1. Kala Ghoda Arts Festival
When: Late January/early February
Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2019, the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival is undoubtedly the biggest event on Mumbai’s culturati’s calendar. Expect to see imaginative art installations, music, theatre and dance performances, as well as stalls selling handmade products and artisanal food. Plus, there are heritage walks, photography workshops, discussions on urban design, a dedicated children’s programme and much more. Entry to all events is free.