Pushkar Fair 2023 – Cultural Festival of Rajasthan

Pushkar Fair 2023 is one of India’s largest Pushkar Camel Fair (Pushkar Mela 2023) is set to be held from (20 – 28 November, 2023) in Rajasthan, India. It is held every year in the Kartik month (Oct.-Nov.) locally called “Kartik Mela or Pushkar Mela”.

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Significance of Pushkar Fair

Pushkar means “Blue Lotus Flower” of God Brahma. Pushkar is also an important pilgrimage site for Hindu devotees (to take holy bath in Pushkar Lake and the only God Brahma Temple). Pushkar Fair is one of India’s largest Camel, Horse, Cattle and livestock trading fair. A week-long Colors of Fair attracts Locals, Nationally and Internationally thousands of visitors reach Pushkar, Rajasthan to become part of this Carnival, traditions and enjoy.

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Major Attractions of Pushkar Fair

  • Cultural events, dances, local Folk Music
  • Tug of war (men & women), Magic Shows
  • Competitions – Matka Phod, Longest mustache, Bridal, Matk Race, Wrestling, Turban tying.
  • Camel Races, Camel Dance, Decoration (Gorband), Horse Polo
  • Trade of Livestock (Camel, Horse, Sheep, Goat)
  • Handicrafts, Souvenirs Art & Craft stalls, Exhibitions
  • Ferris wheel (Jhulla), Swing rides, Puppetry show (Cut-Puttli)
  • Rajasthani – Pottery, rural Jewelry, Necklaces.

More Fun at Pushkar Fair

  1. Glamping (Camping with facilities)
  2. Hot air Balloon Rides
  3. Harmony Half Marathon (from Ajmer Sharif Dargah to Pushkar Fair Ground).
  4. Religious Gatherings -at Pushkar Lake and Temple (Eve of Kartik Purnima – 27 Nov. 2023).
  5. Music Concert
  6. Desert-Camel Safari
  7. Rajasthani Food
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How to reach Pushkar Fair ?

Pushkar is well connected with Roads through many Big Cities – Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer.

The nearest city is Ajmer which is around 15 Km, connected with the Railway Station.

And the nearest airport is around 38 Km – Kishangarh airport, Ajmer.

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When is Pushkar Fair 2023 date ?

Pushkar Fair 2023 is going o be held from 20th – 28th November 2023 at Pushkar, Rajasthan, India.

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