The Bikaner Camel Fair is an annual event organised every year in Bikaner.
The festival is organised by the Department of Tourism, Art, and Culture.
Every year, the festival is celebrated in the month of January.
The festival comprises of some spectacular events like camel dance, camel race, neck shaking and camel rides.
Every year, thousands of locals join to trade camels and share cultural activities in Bikaner.
According to legends, Bikaner was the only breeding region, so the locals bring their cattle here every year.
The camels that are bred and trained in this region were enrolled in the Indian army.
Camel reflects the status, it is a foundation of trade and finance in Bikaner.
The festival is a grand celebration of the rich culture of Bikaner that is marked by folk dance to entertain the crowd.
People can participate in various competitions like earthen pot making, tug of war, musical chair and wrestling.
On the occasion of the festival, the camels are dressed in colorful and bright ornaments and bridles.
Being home to the world-famous traditional art forms, puppetry, the fire dance and the folk dance are a big crowd puller.
The festival is organised to glorify the camels.