People celebrate various festivals all through the year along with the exhilarating and fascinating fairs that showcases the vibrant heritage of Jaipur. Different regions of Rajasthan are different and vary in their forms of folk entertainment, tunes, customs, attires, etc. which shows the true Indian diversity. Also, the people of Rajasthan are well acknowledged for their heartfelt welcomes, delicacies, traditional dresses, rituals, culture, etc. Notwithstanding of caste and creed, people come together and relish the festivals and fairs held in the lively city of Jaipur.
In the capital city of Rajasthan, the festivals such as Teej, Diwali, Gangaur, Kite Festival, Elephant Festival, Camel Festival, etc. are celebrated with great fervour and joy.Gangaur is the most significant and colourful festival which is celebrated with great zeal all over the Rajasthan celebrated in the Hindu month of Chaitra. During this auspicious occasion, they worship Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati or Gauri by making clay idols of them.
Teej is another important festival when women pray to Goddess Parvatifor their husbands whereas girls pray for their future husbands. Various kite competitions are held in Jaipur on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, most famous is International Kite Festival. The Elephant Festival is an annual festival which is held every year in the Pink City, Jaipur during the eve of Holi. This matchless event is organised on the full moon day of Phalgun Purnima which falls in the month of February/March.