Shimla Summer Festival is organised every year in the month of May/June and is a riot of colors and festivity and is celebrated on a grand scale. This renowned event has been held regularly in Shimla since the 1960s and is a five day extravaganza. This Summer Festival consists of a huge association of men and women who gather and celebrate the advent of summer. They sing and dance in gratefulness to the glory of God. They offer thanks for the rich harvest and the golden crop and also requests God for a repetition of the same bliss on the following year.
They celebrate this change of season in the form of Summer Festival. More commonly known as Shimla Summer Festival, the celebrations observe a huge association of men and women who gather and celebrate the advent of summer. They pay reverence to the gods by singing and dancing in gratefulness.
They thank their gods for a rich harvest. A repetition of this bliss is also requested for the following year. The entire state showcases exuberant pomp and grandeur during this festival. Richly tinted fairs add a new fangled shade to the wide array of colors of the state giving out a powerful visual impact.