South-Asian Family Festival at Playland
On Sunday, June 18th, 2023 long-time Canadian event producers Ron Dhaliwal and Happy Joshi will partner on an exciting new event to be held at British Columbia’s most iconic venue – the PNE Fairgrounds. Taking over a large portion of the site, including the Playland Amusement Park and PNE Amphitheatre, the inaugural South Asian Family Festival (SAF Festival) will welcome thousands of guests of all ages for a fun, family-friendly event and include rides, music, arts and culture in a full day of programming.
“We are so excited to bring together the largest number of musicians, comedians, performers for a full day of stage programming, but this event will include so much more,” says Happy Joshi. “The Festival will include a marketplace with vendors from both Canada and India, a fashion show featuring top Indian and Bollywood designers, Playland’s rides which will all be included in the price, a car and truck show and shine plus many other features and attractions.,” says Ron Dhaliwal
The event will run from 12:00pm until 8:00pm on Sunday, June 18th and is anticipated to be the largest South Asian Family music and cultural event in Western Canada.
“The is the first in what we believe will become Canada’s largest annual South Asian music and culture festival,” says Happy Joshi “We are excited to announce our full entertainment lineup in the coming weeks.”