Apart from the fairs and festivals held across India, Himachal Pradesh hosts various fairs and festivals. These festivities are a time for Himachalis to dress up in bright colors and accessories and mingle with their fellow Himachalis.
The Kullu Dussehra, Shivratri Fair (Mandi), Shoolini Mela (Solan), Minjar Fair (Chamba), Mani Mahesh Chhari Yatra (Chamba), Renuka Fair (Sirmaur), Lavi Trade Fair (Rampur), Vrajeshwari Fair (Kangra), Jwalamukhi Fair (Jwalamukhi), Holi Fair (Sujanpur Tira), and Naina Devi In Una District, temple fairs such as the Peeplo Fair, the Bharoli Bhagaur Fair, the ‘Mairi’ Guruduwara Fair, the ‘Chintpurni’ temple Fair, the ‘Kamakhya temple’ Fair, and the annual Himachal Hill Festival in the village Polian Purohitan during the fourth week of October are held in the lower regions of Himachal.
Every year in mid-September, the centuries-old Sair festival is mainly held in Shimla, Kangra, Mandi, Kullu, and Solan districts. It is observed to commemorate the conclusion of the grain harvest, as well as the removal of the rakhi thread and its presentation to the mother sairi.