The rich cultural heritage of the city is on a populous display in Kadapa during its festival season. Sankranthi, the celebration of the first harvest in the state of Andhra finds a special place in the heart of the entire population of the city. In addition, Diwali, Eid, and Christmas are also celebrated on an appreciable scale. Kite flying is an important activity during Sankranthi. The locals love their spicy South Indian cuisine and a myriad of hotels serves multi cuisine dishes.
Government of Andhra Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh Tourism Council presents the Gandikota Festival at the majestic Gandikota Fort in YSR District, AP.