Fair and Festivals in India in February 2014

Browse through the best of what’s on in February in India scheduled by date & Places

1 Nagaur Fair

The calm town of Nagaur is one of the most charming villages in the Rajput townships; the town comes to life throughout the Nagaur fair. The cattle fair prearranged in this consign is the 2nd largest in the state of Rajasthan. It is held once in a year during the month of Magh as per Hindu almanac, which happens on the months of January or February. The fair is famed for its camel, cow, horse and bullock deal. The holders stand beside their animals grand colorful turbans and massive moustaches.

Naguar Cattle Fair











Fair Place: Naguar Rjasthan

Date: Feb 6-9, 2014 (Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)

Duration: 4 Days Kota


2. Baneshwar Fair

Baneshwar fair is a main tribal fair held at Dungarpur in Rajasthan. The fair is prearranged at Baneshwar, which is a small delta placed 50 km from the city of Dungarpur in February. The word ‘Baneshwar’ means the ‘master of the delta’ and is consequent from the Mahadev temple in Dungarpur

Baneshwar fair









Fair Place: Nagaur, Rajasathan
Date: Feb 10-14, 2014 (Mon-Fri)
Duration: 5 days

3. Desert Festival  

The Royal state of Rajasthan arranges the annual and unusual Desert Festival once in a Year. The festival is illustrious to showcase the culture, traditions and endowment in the state of Rajasthan, especially in the city of Jaisalmer. It is held for a period of 3 days, either in January or in February, culminating on the “Purnima” or full moon day.

Camels rest on sand dunes, Thar

Camels rest on sand dunes, Thar










Festival Place: Jaisalmer, Rajasthan(amidst the sand dunes of the Thar in a place called Sam)

Festivals Dates: February 12-14, 2014

Duration: 13 Days

4. Shivaratri

Shivaratri or Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu fiesta that is held on the 13th or the 14th day of the Maagha or Phalguna month in the Hindu almanac each year which falls in the month of February end or March. According to the Hindu myths a hunter picked out bilva grass from a tree and kept throwing them down unknowingly on a Shiva lingam whole night.

shivaratri pashupati








Festival Place: Entire India

Festivals Dates: February 12-14, 2014

Duration: 1 day





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