12 Vibrant Independence Day Celebration Ideas in Office 2022

Anik Banerjee Anik Banerjee
Aug 5, 2022 10 min read
12 Vibrant Independence Day Celebration Ideas in Office 2022

Being a land of diversity, India is full of occasions and festivals that the countrymen, belonging to different caste, creeds, geographical regions, gender, and ethnicity celebrate. Most of these festivals spring from the religions that the citizens of the country observe and other global holidays, but Independence is entirely our own!

Our distant memories of celebrating our Independence back at our schools and colleges and at our homes, hoisting the Indian flag and tuning our voices to the national anthem, our hearts swelling with passion and pride for our country, have never left us. Yes, they come back every year the same way no matter where we observe Independence day from.

Though the emotions of the Indian citizens on 15th August are the same, the celebrations differ depending upon where we spend the day.

Yes, chocolates and sweets should positively be distributed on the special day when India turned into an independent country but for the office goers there can be some more celebration ideas that can turn the day into a delightful affair.

If you are also wondering how you can celebrate Indian Independence day in 2022 at your office, then here we bring you 12 colorful ideas to enjoy the special day. We have listed the best activities during Independence day that can be done if you have to visit the office that day ahead. So, let's dive into them right now!

Hoisting the Indian Flag
Setting up Traditional Dressing Competition
Decorating the Office in Indian Colours
Conducting a Guest Speech
Arranging Interesting Games to Play
Fact-Checking Sessions
Watching Patriotic Movies
Scheduling Quiz Contests
Hosting Singing and Dancing Competitions
Performing Indian Plays/Dramas
Bonding over a Hearty Lunch/Dinner
Planning Picnic/Tours
How some of the Popular Indian Startups Celebrate Independence Day!

Hoisting the Indian Flag

Flag hoisting is an integral part of the Independence day celebration. By lifting the Indian up and letting it flutter at its own free will, we proclaim our independence. It's almost magical to see the Indian colours coming alive with the Indian flag hoisted. Flag hoisting should be done in every Indian office, and the same should be followed with the singing of the national anthem. The flag hoisting event can come right at the first to commence Independence day at the office.

Setting up Traditional Dressing Competition

The Indian Independence day is to take in the patriotic fervor and donning yourself in Indian colors. Now, India is full of colors oozing from every part of the subcontinent. Therefore, it is always an unputdownable idea to dress in traditional clothes and to make it more interesting, you can conduct a traditional dress competition at your office!

Traditional Dressing Competition - Independence Day
Traditional Dressing Competition - Independence Day

Decorating the Office in Indian Colours

Decorating the office is always a major part of any office celebration. This is something that you cannot miss while celebrating Independence day this year at your office.

Now, if you are lacking ideas, then it’s better to go the simple way, i.e., to deck your office floor in the tricolor of the Indian flag and watch it come alive and Indian!

Using saffron, white and green in the formation as it is on the Indian flag works best, with traces of blue.

Some other independence day decoration ideas in office are associated with:

  • Minature flags - You must not miss the minature flags, regardless of the material with which they are built.
  • Balloons - Balloons are light, airy, and ooze the feeling of freedom that the Indians gained during the independence day. Besides, balloons come in different colours and can also be chosen the tri-colour.
  • Tiranga fans - Beautiful hand-crafted paper fans are popularly sold on independence day. These fans can easily be bought in bundles and used to decorate the office floor to give it an interesting texture.
  • Ribbons - Colourful ribbons can be easily got during independence day, and these tri-colour ribbons can be used to decorate the offices too.
  • Colourful plants - Plants are pleasing to the body and mind. Along with infusing greenery and oxygen to your office floors by choosing green plants, you can also have numerous colourful variants of plants that will give an excellent look to your office. Β 
  • Gates - The entrance gate of your office or your floor can be made really interesting by creating a temporary gate. This can also be done in the tri-colour theme.
  • Lights - Lights offer glitter and glamour to our monotonous days. While working is essential, no one wants to work on the independence day of India. However, installing interesting shades of lights can dispel the monotony at work and rev up your surroundings. Β  Β 
  • Colours and rangoli - No Indian festival can be devoid of colours and rangoli, which includes Indian independence day. The inclusion of colours and rangoli is thus, a must to deck up your office surroundings.
Office Decoration in the Independence Day
Office Decoration in the Independence Day

The independence day decoration ideas in the offices are endless. Creating unique ideas to reflect the patriotic fervour, happiness and feeling of relaxation is something that you simply need to work on. This will, in turn, reward you with immense happiness throughout Independence day. Β 

Conducting a Guest Speech

There is no day better enough to be inspired than the country’s Independence day. Inspiration can be absorbed from many different occasions on this day like movies, speeches, stories, and more.

Guest Speech Independence Day
Guest Speech Independence Day

To motivate the office goers on this special day, you can also request a special guest, preferably someone from the army, navy, police or airforce or a national leader or activist, who works for the country, to share his feelings and work experience in the form of a speech!



Arranging Interesting Games to Play

Independence day is to delve into happiness and rejoice in the fact that we are living our independent lives in this independent nation and this cannot be fully realized if we are not allowed to embrace independence truly.

The offices of today are well-known to monitor the work of their employees and supervise them throughout but on this Independence day let your employees stay away from work and encourage them to play their hearts out!

Arranging interesting games and holding gaming competitions can work well in unwinding the office employees in an enthusiastic way, this August 15, 2022.

Fact-Checking Sessions

The Indian Independence is a landmark event in the history of the country. It was on August 15, 1947, at midnight, that India gained independence, which was concluded by the iconic speech by the would-be Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru.

Did you know that Pakistan celebrates its independence day on August 14th, a day before the Indian independence day?

Sharing more such facts about India and its independence can really be an eye-opener for many. The Independence day of India can be one of those days that the offices can reserve to share numerous facts and information about the country and its past among the employees. These sessions might also include discussions about the Indian companies like Tata, Wipro, Patanjali and other interesting facts about the famous companies from around the world.

The Indian startups are carving a whole new niche for themselves, promising the Bharat an aatmanirbhar future. For this, the Indian government has taken huge initiatives lately and is continuing to roll out numerous startup specific schemes to boost the startup ecosystem of the country. Knowing some of them in details can certianly help the companies and the entrepreneurs would be, which can also be a part of the fact-checking sessions. Β  Β 

Watching Patriotic Movies

Among all the activities that we do, watching patriotic movies is something we cannot miss out on any independence day. Even the movie channels know our tastes, which is why they play the most popular patriotic movies on this day, along with other patriotic Independence Day campaigns and more.

Munching on something mouth-watering and watching patriotic movies together is something all of us have surely done back at our homes, so why not in the office?

Watching patriotic movies with all your colleagues on 15th August 2022 can truly be a memorable experience to be shelved for years to come!

Scheduling Quiz Contests

Quiz contests delight us always. Quizzes are not just fun but help us know many things that we should, thereby educating us on all those things that revolve around a wide range of topics. Organising quiz contests at the office on the occasion of the independence should therefore be one such celebration idea that would certainly fit in perfectly well!

Hosting Singing and Dancing Competitions

There is not a single way easier than singing and dancing that can lift the mood of a person almost instantly. The whole motto of being independent is to be happy, isn’t it?

Singing and dancing can thus, be a major part of your office Independence day celebrations in 2022. It will not fail to be a mood lifter for sure. Besides, being one of the best independence day competition ideas, singing and dancing is a joyful contribution of all to be united via music and art. Furthermore, you would also ultimately come to know of the hidden talents that your teammates and bosses possess!

Performing Indian Plays/Dramas

The Indian land has been blessed with the birth of a league of culturally-rich and talented persons, who combinedly ensure that India is never short of poetry, prose, plays and dramas, and more. All of these still distinguish India from many other countries, as a land of art and culture.

So, let the culture of India be sung on this independence day. Performing Indian plays/dramas at the offices would help the office-goers delve deep into the rich legacy of art and culture of India, and echo a spirit of Indianness at the same time.

Bonding over a Hearty Lunch/Dinner

Food is omnipresent. Besides, now with the grace of towering foodtech startups like Swiggy and Zomato, and other cloud kitchen food brands, we can access the food of our choice at any odd hour of the day. We simply cannot stay away from those delectable samosas, pastry, or a Chinese or Mughlai dinner, can we?

Office Dinner/Lunch - Celebrating Independence Day at Office
Office Dinner/Lunch - Celebrating Independence Day at Office

So, along with all the activities during Independence day, a hearty lunch or dinner simply cannot be missed. Arranging a jovial lunch/dinner will be delightful indeed whether it is in the middle or after a working day or after the independence day decoration ideas in office are perfectly implemented.


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Planning Picnic/Tours

Office Tours/Picnics - Independence Day celebration ideas
Office Tours/Picnics - Independence Day celebration ideas

Planning picnics or tours can also be some other options to celebrate independence day. Eating and outing both are instant mood lifters and an independence day get-together with your office colleagues and their families can be nothing less than awesome!

If you are still out of ideas about celebrating the Independence day 2022, then here are some of the popular Indian startups' offices and how they celebrated Indian Independence day in pictures:

Here's Swiggy, a popular Indian foodtech company, celebrating an old independence day all decked and with joy:

Looking into the MobiKwik office truely feels like an Indian startup office celebrating Independence day:

Wipro all jazzed up in one of its Independence day celebrations:

Here's checking out how the most-valuable Indian startup, Byju's celebrated its Independence day:

Byju's Independence day office celebrations
Byju's Independence day office celebrations

The first Indian unicorn, InMobi also celebrates Independence day in style, where it thanks its employees and toasts to them:

InMobi Independence day celebration ideas
InMobi Independence day celebration ideas

Shaadi.com has been uniting the people of India since 1996. Here's how the Anupam Mittal-founded company celebrates its Independence day:

Shaadi.com Indian Independence day
Shaadi.com Indian Independence day

These passionate pictures show us how the Indian offices ooze the spirit of freedom and dons the colours of the country proudly on Indian Independence day.

Conclusion

Concluding an independence day on a happy note is a must. So, after you spend your independence day at the office or with your office mates, don’t forget to toast to the good times that we are living in!

FAQs

What activities can be done on Independence Day?

Flag Hoisting, watching patriotic movies, patriotic costume contests, quizzes and Independence Day Theme Party are some of the fun activities you can do on independence day.

What was the theme of 75th Independence Day 2021?

Nation First, Always First was the theme of 75th Independence Day 2021.

How can we celebrate Independence Day in office?

Flag Hoisting, Traditional Dress Code Competition, Decorate Your Office With Tri Colours Theme, and Arranging a Guest Speech are some of the ways you can celebrate Independence Day in office.

How many years of independence will India celebrate in the Indian independence day 2022?

In the Indian independence day 2022, India will celebrate its 76th Independence day. However, the country will complete 75 years of its independence.

When did India launch the official website for Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav? Β  Β 

Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav's official website was launched by the Ministry of Culture of the Indian government in March 2021.

How long did the celebrations continue for the 75th Independence day?

The celebrations of the 75th Indian Independence day started on March 12, 2021, in a 75 week countdown, and will end after a year on August 15th, 2022.

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