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Diwali San Antonio

Diwali San Antonio

Experience culture.

Be a part of one of the largest Indian festivals in the country. Diwali San Antonio draws thousands of people to the Alamo City to celebrate this ancient Indian festival also known as the Festival of Lights.  

Celebrate Diwali San Antonio

Experience the authentic traditions and culture of India right here in San Antonio. DiwaliSA originally started in 2009 to celebrate the Sister-City relationship between San Antonio and Chennai, India. This unique and unforgettable experience features traditional Indian dance, entertainment, as well as food and merchant booths from various parts of India. Authentic Indian attire, exquisite Indian dishes, and dances from all over India await. Be sure to catch the ceremonial lighting of candles and watch them float the River Walk. End the night with a spectacular display of fireworks that are sure to leave lasting memories.

Diwali Dancers in Traditional Attire

Common Questions

What is Diwali?
Also known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali is an Indian celebration commemorating the triumph of good over evil, light over dark, and knowledge over ignorance. At this event, Indian culture is celebrated with traditional Indian dance and entertainment.

When is DiwaliSA?
DiwaliSA is a single-night festival. This year the festival will be Saturday, November 6, 2021, at Hemisfair. Learn more about DiwaliSA here.

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