Jaisalmer celebrates its desert culture in January or February each year with the action-packed Desert Festival, featuring camel races, camel polo, folk music, snake charmers, turban-tying contests, and the famous M…
Nagaur hosts the World Sacred Spirit Festival (along with Jodhpur), with international musicians playing in the sublime setting of Ahhichatragarh. This three-day program at Nagaur is rather exclusive as it is only a…
Around the full moon in January or very late December, Bikaner celebrates its three-day Camel Festival, with one day of events at the Karni Singh Stadium and two days out at Ladera, 45km northeast of the city.
The excellent Rajasthan International Folk Festival has five days of music concerts by Indian and international artists held at Mehrangarh.
The colourful Nagaur Fair is a smaller but even more camel- and cattle-focused version of the Pushkar Camel Fair, and worth diverting for.
In September or October Jodhpur hosts the colourful Marwar Festival, which includes polo and a camel tattoo.
Mehrangarh, this most spectacular of music venues, hosts April’s Jodhpur Flamenco & Gypsy Festival.