Mumbai’s happiest and quirkiest flea market –The Lil Flea – is back with a bang as it turns three! The event is slated for two weekends –from April 1&2, April 8&9 –with an amazing line-up of luxurious brands, eateries, drinks and more at JioGarden in Bandra. The new edition of the fest is power-packed with new trends and artists from all over India, making it a perfect getaway for people who love to explore.
Lil Flea houses 250+ designer stalls that retails latest trends in apparel, accessories, footwear and home decor. For foodies, the place is an ultimate bliss with delicious cuisines around the globe. Beside the usual vibrant decor and fantastic vibe, the festival will also host a midnight movie screenings, beer and wine garden, games bar, midnight movie screening, book exchange and more.
To mark the anniversary celebration, Kulture Shop, India’s premier artist collective, has created a 40 feet art wall that showcases works of some of the best Indian graphic artists.
Venue: JioGarden, BKC, Mumbai Gate 3, Pt No: RG1A, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East
When: April 1&2, April 8-9
Timings: 3 pm and 12 am
Cost: Rs 250
We give you 8 reasons to attend this edition of Lil Flea.
- Read it, swap it
While visiting the fest, carry a book that you are done with reading and trade them for books from the shelf, without any price.
- Adopt a tree
The nature friendly corner of the market; participate in the initiative by collecting your free seeds, adopt a plant or master the art of organic gardening with the help of sessions here.
Does your definition of a perfect weekend calls for a drink? Then head to ‘Stage Left’. It is a one-of-a-kind experience curated by BarCzar and The Lil Flea that bring biggest names in the city under one roof. The participating cocktail bars, micro-breweries and winery are Barking Deer, Bombay Cocktail Bar, Brewbot, Cool Story, Sula, The Stables, White Owl and Woodside Inn.
The fest also has some amazing drinking games like Beer pong, Drunk jenga and more.
- Movie under the stars
Upgrade your weekend with the old-school ‘mid-night movie sessions under the stars’ with a handy combo of headphones and food. Movies like Audrey Hepburn’s ‘Roman Holiday’, Jack Nicholson’s ‘As good as it gets’ and French classic ‘Amelie’ are expected to be screened from 10 pm to midnight.
- Virtual reality Check
Smaaash brings amazing blend of technology and fun with super fun Virtual reality games. You have the right to choose whether you want to fight vertigo on the walk the plank game or fight others in combat.
Visitors can also experience cinema in a whole new way with a degree view of every shot.
- Master a ‘new’ art
Participate in the unique workshop called the ‘Charcoal workshop’ that allows you to explore monochrome like never before. In addition, there is a story-telling workshop to master the art of storytelling and interact with like-minded people.
- A treat for music enthusiasts
Lil Flea is a treat for the lovers of music with an amazing line-up, which includes Fanculos, The Lightyears Explode, Kabir Cafe, Thaalavattam, Prem Joshua, Swarathma and Kimochi Yukai, among others.
- Mini summer camp for kids
Bring your kids along and drop them at the mini summer camp for kids that host amazing workshops including puppet making. There are also games and playful arts for kids.