Kankaria Carnival 2023 Timings, Program List & Ticket Price

Published By: Jignesh Gohel on December 29, 2023

Are you excited about the upcoming Kankaria Carnival? The carnival is set to begin on December 25 at Kankaria Lake in Ahmedabad City, Gujarat, and is expected to give a significant boost to the state’s tourism sector. Since its remodel in 2008, the carnival has taken place at Kankaria Lake and has become a popular attraction in Gujarat. This year, the Kankaria Carnival promises to offer a wide range of tourist activities and attractions suitable for visitors of all ages.

Before we start sharing more details about the program list and ticket price, let us share some information about the Kankaria Carnival.

What is Kankaria Carnival?

The Kankaria Carnival is organized by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation at Kankaria Lake every year during the last week of December. It is a week-long festival filled with exciting events such as fireworks, lighting shows, comedy, music, and dance performances by local celebrities. You can also enjoy family-friendly activities like Kids City and the Toy Train, as well as more immersive experiences including the Nocturnal Zoo and Butterfly Garden. This festival is aimed at bringing joy and excitement to the city and is open for all.

Kankaria Carnival 2023

In 2023, visitors can take selfies at the Chandrayaan-3 and My City My Pride-themed selfie points. Additionally, a virtual reality show based on the themes of Heritage Ahmedabad and Developed India will offer a unique immersive experience.

The Kankaria Carnival ends each day with a spectacular laser show. The show is themed on “Viksit Bharat Sankalp” and is mesmerizing to watch.

It is expected that a large number of people will flock to Ahmedabad for this most awaited event of the year.

Stay with us on our blog as we give you more details about the schedule, timings, entry fees, events, attractions, and rides with the latest updates.

Kankaria Carnival in Ahmedabad 2023:

Kankaria Carnival
Kankaria Carnival

Kankaria Carnival Program List and Timing

According to the official Twitter and Instagram account of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, here is the brief about the program list and its timing.

As the program details are regularly published by the official AMC Twitter account, we have listed the details as per the information we have. Here is the list of programs you can enjoy this season:

Date 25th Dec 2023 – Inauguration by the Honorable Chief Minister of Gujarat and other respected politicians & celebrities. Checkout inauguration ceremony video here:

25th December, 2023Lok Dyro by Yogesh Gadhvi & Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam Theme based Program
26th December, 2023Musical Performance by Arun Dev Yadav
27th December, 2023Lok Dyro by Kirtidan Gadhvi
28th December, 2023Gujrati Lok Sangit Program by Divya Chaudhari
29th December, 2023Hindi and Gujarati Sangit Performance by Parth Oza
30th December, 2023Live music concert by Mirande Shah
31th December, 2023Ek Yad Rafi Ke Bad & Bharat Sankalp Theme based program

You can also refer to the official Twitter account to get the latest update about Kankaria Carnival 2023:

Activities in Kankaria Carnival:

Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam
  • Horror House
  • Laughing Club gatherings and Yoga Classes
  • Gujarat Police’s Arms Exhibition
  • Mega Magician Show
  • Senior Citizens Sports Festival
  • Dog and Horse Show
  • Roller coaster rides and fruit rides for children
  • Fireworks Display
  • Musical & cultural performances by students of various schools, colleges, and private institutions.

How to Reach Kankaria Lake:

  • By Road: You can find rickshaws or book an auto from anywhere in Ahmedabad to reach Kankaria.
  • By Bus: It takes 10 minutes to travel from Geeta Mandir Bus Station to Kankaria Lake.
  • By Train: Maninagar Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 1 km.

Additional Details about Kankaria Carnival:

Kankaria Carnival Ticket PriceThe entry ticket for the Kankaria Carnival is free.
Kankaria Carnival DatesFrom 25th December to 31st December, 2023
Kankaria Carnival Timings10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Kankaria Zoo remains closed every Monday.
Kankaria Lake WebsiteKankaria Lake
Google Map LocationClick here
Official WebsiteKankaria Carnival 2023

FAQs About Kankaria Carnival 2023:

What is the Kankaria Carnival in Ahmedabad?

Kankaria Carnival is a week-long annual festival celebrated in the last week of December at Kankaria Talav, Ahmedabad, featuring music and dance performances, sports & yoga activities, cultural programs, fireworks displays, performances by students, & social activities.

Where is Kankaria Carnival celebrated in 2023?

Kankaria Carnival will be celebrated at Kankaria Lake in Ahmedabad City of Gujarat from December 25th to December 31, 2023.

What is the entry fee for Kankaria Carnival?

Entrance to Kankaria Carnival is free of charge, with no fee required for visitors to enjoy the festivities and attractions.

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3 thoughts on “Kankaria Carnival 2023 Timings, Program List & Ticket Price

  1. rajesh

    December 12, 2023 at 11:50 am

    this is a nice blog on kankaria carnival. i loved it. thanks

  2. Parag Joshi

    December 27, 2022 at 2:44 pm

    Kankaria Carnival is well organized every year

    1. TheIndia

      December 28, 2022 at 10:37 am

      Yeah, Parag! it’s true. There’re so many cultural activities, which are well organized & planned like every year. Thank you very much for your valuable reply.


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