Prominent Festivals:-Prominent Festivals in Jodhpur

Marwar festival
  • Celebrated every year to honour the epic heroes of Rajasthan.
  • True battle stories of the Kings who then ruled Rajasthan.
  • Witness folk dancers who put up a great show exhibiting the regal lifestyle.
  • Apart from the folk music and dance, other forms of entertainment like camel tattoo show and polo also draw many tourists.
  • 2 day festival is held in the month of September/October.
  • 2016 dates : 26 Oct – 27 Oct
  • Performances usually held in Umaid Bhawan Palace and Mehrangarh Fort.
Gangaur
  • A colourful and important festivals of  Rajasthan.
  • Celebrated with great fervor and devotion to worship Gauri .
  • Gauri who symbolizes Saubhagya (marital bliss).
  • The unmarried women worship her for being blessed with a good husband.
  • Celebration of spring, harvest and marital fidelity.
  • Celebrated in March–April for 16 days.
Rajasthan International Folk Festival
  • A festival celebrating the uniqueness of Rajasthani Folk music and traditional art.
  • Held at Mehrangarh Fort.
  • More than 200 musicians and artists unite to celebrate Rajasthan’s folk music and history.
  • Ethnic dances being performed by the artists here.
  • Celebrated every year in the month of October.
  • This 5-day festival is spearheaded by the RIFF society
Teej
  • Celebrated by women ,the festival is dedicated to Goddess Parvati and her union with Lord Shiva
  • A festival of swings : Women in green clothes celebrate the arrival of monsoons.
  • Celebrated  for 2 days in the month of Shravan (July- August).
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