If you haven’t heard of it before, Holi is an annual celebration in the Hindu faith that take places in February or March in honor of the god Krishna and the coming of spring, and as you might be able to figure out, the best place to celebrate it in all of its colorful glory is always India! Of course, India isn’t always an option for most of us, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy the festivities from another spot on the globe! Here are the five best places to celebrate Holi outside of India.
1. Spanish Fork, USA
It might seem like an unlikely destination for a Hindu celebration, but the local Hare Krishna temple in Spanish Fork puts on an incredible Festival Of Colors to coincide with Holi. The event was founded in 1989, and today it attracts an average of 70,000 attendees every year! There is a really welcoming emphasis on all faiths being invited to join in, and the student population at nearby Brigham Young University always love to take part.