Fairs and Festivals in Gujarat

Vautha Fair Gujarat

Vautha Fair Gujarat

Vautha Fair to Gujarat is what Pushkar Mela is to Rajasthan; the only distinction is the Vautha Fair trade of donkey takes place. Stretching for five days, this event witnesses an immense footfall of farmers, devotees, traders, artisans and tourists from all over the country. Legends say that Kartikeya son of Lord Shiva, performed a ritual here on the bank of river on Karthik Poornima. Vautha Fair is the time when devotees from all over India visit Gujarat to take a holy dip in the waters of the sangam or confluence of rivers. The fair takes place at Saptasangam, a place of confluence of seven rivers. Rituals are performed on the bank of the river, thousands of lamps and flowers can be seen floating on the waters. Decorated donkeys are the highlight of the festival. Other than donkeys, here one can see camels. Also, here you can find handicrafts and delicacies from all over the state. Vautha Fair brings together more than 500,000 visitors to drench in every bit of festivity.

When: October/November

Where: Vautha

Duration: Five days

Fairs & Festivals Place 2015 2016 2017
Vautha Fair Vautha 25-26 Nov 14-15 Nov 04 – 05 Nov