What to do in Jaipur this May? Events guide

Puppet Capture Click by Camera in Jaipur Rajasthan IndiaAs the sun paints the Pink City in golden hues, Jaipur blossoms into a playground of culture, laughter, and excitement this May.

Whether you're a curious traveler or a local explorer, get ready to embark on a captivating journey through Jaipur's most thrilling events and experiences.

Here's your insider's guide to the city's must-attend happenings:

Also read: 10 Instagram worthy places in Jaipur to take stunning pictures

1. Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF): Where Words Dance

Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF)

  • Date: May 5th - May 9th, 2024

  • Location: Diggi Palace

Step into the enchanting world of literature at the Jaipur Literature Festival, a dazzling extravaganza of ideas and imagination.

Join literary luminaries, indulge in storytelling sessions, and discover the magic of words amidst the regal charm of Diggi Palace.

2. Comedy Carnival: Laughs Guaranteed!

Jaipur's comedy clubs

  • Various Dates and Locations

Get ready to ROFL at Jaipur's comedy clubs! From Witty Wednesdays featuring the city's funniest folks to uproarious acts by comedians like Vivek Samtani and Ravi Gupta, these shows promise belly-aching laughter and comedic genius that'll leave you grinning ear to ear.

3. Art & Creativity Unleashed

Gold Foil Painting Workshop by Kalpkarika

Gold Foil Painting Workshop by Kalpkarika

  • Date: May 5th, 2024

  • Location: FTV Cafe, C Scheme

Spark your artistic flair with gold foil painting at Kalpkarika's immersive workshop. Dive into a world of shimmering creativity and craft your own masterpiece while sipping on creative inspiration.

4. Musical Escapades: Bollywood Beats Live

Vishal Mishra - Pehle Bhi Main - JAIPURVishal Mishra - Pehle Bhi Main - JAIPUR

  • Date: May 25th, 2024

  • Location: JECC Lawn

Let melodies sweep you off your feet at Vishal Mishra's Bollywood concert. Sing along to chart-topping hits under the starlit sky at JECC Lawn, where music and magic collide.

5. Food Fiesta: Feast Fit for Royalty

Pink City Food FestivalPink City Food Festival

  • Date: May 18th - May 20th, 2024

  • Location: Statue Circle

Treat your taste buds to a royal feast at the Pink City Food Festival. Indulge in Rajasthani delights and culinary innovations that'll tantalize your senses and leave you craving for more.

6. Sculpture Spectacle: Art in the Open Air

The Sculpture ParkThe Sculpture Park

  • Date: May 5th - December 1st, 2024

  • Location: Nahargarh Fort

Marvel at breathtaking sculptures amidst the ancient walls of Nahargarh Fort. Let contemporary art redefine your perspective as you wander through this open-air gallery of creativity.

7. Adventurous Escapades: Pedal & Explore

Nahargarh Cycling ExpeditionNahargarh Cycling Expedition

  • Date: Every Sunday in May

  • Location: Nahargarh Fort

Cycle your way to adventure with the Nahargarh Cycling Expedition. Enjoy panoramic views of Jaipur's skyline and the rugged beauty of the Aravalli hills while pedaling through history.

8. Rajasthan International Film Festival (RIFF)

Rajasthan International Film Festival (RIFF)

  • Date: May 10th - May 14th, 2024

  • Location: Inox Crystal Palm

Experience the magic of cinema at the Rajasthan International Film Festival. Discover captivating films, engage with filmmakers, and celebrate the art of storytelling on the silver screen.

9. Vintage Car Rally: A Classic Affair

Vintage Car Rally,Jaipur

  • Date: May 26th - May 27th, 2024

  • Location: Starting from City Palace

Witness elegance in motion at the Vintage Car Rally. Admire timeless beauties as vintage cars parade through Jaipur's historic streets, evoking nostalgia and admiration.

10. Cultural Delights: Music, Dance & More

Taal Vaadya KacheriTaal Vaadya Kacheri

  • Date: May 3rd, 2024

  • Location: Mini Audi 1-Rajasthan International Centre

Immerse yourself in the soul-stirring melodies of an Indian instruments orchestra at Taal Vaadya Kacheri. Let the rhythmic beats transport you to a world of cultural richness and musical harmony.

Also read: Complete Travel guide to Jodhpur, Rajasthan: Things to do, places to visit and more!

Embrace the Magic of May in Jaipur!

Indian Elephant Walking Through Amber Palace Entrance Jaipur

This May, let Jaipur cast its spell on you with a tapestry of captivating events and experiences. Dive into the city's vibrant culture, meet fellow enthusiasts, and create unforgettable memories in the Pink City.

Whether you're drawn to laughter, art, music, culinary delights, or adventurous escapades, Jaipur promises an unforgettable journey that celebrates life in all its colorful glory!

Get ready to paint your May with the hues of Jaipur's magic. Don't miss out on these incredible events—pack your spirit of adventure and let Jaipur dazzle you like never before!

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