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Fairs & Festivals  of Rajasthan

 

Bhai Dooj

Bhai Dooj is celebrated once a year two days after Diwali i.e. on Dooj, the econd day after the new moon. This festival is a dedication by sisters to their brothers.

Camel Festival, Bikaner

This is held in the month of January during which music and dance, camel races and unusual folk performances bring the desert city to life.

Desert Festival, Jaisalmer

This is held in the month of February when the golden city of Jaisalmer comes alive with a grand show on its undulating sands.

Elephant Festival, Jaipur

This is held in the month of March during the festival of Holi. Several spectacular elephant sports and vibrant festivities mark the event.

Jhalawar Festival

November

Marwar Festival, Jodhpur

This festival is held in the month of October and showcases the 'Maand' style of folk music and dance of the Marwar region.

Mewar Festival, Udaipur

Held in March- April, the Mewar festival is the ceremonial welcome to spring and is dedicated to goddess Parvati. As part of as the main ritual of the festival, women carry images of the goddess to the Gangaur Ghat of the Lake Pichnoia.

Nagaur Festival

It is held in the month of February.

Pushkar Fair

Pushkar is the venue of the largest cattle fair in India and is held in the month of November. Intriguing bazaars, auctions, sports and cultural events mark the Pushkar Fair.

Shilpgram Crafts Mela

It is held in the month of December.

 


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