14 Magnificent Food Festivals In Delhi To Put On Your Checklist Till The End Of 2017!

by Neha Verma | Fri Sep 08 2017

We are entering the best season of the year and here are 12 food festivals in Delhi that you need on your bucket list because winter is coming! Here is everything you need to know:

1. Delhi Kebab Festival

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Photo Courtesy Of: Pixabay

A one of a kind kebab festival is on its way for all the lovers of the tandoor. The festival is going to roll out all kinds of kebabs and biryanis made by chefs from around Delhi. Different brands will participate together and come up with a varied range of experimental platters.

Head to DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj

Date 9th September

Tickets Free entry

Explore Delhi Kebab Festival      

2. The Lil Flea

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Photo Courtesy Of: The Lil Flea

After accumulating immense popularity in Bombay, The Lil Flea is all set to enter the Delhi artist’s scenario. The coolest artists are hurdling together to bring us one of the best food festivals ever. The idea is to combine the creative energies and coolest artists, mavericks, outliers, designers, chefs and start ups to create a thriving community.

Head to Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

Dates 22nd – 24th September

Tickets To be announced

Explore The Lil Flea

3. The Nite Owl Festival

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Photo Courtesy Of: The Nite Owl

This festival is especially for the insomniacs and people enjoy the wonders of the night.The festival is a delight, offering soulful music, scrumptious food and an unlimited shopping experience with a serenading time to remember. Don’t miss out!

Head to DLF Place Saket

Dates 22nd – 24th September

Tickets To be announced

Explore The Nite Owl

4. The Gourmet High Street

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Photo Courtesy Of: The Gourmet High Street

Come one, come all! To the ultimate ‘Chefathon’ that takes place in Cyber Hub. In the last edition of the Gourmet High Street we witnessed world class chefs sharing their best recipes with the masses. There were cook-alongside chef events, super fun games and amazing food lined up for visitors. This time there is going to be a lot more extra and we can’t wait! 

Head to DLF CyberHub

Dates 5th – 7th October

Tickets To be announced

Explore The Gourmet High Street

5. Ambrosia: Rendezvous

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Photo Courtesy Of: Ambrosia Rendezvous

The ultimate food fiesta, Ambrosia is set to be back this October with tasty snacks and yummilicious cuisines. The festival promises to bring you the most exotic cuisines while challenging the lot of us in delicious indulgences and competitions ranging from golgappe eating to the ultimate cook-off. 

Head to Nalanda Ground, IIT Delhi

Dates 13th – 16th October

Tickets Free entry. Entry restricted to public areas.

Explore Ambrosia: Rendezvous, IIT Delhi’s Food Festival  

6. Asian Hawker’s Market

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Photo Courtesy Of: Asian Hawker’s Market

The Asian Hawker’s Market is all set to add food glamour to the aangans of Select City Walk.  The three-day fiesta promises to be a visceral trip with the sights, sounds, smells, tastes and experiences that could easily be mistaken for the streets of a busy South-East Asian market.

Head to Select City Walk

Dates 13th – 15th October

Tickets Free entry

Explore Asian Hawker’s Market

7. The Grub Fest

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Photo Courtesy Of: The Grub Fest

The most exciting of all festivals is returning to Delhi with live music to trip on, amazing food counters and so much more. The Grub Fest brings out the best in us by offering us the best food. The variety and quality of the outlets is what draws the crowds to JLN stadium in large numbers during the festival.

Head to JLN Stadium

Dates 27th – 29th October

Tickets INR 300/head

Explore The Grub Fest

8. World Food India 2017

Brought to us by the combined efforts of Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) and Government of India, World Food India 2017 is going to be an event of international scale. The idea of WFI 2017 is to provide global businesses with a platform to explore Indian market across the value chain in food processing and allied industries, which will give you insights about everything you need to know about food.

Head to Vigyan Bhawan

Dates 3rd – 5th November

Explore World Food India 2017

9. ELP (Eat Love Party) Food Fest

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Photo Courtesy Of: ELP Food Fest

Eat Love Party comes to you with all the international selections in their bag. Here is to three days of fun and frolic with your friends and frenemies. The fun will begin when you dig into that favourite dish with that favourite someone!

Head to Expo Centre Noida

Dates 3rd – 5th November

Explore The Elp Food Fest      

10. The Palate Fest

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Photo Courtesy Of: The Palate Fest

The 6th edition of Palate Fest is back and we can’t keep calm. This was the first food and music festival to ever enter Delhi. Palate Fest brings all the latest cafes, delis, restaurants, bakeries, brands, and the hottest musicians from the country under one roof every single time.

Head to Nehru Park

Dates 17th – 19th November

Tickets Free Entry

Explore The Palate Fest    

11. The Delhi Food Truck Festival

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The two days of  Delhi Food Truck Festival is going to be crazy and promises to blow our minds. This time they are proposing to provide a mix of good food, eclectic music and some amazingly entertaining activities for all foodies in attendance.

Head to Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Lodi Road, New Delhi

Dates 18 & 19 Nov

Tickets To be announced

Explore Delhi Food Truck Festival 

12. Delhi Street Food Fest 

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When it comes to chatpate snacks, Delhi Street Food Festival is the ultimate place to get all the flavours together. The festival will club 40 iconic places that serve chaats and snacks from across the country for all the chatores.  From kebabs to biryanis, to kachoris and samosas, they will have it all!

Head to Expo Centre Noida

Dates 1st – 3rd December

Explore Delhi Street Food Fest   

13. Delhi Comic Con

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Photo Courtesy Of: Comic Con

With the excitement building up already and people sewing together their costumes, we’re are all looking forward to the seventh edition of Delhi Comic Con. The festival brings with itself various new pop-ups and new food brands for all the cosplayers and visitors. Plus, you can always go to Kalkaji to catch a bitei, later!

Head to NSIC Exhibition Grounds

Dates 15th – 17th December

Tickets To be announced

Explore Delhi Comic Con

14. Dessertarian Fest

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Photo Courtesy Of: Pixabay

Here is a festival for every person driven by the desires of their sweet tooth. The Dessertarian Fest is coming back to City Walk for the second edition with more sugary delights! There’s going to be an array of desserts to choose from and it’s going to be the ultimate destination for dessert lovers. Sweet!

Head to Select City Walk, Saket

Dates 15th – 17th December

Explore Dessertarian Fest

Featured Photo Courtesy Of: Saundarya Srinivasan


Neha Verma

Nosey, persistent and perceptive with a will to bring about positive change, Neha at her best is a hardcore foodie. From aspirations of entering International Polity to hopes of becoming a novelist someday, Neha keeps herself wrapped in a spectrum of colours.