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It's almost time for Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Updated: Oct 19, 2021

Diwali the five-day Festival of Lights and is celebrated by millions around he world. It coincides with harvest and new year celebrations and signifies new beginnings, the triumphs of good over evil and light over darkness.

Diwali is bright and colourful and a time for Celebration. For some, it means the annual cleaning and decorating of the house. For others, the last bit of sweets, the end of an array of Hindu celebrations for the year.

If you’re looking to make your celebrations memorable or for that perfect gift for a loved one, check out our ideas from six local businesses in Downtown Oakville.

Featured in photo: Meenia, owner of Maker's Mojo

From Maker's Mojo

331 Lakeshore Road East | Instagram

Maker's Mojo is the home of local handmade finds. They are currently taking custom orders for Diwali Lanterns, available in three wood grains walnut, white oak and maple. To bring light to your celebration, candles wrapped in traditional Indian Fabric as well soy candles in a coconut shell make the perfect addition. And if your Diwali isn't sweet enough, they are also taking orders for traditional Indian Sweets. Customers can order via direct message on Instagram.

Traditional Diwali Lanterns - $79

Indian Fabric Candles, made by Humble Candle - $45

Coconut Shell Soy candles - $36

From COBS Bread

Give friends and family the delight of receiving an assortment of baked goods customized to their preferences. Hit up COBS Bread on Lakeshore to choose from freshly baked bread, scones and pastries that will sweeten your loved ones’ Diwali celebration.

Mini Cinnamon Buns - 6 pack $7.99

Double Chocolate Scone - $2.50 each

From Fiori Oakville

Say Happy Diwali with a lush plant or floral arrangement from Fiori Oakville. Fiori’s features a boutique-style and walk-in cooler showcases of charming and trendy floral arrangements and designs. Check them out in person, or browse through their website while taking advantage of a free, same-day delivery service in Oakville.

Succulent Garden Log - $135 Order now

Garden of Roses - $75

From Moons Flowers

Palms are one of the most common garden plants in India. You can keep it indoors to bring positivity and good fortune. It also helpful in removing impurities from the air and make it fresh. Check out Moon's flowers for their vast selection of plants, the perfect unique figt for relatives, friends or colleagues.

Palm Tree with Basket - $120

From Saje Natural Wellness

194 Lakeshore Rd E | Website | Gift Cards Wishes of health and wellness for all. Gift your loved ones inspiring scents and fresh aromas to complement their Diwali celebrations. Saje Natural Wellness carries a wide range of essential oil kits to support the mind, body and home.

Aroma (Be Free) Cosmic Blue Diffuser - $118 Buy online

Happy Home Diffuser Blend - $48

From Oakville Jewelry

255 Lakeshore Road East

Bring prosperity home this Diwali. Gifts of gold jewelry, are considered by many as a great way to enhance both beauty and appearance. From pendants to bracelets and rings, Oakville Jewelry offers a variety of pieces. You can even design your own custom piece.

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