Summers is the Mango season in India, and July is the month of celebrating the “King of fruits” at mango heaven, which is the International Mango Festival.
The International Mango Festival is held every year in New Delhi and is organized by Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC), in coordination with other organizations.
It is a must visit festival for mango lovers where you can taste and enjoy over 1000 variety of mangoes for free. You can see almost all variety of mangoes here from different states of India. Among some are Langda Mango, Dussehri Mango, Alphonso Mango, Fasli Mango, Bombay Green Mango, Sindheri Mango, Chausa Mango.
In 2019 Delhi International Mango Festival will be held from 9th July to 10th July at Dilli Haat, Janak Puri.
The event started back in 1987, and since then every year Delhi host mango festival for mango lovers bringing together mango growers, sellers and horticulturists from across the country.
Here to can get all type of mangoes and mango plants, even processed mango items like jam, chutney, pulp, juice and jelly are sold. Beside tasting the mangoes you can join many fun activities here like mango eating competitions, mango folk performances, cultural performances, mango quizzes and slogan writing competition.
If you love cooking than there are special stalls from chefs who will share different kind of mango shakes, dishes and desserts you can make. The festival is very popular among locals as well as tourists and if you happen to go Delhi then this is not to be missed event.