Fairs and Festivals in Gujarat
Termed as the Land of festivals and fairs, Gujarat is a colorful and a vibrant state with a rich culture and heritage. Gujarat is known for its various festivals and about 3500 small and big fairs and festivals are celebrated here every year. With festivals celebrated all-round the year Gujarat is visited by large number of tourists every year.
Starting with festivals like Makar Sankranti and Kite festival in the month of January, Gujarat is a home to number of festivals celebrated all through the year.
Fairs and festivals in Gujarat are governed by the solar and lunar calendars of old world astrology and usually revolve around an occasion like harvest season, religious event etc.
Kite festival, Modhera dance festival, Kutch Utsav, Bhavnath festival Mahashvratri, Holi festival, Chitra- Vichitra fair etc. are some of the fairs and festivals celebrated in Gujarat.
Celebrating the movement of the sun into the northern hemisphere, Kite festival of Gujarat is an important festival and attracts lot of kite lovers from across the world. Kutch Utsav is another important festival celebrated in the Kutch region of Gujarat. Besides, Holi the festival of colors, is another major festival of Gujarat.
List of Fair and Festivals in Gujarat
Rann Utsav is one of the most awaited and deeply cherished festivals whose focus is the celebration of life, festivities and culture of the Kutch... read more»
The exceptionally vibrant and a cauldron of numerous cultures and subcultures, the state of Gujarat gets soaked in a whole new burst of hues during... read more»
One of the most diverse and beautiful states of India, Gujarat celebrates a number of fairs and festivals throughout the year. Of all these... read more»
Bhavnath Mahadev Temple is located in the Junagarh district of Gujarat. The Bhavnath Fair is the main festival on the occasion of Shivaratri. The... read more»
Celebrated after the Holi festival, Chitra Vichitra Fair is attended by a large number of locals and tourists from across the country. It is... read more»
One of the major tribal festivals of the Dang area, Dang Darbar Fair is held in the month of March every year. The Dang area is located in the... read more»
One of the important fairs and festivals in Gujarat is the Easter. The Easter, Gujarat is celebrated generally during the month of March and April... read more»
The Friday before Easter is celebrated throughout the world as Good Friday. One of the important Christian festivals it commemorates the... read more»
Festival of colours, Holi is celebrated with great fanfare in the Gujarat state of India. Falling on the full moon day in the month of Phalguna,... read more»
One of the important Fairs and Festivals in Gujarat is the Mahavir Jayanti, Gujarat. Celebrated throughout Gujarat it is to commemorate the birth... read more»
If you are a mango lover, then you will definitely love celebrating the famous mango festival in Gujarat. You really can’t miss attending... read more»
Modhera is a place located at least 100 km northwest of Ahmedabad. The nearest railway station to Modhera is Mehasana. The sun temple of Modhera is... read more»
Celebrated every year in the enchanting hills of Saputara in Gujarat, Monsoon festival is organized by Gujarat tourism to make people aware about... read more»
If adventure activities are what you like, Paragliding festival in Saputara in Gujarat is the place to be. The Tourism Department of Gujarat along... read more»
Ram Navami Festival, Gujarat is the celebration of the birth of Lord Rama. One of the most revered deities in India, Lord Rama's birthday is... read more»
There perhaps is no better way to feel the essence of Gujarat’s folk than attending Tarnetar Fair, which is mainly based on the legends of... read more»
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Vadfest is one of the India’s biggest and great multi-art and multi-venue event. Celebrated in the ‘Sanskari city’ (Cultural... read more»
Navratri is one of the most gorgeous festivals in India. It is a great festival to experience for visitors as the festival involves a number of... read more»