The state of Haryana celebrates the rich, glorious culture of India in its various fairs and festivals that are celebrated with equal pomp and gaiety here as all over the country. There are several fairs and festivals in Haryana that attract a large number of visitors to the state at different times of the year. These festivals are occasions of celebration, fun and frolic when the entire state of Haryana bustles with life.
Perhaps the major and most popular fair in Haryana is the Surajkund Crafts Mela that is held in the month of February. The fortnight-long fair takes place every year from 1st - 15th February. The event provides one of the best platforms to local artisans and craftsmen from all over India to showcase their products to a large audience that arrives to witness this important annual event. Surajkund Crafts Mela is truly the largest exhibition of local crafts in India that allows numerous talented craftsmen in the country to bring to the fore their unique hand-made products and offerings. Make sure to visit the fair during your tour to Haryana.
Some of the other important fairs and festivals in Haryana that are celebrated in the state with much fervor are Lohri (13th January), Baisakhi (13th April), Teej, Sanjhi (October), Kurukshetra Festival in Haryana (May-June), Kurukshetra Festival in Kurukshetra (Nov-Dec) and Mango Festival (May-June).