Mysuru will host Open Street Festival in July to woo tourists

May 18, 2017

In an effort to position Mysuru as an all-year-round-destination for tourists, the district administration is planning to host Open Street festival like the one hosted at Bengaluru. The festival is one of the series of events which will be held to attract tourists throughout the year.

The festival which will be held for the first time in Mysuru, is planned on a Sunday in the second or third week of July. It will showcase the city’s rich heritage and culture where an entire stretch from Hardinge Circle to KR Circle or till Devaraja Urs Road will be transformed into a carnival-like atmosphere.

During the daylong celebration, more than 15 activities including painting and photography competitions, magic and puppet shows, story-telling, cycling, skating, games for children will be held on the streets. There will be foodstalls with a wide array of choices for all the food lovers.