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State - wise Festival Calendar 2017

September
Date Festivals Place
4 Bali Tritiya (Orissa) Orissa
5 - 7 Tarnetar Fair (Temple of Shiva or Trinetreshwar) (Tarnetar, Saurasthra) Tarnetar, Saurasthra, Gujarat
5 - 6 Chovoth (Ganesh Chaturthi) (Goa) Goa
6 Rushi Panchami (Orissa) Orissa
13 Bada Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
14 Matki Leela (Barsana,Braj) Barsana,Braj, Uttar Pradesh
15 Indra Jatra (Sikkim) Sikkim
16 Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi (Kerala) Kerala
16 Kanya Sankranti (Orissa) Orissa
16 Pang Lhabsol (Pemayangtse Monastery) Pemayangtse Monastery, Sikkim
20 - 26 Ladakh Festival (Leh) Leh, Jammu and Kashmir
21 Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi (Kerala) Kerala, Kerala
23 Haryana Heroes Martyrdom Day (Haryana) Haryana
30 - Oct 9 Bathukamma (Hyderabad) Hyderabad, Telangana
25 - 4 Ganesh Chaturthi (South India) South India
1 Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) (All over India) All over India
1 - 7 Solung - Adi Festival (Along, West Siang) Along, West Siang, Arunachal Pradesh
1 - 8 Feast at Manarcad (Kottayam) Kottayam, Kerala
4 Onam (Kerala) Kerala, Kerala
5 - 19 Pitr-Paksha- Mahalaya Amavasya (Andhra Pradesh) Andhra Pradesh
6 Payippad Boat Race (Alappuzha) Alappuzha, Kerala
6 Bhadrapada Purnima (Ambaji) (Ambaji) Ambaji, Gujarat
6 Kumarakom Boat Race (Kumarakom, Kottayam) Kumarakom, Kottayam, Kerala
8 Pulikali (Thrissur) Thrissur, Kerala
8 Aranmula Boat Race (Aranmula, Pathanamthitta) Aranmula, Pathanamthitta, Kerala
16 - 24 Vallarpadam Thirunal (Vallarpadam, Kochi) Vallarpadam, Kochi, Kerala
19 Neelamperoor Padayani (Kottayam) Kottayam, Kerala
21 - 29 All over India
21 - 30 Andhra Pradesh
27 Amritanandamayi Birthday (Amrithapuri, Kollam) Amrithapuri, Kollam, Kerala
28 Andhra Pradesh
29 Ayudha Puja/Mahanavami (Uttar Pradesh) Uttar Pradesh
30 All over India
January
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Date Festivals Place
1 New Year (All over India) All over India
1 - Feb 15 All India Industrial Exhibition (Numaish) (Nampally Grounds, Hyderabad) Nampally Grounds, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
1 - 13 Saptak Music Festival (Ahmedabad) Ahmedabad, Gujarat
3 - 14 34th Kalachakra (Bodhgaya) Bodhgaya, Bihar
4 - 7 Si-Donyi - Tagin Festival (Daporijo, Along) Daporijo, Along, Arunachal Pradesh
4 - 13 Swathi Sangeethotsavam (Thiruvananthapuram) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
4 - 7 International Yoga festival (Puducherry) Puducherry, Puducherry
6 Feast of Three Kings (Goa) Goa
6 Boori Boot - Nyishi, Hill Miris Festival (Ziro, Daporijo) Ziro, Daporijo, Arunachal Pradesh
6 - 15 Island Tourism Festival (Port Blair) Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar
7 - 9 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra, Bengaluru) Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra, Bengaluru, Karnataka
7 - 15 Delhi Book Fair (Pragati Maidan) Pragati Maidan, Delhi
8 - 14 Uttarayan Kite Festival (Ahmedabad) Ahmedabad, Gujarat
10 - 13 Vibrant Gujarat Conclave (Gandhinagar) Gandhinagar, Gujarat
11 Losar - Monpa Festival (Arunachal Pradesh) Arunachal Pradesh
11 - 20 Arthunkal Perunnal (Alappuzha) Alappuzha, Kerala
12 - 14 Muktsar Fair (Muktsar Sahib) Muktsar Sahib, Punjab
12 Swami Vivekananda Jayanti (Neil Island) Neil Island, Andaman and Nicobar
12 - Feb 24 Magh Mela (Sangam, Allahabad) Sangam, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
13 Maghi Sankranti Sanhamole (Sikkim) Sikkim, Sikkim
13 - 17 Thyagaraja Aradhana (Thiruvaiyaru) Thiruvaiyaru, Tamil Nadu
13 Lohri (Jammu and Kashmir) Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir
13 Lohri (Punjab) Punjab, Punjab
13 Bhogi Pongal (Tamil Nadu) Tamil Nadu, Tamil Nadu
14 Sabarimala Makaravilakku (Sabarimala, Pathanamthitta) Sabarimala, Pathanamthitta, Kerala
14 Pongal (Tamil Nadu) Tamil Nadu
14 Uttarayani Mela (Bagnath temple grounds,Bageshwar) Bagnath temple grounds,Bageshwar, Uttarakhand
14 - 15 Bikaner Camel Festival (Bikaner) Bikaner, Rajasthan
14 Makar Sankranti (All over India) All over India
14 Kanjiramattom Nercha (Ernakulam, Kochi) Ernakulam, Kochi, Kerala
14 - 16 Mukteswar Dance Festival (Mukteswar Temple Complex, Bhubaneswar) Mukteswar Temple Complex, Bhubaneswar, Orissa
14 Gangasagar Mela (Ganga sagar Island) Ganga sagar Island, West Bengal
14 Surya Pongal (Tamil Nadu) Tamil Nadu
15 Mattu Pongal (Tamil Nadu) Tamil Nadu
15 Jallikattu Festival (Alanganallur, Madurai) Alanganallur, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
15 Magh or Bhogali Bihu (Assam) Assam, Assam
15 - 16 Kenduli Mela (Kenduli, Birbhum) Kenduli, Birbhum, West Bengal
15 Thiruvalluvar day (Tamil Nadu) Tamil Nadu
16 - 18 Dehing Patkai Festival (Lekhpani, Tinsukia) Lekhpani, Tinsukia, Assam
18 - 20 Rajarani Music Festival (Rajarani Temple Complex, Bhubaneswar) Rajarani Temple Complex, Bhubaneswar, Orissa
19 - 23 Jaipur Literature Festival (Sawai Ram Singh Road, Jaipur) Sawai Ram Singh Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan
20 - 22 Modhera Dance Festival(Uttarardh Mahotsav) (Modhera) Modhera, Gujarat
20 - 27 Nishagandhi Festival (Thiruvananthapuram) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
22 - 25 Dover Lane Music Conference (Kolkata) Kolkata, West Bengal
23 Sattila Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
23 Birthday of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose (West Bengal) West Bengal
25 - 26 Spituk Gustor Zanskar (Spituk, Ladakh) Spituk, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
26 Republic Day (All over India) All over India
29 - 31 Sirpur National dance and Music Festival (Sirpur) Sirpur, Chhattisgarh
30 - Feb 2 Bateshwar Fair (Bateshwar, Agra) Bateshwar, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
31 - Feb 2 Global Bird Watchers Conference (Porbandar) Porbandar, Gujarat
February
Top
Date Festivals Place
1 - 8 Ernakulathappan Utsavam (Ernakulam, Kochi) Ernakulam, Kochi, Kerala
1 Basant Panchmi (Katra) Katra, Jammu and Kashmir
1 Vasant Panchami (West Bengal) West Bengal
1 - 4 Nagaur Fair/Ramdeoji cattle fair (Nagaur) Nagaur, Rajasthan
1 - 4 Ramdevji cattle fair/Nagaur Fair (Nagaur) Nagaur, Rajasthan
1 - 3 Reh - Idu, Mishmi Festival (Arunachal Pradesh) Arunachal Pradesh
1 Saraswati Puja (Orissa) Orissa
1 - 3 India International Leather Fair (Chennai) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
1 - 15 Surajkund Craft Mela (Surajkund,Faridabad) Surajkund,Faridabad, Haryana
3 Guru Ravidas Birthday (Haryana) Haryana
4 Bhishma Ashtami (Andhra Pradesh) Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh
5 Pattambi Nercha (Palakkad) Palakkad, Kerala
5 Bird fest (Pune) Pune, Maharashtra
6 Adoor Gajamela (Adoor, Pathanamthitta) Adoor, Pathanamthitta, Kerala
6 - 8 Dhauli Kalinga Mahotsav (Dhauli foothills, Bhubaneswar) Dhauli foothills, Bhubaneswar, Orissa
7 Bhaimi Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
7 - 12 Dhrupad Mela (Varanasi) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
8 - 11 Baneshwar Fair (Dungarpur) Dungarpur, Rajasthan
8 - 10 Desert Festival (Jaisalmer) Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
9 Thaipooyam (Kerala) Kerala
9 Thaipusam (Tamil Nadu) Tamil Nadu
9 - 12 Shekhawati Festival (Surya Mandal Stadium, Navalgarh,Shekhawati) Surya Mandal Stadium, Navalgarh,Shekhawati, Rajasthan
10 Magha Purnima (Orissa) Orissa, Orissa
10 - 13 Run the Rann (Rann of Kutch) Rann of Kutch, Gujarat
10 Thaipooya Mahotsavam (Koorkancherry, Thrissur) Koorkancherry, Thrissur, Kerala
10 - 12 Udaipur World Music Festival (Udaipur) Udaipur, Rajasthan
10 Magh Purnima (Sangam, Haridwar) Sangam, Haridwar, Uttarakhand
11 - 17 Elephant Festival Kaziranga (Kaziranga National Park) Kaziranga National Park, Assam
12 - 19 Maramon Convention (Pathanamthitta) Pathanamthitta, Kerala
12 Kumbha Sankranti (Orissa) Orissa
15 Tamladu - Idu-Mishmi tribe (Tezu, Lohit) Tezu, Lohit, Arunachal Pradesh
17 - 19 Rose Festival (Dr. Zakir Rose Garden, Sector 16, Chandigarh) Dr. Zakir Rose Garden, Sector 16, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
17 - 19 Garden Tourism Festival (Garden of Five Senses,Saket, Delhi) Garden of Five Senses,Saket, Delhi, Delhi
18 - 20 Pragjyothi International Dance Festival (Rabindra Bhawan, Guwahati) Rabindra Bhawan, Guwahati, Assam
19 Pariyanampetta Pooram (Palakkad) Palakkad, Kerala
20 Birthday of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa (West Bengal) West Bengal
20 - 26 Khajuraho Dance Festival (Madhya Pradesh) Madhya Pradesh
20 Arunachal Statehood Day (Arunachal Pradesh) Arunachal Pradesh
21 Mother's Birth Anniversary (Aurobindo Ashram) Aurobindo Ashram, Puducherry
21 Machattu Mamangam (Thrissur) Thrissur, Kerala
21 Uthralikavu Pooram (Wadakkancherry, Thrissur) Wadakkancherry, Thrissur, Kerala
22 Pankoddhar Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
22 Ali Aye Ligang - Mishing tribe (Assam) Assam
23 - 26 Kuttikkol Thampuratty Theyyam (Kasaragod) Kasaragod, Kerala
24 - 28 Natyanjali Festival (Chidambaram) Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu
24 - 25 Dosmoche Festival (Leh, Ladakh) Leh, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
24 Shivratri (All over India) All over India
25 - 28 Goa Carnival (Goa) Goa
25 - Mar 1 Deccan Festival (Hyderabad) Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
25 Bhavnath Fair (Gujarat) Gujarat, Gujarat
26 Nyokum - Nishi Festival (Seppa) Seppa, Arunachal Pradesh
26 - 28 Elephanta Festival (Mumbai) Mumbai, Maharashtra
26 Jambheshwar Fair (Mukam, Bikaner) Mukam, Bikaner, Rajasthan
27 Losar Tibetan (Sonam) Sonam, Sikkim
March
Top
Date Festivals Place
1 - 7 International Yoga Festival (Parmarth Niketan,Rishikesh) Parmarth Niketan,Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
2 - 3 Yargon Tungshak (Nubra (Yarma), Ladakh) Nubra (Yarma), Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
3 Chettikulangara Bharani (Alappuzha) Alappuzha, Kerala
3 Chapchar Kut (Mizoram) Mizoram
5 Parippally Gajamela (Kollam) Kollam, Kerala
6 Chittur Kongan Pada (Palakkad) Palakkad, Kerala
6 - 7 Stok Guru Tsechu (Stok, Ladakh) Stok, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
6 - 13 Barsana Holi (Barsana,Braj, Mathura) Barsana,Braj, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
7 Phagu Dasami (Orissa) Orissa
7 - 8 Braj Festival (Bharatpur) Bharatpur, Rajasthan
7 Uying Aran - Adi Festival (Pasighat, East Siang) Pasighat, East Siang, Arunachal Pradesh
8 Papanasini Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
9 Guruvayoor Aanayottam (Guruvayur,Thrissur) Guruvayur,Thrissur, Kerala
9 - 18 Guruvayoor Utsavam (Thrissur) Thrissur, Kerala
11 Chinakkathoor Pooram (Palappuram, Palakkad) Palappuram, Palakkad, Kerala
11 Masi Magam (Puducherry) Puducherry
11 - 12 Matho Nagrang (Ladakh) Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
12 Holika Dahan (Dadra and Nagar Haveli) Dadra and Nagar Haveli
12 Dangs Darbar (Ahwa, Dang,Saputara hills) Ahwa, Dang,Saputara hills, Gujarat
12 Dola Purnima (Orissa) Orissa
12 Attukal Pongala (Thiruvananthapuram) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
13 Elephant Festival (Jaipur) Jaipur, Rajasthan
13 Holi (North India) North India
14 Meena Sankranti (Orissa) Orissa
15 - 16 Kavant Fair (Kavant) Kavant, Gujarat
15 - 24 Thirunakkara Arattu (Kottayam) Kottayam, Kerala
17 - 20 Pracheen Kala Kendra Nritya and Sangeet Sammelan (Chandigarh) Chandigarh, Punjab
18 - 27 Taj Mahotsav (Agra) Agra, Delhi
20 Sheetala Ashtami (Uttar Pradesh) Uttar Pradesh
23 Shaheedi Divas of Bhagat Singh,Rajguru & Sukhdev (Haryana) Haryana
24 - 30 Kottakkal Pooram (Kottakkal, Malappuram) Kottakkal, Malappuram, Kerala
24 Malanada Kettukazhcha (Poruvazhi, Kollam) Poruvazhi, Kollam, Kerala
24 - Apr 7 Urs Fair (Dargah Sharif, Ajmer) Dargah Sharif, Ajmer, Rajasthan
24 Papamochani Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
28 - Apr 5 Chaitra Navratri (Gujarat) Gujarat
28 Gudi Padwa (Maharashtra) Maharashtra
28 Chaitra Amavasya (Orissa) Orissa
28 - Apr 6 Karni Mata Fair (Deshnok, Bikaner) Deshnok, Bikaner, Rajasthan
28 - 30 Rajasthan Day Celebration (Jaipur) Jaipur, Rajasthan
29 Gudi Padva or Ugadi (Karnataka) Karnataka
29 Vikram Samvat (Hindu New Year) (South India) South India
29 Ugadi (Gudi Padwa) (Andhra Pradesh) Andhra Pradesh
30 - Apr 1 Mewar Spring Festival (Udaipur) Udaipur, Rajasthan
30 Kodungalloor Bharani (Thrissur) Thrissur, Kerala
30 - 31 Gangaur Festival (Jaipur) Jaipur, Rajasthan
30 Attuvela Mahotsavam (Vadayar, Kottayam) Vadayar, Kottayam, Kerala
18 Telugu New Year (Andhra Pradesh) Andhra Pradesh
April
Top
Date Festivals Place
1 - 5 Mopin - Adi Festival (Daporijo) Daporijo, Arunachal Pradesh
1 April Fools' Day (All over India) All over India
3 Othara Padayani (Pathanamthitta) Pathanamthitta, Kerala
3 Nenmara Vallangi Vela (Palakkad) Palakkad, Kerala
5 Peruvanam Pooram (Peruvanam, Thrissur) Peruvanam, Thrissur, Kerala
5 Ram Navami Festival (All over India) All over India
5 Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday (Telangana) Telangana
6 Sudasha Brata (Orissa) Orissa
7 Kamada Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
9 Arattupuzha Pooram (Thrissur) Thrissur, Kerala
9 Mahavir Jayanti (All over India) All over India
9 Mahaveerji Fair (Sawai Madhopur) Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan
11 Chitra Vichitra Fair (Gunbhakhari, Sabarkantha District) Gunbhakhari, Sabarkantha District, Gujarat
11 Hanuman Jayanthi (All over India) All over India
13 Baisakhi (Punjab) Punjab
13 - 15 Bihu (Assam) Assam
14 Vishu (Kerala) Kerala
14 Tamil New Year (Tamil Nadu) Tamil Nadu
14 Good Friday (All over India) All over India
14 Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti (All over India) All over India
14 - 21 Kadammanitta Padayani (Kadammanitta, Pathanamthitta) Kadammanitta, Pathanamthitta, Kerala
14 Pana Sankranti (Orissa) Orissa
14 Sangken - Khamti and Singpho tribe (Arunachal Pradesh) Arunachal Pradesh
15 Himachal Day (Himachal Pradesh) Himachal Pradesh
15 - 19 Sankat Mochan Music Festival (Varanasi) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
15 - 21 Bohag Bihu (Assam) Assam
15 Bengali New year/Poila Boishakh (West Bengal) West Bengal
16 Easter (All over India) All over India
18 Thutha Pooram (Thutha, Palakkad) Thutha, Palakkad, Kerala
21 Garia Puja (Tripura) Tripura
22 Varuthini Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
23 Feast Malayattoor Church (Kalady) Kalady, Kerala
25 Shab-e-Meraj (Jammu and Kashmir) Jammu and Kashmir
25 Moh or Mol - Tangsa tribe (Arunachal Pradesh) Arunachal Pradesh
27 - May 27 Feast at Edathua Church (Alappuzha) Alappuzha, Kerala
28 Akshaya Tritiya (Orissa) Orissa
28 - May 13 Chithirai festival (Tamil Nadu) Tamil Nadu
29 - May 20 Chandan Yatra (Orissa) Orissa
29 - May 29 Gir Summer Festival (Sasan Gir) Sasan Gir, Gujarat
May
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Date Festivals Place
14 - 18 Beach Festival (Tithal beach, Valsad) Tithal beach, Valsad, Gujarat
1 May Day (All over India) All over India
1 - 7 National Tribal art & Food Festival (Silvassa) Silvassa, Daman and Diu
5 Thrissur Pooram (Thrissur) Thrissur, Kerala
6 Mohini Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
7 Rabindra Jayanti (West Bengal) West Bengal
8 Parshuram Jayanthi (Jammu and Kashmir) Jammu and Kashmir
9 - 10 Summer Festival (Mount Abu) Mount Abu, Rajasthan
10 Buddha Purnima (North India) North India
14 Brusha Sankranti (Orissa) Orissa
16 Sikkim State Day (Sikkim) Sikkim
20 - 23 Sree Sankara Dance & Music Festival (Kaladi) Kaladi, Kerala
21 Rabindra / Nazrul Jayanti (Tripura) Tripura
22 Jala Krida Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
24 Bob Dylan Festival (Shillong) Shillong, Meghalaya
25 Savitri Amavasya (Orissa) Orissa
25 Birthday of Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam (West Bengal) West Bengal
1 - 3 Nagaland
June
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Date Festivals Place
2 Kheer Bhawani (Srinagar) Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
3 Ganga Dusshera (Uttar Pradesh) Uttar Pradesh
6 - Jul 4 Kottiyoor Utsavam (Kottiyoor, Kannur) Kottiyoor, Kannur, Kerala
6 Villianur Car Festival (Puducherry) Puducherry
7 Maharana Pratap Jayanthi (Haryana) Haryana
9 - 11 Punnami Oravakallu (Oravakallu, Kurnool district) Oravakallu, Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh
9 Saga Dawa / Sakewa (Sikkim) Sikkim
12 - 14 Leh Sindhu Darshan (Sindhu Ghat, Leh, Ladakh) Sindhu Ghat, Leh, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
15 Raja Sankranti (Orissa) Orissa
20 Sant Kabir Jayanthi (Haryana) Haryana
21 World Music day (Chandigarh) Chandigarh
21 - 22 Yuru Kabgyat (Lamayuru Monastery, Ladakh) Lamayuru Monastery, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
21 International Yoga day (All over India) All over India
22 - 25 Ambubachi Mela (Kamakhya) Kamakhya, Assam
23 Feast of Sacred Heart of Jesus (Goa) Goa
24 Sao Joao (Siolim) Siolim, Goa
25 Id-ul- Fitr (Ramzan) (All over India) All over India
25 Rath Yatra (Puri) Puri, Orissa
July
Top
Date Festivals Place
12 Choskhor- Monpa Festival (Arunachal Pradesh) Arunachal Pradesh
1 Kharchi Puja (14 Godess Temple, Old Agartala) 14 Godess Temple, Old Agartala, Tripura
3 - 4 Hemis Guru Tse-Chu (Hemis, Ladakh) Hemis, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
4 Bahuda Yatra (Bada Danda street, Puri) Bada Danda street, Puri, Orissa
5 Dree - Apatani Festival (Nenchaya, Ziro) Nenchaya, Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh
8 Champakkulam Boat Race (Alappuzha) Alappuzha, Kerala
9 Guru Poornima (All over India) All over India
9 - 10 Mango Festival (Dilli Haat, Janak Puri) Dilli Haat, Janak Puri, Delhi
11 - 12 Shachukul Gustor (Ladakh) Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
12 - 13 Stongdey Gustor (Stongdey, Zanskar) Stongdey, Zanskar, Jammu and Kashmir
14 Bastille Day (Puducherry) Puducherry
15 Ker Puja (Tripura) Tripura
21 - 22 Phyang Tsedup (Ladakh) Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
21 - Aug 22 Zanskar Karsha Gustor (Zanskar, Ladakh) Zanskar, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
23 Chitalagi Amavasya (Orissa) Orissa
26 - 27 Teej Festival (Jaipur) Jaipur, Rajasthan
26 - 27 Korzok Gustor (Ladakh) Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
27 Drukpa Tseshi (Sikkim) Sikkim
27 Nag Panchami (Maharashtra) Maharashtra
27 Naga Panchami (Karnataka) Karnataka
August
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Date Festivals Place
2 - 3 Dak-Thok Tse-Chu (Ladakh) Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
2 - 3 Sakti Tse-Chu (Thag-Thog, Ladakh) Thag-Thog, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
6 - 7 Nasjal (Sani, Zanskar) Sani, Zanskar, Jammu and Kashmir
7 Raksha Bandhan / Rakhi (North India) North India
7 Rakhadumni - Rakhi (Himachal Pradesh) Himachal Pradesh
7 Nariyal Poornima (Maharashtra) Maharashtra
7 Gamha Purnima (Orissa) Orissa
8 Tendong Lho Rum Faat (Sikkim) Sikkim
10 Kajli Teej Festival (Bundi) Bundi, Rajasthan
12 Nehru Trophy Boat Race (Alappuzha) Alappuzha, Kerala
13 - Sep 11 Saputara Monsoon Festival (Saputara) Saputara, Gujarat
13 Khudurukuni Osha (Orissa) Orissa
13 Guru Rinpoche's Birthday (Sikkim Monasteries) Sikkim Monasteries, Sikkim
14 Gokulashtami (Goa) Goa
14 Sri Krishna Jayanthi (Kerala) Kerala, South India
15 Feast of Assumption of our Lady (Goa) Goa
15 Janmashtami /Sri Krishna Jayanthi (All over India) All over India
15 Independence Day (All over India) All over India
15 Sri Krishna Janmashtami (Mathura Circle Gokul) Mathura Circle Gokul, Uttar Pradesh
17 Kailash Fair (Agra) Agra, Uttar Pradesh
17 Singha Sankranti (Orissa) Orissa
25 Vinayaka Chaturthi (Andhra Pradesh) Andhra Pradesh
25 Thripunithura Athachamayam (Ernakulam, Kochi) Ernakulam, Kochi, Kerala
29 - Sep 8 Velankanni Church Festival (Velankanni) Velankanni, Tamil Nadu
October
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Date Festivals Place
1 Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti (Haryana) Haryana
1 - 11 Ram Leela (Varanasi) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
1 - 27 Kota Dussehra (Rajasthan) Rajasthan
1 - 10 Soorya Dance Festival (Thiruvananthapuram) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
1 - 11 Navratra (Jammu and Kashmir) Jammu and Kashmir
1 - 10 Soorya Music Festival (Thiruvananthapuram) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
2 - 10 Navarathri Mandapam Concerts (Thiruvananthapuram) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
7 - 11 Durga Puja (West Bengal) West Bengal, West Bengal
9 Mahastami (Orissa) Orissa
11 - 17 Kullu Dussehra (Kullu) Kullu, Himachal Pradesh
14 - 16 Ellora Ajanta Dance Festival (Kailash temple, Ellora caves, Aurangabad) Kailash temple, Ellora caves, Aurangabad, Maharashtra
15 Kumarotstaba/ Kumar Purnima (Orissa) Orissa
17 Garbhana Sankranti (Orissa) Orissa
18 - 22 Delhi Classical Music Festival (Kamani Auditorium) Kamani Auditorium, Delhi
19 Karwa Chauth (North India) North India
28 Galiyakot Urs (Galiyakot, Dungarpur) Galiyakot, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
30 - Nov 1 Dharani Dance Festival / Dharani Kalotsav (Kochi) Kochi, Kerala
30 Dewali Festival (Mata Tripureswari Temple Premises, Udaipur) Mata Tripureswari Temple Premises, Udaipur, Tripura
30 - Nov 1 Lakshmi Puja (Diwali) (Sikkim) Sikkim
30 - Nov 1 Chavang Kut (Imphal) Imphal, Manipur
17Sep 17 Vishwakarma Puja (All over India) All over India
2 Gandhi Jayanthi (All over India) All over India
5 Lakshmi Puja (All over India) All over India
6 Le-Corbusier Birth Anniversary (Chandigarh) Chandigarh, Chandigarh
16 Maharishi Valmiki's Birthday (All over India) All over India
19 All over India
23 Andhra Pradesh
26 - 27 Jodhpur, Rajasthan
28 - Nov 1 Ajmer, Rajasthan
November
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Date Festivals Place
29 - 1 Deva Mela (Dewa, Barabanki) Dewa, Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh
1 Haryana Day (Haryana) Haryana
1 Bhai Dooj (North India) North India
1 - Feb 20 Kutch Festival / Kutch Rann Utsav (Kutch) Kutch, Gujarat
1 - Jan 31 Paragliding Festival (Saputara) Saputara, Gujarat
2 - Jan 17 Chennai Dance Festival (December Season) (Chennai) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
2 - 10 Soorya Parampara Festival (Kochi, Thrissur) Kochi, Thrissur, Kerala
2 - Jan 19 Chennai Music Festival (December Season) (Chennai) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
3 Nag Nathaiya (Varanasi (Benares)) Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
4 - 7 Chhath Puja (Bihar) Bihar
5 - 6 Jageshwar Yoga Festival (Jageshwar, Almora) Jageshwar, Almora, Uttarakhand
7 - 9 Mechuka (Arunachal Pradesh) Arunachal Pradesh
9 Aanvla Navami (Sakhigopal) Sakhigopal, Orissa
10 - 16 Kalidas Samaroh (Ujjain) Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
11 - 14 Ganga Mahotsav (Varanasi) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
11 - 14 Shamlaji Fair (Shamlaji, Sabarkantha) Shamlaji, Sabarkantha, Gujarat
12 - 14 Wangala (Garo Festival) (Tura) Tura, Meghalaya
12 - 14 Kolayat Fair (Kapil Muni Fair) (Bikaner) Bikaner, Rajasthan
14 - 17 Cherry Blossom Festival (Shillong) Shillong, Meghalaya
14 Dev Deepavali (Varanasi) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
14 Garh Ganga Mela (Garhmukteshwar) Garhmukteshwar, Uttar Pradesh
14 - 15 Vautha Fair (Vautha) Vautha, Gujarat
14 - 25 Sonepur Cattle Fair (Sonepur) Sonepur, Bihar
16 Bichha Sankranti (Orissa) Orissa
17 - 19 Bundi Utsav (Bundi) Bundi, Rajasthan
19 - 25 Ayurveda Jhansi Mahotsav (Jhansi) Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
20 - 23 Kalidas Festival (Ramtek, Nagpur) Ramtek, Nagpur, Maharashtra
20 Lhabab Duchen (Sikkkim) Sikkkim, Sikkim
21 Prathamastami (Orissa) Orissa
21 Sangai Festival (Manipur) Manipur
25 - Dec 5 Lucknow Mahotsav (Lucknow) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
25 - 26 Matsya Festival (Alwar) Alwar, Rajasthan
25 Chandigarh Carnival (Chandigarh) Chandigarh
25 Chalo Loku - Nocte tribe (Arunachal Pradesh) Arunachal Pradesh
26 Ladainha or Ladin (Goa) Goa
26 - 28 Tea Festival (Assam) Assam
2 Pathanamthitta, Kerala
3 - 5 Chandrabhaga Fair (Jhalarapatan) Jhalarapatan, Rajasthan
4 Kartik Purnima (Orissa) Orissa
6 - 7 Thiksay Gustor (Ladakh) Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
7 - 9 Palakkad, Kerala
11 Mannarshala, Alappuzha, Kerala
14 Punjab
14 Childrens Day (All over India) All over India
15 - 30 Guruvayoor, Thrissur, Kerala
16 - 17 Chemdey Angchok (Ladakh) Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
20 All over India
27 Kottayam, Kerala
29 Milad-un-Nabi/Nabi day (All over India) All over India
December
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Date Festivals Place
1 - 10 Hornbill Festival (Kisama, Kohima) Kisama, Kohima, Nagaland
1 - 5 Konark Dance Festival (Sun Temple, Konark) Sun Temple, Konark, Orissa
1 - 5 International Sand Art Festival (Chandrabhaga beach, Konark) Chandrabhaga beach, Konark, Orissa
1 - 3 Kumbhalgarh Festival (Kumbhalgarh Fort, Udaipur) Kumbhalgarh Fort, Udaipur, Rajasthan
8 Feast of Immaculate Conception (Panjim) Panjim, Goa
12 - Mar 29 Kochi Biennale (Kochi) Kochi, Kerala
15 Dhanu Sankranti (Orissa) Orissa
16 Ramayan Mela Ayodhya (Ayodhya) Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh
16 - 25 Nandikar National Theatre Festival (Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata) Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, West Bengal
17 - 18 Ahaia Winter Festival (MP Stadium, Dakopgre) MP Stadium, Dakopgre, Meghalaya
18 Barahimizong (Sikkim) Sikkim
19 Goa Liberation Day (Goa) Goa
19 Daman and Diu Liberation Day (Daman and Diu) Daman and Diu
21 - Jan 21 Mamallapuram Dance Festival (Mamallapuram) Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu
22 - Jan 1 Cochin Carnival (Kochi) Kochi, Kerala
26 - 28 International Bird Festival (Paithan, Aurangabad) Paithan, Aurangabad, Maharashtra
27 - 29 Rajgir Dance Festival (Rajgir) Rajgir, Bihar
27 - 31 Vishnupur (Bishnupur Festival) (West Bengal) West Bengal
27 Kagyat Dance (Rumtek and Ralang monastery) Rumtek and Ralang monastery, Sikkim
27 - 30 Sunburn Festival (Vagator,Goa) Vagator,Goa, Goa
28 - 29 Pinjore Heritage Festival (Yadavindra Gardens, Pinjore) Yadavindra Gardens, Pinjore, Haryana
28 - Jan 1 Theyyam at Kanathur (Kasargod) Kasargod, Kerala
29 - 30 Winter Festival (Mount Abu) Mount Abu, Rajasthan
30 Tamu Lhochhar (Sikkim) Sikkim
30 - Jan 3 Losoong Sikkimese (Sikkim) Sikkim
31 Nyenpa Guzom (Sikkim) Sikkim
4 Old Goa, Goa
6 - 15 Perumthitta Tharavad Kottamkuzhy (Kasargod) Kasargod, Kerala
12 Galdan Namchot (Leh) Leh, Jammu and Kashmir
15 - 17 Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
19 Losar (New Year) (Ladakh) Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
25 All over India
26 Shaheed Udham Singh's Birthday (Haryana) Haryana