Winter Festival is held in Mount Abu every year during the last week of December. The festival celebrates the warmth and cheerfulness of the people of hill station, who welcome the arrival of season and its guests from the depth of their hearts. This three days colorful festival is organized by the Rajasthan Tourism and Municipal Board, Mt. Abu.
The hospitality of the people, their colorful culture and exotic location make this festival a never to be forgotten experience. Winter festival begins with a ceremonial procession, which start from the RTDC Hotel Shikhar. The procession gathers at the Nakki Lake Chowk followed by folk performances of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab & Haryana’s folk artists.
There is a band Show, Boat Race, Skating Race, Panihari Matka Race, Tug of War between Foreign Tourists and Domestic Tourists, Mehandi Mandana, Musical Chair Race, Deepotsav & in the last Fireworks are very attractive to watch and participate. The grand finale of the festival is made brighter by a display of dazzling fireworks all three days.
The dates for winter festival this year are December 29, 30 and 31, 2013.