Festival of India 2018


From performers and traditional foods, to authentic Indian clothing and genuine homeware, this vibrant festival offers you the chance to explore an exciting Indian Market – but without the cost of a plane ticket!

What Is It?

Take a trip through an authentic Indian market at the Festival of India. This is a one-of-a-kind shopping experience and promises to be an extravaganza of authentic Indian lifestyle, fashion, culture and cuisine. From performers and traditional foods to authentic Indian clothing and genuine homeware, this vibrant festival offers something for the whole family.

The kaleidoscope of colours, cultures, goods and flavours will take your breath away. See and buy an array of merchandise from across India including Chennai, New Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Jaipur, Pakistan, Rajasthan, Gujarat and much more. It will truly be like stepping into India, as all exhibitors will be coming from India itself to display their wares and delight your senses.

Bollywood in Johannesburg is what you will experience fashion-wise at the festival as exhibitors will be showcasing some of the latest and most intricate Indian fashion and jewellery designs. You’ll find detailed and exquisite saris, as well as perfectly cut and styled Punjabis. Walk the lanes of Montecasino, taking in the sights and sounds of true Indian fashions and accessories including prayer items, religious statues, astrological assortments and more.

Don’t leave the festival without sampling the spicy, flavourful and beautifully rich foods on offer throughout the festival. From entertainment and fashion to cosmetics and cuisine, you are bound to find it at the Festival of India.

When Is It?

Friday, 16 March 2018 – Sunday, 25 March 2018. Gates open from 11:00 to 21:00 daily.

Where Is It?

Outdoor events area at Montecasino, 01 Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost R20 per person at the door.

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