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Welcome to FOI Brampton!

A multi-cultural festival celebrated with entertainment for children and the whole family. There will be live music, singing, Kids performances, book fair, question & answer booth. A special feature of the celebration is the Ratha Yatra (Chariot) Parade, the oldest known parade in the world, and the Festival of India. Wholesome fun for kids and the entire family SPECIAL: VERY VISUAL event with colorful traditional costumes and flower decorations. Photography is permitted. All are warmly invited to attend this joyous, colorful festival, free of charge. Take advantage of a rare chance to experience the vibrancy of India, right here in Brampton.

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What does it offer?

everything is free & all are welcome

Chariot Parade

Festival of India (Also Known as The Ratha Yatra), is an annual festival that features a wooden chariot pulled by hand in a grand procession. All the way through there is melodious singing, chanting and dancing to rhythmical drums and cymbals. 

Food & Drink

The procession ends with a stage show and festival attendees will be treated to a sumptuous and FREE vegetarian feast. Come and experience a wide variety of delicious food and drinks.

Live Music

Our Music and Arts showcase has a special focus on the spiritual and devotional side of music, dance, and drama from the ancient subcontinent. The presentation provides a lush and varied ensemble of traditional Indian performing arts that engages the mind, captures the senses, and lifts the soul.

Shows & Activities

The Stage Shows includes Drama, Magician, Singing, Indian Classical Dance, Kids on Stage, Musical instruments performance. There will also be Q&A on Vedic philosophy, Kids Crafts, Indian Style Face Paintings etc.

Socializing Ops

This could be an amazing opportunity for you to get mingled with people from Peel Region and get introduced to Indian culture and lifestyle. There will also be present some eminent guests that you would find great to talk to.

Photo Ops

Last but not the least, there will be plenty of opportunities to take photos and videos for your social media. You will find it very colorful and joyous event and will remember it for long.

One Great

Chinguacousy Park, is a large 100 acre park located in central Brampton, Ontario’s Bramalea section. It is bounded by Queen Street East on the southeast, Bramalea Road on the northeast, and Central Park Drive on the north and west sides, and provides ample free parking spaces.

Help us Help you

Few Ways You Can Help & Participate

Attend

EXPERIENCE

  • Enjoy Live Performances
  • Sing Along & Dance
  • Take Photos & Videos
  • Relish Vegetarian Food
  • Bring Family & Friends

Donate

SUPPORT

  • Any Amount Welcome
  • Paypal or Interac
  • Receipts Provided*
  • Dedicated Desks
  • Free Gifts*

Volunteer

CONTRIBUTE

  • Become one of Us
  • Opportunities in all Areas
  • Students Accepted
  • Get Certificate
  • Limited Spaces

Sponsor

FEEL PROUD

  • Various Categories
  • Custom Options Available
  • Dedicated/Shared Booth*
  • Newspaper Ad
  • Promotion on Website
* Some limitations may apply... please contact us for more details.

What people say...

IT's awesome

Come, be inspired and get immersed in this multi-cultural festival with entertainment for Children and the whole family. 

There is live music, singing, Kids performances, book fair and of course awesome vegetarian food. 

All are welcome.

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FAQs...

We know you have questions

The map and contact details are provided below within the contact information section. Should you have any question or concern, you may also speak to us at 416.648.3312

There will be an information booth available that will be happy to help you explain all activities and can provide other information to make your attendance with us a pleasant one.

Absolutely!… please contact us to get our paypal donation link or while at the event site, you may speak to any volunteer available for any further help and support.

Please know that this is a cultural event organised by a group of volunteers, and everyone will be trying its best to help. We are a registered charitable organization, and have limited amenities available. Everyone will be served and treated equally.

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Event Location

Chinguacousy Park, Brampton

Email Address

info@FOIBrampton.com

Phone Number

+1 416-648-3312

Address Details

  • 9050 Bramalea Rd, Brampton, ON L6S 6G7
  • P7GH+95 Brampton, Ontario, Canada
  • Coordinates: 43°43'33.7"N 79°43'28.5"W