NYC Indian Community Events


NYC, Flushing, Jackson Heights in Queens and Hicksville in Long Island are home to an active Indian community.

Classical music and dance programs, Ugadi, Sri Rama Navami, Ganesh Chaturthi, Dasara and Diwali, residential real estate open house tours, and a host of cultural, educational events are organized frequently by various NYC Indian community associations.

Rockefeller Center Christams Tree Lighting © NYIndia.us.NYC Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting
November 28, 2018 - January 9, 2019
A majority of festival events organized by the Hindu temples are free.

Besides the festival celebrations, there are non-profit organizations in NYC that frequently organize art exhibitions, music concerts featuring Indian artists and lectures and talks by Social Science professionals.

Visit NYIndia.us frequently to find out forthcoming events organized by various New York Hindu temples and Indian community organizations.


November 10, 2018
Diwali Annakut
Where: Shiv Shakti Peeth 264-12 Hillside Ave, Floral Park, NY 11004

When: November 10, 2018

Contact: 718-217-4003

November 10, 17 & 24, 2018
Class: Theory of Relativity
Where: Hicksville Public Library 169 Jerusalem Ave Hicksville, NY 11801

When: November 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2018 9:30AM-11:30AM

Contact: 516-931-1417

November 11, 2018
Diwali: Festival of Lights Celebration
Where: Queens Museum New York City Building Flushing Meadows Corona Park Queens, NY 11368

When: November 11, 2018 from 1PM-4PM

November 13, 20 & 27th, 2018
Beginner English for Bengali Speakers
Where: Parkchester Library 1985 Westchester Ave Bronx, NY, 10462

When: November 13, 20 & 27th, 2018 1PM-2PM

Contact: 718-829-7830

November 16, 2018 - January 13, 2019
Ayyappa Mandala Puja
Where: Flushing Ganesh Temple, 45-57 Bowne Street Flushing, NY 11355

When: November 16, 2018 - January 13, 2019

Contact: 718-460-8484

November 17, 2018
Family Yoga
Where: Hempstead Public Library 115 Nichols Court Hempstead, NY 11550

When: November 17, 2018 12PM

Contact: 516-481-6990

November 22, 2018
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Where: Starts at 77th St & Central Park West, to 34th St to Macy's Herald Square, NYC

When: November 22, 2018

November 22, 2018
Rash Purnima
Where: Bangladesh Hindu Mandir 94-39 44th Avenue Elmhurst, NY 11373

When: November 22, 2018

Contact: 718-446-6727

November 22, 2018
Thanksgiving Day
Where: Bangladesh Hindu Mandir 94-39 44th Avenue Elmhurst, NY 11373

When: November 22, 2018

Contact: 516-629-5555

November 23, 2018
Black Friday Meditation
Where: Wave Hill House in Wave Hill Accessible West 249th St & Independence Ave Bronx, NY

When: November 23, 2018 11AM-12PM

December 1, 8, 15 & 22, 2018
Class: Theory of Relativity
Where: Hicksville Public Library 169 Jerusalem Ave Hicksville, NY 11801

When: December 1, 8, 15 & 22, 2018 9:30AM-11:30AM

Contact: 516-931-1417

November 28, 2018 - January 9, 2019
Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting
Where: Rockefeller Center Plaza 49th St (between 5th & 6th Ave, New York, NY

When: November 28, 2018 - January 9, 2019

December 11, 2018
Live Music by Chris Rael & CHurch of Betty
Where: Tompkins Square Library 331 East 10th St New York, NY, 10009

When: December 11, 2018 6PM

Contact: 212-228-4747

December 18, 2018
Gita Jayanti
Where: Hindu Center Temple 45-52 Kissena Blvd Flushing, New York 11355

When: December 18, 2018

Contact: 718-358-6726

December 22, 2018
Geeta Jayanti
Where: Shiv Shakti Peeth 264-12 Hillside Ave, Floral Park, NY 11004

When: December 22, 2018

Contact: 718-217-4003

December 31, 2018
New Year's Eve Celebrations
Where: Hindu Center Temple 45-52 Kissena Blvd Flushing, New York 11355

When: December 31, 2018

Contact: 718-358-6726

Flushing Ganesh Temple Events
Classes in English for Adults
Where: Flushing Ganesh Temple, 45-57 Bowne Street Flushing, NY 11355

What: Classes in English for Adults Every Tuesday @ - 9:00 am

Contact: 718-460-8484

Malayalam School
Malayalam School by Hudson Valley Malayalam Association
Where: South High School, 31 Demarest Mill Road, West Nyack, NY 10954

What: Malayalam School Every Friday from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Contact: shain@shain.com