Fairs and Festivals in Rajasthan:

Rajasthan is the most visited state of India. Tourists are most attracted by the fairs and festivals here. The Palace of Wheels is an experience to tourist would like to miss. The most popular fairs and festivals of Rajasthan, which are a favourite with the tourists:-

  • The Desert Festival held in Jaisalmer during the month of January and February. Tourists are attracted by the events organized by ballad singers and snake charmers. The ship of the desert draw massive crowds as camel sports and events are the main tantalizing events of this festival.
  • The Elephant Festival held in Jaipur during the month of March and April is celebrated during Holi. This festival boasts of several elephant sports and events.
  • The Gangaur Festival is celebrated in March-April throughout Rajasthan. It is an 18 day celebration when Lord Shiva and Parvati are worshipped.
  • Marwad Festival or the Maand Festival is celebrated in Jodhpur in October. This festival is a treat for lovers of Rajasthani folk dance and music.
  • Camel Festival is held in Bikaner during the month of January. Folk performances and camel sports are the limelight of this festival.
  • Teej Festival, which marks the onset of monsoon, is held in Jaipur in the rainy months of July and August. It is a women’s festival and the display of colourful clothes, mehndi application, traditional jewellery and other merriments are the main attractions.
  • Nagaur Fair of Nagaur is an animal fair organized in the months of January-February. Huge bargain of cattle, horses and camels are the main events.
  • Mewar Festival during March-April in Udaipur is celebrated to welcome the spring season.
  • Urs Ajmer Sharif marks communal harmony celebrated in the 7th month of the Muslim calendar is celebrated to pay homage to the late Sufi Saint-Khwaja-Moinuddin-Chisti.
  • The Summer Festival of Mount Abu has  an traditional and cultural environment and tourists can relax to the local, folk music and dance.

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