36th Surajkund Crafts Mela 2023 – Date, Tickets & Other Info

The 36th Surajkund crafts Mela 2023 will occur between February 3rd to February 19th, organized by the Surajkund Mela Authority and Haryana Tourism. The mega art fair is supported by several cabinet ministers, including the Ministry of Tourism, Textiles, Culture, and External Affairs. It will take place at Surajkund, located in Faridabad, Haryana. Ticket prices are set at Rs 120/- on weekdays and Rs 180/- on weekends.

The 36th Surajkund International Crafts Mela is set to make history with an unprecedented number of foreign country participants. With the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) serving as the “Partner Nation,” the event will showcase an array of colors and cultures from around the world, including countries such as Kazakhstan, China, Russia, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Turkey, Cambodia, and the UAE. Additionally, the North Eastern Region of India will be the “Theme State,” sharing its traditional essence on a global stage.

Surajkund Craft Mela 2023 dates?

The Surajkund Craft Mela 2023 will be held from February 3 to February 19, organized by the Surajkund Mela Authority and Haryana Tourism.


Surajkund Craft Mela 2023 Timings?

The 2023 Surajkund Craft Mela will be open from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.


Surajkund Craft Mela Ticket Price?

The entry fee for the Surajkund craft Mela 2023 will vary based on the day of the week. During weekdays, tickets will be priced at Rs. 120, and on weekends, the cost will increase to Rs. 180.

How to book Tickets for Surajkund Mela 2023?

To book tickets for the 2023 Surajkund craft Mela, click here to book tickets through BookMyShow.


Surajkund International Craft Mela 2023 Theme State?

The 2023 Surajkund International Crafts Mela will honor the diverse beauty of India’s Northeast region, also known as Ashtalakshmi, as its theme. With the Northeast serving as the focal point, the event promises to be a magnificent display to both experience and discover.

Immerse yourself in the art, craft, cuisine, and culture of this enchanting region.


Surajkund Mela 2023 theme country or partner nation?

The 36th Surajkund Crafts Mela has the Shanghai Cooperation Organization as its partner nation.


Which metro station is near to Surajkund Mela?

The Badarpur Metro Station, located 14 km from Surajkund Mela, is the closest metro station. With taxis and autos readily available, it takes around 30 minutes to get to the Mela from the station.

Cultural Program Schedule of Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2023:

3rd February (Friday) – The event will kick off with an opening ceremony and choreographed classical performance.
4th February (Saturday) – The North East Fashion Show “Ashtalaxmi” will be followed by a mesmerizing performance by the Tetseo Sisters.
5th February (Sunday) – The day will feature a scintillating folk performance by Padma Shri winner Malini Awasthi.
6th February (Monday) – Enjoy a foot-tapping Haryanvi night by Renuka Pawar and Pranjal Dahiya.
7th February (Tuesday) – A performance by an international dance troupe is scheduled for the day.
8th February (Wednesday) – Mika Singh will be the star performer for the evening.
9th February (Thursday) – A magnificent Benarasi Handloom Fashion Show by FDCI is lined up.
10th February (Friday) – A specially curated Art & Culture evening with a band from Himachal is planned.
11th February (Saturday) – A jugalbandi dance performance by Indian and international performers, followed by a percussionist.
12th February (Sunday) – The day will feature a performance by Bollywood singer Krishna Beura and his band.
13th February (Monday) – The North East evening will feature a dance and rock band performance, followed by a fusion dance.
14th February (Tuesday) – Punjabi Swag Night by Kaka is planned for the day.
15th February (Wednesday) – Enjoy a thrilling performance by the pop and rock band Euphoria.
16th February (Thursday) – A Sufi Duo performance by the Nooran Sisters is scheduled for the evening.
17th February (Friday) – Folk Night by Mame Khan will be the highlight of the day.
18th February (Saturday) – Enchanting India and Handloom Fashion Show by FDCI is planned.
19th February (Sunday) – The event will conclude with a closing ceremony and theme choreographed dance performance.


Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2023 Afternoon Special Competitions Schedule:

Feb 4 (Friday): Clay Competition, 1PM-2PM
Feb 5 (Saturday): Food without fire competition, 12PM-1PM
Feb 6 (Sunday): Face Painting, 1PM-2PM
Feb 7 (Monday): Essay Competition, 1PM-2PM
Feb 8 (Tuesday): RJ Competition, 1PM-4PM; Tattoo Competition, 2PM-3PM
Feb 9 (Wednesday): Best out of waste competition, 1PM-3PM
Feb 10 (Thursday): Flag making competition, 1PM-2PM
Feb 11 (Friday): Mask Making competition, 1PM-2PM
Feb 12 (Saturday): Photography Competition, 12PM-2PM
Feb 13 (Sunday): Handwriting competition, 1PM-2PM
Feb 14 (Monday): Handkerchief Painting Competition, 1PM-2PM
Feb 15 (Tuesday): Quiz Competition, 1PM-2PM
Feb 16 (Wednesday): Nail Painting Competition, 2PM-3PM


How to reach SurajKund Mela?

To reach Surajkund Craft Mela, you can use one of the following modes of transportation:

By Metro: The nearest metro station to Surajkund Mela is the Badarpur Metro Station, which is about 14 km away. From there, you can take a taxi or an auto-rickshaw to reach the Mela.
By Bus: Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses are available from different parts of Delhi to the Surajkund area.
By Car: If you are driving, you can use GPS navigation or maps to reach Surajkund Mela. Parking facilities are available near the Mela grounds.
By Taxi or cab: You can book a taxi or a cab to directly reach Surajkund Mela. This is a convenient option if you are coming from a far distance or if you have a lot of luggage.


The Surajkund International Crafts Mela is an annual celebration of India’s rich and diverse cultural heritage. Held in the town of Surajkund, Haryana, the event brings together over 400 artisans and craftsmen from across India and other countries to showcase their traditional Indian handicrafts, textiles, and handicraft products. With a variety of exhibits and displays, the Mela is a sensory delight and a must-visit for anyone interested in the arts, culture, and history of India. Experience the timeless beauty of India’s heritage and be inspired by the talent of its craftsmen by attending this magnificent celebration of creativity and tradition.



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