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What are fairs & festivals that express rich culture of Jodhpur?

Fairs and Festivals of Jodhpur reflect the rich culture and tradition of Rajasthan. During the fairs and festivals, the atmosphere […]

Fairs and Festivals of Jodhpur reflect the rich culture and tradition of Rajasthan. During the fairs and festivals, the atmosphere of this magnificent city becomes vibrant and colorful. During Jodhpur International Desert Kite Festival, there are colorful kites all over the sky that provides a beautiful sight to eyes. A number of travelers across the world come here to attend famous fair and festivals of this blue city. All the festivals are celebrated with full of enthusiasm and fervor. Some of the popular and major Jodhpur festivals are:

Maand or Marwar festival: It is one of the most popular festivals of Jodhpur which is celebrated during the Hindu month of Ashwin i.e. September to October. The festival presents a beautiful culture and tradition of Rajasthan through the folk dance and music. This festival is mainly celebrated in stunning Umaid Bhavan Palace for two days on full moon. Generally festivals and fairs of Rajasthan have a beautiful tales of Gods and Goddesses. The festivals are also celebrated to remind the brave rulers of this State and the festival of Marwar or Maand is the
best example of it.

Nagaur Fair: Celebrated for eight days, Nagaur fair is seen as the second biggest fairs in India. It is celebrated every year during the month of January-February. During the fair, around 70 thousand bullocks, camels and horses are traded. Cattle owners decorate their animals beautifully before to sell in this fair. Besides that, the fair is also famous for its Mirchi Bazaar, wooden items and products made of camel leathers.

Jodhpur International Desert Kite Festival: It is celebrated on 14th January on the occasion of
Makar Sankranti with full enthusiasm. It is a three-day festival which held at the Polo Ground of this city. The best part of this festival is the kites flying in the sky making it quite colorful and lively. The Helicopters of Air force also releases many kites from above making the entire atmosphere a pleasant sight to watch. If you are planning to land in this blue city during the month of January then don’t miss to be part of Jodhpur Kite Festival.

Travelers can take the pleasure of camel ride, a camel tattoo show and many cultural activities while attending ay of the above mentioned festival. So pack your luggage and witness the warm hospitality of Jodhpur in most beautiful manner!