Usually, on the Independence Day and the Republic Day , the Hon. Governor of Gujarat hosts ''At Home Party'' at the Raj Bhavan, Gandhinagar. Dignitaries like the Chief Minister, Chief Justice, Speaker of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly, Justices of the Gujarat High Court, Leader of the opposition, prominent citizens, freedom fighters, senior bureaucrats etc. are invited in these events.
Normally, ''At Home Parties'' have one-hour duration. The duration is usually from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The party begins with the arrival of the Hon. Governor at the venue at 5:00 p.m. He is given a ceremonial welcome by the police band with the National Anthem played by it. At the end of the party, the same procedure is repeated. During the party, the Hon. Governor goes around, greets the guests present and exchanges pleasantries with them. All the guests are entertained with high tea during the events.