Kullu Shimla Festivals
Himachal Pradesh, other than being a picturesque mountain destination is also a culturally rich state with a mixture of various cultures that harmoniously and joyously celebrate the various festivals of the state. In Himachal Pradesh, every festival is celebrated with funfair, traditional dance, good food and carefree abandonment.
Travel to hills this summers not just for its immense natural beauty and adventure activities but also to be a part of the amazing festivals of Kullu and Shimla.
Spring Festival, Kullu
Spring festival, which is also called Pipal Jatra or Basantotsav, is a festival that marks the beginning of the spring season in the valley. During the festival, cultural performances are organized by Kala Kendra in amphitheatres. Cultural groups and reputed artists come from all over India to perform in the festival. Read also Things to do in Manali
When: 28th to 30th April 2016
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Summer Festival, Shimla
The best reason to visit Shimla during summers is the famed Summer Festival that is held every year in the month of May -June.The festival attracts tourists from far and wide. The whole town of Shimla is glazed up and there are various cultural performances,local handicrafts exhibitions, music concerts, fashion Shows, Flower Shows, competitions and stalls with amazing Himachali cuisines.
Where: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
When : End May – first Week of June