The Girnar Maha Shivratri Mela (Fair) is popularly known as “Bhavnath fair” and is held at the Bhavnath Mahadev Temple near Damodar Kund in Junagarh, Gujarat , at the foot of Girnar Mountain on the day of Maha Shivratri every year. This fair is dedicated to Lord Shiva and a lot of celebrations happens in the Shiva temple. It is a five day fair which concludes on the annual Maha Shivaratri day.....
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There is free meal provided to visitors, stalls for shopping/ rosaries/ mouth-watering sweets. The atmosphere is rhythmic.

The musical notes of local folk music can be sensed in air and the view of beautiful folk dances as bhavai in colourful dresses is awesome.

The handicraft and dazzling ornaments worn by devotees and tribes that come to Bhavnath Fair captures the senses of every mankind.

Richness of our culture is on display during the whole mela as it meets ourselves with our roots, customs, practices, ritual, belief. This fair is mesmerizing, intense, and mystic.

Cultural programs

Ravadi by Naga saints

Sword stunts by saints

Mahaaarti on last day

Organized By

District administration Junagadh
Prant officer Junagadh (Mela adhikari)
Taluka seva sadan, Near Sardar Baugh, Junagadh City

How to reach

The nearest airport is Rajkot, which is 108 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Junagadh, which is 6 KMs away.
The nearest major city is Junagadh, which is 5KMs away.
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Event Details
Venue Address
Bhavnath Temple, Girnar
Date Time

14 Feb 2023 - 18 Feb 2023

6:00 AM - 9:00 PM




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