The summer festival of Shimla is celebrated every year in the month of May/June. This colourful festival is organised at the Ridge of Shimla, which is the centre of all cultural activities. This festival is celebrated with pomp and grandeur and attracts people from all parts of Shimla. Of late, people have started celebrating this festival at places like Kufri and Naldera as well.
Traditionally, this festival was observed with local folk dance performances; however, famous personalities from all over India can also be seen performing these days. During this festival, the locals put up several stalls and display the amazing handicrafts of Himachal Pradesh.
This festival attracts a staggering number of tourists from across the globe as the temperature in Shimla is cool at this time of the year.