Every year comes with a bunch of festivals and events and 2020 is not an exception. Instead, entailing as many as 18 long weekends, 2020 is one of the best years to make travel plans. And if that inspires you to backpack, here are 10 events, cultural festivals in India in 2020 you shouldn’t miss.
1. International Kite Festival
Whether you know how to fly a kite or not, staring at the sky partially covered with crafty kites is something you would invariably want to witness. And Gujarat is making sure you do. So make sure you mark present at the venue.
Venue – Tourism Corporation Of Gujarat Limited, Udyog Bhavan, in Jaipur
Date – 7th to 14th January 2020
2. Sula Fest
Maharastra is hosting its 13th edition of Sula Fest and this time there’s more than just music and food. Over the weekend you can indulge in activities like stomp on grapes, camp under a sky full of stars, witness sunrises, enjoy foot massages, tarot card reading and more at one of the most anticipated events on 2020.
Venue – Sula Vineyards, Gat 36/2, Govardhan Village, Off, Gangapur-Savargaon Rd, Nashik, Maharashtra
Date – 1st and 2nd February 2020
3. Pet Fed
Pet Fed is another festival hosted by Maharastra. Four-legged furry friends attended the festival in huge numbers with whom you can play and click selfies. There are many activities planned both for the animals and the people.
Venue – JVPD Grounds- 30, Delve Rd, Juhu, Mumbai
Date – 11th to 12th January 2020
Like every year, Mughal Gardens at the Rashtrapati Bhavan will open its gates for the general public this year too. The gardens expose its visitors to over 10,000 tulips, 137 varieties of roses and more than 70 types of seasonal flowers.
Venue – Rashtrapati Bhawan, President’s Estate, New Delhi
Date – 6th February to 10th March 2020
5. Jaipur Literature Festival
Also the world’s largest free literary festival, the festival in India is a great spot to be if you are a book lover. The event is attended by thinkers, politicians, writers, business leaders and entertainers engaging in fruitful debates.
Venue – Diggi House, Shivaji Marg, Sawai Ram Singh Rd, C Scheme, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Date – 23rd to 27th January 2020
6. Delhi Music Festival
Delhi music festival is all that the name suggests. A night to experience the best of fashion shows, music events and exhibitions. Make sure you are present to experience the best of one of the most celebrated events in India
Venue – Talkatora Indoor Stadium, New Delhi
Date – 14th-16th February 2020
7. India Art Festival
India enjoys a world-renowned history with art and multiple of its forms come together at the Indian Art Festival. The festival will showcase the best of sculptures and paintings by the leading art galleries from across the country.
Venue – Nehru Centre Art Gallery- Discovery Of India Building, Ground Floor, Dr Annie Besant Rd, Lotus Colony, Worli, Mumbai
Date – 9th to 12th January 2020
8. Goa Carnival
A list of festivals and no mention of Goa? That doesn’t even sound nice. So here it’s, the Goa Carnival which is all about music, dance, horse-drawn carriages, floats and lots of fun. So be present for the experience of a lifetime.
Venue – Goa
Date – 22nd – 25th February
9. International Yoga Festival
Yoga, as a way of life, has garnered enormous attention in the past few years. And to learn the same, head to Rishikesh this year. The event is attended by people from across the globe seeking spiritual and mental calmness through Yoga.
Venue – Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh
Date – 1st-7th March 2020
10. ELP Food & Music Fest
Two of your favourite things, food and music, comes at a single place to offer a lifetime experience. Some of the biggest names from the food and music industry will entertain both your feet and taste buds.
Venue – DLF Emporio, Vasant Kunj, Delhi
Date – 1st-2nd February 2020
What event or festival in 2020 you are going to?