Home » City Guide » Celebrations

Color Fight! The ‘Holi’ Festival is Coming to the Bay

Get messy during the colorful, ancient spring ritual of Holi
By - posted 3/18/2017

Holi is a Hindu spring festival known as the “festival of colors” or the “festival of love”.

The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, end of winter, and for many a festive day to meet others, play and laugh, forget and forgive, and repair broken relationships.

While the massive festivals and playful color fights take place in India and Nepal, there are plenty of fun smaller versions that take place throughout the Bay.

Saturday, April 1

San Francisco’s Largest Color Fight: Holi 2017 | Mission District
Saturday, April 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN | California College of the Arts SF (CCA SF)
San Francisco's Largest Color Fight: Holi 2017 | Mission District

The ancient springtime Hindu festival of color and throwing stuff at people comes to San Francisco when Asha, an Indian non-profit agency, brings Holi to the Mission district.
Typically each year there’s a DJ and dancing as you throw water and non-toxic, water soluble, chalk colors …

Saturday, April 8

2017 Holi Festival of Colors: Yoga, Live Bands & DJs | San Jose
Saturday, April 8 – All Day | Cost: $8*
*$8 early bird tickets, otherwise it's $10 at the door.
| Rainbow Park
2017 Holi Festival of Colors: Yoga, Live Bands & DJs | San Jose

Holi Festival of Colors is a fun event with live bands, DJs, interactive dance, color throws, yoga, food, a kids section and much more. It’s a multicultural event which brings the community together; join in on Saturday, April 8, 2017.
In addition to fun color throws, …


Categories: Uncategorized
Submitted by

Facebook comments:

Leave a comment!

You must be logged in to post a comment.