Veer Shiromani Madho Singh Bhandari Memorial Fair, Tehri
Veer Shiromani Madho Singh Bhandari Memorial Fair is organised at the place of birth of Veer Shiromani Madho Singh Bhandari, Maletha. The fair is a vibrant affair and sees folk dancers from across the state.
Uttarayani Mela, Nainital
Uttarayani Mela is held in January annually on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. The fair is held in several places, including Haldwani, Bageshwar, Ranibagh, etc. The highlight is the Bagnath Temple, located on the banks of River Saryu. This week-long fair is celebrated with much pomp and show at the temple.
Rafting Event, Shivpuri, Rishikesh
(Third week of Jan)
Rafting in Shivpuri is a delightful experience. Shivpuri is a hotspot for whitewater rafting, and the 16-km stretch from Shivpuri to NIM Beach is a thrilling one. Descend the mighty Ganges whilst battling thunderous rapids and battering waves, and experience gorgeous Hiamlayan scenery on the way.
Trekking Event, Chandrashila Peak
Tungnath Winter Summit
One of the most popular treks in the Garhwal Himalayas, Chandrashila Trek offers gorgeous views of the surrounding Himalayas, lush valleys, Himalayan flora and fauna and verdant landscapes.
Magh Mela, Uttarkashi
This religious fair draws its theme heavily from myths and is very popular in the state. It is important not only from a cultural point of view, but also a commercial one.
Uttarakhand Adventure Car Rally
Uttarakhand Adventure Car Rally is organised as per international standards to showcase the conditions of roads in the state. The rally passes through popular tourist spots like Auli, Ramnagar, a stone’s throw from Jim Corbett National Park, etc.
Uttarakhand Spring Bird Festival
Uttarakhand Spring Bird Festival aims to promote the state as a bird watching destination. It showcases the rich diversity of avifauna that Uttarakhand has to offer. Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary is a popular venue for the festival.
Ganga Kayak Festival, Shivpuri, Rishikesh
Ganga Kayak Festival was first held in 2013 with an aim to promote Rishikesh as a kayaking destination. Rishikesh has a team of professional kayak competitors and instructors and the festival aims to incorporate more paddlers.
Auli Skiing Festival, Auli
Auli Skiing Festival draws huge crowds. The world-class skiing destination of Auli is located at a height of 2896-3200 m and has a skiing area of 5-7 sq km.
Basantutsav is a very popular festival. The highlight of the festival is the Flower Show that showcases beautiful flora of the state. Students participate to make floral patterns on the ground.
(Garhwal and Kumaon)
The 8-day-long cycling championship invites people from all over the world to test their mettle against the rugged terrain of Uttarakhand. The route passes through Nainital, Pithoragarh, Bageshwar, Karnaprayag, Tehri, etc.
White Water Rafting Festival, Jolijvi
White Water Rafting Festival in Jolijvi invites adventure enthusiasts from all over the world. It is aimed at promoting Jolijvi as a white water rafting destination.
Tehri Lake festival
The annual Tehri Lake Festival is Asia's biggest and offers non-stop action, adventure, entertainment, fun & frolic and excitement. Enjoy water sports, other adventure sports and popular entertainment at the festival.