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Festivals and Events in Panchgani

Ganesh Chaturthi, Diwali and the Strawberry festival are the main festivals in Panchgani that are celebrated with great fanfare and enthusiasm.

Ganesh Chaturthi is a ten day festival celebrated in the month of August-September to commemorate the birth of Lord Ganesha. Devotees worship Lord Ganesha, the god of wisdom and celebrate this festival with fervour and merriment.

Another festival in Panchgani that is celebrated with great fervour is the festival of lights Diwali. The entire hill station is lit up with small colourful lights, and earthen lamps. The festival is celebrated in October-November to commemorate the victory of good over evil. As per Hindu mythology, Diwali is celebrated to welcome Lord Rama, who returned after fourteen years of exile.

Relish some lip-smacking strawberry delicacies at the interesting Strawberry Festival, which is held in the month of March. Savour different varieties of strawberry such as the Sweet Charlie, Interdown and KamaRoza or gorge on lip-smacking delicacies including chocoberrywitch, strawberry chocolate pizzas, and strawberry bhels.

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