Jaisalmer Fairs & Festivals
Also known as The Sun City, Jaisalmer is popular for its colorful fairs and festivals. Different fairs and festivals are celebrated in Jaisalmer throughout the year. The rich culture and heritage of the city is presented through the celebrations of the fairs and festivals.
The fairs and festivals give a glimpse of the rich cultural heritage of the city. These fairs and festivals attract visitors from various parts of India and the world. Desert Festival is the main festival of Jaisalmer which is celebrated in the month of February. The festival is celebrated at the Sam Sand Dunes which is located at a distance of 42 km from the city. Major attractions of the festival include camel races, folk performances and cultural events.
Ramdevra Fair is another popular festival which is celebrated in the city. The festival is celebrated to pay tribute to Saint Baba Ramdev. The city is thronged by tourists during these festivities.