The Shekhawati Festival is held at the Shekhawati region, well-known for for its painted havelis, lavishly constructed mansions and patio, in Rajasthan. The festival is annually organized on 10th and 11th February. It is organized by the State Department of Tourism in association with District administrations of Sikar, Jhunjhunu and Churu. The festival aims to provide an extensive view of Shekhawati and its culture for the tourists.
The festival is organized at a number of places in Rajasthan, including Nawalgarh, Sikar, Jhunjhunu and Churu. On this occasion, a one-day tour of the Shekhawati region is organized that include camel & jeep safaris and farm visits. While enjoying the inspiring trip, the tourists get together with the hospitable inhabitants of the region and gain an essence of the flourishing tradition of Shekhawati. Besides this amazing tour, lots of other programmes are organized to entertain the guests, such as rural games, cultural programmes, haveli competitions and fireworks etc. Nawalgarh serves as the chief location for the festival and is easily accessible from the capital city of Jaipur.