Mathura is known for its association with Lord Krishna as he was born here. It is therefore natural that most events related to Lord Krishna are celebrated with great enthusiasm here. The Holi festival in Mathura is popular all across India and the globe for the sheer scale at which it is celebrated. The Banke Bihari festival is also worth attending.
However, the biggest festival here is the one that commemorates Lord Krishna's birth - Janmashtami! The Radhashtami is celebrated with great pomp only in Mathura unlike the rest of India. The Brij Yatra in Mathura is also a pilgrimage you can witness only here. Know more about the things to do in Mathura: