Dandenong Market will host its second Diwali Family Day on Sunday 22 October as part of the annual Hindu festival that celebrates good fortune, family, friendships and the belief that good will triumph evil.
Come celebrate at the second Giwali Family Day on Sunday October 22. Image: Dandenong Market
The free community event is one of Dandenong Marketís most popular - with attendance figures expected to reach over 27,000. The festival will offer a pop-up food bazaar, vibrant entertainment and plenty of kidís activities making it the ultimate family day out.
An additional 12 Indian street-food vendors and food trucks have been added to the existing 200-strong market stall line-up including Babajiís Kitchen (South Indian Pancakes), Bombay Bitez (Mumbai Street Food), Delhi Bites (Tandoori Chicken and Biryani), Taka Taka (Sri Lankan Street Food) and Tibetan Momo Kitchen (Authentic Tibetan).
A free event, there will be plenty of food and entertainment for all families. Image:Dandenong Market
Entertainment will include live performances all day from market favourites Bollydazzlers, Sikander and The Fifths. Free henna hand art and turban styling will also be on offer.
The Diwali Family Day is a highlight in the marketís extensive calendar and showcases the diversity of the community who shop and work at Dandenong Market.
What: Diwali Family Day
Where: Dandenong Market. Corner Clow and Cleeland Street, Dandenong.
When: 22 October 2016
Time: 10am Ė 4pm
Cost: Free entry, no booking required. Free parking too.
For more information visit the Dandenong Market website