Tripin 2020 - page 17

SEPTEMBER
Walukarama Esela Perahera
Cultural and religious parade in the city of
Colombo
OCTOBER
Colombo Marathon
Oktoberfest
Takes place in and around Colombo from
the end of October well into November
NOVEMBER
Deepavali Festival
One of the grandest Hindu celebrations
of Sri Lanka. Deepavali is the festival of
lights which symbolizes the victory of good
forces over the evil ones when Lord Rama
defeated King Ravana in the Ramayana
DECEMBER
Adam’s Peak Pilgrimage Season
International Christmas Charity Bazaar
A fundraiser where you would be able to
find handicraft items, baked goods and
items typical of each participating country
for the holiday season. Participants donate
all profits to Sri Lankan charities of their
choice
Christmas pop-up sales
Featuring Sri Lankan brands and imported
products every weekend until Christmas
EVENTS BY DAY
The Good Market
Local and international food, drink and handicraft stalls.
Every Saturday - 10:00–6:00 pm
Colombo Racecourse, Colombo
The Flower Market
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
Different kinds of flowers, fruit plants, garden tools,
ornaments and pots are sold.
Diyatha Uyana, Water’s Edge Road, Battaramulla
Street Art
Saturdays and Sundays
A vast stretch of road lined with beautiful street art, all
for sale.
Greenpath, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha
Colombo
Please bear in mind that in true islander style, some
of these events and festivals may change dates and
venues, but for the most part, this chart will let you
know what to look out for when you are in Sri Lanka.
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