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Fairs / Festivals Calendar 2018

State - wise Festival Calendar 2018

April
Date Festivals Place
18 Thutha Pooram (Thutha, Palakkad) Thutha, Palakkad, Kerala
1 Easter (All over India) All over India
1 April Fools' Day (All over India) All over India
3 Nenmara Vallangi Vela (Palakkad) Palakkad, Kerala
4 - 9 Sankat Mochan Music Festival (Varanasi) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
5 Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday (Telangana) Telangana
5 Mopin - Adi Festival (Daporijo) Daporijo, Arunachal Pradesh
6 Sudasha Brata (Orissa) Orissa
8 Feast Malayattoor Church (Kalady) Kalady, Kerala
10 - 17 Kottakkal Pooram (Kottakkal, Malappuram) Kottakkal, Malappuram, Kerala
11 Chitra Vichitra Fair (Gunbhakhari, Sabarkantha District) Gunbhakhari, Sabarkantha District, Gujarat
12 Varuthini Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
13 - 15 Bohag Bihu (Assam) Assam
13 Shab-e-Meraj (Jammu and Kashmir) Jammu and Kashmir
14 Pana Sankranti (Orissa) Orissa
14 Tamil New Year (Tamil Nadu) Tamil Nadu
14 Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti (All over India) All over India
14 Vishu (Kerala) Kerala
14 - 21 Kadammanitta Padayani (Kadammanitta, Pathanamthitta) Kadammanitta, Pathanamthitta, Kerala
14 Baisakhi (Punjab) Punjab
14 - 16 Sangken - Khamti and Singpho tribe (Arunachal Pradesh) Arunachal Pradesh
15 Bengali New year/ Poila Boishakh (West Bengal) West Bengal
15 - 21 Bihu (Assam) Assam
15 Himachal Day (Himachal Pradesh) Himachal Pradesh
18 Akshaya Tritiya (Orissa) Orissa
18 - 29 Chithirai festival (Tamil Nadu) Tamil Nadu
18 Parshuram Jayanthi (Jammu and Kashmir) Jammu and Kashmir
18 - May 8 Chandan Yatra (Orissa) Orissa
23 Tripura
25 Thrissur, Kerala
26 Mohini Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
27 - May 7 Alappuzha, Kerala
29 - 30 Summer Festival (Mount Abu) Mount Abu, Rajasthan
29 - May 29 Sasan Gir, Gujarat
18 Mahaveerji Fair (Sawai Madhopur) Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan
January
Top
Date Festivals Place
6 - 15 Island Tourism Festival (Port Blair) Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar
1 - Feb 15 All India Industrial Exhibition (Numaish) (Nampally Grounds, Hyderabad) Nampally Grounds, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
1 New Year (All over India) All over India
1 - 13 Saptak Music Festival (Ahmedabad) Ahmedabad, Gujarat
2 - 6 Thyagaraja Aradhana (Thiruvaiyaru) Thiruvaiyaru, Tamil Nadu
2 - Feb 13 Magh Mela (Sangam, Allahabad) Sangam, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
4 - 13 Swathi Sangeethotsavam (Thiruvananthapuram) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
4 - 7 Si-Donyi - Tagin Festival (Itanagar) Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
4 - 7 International Yoga festival (Puducherry) Puducherry, Puducherry
6 - 7 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (Singapore) Singapore
6 - 15 Feast of Three Kings (Goa) Goa
6 - 14 Delhi Book Fair (Pragati Maidan) Pragati Maidan, Delhi
7 - 15 Uttarayan Kite Festival (Ahmedabad) Ahmedabad, Gujarat
10 - 27 Arthunkal Perunnal (Alappuzha) Alappuzha, Kerala
12 - 14 Muktsar Fair (Muktsar Sahib) Muktsar Sahib, Punjab
12 Shattila Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
12 Swami Vivekananda Jayanti (Neil Island) Neil Island, Andaman and Nicobar
13 Lohri (Punjab) Punjab, Punjab
13 - 14 Bikaner Camel Festival (Bikaner) Bikaner, Rajasthan
13 Bhogi Pongal (Tamil Nadu) Tamil Nadu, Tamil Nadu
13 Lohri (Jammu and Kashmir) Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir
14 - 15 Gangasagar Mela (Ganga sagar Island) Ganga sagar Island, West Bengal
14 Pongal (Tamil Nadu) Tamil Nadu
14 - 16 Mukteswar Dance Festival (Mukteswar Temple Complex, Bhubaneswar) Mukteswar Temple Complex, Bhubaneswar, Orissa
14 - 16 35th Kalachakra (Bodhgaya) Bodhgaya, Bihar
14 Maghi Sankranti Sanhamole (Sikkim) Sikkim, Sikkim
14 Sabarimala Makaravilakku (Sabarimala, Pathanamthitta) Sabarimala, Pathanamthitta, Kerala
14 Surya Pongal (Tamil Nadu) Tamil Nadu
14 Uttarayani Mela (Bagnath temple grounds,Bageshwar) Bagnath temple grounds,Bageshwar, Uttarakhand
14 - 15 Kenduli Mela (Kenduli, Birbhum) Kenduli, Birbhum, West Bengal
14 Makar Sankranti (All over India) All over India
15 Kanjiramattom Nercha (Ernakulam, Kochi) Ernakulam, Kochi, Kerala
15 Thiruvalluvar day (Tamil Nadu) Tamil Nadu
15 Jallikattu Festival (Alanganallur, Madurai) Alanganallur, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
15 Magh or Bhogali Bihu (Assam) Assam, Assam
15 Mattu Pongal (Tamil Nadu) Tamil Nadu
16 - 18 Sirpur National dance and Music Festival (Sirpur) Sirpur, Chhattisgarh
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 - 21 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
22 Basant Panchmi (Katra) Katra, Jammu and Kashmir
22 - 29 Ernakulathappan Utsavam (Ernakulam, Kochi) Ernakulam, Kochi, Kerala
22 Saraswati Puja (Orissa) Orissa
22 - 25 Ramdevji cattle fair/Nagaur Fair (Nagaur) Nagaur, Rajasthan
23 Birthday of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose (West Bengal) West Bengal
25 - 29 Jaipur Literature Festival (Sawai Ram Singh Road, Jaipur) Sawai Ram Singh Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan
25 Bhishma Ashtami (Andhra Pradesh) Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh
26 Republic Day (All over India) All over India
27 Adoor Gajamela (Adoor, Pathanamthitta) Adoor, Pathanamthitta, Kerala
27 - Feb 27 Bhaimi Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
27 - 31 Baneshwar Fair (Dungarpur) Dungarpur, Rajasthan
27 - 28 Elephanta Festival (Mumbai) Mumbai, Maharashtra
29 - Feb 14 Boori Boot - Nyishi, Hill Miris Festival (Ziro, Daporijo) Ziro, Daporijo, Arunachal Pradesh
29 - 31 Desert Festival (Jaisalmer) Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
31 Thaipooya Mahotsavam (Koorkancherry, Thrissur) Koorkancherry, Thrissur, Kerala
31 Magh Purnima (Sangam, Haridwar) Sangam, Haridwar, Uttarakhand
31 Thaipusam (Tamil Nadu) Tamil Nadu
31 Guru Ravidas Birthday (Haryana) Haryana
31 Magha Purnima (Orissa) Orissa, Orissa
31 Thaipooyam (Kerala) Kerala
3 - 4 Spituk Gustor Zanskar (Spituk, Ladakh) Spituk, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
15 - Mar 4 Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
February
Top
Date Festivals Place
1 - 18 Surajkund Craft Mela (Surajkund,Faridabad) Surajkund,Faridabad, Haryana
2 - 5 Run the Rann (Rann of Kutch) Rann of Kutch, Gujarat
4 Pattambi Nercha (Palakkad) Palakkad, Kerala
6 - 8 Dhauli Kalinga Mahotsav (Dhauli foothills, Bhubaneswar) Dhauli foothills, Bhubaneswar, Orissa
9 - 11 Bird fest (Dudhwa National Park, Lakhimpur kheri) Dudhwa National Park, Lakhimpur kheri, Uttar Pradesh
9 - 11 Udaipur World Music Festival (Udaipur) Udaipur, Rajasthan
10 - 13 Goa Carnival (Goa) Goa
10 - 15 Dhrupad Mela (Varanasi) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
11 Pankoddhar Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
11 - 18 Reh - Idu, Mishmi Festival (Arunachal Pradesh) Arunachal Pradesh
11 Elephant Festival Kaziranga (Kaziranga National Park) Kaziranga National Park, Assam
11 - 18 Maramon Convention (Pathanamthitta) Pathanamthitta, Kerala
13 Kumbha Sankranti (Orissa) Orissa
13 Shivratri (All over India) All over India
13 Bhavnath Fair (Gujarat) Gujarat, Gujarat
13 - 14 Dosmoche Festival (Leh, Ladakh) Leh, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
13 - 17 Natyanjali Festival (Chidambaram) Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu
15 Tamladu - Idu-Mishmi tribe (Tezu, Lohit) Tezu, Lohit, Arunachal Pradesh
15 - 18 Shekhawati Festival (Surya Mandal Stadium, Navalgarh,Shekhawati) Surya Mandal Stadium, Navalgarh,Shekhawati, Rajasthan
16 - 18 Losar Tibetan (Sonam) Sonam, Sikkim
16 Shri Yellamma Devi Fair (Karnataka) Karnataka
16 - 18 Rose Festival (Dr. Zakir Rose Garden, Sector 16, Chandigarh) Dr. Zakir Rose Garden, Sector 16, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
17 Birthday of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa (West Bengal) West Bengal
17 - 19 Garden Tourism Festival (Garden of Five Senses,Saket, Delhi) Garden of Five Senses,Saket, Delhi, Delhi
18 - 27 Taj Mahotsav (Agra) Agra, Delhi
19 Chittur Kongan Pada (Palakkad) Palakkad, Kerala
19 Pariyanampetta Pooram (Palakkad) Palakkad, Kerala
19 - 23 Konark Dance Festival (Sun Temple, Konark) Sun Temple, Konark, Orissa
19 Machattu Mamangam (Thrissur) Thrissur, Kerala
20 Arunachal Statehood Day (Arunachal Pradesh) Arunachal Pradesh
20 - 26 Khajuraho Dance Festival (Madhya Pradesh) Madhya Pradesh
20 - 24 Pracheen Kala Kendra Nritya and Sangeet Sammelan (Chandigarh) Chandigarh, Punjab
21 Mother's Birth Anniversary (Aurobindo Ashram) Aurobindo Ashram, Puducherry
22 - 25 Nagaur Fair/Ramdeoji cattle fair (Nagaur) Nagaur, Rajasthan
22 Vasanth Panchami (North India) North India
22 Chettikulangara Bharani (Alappuzha) Alappuzha, Kerala
23 - 27 Nyokum - Nishi Festival (Seppa) Seppa, Arunachal Pradesh
23 - 26 Kuttikkol Thampuratty Theyyam (Kasaragod) Kasaragod, Kerala
24 - Mar 2 Barsana Holi (Barsana,Braj, Mathura) Barsana,Braj, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
24 - 25 Stok Guru Tsechu (Stok, Ladakh) Stok, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
25 - 26 Braj Festival (Bharatpur) Bharatpur, Rajasthan
25 Phagu Dasami (Orissa) Orissa
25 - Mar 1 Deccan Festival (Hyderabad) Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
26 Papanasini / Amalaki Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
26 - 28 India International Leather Fair (Chennai) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
27 Guruvayur Aanayottam (Sree Krishna Temple, Guruvayur) Sree Krishna Temple, Guruvayur, Kerala
27 - Mar 8 Guruvayoor Utsavam (Thrissur) Thrissur, Kerala
27 Guruvayoor Aanayottam (Guruvayur,Thrissur) Guruvayur,Thrissur, Kerala
March
Top
Date Festivals Place
29 Vikram Samvat (Hindu New Year) (South India) South India
1 - 2 Chapchar Kut (Mizoram) Mizoram
1 - 2 Holi (North India) North India
1 Masi Magam (Puducherry) Puducherry
1 - 2 Matho Nagrang (Ladakh) Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
1 - 5 Dola Purnima (Orissa) Orissa
1 - 7 International Yoga Festival (Parmarth Niketan,Rishikesh) Parmarth Niketan,Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
1 Holika Dahan (Dadra and Nagar Haveli) Dadra and Nagar Haveli
1 Chinakkathoor Pooram (Palappuram, Palakkad) Palappuram, Palakkad, Kerala
2 Uthralikavu Pooram (Wadakkancherry, Thrissur) Wadakkancherry, Thrissur, Kerala
2 - 4 Losar - Monpa Festival (Sangti Valley) Sangti Valley, Arunachal Pradesh
2 Attukal Pongala (Thiruvananthapuram) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
2 Elephant Festival (Jaipur) Jaipur, Rajasthan
3 - 17 Shigmo (Goa) Goa
4 Parippally Gajamela (Kollam) Kollam, Kerala
8 - 10 Shankarlal Music Festival (New Delhi) New Delhi, Delhi
9 - 11 Dangs Darbar (Ahwa, Dang,Saputara hills) Ahwa, Dang,Saputara hills, Gujarat
9 Sheetala Ashtami (Uttar Pradesh) Uttar Pradesh
13 Moh or Mol - Tangsa tribe (Arunachal Pradesh) Arunachal Pradesh
13 Papamochani Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
14 - Apr 27 Urs Fair (Dargah Sharif, Ajmer) Dargah Sharif, Ajmer, Rajasthan
14 Meena Sankranti (Orissa) Orissa
15 - 16 Kavant Fair (Kavant) Kavant, Gujarat
17 Chaitra Amavasya (Orissa) Orissa
18 - Apr 26 Chaitra Navratri (All over India) All over India
18 - 26 Karni Mata Fair (Deshnok, Bikaner) Deshnok, Bikaner, Rajasthan
18 Gudi Padva or Ugadi (Karnataka) Karnataka
18 Ugadi (Gudi Padwa) (Andhra Pradesh) Andhra Pradesh
18 Telugu New Year (Andhra Pradesh) Andhra Pradesh
18 Gudi Padwa (Maharashtra) Maharashtra
19 - 20 Yargon Tungshak (Nubra (Yarma), Ladakh) Nubra (Yarma), Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
20 - 22 Mewar Spring Festival (Udaipur) Udaipur, Rajasthan
20 - 21 Gangaur Festival (Jaipur) Jaipur, Rajasthan
20 - 21 Kodungalloor Bharani (Thrissur) Thrissur, Kerala
20 - 21 Attuvela Mahotsavam (Vadayar, Kottayam) Vadayar, Kottayam, Kerala
23 Malanada Kettukazhcha (Poruvazhi, Kollam) Poruvazhi, Kollam, Kerala
23 Shaheedi Divas of Bhagat Singh,Rajguru & Sukhdev (Haryana) Haryana
24 Thirunakkara Arattu (Kottayam) Kottayam, Kerala
25 Othara Padayani (Pathanamthitta) Pathanamthitta, Kerala
25 Ram Navami Festival (All over India) All over India
26 Peruvanam Pooram (Peruvanam, Thrissur) Peruvanam, Thrissur, Kerala
27 Kamada Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
29 Mahavir Jayanti (All over India) All over India
29 Arattupuzha Pooram (Thrissur) Thrissur, Kerala
30 Good Friday (All over India) All over India
31 Hanuman Jayanthi (All over India) All over India
May
Top
Date Festivals Place
1 - 7 National Tribal art & Food Festival (Silvassa) Silvassa, Daman and Diu
20 - 23 Sree Sankara Dance & Music Festival (Kaladi) Kaladi, Kerala
1 - 3 Nagaland
1 May Day (All over India) All over India
9 West Bengal
11 Jala Krida Ekadasi (Orissa) Orissa
12 Rabindra / Nazrul Jayanti (Tripura) Tripura
14 - 18 Beach Festival (Tithal beach, Valsad) Tithal beach, Valsad, Gujarat
15 Brusha Sankranti (Orissa) Orissa
15 Orissa
16 Sikkim State Day (Sikkim) Sikkim
22 North India
24 Birthday of Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam (West Bengal) West Bengal
24 Shillong, Meghalaya
June
Top
Date Festivals Place
2 Kheer Bhawani (Srinagar) Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
3 Ganga Dusshera (Uttar Pradesh) Uttar Pradesh
6 Villianur Car Festival (Puducherry) Puducherry
6 - Jul 4 Kottiyoor Utsavam (Kottiyoor, Kannur) Kottiyoor, Kannur, Kerala
7 Maharana Pratap Jayanthi (Haryana) Haryana
9 Saga Dawa / Sakewa (Sikkim) Sikkim
9 - 11 Punnami Oravakallu (Oravakallu, Kurnool district) Oravakallu, Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh
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 International Yoga day (All over India) All over India
21 - 22 Yuru Kabgyat (Lamayuru Monastery, Ladakh) Lamayuru Monastery, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
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
30 - Jul 1 Shachukul Gustor (Ladakh) Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
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
14 Bastille Day (Puducherry) Puducherry
15 Ker Puja (Tripura) Tripura
21 - 22 Phyang Tsedup (Ladakh) Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
23 Chitalagi Amavasya (Orissa) Orissa
26 - 27 Teej Festival (Jaipur) Jaipur, Rajasthan
27 Drukpa Tseshi (Sikkim) Sikkim
27 Naga Panchami (Karnataka) Karnataka
27 Nag Panchami (Maharashtra) Maharashtra
1 - 2 Stongdey Gustor (Stongdey, Zanskar) Stongdey, Zanskar, Jammu and Kashmir
11 - 12 Zanskar Karsha Gustor (Zanskar, Ladakh) Zanskar, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
15 - 16 Korzok Gustor (Ladakh) Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
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 - Sep 10 Saputara Monsoon Festival (Saputara) Saputara, Gujarat
12 Nehru Trophy Boat Race (Alappuzha) Alappuzha, Kerala
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
September
Top
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 Navaratri (All over India) All over India
21 - 30 Brahmotsavam (Andhra Pradesh) Andhra Pradesh
27 Amritanandamayi Birthday (Amrithapuri, Kollam) Amrithapuri, Kollam, Kerala
28 Durga Festival (Andhra Pradesh) Andhra Pradesh
29 Ayudha Puja/Mahanavami (Uttar Pradesh) Uttar Pradesh
30 Dussehra / Vijaya Dashmi (All over India) All over India
October
Top
Date Festivals Place
1 Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti (Haryana) Haryana
1 - 11 Navratra (Jammu and Kashmir) Jammu and Kashmir
1 - 27 Kota Dussehra (Rajasthan) Rajasthan
1 - 11 Ram Leela (Varanasi) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
2 - 10 Navarathri Mandapam Concerts (Thiruvananthapuram) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
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 Chavang Kut (Imphal) Imphal, Manipur
30 Dewali Festival (Mata Tripureswari Temple Premises, Udaipur) Mata Tripureswari Temple Premises, Udaipur, Tripura
30 - Nov 1 Lakshmi Puja (Diwali) (Sikkim) Sikkim
17Sep 17 Vishwakarma Puja (All over India) All over India
26 - Sep 30 Durga Puja (West Bengal) West Bengal, West Bengal
1 - 10 Soorya Music Festival (Thiruvananthapuram) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
1 - 10 Soorya Dance Festival (Thiruvananthapuram) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
2 Gandhi Jayanthi (All over India) All over India
5 Lakshmi Puja (All over India) All over India
6 - 15 Deva Mela (Dewa, Barabanki) Dewa, Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh
6 Le-Corbusier Birth Anniversary (Chandigarh) Chandigarh, Chandigarh
16 Maharishi Valmiki's Birthday (All over India) All over India
19 Diwali (Deepavali) (All over India) All over India
21 Bhai Dooj (North India) North India
23 Nag Nathaiya (Varanasi (Benares)) Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
23 Nagula Chavithi (Andhra Pradesh) Andhra Pradesh
26 - 27 Marwar Festival (Jodhpur) Jodhpur, Rajasthan
26 Chhath Puja (Bihar) Bihar
28 - Nov 4 Pushkar Camel Fair (Ajmer) Ajmer, Rajasthan
29 Aanvla Navami (Sakhigopal) Sakhigopal, Orissa
31 - Nov 4 Shamlaji Fair (Shamlaji, Sabarkantha) Shamlaji, Sabarkantha, Gujarat
31 - Nov 3 Ganga Mahotsav (Varanasi) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
1 - Nov 3 Dharani Dance Festival / Dharani Kalotsav (Kochi) Kochi, Kerala
November
Top
Date Festivals Place
1 - Feb 20 Kutch Festival / Kutch Rann Utsav (Kutch) Kutch, Gujarat
1 - Jan 17 Chennai Dance Festival (December Season) (Chennai) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
1 - 6 Kalidas Samaroh (Ujjain) Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
1 Haryana Day (Haryana) Haryana
1 - Jan 19 Chennai Music Festival (December Season) (Chennai) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
2 - 4 Kolayat Fair (Kapil Muni Fair) (Bikaner) Bikaner, Rajasthan
2 Feast at Parumala (Pathanamthitta) Pathanamthitta, Kerala
2 - Dec 1 Sonepur Cattle Fair (Sonepur) Sonepur, Bihar
3 - 7 Ayurveda Jhansi Mahotsav (Jhansi) Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
3 Dev Deepavali (Varanasi) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
3 - 5 Chandrabhaga Fair (Jhalarapatan) Jhalarapatan, Rajasthan
4 Gurpurab- Guru Nanak's Birthday (Punjab) Punjab
4 Kartik Purnima (Orissa) Orissa
4 - 5 Vautha Fair (Vautha) Vautha, Gujarat
4 Garh Ganga Mela (Garhmukteshwar) Garhmukteshwar, Uttar Pradesh
6 - 8 Bundi Utsav (Bundi) Bundi, Rajasthan
7 - 9 Kalpathi Ratholsavam (Palakkad) Palakkad, Kerala
8 - 11 Cherry Blossom Festival (Shillong) Shillong, Meghalaya
9 - 11 Wangala (Garo Festival) (Tura) Tura, Meghalaya
10 Lhabab Duchen (Sikkkim) Sikkkim, Sikkim
11 Prathamastami (Orissa) Orissa
11 Mannarasala Ayilyam (Mannarshala, Alappuzha) Mannarshala, Alappuzha, Kerala
14 Childrens Day (All over India) All over India
15 - 30 Chembai Sangeetholsavam (Guruvayoor, Thrissur) Guruvayoor, Thrissur, Kerala
16 Bichha Sankranti (Orissa) Orissa
16 - 17 Chemdey Angchok (Ladakh) Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
20 Muharram (All over India) All over India
21 - 30 Sangai Festival (Manipur) Manipur
22 - 26 Ramayan Mela Ayodhya (Ayodhya) Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh
24 - 26 Chandigarh Carnival ( Leisure Valley, Sector-10, Chandigarh) Leisure Valley, Sector-10, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
25 - 26 Matsya Festival (Alwar) Alwar, Rajasthan
25 Chalo Loku - Nocte tribe (Arunachal Pradesh) Arunachal Pradesh
26 Ladainha or Ladin (Goa) Goa
27 Vaikathashtami Festival (Kottayam) Kottayam, Kerala
3 - 10 Bateshwar Fair (Bateshwar, Agra) Bateshwar, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
27 - 28 Thiksay Gustor (Ladakh) Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
December
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Date Festivals Place
1 - 5 International Sand Art Festival (Chandrabhaga beach, Konark) Chandrabhaga beach, Konark, Orissa
1 - 3 Kumbhalgarh Festival (Kumbhalgarh Fort, Udaipur) Kumbhalgarh Fort, Udaipur, Rajasthan
1 - 2 Milad-un-Nabi/Nabi day (All over India) All over India
4 Feast of St Francis Xavier (Old Goa) Old Goa, Goa
6 - 15 Perumthitta Tharavad Kottamkuzhy (Kasargod) Kasargod, Kerala
7 Barahimizong (Sikkim) Sikkim
7 - 19 Losar (New Year) (Ladakh) Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
8 Feast of Immaculate Conception (Panjim) Panjim, Goa
12 Galdan Namchot (Leh) Leh, Jammu and Kashmir
15 - 17 Lumbini Festival (Hyderabad) Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
16 Dhanu Sankranti (Orissa) Orissa
16 - 17 Shree the sacred Festival (Pushkar, Ajmer) Pushkar, Ajmer, Rajasthan
16 Kagyat Dance (Rumtek and Ralang monastery) Rumtek and Ralang monastery, Sikkim
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
19 Daman and Diu Liberation Day (Daman and Diu) Daman and Diu
19 Goa Liberation Day (Goa) Goa
19 - Jan 19 Losoong Sikkimese (Sikkim) Sikkim
24 Nyenpa Guzom (Sikkim) Sikkim
25 Christmas (All over India) All over India
25 - Jan 26 Mamallapuram Dance Festival (Mamallapuram) Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu
25 - Jan 1 Cochin Carnival (Kochi) Kochi, Kerala
26 Shaheed Udham Singh's Birthday (Haryana) Haryana
27 - 29 Rajgir Dance Festival (Rajgir) Rajgir, Bihar
27 - 31 Vishnupur (Bishnupur Festival) (West Bengal) West Bengal
28 - 29 Pinjore Heritage Festival (Yadavindra Gardens, Pinjore) Yadavindra Gardens, Pinjore, Haryana
28 - 31 Sunburn Festival (TBA. Pune) TBA. Pune, Pune
28 - Jan 1 Theyyam at Kanathur (Kasargod) Kasargod, Kerala
29 - 30 Winter Festival (Mount Abu) Mount Abu, Rajasthan
30 Tamu Lhochhar (Sikkim) Sikkim
1 - 10 Kisama, Kohima, Nagaland