2015 India Day

Color, Music and Dance Mark Naperville’s First India Day Parade

The first ever India Day parade in Naperville, IL to observe the 69th anniversary of India’s independence from the British was an unprecedented success with an estimated participation of over 10,000 spectators, many of whom came from neighboring suburbs and states.

A colorful procession of 64 participants with 15 intricately decorated floats sponsored by various community organizations, businesses and restaurants wended its way along the parade route in Naperville downtown.  Several local and international dance groups representing the diverse dance forms and music of India were part of the procession which ended in Central Park, Naperville.