Fairs and festivals

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 wholeheartedly 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.

Fair & festivals In India 2019 - 20

January
kite Festival

Kite Festival 2020

Date : 07 Jan to 14 Jan, 2020

Location : Ahmedabad

January
Gangasagar Mela

Gangasagar Mela 2020

Date : 13 Jan to 15 Jan, 2020

Location : West Bengal

February
Kala Ghoda Arts Festival

Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2020

Date : 01 Feb to 09 Feb, 2020

Location : Mumbai

February
Nagaur Fair

Nagaur Fair 2020

Date : 30 Jan to 2 Feb, 2020

Location : Nagaur, Jodhpur

February
Desert Festival Jaisalmer

Desert Festival 2020

Date : 07 Feb to 09 Feb, 2020

Location : Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

March
Goa Carnival Festival

Goa Carnival Festival 2019

Date : 02 Mar to 05 Mar, 2019

Location : Throughout Goa

March
Holi Festival

Holi Festival 2019

Date : 21 Mar to 21 Mar, 2019

Location : Jaipur, Rajashan

July
Jagannath Rath Yatra

Jagannath Rath Yatra 2019

Date : 04 July 2019

Location : Puri

July
Hemis Gompa Fair Leh

Hemis Gompa Fair Leh

Date : 11 July to 12 July, 2019

Location : Leh , Ladakh

September
Mysuru Dasara

Mysore Dasara 2019

Date : 29 Sep to 08 Oct, 2019

Location : Mysore (Mysuru)

November
Pushkar Fair

Pushkar Fair 2019

Date : 04 Nov to 12 Nov, 2019

Location : Pushkar, Rajasthan

November
Rann Utsav  Kutch

Rann Utsav Kutch 2019

Date : 01 Nov, 2018 to 20, Feb 2019

Location : Kutch, Gujarat

November
Sonepur Mela Bihar

Sonepur Mela Bihar

Date : 13 Nov to 14 Dec, 2019

Location : Sonepur , Patna, Bihar

December
Nagaland Hornbill Festival

Nagaland Hornbill Festival 2019

Date : 01 Dec to 10 Dec, 2019

Location : Kohima, Nagaland

Dalai Lama Kalachakra

Dalai Lama Kalachakra 2019

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