With the support of the Department of Tourism, Uttar Pradesh, Taj Mahotav Samiti prepares for the annual handicrafts fiesta of Shilpgram, located at a distance of 500-600 meters away from the eastern gate of Taj Mahal. Besides the monthly festivals of Shilpgram, the place celebrates the Taj Mahotsav with lot of enthusiasm and solemnity during 18th to 27th February every year. The festival takes place on the premise which is just a stone’s throw away from the Taj Mahal. The festival had started in 1992 and the popularity has been increasing every year of this joyful festival ever since.
The prime objectives of the festival are to encourage the skillful artisans and promote the fine looking and awe inspiring Indian handicrafts. The increasing popularity of the festival proves that the organizers are highly successful on achieving their targets. Holiday makers are not only able to witness the intriguing and beguiling arts of the agile artisans but also get the opportunity to buy magnificent handicraft items in reasonable price range. This has become a hot destination for the people who love to watch and buy handicrafts since its inception in 1992. The festival can offer items on cheap rates because of minimum maintenance cost.