The festivals which are celebrated in Manali are :-
Lohri :- This is celebrated in mid-january day and also commemorates the last sowing of the Rabi crops. Community bonfires, folk songs and dancing mark the festival.
Baisakhi :- It is one of Himachal’s most important festivals. Rooted in the rural agrarian tradition, it bids a final farewell to winter. Numerous village fairs complete with wrestling, dancing and archery are also held on this day.
Dussehra :- They pay homage to lord Raghunath while music and colour fill the Silver valley. Numerous stalls offer a variety of local wares. This is also the time when the International Folk festival celebrated. The Jwalamukhi temple in Kangra becomes the venue for a major fair.