The Uttarayani Fair is held on the occasion of Makar Sankranti which generally falls in the month of January. The fair is held in a number of places including Bageshwar, Rameshwar, etc. on Uttarayani day. Of all the places, Bageshwar attracts the most number of crowd.
This is a cultural fair where items like iron and copper pots, baskets, casks, bamboo articles, mats, mattresses, carpets, blankets, herbs and spices are sold. A lot of cultural events like dance and musical performances are held during the fair.