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Biggest DESI Shopping & Entertainment Extravaganza in MD! Get ready for the festive Diwali season!

September 21st, 2024 (12pm - 8pm)  &  September 22nd, 2024 (11am - 7pm)
Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD  21794 

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Welcome to the festival of india

The Indian Cultural Association is proud to present the FESTIVAL OF INDIA – DIWALI MELA to celebrate our Culture, History, and Heritage. On September 21st and 22nd, 2024, all roads lead to Howard County Fairgrounds for a taste of all things Indian! 


A VISUALLY STUNNING CELEBRATION - The “Festival of India” brings the most flavorful, exciting, and diverse celebration of Indian culture in Maryland USA. This two-day event will be the largest festival in Maryland, attracting ~20,000 - 25,000 patrons from Howard and surrounding Counties under one roof to enjoy, celebrate and take pride in Indian culture - music, dance, food, clothing, jewelry, handicrafts, and more.


Top area restaurants will feature culinary delights from different parts of the Indian subcontinent. The shopping portion of the event will feature exhibitors from all over the East Coast who will be selling ethnic goods and services. The event will also feature Live Entertainment including DJ, Classical, Folk, and Bollywood Dance Performances, Open Mic & Open Dance Floor, Henna, and the showstopper FASHION SHOW! The KIDS CORNER will have Balloons, Facepaint, and MAGIC SHOW!


Sponsors, Vendors, and Performers - reach out to us at Events@ICAHoward.Org

or via phone at 410-567-6599. 

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