Puri Beach Festival
Puri Beach Festival:
Puri Beach Festival - Puri Beach Festival is a colorful festival celebrated at the happening beach of Puri every year on the month of November and it continues for 5 days. These are lots of fairs and festivals are celebrated in Puri which attracts visitors to enjoy them with much exuberance at this pleasant tourist heaven. Puri Beach Festival is one leading festival occurred in Puri in which various classical and folk dances of Odisha and other states of the country India are performed by expert dancers. Along with with that an exhibition of Handicraft products made by peoples of Odisha, beautiful Handloom products mainly ‘Pata’ sari and especially ‘Pattachitra Sari’ etc are placed for visitors, the tourist allowed to explore these products and also to buy if they want. The Sand Art made by skilled artists increases the charm of this festival up to high extent.
This Beach Festival offers a captivating and enchanting experience to the tourist. So it’s a highly demanding event for tourist, especially among foreign tourist. Foreign people stipulated with their tour service provider that they include Puri Beach Festival in their tour packages, sometimes tourist waits for months to come for a tour in Odisha only because of this festival. So as November is considered as the most suitable time for Puri Tour, and millions of tourist visiting this heavenly tourist destination on this month.
Highlights of the Festival
1 - The festival is also marked by an exhibition of Handicrafts, Handloom and Sand Art.
2 - Mallakhamb, Kabbadi, beach volleyball are some traditional sports played at the festival.
3 - Yacht and Regatta boat races are also organized.