EVENT SPOTLIGHT: Annual IndiaFest Set for March 5-6 at Wickham Park in Melbourne

family-friendly festival bringing focus and share the Indian culture, history and tradition

ABOVE VIDEO: Indiafest is one of Brevard’s favorite annual festivals and will celebrate its Silver Jubilee celebration March 5 and 6 in Wickham Park in Melbourne, located at 2500 Parkway Drive in Melbourne.

ABOVE VIDEO: Indiafest is one of Brevard’s favorite annual festivals and will celebrate its Silver Jubilee celebration March 5 and 6 in Wickham Park in Melbourne, located at 2500 Parkway Drive in Melbourne.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Indiafest is one of Brevard’s favorite annual festivals and will celebrate its Silver Jubilee celebration March 5 and 6 in Wickham Park in Melbourne.

This event is a fun family festival bringing focus on Indian culture, history and tradition.

It is a well-run festival with a fresh and new look every year due to a different theme presented each year showing the unique aspects of India. This year, IndiaFest will transport you to the desert village of India.

This event will be held during our extended hours on Saturday 6 p.m. to 9p.m.

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Supporting the Community

Indiafest is a non-profit, cultural organization, known for its charitable efforts to several local charities, including the parent organization, Manav Mandir, and aids in disaster recovery, nationally and internationally.

With support from the community, the organization have raised and donated $1.14 million to date and thanks the community for believing in their mission of spreading cultural harmony while helping worthy causes along the way.

This year the focus is to start a $100,000 endowment scholarship with Eastern Florida State College to afford tuition for deserving students who need a helping hand.

Stage Will Come Alive

Indiafest has something for everyone, from hands-on activities for the youths, to shopping for the adults, mouth-watering Indian cuisine, yoga demonstrations, and all-day entertainment for everyone to enjoy.

The Discover India booth will provide information and displays of various cultural nuances, significant places of interest, beauty and history of India’s architecture, culture and, landscape.

The stage will come alive with performances by our local artistes dancing to traditional folk, classical, and modern Indian music while the fashion show will be the highlight of the day.

The grounds will be buzzing with vendors selling jewelry, rich colorful ethnic garments, arts and crafts, music and videos. One can indulge in exotic Henna designs while, the aroma of tantalizing flavors of food being prepared entice the taste buds.

At Indiafest you will take away a part of India’s rich culture – be it arts and crafts, food, jewelry, music, dance, or clothes. You will be transcended, as you get a close up view of the traditional and vibrant aspects of the culture.

Tickets are $7 for adults, $3 for children under 12, and children under 5 are free.

For more information, log on to IndiaFestBrevard.org 

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