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Traditional Fairs of India

Mela is a traditional Indian fair organize at different places in India. Some fair is big and some are small. Not only in India but other parts of the world also organize fairs in different forms.

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Indian Mela List

Most of the shopkeepers come to the fair from the local area. Mela support local and traditional business. You can easily see the traditional and cultural dress, food, and daily use it’s in the fairs.

Kumbh Mela

Some fairs are at the small level and some are big. Kumbh Mela is the biggest fair in the world where more than 10 million people visit into. The fair not only brings business but also give us an opportunity to know our culture belief and traditions.


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State

Fairs / Mela

Location

District

Month

Duration

Assam

Raasmela

Bilasipara

Dhubri

 Nov

30 Days

 

Netaji Mela

Karimganj

Karimganj

Jan

15 Days

 

Rashmahotsav

Harimandir

Nalbari

Nov

11 Days

 

 

State

Fairs / Mela

Location

District

Month

Duration

Andhra Pradesh

Brahamotsavam

Tirupati

Chitoor

Sep/Oct

10 Days

 

Netaji Mela

Karimganj

Karimganj

Jan

15 Days

 

Pyditthallamma Utsavam

Vijayanagaram

Vijayanagaram

NA

 NA

 

 

State

Fairs / Mela

Location

District

Month

Duration

Bihar

Sonepur Mela     

Sonepur

Patna

Nov

30 Days

 

Sorath Mela

Sorath    

Madhubani

June

15 Days

 

Vaisakh Purnima

Bodh Gaya

Gaya

April/May

15 Days

 

Shivratri Mela

Sayal

Hazaribagh

Feb

15 Days

 

State

Fairs / Mela

Location

District

Month

Duration

Gujarat

Vautha Fair 

Vautha

Ahmedabad

Nov

2 Days

 

Somnath Fair

Patan

Junagarh

Nov

6 Days

 

Rajim Mela    

Rajim

Raipur

Feb

30 Days

 

Dussehra Mela   

Jagdalpur

Bastar

Oct

7 Days

 

Narsinghji Fair

Gomitpur

Ahmedabad

Nov

1 Day

 

Bhavnath Fair  

Junagarh

Junagarh

Feb

1 Day

 

Navratri Fair   

Ambaji

Bansakantha

Sep

10 Days

 

Lilipari Krama Fair

Junagarh

Junagarh

Nov

5 Days

 

Manekthari Poonam Fair

Dakor

Kheda

Sep

1 Day

 

Gokulasthami Fair

Surat

Surat

Aug

7 Days

 

Bhadrapada Ambaji Mela    

Ambaji Village

NA

Sep

1 Day

 

Manektari Punam Fair   

Dakor

Kheda

Sep

1 Day

 

Shamlaji Fair     

Shamlaji

Sabarkantha

Nov

5 Days

 

State

Fairs / Mela

Location

District

Month

Duration

Haryana

Pihowa Mela

Pihowa

Kurukshetra

Mar

30 Days

 

Pathri Mata Ka Mela

Pathri

Panipat

Mar/July

30 Days

 

Gangor Mela

Sirsa

Sirsa

April

3 Days

 

Kapalmochan Mela

Bilaspur

Yamunanagar

Nov

5 Days

 

Surajkund Mela

Surajkund

Faridabad

Feb

15 Days

 

Kisan Mela

Karnal

Karnal

Sep

9 Days

 

Dehati Mela

Ladana

Kaithal

Oct

7 Days

 

 

State

Fairs / Mela

Location

District

Month

Duration

Himachal Pradesh

Minjar Fair

Chamba

Chamba

July

9 Days

 

Dussehra

Kullu

Kullu

Oct

10 Days

 

Phulaich fair Valley

Kinnaur

Kinnaur

Sep

1 Day

 

Sair Fair

Shimla

NA

Sep

1 Day

 

Hamir Utsav

 

Hamirpur

Nov

 

 

Lavi Fair

 

Rampur

Nov

4 Days

 

Renuka Fair

 

Sirmur

Nov

3 Days

 

 

State

Fair / Mela

Location

District

Month

Duration

J & K

Jhiri Mela     

 Jammu

 Jhiri

Nov

 

 

 

State

Fairs / Mela

Location

District

Month

Duration

Jharkhand

Kolhaiya Mela

 

 

Nov

 

 

Kundri Mela

 

 

Nov

 

 

Kunda Fair

Pratappur

Chatra

Feb

1 Day

 

 

State

Fairs / Melas

Location

District

Month

Duration

Karnataka

Dassehra

Mysore

Mysore

Oct

10 Days

 

Sangameswara Jatra

Harihar

Chitradurga

Mar

7 Days

 

Mahadeshwara Mela

Kollegal

Mysore  

Nov

5 Days

 

Havanoor Mela

Havanoor

Dharwad

Jan

3 Days

 

Dussehra Fair

Mysore

Mysore 

Sep

28 Days

 

Yellamma Devi Fair

Saundatti

Belgaum

Oct

1 Day

 

Godachi Fair

Godachi

Belgaum

Nov

 

 

Hampi Festival

 Hampi

 

Nov

3 Days

 

State

Fairs / Melas

Location

District

Month

Duration

Kerala

Pooram Festival     

Trichur

Trichur

April

21 Days

 

Onam                       

Trivandrum

Trivandrum

Aug

10 Days

 

Koratty Muthy

Koratty Village

Koratty

Oct

NA

 

Makara Vilakku

Malappuram

Malappuram

Mar

NA

 

Chirappu

Kottayyam

Kottayyam

Nov/Dec

NA

 

Feast of St Sebastain

Chertala

Ernakulam

Jan

NA

 

Shivratri

Vilakku Aluva

Ernakulam

Feb/Mar

NA

 

Omallor Fair

Omallor

Ernakulam

Mar

NA

 

Magara Jyoti

Sabarimala

Idukki

Jan

10 Days

 

Sri Sundareswar

Kannur

Kannur

April

NA

 

Utsavam

Vadakkekara

Malappuram

Mar

NA

 

Aranmula Vallamkali

NA

Aranmula

Sep

1-2 Days

 

Kerala Village Fair

NA

Kovalam & Ernakulam

Jan

10 days

 

 

State

Fairs / Melas

Location

District

Month

Duration

Madhya Pradesh

Kartik Mela

Ujjain

Ujjain

Nov

30 Days

 

Kadam Mela

Kharagpur

Tikamgarh

Nov

15 Days

 

Gwalior Trade Fair

Gwalior

Gwalior

 Jan

30 Days

 

Maker Sankranti

Barman

Ujjain

 Jan

NA

 

Nimar Utsav

Maheshwar

 

 Nov

3 Days

 

Ujjain Kumbh Mela       

Ujjain

Ujjain

Once In 12 Yrs

NA

 

 

State

Fairs / Melas

Location

District

Month

Duration

Maharashtra

Nashik Kumbh Mela           

Nashik

Nashik  

Once in 12 Yrs

NA

 

Sharda Utsav

Nagpur  

Nagpur

Oct/Nov

10 Days

 

Ganesh Festival

Sangli

Sangli

Aug/Sep

NA

 

 

State

Fairs / Melas

Location

District

Month

Duration

Orissa

Rath Yatra      

Puri

Puri

July

10 Days

 

Joranda Mela

Joranda

Dhenkanal

Feb

7 Days

 

Dhanu Jatra

Bargarh

Bargarh

Jan

11 Days

 

Bali Yatra

Cuttack

Cuttack               

Oct

5 Days

 

Chatar Yatra

Kalahandi

Kalahandi

Oct

2 Days

 

State

Fairs / Melas

Location

District

Month

Duration

Punjab

Rural Olympics

Quila Raipur

Ludhiana

Jan/Feb

7 Days

 

Hollah Mohllah

Anand Pur Sahib

Ropar

Mar

5 Days

 

Baisakhi                 

Talvandi Sahib

Bhatinda

April

5 Days

 

Mag Mela

Muktsar

Faridkot

Jan

3 Days

 

Ramteerth Mela

Kaler Purnima

Amritsar

Nov

5 Days

 

Sahidi Jod Mela

Fatehgarh Sahib

Patiala

Jan/Feb

4 Days

 

Sodal Mela            

Jalandhar

Jalandhar

Sep

2 Days

 

Chappar Mela        

Chappar

Ludhiana

Sep

-

 

State

Fairs / Melas

Location

District

Month

Duration

Rajasthan

Khatu Shyam Ji

Sikar

Sikar

Feb

3 Days

 

Urs

Ajmer

Ajmer

Oct

10 Days

 

Pushkar Fair

Pushkar

Ajmer

Nov

10 Days

 

Ramdevra

 Ramdeora

Jaisalmer

Oct

10 Days

 

Dussehra Mela

Kota

 Kota

 Oct

10 Days

 

Beneshwar Fair

Beneshwar

Dungarpur

 Jan

5 Days

 

Chanderbhaga Fair

Jhalawar

Jhalawar

 Nov

5 Days

 

Khetlaji Fair

Bundi

Bundi

Aug

3 Days

 

Ranisati Mela

Jhunjhunu

Jhunjhunu

Aug

20 Days

 

Mahavir Mela

Sawai Madhopur

Sawai Madhopur

Nov

7 Days

 

Gopinathjika Gara Mela

Gopinathjika

Banswara

Sep

1 Day

 

Kaila Devi

Kaila

Sawai Madhopur

Mar

15 Days

 

Kaila Devi Fair

Karauli

 Sawai Madhopur

Mar

3 Days

 

Kallaji Ka Mela

 

Banswara

Sep

1 Day

 

Karni Mata Mela

-

Deshnok

Sep

1 Day

 

Kota Dussehra

Kota

 

Sep

1 Day

 

Sitabari Fair

-

Sitabari

Sep

1 Day

 

Marwar Festival

Jodhpur

Jodhpur

Oct

2 Days

 

Nagaur Fair(Ramdeoji Cattle Fair )   

Nagaur

Nagaur

 Jan

8 Days

 

 

State

Fairs / Melas

Location

District

Month

Duration

Tamil Nadu

Peria Kirthigal

Trupparankundram

Trupparankundram

Oct/Nov

NA

 

Panimaya Matha

Tuticorin

Tuticorin

Aug

10 Days

 

Eallazhagar

Bannaral

Bannaral

April/May

NA

 

Kundam      

Chikkaram- sampalayam

Chikkaram- sampalayam

Mar/April

NA

 

 

State

Fairs / Melas

Location

District

Month

Duration

Uttar Pradesh

Bemoli Katra Mela

Bemoli Katra

Agra

Aug

1 Day

 

Kailash Mela

Kailash

Agra

Aug

30 Days

 

Makar Sankranti

Allahabad

Allahabad

Jan/Feb

7 Days

 

Allahabad Kumbh Mela    

Allahabad

Allahabad

Jan/March

2 Months

 

Haridwar Kumbh Mela     

Haridwar

Haridwar

Jan/April

3 Months 14 Days

 

Barabanki Mela

Deva

Barabanki

Feb/Oct

10 Days

 

Bateshwar Fair

Bateshwar

Agra

Oct

3 Weeks

 

Ramnavami Mela

Ayodhya

Faizabad

April

4 Days

 

Sharvan Jhoola

Ayodhya

Faizabad

July/Aug

7 Days

 

Nauchandi Mela

Meerut

Meerut

Mar/April

30 Days

 

Ramlila Mela

Varanasi

Varanasi

Oct/Nov

10 Days

 

Chitrakoot Ramlila

Chitrakoot

Chitrakoot

March

7 Days

 

Shivaratri Mela

Kalahasti

Kalahasti

Feb

4 Days

 

Mahotsav

Lucknow

Lucknow

Nov

10 Days

 

Nauchandi Mela

Muzaffarnagar

Muzaffarnagar

April

30 Days

 

Nauchandi Mela

Aligarh

Aligarh   

Jan

30 Days

 

Ramlila                       

 Ramnagar

 

Sep

7, 14, 31 Days

 

Rambarat                  

Agra

Agra

Oct

1 Day

 

Cattle Fair               

Dadri

Balia

Nov

2 Weeks

 


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