For a firecracker of a week, attend these 5 pre-Diwali events in Lucknow!

Jatin Shewaramani

Lucknowites, the festive season has finally arrived! As the entire city comes alive with vibrant energy and the pre-Diwali excitement fills the air, there are countless exciting activities and events to enjoy. To help you make the most of it, here's a curated list of the top 5 events in Lucknow happening this week-

Maatikala Mela 2023 (Nov 2 - 11)

This exhibition offers a delightful array of handcrafted clay items, including pots, vases, figurines, home decor pieces and idols. Additionally, you'll find a wonderful selection of Ganesh and Laxmi idols perfect for Diwali Puja.

Where: Khadi Vibhag, Near Dainik Jagran Chauraha, Tilak Marg, Hazratganj

Entry Free

Uttarakhand Mahotsav 2023 (Oct 31 - Nov 9)

The 3rd edition of Uttarakhand Mahotsav is back in town. With food stalls featuring mouthwatering varieties of Garhwali and Kumaoni meals and snacks, handicraft stalls, festivities, cultural events and more, this event is set to continue till November 9.

Where: Uttarakhand Mahotsav Sthal, Gomti Riverfront, Near Khatu Shyam Mandir

Entry Free

Lucknow Metro Diwali Carnival (Nov 6 - 10)

Whether you're looking for cutesy accessories to glam up your Diwali ensemble or shopping for festive essentials and home decor items, this exhibition has it all! Just head to Hazratganj Metro station between 10 AM to 10 PM to attend this superb affair.

Where: Hazratganj Metro Station

Metro ticket or pass required for visiting

Novembre Numerique Digital Exhibition (Nov 4 - 10)

Alliance Française Lucknow is showcasing a unique experience to the city by hosting a digital exhibition featuring VR-enabled digital artworks created by internationally acclaimed artists. Don't miss the opportunity to visit and enjoy this one-of-a-kind visual spectacle!

Where: Kala Srot Art Gallery, Aliganj

Entry Free

Shubh Aarambh Natya Utsav (Nov 7 - 8)

Bhartendu Natya Academy is currently hosting the Shubh Arambh Natya Utsav, a theatre festival showcasing stage plays directed by local theatre veterans. If you're a theatre enthusiast, make sure not to miss it!

Nov 7 - Play: Model Vihar dir. Lalit Singh Pokhriyal

Nov 8 - Play: Bhagwadjukkiyam dir. Suryamohan Kulshreshtha

Time - 6:30 onwards

Entry Free

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