The Bikaner Camel Festival also holds numerous sports and cultural activities, but the camel race is the essence of the festival.
Tourists from far and wide come to the Camel Festival of Bikaner to see the camels in all their revelry. The evenings liven up with the various folk shows by the performers. These performers consist of both the renowned artistes of Rajasthan as well as the local folk artists. Some of the best performances comprise those of the rapturous dancers swirling their skirts with effortless ease and the breathtaking fire dancers.