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.
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.
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.
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.
5. Taj Mahotsav
When: 18th to 27th February, 2017
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.
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.