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Ratha yatra, or the Festival of Chariots, is a joyous event that has been celebrated for over 3,000 years in the ancient city of Puri in Orissa, India, making it the oldest street festival in the world. The inaugural event in San Antonio will bring a vibrant celebration of Indian culture and spirituality to Woodlawn Lake Park.

In addition to the cart procession, there will be live vendors, kirtan music (meditation music with ancient chants), art installations, traditional Bharatanatyam dance, drama and theatre, live music, kids activities, a free vegetarian Indian cuisine feast, cultural displays and presentations, henna, live art, free yoga and more. The festival will also include the participation of various non-profit organizations and cultural groups. There will also be a special guest announcement by local district 7 councilwoman Ana Sandoval.

Ratha yatra, or the Festival of Chariots, is a joyous event that has been celebrated for over 3,000 years in the ancient city of Puri in Orissa, India, making it the oldest street festival in the world. The inaugural event in San Antonio will bring a vibrant celebration of Indian culture and spirituality to Woodlawn Lake Park.

In addition to the cart procession, there will be live vendors, kirtan music (meditation music with ancient chants), art installations, traditional Bharatanatyam dance, drama and theatre, live music, kids activities, a free vegetarian Indian cuisine feast, cultural displays and presentations, henna, live art, free yoga and more. The festival will also include the participation of various non-profit organizations and cultural groups. There will also be a special guest announcement by local district 7 councilwoman Ana Sandoval.

Ratha yatra, or the Festival of Chariots, is a joyous event that has been celebrated for over 3,000 years in the ancient city of Puri in Orissa, India, making it the oldest street festival in the world. The inaugural event in San Antonio will bring a vibrant celebration of Indian culture and spirituality to Woodlawn Lake Park.

In addition to the cart procession, there will be live vendors, kirtan music (meditation music with ancient chants), art installations, traditional Bharatanatyam dance, drama and theatre, live music, kids activities, a free vegetarian Indian cuisine feast, cultural displays and presentations, henna, live art, free yoga and more. The festival will also include the participation of various non-profit organizations and cultural groups. There will also be a special guest announcement by local district 7 councilwoman Ana Sandoval.

WHEN

WHERE

Woodlawn Lake Park
1103 Cincinnati Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78201
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TICKET INFO

Admission is free.
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