As a resident of Chandigarh, my daughter is a lucky kid to be able to attend, participate and witness a lot of fun activities around the year. For all those parents who are planning to shift to Chandigarh for some time or plan to visit the city as a tourist, a ready reckon-er is here to help you let your children enjoy the most in the CITY BEAUTIFUL: CHANDIGARH.

  1. Event: Chrysanthemum Show

What will you see: Fully bloomed different varieties of chrysanthemums arranged in different ways, shapes and sizes. It will be a treat for your eyes.

Venue: Terrace Garden, Sector-33 B, Chandigarh

Probable dates: Held every year in the month of December

Kids will enjoy: Various flower arrangements, fountains and flower photographs

Parents can enjoy: Taking selfies with children

Expenses: Minimal such as an entry ticket

Activities for Kids in Chandigarh

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2. Event: Rose Show

What will you see: Fully bloomed different varieties of roses cultivated inside the rose garden, dry and fresh flower and vegetable arrangements done by rose lovers- professional as well as amateurs, bonsai varieties from all over the country.

Venue: Rose Garden, Sector-16, Chandigarh

Probable dates: Held every year in the month of February

Kids will enjoy: Various flower arrangements, bonsai trees, kite making/flying competition, Fancy dress competition

Parents can enjoy: Folk dances from different states, Rose Queen/ King Pageant

Expenses: Minimal such as an entry ticket, Tickets for the Helicopter Ride will be declared a few days prior

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Activities for Kids in Chandigarh

Activities for Kids in Chandigarh

 3. Event: Chandigarh Carnival

What will you see: Students of Government Arts College and many such colleges will be doing their bit to make children enjoy through various cartoon rides, joy rides, Tattoo making, Nail Art drawings and many other interesting events.

Venue: Leisure Valley, Sector-10, Chandigarh

Probable dates: Held every year in the month of November

Kids will enjoy: Cartoon rides, Camel rides, Joy rides, funny games and prizes

Parents will enjoy: Nail Art, Art Exhibition, Vintage Motor Cars exhibition

Expenses: Entry tickets for various rides

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Activities for Kids in ChandigarhActivities for Kids in Chandigarh

4. Event: Puppet Festival

What will you see: Folk and Contemporary Stories narrated through various types of puppets from all over the world

Venue: Tagore Theatre, Sector 19, Chandigarh

Probable dates: First week of February

Kids will enjoy: learning to make easy finger puppets and watching puppets of various countries

Parents will enjoy: accompanying children to this event and enjoying childhood pleasures once again

Expenses: Nil, as entry is free for all

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Activities for Kids in ChandigarhActivities for Kids in Chandigarh

5. Event: Mango Festival

What will you see: A display of various varieties of the National fruit: Mango and its products such as pickles, desserts and so on.

Venue: Pinjore Garden, Ambala-Shimla Highway, Panchkula, Haryana

Probable dates: Held every year in the month of July

Kids will enjoy: tasting various varieties of mango and its products

Parents will enjoy: taking part in mango eating competitions and buying authentic products made out of mango

 Expenses: Minimal

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Activities for Kids in Chandigarh

6. Event: Handicrafts and Folk Festival

What will you see: Different stalls of states displaying their traditions, customs and life style through their folk dances, clothes and accessories, other household and decorative items and food dishes

Venue: Kalagram, Manimajra, Chandigarh

Probable dates: Held every year in the month of November

Kids will enjoy: Toys from different states, games of different states and folk dances from various states

Parents will enjoy: Ample opportunities to shop clothing and other accessories and taste delicacies from different states of India

Expenses: Depending on your shopping and spending spreeActivities for Kids in ChandigarhActivities for Kids in Chandigarh

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