Family-friendly ways to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Light, in Champaign-Urbana
From a favorite campus event on The Quad to recipes your kids will love.
What: Diwali- The Festival of Lights on the Main Quad
Where: University of Illinois Main Quad
When: Saturday, October 26, 6-10:00 p.m.
How much: Event is FREE, byo camera for pics, food for sale- cash only
Appropriate for: All ages
Why you should go: The Festival of Lights is finally here! Celebrate Diwali by lighting up the Quad and enjoy delicious Indian snacks. Bring your friends and family for some of the best pictures you can ever take at the Quad. Bollywood DJ night adds to the festivities this year.
Facts, Crafts, and Recipes:
For more kid-friendly information on Diwali, check out the National Geographic Kids website.
Find 10 Sweet Diwali Recipes for Children here.
For kid-friendly crafts, see this post on 16 Diwali Crafts for Children.