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10 Upcoming Festivals In February In India In 2024

Festivals in any country are the best way to express and showcase glorious culture, heritage, and traditions. Every event and festival aims at spreading joy, happiness, and positive vibes among people, strengthening their bonds. As the winter season paves the way for the Spring season, the temperature takes a turn for the better, crops are ready for harvest, there is excitement in the air. Enjoy salubrious weather, vibrant ambience, and heaps of sunshine while soaking in the beauty of nature.

Besides reconnecting with nature, get into the celebratory mode, as February has a long list of events and festivals lined up for you. Enjoy the outdoorsy time of the year with some of the most prominent festivals in February! Fill your heart with joy, and get ready to celebrate.

List Of 10 Upcoming Festivals In February In India In 2024

February is also referred to as the ‘month of festivals’ as many regional, local, and seasonal festivals are celebrated. Take a dekko at the list of festivals in February 2024 in India that you must attend and soak in the festive spirit!

  • Surajkund Crafts Mela. A Riot of Colours
  • Shekhawati Heritage Festival. Soak in the Rustic Beauty of Rajasthan
  • World Sufi Festival. Showcasing Rich Social Legacy.
  • Mahindra Blues Festival. A Cultural Movement
  • Jaisalmer Desert Festival. A Colourful Extravaganza in Rajasthan
  • Taj Mahotsav. Invoking the Memory of the Mughal Era
  • Goa Carnival. An Immersive Experience
  • Khajuraho Dance Festival. Showcases Traditional Dance Forms of India
  • Losar Festival. The Tibetans’ New Year
  • Hampi Festival. An Event That Showcases Cultural Glory of Yesteryears

1. Surajkund Crafts Mela-A Riot of Colours

(February 2- February 18)

A popular fair held yearly in Faridabad, Surajkund Mela attracts many visitors. The place comes alive with a perfect blend of music and colours. Browse psychedelic art and craft items from different parts of the country and abroad on display in stalls. Jammu and Kashmir is the theme of this February month festival this year.

  • Location. Faridabad
  • Entry Fee. INR 120 on weekdays and INR 180 on weekends
  • Major Attractions of Surajkund Crafts Mela. Handloom, handicrafts, decor items, dance and music, delectable food

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2. World Sufi Festival-Showcasing Rich Social Legacy

(February 23 - February 25)

Sufism is way beyond any religion in the world. This is a major festival in the list of festivals in February and is held in a spectacular imperial setting and invites amazing craftsmen from all over the country and the globe. Soak in the divine evenings of supernatural music, explore amazing handcrafted items made by expert artisans, and enjoy a life-changing experience.

  • Location. Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur
  • Major Attractions of World Sufi Festival. Listening to blissful music, soaking in the haunting melodies, watching incredible artists performing in the backdrop of majestic Mehrangarh Fort

3. Mahindra Blues Festival- A Cultural Movement

(February 10 - February 11)

This two-day festival organised in Mumbai is one of the most-awaited events in the city by music aficionados. Music lovers make a beeline to witness one of the biggest musical extravaganzas. Enjoy high-octave performers by a star-studded lineup of artists.

  • Location. Mumbai
  • Entry Fee. INR 2500
  • Major Attractions of Mahindra Blues Festival. A chance to listen to the Blue genre of music, beautiful ambience, world-class food courts and loads of excitement

4. Elephanta Festival-A Festival that Promotes Cultural Heritage

(February 29)

One of the most prominent festivals celebrated in Mumbai, Elephanta Festival, showcases the cultural heritage of the Millennial City and promotes tourism. This 2-day festival is packed with dance and music performances that keep audiences engaged and entertained.

  • Location. Mumbai
  • Entry Fee. INR 40
  • Major Attractions of Elephanta Festival. Dance and music performances, drama and theatre, the illuminated idol of Maheshmurti, dance by local fishermen and more.

5. Jaisalmer Desert Festival- A Colourful Extravaganza in Rajasthan

(February 22 - February 24th )

Peppered with forts and palaces, Jaisalmer is also famous for its annual desert festival. It is a unique spectacle of vibrant colours, exciting cultural events, interesting local games & competitions, entertainment and more over the course of three days. Enjoy a cultural extravaganza amid the dunes of the Thar Desert.

  • Location. Jaisalmer
  • Entry Fee. INR 20 for Indians and INR 100 for foreigners
  • Major Attractions of Jaisalmer Desert Festival. Folk dance and music performances, acrobatics, puppet shows, polo matches, matka race, show by snake charmers and more.

6. Taj Mahotsav-Invoking the Memory of the Mughal Era