Inner Harbor

Chariot Festival brings Indian food and culture to the Inner Harbor

Chariot Festival brings Indian food and culture to the Inner Harbor

May 28

I am salivating as I write this thinking about all the pakora, naan, curry, tikka masala, kabobs, biryani, and other Indian grub I’m gonna stuff myself with this Sunday. But the annual Chariot Festival held at the Inner Harbor is more than just a feast for the belly. The festival’s anchor is the Ratha Yatra, a tradition that dates back 15 years in Baltimore and five millennia in India to celebrate the journey of the deities Jagannath, Balarama, and Subhadra to the Gundicha Temple. Bright and intricately decorated chariots pulled by...

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