2015 Festival of Colors brings thousands to Spanish Fork’s Krishna Temple

Posted at 3:35 PM, Mar 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-04 19:39:51-04

The Festival of Colors in Spanish Fork attracts thousands of visitors, and the brightly colored celebrations honor the Indian tradition of Holi and heralds the arrival of spring and the passing of winter.

Festival of Colors is celebrated at different times throughout spring in several locations in Utah and elsewhere, but the annual event at Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork is among the largest Holi celebrations–attracting an average of 55,000 visitors over the two-day span, according to their website.

The festival began Saturday and continues Sunday, see the photo gallery above and video below for images from the celebration, which features bands, dancers, yoga, DJs and other events in addition to the famous throwing of colored chalk. Click here for more information on the festival, and be sure to submit your photos from the festival to FOX 13’s gallery.