The Boat Festival of Tripura is an annual festival in the state. this year it will be organised during the last week of august or the first week of September on Rudrasagar Lake in Melaghara, about 38 km from Agartala. it is a popular event that draws people from all across the state and tourists from other parts of the country. Participants cutting across all castes and creed take active part in the competition, which is why the carnival is appealing to one and all. Prizes are given at the end of this pulsating boat race.