Navaratri festival held in the months of October- November is one of the
times when people will be out in the streets even in the wee hours. The
Goddess Durga or Shakti is worshipped during this festival. The whole
city will be in merriment with Garba and Ras dance, the popular dance
of the state. Many streets have their own Garba Mandals, or Garba groups.
Wearing traditional dress, Garba dance are performed by all age groups
and it continuous till early hours of the morning. During Navaratri festival,
a Bhavai performance is held at the Ambaji temple.