Diwali Mela

Image shows lightings in night sky with people dancing on a square

Experience the magic of Diwali Mela: A family-friendly festival of lights and unity!

Join us and celebrate the victory of good over evil. We'll be bringing together thousands of people from different cultures and backgrounds to experience the magic of the festival of lights, right here in the heart of our city.

There will be an explosion of music, dance, food, and a mesmerising laser light show. But that’s not all!

What to Expect

  • Vibrant stalls: Discover a world of cultural treasures as you explore a wide array of stalls featuring art, crafts, and more.
  • Family fun: Engaging activities for tamariki, ensuring every member of the family has a blast.
  • Delicious delicacies: Savour the rich flavours of Indian cuisine, from traditional favourites to mouth-watering treats.
  • Projection mapping: Immerse yourself in a visual feast that blends tradition and innovation.
  • Energetic performances: Witness captivating traditional dances and performances.
  • Epic laser light show: Prepare to be spellbound by a mesmerising laser light display that paints the night sky.
  • Community dance party: Let loose and dance the night away! 


  • Saturday, 18 November 2023 | 05:00 PM - 10:30 PM


Te Marae o Hine - The Square, Te Marae o Hine - The Square, Palmerston North Central, 4410, View Map

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