Every year thousands of devotees throng the lake around the full moon day of Kartik Purnima in October-November to take a holy dip in the lake. Huge and colorful cattle fair "The Pushkar Fair", is also held during this time. Pushkar fair is well known for it's Camel trading and other attractive activities.
Pushkar fair is most visited, talked about and celebrated fair in India from the Inbound tourist point of view. The infrastructure around the fair is also very good with luxury tents being setup with all the amenities.
There are a host of cultural events that are organized including puppet shows, cattle auction and camel race.