Fairs and Festivals in Yavatmal

The city that basks in the spiritual and cultural glory gives wide scope for the travelers to explore its beauty. Being one of the most important parts of the district, the town offers wide varieties of things to enjoy. Ultimate devotion towards the supreme power and faith is quite prominent here. The city is garlanded with many temples and religious spots. Many festivals and fairs related to different religious and cultural events made the city quite vibrant and lively. Various Hindu fairs take place in the area. Locals and travelers just love to enjoy these events.

Festvals and fairs in Yavatmal


Maroti and Gajanan Maharaj Fair in Yavatmal

It is one of the most popular fairs of the district. Large numbers of people from far across the country visit this region to witness this amazing event. It is dedicated to Lord Gajanan. Many devotees visit this place during the time of fair.

Shri Chintamani Fair at Kalamb in Yavatmal

Shri Chintamani Fair is one of the major attractions of the region. It is organized at the underground of the famous Chintamani Ganesh temple in Yavatmal. This fair is organized for almost seven days. Devotees accumulate here to enjoy this beautiful event and witness the glory and power of Lord Ganesha. Locals believe that Sri Chintamani erases all the worries, thus giving peace. The meaning of the word Chinta means worry. So, he plays his role by removing all the pain and worries.

On the Magh Shukla Paksha Pratipada Shri Chintamani yatra begins and the important fair and rituals is held from Chaturthi to Saptami. Almost 50,000 people attend the fair and yatra.

Shri Dutt Jayanti Fair at Mahur

Shri Dutt Jayanti Fair is also a popular event of Yavatmal. A big fair is organized during Datta Jayanti. The mandir is about 100 years old and refurbished around 40 years ago. This fair is celebrated every year with pomp and glory. Many people from different parts of the district visit this region. Horse bazar and horse trading is very famous in this area. The fair is held for 2 weeks and allures thousands of people.
 
Other fairs
Other fairs like the Jambhora and Mahashiv Ratri, Pusan and Mahagaon, Baba kambalposh fair, Ghanti Baba ka Uroos fair and the Uroos in Aarni fair are also organized.

Festivals in Yavatmal

Festivals like Dussera, Gudi Padwa, Diwali, Ramzaan Eid, Bakari-Eid and many other Hindu, Muslim festivals and events are celebrated in Yavatmal. Ganesh Chaturthi is also very famous here.

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