Local Festivals

Local Festivals

Charak Festival & Fair

It is a traditional folk festival & fair which is very popular in the North 24 Parganas along with some other parts of Bengal as well. It is also known as Nil Puja &...

Rock Music Festival

Being the queen of the Dooars is a title that has been given to Alipurduar throughout the ages. The place is extremely beautiful and has so many cultural events & the music festivals that...

Dooars Utsav

Dooars Utsav is one of the most important cultural festivals in Alipurduar. It provides a platform for artists and other performers from the region to showcase their talent. Many local artisans and other traders brings their exclusive...

Saraswati puja

There are many pujas that are famous at Alipurduar but one of the pujas that take center stage is the Saraswati puja. Devi Saraswati is the goddess who is said to enlighten minds and...

Other Festivals of Darjeeling

Beni Mela (fair), Saraswati Puja, Holi, Ram Navami, Raksha Bandhan, Christmas, English New Year, Easter etc. are some of the other notable fairs & festivals which are celebrated in Darjeeling with lots of zeal...

Lepcha-Bhutia New Year’s Day

Lepcha & Bhutia New Year’s Day is celebrated in the 1st half of January during the Makar Sankranti, when the colourful fairs are held along the Teesta River.

Tendong Lho Rumfaat

Tendong Lho Rumfaat (Prayer of the Tendong Mountain) is a festival of the Lepcha people of eastern Nepal, Darjeeling and north-east India. The festival occurs usually in the month of August. According to Lepcha...

Nambun

At the beginning of December Lepchas celebrate Nambun, the day the demon Lhaso Mung Punu was finally defeated after 12 years of battle. On newmoon day they make a rice effigy of the demon...

Darjeeling Carnival

Darjeeling Carnival is a ten-day long carnival arranged in the town of Darjeeling in the month of November. The entire city is full of a new life and spirit of togetherness and belonging apart...

Teesta Tea and Tourism Festival

Teesta Tea and Tourism Festival, being celebrated in splendid manner in the tranquil serenity of the hills in Darjeeling district in the months of November – December to attract large number of tourists. The...