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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 YOU MUST CHECKOUT

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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: 10th -16th October; 12pm – 10pm

Where: Blind Relief Association Campus, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg

Entry : Free

 

Defence Colony Diwali Mela

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

Where:  Gumbad Roundabout, Defence Colony Market

When: 14th October; 2pm – 10pm

Entry : Rs 50

 

Sunder Nagar Diwali Mela

This is one iconic Diwali Mela that has been making Diwali happier and brighter since 50 years. The ferries wheels, the magic shows, countless food stalls and shopping kiosks just creates an air of contagious festivity.

When: 14th -15th October; 4pm – 11pm

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

Entry: Rs 100

 

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: 16th -19th October; 10.30am – 10pm

Where: Delhi Haat, INA

Entry: Rs 20

 

Having a house party : Caterers for your diwali bash

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Bedazzled by Anandna Bhasin

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

Contact: Call +91 9818273939

Price: Starting at INR 700 per head

Find them on Facebook here

 

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.

Contact: +91 8800688826

Price: Starting at INR 500 per head {approx.}

Find them on Facebook here

 

The Supper Club

They cater small, intimate dinners, and go all the way up to massive parties. The services include live stations, chefs {including Chef Duggal himself} and servers. They can do BBQ’s, Italian and Mediterranean canopies {featuring finger food and small bites}, and Sri Lankan and Mangalorean food.

Contact: +91 9810011161

Price: Depending on how many courses you pick

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

Price: Starts at INR 1,500 per plate for a minimum of 35 people; goes up to INR 10,000 per plate for menus including sushi, caviar and imported meats.

Find them on Facebook here

 

The Feeding Concepts

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

Contact: +91 9810014550

Price: Starts at INR 1,200 per plate

Find them on Facebook here

 

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 checkout their Pan- Indian, continental and oriental cuisine offerings.

Contact: 91 9818332300

Price: Pick your theme, tell them your budget and they are sure to create magic

Find them on Facebook here.

 

Ziu Catering

Looking to for a real gastronomical experience for your special teen patti guests, from perfect plating to table decor they have you covered.

Contact: +91 9958677731

Price: Depending on how many courses you pick

Find them on Facebook here

 

This season’s must have : APPAREL

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 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

Leyla

Marrying the contemporary with traditional opulence, checkout Leyla for handcrafted fashion accessories – Bags, Stoles and Scarves, Jewelry and Juttis.

Find out more here

Nicobar

Checkout 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

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 our 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

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Sampada

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

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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

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JuttiChoo

The online store of Punjabi Juttis, JuttiChoo, is committed to glorify 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

 

WONDERING WHAT TO GIFT THIS DIWALI

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

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Artisan Palate

For flavoured Demerara sugars and Himalayan pink salts – interesting concept!

Find out more here

Baby Palatte

For quirky trays and storage baskets and wall hooks, Baby Palatte does all things quirky and fun.

Find out more here

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

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 centers in Belgian couverture chocolates, cookie boxes and some great options in gifting baskets, hampers and lots more.

Find out more here

Earthly Collections

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

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

Kulture Label

Ethically sourced and handpicked from craftsmen from small villages in Europe – checkout Kulture label for baskets, boxes,stools, trays, cake plates,lanterns and home accessories.

Find out more here

Mora Tara

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

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Niana

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

Find out more here

Purple Hathi

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

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 their brownies, biscotti, loaf cakes and salted caramel spread.

Find out more here

The Bombakery

Bombaykery always does a variety of hampers across budgets. Their Small Diwali hamper 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

Miam

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

Find out more here

The Collector’s Collection

From Candelabras to Quirky Wall décor, From Vintage posters to fine serveware, they never run out of options to cater to all your creative instincts to dress your home.

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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