The Summer Festival, Mt.Abu is held every year during Buddha Poornima. The festival celebrates the warmth and cheerfulness of the people of hill station, their colorful life and vivacious nature. The hospitality of the people, their lively culture and exotic location make this festival a memorable experience during your tours to Rajasthan. This festival is one of the most popular fairs and festivals of Rajasthan.
The festival takes off with ballad singing and a traditional procession which assembles at the Nakki Lake. This is followed by various performances including folk dances and classical music of Rajasthan and Gujarat. The Gair and Ghoomar dances of Rajasthan are a wonderful sight which also gives a glimpse of the ethnicity and culture of the state.
A variety of sporting events and competitions like Skating Race, Boat Race, Horse Race, Tug-of-War, Panihari Matka Race, Deepdan are organised too and adds to the thrill of the celebration. The Sham-e-Qawwali is a much anticipated musical show where well-known qawwali singers enthral the audience. The Summer Festival in Mount Abu concludes with stunning fireworks, bringing an end to the festivities.