The main function of Ambaji Fair is held in the Ambaji village in Gujarat. Near to the village there is a famous shrine of Ambaji temple situated which is the main origin of the fair. The Ambaji fair is an important occasion of farmers that symbolize the end of the monsoon period of the year. People from all the religion comes and join the activities of the fair from different places of the country.
Time to Celebrate:
During the Hindu month of Bhadrapada (August – September)
The Ambaji Fair is observed in the month of Bhadrapada that is why the fair is popularly known as Bhadrapada Ambaji Fair. The fair has an important significance among the local tribals, tourists and other visitors who came during the festival days to worship the Amba Mata. The Ambaji temple is one of the oldest and the most ancient temple of India. The temple is located at Danta Taluka of Banaskantha district near the Gujarat Rajasthan border. The Bhadrapada Ambaji mela is an annual fair .Other than the Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, Muslims also attend the fair those makes it a multicultural activity. The Ambaji temple is the principal shrine of a goddess has been worshipped since the pre Vedic age.