Nagaur Festival


Date : 10 Feb – 13 Feb, 2019

Rajasthan has sprawling palaces, formidable forts, fascinating wildlife and golden sandy desert that form the hallmark of this beautiful Indian state. Rajasthan is not only famous for its majestic forts and tales of love and courage but it is equally famous for the fairs and festivals. The fairs and festivals of Rajasthan are in myriad and have a unique significance and impact not only on the lives of the native people but also on the travellers visiting this lovely tourist destination. One such festival that catches the notice of the people is Nagaur Festival, This festival is celebrated with a lot of zeal and gusto among the people and a lot of tourists flock to this place to witness the charisma of this festival. The most notable things to watch in this festival is two lakh ten thousand animals including horses, cows, bullocks, oxen and camels are gathered at the cattle fair for the purpose of trade. Nagaur Festival, Nagaur is held in the captivating Rajput town of Nagaur and this festival is also known as cattle fair. This fair proudly boasts of being the second largest fair in India.

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