Diwali Celebration Takes Over Downtown San Antonio with River Parade, Cultural Performances and Fireworks

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B. KAY RICHTER
  • B. Kay Richter
Celebrate the annual Hindu Festival of Lights with a fete featuring authentic Indian cuisine, culture and color. The fest includes a river parade, a showcase of Indian dance and the traditional Diya Ceremony, in which candles are lit and floated in water, all capped off with a brilliant fireworks display. If you want to kick it off and really party, you can jump into some Bollywood Zumba or a Bhangra dance-along!

Free, Sat Nov. 3, 5pm-midnight, Hemisfair (434 S. Alamo St.) & Arneson River Theater (418 Villita St.), diwalisa.com.

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