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Rajasthan is synonymous with festivity and color. This state is vibrant with festivals and celebration, music and dance. It is the epitome of ceremonies, carnivals and creativity as it is the apex of passion and grandeur. All festivals, and there are numerous, are celebrated with great pomp and overwhelming style. From the resplendent jewelry and charming costumes to reverberant processions and cattle fairs . Rajasthan is definitely where gaiety dwells.

Desert Festival - Jaisalmer
The city of Jaisalmer comes alive every year during January - February, with the staging of the Desert Festival. The exhibition of performing arts on the expanse of golden sands is a breathtaking sight at Sam. Turban tying competition and camel races are the other exciting events. Grand Finale takes place near Sam Dune at Dune Safari Camp.

Pushkar Fair
The Pushkar fair is by far the largest fair of cattle and other domesticated animals. It takes place in October - November. Along with the massive exhibition and trade of domesticated animals, animal races and indulgence in folk dances and music are also important elements. This festival of color and music is truly exhilarating and unique

Nagaur Fair
Local sports, folk performances, beautifully decorated animals, camel races and invigorating music are all part of the Nagaur fair, held in February.

Gangaur Festival
Women dress up in their best attires and treasured jewelry and pray for the long lives of their husbands. Held in March, this eighteen-day festival, ends with in a grand procession that marks the arrival of Lord Shiva unite with his wife, Goddess Parvati.

Teej Festival
This fun-filled festival marks the arrival of the monsoons to the arid land of Rajasthan. Women dress up in colorful clothes and attractive jewelry. Music, sweets, visits to the bazaar and the preparation of special dishes are important aspects of the festival.

We can make special itineraries connecting with the festivals.

S.No Fairs & Festivals Place Festivals 2012 2013 2014 2015
1. Camel Festival Bikaner Paush-Shukla, (14-15) 8-9 Jan. 26-27 Jan. 15-16 Jan. 4-5 Jan.
2. Nagaur Fair Nagaur Magh-S, (7-10) 30Jan.-2 Feb 17-20 Feb 6-9 Feb. 26-29 Jan.
3. Desert Festival Jaisalmer Magh-S, (13-15) 5-7 Feb. 23-25 Feb. 12-14 Feb. 1-3 Feb.
4. Beneshwar Fair Beneshwar (Dungarpur) Magh-S, (11-15) 3-7 Feb. 21-25 Feb. 10-14 Feb. 30 Jan-3 Feb.
5. Braj Festival Bharatpur Phalgun-S(11-13) 2-4 Feb. 2-4 Feb. 2-4 Feb. 2-4 Feb.
6. Elephant Festival Jaipur Phalgun-S 15 7 Mar. 26 Mar. 16 Mar. 5 Mar.
7. Kailadevi Fair Karauli Chaitra-K(12) 19 Mar. 7 Apr. 28 Mar. 17 Mar.
8. Gangaur Festival Jaipur Chaitra-S(3-4) 25-26 Mar. 13-14 Apr. 2-3 Apr. 22-23 Mar.
9. Mewar Festival Udaipur Chaitra-S(3-5) 25-27 Mar. 13-15 Apr. 2-4 Apr. 22-24 Mar.
10. Mahaveerji Fair ahaveerji Chaitra-S(9-15) 1-6 Apr. 20-25 Apr. 8-15 Apr. 28 Mar.-4 Apr
11. Summer Festival Mount Abu Vaishakha
(13-Budh Purnima)
4-6 May 23-25 May 12-14 May 2-4 May
12. Teej Festival Jaipur Shravan-S(3-4) 22-23 July 9-10 Aug. 30-31 July 17-18 Aug.
13. Kajli Teej Bundi Bhadra-K(2-3) 4 Aug. 22-23 Aug. 12-13 Aug. 31 Aug.- 1 Sept.
14. Dussehra Festival Kota Asvinan-S(8-10) 22-24 Oct. 12-14 Oct. 1-3 Oct. 21-22 Oct.
15. Matasya Festival Alwar Asvinan-S(8-9) 22-23 Oct. 12-13 Oct. 2-3 Oct. 21-22 Oct.
16. Marwar Festival Jodhpur Asvinan-S(14-15) 28-29 Oct. 17-18 Oct. 7-8 Oct. 26-27 Oct.
17. Pushkar Fair Pushkar
Kartik-S(7-15) 20-28 Nov. 9-17 Nov. 30 Oct.- 6 Nov. 18-25 Nov.
18. Chandrabhaga Fair Jhalawad Kartik-S 14
27-29 Nov. 16-18 Nov. 5-7 Nov. 24-26 Nov.
19. Winter Festival Mount Abu Pausha 29-31 Dec. 29-31 Dec. 29-31 Dec. 29-31 Dec

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Fair & Festivals

  • Camel Festival
  • Nagaur Fair
  • Desert Festival
  • Elephant Festival
  • Gangaur Fair
  • Mewar Festival
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