Delhi Delights: Best Events This Weekend

From cricket screenings, water activities to unique art practices, find out the best event to head out to on this weekend in Delhi
A view of the Safdarjung Tomb, Delhi
A view of the Safdarjung Tomb, DelhiShutterstock

Alongside the usual heritage walks, film screenings, nature trails, and music events, the city's event calendar this weekend offers a refreshing array of activities. Whether it's exploring historical lanes on a heritage walk, enjoying open-air film screenings under the stars, or strolling through lush parks on nature trails, there's something for everyone. However, the newest trend captivating Delhiites is water activities, from paddle boating on serene lakes to plunging down water slides at aquatic parks—a perfect way to cool off and have fun with friends. Find out the top events to head out to this weekend in the city as you recline on this Friday evening and think of how to spend the weekend.

Join An Colourful Dance Festival

A Karna performance in progression
A Karna performance in progression

Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra is an Indian cultural institution that runs a school for music, dance, and performing arts in New Delhi. The centre has organised a dance event called Kendra Dance Festival, which features epic performances of Parikrama, Karna, and Meera. Parikrama is an Indian concept representing the cycle of birth and death. Karna and Meera are characters from Indian epics. Karna overcomes limitations to find his place, while Meera's poetry inspires liberation.

Dates: May 3 to May 5, 7 pm to 8:30 pm

Venue: Kamani Auditorium, Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra

Address: 1, Copernicus Marg, Mandi House, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

You will get tickets and passes at the spot.

Beat The Heat With A Plunge

Escape the heat and enjoy a fun-filled day at Worlds of Wonder Water Park. With 23 rides and attractions spread over 10 acres, there's something for everyone. Designed by White Water West (Canada) and Arihant (India), the park is known for its kid-friendly options, cleanliness, and safety. So, head there today and create memories that will last a lifetime!

Dates: April 1 to 30, 10 am to 6 pm

Venue: Worlds of Wonder, Noida

Address: Sector 38, Noida

You can book your tickets for admission on their booking website.

Head Out For Peals Of Laughter

Join Kanan Gill, a renowned stand-up comedian, for an evening of entertainment with a double-bill event. The first show is "OK Bye!" - a stand-up comedy show that explores the absurd and avoids existential musings. After that, you can participate in an interactive book experience featuring Kanan's debut novel, "Acts of God." The experience includes readings, creative insights, and a lively Q&A session. Attendees of the book event will receive a signed copy of "Acts of God." You can choose between the full experience, including access to both shows and a signed novel, or just the stand-up show. Don't miss this engaging night of laughter, storytelling, and thoughtful discussion with Kanan Gill.

Dates: May 4 and 5, 7:30 pm

Venue: Kedarnath Sahni Auditorium, Delhi

Address: J6RH+329, SKD Basti, Press Enclave, Ajmeri Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110002, India

You can book your spots on their booking website.

Rekindle Your Artistic Self

Equipments of photomontage
Equipments of photomontageShutterstock

Head out to Kiran Nadar Museum of Art for a Family Art Workshop focused on photomontage, where you'll learn to blend, compose, and create artistic narratives using photographs. Discover the fundamental principles of photomontage, creatively combine magazine and newspaper cut-outs to craft new compositions, and explore storytelling through imagery to refine your creative expression. All materials will be provided at the museum for free. Walk away with a foundational understanding of photomontage techniques, enhanced storytelling abilities, and an innovative approach to artistic expression. Visitors are advised to arrive at least 30 minutes early for seamless entry.

Dates: May 4, 11 am

Venue: Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Delhi

Address: No. 145, DLF South Court Mall Saket, Saket District Centre, District Centre, Sector 6, Saket, New Delhi, Delhi 110017, India

You can book your spots on their booking website.

Tune In To A Cricket Screening

IPL matches are played with much zeal and pomp and enjoyed across the nation
IPL matches are played with much zeal and pomp and enjoyed across the nationShutterstock

Head out and witness the much-awaited match between Lucknow SuperGiants and Kolkata Knight Riders with other fans at Drink and Dine by Terrace. Instead of watching the game at the stadium, you can enjoy an exciting screening experience at Drink and Dine by Terrace. The place offers a range of delectable dishes, live music, interactive games, and a family-friendly environment. The ambience is unmatched, with large screens and surround sound that create an electric atmosphere similar to the stadium. You can savour their menu's delicious food and drinks while socialising and networking with fellow cricket enthusiasts.

Dates: May 5, 7:30 pm

Venue: Drink and Dine by Terrace - Spectrum@metro Sector-75, Noida, Noida

Address: FOF 23D to FOF 24, Spectrum Metro, Gardenia Gateway, Sector 75, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201301, India

You can find your tickets online on their booking website.

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