In a community as inward looking and as geographically isolated as Pangi, expectedly it has turned to itself for social interaction and entertainment. Many of the celebrations of other parts of the country have no real meaning here. One of the main features of Pangi Valley fairs and festivals is folk dance. Mask dance and lion dance are also very famous.
Jukaru is perhaps the most important and distinctive of Pangi’s festivals and the entire populace joins in. Celebrations begin in the first week of February and carry on for a month. A time of merry making, dancing and music this enlivens the last spell of winter. One of the stories of its origin is that two of Pangi’s important landowners had a quarrel and sought to kill each other. A major fight was averted and they became reconciled to each other, which led to this festival of socializing. The other version is that this celebrates the end of winter and is that this celebrates the end of winter and is a thanksgiving to the gods for helping them survive through the hardship.
The Phool Yatra or Phulaich festival held in October - November is in honor of the deity of Kupha, Dehant Nag. A four day festival, this has men, women and children from all over the
Sheel in March - April celebrates the coming of spring. Spinning an important winter activity is suspended till the festival of Pareed, which comes two days after.