Vaisakhi Mela 2016 celebrates Calgary's Sikh community

Dec 19 2017, 3:15 am

A time for celebration for many Indians around the world, Vaisakhi is the festival that celebrates the founding of the Sikh community known as the Khalsa, the spring harvest, and is associated with the Indian New Year.

This cultural event is open for everyone and will feature dances, entertainment, food, henna painting, door prizes, and more. There will also be a Turban and hair braiding competition.

Booths can be rented to businesses for $100 and $75 for non-profit organizations.

Vaisakhi Mela

Where: Genesis Centre Feature Gymnasium – 7555 Falconridge Boulevard NE

When: Saturday, March 26 from 1 to 5 p.m.

Cost: Free