Diwali Fest 2017


  • Non-Members – $15.00
    Ticket price for non-members is $15 per person.
    To get FREE tickets, consider becoming a member by paying membership dues at www.indiari.org/membership.

Registration is closed

Please note that

1: The program will start at 5:00 PM SHARP, so we request that you come early to claim the best seats in the theater. 

2: Seating is on a first come first serve basis. 

3: Seating will start at 4:30 pm. 

We thank those of you who became the member of IARI by 10/11/2017 and took the advantage of free tickets. 

Now, access to the membership page will not be available until after the Diwali Fest 2017 (October 20, 2017). 

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: How can I buy tickets for Diwali Fest 2017?

A: You can buy tickets by registering for the event. Click on button on the left named “Register” and follow the instructions.  

Sorry, ticket sale is now closed. You will need to buy tickets at the venue at $20 per person. Children under 18 are always free.

Q: What is the ticket price?

A: Ticket prices are as follow: 

  • $15 per person if you buy online, which will close on 10/13/2017
  • $20 per person at the venue
  • FREE for children under 18 years of age
  • IARI Members who have paid membership dues for 2017 by 10/11/2017 will get FREE TICKETS.

Q: How can I get free tickets? 

A: Sorry, if you missed the opportunity to get the free tickets.

 Free tickets were offered to those of you who paid IARI Membership dues for 2017 by 10/11/2017. Now, you can buy tickets at $15 until 10/13/2017. 

If you have paid IARI membership dues for 2017 by 10/11/2017, please your PAYMENT RECEIPT and bring it to the theater to claim your free tickets.  

Q: How many free tickets will members get?

A: Members who have paid individual membership will get 1 free ticket and those who have paid family membership will get 2 free tickets for you and your spouse. You will need to buy tickets for other family members who are over age of 18 years.

Q: Is there a FREE PARKING available?

A: Please visit the following link for information about parking: http://www.parktheatreri.com/about/free-parking

Q: What is the program timeline?

A: This year, the program will be first, followed by dinner

  • 4:30 pm – Seating in the theater
  • 5:00 pm – Diwali Program

The program will start at 5:00 pm SHARP. We request all of you to come ON TIME so that you do not miss any performances. 183 performers will be performing at the event. Please respect their efforts by your timely presence.

Q: Is the dinner included in the ticket price?

A: No. Food will be sold at a reasonable cost by MAHARAJA Indian Restaurant of Narragansett, RI.

Q: Who is serving the food and what is the menu?

A: Food will be sold at a reasonable cost by MAHARAJA Indian Restaurant of Narragansett, RI. 

Appetizers will be available starting 4:30 pm and 

Dinner will be available after the program starting 8:00 pm.

  • Appetizers: Veg. Samosa ($3), Veg. Pakora ($3)
  • Veg. Platter ($10): Saag Paneer, Chana Masala, Mixed Daal, Rice, Naan
  • Non-Veg. Platter ($10): Chicken Tikka Masala, Chana Masala, Saag Paneer/Mixed Daal, Rice, Naan
  • Drinks: Mango Lassi ($3), Sodas ($1), Water ($1)
  • Dessert: Gulab Jamun ($2)

Thank you.


When: October 15, 2017, 4:30 PM

Location: Park Theatre, 848 Park Avenue, Cranston, RI 02910

About IARI

The India Association of Rhode Island (IARI) is a non-profit, non-political, and non-religious organization that strives to represent the various issues concerning a growing Asian-Indian community in the State of Rhode Island.

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