Second largest fair of India - Nagaur Fair is celebrated for eight days every year in the month of January – February in the Rajput town of Rajasthan – Nagaur. The fair is mainly known for its animal trading and displays thousands of animals which are magnificently decorated with colourful accessories to attract traders gathered from various places here. The fair is famous as Cattle Fair as it boasts of trading about 70,000 bullocks, cows, camels, and horses.
The owners of the animals also dress with colourful turbans and long moustaches and are very enthusiastic about selling their animals at the best possible price. Besides the trade of animals some other attractions of the fair include Mirchi bazaar (largest red chilly market of India), wooden items and camel leather accessories.
Visitors enjoy the exciting sports activities being held here such as tug of war, camel races, bullock races, cock fights and many more. The evenings with campfire and puppet shows is a delightful experience that gives the feel of the desert stillness and enchanting ambience with folk music of Jodhpur.
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