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Diwali Lights Switch On


Diwali Lights Switch On

Celebrate a wonderful Diwali in Leicester with the illumination of the Diwali lights along Belgrave Road

The Switch On event features a traditional music and dance programme on the main stage, Diwali Village, annual Mela Rangoli exhibition and firework finale.

Visit the famous Diwali Village in Cossington Street Recreation Ground. The Village will be packed to the brim with fashion, jewellery, arts, crafts, henna and community information as well as children’s funfair, freebies and giveaways. Plus don’t miss the huge variety of tantalising traditional Indian snacks, delicious curries and drinks from across the Indian subcontinent. 

The Diwali community stage will dazzle you with dances and music to get you in the party mood. Watch dancers, singers and artists from across the region showcase their talents along with performances from local schools, dance academies and performing art groups. Take a ride on Leicester’s Wheel of Light - a 110-foot illuminated Ferris wheel, providing a birds-eye view of the spectacular lights along Belgrave Road.

And finally, the Diwali Light Switch On would not be the same without the spectacular aerial firework display which can be seen above Leicester’s Golden Mile and the surrounding area.


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Belgrave Road and Cossington Street Recreation Ground, Leicester, Leicstershire, LE4 6JD

Tel: +(0) 1164543600

Opening Times

Event Date: (1 Nov 2020)



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