When in Lucknow, the concept of boredom just doesn't fit well. The city is enveloped in events and activities happening on a routine basis and Lucknow truly knows how to keep us engaged. Our perpetually empty pockets but a lit AF Instagram feed will tell you the same!
It's just the second week of the new year and we're already spoilt with choices when it comes to picking up an event or exploring the city offerings in layers. But if you're looking to delve into the world of art and culture, away from the generic events, Lucknow has something for you.
Lucknow is a host to Hunar Haat this year and it's taking place this month, till the 21st at Awadh Shilpgram. This cultural fair has something for everyone so whether you're looking for handcrafted pieces or a taste of diverse cuisines, you've gotta be here.
Hunar Haat aims to provide scores of exposure and employment opportunities to artisans, craftsmen and traditional culinary experts of the city and beyond. This event enables people to avail traditional handloom products and handicrafts of different parts of India, all under one roof.
Along with stalls of such products, these haats also comprise of delicacies from various parts of the country which are freshly churned out for foodies visiting here. This year they have set up stalls of goodies, sourced from most of the states in India so while attending this event, be prepped to witness diversity at its best.
Be it a daily-use bag for work, an embroidered carpet for your hall room or earthen showpieces to amp up your bedroom decor, you'll find it all here at economical price points. There are stalls of Kashmiri fabrics and clothing too, in case you wanna stock up your winter wardrobe.
That's not it.
When here and in search of grubs, your palate will be introduced to epicurean options, which will have you drooling at the mere sight of it. They have litti chokha from Bihar, authentic Lakhnavi chaat, halwa paratha from puraani Dilli, Rajsthani kachoris and so much more. All laid out at its full glory, making your new year diet resolutions a dream of the past!
But the best part of it all? Entry is free and open to everyone so be it a shopping sesh with your squad or a family day out, Hunar Haat is what you can explore! With a plethora of options keeping us at our toes here, Hunar Haat has us looped in and how.
Location: Awadh Shilpgram, Lucknow
Date: 10th-21st January 2020