As we approach the week of Christmas, Ahmedabad is ready to gear up for Kankaria Carnival 2018 Festival to welcome the Gujaratis - New Year 2019 in grand style. In this article, we have covered the summary of details covering Kankari Carnival Programme Event list schedule day wise and entry fees associated with it. The schedule of events happening in a week long festival will include different morning, evening and night programmes organized by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC). All the major attractions of Kankaria Lake will be showcased in form of different shows and musical events happening for all the days.
The Kankaria Lake in Maninagar, Ahmedabad is considered the second largest lake in the city which is the second most visited place after Sabarmati Riverfront. It is considered as a best place to relax and spend your weekends enjoying some cozy time out with family and friends.
Some of the existing facilities are:
|Kankaria Carnival 2018 Attraction Programmes and Events|
Some of the existing facilities are:
- Toy Train ride
- Boat ride in the lake open for all with ticket fees
- Food court serving some special delicacies of Gujarati cuisines
- Aquarium and Zoo just besides it for everyone to relive some amazing moments
- Amusement park and walking track for morning and evening joggers
These highlighted above make Kankaria Lake very special for every Amdavadi to cheer and enjoy their moments amidst hectic life.
Kankaria Carnival 2018-2019 Important Dates and Timings
As per the Municipal Corporation and Civic authorities, the Carnival will start from the eve of Christmas day and will end on the eve of New Year 2019. So students and especially children can come and enjoy each day with morning, evening and night programmes being scheduled this time for the Carnival event.
Here's the highlight of the important dates and timings:
Opening ceremony date :: 25th December, 2018
Chief Guest of Honour :: Chief Minister of Gujarat - Shri Vijaybhai Rupani and National President of BJP - Shri Amit Shah
Timing of opening ceremony event :: From evening 5 PM onwards till 11:45 PM for all activities inaugurated
Kankaria Carnival Address :: At Kankaria Lake, Maninagar, Ahmedabad
|Kankaria Carnival Festival 2018 Laser Light show and amazing events|
Date of closing ceremony of Kankaria Carnival :: 31st December, 2018
Morning and Evening Timings of Programmes planned at Kankaria :: 7 AM onwards till 11 AM and then 5 PM to 12 AM midnight
Kankaria Carnival Entry Tickets online / Passes Price :: Absolutely FREE
Kankaria Carnival Parking availability and charges :: Yes available and FREE of charge
Kankaria Carnival 2018 Programmes List of Events Schedule Day wise plan
One of the best part of this Carnival festival is it's lights surrounded all around the lake and the charm of lights bring the Kankaria Lake in the night to be brightest of all in the entire Ahmedabad!
There are so many things happening in this Carnival like Marathons, Light and Sound shows, Laser show everyday and then some specific age group category events as well to delight everyone.The Dance shows are performed by different artists across the country and state.
You will also witness the classic musicians of great Gujarati culture and pop singers of the state come together for a musical theme each night of the Carnival. This is where Ahmedabad has been able to garner the attention and enthusiasm of lot many locals who are actually in the state during this holiday time.
Here are some details regarding the programmes planned by Municipal Corporation and Government of Gujarat for the entertainment of the people:
- Lazer Show - Every night from 10 PM onwards - Everyone is open to attend it
- Yoga classes with Zumba and Aerobics - Scheduled every morning in the entire Carnival week
- Horse show - Exhibition of more than 200 horses together
- Councillor's Cycling rally to be organized in one of the days
- Puppet shows and Magic shows by trained artists on different days planned
- Fireworks display on the opening ceremony and then on New Year 2019 eve closing ceremony
- School children performing cultural dance shows
- Musical performance by artists across the state - The final artists information is yet to come live
- Live concert of musical ceremony of school kids performing on certain days
- Painting competition on the walls by all age group people
- Light and Sound Show on specific days - These are fixed on opening and closing ceremony days
- Fun activities by volunteers of Gujarat Government
- Comedy nights laughing central decided on few days
- Dance shows by artists from different states
These are the tentative list of events and programmes that has been included in Kankaria Carnival 2018-19 Festival of events.
If you are looking for free entry tickets, please send us your name and details of members in the comment section below and we will attend to your request on behalf of Kankaria Carnival Management.