India is the land of fairs and festivals, which represent the colorful culture, traditions, and customs practiced by the Indians, which hold much significance to the global tourists. Along with the local inhabitants, people coming from far and wide participate whole heartedly in these events and get inundated in the joyousness of the festivities. The sincerity, piousness, vigor, passion, zest, and loyalty to the culture and traditions of the Indians that are portrayed through these events are simply matchless. Every fair or festival has legends associated with it and people indulge in the retrospection of the same, time and again through these events. Though there are numerous fairs and festivals celebrated in this country, yet to name a few are – Diwali, Dussehra, Holi, Pongal, Gangaur, Gudi Padva, Pushkar Fair, Jaisalmer Desert Festival, Ganga Sagar Mela, Konark Dance Festival, Poush Mela, Goa Carnival, etc. To know more about the major Indian festivals and fairs, look below.