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Fair,Festivals and Mahotsav of Haridwar

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Haridwar is one place where fairs are being organized with full enthusiasm round the year, such as somwati amavasya, Karthik Poornima, Shrvan Poornima, Ganga Dussehra and other important bathing dates of Hindu calendar. The Kanwad Mela during the month of Shravana is Very popular among masses in which lacs of devotees of Lord Shiva come to Haridwar to take holy water of river Ganga. Apart from these, Kumbh mela and Ardh Kumbh mela ate interval of 12 and 6 years respectively do not need any introduction. District administration had also organized ‘Haridwar Mahotsava’, a 3-4 day cultural festival on the bank of river Ganga and Ayurveda Mahotsava’. Besides this ‘Urs’ is organized annually at the holy dargah of Piran Kaliyar in which people of all sects participate and pray for their well being. Following table shows month wise festivals/fairs arranged in this district and approximate no. of visitors to them.

वर्ष 2017 में पड़ने वाले स्नान पर्व/त्यौहार/राष्ट्रीय पर्वो का कैलेंडर,जनपद हरिद्वार|

 

Month

Occasion

Approx. no. of Tourists

January

Makar Sakranti

3.5 to 4 lacs

Feb-March

Maha Shivratri

4 lacs

March-April

RamNavmi

4 to 5 lacs

April

Baisakhi

8 to 10 lacs

April-May

Ganga Saptami

4 to 6 lacs

May

Buddha Poornima

6 to 8 lacs

June

Ganga Dussehra

10 to 15 lacs

July

Somwati Amavasya

25 to 30 lacs

July-August

Kanwar Mela

40 to 55 lacs

August

Janmashtmi

1.5 to 2 lacs

October

Durga Puja

4 lacs

November

Kartik Poornima

8 to 10 lacs

Every Month

Ekadashis

2.5 to 3 lacs

 

Poornimas

3 to  4 lacs

 

Amavasyas

3 to 4 lacs

Whenever occurs

Surya Grahans

5 to 7 lacs

 

Chandra Grahans

5 to 7 lacs