Fair & Festivals in Shimla
Shimla, the Queen of the Hill Stations, is not only known for adventure sport place, pine and deodar forest ranges, snow covered mountain ranges and prehistoric monuments, but also known for a different civilization, tradition and culture. In order to keep their traditions and culture maintained and preserved, there are a number of Shimla fairs and festivals organized in different months of the year. Locales of this hill station celebrate their fairs and festivals to the fullest. Interestingly, the way of celebration of these all Shimla fairs and faestivals is different in itself. These festivals are organized in different months of the year. In this way, tourists who come to explore Shimla also enjoy every fair and festival. In order to add more spice in the fairs and festivals, we offer affordable Shimla tour packages that you can get by applying online.
Rhyali Festival Shimla :- It is one of the main festivals in Shimla celebrated during the rainy season with thinking to keep the god of rain happy.
Ice Skating Carnival Shimla :- During the winter season, a festival named Ice-skating is celebrated.
Shimla Summer Festival: Celebrated in the month of May, summer festival is one of the major festivals in Shimla. In the whole city, you will see people in different dresses with smile on their faces.
Baisakhi :- Like other parts of the country, Baisakhi is also celebrated here in a unique way. However, in Shimla, it is called Bishu or Bissu.
Bhoj Fair :- Organized in the month of November for three days, it is one of the main fairs in Shimla that lures locales as well as travelers to pay respect to the presiding deity known as Devta Bansor.
Christmas :- Globally celebrated festival of joy and enthusiasm is also celebrated in a unique way in Shimla. During this festival, you will see a heavy influx of tourist in this hill station. The famous church is decorated beautifully.
Diwali :- Celebrated with much devotion and enthusiasm, Diwali is a very popular festival here like anywhere else in India. Entire valley looks amazing during the festival in Night.
Lavi Fair :- It is one of the major festivals in Shimla that is celebrated as an honor to the signing of a shared trade agreement amid Tibet and the past Bushahr state. Different edifying shows and other programs are organized here during the fair.
Lohri :- It is one of the main festivals of Shimla organized in the month of January when skiline of the city is lightening up by bonfires. It is the beginning of the sowing season.
Navaratri :- Like other parts of the country, Navratri is celebrated with much joy and passion. It is a celebration of more than 10 days because Dusshera is also celebrated at the end of this festival.
Sipi Fair :- Celebrated in the month of May in Sihpur as an honor to Sip Devta, it is one of the main festivals in Shimla celebrated since a long time and the Rana of Koti used to be the main spectator in the fair.