The City of Brampton's Garba
Mayor Brown and Members of Council invite everyone to take part in the City of Brampton’s first ever Garba!
Free admission - tickets at the door with a non-perishable food item. Please note that venue capacity is limited to 4,000 attendees, and to only 1,300 on the dance floor at a time.
Garba celebrations feature traditional dance, music and Gujarati food, as part of the nine-day Navratri festival, which is recognized by Hindu communities around the world.
This event features a roster of live entertainment, including headliner Ravin Naik, an award-winning singer, composer and musician who has toured internationally and performed at Gujarati festivals around the world. Local talent Darshana Thaker, a classically trained singer who runs the Swaraagini School of Music in Brampton, will open for Naik. Jaymin Thakkar, a former TV news anchor in Gujarat, and current radio show host with RedFM Canada, will emcee.
Bring your friends and family to enjoy amazing live music, dancing, speeches and aarti (prayer ceremony). Food and beverage is available for purchase.
Free Admission – Non-perishable food items will be collected for Knights Table, Seva Food Bank and Ste. Louise Outreach.
Space is limited to 4,000 attendees in the building, and only 1,300 guests are permitted on the dance floor. Arrive early to avoid disappointment.
7 - 9pm: Performance by Darshana Thaker; first 1,300 dancers have access to the dance floor
9 - 11pm: Performance by Ravin Naik; second 1,300 dancers have access to the dance floor
This event is part of Brampton’s Community Recognition Program, a series of cultural celebrations that the City has hosted throughout the year to honour Brampton’s diversity. These events are a great opportunity for residents to learn about other cultures and get to know the many communities that make up our city.