When it comes to celebrate fairs and festivals, there is no matching the pace of Rajasthan, the Royal State of India. Almost all fairs and festivals in Rajasthan are celebrated enthusiastically. People of all ages including women and girls celebrate fairs and festivals with great zeal and zest. Pushkar Fair or Pushkar Cattle Fair or Pushkar Camel Fair or Pushkar Ka Mela is a widely famous fair celebrated in Rajasthan. The host place of this most popular and colorful fair of Rajasthan is the beautiful town of Pushkar.

Every year in the month of October or November, Pushkar host Pushkar Camel Fair on the holy ghats of Pushkar Lake. The Fair starts on Kartik Shukla Ekadashi and goes on for five days till Kartik Purnima. The postcard-perfect Pushkar Lake provides an ideal setting to the Pushkar Mela. According to the legends and faiths of Hindu devotees all the Gods visit Pushkar for 5 days every year during this religious, spiritual and commercial fair & festivals. It accounts unbelievable number of devotees, buyers, sellers and foreign tourists during this festival.

According to Hindu Months :

  • Fair Starts on Kartik Shukla Ekadashi
  • Fair Ends on Kartik Purnima

Dates for Upcoming Pushkar Camel Fair / Pushkar Ka Mela :

Years                                        Date

2009                     25 October to 02 November

2010                     13 November to 21 November

2011                     02 November to 10 November

2012                     20 November to 28 November

2013                     09 November to 17 November

2014                     30 October to 06 November

2015                     18 November to 25 November


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