Chicago Indian Community Events


Auroa, Lemont, Devon Ave & surrounding areas in Chicago, Schaumburg, Palatine, Bensenville, Naperville, Niles and Westmont in Illinois are home to a vibrant 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 Hindu temples and Chicago Indian community associations.

A majority of festival events organized by the Chicago Hindu temples are free.

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

Visit ChicagoIndia.us frequently to find out forthcoming events organized by various Chicago Hindu temples and Indian community organizations.


January 12, 2019
Lohri Celebrations
Where: Chicago Shivalaya 318 W. Grand Ave. Suite 201 Chicago, IL 60654

When: January 12, 2019

Contact: 312-595-0555

January 13, 2019
Lohri Celebrations
Where: Chicago Rama Temple 10915 Lemont Rd Lemont, IL 60439

When: January 13, 2019 5:30PM

Contact: 630-972-0300

January 13, 2019
Makara Sankranti Kite Festival
Where: Swaminarayan Mandir 1851 S IL Route 59 Pramukh Swami Rd Bartlett, IL 60103

When: January 13, 2019 3PM-5:30PM

Contact: 630-213-2277

January 14, 2019
Pongal Celebrations
Where: Chicago Rama Temple 10915 Lemont Rd Lemont, IL 60439

When: January 14, 2019 5:30PM

Contact: 630-972-0300

January 14, 2019
Makara Sankranti Pongal
Where: Chicago Manava Seva Mandir 101 S. Church Rd Bensenville, IL 60106

When: January 14, 2019

Contact: 630-860-9797

January 14, 2019
Chicago Makara Sankranti Pongal Celebrations
Where: Chicago SVS Hindu Temple 1145 West Sullivan Rd, Aurora, IL 60506

When: January 14, 2019

Contact: 630-844-2252

January 14 & 15, 2019
Makara Sankranti Pongal Celebrations
Where: Chicago Shivalaya 318 W. Grand Ave. Suite 201 Chicago, IL 60654

When: January 14 & 15, 2019

Contact: 312-595-0555

January 21, 2019
Thai Poosam Celebrations
Where: Chicago Rama Temple 10915 Lemont Rd Lemont, IL 60439

When: January 21, 2019

Contact: 630-972-0300

January 21, 2019
Thai Poosam Celebrations
Where: Chicago SVS Hindu Temple 1145 West Sullivan Rd, Aurora, IL 60506

When: January 21, 2019

Contact: 630-844-2252

February 3, March 3 & April 7, 2019
Free Health Screening
Where: Chicago Rama Temple 10915 Lemont Rd Lemont, IL 60439

When: February 3, March 3 & April 7, 2019 11:45AM

Contact: 630-972-0300

February 9, 2019
Vasantha Panchami
Where: Chicago SVS Hindu Temple 1145 West Sullivan Rd, Aurora, IL 60506

When: February 9, 2019

Contact: 630-844-2252

February 9, 2019
Basant Panchami Celebrations
Where: Chicago Shivalaya 318 W. Grand Ave. Suite 201 Chicago, IL 60654

When: February 9, 2019

Contact: 312-595-0555

February 9, 2019
Vasantha Panchami
Where: Chicago Rama Temple 10915 Lemont Rd Lemont, IL 60439

When: February 9, 2019

Contact: 630-972-0300

February 10, 2019
Vasant Panchami
Where: Swaminarayan Mandir 1851 S IL Route 59 Pramukh Swami Rd Bartlett, IL 60103

When: February 10, 2019 3PM-5:30PM

Contact: 630-213-2277

February 11, 2019
Ratha Saptami
Where: Chicago SVS Hindu Temple 1145 West Sullivan Rd, Aurora, IL 60506

When: February 11, 2019

Contact: 630-844-2252

February 11, 2019
Ratha Saptami
Where: Chicago Rama Temple 10915 Lemont Rd Lemont, IL 60439

When: February 11, 2019

Contact: 630-972-0300

March 4, 2019
Maha ShivaRatri
Where: Swaminarayan Mandir 1851 S IL Route 59 Pramukh Swami Rd Bartlett, IL 60103

When: March 4, 2019

Contact: 630-213-2277

March 4, 2019
Maha Shivaratri Celebrations
Where: Chicago Shivalaya 318 W. Grand Ave. Suite 201 Chicago, IL 60654

When: March 4, 2019

Contact: 312-595-0555