Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation is hosting two Holi events.
- Preparing for Holi — DIY Gulal on Saturday, March 4th, 2023, from 2 to 3 p.m., at Stevens Creek Nature Center, 15700 Thompson Road, Mint Hill, North Carolina.
- Holi Celebration on Saturday, March 11th, 2023, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., at Elon Recreation Center, 11401 Ardrey Kell Road, Charlotte, North Carolina.
You might also be interested in the Holi celebration at the Hindu Center of Charlotte on March 12th, 2023.
Preparing for Holi — DIY Gulal
Saturday, March 4th, 2023, from 2 to 3 p.m., at Stevens Creek Nature Center, 15700 Thompson Road, Mint Hill, North Carolina.
The cost of the event is $7 for Mecklenburg County Residents and $8 for non-residents.
With Holi only a few days away, you have just enough time to prepare! Uncover the cultural stories and traditions featured during this popular holiday. Create and take home the characteristic brightly colored gulal (powder) for the big day.
Saturday, March 11th, 2023, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., at Elon Recreation Center, 11401 Ardrey Kell Road, Charlotte, North Carolina.
The cost of the event is $5 for Mecklenburg County residents and $6 for non-residents.
Registration in advance is recommended. Day-of registration is subject to availability.
Drop in this afternoon for our colorful festivities celebrating the recent Holi holiday. Cover your friends and family with our safe gulal (colored powder), and explore cultural traditions as you welcome the Spring season!
For your own safety, please wear closed-toed shoes and come prepared for the weather with sun and pest protection as needed. It’s recommended that you bring a form of eye protection such as sunglasses, a refillable water bottle, and a change of clothes.
Admission fee includes an allotted amount of gulal and participation in all county offered activities.
Food and access to certain activities may be available for purchase.
In an effort to prevent any issues associated with unregulated gulal (colored powder), please do not bring your own powder. The gulal provided is sourced from Color Blaze and contains cornstarch, food dyes, and baking soda. For more information refer to https://www.wholesalecolorpowder.com/faqs/.
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Stevens Creek Nature Preserve and Center
15700 Thompson Road
Mint Hill, NC