Tarnetar Mela covers a large part of the Tarnetar
village with a huge number of stalls put up selling
beautiful local handicrafts unavailable elsewhere
along with ethnic jewellerys, statues of deities and
traditional mirror work attires. The merry-go-round
rides, photographers stall, magic shows, tatoowalas
attract people of age to joyously celebrate the festival.
Folk music and folk dances like Hudo, Ras and Garba
played by the Kodi and Maldhari dancers is the major
attraction of the fair.
Tribal folks dressed in their typical, embroidered
garments, perfectly dance to the tune of the drumbeats,
which further raises the spirit of the religious fair.
Men and women sway to the soul stirring rhythms of
the folk music depicting a glimpse of the rich Saurashtra
The accumulation of Sadhus, Bhajan Mandali's, Local
tribes and sale of extraordinary handicrafts make
it an interesting place to visit and witness the festivities
involved. Inspite of the numerous changes in the traditions
followed at the fair over the years, the spirit of
devotion and dedication yet remains unchanged.