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Festivals & Events

Elephant Festival happens on the eve of Holi, with beautifully decorated processions of elephants followed by elephant polo.

Dusshera – Celebrated all across the country

Pushkar Fair – Happens at Pushkar (150 km from Jaipur) one of the most famous fairs of the region.

Gangaur Festival – One of the most important festivals of the state observed with fervour and devotion.

Teej Festival – Held during the monsoons, July-August Teej is also dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parvati and this time it is married women who pray for a happy and long married life. Though celebrations are held all over the state, it is particularly colourful in Jaipur where a procession winds its way for days through the Old City.