India is a culturally diverse land and therefore we never fall short of celebrating festivals. And feburary is the time of year which witness numbers of festival all around the country. So if you are planning a trip somewhere then you have a chance to witness some of these highly acclaimed festivals…
Rann Utsav– If you are planning an adventurous trip then head to the world famous Rann Utsav, Kutch which has gained international acclaim in less time. The festival which started from 26th October last year is scheduled to wind up on 20th Feb 2023. The tent city has various category of tent accommodations and you can dig upon some delicious Rajasthani food. You can also explore things like hot air balloon, camel ride, desert safari and many more.
Sula Fest- The famous two day festival was scheduled for 1st and 2nd Feb at Nashik Vineyards in Maharashtra. Sula Fest is a Gourmet World Music Festival where artists from all over the world perform and you get to taste some of the best wines here.
Tehri lake festival– India’s largest lake festival is scheduled from 4th to 6th Feb, 2023. One can enjoy various water sports like river rafting, paragliding, boating, kayaking, rowing air shows, and many more. Along with this you can also enjoy local food, music and dance.
Surajkund crafts mela– Every year the most awaited Surajkund crafts mela is organized at Surajkund, Faridabad, Haryana. North East is this year’s theme state and the partner country is Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The one week fair is up till 9th Feb, 2023. This fair is a shopper’s paradise as you get to shop from various things like clothing, jewelry, home furnishings, home décor, furniture, spices and what not from artists from all over India. If you are a foodie then this fair is a must visit for you.
India Art Fair– If you are an art enthusiast then head to NSIC Exhibition ground, Okhla, Delhi. The Fair is on from 9th to 12th Feb, 2023.
Kala Ghoda festival– An ode to art and artists the much acclaimed Kala Ghoda festival is on from 4Feb to 12Feb, 2023 in Mumbai. You can enjoy local delicacies, Music concerts, dance, workshops for children, standup comedy, art display and what not. Apart from this you can also shop from various stalls exhibiting at the festival.
Udaipur World Music festival– This festival is scheduled from 11th Feb to 13th Feb at Udaipur by the banks of river Fateh Sagar. Soak yourself in the essence of music from the artists from around the world and enjoy local delicacies.
Jaisalmer desert festival– The festival which is celebrated admit the beautiful dunes of the Thar desert is on from 3rd to 5th Feb, 2023. This one competition is no less than super duper fun as there are various activities and fun included in this three day long festival. There are fireworks, arts and photography competitions, camel decoration competition, turban tying competition, rangoli competition, matka race, camel safari, musical performances and many many more.
Sacred Spirit Festival– Organized by the Mehrangarh Museum trust, Jodhpur the festival is on from 10th to 12th Feb and is one highly acclaimed music fests in India where you get to hear some of the best sufi musicians and to get drenched in some soulful music.
Taj Mahotsav– One of the most awaited festival where there are number of cultural events to see and experience along with delicious food. The festival will start from Feb 18th to Feb 27th.
Goa Carnival– If you are planning to visit Goa sometime soon then this is your chance to witness some real fun. The Goa Carnival is on from Feb 18th to Feb 21st.
Khajurao Dance festival– If you love Indian dance forms then the highly acclaimed Khajurao festival is your destination. You will get a chance to see some highly acclaimed performances by renowned classical dancers.
Mahashivratri Festival at Isha Yoga Center– A night long festival held at the Isha Yoga center, Tamil Nadu is an experience in itself. The night when Goddess Parvati married Lord Shiva is celebrated with full enthusiasm. So get soaked in spiritual vibes at this night long festival.
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