What is Diwali?
India's Largest Celebration of the Divine Triumph of Good Over Evil
The Festival of Lights is a state of mind - evoking prayers, festivities, and the buzz of the marketplace. HOUSTON DIWALI is an outdoor street FESTIVAL brimming with Fashion / Jewelry / Décor Stalls and Street Food Vendors. Apsaras (Heavenly Nymphs) greeting with Tilak, Rangoli (Indian Art) Mehendi (Henna Tattoos), Face Painting, Photo Booths, Parade of Rikshaws, and Maha Arti (candlelit mass prayers). Massive stage entertainment features a cultural explosion of Bollywood, Folk and Semi-Classical Dances, Comedy by the Crazy Masala Crew, and Live Concert by Bollywood Sensation SHAAN with a soul illuminating fireworks finale! Houstonians get ready for the festival of festivals – DIWALI! Halo Re Halo!
2023 VENUE WILL BE AT A MASSIVE INDOOR-OUTDOOR VENUE WITH FULL GLASS RETRACTABLE ROOF. OUR GOAL IS TO ALSO BRING DIWALI TO THE MAINSTREAM COMMUNITY. WE ARE TARGETING THE CULTURALLY DIVERSE SOUTH ASIAN ETHNIC CROWD OF ALL AGES.