Celebrating Diwali As a Group

Celebrating Diwali As a Group: Ideas for Classrooms, Offices, Neighborhoods, and More

Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is a joyous and vibrant celebration that brings families and communities together. It’s celebrated by people of various cultural backgrounds all around the world. Diwali is the perfect occasion to strengthen bonds and create lasting memories with your group, whether it’s in a classroom, office, or your neighborhood. I’m excited to share creative ideas for celebrating Diwali as a group in different settings.

celebrating Diwali as a group

At Home Celebrations

  • Diwali Bingo: Celebrate the Festival of Lights in a fun and educational way with our Diwali Bingo Game, a collaborative creation by Kulture Khazana and Love Laugh Mirch. This engaging activity is perfect for gatherings, classrooms, or any Diwali celebration/party with a group of 16. DOWNLOAD HERE  

celebrating Diwali as a group

  • Decorate the Home: Decorate the home with flower garlands, fairy lights, and traditional Diwali motifs. A beautifully decorated space creates a festive atmosphere.
  • This washable and reusable Diwali table runner is such a fun idea for at home Diwali parties or a classroom party.celebrating Diwali as a group

    Classroom Celebrations

  • Educational Presentations : Organize a fun presentation along with crafts to teach students about the significance of Diwali, its rituals, and its cultural importance. Here are some small businesses offering Diwali classrooms activities and resources:Diwali Presentation {free}

    DIY Diwali Diya

    Rangoli Sticker Book

  •  Cultural Exchange: Encourage students from diverse backgrounds to share their Diwali traditions with their peers, fostering a sense of inclusion and cultural understanding. Invite them to dress up in their traditional festive attire.celebrating Diwali as a group

Office Gatherings

  • Potluck Lunch: Organize a Diwali-themed potluck lunch where employees can bring and share their favorite traditional dishes. It’s a delightful way to enjoy diverse cuisines. Try these Pumpkin Spice Ladoos for a fun twist on the traditional mithai or these Buttery Aloo Puffs for a savory treat. 
  • Diwali Games: Plan games like Diwali Bingo and card games to add a fun and competitive element to your celebration.celebrating Diwali as a group

Neighborhood Celebrations

  • Community Rangoli: Organize a community rangoli activity, neighbors can create intricate designs in front of their homes with chalk or sand.
  • Lantern Parade: Host a lantern parade in your neighborhood, where neighborhood kids can create and showcase their own decorative lanterns. The vibrant display of lighted lanterns is a magical sight.
  • Fireworks Display: End the evening with a safe and organized fireworks display, bringing the community together for a grand finale.celebrating Diwali as a group

More Group Ideas

  • Give back: Use Diwali as an opportunity to give back to the community. Organize a charity drive to collect essential items or raise funds for a cause that needs support.

Celebrating Diwali as a group in various settings can be a heartwarming and unifying experience. Whether you’re in a classroom, office, or neighborhood, these ideas will help you create memorable and inclusive celebrations that embrace the spirit of togetherness and the joy of Diwali. So, gather your group, light those diyas, and let the festivities begin!

Happy Diwali!


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