Fairs and festivals in Febuary

Fairs and festivals in India in month of february

  • Suraj Kund Crafts Mela

    This fair is organised anuually by the Haryana Tourism Department to promote the Traditional Indian Handicraft in rural environment at Suraj Kund, Haryana.

  • Goa Carnival

    One of the most famous Indian Carnivals also known as Mardi Gras, it is held in mid- February for 3 days and nights. Huge parades, processions, bands, dances are organised all the nights on the streets and roads.

  • Taj Mahotsav

    The Taj Mahotsav is a 10 days festival, held at Shiplgram near Taj Mahal at Agra in Uttar Pradesh. The Mahotsav starts with a spectacular procession of decorated elephants, camels, drummers and folk artists that together recreate the glorious past of the Mughals.

  • Konark Dance Festival

    This festival is held at Konark Sun Temple, Odisha in an open auditorium against the backdrop of the floodlit temple. This festival reverberates with beats of Raga and Tala that fills the air with classical music. Artists from all over the country perform various forms of dances at this place.

  • Deccan Festival

    This Festival is held every year at Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Cultural night of music especially ghazals, poetry and pearl and bangle fair are the main attractions of the festival.

  • Nagaur Cattle Fair

    It is the second largest animal fair that is organised for 4 days in Nagaur District of Rajasthan. Thousands of animals are brought here for trading. It provides an opportunity to participate in some of the local sports of animals.

  • Jaisalmer Desert Festival

    This festival is held at Jaisalmer for 3 days in the desert. The barren land of Jaisalmer comes to life with the onset of this festival. The traditional Gair Dancers perform Gair Dance wearing colourful outfits and traditional clothes. Tuban tying competition and Mr. Desert Contest are also held here that add a height of excitement in the fair.

  • Shekhawati Festival

    This festival is held in February every year, organised jointly by the State Department of Tourism, District administrations of Sikar, Jhunjhunu and Churu. Shekhawati, already famous for its frescoes, is fast becoming a rural tourism destination too. For a broad-based discovery of Shekhawati’s culture, the festival is spread over a number of venues – Nawalgarh, Sikar, Jhunjhunu and Churu. The programmes include a one day tour of the region, camel and jeep safaris, farm visits, rural games, cultural programmes, haveli competitions and fireworks. Nawalgarh is the central venue of the festival.

  • Shivaratri

    This festival is celebrated on a National level. It marks the wedding anniversary of Lord Shiva and his consort Parvati. It’s a day of fasting for devout Hindus. Special celebrations are held in Shiva temples throughout the country like Chidambaram, Kalahasti, Khajuraho, Varanasi and Bombay.  Ram Navami – celebrated at a National level, marks the birth of Rama, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu and the hero of the epic Ramayana. It’s a 9-day festival of fasting and is marked by plays and folk theaters.

  • Ram Navami

    This festival is celebrated at a National level, marks the birth of Rama, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu and the hero of the epic Ramayana. It’s a 9-day festival of fasting and is marked by plays and folk theaters.