Fairs and festivals in Uttar Pradesh have always been a moment to be cherished. Uttar Pradesh being an example of the confluence of religions, culture, creed and caste in India represent its traditions at the hour of its fairs and festivals. The artists exhibit their talent in the most professional manner inviting the viewers to participate. The snake charmers, fortunetellers, jugglers and the magicians are the common sight of these festivals. And the aroma of dishes being prepared at the roadside dhabas (hotels) is the most tempting to counter with. The artisans from the far off land display their art and craft at these festivals is a pleasure to experience. Definitely, no one can shy away from the simple but enthralling charm of the U.P's festive season.
The festivals and fairs in Uttar Pradesh are well attended by the artisans from all over the country where they trade, products belonging to their culture and traditions and hence giving visitors a chance to experience other cultures under one roof. Over the years, Taj Mahotsav held in February at Agra has proved to be one of such fairs attracting thousands of tourists from all over the globe. Watching the renowned musicians and dancers performing under the moonlight engulfed by the warmth of Taj Mahal is the best opportunity offered by the fair.