UPCOMING FAIRS AND FESTIVAL OF RAJASTHAN

Rajasthan celebrates a number of fairs and festivals and few of the are main festivals of Rajasthan. 

The Fairs and festivals of Rajasthan are immersed in color, culture and beauty. Here are the very best of these wonders for you to experience.
To understand the true culture and heritage of Rajasthan, one should definitely visit the resplendent fairs and festivals in Rajasthan. They are a celebration of life, culture, heritage, and nature, in true Rajasthani style.

BANESHWAR FAIR fairs and festivals

BANESHWAR FAIR - 2020

Baneshwar Fair is a popular tribal festival held in the Baneshwar Temple of Dungarpur. This festival, held on the full moon day of February or Magh Shukla Purnima, attracts a large number of tourists. 5-9 FEB.

BIKANER CAMEL FESTIVAL

CAMEL FESTIVAL - 2020

Bikaner Camel Festival is an annual festival dedicated to the ship of the desert. Organised by Rajasthan Tourism in the month of January, the celebrations include camel races, camel milking, fur cutting design, best breed competition. 11-12 JAN

DESERT FESTIVAL fairs and festivals

DESERT FESTIVAL - 2020

Once a year, the empty sands around Jaisalmer come alive with a mesmerizing performance on the sand dunes in the form of the Desert Festival. The festival, organised by the Department of Tourism around January-February. 7-9 FEB

JAIPUR LITERATURE FEST

JAIPUR LITERATURE FEST- 2020

Expanding the horizons of literature, the Jaipur Literature Festival taking place at the Diggi Palace, Jaipur from 23rd to 27th January, 2020. 23-27 JAN

KITE FESTIVAL

KITE FESTIVAL - 2020

The Kite Festival is a bright celebration unique to Rajasthan. This festival is a wonderful spectacle as kites take to the sky all across the state. While one can enjoy colourful kites in a variety of shapes and sizes. 14 JAN

NAGAUR FAIR, fairs and festivals

NAGAUR FAIR - 2020

The Nagaur Fair is the second biggest fair in India. Held every year between the months of January and February, it is popularly known as the Cattle Fair of Nagaur as this is where owners gather to trade animals. 30 JAN - 2 FEB

BRAJ HOLI

BRAJ HOLI - 2020

The Braj festival in Rajasthan is held every year for two days in the Shukla Paksha of the Phalgun month, a few days prior to Holi. This festival is dedicated to Lord Krishna who is believed to have spent a considerable amount of time. 5 -6 MARCH

UDAIPUR WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL

UDAIPUR WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL - 2020

The City of Lakes sings a different tune come February. Udaipur plays host to the fourth edition of the Udaipur World Music Festival. 7 - 9 FEB

DHULANDI FESTIVAL Gallery

DHULANDI FESTIVAL - 2020

Dhulandi Festival (Festival of Colours) is celebrated all over India a day after Holika Dahan and marks the beginning of spring. 10 MARCH

ELEHOLI FESTIVAL fairs and festivals

ELEHOLI FESTIVAL - 2020

Flower holi with elephant at eleday. This festival is orized for elephant respect every year. 10 MARCH

GANGAUR FESTIVAL

GANGAUR FESTIVAL - 2020

Gangaur is one of the most important festivals in Rajasthan. In some form or the other, it is celebrated all over Rajasthan. “Gan” is a synonym for Lord Shiva & “Gauri” or “Gaur” stands for Goddess Parvati. 27 - 28 MARRCH

MEWAR FESTIVAL fairs and festivals

MEWAR FESTIVAL - 2020

To experience the colour and joy that fills the people of Rajasthan, visiting Udaipur during the Mewar festival is a highly recommended experience. The festival is observed to welcome the arrival of spring. 27 - 29 MARCH

RAJASTHAN FESTIVAL fairs and festivals

RAJASTHAN FESTIVAL- 2020

Bright, multihued and the 'Land of Kings' - Rajasthan, celebrates its foundation day in a radiant and invigorating event. Celebrated as Rajasthan Festival. 27- 30 MARCH

SUMMER FESTIVAL - MT. ABU

SUMMER FESTIVAL - MT. ABU - 2020

When the harsh summer beats down on the arid land of Rajasthan, its only hill station – Mount Abu provides more than respite as it comes alive with its unique two-day summer festival. 8 - 10 MAY

KAJLI TEEJ fairs and festivals

KAJLI TEEJ - 2020

The festival of Kajli Teej is unique to the city of Bundi. 5 - 6 AUGUST

MATSYA FESTIVAL

MATSYA FESTIVAL - 2020

The Matsya festival of Alwar held in November over two days is the foremost of all fairs and festivals of Rajasthan. 25 - 26 NOVEMBER

TEEJ FESTIVAL fairs and festivals

TEEJ FESTIVAL - 2020

Teej refers to all the monsoon festivals observed particularly in the western part of india. 23 - 24 JULY

ABHANERI FESTIVAL

ABHANERI FESTIVAL - 2020

‘Abhaneri festival’ is named after the village Abhaneri in the Dausa district which is around 90 km from Jaipur on the Agra road. 17- 19 SEPTEMBER

DUSSEHRA fairs and festivals

DUSSEHRA - 2020

Dussehra is a Hindu festival celebrated all over the country. As the name suggests, it is the ‘Tenth Day’ of the fierce battle fought; when Lord Rama killed King Ravana. 25 OCT - 13 NOV

MARWAR FESTIVAL

MARWAR FESTIVAL - 2020

The most popular festival in Jodhpur is the Marwar Festival. The two-day festival is held every year in the month of Ashwin (between September and October) in memory of the heroes of Rajasthan. 30 - 3 OCT

PUSHKAR FAIR

PUSHKAR FAIR - 2020

The Pushkar Fair (Pushkar Camel Fair) or Pushkar Mela, as it is locally known as, is an annual weeklong camel and livestock fair held in the town of Pushkar between the months of October and November. 22 - 30 NOV

BUNDI FESTIVAL fairs and festivals

BUNDI FESTIVAL - 2020

The Bundi Festival is celebrated in the month of Kartik (October-November) and includes several spiritual and traditional activities. 3 - 5 NOV

CHANDRABHAGA FAIR fairs and festivals

CHANDRABHAGA FAIR - 2020

Every year, the Chandrabhaga Fair in Rajasthan welcomes thousands of visitors and participants from all over the nation. 29 NOV - 1 DEC

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KOLAYAT FAIR - 2020

The Kolayat Fair of Bikaner holds great importance for the locals who eagerly await it. Tourists also experience a great time as the fair is celebrated on an expansive scale. 28 - 30 NOV

KUMBHALGARH FESTIVAL - 2020

The Kumbhalgarh fort, cradled in the Aravali Ranges, north of Udaipur, hosts the vibrant and colourful Kumbhalgarh Festival.1 - 3 DEC

RANAKPUR FESTIVAL

RANAKPUR FESTIVAL -2020

Located in district Pali is the city of Ranakpur that becomes the delightful setting for one of the most popular festivals of Rajasthan. 21 - 22 DEC

WINTER FESTIVAL – MT. ABU fairs and festivals

WINTER FESTIVAL – MT. ABU - 2019

The annual Winter Festival held at Mount Abu in December pays homage to the rich culture and tradition of Rajasthan. 29 - 30 DEC


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