India will embrace and celebrate the 73 years of Independence this August 15, 2019, and we’re more than excited to celebrate the country’s freedom from the British rule. This Independence Day celebration, we can’t help but reflect upon the rich tradition and culture that India possesses. On Independence Day we honor the land and the fellow countrymen by exchanging sweets, greeting each other and hoisting the tricolour national flag & other Independence day decoration all around. Parades are held and speeches are given to symbolize the struggle and the long but defining victory and achievement of freedom that India very deservedly enjoys today. India’s freedom struggle has been etched in history as a major victory to humanity and so are the freedom fighters considered heroes of the nation. Today Independence Day is a national holiday, where people indulge in various activities to celebrate this special day across the nation. If you are wondering about how to make the best out of the Indian Independence day 2019, we have some suggestions for you.

A stage rightly set for celebrations

Independence Day celebration is a much awaited occasion in India and none more so than Delhi. Delhi serves as the country’s political capital and is the main stage for the Independence Day decoration activities. Red Fort is the place where the hoisting of the national flag by the President of India and singing the national anthem. Independence Day celebration is declared as a Gazetted holiday and is celebrated by everyone around the country. Since it’s the day of optimism, pride and hopes it is essential to spend the day in a meaningful manner.  

Here are the top 10 fun activities to indulge in this Independence Day 2019:

1. Take a trip to somewhere memorable / Historical Walk

This year’s Independence day celebration falls on a Thursday and that is well suited as it is closer to the weekend. If you can get the Friday off, then you can plan for a short family trip filled with fun activities. You can visit a historical museum, go to the beach, take on an adventure like a trek or an off-road ride. The options to utilize the Independence day in an effective manner are many and we also suggest you visit a monument or a location that signifies the struggles and victory of India to gain its Independence. Another way of Indian Independence day celebrations is to check into a resort or a spa and pamper you with the best relaxing day yet. To make your trips worth it, literally, we have added an amazing Zoomcar coupon for amazing discounts, click here.

2. Taking part in a flag hoisting ceremony

Hoisting the national tricolor flag is an essential part of the Independence Day celebration, and it is essential for everyone to take part in one even if its hosted by your local community. It signifies the pride and the happiness of gaining Independence and also the heights to which India has reached as an Independent country. If you are nowhere close to one, then do so digitally by hoisting the flag on Vishumoney and also get rewarded for showcasing your patriotism. And if you are in Delhi, don’t miss the chance to witness the Presidents address of the nation on the Eve of Independence day celebration at the red fort. Do carry your Indian flag replica or purchase it from the Independence Day offers on Amazon. Get amazing discounts on your purchases, click here.

3. Colour coordinated dressing

When its Indian Independence day, we represent! Yes, it would be a great way to make an impression and feel patriotic by flaunting a tricolor coordinated dressing which symbolizes the colors on the national flag. This can be done when you are going out or when you take part in the Independence day celebrations at your community, school. College or even your workplace. We are sure your colleagues would be more than thrilled to replicate your style for a day. Get colour coordinated dresses from Myntra and click here for amazing Myntra Discount Coupons.

4. Watching patriotic movies

This one is a no brainer, watching a movie on a holiday is a weekly ritual many people follow. Since Independence Day is we would like to remember our freedom fighters and heroes who made Independence happen, it is only right to watch a patriotic movie on the Indian Independence day 2019. Most movie channels on the Cable TV will feature one or more patriotic movies that can set you feeling proud and happy to be an active part of this great country. You can also try to catch the upcoming movie called Mission Mangal this Independence day 2019, also get amazing offers from Bookmyshow, click here.

5. Being your own personal chef and cook tricolor dishes

Nothing like cooking for yourself, but when it comes to Independence Day you can create very interesting tricolor dishes that taste great and are a treat visually. The number and the variety of dishes that you can work on are unlimited and you also can transform regular dishes to colour-coordinated combos not only impressing your guests but also promoting the Independence Day. You can also cook for the entire family a plan extravagant lunch and dinner to make sure they are entertained and everyone has a great time. Few dishes you can cook this Independence Day are colour coded cakes, pastries and other dishes which are perfect for the occasion. Get all the raw materials required for your appetizing meals from Big basket and get amazing discounts, click here.

6. Fly Kites with your friends and family

Flying Kites has something about it that frees our soul. To witness and guide the kite to float in the wind gives everyone involved an amazing feeling of happiness. This is why it is the perfect time to gather your family and together fly kites all day. You can structure your entire day around this making it a picnic setting and also get to teach your family members how to fly a kite. While you get to buy Kites of different shapes, colour, and sizes and we recommend you go for the tricolor one which signifies the importance of the day. You can either craft your own Kite or buy it from Flipkart. Get the best discounts by clicking here.

7. Indulge in patriotic books and songs

Independence Day is the perfect time to go into the nostalgia mode, tracking back to the days of the freedom struggle. Independence Day for India is a significant event in world history and many books and songs have depicted it in very many versions. The book called ‘Midnight Children’ by Salman Rushdie is a perfect book to start off your independence day India 2019. You can also explore the early patriotic songs such as ‘Maa Tujhe Salaam’ by A.R.Rahman and many other songs. This will give you a clearer perspective of the history behind the freedom struggle and also give you a relaxing me-time. Listen to your favorite songs anytime anywhere with the help of Gaana app, get a 3-month subscription click here.

8. Shop online on Independence day

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9. Binge-watch TV all-day

Getting a day off to recoup on everything you must have missed on the television could be a very entertaining and fun way to spend your Independence Day. This is especially relevant if you are away from home and have absolutely nothing to do on Independence Day. You can Netflix and chill all day, binge-watching your favorite series and shows that you may have missed or may want to watch again just for entertainment purposes. This will ensure that you will have an engaging and amazing day on the Independence Day India 2019.

10. Visit an orphanage and sponsor the lunch

The last thing you can do on an Independence Day is that you can visit an orphanage and sponsor their lunch. Even if India is a free country and prospering, many are unfortunate enough to be blessed with the finer things in life. Like the Independence fighters and heroes, you can become a hero to a child by stepping forward and sponsoring the lunch of an Orphanage and delighting the children with delicious food on Independence Day. This will help you to spread happiness on this fantastic day.