Diwali at Times Square: An Overview

Date: October 28th
Location: Times Square, New York City

Why this year is special:
This year, Diwali at Times Square carries an extraordinary significance as its NYC school holiday for Diwali. It’s a momentous occasion that unites communities and showcases the spirit of unity, tradition, and the triumph of light over darkness.

Program Schedule:

Colors of India Event: Commencing at 12:30 PM
Diya/Lamp Lighting and Sponsors Speaking: 01:55 – 2:20 PM
Array of Performances: From 2:30 – 4:30 PM
Light Up Concert: Starting at 4:30 – 9:00 PM
Diya Lighting on Times Square Tower: A truly magnificent moment
Mayor, Dignitaries, Founder, and Sponsors Speech and Awards: From 5:30 – 5:50 PM

Evening Entertainment:

Following the Diya Lighting, the stage will come alive with a stunning array of performances by various artists from 5:50 – 9:00 PM, ensuring an evening of cultural richness and a celebration of diverse talents from different communities and cultures, including Dominican folk dance, Indo-Caribbean singer, and Latin dance group.

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