Nepal is a land of festivals. Almost everyday is day of festival in at least
some parts of the country. Though most of them are of religious nature, they are
almost always of joyous. You should not miss out on them. Kathmandu, with its
rich Newar heritage is the most colorful place in the country. But other parts
of the country also have their own fanfare. Check out the "Festival
Calendar" for details on the major festivals that will occur during your
"Cultural Shows" in Kathmandu and Pokhara also provide you with
some entertainment, though they are far from being the real thing. Check out the
posters in various restaurants and other public places in the tourist quarters
of Kathmandu and Pokhara to find out what is going on.
Night life in Nepal is non-existent. Except for a few exceptions in the
tourist quarters, most bars and restaurants start closing by ten in the evening.