Food Festival in Delhi

Food Festival in DelhiDelhi is a paradise of food lovers. Delhi-ites’ love for food can be figured out by the growing number of restaurants and popularity of food festivals organized by hotels and restaurants in the city.  Delhi government organizes a week long food festival to showcase the famous food from all over the country at Baba Kharak Singh Marg called, ‘Dilli ke Pakwaan’. One can relish chaats, kebabs, and curries in just one roadside stretch. You can gorge on the platters of famous 'Chandni Chowk ka Chilla Bhandar',  'Daulat ki Chaat' and 'Tilak Raj di Kulfi'. The latest edition of the festival added another attraction called ‘Khao Gali’ that adds to the love and charm for street foods.

Another lip-smacking and much awaited food festival of Delhi is, ‘The Street Food Festival’, organized by the National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI). The aim of the festival is to aid the causes of street food vendors and promoting healthy and hygienic food vending practices. Last year the festival saw about 50 street food stalls from various states of India. Makke ki roti with saag, fish, putta and egg curry, medu vada and Jharkhand banana jalebi were a few good delicacies that added to the magic of this festival.
There are many other food festivals individually celebrated by the hotels and restaurants of Delhi. Here is a list of a few festivals from famous eating outlets and hotels.

  • Nadar Cuisine Fest - Welcome Hotel Sheraton, Saket
  • The Great Goan Food Festival - The Mix By the BrewMaster, Kirti Nagar
  • Steak & Wine Fiesta Eggspectation - Jaypee Vasant Continental, Vasant Vihar
  • The Delhi Tea & Coffee Festival - Hotel Ashok, Chanakyapuri
  • Midnight Biryani Festival - Yellow Brick Road, New Delhi
  • World Chicken Festival Haute Saute - The Fusion Cafe,Greater Kailash

International Mango Festival of Delhi

Mango Festival in DelhiDid you that there are 1100 varieties of mangoes available! Delhi celebrates this fact by organizing event that features more than 500 varieties of mangoes in International Mango Festival. The event is held annually at Delhi Haat Pitampura, as the summer sets in. Delhi Government in affiliation with the department of tourism makes the festival come alive with activities like mango eating competitions, mango tasting, and mango folk performances etc. One can also purchase processed mango food items like jams, pickles, juices, aam panna, and aam papad.

Music Festivals in Delhi

Music Festival in Delhi

Delhi Classical Music Festival

Department of Art, Culture and Languages presents this festival annually at Kamani Auditorium for five days with the objective of promoting classical music of the country.

Amarrass Desert Music Festival

Two day Amarrass Desert Music Festival of Delhi has a great international presence and is influenced by the great music cultures of deserts of the globe.

Jahan-e-Khusrau

Jahan-e-Khusrau is a 3 day annual music festival presented by Rumi Foundation. The festival presents World Sufi Music and gathers many music maestros, since 2001.

Sharad Utsav

This festival is a musical delight organized by Delhi Tourism. Sharad Utsav is an acclaimed festival of Indian  classical music.

Shriram Shankarlal Music Festival

Shriram Shankarlal Music Festival is a 3 Day event   celebrated in the month of February. This isone of the oldest music festivals of the country held at Kamani Auditorium in  Copernicus Marg from lat six decades.

Youth Festival in Delhi

Youth Festival in DelhiYouth Festival of Delhi is an initiative of Delhi Tourism department to stage the talent in the youth of the country. The event is held at Central Park in New Delhi each year and celebrates classical music and dance performances by country’s youth. One gets to see all sorts of performances from western to eastern bands and dances. Various Government and Non-government agencies support under-privileged children and youngsters to stage their talent. Children from various schools and college take part in the event.

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    Ankush from Faridabad 1377 Days ago

    a very nice article and thanks for giving the information about food festival celebrated in delhi city.

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    Foodie from Barsoi 1451 Days ago

    What people do exactly in Food festival ? Who can participate in Food festival ?
    I am from Village and i want a competition on who can eat how much and i gaurantee that no one can eat as much i eat.

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    delhionline.in Expertfrom 1137 Days ago

    Hi! You can visit the venue to know in detail about the procedure to participate in food festival.

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    Giuseppe Di Martinofrom Palermo 296 Days ago

    Hello,do you know the exact date and address of the next Mango Festival 2018 in New Delhi? Many thanks!Giuseppe Di Martino

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