6 Upcoming Food Festivals in Delhi

You know winters are right around the corner when Delhi’s calendar becomes choc-o-block with exciting and delicious food festivals!

For the last few years, Delhites have been showered with an array of food festivals ranging from the Asian Hawkers Festivals with their East-Asian offerings to the Indian Street Food Festival, which brings together the best of cheap, Indian street food.

Check out the list of upcoming food festivals in Delhi and mark you calendar already!

1. The Grub Fest
October 14-16
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
The Grub Fest, by now, has become an absolute favourite with Delhi foodies. Founded by four young entrepreneurs, this festival is back with its fourth edition. Some new entries in the upcoming edition in Delhi are Wow! Momo, House of Candy, Fork N Spoon and many others.

Photo of Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Sreshti Verma
Nearest Metro Station: JLN, Violet Line

Known for: The city’s best pubs and cafes turned into hawkers!

2. Foodistan – 10 Heads Festival
October 21- 23
Nehru Park
A second timer in the lot, the 10 Heads Festival made many fans last year. And now they are back again with some head-turning food and cultural selections. Do note that Foodistan is only a small part of the 10 Head Festival – it also includes stuff on the culture, music and fashion of Delhi.

Photo of Nehru Park, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Sreshti Verma
Nearest Station: Race Course, Yellow Line

Known for: Bringing the city’s culture together with decadent food!

3. Asian Hawkers Market
October 21-23
Select Citywalk
The Asian Hawkers Market is one-of-its kind on Delhi’s decadent food calendar. Be it the authentic yet festive decorations or the musical vibe, the market is meant to welcome foodies to a season of celebrations.

Photo of Select Citywalk, Sector 6, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Sreshti Verma
Nearest Station: Malviya Nagar, Yellow Line

Known for: Bringing together everything Asian – from fine sushi to veg momos – under one roof.

4. Great Indian Food Festival
November 5-6
Dilli Haat Pitampura
It is a rare event when the most iconic of street food vendors come together and celebrate the flavours of India. This one day gathering is what a foodie’s dreams are made of, especially if you have a weakness for the spicy Indian cuisine.

Photo of Dilli Haat Pitampura, Guru Govind Singh College, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Sreshti Verma
Nearest Station: Pitampura, Red Line

Known for: All of India’s favourite cuisines at affordable pricing.

5. Lloyd Palate Festival
November 18- 20
Location to be announced.

Imagine fine dining and celebrity chefs getting out of their restaurants to come together at a gathering of musicians and artists. The Lloyd Palate Festival celebrates food in a classy way, and the list of its highlights (eg. Fat Lulu’s, Elma’s, Dusit Devarana etc) is just as promising, as it is fancy.

Photo of 6 Upcoming Food Festivals in Delhi by Sreshti Verma
Nearest Station: To be announced.

Known for: A seamless coalition of city’s best food and music.

6. NASVI Street Food Festival
November 23- 25
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
The National Association of Street Vendors of India is set to bring their celebration of local Indian cuisine for the second time around. Last year, Delhites were seen binging to their heart’s content, and with the winter cold combined with spicy street food, it is sure to attract foodies all over again.

Photo of Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi, Delhi, India by Sreshti Verma
Nearest Station: JLN, Violet Line

Known for: An unbeatable collection of India’s best and multitudinous street food.