Saturday, March 30, 2019
Klyde Warren Park, Dallas TX
11 AM - 6PM

Experience India’s vast cultural and spiritual heritage at Klyde Warren Park. Enjoy live music and dance performances, along with traditional eats, games, and activities for the entire family.
** FREE Admission **

A celebration of reuniting hearts and a magical family event for all.
Join in and celebrate one of India's ancient festivals.

The Festival of Joy – also celebrated as the Festival of Chariots, or Ratha Yatra – has its roots in ancient India and the bhakti tradition and is celebrated in major cities all across the world.

Krishna, a Sanskrit name for God, has been away from His childhood home since he became King. When his best friends decide to visit his kingdom, they see him in his fancy royal outfits and feel he is a stranger. In their longing, they pick up the ropes that yoke the horses to his grand chariot and affectionately force him to return home with them.

This festival is a chance for us to do the same – to reconnect and celebrate family and friends – while feeling that same joy.

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EVENT INFO

WHEN?

Saturday, March 30, 2019
11 AM - 6 PM

Ratha Yatra Parade begins
11 AM

WHERE?

Klyde Warren Park,
Dallas, TX

BOOTHS & ACTIVITIES

Family Fun | 12 PM - 6 PM

Have a day full of laughter and games for the entire family – Indian themed face-painting, arts and crafts & magic shows for children of all ages.

Yoga in the Park | 11 AM - 6 PM

Join some of Dallas’ leading yogis for yoga in the Park.

Eastern Philosophy & Meditation
11 AM - 6 PM

Harmonize the inner joy in your heart through the secrets of India’s philosophy and meditation practices.

Ayurveda Health | 12 PM - 6 PM

Learn more about this holistic approach to health that allows you to become a balanced, vital, happy person with the least amount of effort.

Taste of India | 11 AM - 6 PM

Taste the Festival of Joy in the delicious, authentically Indian foods prepared with love.

Experience India | 11 AM - 6 PM

Your passport to India – Transport yourself to India and Try-on-a-Sari and Turban, or create your own block-print, and have Mehndi (henna) designs drawn on your hand.

Free photo booths to remember all the fun.

Vedic Astrology | 11 AM - 6 PM

Understand the influence of the planets on your life and how to harness it for your happiness.

Individual consultations / readings for a donation.

ENTERTAINMENT

Rath Yatra Parade | 11 AM - 2 PM

Take part in a re-enactment of the centuries old procession that brought Krishna back home.

Live Music | 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Live performances incorporating
Musical acts include:
- Gaura Vani
- The Mayapuris
- Sangeet Millenium Ensemble
- Shanta Mishra

Dances & Performing Arts | 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Enjoy traditional folk & classical dances from all across India.

Performances by:
- The Temple Dancers
- Odissi by Krishnaveni Putrevu
- Bharatanatyam by Praveena Vajja
- Bharatanatyam by Krithika Balasubramaniam
- Folk Dance by Alaknanda Dance Foundation

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