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Nagaur Fair Rajasthan

(Last Updated 13 Oct, 2022)

  • Dates :

    27/01/2023 - 30/01/2023

  • Location :

    Nagaur, Rajasthan


The fairs and festivals of Rajasthan are myriad. They have a unique significance and impact not only on the lives of the native people but also on the travelers visiting these lovely tourist places. One such festival that catches the notice of the people is Nagaur Festival, Nagaur. This festival is celebrated with a lot of zeal and enthusiasm among the people, and a lot of tourists flock to this place to witness the charisma of this festival. The Nagaur Festival of Rajasthan is celebrated over 4 days by the Department of Animal Husbandry and the tourism department.

When and Where is it Celebrated?

Nagaur Fair is celebrated in February every year in Nagaur, Rajasthan. This fair is held in the captivating Rajput town of Nagaur, and this festival is also known as the cattle fair. 

Duration of Fair

The fair goes on for 4 consecutive days.

Timings of the festival

9 AM - 6 PM

Description of Nagaur Fair 

The most notable thing to watch in the festivals of Rajasthan is the local people in their traditional multi-hued attire, particularly the women. Nagaur Festival of Rajasthan every year succeeds in beckoning a large number of tourists who come and be a part of these festivals.

During this Nagaur Fair in Rajasthan, a thousand animals, including horses, cows, bullocks, oxen, and camels, gathered at the cattle fair for trade. 

How is Nagaur Fair Celebrated 

This fair proudly boasts of being the second-largest fair in India.

There is a lot of excitement as the people enjoy the tug-of-war, camel and bullock races, and cockfights organized in this festival. Late in the evening, the people can also enjoy the festive atmosphere as there are folk music and dance performances organized in the evening by the people.

How to Reach

By Air

The nearest airport connecting the city is Jodhpur Airport, about 135 km. Flights from Jodhpur connect to major destinations in India like Delhi, Mumbai, Udaipur, and Jaipur. However, one has to hire a cab from Jodhpur to reach Nagaur.

By Rail

Nagaur has a railway station of its own. Jaipur Bikaner Intercity Express connects it to Jaipur and Bikaner, while Howrah- Jaipur Express connects it to Kolkata. However, there are no direct trains to and from Delhi and Mumbai. So one has to reach Jaipur for better train connections.

By Road

By Road, Nagaur can be approached by two routes from Jaipur. The first is via Sikar, while the other is via Jodhpur. Rajasthan state transport operates regular services buses. Private vehicles and taxis also ply the route via Jaipur.

Attend the vibrant Nagaur Fair to witness the vast crowds of cattle and the festive traditions of the royal Rajasthan. Make bookings for your stay in the town, and enjoy Rajasthan and its royal delights. Browse through our collection of Rajasthan tour packages that include tours of Nagaur and visits to Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Pushkar, and other major cities. Make comfortable and hassle-free travel plans to the Royal Rajasthan with us.




FAQ's on Nagaur Fair Festival 2023

Q: Why is Nagaur famous?

Ans: Nagaur is famous for its red chilly market and Nagaur Cattle Fair. Other factors that make Nagaur more renowned include: Historical places such as Nagaur Fort, Jain Glass Temple, Deepak Mahal, Tarkeen Dargah, and Amar Singh's Cenotaph make this city famous.

Nagaur's rich mineral resources and its Makrana Marble.

Q: Where is the Nagaur Cattle Fair held every year?

Ans: Nagaur Cattle Fair is held at Jodhpur, Rajasthan, every year during January-February. The fair continues for eight days.

Q: Is Nagaur Fair the largest festival of cattle held in Rajasthan?

Ans: No, Nagaur Fair is not the largest cattle festival held in Rajasthan. The Pushkar Fair, also called the Pushkar Camel Fair and locally known as Kartik Mela, is the largest cattle festival held in Rajasthan.


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