Puri Beach Festival - As its exceptionally name recommends, the Beach Festival of Puri is hung on a lovely shoreline to be specific Sea Beach, Swargadwara at Puri and comes as a festival of the beauteous and wonderful Oriya soul. Puri Beach Festival is an annual celeberation that takes place in the month of November for about five days. During this festival, various cultural events and exhibitions along with fashion shows, food, adventure sports make it a wonderful celebration. It is a platform to highlight the cultural heritage of Orissa and is attended by a number of tourists from all over India. This devour for the fun sweethearts at the city is led by the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Odisha (Orissa) (HRAO), co-supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, the Department of Tourism, Government of Odisha (Orissa), Development Commissioner of Handicrafts and the Eastern Zonal Cultural Center, Calcutta. Being a festival of various classical and folk dances of India, this festival offers a unique opportunity to the visitors to interact with the local populace and enjoy the bountiful charms of Odisha (Orissa). The festival is also marked by an exhibition of Handicrafts, Handloom and Sand Art. To add more fun to the festival, events like fashion shows and rock shows are also made a part of it that leaves every present soul extremely happy and delighted.