February 1, 2017

If cupid has not struck you this month, then don’t worry. Take yourself on a solo date and visit these interesting places. Here’s a list of things to do in February that will add a little bit of culture and colour in your life.

1. Surajkund Mela

When: 1st to 15th February, 2017

Where: Surajkund, Faridabad

Learn More: Haryana Tourism

This crafts mela is a heaven for foodies and shopaholics. You can see the jewellery, pottery, handicrafts from all over India in one place. Each state also has its own food stall, singers, and folk dancers – so you can enjoy a feast for all senses.

things to do in February

2. Kila Raipur Rural Olympics

When: 17th to 19th February, 2017

Where: Kila Raipur, near Ludhiana, Punjab

Learn More: Grewal Sports Association

These rustic games are nothing like you have witnessed before. You will see octogenarians running a marathon, men riding two horses simultaneously, and entertainers pulling tractors from their teeth. Also, there is a bullock cart racing. You’ll get a full ‘Rang de Basanti’ vibe here.

things to do in February

3. India Art Fair

When: 2nd to 5th February, 2017

Where: New Delhi

Learn More: India Art Fair

You should attend this fair, even if you are not an art connoisseur. You can enjoy the quirky installations, sculptures, new media and performance art, coupled with book launches and much more.

things to do in February

4. Kala Ghoda Arts Festival

When: 4th to 12th February

Where: Kala Ghoda Arts precinct, Mumbai

Learn More: Kala Ghoda Association

Soak in some culture at the Kala Ghoda festival. You can see vibrant dances, theater, music, and participate in heritage walks and workshops to learn more about the different arts.

things to do in February

5. Taj Mahotsav

When: 18th to 27th February, 2017

Where: Agra

Learn More: UP Tourism

Here’s one more reason to visit the Taj. There is a 10-day annual celebration of music, dance, art, crafts, and cuisines at its eastern gate.

things to do in February

6. World Sufi Spirit Festival

When: 13th to 18th February, 2017

Where: Nagaur and Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur

Learn More: World Sacred Spirit Festival

Feel the Sufi spirit come alive in the magnificent forts of Jodhpur. Your experience here will surely count as rare, and beyond the ordinary.

things to do in February