Surajkund Mela 2024: Everything You Need To Know

Surajkund Mela 2024 is back and even better! The mela attracts people from across the country and internationally due to its rich celebration of culture!

Know the pricing and timings of Surajkund Mela 2024!

The 37th Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2024 or Surajkund Mela 2024 is here and people are loving it! The Surajkund Mela is known for its rich exhibition of traditional crafts and handicrafts from all over the country. The Mela also offers delicious food and a peek into the international markets of Africa, Russia, Lebanon, and many more. 

Do not miss the cultural performances that take place in the center stage daily. This year, the partner state for Surajkund Mela is the Gujarat Government. It is also promoting Gujarat Tourism and celebrating the rich diversity of the State. 


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Where is Surajkund Mela being held?

Surajkund Mela Ground, District Faridabad.

When does the Surajkund Mela 2024 start and end?
It started on 2nd February and will be on till 18th February, 2024.

What are the timings of the mela?
The Surjakund Mela is on from 8am to 8pm in the evening.

How to get the tickets?
You can book the tickets online through BookMyShow or get offline tickets from the mela itself.

Link to book tickets online- 37th Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2024 exhibitions Event Tickets Faridabad – BookMyShow

What is the cost of the tickets?
The general price of the tickets are Rs.120 on weekdays and Rs.180 on weekends. No discount is available on weekends.

Check out all the details about ticket prices and discounts in this image.

Map of the Surajkund Mela 2024

How to get to Surajkund Mela?

To reach Surajkund Mela, there are several convenient transportation options:

  1. Delhi Metro (Violet Line):
    • The nearest metro station to Surajkund is Badarpur Metro Station on the Violet Line.
    • From Badarpur Metro Station, you can avail yourself of shared auto-rickshaws.
  2. Cab/Taxi:
    • Opting for a cab or taxi is a convenient and comfortable choice, especially if you prefer a direct and hassle-free journey.
    • Cab services are readily available, and you can hire one from Badarpur Metro Station to Surajkund.
  3. Bus Services:
    • Public buses operate on routes connecting Badarpur Metro Station to Surajkund.
    • Check the local bus schedules and routes to find a suitable option for reaching Surajkund

Given the well-connected nature of Surajkund, these transportation options offer flexibility based on your preferences and convenience. However, it’s important to note that the area tends to get crowded during the Surajkund Mela, so plan your journey accordingly, considering potential traffic and crowds.

History of Surajkund Mela

The Surajkund Crafts Mela was first inaugurated in 1987 by the Haryana Tourism Department. Ever since, it has evolved into an iconic annual event near Delhi, India. Nestled by the ancient reservoir built by King Suraj Pal in the 10th century, the mela serves as a celebration of India’s rich crafts heritage. Embracing a theme-based approach each year, the event transforms into a vibrant showcase of traditional crafts, handlooms, and artistic expressions. Craftsmen and artisans from across India, alongside international participants, converge at Surajkund to display their talents, offering a diverse array of handcrafted goods encompassing pottery, woodwork, metalware, textiles, and more. Beyond being a marketplace, the mela blossoms into a cultural spectacle, featuring traditional music, dance, and folk performances by renowned artists. This unique fusion of commerce and culture has earned Surajkund Mela recognition as one of the largest craft fairs globally, attracting a diverse audience eager to explore India’s cultural richness and support traditional craftsmanship. The event, beyond its economic significance, stands as a testament to India’s commitment to preserving and promoting its cultural legacy.

Enjoy the Surjakund Mela and become a part of India’s celebration!

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Harshita Bajaj

Harshita has a background in Psychology and Criminology and is currently pursuing her PhD in Criminology. She can be found reading crime thrillers (or any other book for that matter) or binge-watching shows on Netflix when she is not in hibernation.
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