Update – Kankaria Carnival 2020
Kankaria Carnival 2020 will not be organised this Year due to COIVD-19 situation as announced by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC).
Kankaria Lake is one of the best picnic spots surrounded by the zoo, boat rides, toy train ride, and aquarium, lake, and food court. Every New Year, Kankaria Lake becomes the centre of attraction for local people and tourists to witness the Kankaria Carnival festival celebration.
In this article, we will address the details of expected activities or performances for the upcoming week of Kankaria Carnival 2019 and discover the beauty of its celebration.
More about Kankaria Lake
Kankaria Lake is the second largest lake in Ahmedabad, with 2.5 kilometres of the walking area surrounded by five gates. The island garden Naginawadi in the small periphery of the lake, has been an evergreen spot for the audience. In Ahmedabad, Kankaria Lake is best for morning walk lovers to enjoy and relax.
Attractions of Kankaria Lake
- Kids City
- Balloon Safari
- Nagina Wadi
- Butterfly Park
- Kankaria Zoo
- Mirror Maze
- Stone Mural Park
- Mini Train
- Tree Walk
- Target Archery
- Mini Golf
- Desert Safari
Why is the Kankaria Carnival Organized?
Kankaria Carnival 2019 Days: 25th December to 31st December 2019
The festival is celebrated since 2008, the year in which Kankaria was redeveloped. Over the years, it has become a popular place for organizing a week-long event called Kankaria Carnival from Christmas to New Year.
The lake is decorated with colourful fountains, and laser light shows to be the favourite place for spending a fun-filled weekend with family or friends.
Kankaria Carnival 2018
During Kankaria Carnival, the entire place is beautifully graced with balloons and colourful lighting, making it an event of the largest social gathering celebrated with high enthusiasm. The government spends a budget of 2 to 5 crores to held stage performances and acknowledge talent among the people.
While walking around the area, you will find inflatable cartoon characters that interact with children for entertainment. This massive event is an exceptional amalgamation of music, light, and arts, where people come together to experience the exhibition of joy.
The eye-catching Live Show is performed by the students of the school, college, or other institutes.
UPDATED – Schedule and Events of Kankaria Carnival 2019
Image Credit: Kankaria Lake Front
The main attraction includes a Rock band, Laser Show, Geet Gunjan, Magic Show, Skit, Raas Garba, Tricycle Rally, Tabla Performance, Display of Fireworks, and a lot more activities.
Like every year, some new attractions have been added to drive more people to the program and welcome the New Year.
It includes flying objects which are small in size like quadcopter, unmanned helicopters, powered aircraft, hexacopter and Control Line Airplane. It will be organised for 3 days at Football Ground and Naginawadi on 29, 30 and 31 December 2019.
3d Laser Show
Colourful 3D Laser Show on the theme ‘Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat’. Every year in December, a vast crowd of people takes pleasure in the showy lighting and sparkle of colourful laser lights all over the Kankaria Lake water.
Entertaining live characters and performances in different avatars.
Mega Magician Show
Magic shows by extra-ordinary magicians including a lady magician.
- Food Courts by popular brands
- The roller coaster ride and fruit ride is a real amusement for children. The opening of Panchatantra Vatika’s in crocodile and monkey tale at Balvatika adds to the incredible fun.
- The breath-taking performances by students of various schools, colleges and private institutions steal the attention of many people.
- Above all, the presence of some of the renowned singers and Dayaro Kalakar invited by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation make it to the Kankaria Carnival 2019 as the Biggest Festival of the Year.
Celebrities and Artists
More Attractions at Carnival
The event is undoubtedly a complete dose of art, culture, and inspiration in Gujarat. It is indeed one of the happening spots to celebrate New Year with a full pump and pleasure.
A Sneak Peek at Kankaria Carnival 2019
About Kankaria Carnival 2019
- Edition: 12th
- Dates: 25th December to 31st December 2019
- Kankaria Lake Timing: 9 AM to 10 PM
- Carnival Attractions/Performance Timing: 7 PM to 10 PM
- Address: Kankaria Lakefront, Maninagar, Ahmedabad
- Entry: FREE (during carnival)