Delhi Roundup: What’s Happening In The Capital This Weekend?

From flower festivals featuring exotic species to cricket viewing check out all the events happening in Delhi this weekend
Safdarjung Tomb, Delhi
Safdarjung Tomb, DelhiShutterstock

With its last gusts of rain and wind, winter has finally worn off and the city of Delhi is revelling in the sunny spring amid tulips, roses and sunflowers. The parks and gardens are bustling with families and children enjoying picnics and flying kites under the clear blue skies. The streets are filled with the aroma of freshly cooked delicacies and the sound of street vendors selling ice creams and refreshing drinks. The halls and auditoriums are jam packed, the streets are abuzz and metros speeding purposefully. Vibrant events, such as film screenings, flower shows, plays, talks and festivals, fill the calendars. As the weekend is around the corner, find out the best way to spend it in the capital with our curated list of places and performances you can enjoy.

Enjoy A Botanical Evening

Amrit Udyan, Delhi
Amrit Udyan, DelhiShutterstock

Spread over 15 acres, Amrit Udyan, formerly known as Mughal Gardens, is often considered to be the heart and soul of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Visitors are invited to experience Udyan Utsav 2024 and witness the magnificent display of blooming tulips, daffodils, Asiatic lilies, oriental lilies, roses, and a variety of other rare seasonal flowers. The gardens also feature themed areas such as Bal Vatika, the Bonsai and Theme Gardens, and the Circular Gardens, which showcase diverse flora and fauna.

Dates: February 2 to March 31

Venue: Amrit Udyan

Address: Rashtrapati Bhawan, President's Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110004

You can buy your tickets at the ticket counter or online.

Spend A Day Exploring Digital Art

People at a digital art festival
People at a digital art festivalShutterstock

For an elaborate weekend place, head to EyeMyth, India's media arts festival, which is returning to the British Council in 2024. The festival offers a dynamic lineup of events, including a day-long conference, musical acts, and engaging workshops. It explores new media and immersive storytelling, blending Indian and global art, culture, and technology. It's a platform to navigate the complexities of the media arts ecosystem and includes sessions on ethical AI use, discussions, learning sessions, networking mixers and captivating presentations showcasing India's contemporary media arts landscape.

Dates: February 24 and 25, 10 am to 10 pm

Venue: British Council, Delhi

Address: 17, KG Marg, Atul Grove Road, Janpath, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

You can book your places on their booking website.

Spend An Evening Of Musical Exuberance

A DJ at work on a musical evening
A DJ at work on a musical eveningShutterstock

Lose yourself at a musical evening led by Marino Canal, a talented producer from Spain who has gained recognition from industry giants like CamelPhat, Tale of Us, Solomun, Adriatique, John Digweed, DJ Sasha, and Pete Tong. His tracks have been released on labels such as Siamese Records, Afterlife, and Vivrant and have graced the stages of renowned clubs and festivals worldwide. Marino Canal's journey promises to ascend even higher in 2024 and beyond.

Dates: February 25 and 26, 9pm to 1 am

Venue: Diablo, Delhi

Address: Diablo Qutab Garden, H-05, 12, Kalka Das Marg, Seth Sarai, Mehrauli, New Delhi, Delhi 110030, India

You can book your tickets online on their booking website.

Tune In For A Cricket Screening

People watch a cricket match together
People watch a cricket match togetherShutterstock

Join your fellow fans and share magical moments of thrill, suspense and madness at the screening of  India vs England 4th test match on the biggest screen of Delhi NCR. Experience the heart-pounding excitement as every ball is bowled, every catch is taken, and every run is scored, all while surrounded by the electric atmosphere of passionate supporters. Whether you're cheering for Team India or rooting for England, this communal viewing event promises an unforgettable experience for cricket enthusiasts of all ages. So grab your friends, don your team colours, and be part of the action as cricket fever takes over the city.

Dates: February 23 to 27, 9:30 am to 5 pm

Venue: The Terrace, Ghaziabad

Address: The Terrace Shopprix Mall Plot - 01 Sector - 05, Vaishali Rd, Sector 5, Vaishali, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh 201010, India

You can book your spot online on their booking website.

String Together Some Peals Of Laughter

A stage is set for a comedian
A stage is set for a comedianShutterstock

Try to curb your laughter alongside Sahil Shah, exhausted from the trials and tribulations of life at 33, who finds humour in his Gen Ex-Hausted status, reflecting on the true yet hilariously absurd incidents that have shaped his journey. He is a comedian known for his hilarious tales of drunken mischief, dark jokes, and his love for his dog. He has performed in India, Dubai, London, and Toronto. In his upcoming India tour, he promises an hour of unfiltered comedy, puns, improvisation, and bewildering thoughts. Don't miss out on his unique brand of humour!

Dates: February 24, 8 pm

Venue: Laughter Nation - Hauz Khas Village, Delhi

Address: 9A. 2nd floor, above lake view bistro, Hauz Khas Village, Deer Park, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, Delhi 110016, India

You can book your tickets online on their booking website.

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