Southampton Mela Festival 2017

Music and Dance

Saturday 15th July

12 noon - 9pm

Hoglands Park (opp Debenhams)

On Saturday 15th July Southampton’s biggest free family festival is back.  The Southampton Mela Festival will fill Hoglands Park  (a city centre park) with music, dance and family activities from around the world.
The Southampton Mela Festival is a long-standing summer highlight in Southampton’s events calendar. Now in its 16th year the festival is estimated to attract 20,000 people from along the South coast. 
“The Southampton Mela Festival has built a reputation as a great  free family day out with plenty of entertainment and activities for young and old. We create memorable performances,  the people create a memorable atmosphere – it is a very special day”  Vinod Desai MBE, Southampton Mela Programmer and Art Asia Chief Executive
Each year we bring new international acts and artists from across the globe as well as firm favourite like Bollywood, Bhangra, Qwaail, Flamenco, World and Fusion music and dance.
The Southampton Mela Festival takes place on Saturday 15th July from 12 noon until 9pm at Hoglands Park (the park near Debenhams). For more information visit