Rotiyaan ki eid or Rottela Panduga is an annual three-day festival held at Bara Shaheed Dargah in Nellore. Annual event is observed in the month of Muharram as festival of 12 martyrs whose mortal remains are buried in the compound. People visit the shrine from far off locations. They exchange rotis as a religious practice in Nellore Tank.
Flamingo Festival is being organized at Pulikat lake for past many years. Migratory birds from various parts of the world visit this place during winter season for breeding. The Festival is a three day revelry to welcome and celebrate the arrival of migratory birds, especially Flamingos. Pelicans, Siberian Storks, Open Billed Storks, Night Herons, Egrets, Little Cormorant, Golden Backed Wood Pecker, Spotted and Ring Doves, King Fishers, Painted Storks, White Necked Storks, Spoon Bills are some other species of birds that come here during this period. The festival hosts many cultural events and is attended by thousands of visitors.