Festival of India spreads its wings to the Town of Matthews

After a successful partnership last year with the Town of Matthews in their cultural diversity initiatives, we are excited to hold another Regional Festival of India @ Matthews. This is intended to be a one-day event in an open setting in downtown Matthews, with focus on live performances of Indian Dance forms in the Stumptown Park.

Date: Saturday April 29, 2023 from Noon to 6PM
Location: Stumptown Park, 120 South Trade St., Matthews, NC 28105
Admission: FREE 
Parking: Ample free public parking is available around the venue site. 

The key components of the event are:

Dance performances ~ Cultural exhibits ~ Visual art gallery and kids interactive art corner ~ Indian Food Court ~ Souvenir Bazaar ~ Henna Tattoos ~ Saree wearing ~ Turban tying

This event is driven by India Association of Charlotte, in active partnership with the Town of Matthews, and is supported by a grant from the Arts &Science Council.
Overall Lead: Jigisha Shah
Event Lead (India Association of Charlotte): Niketa Mittal
Event Co-Lead (Town of Matthews): Melissa Johnson
FOI Website may not show the latest information or status about this event, so please contact the event
lead Niketa Mittal at: (732)-586-6075 for any details or questions?

Looking forward to seeing you all for a day of fun for the whole family, in the charming setting of
downtown Matthews!


The 26th Festival of India

We are celebrating our 26th Annual Festival of India in 2022. The festival is organized by the India Association of Charlotte, a nonprofit cultural organization established to serve the growing Indian American Community in the Charlotte area.

August 27th, Noon - 8:00 PM

The 26th Festival of India

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Free for kids under Age 10

Buy Online: $5 In Advance / $6 At the Gate


Souvenir Bazaar & Indian Food Court

 Enjoy mouthwatering Indian food and shop for Indian fashions(Sarees, Salwar Kameez& Jewellery etc.,) on Tryon Street



Kid's Art Pavilion