27th - 29th October
Where | Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Pragati Vihar
Timings | 12 - 10 PM 
Entry | Rs 250 
Book Your Tickets Online Here | http://bit.ly/2fKlrna
FB Event Deets | https://www.facebook.com/events/120721025242675/

Win Or Die: A Game Of Thrones Pub Quiz (27th October) 

The rains of Castamere have fallen, the dragons have begun their dance and the crows are set for the feast - it’s time to see where you stand and remember that there’s no middle ground! Yes, you figured it out right - there’s an all exclusive Game Of Thrones Quiz happening this month that all fans GOTTA be a part of. This GoT Pub Quiz at Tabula Beach Cafe will be followed by a GoT themed after party as well! WOOHOO! 

When | Friday, 27th October
Where | Tabula Beach Cafe - Khel Gaon Marg, Asiad Village 
Timings | 6:30 PM Onwards
Entry | Rs 1,000 
Book Your Tickets Online Here | http://bit.ly/2xR1K7T
FB Event Deets | https://www.facebook.com/events/1771160316246488/

P.S. - While you’re at it, check out our curated list of all the places in Delhi having crazy beer deals in honour of the Oktoberfest here

Now that we’ve sorted out all your weekends this October, which events are you hitting first?!