Take part in this Hindu festival of lights, music, food and entertainment.

The Diwali Festival is set to once again light up Brisbane, and you’re invited to come along for the ride.

Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn every year. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair.

The ever-popular night-time Diwali festival is now back for another year and will be celebrated in the Chinatown Mall. Come along and check out the festive lights while enjoying the energetic atmosphere.

Tasty treats and and local food will also be on offer for a night the whole family will enjoy. The Diwali Festival is a free all ages event and the program will consist of a variety of music, dance performances and entertainment pertaining to the Indian and Hindu culture.

The Diwali Festival will be held in Chinatown Mall on Saturday October 25 from 5pm to 10pm.

Diwali Festival program

Market Stalls: 5pm

Henna by Chaitali: 5pm

Bollywood Dhamaka: 5pm

Interactive Bollywood Dance Workshop: 5.30pm

Bengali Singing Group: 6pm

Bollywood Beauties: 6.30pm

Firecrackers: 6.30pm

Brisbane Babas Band: 6.40pm

Strings of India: 7.10pm

Bollywood Connections: 7.30pm

Aathmika: 8pm

Firecrackers: 8.20pm

Bollywood Beauties: 8.30pm

Fiesta Creations Fire Show: 8.30pm

Brisbane Babas Band: 9pm

Dance Masala: 9.30pm

This year’s Diwali Festival is part of the Team Brisbane campaign — you can follow the conversation and keep up to date with Team Brisbane events using hashtags #teambne or #brisbaneanyday or by visiting teambne.com.au.

For more information, check out our event guide.