Ranakpur festival is celebrated in Rajasthan.  Situated in district Pali is the city of Ranakpur that becomes the delightful setting for one of the most popular festivals of Rajasthan. Organized by the Department of Tourism, this festival provides a unique insight into the local culture and heritage. With several fun activities like yoga, nature walks at the foothills in forests of aravallis, visits to the Ranakpur Jain temple, hot air ballooning, interesting activities like : tug of war, beautiful decorations, cultural programmes, the open air amphitheater at Sun Temple displays attractive folk and classical performances every evening and much more, the Ranakpur Festival is something you simply cannot miss. This festival is celebrated usually on the 21st and 22nd of December every year, playing host to tourists from all corners of the globe, to immerse them completely in a colorful affair of cultural festivity!

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Teej Festival refers to all the monsoon festivals especially in the western and northern states of India. This festival echoes the bounty of nature, arrival of the monsoon, greenery, and birds with social activities, rituals & customs. The festival is specifically for women and includes dancing, singing, getting together with friends and narrating stories, applying henna on hands and feet, wearing brightly colored lehariya saris, sharing festive foods and playing under trees on swings on Haryali Teej. This festival is devoted, in many parts of India, to Goddess Parvati, also known as Teej Mata. Women pray to the goddess seeking the wellness of theiTeej Festivalr beloved husband. On this occasion, a royal procession of Goddess Teej comprising of camels, dancing folk artists, royal palanquins, chariots and bullock carts, starts from the City Palace, winding its way through Tripolia Bazaar and Chhoti Chaupar on both days of festivals. The traditional sweet Ghewar is closely related to the festival and enjoyed heartily over its duration.

Pushkar Lake and its precincts become highly dense populated during the annual Pushkar Fair or Pushkar Mela, which has both a religious as well as an economic aspect. During the fair, a very large gathering of pilgrims takes a holy dip in the lake and the camel fair is an add-on celebration.

Pushkar Fair commences on Prabodhini Ekadashi, the 11th lunar day in the bright fortnight and ends on Kartik Poornima – the full Moon day in the month of Kartik (October–November), the latter being the main day of the fair.

This fair is held in the tribute of god Brahma. A ritual bath on Kartik Poornima in the Pushkar Lake is believed to lead one to salvation. It is believed circling the three Pushkar on Kartik Poornima is highly praiseworthy. Sadhus, Hindu holy men, come here and stay from the Ekadashi to full moon day in caves.

Pushkar Fair

The Pushkar fair is one of largest Asia’s largest camel fair. The colorful and lively Camel assertedly attracts 2 lakh people and 50,000 camels.In this fair held on the banks of the lake, camels are very colorfully decorated and paraded in the sand dunes on the southern part of the Pushkar lake.

Tribes from several surrounding villages are seen in their traditional colorful costumes. The fair on Kartik Poornima, the day when Brahma is considered to have concluded his Yagna establishing the lake.

It is conducted by the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation (RTDC), Pushkar Municipal Board and the Animal Husbandry Department of Rajasthan.

The fair is full of the colorful cultural event also with folk dances, music, camel races and the cattle fair.