How to secure festival of light tickets for 2019

An authentic Indian buffet, Bollywood dance performance, Henna painting and much more at Dilwali Festival of Light 2019.
01 Oct 2019
Discover Ipswich, Staff Writer

Get ready for a night of dancing under the stars as Ipswich’s longest running and most popular multicultural festival – the annual Indian Mehfil Diwali Festival of Light returns in dArcy Doyle Place on Sunday October 20 from 4.30pm.


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Now in its 10th year, guests will be treated to a buffet of authentic Indian cuisine, a Bollywood dance performance, an Indian classical dance performance, Punjabi Bhangra, Henna painting and much more.

Indian Mehfil owner Rajesh Sharma said “Diwali has become a popular fixture in the Ipswich cultural Calendar”.  

“The event celebrates the victory of light over darkness, unity, prosperity and illumination of the inner self,” he said.


“It is wonderful that the Ipswich community comes together on such occasions.  The Ipswich Diwali Festival continues to grow in popularity and my family and talented team at Mehfil Ipswich are proud to invite our community to join us for this special celebration. It is important for us to celebrate the new day as we move forward to an exciting future.”

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Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available by calling 3281 8683 or in person at Indian Mehfil Ipswich, 116 Brisbane Street, adjacent Ipswich Art Gallery.

Cost is $55 for adults, children aged 7-14 $20 and children under 7 free.  A table of ten costs $500.

Discover Ipswich Staff Writer
Rocky the Rock Wallaby is a Sagittarius who lives at the Ipswich Nature Centre and often contributes to Discover Ipswich in his spare time. When he's not busy showing tourists around, blogging or hanging out with his cute and fluffy mates at the Nature Centre, he likes to hit the gym for a leg session, graze on quinoa salad and ponder the possibilities of the universe.

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