9th May 2023
Day 1

The Patiala Heritage Festival is a 10 day gala affair that was started in the year 2003.

It is organized every year in the month of February to celebrate the culture of the city of Patiala. The objective of the festival is to savor and exhibit the rich culture of Patiala and portray the heritage of the city.

The Patiala Heritage Festival is an occasion to celebrate the culture and heritage of Patiala. A number of events such as music, sports, dance etc are organized to entertain and educate people. The famous and renowned Art Gallery in the Sheesh Mahal plays host to the crafts mela during the festival. It is a gala affair for craftsmen and admirers alike. A great variety of crafts that include textiles pottery, jewelries, furniture and mesmerizing handicrafts from all parts of Punjab are on display during the mela. It seems like beauty and history descend at one place during the festival. Something which will keep the spectators and buyers spellbound.

The festival is a treat for the music lovers and admirers of dance. Witnessing some of the best music in India is a chance nobody would want to miss. The music concerts are a great hit among the people and it draws musicians from foreign shores as well. Fine exponents of Indian Classical music display their talent on vocals as well as instruments. Various singing and music styles of Gharanas prove to be a draw for the musically inclined.

Apart from the musical events, dance concerts are also held and are an equally popular affair. The courtyard of the Darbar Hall provides a perfect setting for the dance events.

The festival is a perfect opportunity to spend an exciting and interesting time. The sheer variety of exhibitions and events on display compels one to mark their presence in the festival. Painting exhibitions, cricket matches, polo matches, operas, fashion shows, plays    , equestrian sports, golf events are some events that can be enjoyed during the festival.

The Patiala Heritage Festival is a wonderful initiative to celebrate and promote the culture and art of Patiala

Festival time- February
10 days 10am to 10pm
ticket- Rs. 10 per day per person.

Photo of Sheesh Mahal by Amit Singla
Photo of Sheesh Mahal by Amit Singla
Photo of Sheesh Mahal by Amit Singla
Photo of Sheesh Mahal by Amit Singla
Photo of Sheesh Mahal by Amit Singla
Photo of Sheesh Mahal by Amit Singla