The celebration also marked the 125th birth anniversary of Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar along with the completion of 100 years of the Palace.
Karnataka Chief Minister, BS Yeddyurappa would perform a special puja to the "Nandidwaja" in front of the Mysore Palace on Oct 17.
Goddess Chamundewari on the Dussehra Festival 2010 would be worshiped by the state government which would be telecast live for the viewers.
The procession of Dussehra 2010 would began with a 21 gun salute and the festivities will conclude with a torch light parade at Bannimantapa.
More than two million tourists and foreigners have arrived in the city to participate in the festival while the rest of the country celebrated it with special Dussehra wishes, sms.