April guide to Delhi: Things to do, events and more!

Planning a trip to Delhi in April? Don't worry, the scorching sun doesn't have to put a damper on your adventure. While the crowds might be thinner (score!), the city still has tons to offer. So, ditch the beach fantasies for a sec and get ready to explore Delhi like a pro!

Beating the Heat: Museums and Hidden Gems

National Rail Museum, DelhiNational Rail Museum, Delhi Img: Instagram/ captains_here

Let's face it, Delhi in April is all about finding cool escapes. Here's where museums come in handy. The National Rail Museum is a haven for train buffs, showcasing the evolution of Indian railways through vintage locomotives. Feeling artsy? The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) is a treasure trove of Indian art, from the 1850s onwards. Pro tip: Entry is free for children, and adults only pay INR 20!

Read more: Delhi Opens India's First Dinosaur Park in Sarai Kale Khan

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Craving something more unique? Take a walk through the Garden of Five Senses. This sensory wonderland uses plants, water features, and even optical illusions to stimulate all five senses. It's the perfect place to relax and reconnect with nature amidst the urban jungle.

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Exploring Delhi's Rich Tapestry

Old DelhiOld Delhi

History buffs, rejoice! Delhi is an open-air museum. Take a heritage walk through Old Delhi and weave your way through narrow lanes, majestic mosques (Jama Masjid, anyone?), and vibrant bazaars like Chandni Chowk. Don't forget to indulge in some yummy paranthas at Paranthe wali Gali – a true Delhi experience!

If you're looking for something a bit grander, head to Red Fort or Humayun's Tomb. These architectural marvels are stunning examples of Mughal history and a must-visit for any Delhi trip.

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Events and Entertainment: Keeping it Lively




April 1-30

Mother Earth Day 2024 #Virtual Marathon and Cyclothon

Participate in a virtual marathon or cyclothon to celebrate Earth Day

April 1-30

Cycling and Running Monthly Challenge

Track your cycling or running progress throughout the month

April 5

Deep Jandu Live @ White Delhi

Live music performance

April 5

Tribute to KK & The Local Train ft. Rishabh Dhawan

Musical tribute to the late singer KK and The Local Train band

April 5

(En)framed: A Workshop on Reprography

Workshop on reprography techniques

April 5

Open Mic for Comedy, Poetry, Storytelling, Singing

Showcase your talents at an open mic night

April 5-7

Horn OK Please - The Happiest Food Festival

Food festival featuring a variety of cuisines

April 6

Introduction to Colour Associations and Colour Psychology

Workshop on the psychology of color

April 6

Weaving Narratives

April 6

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals (Screening)

Watch the IPL match on the big screen

April 7

Harry Arora presents a tribute to Indian Rock

Live music celebrating Indian rock music

April 7

Screening - Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals

Watch the IPL match on the big screen

April 13

Entrepreneurs Meetup: We Founders Collab

Network with other entrepreneurs

April 14

Open Mic - KHAT 6

Showcase your talents at an open mic night

April 14

Atomy India Success Academy

Business event

April 18

PRALAYAH Records Label Night

Music event featuring artists from the record label

April 19

Vandana Ki Sufi Baithak

Sufi music performance

April 19

Jash-e-Poem and Kahaniyan Grand Mushaira

Mushaira featuring poetry recitals

April 21

Workshop: Chamber of Improv - Improvising in the style of Harry Potter

Improv comedy workshop

April 21

Workshop: Class Apart - Improvising in the style of Jane Austen and Bridgerton

Improv comedy workshop

April 24-28

Public Speaking Mastery

Workshop on improving your public speaking skills

April 26-20 June (dates to be confirmed)

Crypto Unify Conference

Conference focused on the cryptocurrency industry

April 28

Green NCR 10K Run

Running event promoting environmental awareness

April 29

ICCI's Global Tourism Mission

Event focused on global tourism

While April might not be peak event season, there's still something going on. Keep an eye out for exhibitions at NGMA or cultural events like the ICCI's Global Tourism Mission. Feeling musical? Catch an open mic night at a local cafe – who knows, you might discover your inner rockstar!

Read more: Events in Delhi 2024: A complete overview of fun filled events throughout the year

Adventure Awaits: Beyond the City Limits

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Need a break from the city heat? Escape to Surajkund Lake and Forest Reserve for a day trip. This scenic spot is perfect for a picnic, a boat ride, or simply soaking in the beauty of nature. Feeling adventurous? Sign up for a hot air balloon ride over Delhi and get a bird's-eye view of the city's magnificent monuments.

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So, there you have it! Delhi in April might surprise you. With a little planning and these tips, you can have an amazing trip filled with history, culture, and hidden gems. Don't forget to pack your coolest cotton clothes, carry a water bottle everywhere, and most importantly, embrace the spirit of Delhi – it's a city that thrives year-round!

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