Chariot Festival of India – Sunday Aug 19

The 37th annual edition of the Chariot Festival of India will be held this Sunday, August 19. Live music, dancing, yoga and a vegetarian feast are the main attractions. Don’t miss out on the parade, which starts at 11:30 a.m. and goes along Beach Avenue toward Stanley Park.

The festival portion of the event starts at 1 p.m. on Second Beach. Two stages will showcase live South Asian music and theatre as well as classical Bhartnatyam dancers. Inside brightly colored tents, you can also find exhibits on culture and fashion, as well as a kids’ area with face painting, and henna tattoos.