The incredible Diwali melas in Delhi are back! Full of colour, lights and everything festive, these Diwali melas are an intrinsic part of this season. While there are several Diwali melas all over the city, there are a few which stand out in the crowd. From handicraft items, wedding wear and Diwali decor to delicious street food, there’s something for everyone at these Diwali melas.

If you’re trying to pick and choose your Diwali melas this year, we suggest you keep this list handy. These are some of the best Diwali melas in Delhi this year.

1. Meri Dilli Utsav

A 3-day extravaganza of entertainment, shopping and food, the Meri Dilli Utsav at Dilli Haat Pitampura will have 200 stalls this year. Go with your entire family and spend the whole day there. We know you won’t get bored.

Venue: Dilli Haat Pitampura

Date: October 18 – 20

Time: 4pm – 10pm

2. 10th Grand Diwali Mela – ADAAH

The Diwali mela at Epicentre has been a staunch favourite with Gurugram’s residents for years now. With an excellent selection of jewellery, clothes, home decor items, and a lot more, we’re not surprised at its popularity. If you’re looking for great deals and finds in Gurugram, this is where you need to be.

Venue: Epicentre Apparel House, Sector 44, Gurugram

Date: October 18 – 20

Time: 11am – 8pm

3. Blind School Diwali Mela

This is one of the best Diwali melas in Delhi and sees a large footfall over a whole week. Some of the most popular names in home decor, apparel, jewellery and gifting in Delhi put up stalls at the Blind School Diwali mela. You will also find some exquisite handicraft items here.

Venue: Blind School Grounds, Near Oberoi Hotel

Date: October 18 – 24

Time: 10am – 8pm

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4. Sunder Nagar Diwali Mela

One of the oldest Diwali melas in Delhi, the Sunder Nagar mela has a charm of its own. Unlike the frenzy of other Diwali melas, the Sunder Nagar Diwali mela is more laidback and relaxed. Browse through the collections on display, and let your kids enjoy the open space.

Venue: Colony Park, Sunder Nagar, Mathura Road

Date: October 19 – 20

Time: 4pm onwards

5. Festival of Lights by Dastkar

Dastkar supports Indian craftspeople by showcasing their skills and giving them financial stability. Because of the unique, hand-crafted wares on display, Dastkar’s fair has rightfully earned its place in the list of the top Diwali melas in Delhi. If you want to pick up some exquisite stuff for your home, this is one of the best spots in Delhi.

Venue: Nature Bazaar, Andheria Modh, Desu Colony, Chhatarpur

Date: On till October 23

Time: 11am – 7.30pm

6. Dilli Haat Diwali Bazaar

Dilli Haat is always lively and beautiful. Add the fervour of Diwali to this mix, and you get the perfect Diwali mela. The best part is that after all the shopping, you can choose cuisines by region. Have appetisers from the north-east, lunch from the south and dessert from the west. Can you think of a better pre-Diwali outing?

Venue: Dilli Haat INA

Date: October 16 – 27

Time: 10.30am – 10pm

7. Preet Vihar Diwali Mela

If you live in East Delhi, this Diwali mela should find a place on your list. Your kids can have their own fun at the rides while you shop. You will also find some delicious options for food at the massive food court here.

Venue: CBD Ground, Near Leela Ambience Hotel

Date: October 19 – 20

Time: 6pm – 11pm

8. Grand Diwali Mela @ DLF Promenade

Since this shopping bonanza is nearly a month long, you can always find time for it till the end of October. There are some great discounts and gift hampers for grabs here. If you’re a big shopper, you can also win big at this Diwali extravaganza at DLF Promenade.

Venue: The Bridge, DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj

Date: On till October 31

Time: 11am – 10.30pm

We know it’s a tough choice to make. So why not make the most of the Diwali melas in Delhi and visit all through the month? Since you will be meeting friends and family at these Diwali melas, buy a gift for them. Click here for our 2019 Diwali gifting guide.

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