Holi

Sheetla Mata Fair

Gangaur

Dussehra

Diwali

Rajasthan is the "Land of Celebrations " Madhogarh's tradition can be captured at its festive best at the fairs and festivals, which are dazzlingly theatrical and lively. The festivals are marked by the folk dances and music played on a variety of locally made instruments. All the fairs and festivals are widely attended by people from all walks of life.

The people of Madhogarh celebrate Holi to welcome the Spring season with a profusion of colors. One can see blithe faces smeared in rainbow hues and drenched in color water in whole Madhogarh. The villagers forget their inhibitions and make merry with reckless abandon. People from all walks of life indulge in rivalry, liberally splashing colors on each other. Singing, dancing and merry making becomes the order of the day.

The members of the royal family start a procession from the fort which goes to each and every villagers house and they greet them and play the festival of colors with them. on this day of celebration the members of royal family forget their status and mix with the general villagers and share sweets with them. In the evenings the senior citizens are personally invited by the royal family for drinks and dinner.

The fair is held in the month of chaitra, in village seel - ki - doongri 15 kms from Madhogarh. The fair is held in honor of Sheetla Mata every year. The fair attracts hordes of visitors from far and wide. People believe that epidemics spread because of the wrath of Sheetal Mata and hence they worship her and make offerings so that she may be pacified.

The deity is represented by red stone. It is a veritable picnic for the pilgrims attending the fair. It is customary to cook one's own food at the site and eat it only after it has been offered at the shrine.
A temporary market comes up at the fair. A cattle fair is also organized during the fair.

Festival the most important festival of Madhogarh which is observed throughout the village with great fervor and devotion by womenfolk who worship Gauri, the consort of Lord Shiva. The festival commences on the first day of Chaitra the day following Holi and continues for 18 days. Unmarried girls and married women decorate images of Gauri and Isar.

At an auspicious hour in the afternoon procession is starts from the Fort Madhogarh and is taken out to a well with the images of Isar and Gauri, placed on the heads of married women The whole villagers follow the procession. Songs are sung about the departure of Gauri to her husband's house. The procession comes back after offering water to the image of Gauri. Ghevar The local sweet is offered by the villagers to each other.
 

Tall effigies of the demon Ravan is burnt to symbolize the victory of good over evil. Villagers gather here dressed in multicolored clothes to offer prayers to Lord Rama.
 

Diwali a celebration of light is the most popular festival of Madhogarh. The whole village is decorated with divas ( earthen Lamps). The night is illuminated with the flaming lights of fireworks, creating kaleidoscopic designs against the black canvas of the sky. The goddess of wealth Laxmi is worshipped, after pooja (worship) the whole village folks comes to the fort to greet the members of the royal family and then burn crackers with them.