The City and downtown businesses are co-sponsoring the Festival of Lights/Diwali Mela Event on Saturday, November 10, all day on Pioneer Blvd.
This unique festival will commence at 11 a.m. and will last until 10 p.m. that evening. Pioneer Boulevard, from 183rd Street to 188th Street, will be closed to host the event.
The street fair will feature a main stage to be used for entertainment throughout the day and booths for selling wares and/or giving information.
Booths will include merchants selling products, food vendors, information booths, and donation collection sites.
Come out and meet your neighbors, and enjoy this important festival for the Artesia community.
Also, in celebration of the actual day of Diwali, the city will offer free two-hour parking on November 3.