Faridabad Culture-The culture and tradition of Faridabad are similar to the rest of the country. It is home to many cultures and traditions. Faridabad can be seen as a land of diverse traditional beliefs as well as massive commercialization that is on its way. Being very close to the national capital makes it an amalgamation of different religions, creeds, and castes all adding beauty to this place. It is a cosmopolitan city that witnesses a plethora of many people in search of employment every day. Being a commercialized city it shares a lot of enthusiasm towards art and music. The Indian classical music enthralls the music lovers along with Haryanvi and Punjabi music as well. The city also hosts an array of different dance forms like Bharatnatyam and Kuchipudi. Due to the fact that the city was founded by Baba Sufi, many people in the city opt for Sufiana music. Every festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm here.
People: Jats and Gujars are the main castes that live in this city. They show a picture of happy and hardworking people. All castes and communities represent communal harmony.
Languages: Hindi is the widely spoken language in Faridabad while other languages are Haryanvi, English, and Punjabi.
Famous restaurants: Famous restaurants in Faridabad are: Silk, Zose – Crowne Plaza, Moksha, Pind Baluchi.
Fairs and festivals: People celebrate every fair and festival with enthusiasm.
Gangor Festival: It is celebrated in the spring which falls from March to April. It is celebrated to worship Gauri who is the God of abundance. The procession is carried out with the water immersion of Gangor and Eicher images.
Surajkund Crafts Fair: Surajkund is an exhibition fair where handlooms and handicrafts are displayed. It is held every February. Its main objective was to make tourists aware of the techniques of crafting. Food festivals, dances, and singing of participants are another major attraction of Surajkund Crafts Mela.
Basant Panchami or Vasant Panchami: This festival is dedicated to Goddess Saraswati, the goddess of education and knowledge. People involved themselves in kite flying. Yellow is the auspicious color of the occasion shown in food items in their attire.