The royal city celebrates each and every festival with full pleasure and enthusiasm. The colorful city
gets brighter during the celebration of special festivals. There are numerous festivals which the city
observes like any other part of the country. But the city celebrates some unusual and interesting fairs &
festivals in their own style.
GANGAUR FESTIVAL is a significant festival of Jaipur, especially meant for the women. The word
Gangaur is used for of 'Siva' and his wife 'Parvati' respectively.
KITE FESTIVAL In Kite Festival, Kite flying is enjoyed by people of all age-groups. However, 14
January, the day of Makar Sankranti, makes the official day for flying kites in Jaipur.
Festival of TEEJ is widely celebrated, but its real charm can be found only in Jaipur. Teej celebrates the
arrival of monsoon, after the sizzling sun of summers. Teej is celebrated in the month of 'Shravan'
ELEPHANT FESTIVAL It is a wonderful sight to watch the beautifully decorated elephant’s catwalk
in front of a large number of spectators. The festival offers an excellent opportunity to tourists to watch
elephants indulging in all types of activities. Elephant processions, races, polo and playing Holi on
elephants are some of the events that one can enjoy during Elephant festival.
PUSHKAR FESTIVAL Pushkar Fair is one of the largest camel festivals in the world. It is also for
horses, cows, goats, and sheep and most importantly about the lively people of Rajasthan. It is
Celebrated in the month of October-November.