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Located in the desert state of Rajasthan, Pushkar is a small temple town known for housing the only dedicated Brahma Temple in the world. Another thing that makes this hamlet quite famous around the country is the grand Pushkar Camel Fair. Also known as Pushkar Fair or Pushkar Mela, this 9-day annual event commences in the month of Karthik and goes on till Karthik Purnima. Pushkar Fair 2024 will be celebrated on 7th November 2024 to 15th November 2024. This will attract traders, artisans, and tourists from across the country for a vibrant and fun-filled event. Read here all about the Pushkar Fair 2024, date, entry fee, location, how to reach, main attractions, facts and why to celebrate. history, Importance and how to celebrate.

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Pushkar Fair 2024 – Important Information


 7th November 2024 – 15th November 2024


 Pushkar, Rajasthan (15 km away from Ajmer)

Entry Fees

 Free Entry

Nearest Railway Station

 Ajmer Junction (14 km)

Nearest Airport

 Kishangarh Airport (46 km); Jaipur International Airport (151 km)

Why is Pushkar Mela/Fair Celebrated?

The Pushkar Fair, held annually in Rajasthan, India, celebrates Kartik Purnima, featuring cultural events and competitions for eight days. On the ninth day, devotees participate in religious rituals at the Brahma Temple, bathe in Pushkar Lake for spiritual purification, and attend a grand Maha Aarti.

The fair highlights Rajasthan's rich culture through folk performances, camel races, and vibrant bazaars, attracting visitors worldwide for its unique blend of spirituality and tradition.

It is believed that all 330 million Hindu Gods and Goddesses came to Pushkar Lake on the full moon night of the Karthik month to bless the devotees. Hence, pilgrims from across the world come to Pushkar every year and take a dip in the lake to commemorate the event.

Main Attractions at Pushkar Mela

The Pushkar Fair organises various competitions, magic shows, cultural performances, and exhibitions that keep visitors entertained. It also brings thousands of livestock in one place for trading and competition. Here is a look at the primary attractions of this grand fair.

  • Pushkar Fair: Features thousands of beautifully dressed camels and is known as the Pushkar Camel Fair.
  • Camel Shows: Include camel dance, parades, beauty pageants, and auctions with over 25,000 camels traded annually.
  • Cattle Fair: Highlights include dressing up cattle in colorful clothing and trading cows, horses, goats, and sheep.
  • Cultural Performances: Showcase folk dances, acrobats, matka phod competitions, and bride and groom contests.
  • Moustache Competition: Celebrates Rajasthani men's pride in growing long and thick mustaches.
  • Souvenirs: Colorful stalls offer local products like garments, jewelry, brassware, toys, and camel souvenirs.
  • Religious Activities: Include bathing in the holy Pushkar Lake, Maha Aarti, Deepandaan, and Pushkar Abhishek rituals.
  • Other Activities: Magic shows, turban tying, tilak contests, tug of war, live music, and carousel rides add to the fair's attractions.
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