Kankaria Carnival 2015 in Ahmedabad – Date and Details with History

Kankaria Carnival 2015 is about to start in few days.  Kankaria Carnival is a week-long festival being held at Kankaria Lake in last week of December. Many cultural, art and social activities are organized during carnival. Every year Kankaria Carnival festival celebration is held in Ahmedabad in the last week of the year 2015.

Kankaria Carnival 2015 Date:

25 to 31 December 2015

Kankaria Lake Address:

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Kankaria, Maninagar, Ahmedabad-380022 Gujarat, India

Kankaria Lake Timing:

4:00 to 11:00 Pm Every day

Musical Fountain at Nagina Wadi
Musical Fountain at Nagina Wadi

Kankaria Carnival will be held on December 25, while launching this carnival Chief Minister Anandiben Patel will announce public projects worth Rs. 332.86 crore. Nearly three million visitors were expected to enjoy this event during the week – long annual  ending of December 31.

The Carnival which is going to be started in 2015 would have two major events this time. A cultural performance by Municipal Corporation run school students. The title of this performance is Reti Na Ratan (Jewels of Sand). A folk performance called Dhanya Dhara Gujaratni (Blessed Land of Gujarat) and also Lok Jivan Na Moti (Pearls of Public Life) by veteran artists of the states.

Many other representatives of various states like Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Manipur, Rajasthan, Orissa, Panjab, and Maharashtra will perform under the theme of ‘Vande India’. Other entertainment show will also be held on these seven days including an augmented reality show, a light and sound show.

Many attractive performance will also be there like impersonators, comedy shows, playback singing, horse show, performances by differently abled children and food courts with different state delicacies etc. There will be a multi – level automated parking for the visitors and will be allowed free parking in all these seven days.

The security concern for the whole venue will be given to place under CCTV surveillance.

Kankaria Lake History:

Situated in the heart of Ahmedabad, Kankaria Lake was built more than 550 years ago. This lake, a symbol of royalty, was used by kings as their bath area. But with passage of time, its glory waned and people stopped thronging to this beautiful lake. All this changed when the authorities decided to refurbish the tumbledown structure and provide facilities at the site.

The restored structure with all the glory and majesty restored was opened to the public on December 25, 2008. Kankaria amusement park-2 near to Balvatika, was publicly released by our CM Anandiben Patel on 25 December 2014. In the new amusement park, The AMC is giving one offer to purchase ticket of Rs 300 per person and you can enjoy every rides for unlimited time with unlimited snack for one time.

How to reach Kankaria Lake??

People from Ahmedabad either by travelling in AMTS or our acknowledge Ahmedabad BRTS. The AMTS service Buses ranging from Lal Darwaza and overall Ahmedabad city or buses number is 32, 42, 60, and 152. That BRTS buses are becomes best supply to tug the individuals from Subhaj bridge, Chandkheda, Satellite and vadaj Bus-stand.

BRTS buses have stand on the gate of Kankaria Lake. The closest Bus Stand is Gita-mandir and distance is five km also near kalupur railway station is 8 km. The people coming from outside cities with car can follow route with guidance hoardings in the city. You can see the photos of beautiful Kankaria Lake and its view during Kankaria Carnival. Kankaria is the must visit place in Ahmedabad’s visit.

So, Are you visiting Kankaria Carnival???

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