Camel Festival
Nagaur Fair
Desert Festival
Beneshwar Fair
Elephant Festival
Gangaur Fair
Mewar Festival
Kaila Devi Fair
Mahaveer Ji Fair

Summer Festival
Teej Festival
Goga Ji Fair
Kajli Teej
Ramdevra Fair
Marwar Festival
Dussehra Festival
Pushkar Fair
Kolayat Fair
Urs Fair

Next Dates

Ashwin-S 9-10

31 Oct - 1 Nov 2001
19 - 20 Oct 2002
Fairs in Rajasthan are mythological in nature relating to Gods and Goddesses. They are even celebrated to commemorate the brave deeds of medival heroes. The Marwar Festival, held in memory of the heroes of Rajasthan is one such example.

The Symbolic March

The Serpent Dance
The festival is celebrated in the Hindu month of Ashwin (Sept-Oct) in Jodhpur, the former capital of Marwar Province. The festival has on display the music and dance of the Marwar region. The spirited folk dancers assembled here, perform with gusto and entertain the audience with Rajasthani folklore. These folk artists bring to life the myth and legends of the area and sing songs in memory of the brave heroes. Other attractions include of the festival include horse riding and horse polo. Various other competitions are also held during the festival.