7 Best Places to Celebrate Holi in India

Holi also known as the festival of colors is a spring festival celebrated in the month of Falgun. The day of Holi is known as Holika Dahan and second day is called Dhulandi or Rangwali Holi. Holi is celebrated across the country but there are some places in India where Holi festival celebrated with different rituals.

Ki Lathmar Holi, Barsana


Lathamar Holi is a local way celebration, takes place before the actual date of Holi in Barsana Village of Mathura. Lath mar Holi is unique in the sense that women chase men and hit with sticks to show off their powers,love, fun and equality.

Traditional Holi, Vrindavan

Banke Bihari temple of Vrindavan in the land of Krishna, where one can enjoy the traditional and ancient Holi in India. Mathura and Vrindvan of Uttar Pradesh celebrates the holi festival for more than 10 days.

Royal Holi, Udaipur

Royal family of Udaipur bringing the festival of colour to their people at the City Palace every year. Mewar’s Royal family lights the Holi pyre with tradition and rituals.

Musical Holi, Delhi


Delhi is the place where Holi-themed parties being planned along with other metro cities of India. Music, dancing and parties are held all over the city with hookah lounge, rain dance, food and bar stalls.

Heritage Holi, Hampi

The heritage monuments of Hampi turns colorful on the day of Holi, Hampi celebrates holi for 2 days with splash colors and dancing to the drum beats.

Warrior Holi, Anandpur Sahib

Three-day Sikh festival Holla Mohalla started at the Keshgarh Sahib Gurdwara with the traditional warrior Nihang. Hola Mohalla is famous for its colourful celebrations and the traditional valour.

Cultural Holi, Shantiniketan


Holi festival is celebrated by the name of Basant Utsav in Shantiniketan, A three days folk festival with Chau dance and Darbari Jhumu. Basanta Utsav festival is celebrated with a unique folk art in the Purulia district of West Bengal.