Punjab Sports Festival is a sports festival held in Punjab, Pakistan. It is run by the Government of Punjab. It is a divisional, district, tehsil and union council level festival, inaugurated on February 28, 2012 by Hamza Shahbaz Sharif. It is organised by theSports Board Punjab in Lahore.These are the sports which will be played in festival.
Punjabi people have fanatical interest in sports. Punjabi’s are fond of kabaddi, andwrestling, which is also popular in other parts of Pakistan and it’s also played on national level.
Other games being played in Punjab region include Gilli-Danda, Khoo-Khoo, Yassu-Panju, Pitho-Garam, Ludo, Chuppan-Chupai, Baraf-Panni, Kanchy and some major sports include cricket, boxing, horse-racing, hockey and football. National Horse and Cattle Show at Lahore is the biggest festival where sports, exhibitions, and livestock competitions are held.