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Dallas 2011 Diwali Mela

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Every year, the Dallas area Desi community hosts one of its biggest events, the Diwali Mela. For the last few years, the Diwali Mela was held in the Texas Stadium in Irving and this year its going to be at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. The event is on November 5th, 2011. 4pm to Midnight. This year they organizers are expecting over 100,000 people to show up for this event. Some of the attractions planned for this year are

  • Ram Leela performance
  • Versatile Bollywood Singer Mika and Anouska Manchanda will entertain
  • Elephant And Camel Rides
  • Special Kids corner with bouncy house, magicians, train rides, puppet show, etc.
  • Petting Zoo with 45 animals for kids
  • Separate Food Court
  • Laser Show
  • Raas Garba
  • Ravan Dahan

The address for the new Cotton Bowl Stadium is

Cotton Bowl Stadium

3809 Grand Avenue

Dallas TX 75210

There is an entry fee of $8 ($10 at the gate) this year to attend the event.

For more details, visit the DFW Diwali Mela Website

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