7 Ideas for a Diwali-Theme Event

From decor and table design to food and drink, event designers, rental companies, and venues have found bold ways to mark the visually enticing holiday.

By Rayna Katz October 18, 2017, 7:16 AM EDT

Photo: Parris Whittingham

Celebrations of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, are filled with opportunities to create colorful events with a variety of on-theme components. Falling on October 19 this year, the holiday is meant to serve as a celebration of good over evil, or light over darkness, in commemoration of the return of Ram, or the lord of virtue, to his kingdom following 14 years in exile, according to Al Jazeera. 

Here are images of food, drinks, decor, and activities tied to the festive occasion.

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