Marwar Festival

October

Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Held on two consecutive days during the full moon of Sharad Poornima, the Marwar Festival celebrates Rajasthan’s gallant heroes. The perfect slice of Rajasthan’s bygone royal era and its preserved cultural wealth, the Marwar festival praises the heroes and martyrs of medieval India. The tales of Rajput’s fighting with all their might and valour to protect their motherland – are ingrained in the minds of viewers through a colourful extravaganza.


Held on two consecutive days during the full moon of Sharad Poornima, the Marwar Festival celebrates Rajasthan’s gallant heroes. The perfect slice of Rajasthan’s bygone royal era and its preserved cultural wealth, the Marwar festival praises the heroes and martyrs of medieval India. The tales of Rajput’s fighting with all their might and valour to protect their motherland – are ingrained in the minds of viewers through a colourful extravaganza.

The myths, legends, folklore and heroic tales are retold through foot-tapping dance and music, the traditional way. Various games, polo competitions, marketplaces and food stalls are set up to engage visitors. Jodhpur, Marwar’s architectural and cultural masterpiece is dazzled by these festivities in September/October.

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