Colorful Hindu festival Holi takes over Bill Frederick Park this weekend


The Hindu festival of colors, also known as Holi, is celebrated every spring in honor of the triumph of good over evil, which might feel a little counterintuitive right now because the evil of pollen is flourishing. Nevertheless, the Orlando Holi Festival promises to be a vibrant celebration, allergies and all. People will toss colored powder and water at each other while Bollywood music plays in the background (and sets us all up for a Ram-Leela meet-cute). Expect delicious food and a lot more traditional dancing. While the admission is free at the Orlando Holi Festival, parking is $10, so Lyft accordingly.

11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, March 23 | Bill Frederick Park, 3401 S. Hiawassee Road | 407-814-7501 | | free

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