Food Festivals

In accordance with the Tourism Policy of Government of West Bengal, West Bengal Tourism has taken up aggressive campaign in marketing and publicizing their products, services and other related activities, not only in the national market but also internationally. Hence West Bengal Tourism is regularly participating in various fairs and festivals in the national and international levels and also is organizing the same in the state to promote tourism to the national and international tourists and also to showcase the diverse art, culture and cuisine of the state.

Ilish to relish. A cruise to cherish - Ilish Utsav by WBTDC

Presenting the unique Ilish Utsav, on August 16, 2015. This festival with a delightful twist will be held on the cruise of WBTDC, and will give you an exclusive opportunity to treat your taste buds with a variety of mouth watering dishes of Ilish for a delightful lunch, as you enjoy a relaxing trip on the river. Book your seats today, for an ungorgettable experience that you will not want to miss!...Click here for Online Booking

Cruise will leave Babughat at 11 a.m., Rs. 1,500/- (inclusive of Taxes) per head, for the trip and the treat. Hurry! Limited tickets available.

Digha Beach Festival

Revel in fun and games on the sea and the beaches of Digha and Mandarmani and get into a high spirited celebratory mood, let your hair down. Let the Barbeques and Fireworks begin ! The four-day festival, scheduled to be held from January 13 to 16, is being organised by the tourism and youth affairs ministries and the Digha Sankarpur Development Authority.

Sea Food Festival

If adventure sports is not your thing, you could easily indulge the gourmet in you. There’ll be a seafood festival, where you could select your favourite sea fish that would be cooked in front of you for your delectation. Hilsa, Pomphret, Bhetki and Prawn would be some of the sea food Digha is famous for.

Kolkata Christmas Festival

Christmas carols, choir, light and sound exhibition, rock music, shimmering lights, delectable food - these are the myriad nuances of Christmas Celebration at Park Street in Kolkata. Christmas in Kolkata cannot be complete without an illuminated Park Street and a mad jostle to get into one of the famed restaurants at the city's entertainment hub. Kolkata will be swinging to the Yuletide spirit like never before this winter. The city's entertainment hub will usher in December with a unique Christmas Carnival, bringing together different communities through music, food and carols at a street mela. To be held at Park Street from December 18th to December 25th, the festival - the first of its kind in the city - will be inaugurated by chief minister Mamata Banerjee at the Allen Garden.

Panch Vyanjan-Vegetarian Food Festival

Dive in to the taste of authentic veg cuisine, Dive in to the taste of authentic veg cuisine, Vegetarian Food Festival on the Ganges on 8th February, 2015, 4 Hours Cruise on MV Sumangal, Departure from New Babughat Jetty at 11 a.m. (Beside Eden Gardens Circular Railway Station) - Treat yourself to some authentic vegetarian delights from North and West India, on a fun-filled cruise on the beautiful Ganges. Book your seats for the WBTDC Panch Vyanjan, a one-of-its-kind vegetarian food festival, and grab this unique opportunity to satisfy your taste buds: Buffet Lunch Rs. 999/- per head (Inclusive Tax)

'Nale Jhole' - Dum Dum Food Festival


'Nale Jhole', the Dumdum Food Festival is a popular food festival being organised since last two years. it covers a wide range of brands like Mainland China, Pizza Hut, Bhojohori Manna, Banccharam, Dhaka Biriyani House, Koshe Kasha and many more. Features of the festival are delicious and mesmerizing flavors to give the people different palettes of taste and feel of the dishes.