At a Glance :
Rejoiced At : Himachal Pradesh, Rampur
Celebration Month : November
Lavi fair is held every year at Rampur village. This village is situated over the Satluj River's banks within the pure nature surroundings. Try to visit Himachal Pradesh during November so that you can enjoy this fair completely. This traditional fair has got international popularity and notoriety. This fair has one more interesting characteristic that it is also a prime trading center & over an ancient trade route it is a stopover point which leads towards Tibet, Kinnaur, Afghanistan and Ladakh. The location where this Lavi fair is held also includes historical importance because during the oldest period it was a Bushair state. There is a saying during King Kesar Singh's supremacy, the trade agreement was made among Tibet and Bushair, this agreement was actually a friendly sign.
During that time they also exchanged swords and horses among them. Since that trade agreement this Lavi fair has become a traditional occasion which people of Himachal Pradesh celebrate every year with huge energy and zeal. In the early days, traders of Kinnaur and Tibet were showcasing their work in the fair. Some how, along with the Chinese work; they stopped presenting their stall in the fair. Afterwards, people put efforts to take them back to add the earlier glory of Lavi fair. Here you will get a golden opportunity to buy as many creative things as you want. Traders of different regions visit Lavi fair to vend untensils, quilts and many more consumer goods.
The major item which can be seen in a huge amount would be Pashmina wool, Chaumukhi horse and dry fruits. Lavi fair of Himachal Pradesh state is a beneficial occasion for tribal people to display their hand made items and various types of handicrafts, woolen pattoos, agricultural produce & Kala zira. One of the interesting elements which you would like to buy is Chinese products like tracksuits, jackets and crockery.