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Get Diwali Ready With This Awesome Festive Guide – Melas,Caterers, Hampers & More!

This Diwali, we’re giving you the perfect Festive guide

 

Where to shop, eat, entertain and participate to make it a Diwali to remember with family and friends.

 

DIWALI MELAS | HOME CATERERS| DIWALI HAMPERS | GIFTS | ETHNIC WEAR

 

DIWALI MELAS YOU MUST CHECKOUT

 

Diwali Melas In Delhi

 

Blind School Diwali Mela

One of the most popular melas in the city, The Blind School Mela this year will have on offer, home decor, handmade chocolates, organic stores and traditional clothes, in addition to the usual collection of designer diyas, lanterns, hanging lights, candles and lots of colourful decor to add sparkle to your homes this season

When: 29th October -4th November; 12pm – 8pm

Where: Blind Relief Association Campus, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg,New Delhi

 

Defence Colony Diwali Mela

Known for it’s lively and fun-filled atmosphere, colourful canopies, innumerable food and shopping kiosks, dance performances, gaming stalls and a DJ for the little dancing feet.

Where: Gumbad Roundabout, Defence Colony Market, New Delhi

When: 28th – 29th October ; 4pm – 10pm

 

Sunder Nagar Diwali Mela

This is one iconic Diwali Mela that has been making Diwali happier and brighter for 50 years. The Ferris wheels, the magic shows, countless food stalls, crazy range of handicrafts, Diwali decorations, jewellery, floating candles, and tons more, make for an unparalleled festive vibe!

When: 3rd – 4th November ; 4pm – 11pm

Where: Sunder Nagar Colony Park, Public School, Sunder Nagar, New Delhi

 

Delhi Haat Diwali Bazaar

The already buzzing Dilli Haat transforms into a festive shopping oasis with the Diwali Bazaar. You’ll find everything from clothes and accessories to home decor and handicraft products. The food stalls remain as delicious and inviting as ever. Head here to kick off Diwali prep in appropriate festive fashion!

When: 2nd – 7th November ; 11am – 9pm

Where: Delhi Haat, INA, New Delhi

 

Dastkar, Festival Of Lights

Ethnicity galore – handicrafts, woven textiles, traditional paintings and artisan creations from all over the country and cultural activities – You’ll surely walk off with loaded shopping bags.

When: 20th October – 1st November; 11am – 7: 30 pm

Where: Kisan Haat, Andheria Modh, Chhattarpur, New Delhi

 

Grand Diwali Mela, DLF Saket

You’ll find everything from clothes and accessories to home decor and handicraft products. Hop into the mall or shop at The Plaza – it’s a festive shopping oasis at the Grand Diwali Mela this year.

When: 1st – 5th November ; 12pm – 10:00 pm

Where: DLF Place, Press Enclave Road, Saket, New Delhi

 

Grand Diwali Mela—Adaah, Epicentre

Amazing & trendy fashion stalls, scrumptious food junctures, fun games, and remarkable kiosks -we say, bookmark the dates and scamper over!

When: 2nd – 4th November; 11: 00 am – 8:00 pm

Where: Epicentre, Ground Floor, Apparel House, Sector 44, Gurgaon

 

Meri Dilli Utsav, Dilli Haat Pitampura

Cultural performances, 200 stalls of home decor, food, Diwali gifts, plenty of games and activities, this mela promises to keep the festivities lively and extravagant!

When: 2nd – 4th November; 4: 00 pm – 11:00 pm

Where: Dilli Haat, Netaji Subhash Palace, Pitampura, New Delhi

 

The Diwali Edit, DLF Mall Of India

Bookmark it for scoring ethnic fashion and festive decor like no other in Noida. So steer your wheels to the Diwali edit for tons of family fun and shopping!

When: 3rd – 4th November; 12: 00 pm – 9:00 pm

Where: DLF Mall Of India, Noida

 

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Having a house party: Caterers for your Diwali bash

 

Diwali Caterers

 

United Catering Services

From chaat counters to sushi bars, they take care of everything so that you can win lots on and off the cards table! Don’t forget to check out their Pan- Indian, continental and oriental cuisine offerings.

Contact: 91 9818332300

Find them on Facebook here

 

Bedazzled by Anandna Bhasin

From Lebanese to Thai – they’ve got a special Diwali menu for a casual get-together.

Contact: Call +91 9818273939

Find them on Facebook here

 

Lettuce Eat

For Tikkas and kebabs and everything else, you want to add to the menu for your special lawn Diwali party. They are based at Chattarpur, New Delhi

Contact: Call +91 +91 8742905050

Find them on Facebook here

 

Wincey Caterers

For your North Indian & South Indian binge party! They do a stellar job of tikkas in particular {they bring the skewers, coal et al}. They also provide cutlery and servers; all you have to do is point them to your kitchen and enjoy your party. They are based in Sainik Farms

Contact: Call +91 9310106707

 

ThaiCrate

Amazing packaging and on-time delivery, If you’re looking for something different for your Diwali party, you could give them a call. They’re willing to prepare fresh Thai fare for up to 25 people. As for the services, although it’s not part of their package, they’re willing to arrange something, provided you give them ample notice. They are based in New Delhi.

Contact: +91 8800688826

Find them on Facebook here

 

Chef’s Kitchen by Chtra Shharma

For all your Indian and Awadhi food cravings, this place has their packing, serving and meal planning bang on. They are based in Gurgaon.

Contact: +91 99583 11333

Find them on Facebook here

 

The Basil Kitchen

Olive’s favourite chef Raman Kohli’s own kitchen serves up everything classy, chic and unique – from lychee shot with wasabi and feta to mutton seekh served out of a pomegranate base shot glass. They are sure to have your guests fed in style.

Contact: +91 9811820807

Find them on Facebook here

 

The Feeding Concepts

Ocean Blue Crabs, Sushi, Cheese Platters, Live stations, dinnerware, servers and more! For a cosy home party or an elaborate fare, pre-book them and they’ll take care of the rest.

Contact: +91 9810014550

Find them on Facebook here

 

Zorrae Kitchen

Looking to rent a barbeque to do some awesome grills at your Diwali bash while your guests get lucky on the table, book them and they’ll send the meats, a helper and the grill.

Contact: +91 9818032460

Find them on Facebook here

 

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Cookies, Cakes, Champagne, Pickles & Tea: Score The Prettiest, Yummiest Diwali Hampers From These Places

 

Diwali Gift Guide Hampers

 

Addicted

Cranberry white chocolate biscotti, Nutella and sea salt brownies, cheese croissants, and spiced carrot walnut cake – these are just a few things up for grabs, which perfectly complement the fall-winter and Diwali vibes.

If you like things fresh from the bakery, then grab a few of these hampers from Addicted.

Find out more here

 

Ambrosia by Ritu Gupta

Add a touch of sweet to your Diwali with our dessert hampers. A combination of brownies, bars, cookies and lots of others goodies to choose from. Customise your flavours and make it the perfect Diwali giveaway.

Find out more here

 

Aamra

Flavourful artisanal condiments by the women of Nari Shiksha Kendra. Dips, Sauces, Pickles and more – curate a box for either a breakfast spread or a nacho kind of evening!

Find out more here

 

Diwali Gift Guide Hampers

 

Dezertfox

Be innovative this Diwali and gift these yummies instead! The premium dessert cafe, Dezertfox, has come up with a range of gifting options including signature boxes of chocolates, different flavours of molten centres in Belgian couverture chocolates, cookie boxes and some great options in gifting baskets, hampers and lots more.

Find out more here

 

Honey & Dough

These festive hampers will take care of all your gifting woes. Not only do they come with delicious cookies and spicy fox nuts, but their packaging is pretty too (you really don’t have to worry about anything).

Find out more here

 

I say Organic

Ditch the sugary sweets and go for a Super Diwali Basket which comes loaded with oils, spices, tea, nuts and health-bars. Speaking of healthy, these organic baskets for the kitchen are also brilliant for calorie-aware peeps.

Find out more here

 

Diwali Gift Guide Hampers

 

Miam

For Madeleines, Belgian Chocolate Tarts and Sablés! A different take on Diwali sweets this season.

Find out more here

Sugarama

With extravagant designs and truly melt in your mouth goodness, Sugarama gets its Signature Belgian Chocolates right every time. So, when stuck for delicious Diwali gifting options, look no further than their Truffle Boxes. Packed in bright, happy festive boxes, Sugarama can help you with brownies, biscotti, loaf cakes and salted caramel spread.

Find out more here

 

The Bombaykery

Bombaykery always does a variety of hampers across budgets. Their Small Diwali hampers comprising cheese sticks, granola, almond biscotti and brownies make it to our pick of the perfect Diwali hamper.

Find out more here

 

The Gourmet Jar

The Gourmet Jar does 100% natural and homemade jams, mustards, preserves, relishes and spreads made with love and care and delivered right to your homes! No artificial flavours or preservatives are added and we love their innovative flavours and modern design.

Find out more here

 

San-Cha Tea Boutique

From Jasmine White To Masala Chai: These Hampers From San-Cha Tea Boutique Make For Lovely Gifts for your tea-loving bff.

Find out more here

 

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For The Love Of Décor Items & All things Quirky:: Perfect fix for all your ‘Oh-so-Lovely’, Quirky & Organic Diwali Gifts

 

Diwali Gifts

 

Anyque

This multi-brand gifting store inside Select Citywalk Mall has everything you’re looking for this Diwali, from divinity-related items and sculptures to a home section with platters, trays, tea lights and crockery sets.

Where: Select City Mall, Saket, New Delhi ( right next to Zara)

 

Blooming Buds

A Place for all Plant Lovers. They specialize in Indoor, Outdoor Plants and Green Favors for your loved Ones.

Find out more here

 

Earthly Creations

For colourful tealight diyas checkout Earthly collections. They are perfect to light Up the ambience – suitable for gifting–can be used Indoors and Outdoors.

Find out more here

 

Flora & Belle

Reusable baskets, trays and above all growing green gifts that you could consider giving family and friends.

Find out more here

 

Mora Taara

They have a large collection of products available at their store in Gurgaon, as well as online. Whether you’re looking at lamps, plants, home decor, kitchenware or clothes, you’ll be able to find it all.

Find out more here

 

Diwali Gifts

Niana

For dreamy candle names, fragrance and soy candles- this one needs no further introduction.

Find out more here

 

Purple Hathi

This one is for artsy friends who will jump with joy at the sight of hand-illustrated fabrics and aesthetically-pleasing prints.

Find out more here

 

Tatsat

Tatsat ( a socially conscious store) is bursting with an array of handicrafts and knick-knacks from different artisans across the country. For all the last minute gift shopping you need to get done, they have you covered for chunky accessories, dainty silver jewellery, organic soaps and cosmetics, quirky stationery, saris, stoles, clutches, oil diffusers and a wide variety of home décor items.

Where: Hauz Khas Main Market, New Delhi

Find out more here

 

The Silvermist

Delicate, aesthetic, yet high on utility – that’s what The Silvermist epitomizes. They customize and personalize handcrafted sylvan boxes, wall decors, pen stands, notebooks, trays, frames, lit-up letters and more. All of their stuff is made with different types of wood and so artistic that you’ll want to buy it all.

Find out more here

 

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This season’s must have : APPAREL

 

Diwali Wear

 

Amazish

Stand out this festive season with asymmetrical cuts and designs that scream elegance and distinctive style. For every woman who loves to keep it stylish and experiment with her look, this outfit is definitely going to make you the centre of attention and envy.

Find out more here

 

Nicobar

Check out their recently launched festive collection – it’s simple, sophisticated and screaming elegance.

Find out more here

 

Maisara Clothing

Nothing speaks easy elegance quite like Maisara Clothing’s festive wear. prints, colour, pop and chic – they’ve got you completely covered for however, you choose to dress this festive season.

Find out more here

 

Mesmora

This store literally brings Gujrat to Delhi with their woven in khadi garments. Soft fabrics, angrakhas in the most stunning ombres , flowy skirts or fitted churidars, and dupattas that will make you drool!

Find out more here

 

Nineteen 89

Designed with a balance of traditional techniques & patterns along with innovative western silhouettes – their contemporary pret line has an understated sense of sophistication and style.

Find out more here

 

Purple Panchi

Looking to add a pop of colour and a dash of vibrancy to your wardrobe, bookmark Purple Panchi- a place that spins traditional design into stunning outfits.

Find out more here

 

Rang

Brocades, chiffons, gotta, Rajasthani tie and dye, leheriya, and gentle embellishments are the trend at Rang. We promise you will be spoilt for choice.

Find out more here

 

Sampada

For block print designs that enhance our rich history of textiles.Check out their Kumud collection for some traditional and ethnic festive wear that you can flaunt during the festive season.

Find out more here

 

Tilfi Benaras

The perfect accompaniment to a soiree under the stars! Their captivating banarsi sarees and dupattas are handcrafted to perfection with delicate zari vines and hued flowers – absolutely stunning for the festive season.

Find out more here

 

Ulupi

Colourful, ethnic and sparkly Indian wear- your perfect fix for the festive season.

Find out more here

 

This season’s must-have: FOOTWEAR

 

Diwali Footwear

 

Needle Dust

The obvious choice when you’re not in a mood to wear heels. Super comfy and super pretty! This one needs no further introduction. Find out more here

 

JuttiChoo

Say ‘hello’ to Jimmy Choo’s long-lost Punjabi cousin -this store of Punjabi Juttis, is committed to glorifying the royalty and magnificence of this footwear. Find out more here

 

Pastels & Pop

Dress it up or dress it down, their colours and designs have the potential to amp up any ordinary outfit and change it from ordinary to shinny! Go on and add a pop of jazz to your outfits. Find out more here

 

The Haelli

For hand-painted juttis and funky prints. Find out more here

 


 

Well most importantly, while you’re busy entertaining and shopping – remember to teach your little one the art of giving and caring.  Friends and family over – let your child play mini host.

 

Home and wardrobe cleaning time- teach your kids the importance of donating clothes to a place that needs it more than you do. Want to donate, you could visit Pink Chain Foundation here

 

So, put on those extra kilos, look your dazzling best and win big on the table!

 

Here’s wishing you and your loved ones a VERY HAPPY DIWALI!

 

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