Join together in celebration and immerse yourself in transcendental sound vibration.
Experience the maha-mantra and chant at the Festival of the Holy Name!
November 25 and 26, 2016 — 10 AM to 10 PMNovember 27, 2016 — 10 AM to 1:30 PM(Thanksgiving weekend)At ISKCON New Raman Reti in Alachua, Florida
This festival is free as a service to and celebration of the holy names of the Lord and the community. If you'd like to volunteer to assist with the festival in any way, we'd love your help and involvement:
Thank you to those who made last year's festival a success.
You can also see stream the festival live on YouTube.
|3:00 PM||Kid's Kirtan|
|3:45 PM||Vrindavan Dasis|
|1:15 PM||Mrkanda & family|
|2:30 PM||Tulasi-priya & Ekendra|
|4:00 PM||Lalita (Lee)|
11:00 AM–1:00 PM Closing ceremony
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The nearest airports are Gainesville (approx. 20 min.), Jackonsville (approx. 90 min.), Orlando (approx. 2 hrs.), Tampa (approx. 2 hrs.)
ISKCON of Alachua / Hare Krishna Temple
17306 NW 112th Blvd., Alachua, Florida 32615
The following hotels are only a few minutes driving away from the festival location.
16100 Nw Highway 441, Alachua, FL
15920 Northwest US Highway 441, Alachua, FL
15960 NW US Hwy 441, Alachua, FL
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Note: Please bring warm clothes. The weather gets chilly in the evenings.
This festival would not be possible without the involvement of the entire community.
From the organizing team and the volunteers, to the kirtaniyas and cooks, the entire project is based on Vaisnava cooperation and assistance. We appreciate your feedback and support. Please let us know how we can help enhance your experience at next years festival.
Please contact us below to volunteer for a specific service.
There are many devotees that come from out of town every year for the Festival of the Holy Name. Please help them feel welcome to the community and encouraged to participate in the festival. Please contact us if you would help offering your support to any of these devotees in the form of opening your home for a place to stay, transportation accomodations, prasad, or contributing towards the expenses of devotees whos only occupation is spreading Krishna's name.