Kullu, a land which is known for its Himachali culture and several deities, narrates its tale with a series of fairs and festivals, which are celebrated throughout the year. Some represent the national religious days, some are in honour of the local deities, while the others beautifully depict the rich cultural heritage of the valley.
These yearly extravaganzas in Kullu are heartily enjoyed by the locals and tourists, flocking the valley in large numbers. Believed to be carrying enormous religious values a rich natural heritage of Kullu, the fairs and festivals primarily start with the onset of the Hindu Phalgun month i.e, from Mid February to Mid March.
Among the main fairs and festivals in Kullu, Dusshera, Pipal Jatra, Shamshi Virshu, Mela Bhuntar, Ani Fair, Dhoongri fair, Phagli fair and Luhrvi fair hold much significance. These festivals are celebrated with great zeal and interest, making songs, dances and cultural performances the order of the day.