The Shekhawati Festival or Shekhawati Fair is one of the most significant fairs & festivals of Rajasthan. This festival is celebrated annually in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan with great fervor, zeal, and enthusiasm.
This festival is held on 10th and 11th February every year. It is an organized jointly by the State Department of Tourism, District administration of Sikar, Jhunjhunu, and Churu, and the M.R. Morarka- GDC Rural Research Foundation.
Shekhawati region of Rajasthan is globally famous for beautifully painted Havelis and exquisite frescoes. Also, it is fast becoming a popular destination for rural destinations.
Rightly Shekhawati Region is fondly described as the Open Air Art Gallery of Rajasthan. Horse safari in Shekhawati is a unique and cheery experience. Traveling on horseback, the tourists get a close view of the countryside and the people.
Shekhawati Festival Rajasthan
During the Shekhawati Festival, tourists or travelers have a wonderful opportunity to visit splendid Havelis of the region and explore beautiful frescoes.
Visitors have an opportunity to enjoy a broad-based discovery of Shekhawati’s culture that is rich and appreciating. Nawalgarh, Sikar, Jhunjhunu, and Churu are popular venues of Shekhawati fair and festival.
Cultural programs, processions, dance, music, etc are a specialty of celebration in Rajasthan. During this fair & festival, various programs are organized such as camel races, horse races, folk performances, haveli competitions, fireworks, etc.
During this fair & festival travelers also have the opportunity to enjoy horse safari in the region to explore beautiful Havelis and frescoes.
Nawalgarh is the central venue of the Shekhawati Fair & Festival. It has some of the finest frescoes of Shekhawati. Nawalgarh is conveniently accessed by train or road. The Clock Tower is a famous landmark and the Roop Niwas Palace hotel occupies a place of pride in the town.
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