IndiaFest 2021 - Today at State Capitol
IndiaFest 2021 - Today at State Capitol
IndiaFest 2021 - Today at State Capitol

Experience India in a Day!

Don’t Miss IndiaFest 2021 Sat., August 14, Minnesota State Capitol Grounds


India Association of Minnesota (IAM) invites you to its annual IndiaFest, held at the Minnesota State Capitol grounds on August 14, from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.IndiaFest celebrates the rich heritage, traditions,  diversity, and culture of India. A FREE event open to all, this year’s festival is bigger and better than ever with internationally acclaimed Asian Indian dance and theater groups based in Minnesota as well as delectable Indian cuisine from local restaurants, foot-tapping live Bollywood music, exhibits, cultural displays, and an Indian bazaar.


Date: Saturday, August 14, 2021

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Venue: Minnesota State Capitol Grounds, Saint Paul

Admission: Free

Please support IndiaFest 2021.


Highlights of the festival

  • Food: Enjoy delicious cuisine from popular Twin Cities Indian restaurants.

  • Culture: Three of the biggest Indian dance and theater groups based in Minnesota perform at this year’s event. Immerse yourself in colorful Classical, Semi-Classical, Bollywood, and regional group performances.  

    • Registration deadline ended.

  • Exhibits & Parade: Visit booths with decoration, traditions, and culture from various regions of India, showcasing the diversity of India.  Experience the display of diversity in India at the parade. 

    • Registration ended

  • Activities: Fun activities for adults and kids. Enjoy henna or face painting, chess, or learn some skills in yoga and meditation. 

  • Bazaar: Shop for traditional Indian clothing, jewelry, and accessories.  

    • Please register here if you are interested in having a Bazaar booth 

  • Student Achievement Awards: Five awards to recognize High School students given at the event. 

    • Please find more details here 

Application Submission deadline: July 31st, 2021
  • Raffle Drawing: Giveaways from local Minnesota-area retailers.  

  • Admission is Free. 

If you are interested in being a volunteer at IndiaFest, please register here by July 31st, 2021

This activity is made possible by voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board and Minnesota Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
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