10 AMAZING Events In India *Every* Girl Should Plan For In 2017

10 AMAZING Events In India *Every* Girl Should Plan For In 2017
2017 is finally here and that means it’s time to block your calendars for some super fun and exciting events that you've been waiting for. And don't stress yourself - we are here to provide you all the information that you need in one single place. So whether you are a foodie, a music enthusiast or an avid reader, we’ve got a list of all the exciting events happening in 2017 you'll want to attend! Brace yourselves, for there’s a wild, wild year ahead of you…

1. Hot Air Balloon Festival

Venue: Hampi, Mysore and Bidar (Karnataka) Date: Dec 2016 - Jan 2017 About: The hot air balloon festival is seen as one of the most exciting events for adventure sports in India. This four-day long event sees a super high footfall of Indians and foreigners alike, who enjoy the thrill of aero sports. If you’re into trying something new this year, then it’s time to book your tickets! 1 exciting events happening in 2017

2. Desert Festival of Jaisalmer

Venue: Sam Sand Dunes, 42 kms from Jaisalmer, Rajasthan Date: To be confirmed About: The Jaisalmer Desert Festival is a three-day extravaganza to attract tourists and explorers who would want to experience the rich dessert culture. You would be able to experience the folk culture, shop at the local bazaars and observe local men and women dressed in traditional attire. This wouldn't be all though - some eccentric events like the Moustache contest, camel rides and camel tug of war are also lined up! To know more, click here.

3. Sula Fest

Venue: Sula Vineyards, Nashik, Maharashtra Date: 3rd-5th Feb 2017 About: Get, set, ready for an amazing weekend at the vineyards! Expect the perfect mix of drinks, food and music, experience outdoors in the Greek Style Amphitheatre... What are you waiting for? Mark your calendars! Oh and did we mention that the camping site is mystically set up amidst the vineyards? To know more, click here. 3 exciting events happening in 2017 (1)

4. Jaipur Lit Fest

Venue: Jaipur, Rajasthan Date: 15th-23rd Jan 2017 About: The Jaipur Literature Festival is the world’s largest free event of its kind and is often described as the ‘greatest literary show on Earth’. Celebrating writers from all over the world, this festival has hosted some of the most reputed and loved writers over the years, and is the perfect retreat for book lovers and budding authors. To know more, click here.

5. Palate Fest

Venue: New Delhi Date: 10th-12th Feb 2017
About: At one of India’s most celebrated culinary events, the Palate Fest, you can experience it all. From a wide range of delectable food to pop-up shops to cooking classes and workshops and the fun and frolic that comes with all of that. The Palate Fest is a full package experience in itself. To know more, click here. 5 exciting events happening in 2017

6. India Art Festival

Venue: New Delhi Date: 2nd-5th Feb, 2017 About: Are you an art lover? Then we’ve found your paradise! India Art Fair in New Delhi is a must visit for all art enthusiasts and artists. Representing Asia’s vast diversity, the Art Fair features exquisite work in photography, paintings, music, sculptures and many other forms of visual art. To know more, click here.

7. Pushkar Camel Fair

Venue: Pushkar Date: November 2017 About: Held every year around the time of the Kartik Purnima full moon, Pushkar Camel Fair is one of India’s most exclusive travel experiences. Known for its enormous scale, the Fair attracts more than 11,000 camels, horses and cattle and is visited by over 400,000 people, lasting over about two whole weeks. This festival is an opportunity for travellers to witness the enormity and vibrancy of the event with its traditional melas, bringing with it villagers, traders and livestock. You just can't afford to miss this one! To know more, click here.
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8. Mela Phulkari

Venue: Open Palm Court, India Habitat Centre Date: 8th-17th April 2017 About: The Mela is an ode to Punjab, interpreting its past and current socio-cultural stories through the art of Phulkari, which is an embroidery style from Punjab. This 10-day event, celebrates the vigour and vibrancy of Punjab, along with that of popular artists, who only add to the zeal of this event.

9. Himalayan Music Festival

Venue: Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh  Date: May 2017  About: Himalayan Music Fest brings music tourism to the Himalayan Ranges, connecting it to the rest of the world. Promoting local artists and showcasing their talent, this amazing festival is a must attend for all music enthusiasts. 9 exciting events happening in 2017

10. World Book Fair 2017

Venue: Pragati Maidan, New Delhi Date: 7th-15th Feb 2017 About: New Delhi World Book Fair, being held yearly for the past 44 years, is now a major calendar event in the publishing and readership world. The experience is worth waiting all year for - and it's only a month away! So even if you don't love reading books, go to this fair anyway. You might walk away with a new hobby! To know more, click here.
Which one of these are you booking first?! GIFs: Giphy, Tumblr