Lavi Fair of Himachal Pradesh is organized annually in Rampur village, on the bank of River Satluj. It is held in November month of very year and has already attained international fame and renown. Lavi served as a major trading center in this area and this old trade routes that led to Kinnaur, Tibet, Ladakh and Afghanistan. The fair that takes place there mention in the records of the erstwhile state of Bushair. It is said that, in the period of Raja Kesar Singh, a trade treaty was signed between Bushair and Tibet, as a sign of friendliness.
Horses and swords were also exchanged between them. From that time this Lavi Fair is being celebrated in the town. Earlier, the traders from Tibet and Kinnaur make their stalls at the fair. But, this practice stopped with the Chinese occupation of Tibet. Now, efforts are being made to remain the glory of the fair. Traders come to the Lavi Fair to sell quilts, utensils and other consumer goods.
The things one you can buy at this fair is, the most popular ones are pashmina shawls, dry fruits, horses that are surefooted and abound in the surrounding tribal areas and a variety of native handicrafts. Know you can also purchase Chinese products at the this Fair, such as jackets, tracksuits and crockery.