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Festivals of India

Festivals of India 2018

Festivals are celebration of life, it brings Peace & Joy to the masses as it breaks the monotony of life. Being a Highly Spiritual country, Festivals are at the heart of people's lives in India. The numerous and varied festivals that are held throughout the year offer a unique way of seeing Indian culture at its best.

India is well known all over the world as a country of Cultural and Traditional festivals as it has many cultures and religions. One can enjoy the festival celebration in India every month. As it is a secular country full of diversity in the Religions, Languages, Cultures and Castes, it is always crowded with the people involved in the fairs and festivals celebration. Each and every festival is celebrated uniquely in different ways according to the rituals, beliefs and its significant history behind. Indian origin people in the abroad also celebrate their cultural festival with the immense passion.

January
15

Tuesday

Makarsankranti, Pongal
February
10 Sunday Vasant Panchmi
March
04 Monday Maha Shivratri
20 Wednesday Holika Dahan
21 Thursday Holi / Dhulendi
April
06 Saturday Gudi Padva
06 Saturday Chaitra Navratri Begins
14 Sunday Ram Navami, Chaitra Navratri Ends, Baisakhi
15 Monday Vishu
19 Friday Hanuman Jayanti
May
07 Tuesday Akshay Tritiya
12 Sunday Bagulamukhi Jayanti
18 Saturday Budh Purnima
June
03 Monday Shani Jayanti
03 Monday Vat Savitri Puja
13 Thursday Nirjala Ekadashi
July
04 Thursday Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra
16 Tuesday Guru Purnima
17 Wednesday Shravan Month begins
August
01 Thursday Hariyali Amavasya
12 Saturday Hariyali Teej
05 Monday Naag Panchmi
15 Thursday Raksha Bandhan
24 Saturday Krishna Janmashtami
September
02 Monday Ganesh Chaturthi
12 Thursday Ganesh Visarjan
13 Friday Pitru Paksh begins /
Purnima Shraddh
28 Saturday Sarva Pitru Amavasya
29 Sunday Navratri Begins
October
06 Sunday Durga Ashtami
08 Tuesday Dussehra
13 Sunday Sharad Purnima
17 Thursday Karwa Chauth
25 Friday Dhanteras
26 Saturday Kaali Chaudash
27 Sunday Diwali
28 Monday Gowardhan Puja
29 Tuesday Bhaiya Dooj
November
02 Saturday Chhath Puja
09 Saturday Tulsi Vivah
12 Tuesday Kartik Purnima / Dev Diwali