Have A Happy Holi With These London Events

Have the happiest Holi ever by checking out all the fun-tastic events in London celebrating the colourful Hindu festival. Each year, celebrators unite to throw vibrant powdered paint in the air (and at each other) and to mark the triumph of good over evil. If paint sounds like your idea of a good time and you want to get involved in this special day, then check out our top spots for where to take part in a pure and unfiltered paint-throwing session. Spread the love, colour, and joy in 2023!

People throwing holi powder

1. Discover Cinnamon Kitchen's Festival of Colours

This popular Holi event is back in London this year for another colourful celebration of love. Don your white suit (which won't be white for long) as you take part in some major paint-throwing madness. If all the fun has you feeling a little peckish, then their food and drink packages can be bought alongside tickets. Enjoy the festivities, a drink, and an entire feast to tuck into for £60, or alternatively, you can buy a ticket for the event with one special cocktail or mocktail for £25.

5 - 12 March 2023

Location: Cinnamon Kitchen London City, 9 Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4YL

DJ behind the decks at Holi party

2. Besharam Rang’s Holi Party

Bombay Funkadelic are hosting an all-new Holi party extravaganza in Camden this year. You'll be joined by DJs providing a night of great music, as well as entertainment from incredible Bollywood dancers. Of course, you'll get the chance to light up the evening with colour as they'll be selling reasonably priced powdered paints for the special occasion. There'll be plenty of Indian food and drink stalls selling tasty snacks and tipples to keep you going. So, celebrate in style and let's get the party started!If you love getting involved in London’s vibrant party scene, there might be some great spots right up your street in our Shoreditch Nightlife guide.

11 March 2023

Location: Haverstock School, 24 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm, London NW3 2BQ

Photo of elegant Colonel Saab interiors

3. Colonel Saab’s Holi Menu

Experience the very best of Indian cuisine this Holi and immerse yourself in a vibrant and buzzy atmosphere perfect for celebrating the big occasion. The Hindu colour festival will be celebrated with a feast of flavours at the stunning Colonel Saab restaurant in Holborn, with a special three-course menu showcasing the colourful and flavoursome dishes of India. For £49 per person, you can tuck into creamy paneer, indulge in tender duck, and dip your naans into tangy chutney. Celebrate Holi with an irresistible meal to remember - book your place for the big day now!

8 March 2023

Location: Colonel Saab, 193-197 High Holborn, London WC1V 7BD

Holi party goers posing for group photo

4. Bollywood Party on the Thames

Hop on board this spectacular Holi party boat hosted on the Thames for a fun-filled floating evening you won't forget. Bop to Bollywood and bhangra music all night long as you sail past some of the city's iconic landmarks. You'll also be joined by incredible DJ sets, and performances by traditional drum players to spice up the night. Join this funky Holi celebration and dance away the evening with the company of a party-loving crowd.For more wild adventures on the Thames, why not check out our Thames Rocket speedboat experience?

4 March 2023

Location: Westminster Millennium Pier, Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH

5. Holi at Babur

Join Babur this year as they host their very first Holi party. This stunning, Indian restaurant in Forest Hill will be putting on a spectacular celebration event by serving up delicious food, tasty cocktails, and special performances from a Bollywood dance troupe. Just for the big occasion, chefs have curated a tantalising three-course menu paying homage to the magnificent flavours and mouth-watering dishes from India. Grab your spot now!

8 March 2023

Location: 119 Brockley Rise, Forest Hill, London SE23 1JP

We have a whole host of amazing events celebrating Holi this year, for more details head to our What’s On This Week guide by downloading the Bindy Street App.

Celebrate Holi in colour and style… or for more cultural enrichment, check out some of London’s Must-See Street Art in Shoreditch.

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