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Fairs & Festivals  of Uttar Pradesh


Badri-Kedar Festival

The festival, held at the sacred shrines of Badrinath and Kedarnath in the month of June, stretches over eight days, bringing together the greatest artistes of the country.

Buddha Mahotsav

The birthplace of the Buddha, Uttar Pradesh's unique Buddhist festival, the Buddha Mahotsav, held in April-May, takes one on a fascinating journey through the Buddhist world.

Ganga Festival

The city of Varanasi or Benaras, situated along the banks of the Ganga, celebrates the timeless glory of the river, every year in the months of October-November.

Garhwal Festival

The Garhwal Festival, held in October-November, celebrates the spirit of the Garhwal people, living in the lap of the glorious Himalayas.

International Yoga Week

It is an annual festival organised in Rishikesh in which great masters of yoga from all over the world participates.

Jhansi Festival

A land steeped in valour and chivalry, Jhansi, plays host to the festive spirit, in the months of February-March.

Kansa Fair

The festival is held at Mathura and some places in Uttar Pradesh in October/November to commemorate the destruction of Kansa by Lord Krishna.

Kumaon Festival

The Kumaon Festival, in the month of November, brings to life the magic of the Kumaoni hills and the people who call these home.

Lucknow Festival

The Lucknow Festival, in the months of November-December, showcases the arts, crafts and cuisine of this land

Rang Gulal Festival

The Rang Gulal Festival is held in the month of March at Mathura showcases the gaeity and colour associated with Holi.

Taj Mahotsav

The Taj Mahotsav, held in the February, at Agra is an apt introduction to the cream of Indian arts, crafts and cultural nuances.

Vrindavan Sharadotsav

The Vrindavan Sharadotsav held at Brajbhoomi, in the month of October, encapsulates the magical nature of the land of Lord Krishna.



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