Mongolia Festivals

There’s a wide range of Mongolia festivals taking place throughout the year. Some are a traditional part of the fabric of Mongolian life. Others are newer but still celebrate an aspect of Mongolian culture. Here is a brief guide to some of those festivals although new events are being added each year by local provincial governments and the Mongolian Tourism Association. Get in touch for details.

Tsagaan Sar – Mongolian Lunar New Year – Jan/Feb

Khovsgol Ice Festival – March 3 & 4 – Khovsgol Nuur National Park

Thousand Camel Festival – March 6 & 7 – Southern Gobi

Nauryz Festival – March 21 & 22 – Western Mongolia

Saikhan Yak Festival -May – Southern Gobi

National Naadam Festival – July 11 & 12 – Ulaanbataar

Naadam Festival – Countryside- June/July – Countrywide

Felt & Yak Festival – July 22 & 23 – Orkhon River Valley

Altansogts Eagle Festival – Third weekend in September – Western Mongolia

Ulgii Eagle Festival – First weekend in October – Western Mongolia

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