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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

Which are the popular festivals and events in Mussoorie?

Rupali Khanna DEC 10 2012
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Mussoorie is not only about pristine, sweeping landscapes and adrenaline pumping adventure sports, it has its share of festivals which are celebrated with much fervor and excitement. The festive calendar of this beautiful hill station is booked throughout the year and the locals truly believe in making these festivals as lively and vibrant as they could be. Take a look at some of the popular ones:

  • Autumn Festival

    As the name suggests, this fun-filled and lively festival is held during Autumn every year. The entire Mussoorie comes alive during the
    10-day celebration which is marked by much pomp and grandeur. You will love to be a part of this extravaganza when you are in the town. Conducted by the Municipal Board, the festival is marked by roller skating shows, theatre plays as well as other exciting sport events. It is incomplete without the enthusiasm and excitement that is associated with it.

  • Summer Festival

    Be ready to rock and roll if you want to participate in Summer festival that captures the true essence of Mussoorie. This is a time where the locals and tourists get a chance to showcase their talent in Myriad local dance performances, interesting game shows, magic shows, cultural parades, seminars and debates. Don't miss the fun-filled and enjoyable festival.

  • The Bhadraj Fair

    Held annually on the eve of
    Shravan Sankranti, The Bhadraj Fair allows you to seek some divine intervention. Bhadraj temple organizes this fair which holds a special place in festive diaries of Mussoorie. No wonder, it attracts a lots of devotees who want to actively take part in the celebration.

  • Surkhanda Devi Mela

    The Surkshanda Devi temple has an interesting story attributed to it which says that this is the place where Lord Shiva's head fell off when he was told to stop his "Dance of Death". The fair is organized in honor of Surkshanda Devi and is celebrated with much effervescence and grandeur.

Explore and enjoy the festivals which offer you a bag full of surprises and happiness!

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