Kick off a Colorful Spring with a Holi Festival

Holi is a spring festival, also known as the festival of colors or the festival of sharing love. This spring festival is rooted in ancient Hindu tradition which bridges the social gap and renews relationships. While it is celebrated in India as a holiday with gift giving and good blessings, Holi festivals have recently spread through North America where guests delight in and Indian delicacies and dance, and revelers gather and throw colored powder and water at anyone in sight. You don’t want to miss out on this crazy colorful fun, so make sure to find a Holi festival near you!

RANA Holi Jam 2016 | Saturday, March 26, from 11am-3pm / 2016

Celebrate the festival of colors at Cardoza Park in Milpitas. Holi is a colorful and fun-filled festival with dancing, singing, and throwing of Organic powder colors. Children take special pleasure in spraying colors on one another with their pichkaris and throwing water balloons. Songs, dance on the rhythm of Dholak and mouthwatering Holi delicacies are the other highlights of the day. Parties are often organized where people dance to music and greet each other with colors.

Asha Stanford Holi 2015 by Tamer Shabani- Stanford '14

Asha Stanford Holi 2015 by Tamer Shabani- Stanford ’14

Asha Stanford’s Holi 2016 | April 2nd and April 3rd, 11 am – 3 pm / 2016

Head to Stanford Eucalyptus Grove and join in one of the biggest communal celebration of the Indian Spring festival in the Bay Area. This festival brings together a unique cultural experience with about 5,500 lbs of food-grade colors over 2 fun-filled days. Net proceeds from this event will go towards funding education projects for underprivileged children in India. A limited number of tickets will be on sale. Online ticketing will commence in mid-March.

Splashomania | Saturday, April 2, from 11am-3pm / 2016

Piya M . says, ““I have lived in the US for the past 11 years, this was by far the best Holi I have had in all these years.” Gather friends and family and dance to the chartbusting Bollywood numbers in nearby Sunnyvale while you immerse yourself into more than 5,000 pounds of bio-colors at one of the biggest BOLLYWOOD dance HOLI celebration in the United States. ​Read more great reviews on Yelp!


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