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Invite your friends and family for Ganesh Chaturthi with an awesome invitation card

Custom invitation cards have a one-of-a-kind sense of personality and charm! On Ganesh Chaturthi, make sure that everybody is as excited as you are for Ganpati’s darshan and puja with an eye-catching invitation card from Canva. So, whether it’s a eleven-day long celebration, or a day and half Vinayak puja, design a beautiful invite that never fails to impress your guests!

This year, if you are organizing Ganesh Chaturthi at your office, home or community temple, why not get everyone excited about the Ganpati puja or visarjan with an invitation card they can’t miss? It’s amazingly simple to create a custom invite in Canva thanks to our collection of ready-made templates and easy customization tools. Simply choose a design, then edit details like the date and venue of your celebration. In a matter of minutes, your unique Ganpati invitation will be ready!

How to make a Ganesh Chaturthi invitation card

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Launch Canva and search for "Ganesh Chaturthi Invitation Card." Either start designing from scratch or choose a ready-made template.

Need a boost of inspiration? Find stunning Ganesh Chaturthi templates for every theme. Use the search tool to filter by color, style or layout. Click on your favorite template to make it yours.

Get creative with Canva’s library of free, professionally designed photos, images, illustrations, icons, shapes and other elements. Apply filters with the photo effects feature and create movement with the animate feature.

Make your Ganesh Chaturthi card unique by uploading your own images and artwork, choosing your own background and color scheme, and mixing and matching elements from different templates. Personalize until it feels finished.

Download your invitation cards as JPGs, PNGs or PDFs. Share directly from Canva via email or social media using the “Share” button. Make high quality prints at home or order copies through Canva Print.

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Add last minute changes with no sweat

Celebration plans tend to fluctuate. Last minute changes in venue or time are sometimes unavoidable. But with Canva as your design partner, there’s no need to worry about editing your work. Your work gets saved automatically on your Canva account and you can always go back to your homepage to find your invitation design, make changes and re-download the updated version. If you need to design and edit on-the-go, just download the Canva iPhone or iPad app from the Apple store.

Grab everyone’s attention by uploading your own photos

Every Ganpati pandal promises to be unique experience, so add photos of your spectacular pandal & beautiful Ganesha idol to entice more devotees to come and get darshan of Lord Bappa. Canva allows you to upload your own photos from your computer in a few clicks. Head to the Uploads tab, click on the green “Upload your own images” button and choose any JPEG, PNG or SVG file in your computer. Once uploaded, your images are automatically saved in Canva and will be ready to use in your designs.

If you wish to add visual appeal to your Ganesh Chaturthi invitation card but don’t have an image of your own, you won’t need to search far to find the perfect image or illustration, thanks to Canva’s impressive, built-in media library. Many of these are free, while other images only require a small cost for each one-time use.

Print and mail your Ganesh Chaturthi invitation or share it online

After you’re done designing, it’s time to spread the word about your Ganpati celebration. You can opt for the traditional way and print your beautiful invitation card to send via courier or hand over personally. To ensure that you print your invitation in the best possible quality, make sure you select the PDF – Print format. This will download your invite at 300 DPI (dots per inch), which is professional print quality.

Otherwise, Canva allows you to email your Ganesh Chaturthi invites to your entire guests list. If you want to go for the social route, sharing your invitation on your Facebook and X (Twitter) accounts takes just a click on the “Share” button.


To celebrate the arrival of Ganesh to earth from Kailash Parvat with his mother Goddess Parvati, place clay idols of Ganesh around a clean home or on pandals in public. Practice your worship by offering durva, flowers, modaks and karanji to the idols.

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi greetings should be warm and heartfelt, such as “May you be blessed with good health, happiness, peace and prosperity” or “May the grace of Ganesh keep enlightening your lives.” Send a message, text or card with your favorite greeting.

Filling out an invitation message but don’t know where to begin? You might start your greeting with something like, “With warmest wishes we invite you to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with us” or “You are cordially invited to a Ganesh Chaturthi celebration.” Once you start writing the words will come.

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