Independence Day- Events And Celebrations In The City

Besides serving as a reminder of liberation from a foreign rule, a country’s Independence Day is a celebration of life, the spirit of humanity and its freedom from all literal and metaphorical shackles. And as the 70th jubilation of India’s independency is drawing near, people all over the country are puffed up with nationalism and happiness.

The shops and eateries all over the country are offering great deals to cherish the occasion and with that, the city beautiful – Chandigarh, has also come up with some awesome events and offers to enjoy this significant day to the fullest

The Unfurling of Country’s Flag


Credits: The Indian Express

The national flag will be hoisted by the Governor and UT administrator VP Singh Badnore, followed by folk dances and cultural programmes of Punjab and Rajasthan.

When: Wednesday, 15th August

Timings: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Where: Parade Ground, Sector 17, Chandigarh.

Independence of Expression with VR Punjab


The regional lifestyle destination, VR Punjab will organize rangoli and painting contests, fancy dress competition for kids, blood donation camp, releasing of exquisite sky lanterns in the evening and a lot more.

When: Wednesday, 15th August

Timings:  10 a.m. onwards

Where: NH-21, Kharar Road, Sector 118, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Punjab

Call: (0172) 670 3300

Run for the Spirit of Freedom 


Participate in the marathon organized for celebrating the fortitude of independence.

When: Wednesday, 15th August

Timings: 5:30 a.m. to 8 a.m.

Where: Sukhna Lake, Sector 1, Chandigarh

Kingdom of Beer

Live Music

Reserve your place for enjoying the live music performance of Sargam and Band, with exclusive offers on various drinks.

When: Wednesday, 15th August

Timings:  8 p.m. to 11:55 pm

Where: Kingdom of Beer, SCO 28, Madhya Marg, Sector 26, Chandigarh

Call: 98880 14440

Hair Masters

hair masters

Get advance hairspa and 50% off on haircolour, hair smoothening and rebonding till 15th August; and keratin treatment @3999 from 10th to 20th August.

Where: Hair Masters, SCO 180-182, Near Garewal Eye Institute, Sector 9-C, Chandigarh

Call:  (0172) 400 4666

Pure Home + Living    

pure home

Grab great discounts of upto 50% on all home décor products.

When: Till 15th August

Where: Pure Home + Living, Shop No- 249, 2nd Floor, Plot No- 178-178A, Elante Mall, Industrial Phase 1, Chandigarh

Call:  (0172) 506 9041



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