Spring festival is very famous in Manali and people of different communities gather at one place to celebrate the festival, which is also called Basantotsava or Pipal jatra. The festival is celebrated mainly Dhalpur ground, Kullu, from 28th April to 30th April. Due to the popularity of this fair, it has been declared a state festival by the Himachal Pradesh government. It marks the beginning of the spring season or fondly known as the tourist season, in the valley. Hence, it is also known as Spring Festival. This festival symbolizes the culture and tradition of the place is followed by several generations. Tourists can enjoy traditional dance and songs, that reflects the heritage of the region, during this festive season and you can see the real Manali at this time.