IN THIS POST
- Lahore International Book Fair
- Pakistan Super League 2023
- Daachi 2023
- Mahara Unplugged
Are you looking for something fun and interesting to do this weekend?
If you live in Lahore, you’re in luck because the vibrant metropolis offers a ton of exciting activities for people of all ages throughout the month. The city is renowned for its picturesque architecture, a wealth of green spaces, eccentric restaurants, and mesmerising tourist attractions. It also plays host to many memorable and beautifully organised local and international events held specifically for families, professionals, scholars, business communities, and artists.
So, to make it easier for you to mark your calendars, we have rounded up the most prominent events in Lahore taking place this March.
Upcoming Events in Lahore – March 2023
Here are some of the most noteworthy events and festivals in Lahore that you should know about.
36th Lahore International Book Fair
Buy your favourite books at affordable prices at the 36th edition of the Lahore International Book Fair – one of the top upcoming events in the Lahore Expo Centre.
Perfect for kids and adults of all ages, this much-awaited event is being held from March 1 to 5, 2023, by LIBF Trust. It is an ideal place to visit this month if you are an avid book lover seeking to expand your home library or a student looking for a wide selection of educational books all available in one place.
This five-day Lahore International Book Festival also presents parents with a golden opportunity to develop a love for books among their children. After all, attending book fairs can motivate young ones to improve their reading and comprehension by giving them access to a large variety of books.
Event Organiser: LIBF Trust
Event Schedule: March 1 – 5 | 10:30 AM to 10:30 PM
Contact number: 042-3735 6228
Venue: Expo Centre, 1-A Abdul Haque Road, Trade Centre Commercial Area, Phase 2, Johar Town, Lahore.
Ticket: Free entry
Pakistan Super League, 2023
Get ready to enjoy the upcoming matches of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Lahore.
The eighth edition of the highly anticipated tournament kicked off on February 13 with a spectacular opening ceremony in Multan. While the first round of matches took place in Multan and Karachi, the remaining are to be played in Lahore and Rawalpindi.
Lahore Qalandars is scheduled to go toe-to-toe against Quetta Gladiators, Multan Sultans, and Karachi Kings in the up-and-coming matches held at their home ground of Gaddafi Stadium – the fourth largest stadium in Pakistan. The qualifier, eliminators, and final matches will also be played here.
Event Organiser: Pakistan Cricket Board
Event Schedule: March 2, 4, 12, 15, 16, 17 and 19
Contact number: 042-35717231-4
Venue: Hafeez Kardar Road, Block E-2, Gulberg III, Lahore
Ticket: PKR 650 to PKR 4000
Are you a fan of stand-up comedy? Do you appreciate improv? Are you looking forward to spending your weekend enjoying live music with your loved ones? If your answer is yes, you may want to check out Corporate-ish, an upcoming production by Laugh Out Lounge – a popular comedy club in the city.
Featuring the musical talents of Hamid Hafeez and Abdul Khaliq, this is one of the top musical events in Lahore this weekend. The show will also star Doc Ali, Hazik Ali, Zubair Asghar, Zain Qazi, Hashim Imran, Nishwah Khan, Amna Dilawar, and Maya. Corporate-ish will be held on Friday at the flagship workspace of Colabs in Gulberg, Lahore, making it easily accessible for those living in different neighbourhoods.
Event Organiser: Laugh Out Lounge
Event Schedule: March 3 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Contact number: 0334-9751748
Venue: Colabs, 50-N, Gurumangat Road, Block N, Gulberg II, Lahore.
Ticket: PKR 1000
If you are looking for arts and crafts-related family events in Lahore, you will probably be glad to know about Daachi 2023, which is being held between March 4 and 6 at Model Town Community Centre. Organised by Daachi Foundation, this bi-annual exhibition is popular among those who appreciate the efforts of small businesses pursuing artistic endeavours.
Established in 2010, Daachi Foundation is a non-profit organisation that aims to promote and protect the cultural heritage of Pakistan while empowering local craftsmen and artisans. It hosts multiple events throughout the year in different cities, inviting people from all walks of life to view and buy incredible artwork, jewellery, clothes, home décor items, and much more.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to visit the stellar event and buy some beautiful art for your home.
Event Organiser: Daachi Foundation
Event Schedule: March 4 – 6 | 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Contact number: 042-35890490
Venue: Model Town Community Centre, A-Block, Model Town, Lahore
Ticket: PKR 300
If you are looking for musical events in Lahore this month, you don’t have to look any further than Mahara Unplugged – a concert featuring three bands and three different genres. It is a perfect opportunity for one to destress and spend time with friends after a hectic weekend. Moreover, the event is being held on Saturday night, which means you will have an entire day to relax after jamming out to your favourite tunes.
It is also worth mentioning that Mahara Unplugged features Gums – The Band, Kahaniyan – The Band, and NAB – Not Actually a Band. It will take place at HAAM Art Gallery in DHA Phase 8, one of the most affluent neighbourhoods of the bustling metropolis.
Event Organiser: Mahara x HAAM
Event Schedule: March 4 | 7:00 PM onwards
Contact number: 0305-5555492
Venue: HAAM Art Gallery, Block B, Phase 8, DHA, Lahore.
Ticket: PKR 1500
This concludes our roundup of the upcoming events in Lahore for March 2023. This list will be updated as required, so make sure to check back frequently.
Also, don’t forget to check our list of upcoming events in Islamabad this month.
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