Some of the popular festivals celebrated in Jodhpur are:
- Marwar Festival of Jodhpur – This festival is celebrated between the months of September and October, to honour the local heroes and warriors who died fighting to protect this land.
- Navratri (a 10-day Hindu festival, where Goddess Durga is worshipped).
- Gangaur festival – the most important local festival in Rajasthan; dedicated to goddess Gauri (the consort of Lord Shiva). People pray for marital happiness and bliss during this festival.
- Diwali – The festival of Lights; India’s most popular and widely celebrated festival.