Festivals in India

Every Festival has its own significance

India - a land of varied cultures and religions is endowed with a large number of festivals celebrated all over the country. Each of the Indian state and region in particular has its own festivals and with unique ways of celebrating them.

Each day there is one or the other festivals being performed in one or the other region of India. Most of the festivals are the popular events or birthday of legends. Some of the festivals inaugurate the seasons of the year or mark the end of the ongoing festivities.

January
* Agni Utsav(Orissa)
* Army Day
* Beneshwar Fair (Dungarpur, Rajasthan)
* Bikaner Camel Festival
* Desh prem Diwas
* Dr. Sampoornanand Jayanti
* Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
* Guru Gorakhnath Jayanti
* Guru Ravi das Jayanti
* Hampi Festival 500th Anniversary
* International Kite Festival
* Jaipur Literature festival
* Jaisalmer Desert Festival
* Kerala Village Fair
* Kolkata Festival
* Kumbh Mela (Haridwar)
* Lajpat Rai Jayanti
* Lohri
* Magh Bihu (Assam, Bengal)
* Mahatma Gandhi’s Assassination Day
* Makara Sankranti / Uttarayan
* Mamallapuram Festival
* Martyr’s Day
* Modhera Dance Festival
* Mumbai Festival
* Nagaur Fair(Ramdeoji Cattle Fair )
* National Youth Day
* Netaji Jayanti
* New Year Day
* Pattadakkal Dance Festival
* Pongal
* Rashtriya Balika Diwas
* Republic Day
* Thai poosam
* Vasant Panchami/Saraswati Puja



February
Brij Festival
Nagaur Fair
Baneshwar Fair
Guru Gorakhnath Jayanti
Desert Festival
Thai Poosam
Guru Ravidas Jayanti
Surajkund Crafts Mela
Island Tourism Festival
Valentines Day
Taj Mahotsav
Shivaji Jayanti
Konark Festival
Guru Gorakhnath Jayanti
Maha Shivaratri
Natyanjali Festival
Khajuraho Dance Festival
Garden Festival

March
International Yoga Week
Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
Natyanjali Festival
Chapchar Kut
Khatushyamji Fair
Milad-un-Nabi
Elephant Festival
Holi
Sheetla Asthami Puja
Holla Mohalla
Jhullelal Jayanti
Eid-a-Maulad
Navchandi Fare (Meerrut)
Chaitra Navratri

April
Chaitra Navratri
Ram Navami
Mahavir Jayanti
Hanuman Jayanti
Good Friday
Easter
Ambedkar Jayanti
Baisakhi
Tamil New Year
Akshaya Tritiya
Surdas Jayanti
Shankaracharya Jayanti
Keladevi Fair
Gudi Padwa
Cheti Chand
Ugadi
Chaitra Navratri
Yamuna Jayanti, Mathura
Bengali New Year
Keladevi Fair
Vishu
Rongali Bihu


May
May Day
World Red Cross Day
Buddha Purnima
Mother's Day
Summer Festival
International Flower Festival
Maharana Pratap Jayanti
Jamai Sasthi

June
Rath Yatra
Ganga Dussehra
Sindhu Darshan Festival
Kharsi Puja
July
Hemis Festival
Champakulam Boat Race
Urs
Guru Purnima
Sharif Bhagwati Fare
Hazarat Ali’s Birth Day
Shabbe Mirag
Nag Panchami
Mango Festival
Solar Eclipse


August
Teej
Amarnath Yatra
Ganesh Chaturthi
Ganesh Festival
Independence Day
Raksha Bandhan
Parsi New Year
(Jamshed Navroz)
Roza
Janmashtami
Nehru Trophy Boat Race
Tarnetar Mela


* September
* Amongmong Festival
* Aranmula Vallamkali
* Anant Chaturthi
* Ayudha Mela
* Bera Utsav
* Bhadrapada ambaji mela
* Birthday Guru Ramdassji
* Brahmotsavam
* Chappar Mela
* Dasara Fair
* Durga Puja
* Dussehra
* Engineers day
* Heikru Hitongba
* Id-ul-fitr
* Installation of Guru Granth Sahibji
* International Literacy Day
* Kallaji fair
* Karni Mata Mela
* Kisan Mela
* Kota dussera
* Manarcad Perunnal
* Manektari Punam Fair
* Mim Kut
* Navakhana
* Navrathri Music Festival
* Navratri
* Neelamperoor Pooram
* Novidade
* Onam
* Paryushan
* Payippad Boat Race
* Phulaich fair
* Pitr Paksh
* Ramlila
* Sair Fair
* Sitabari fair
* Sodal mela
* Teacher's Day
* Vishwakarma Puja
* Vallarpadam Perunnal
* World Ozone Day

* October
* Aanvla Navami
* Autumn Festival
* Autumn Flower show
* Barabanki Mela
* Bateshwar Fair
* Bhai Dooj
* Cape Festival
* Dala Chhath
* Dev Uthani Ekadashi
* Dhanteras
* Diwali
* Gajalaxmi Puja
* Gandhi Jayanti
* Ganga Mahotsav
* Goverdhan Puja
* Kali Puja
* Karva Chauth
* Koratty Muthy
* Laxmi Puja
* Lili Parikrama Fair
* Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti
* Marwar Festival
* Phoolkwalon ki Sair
* Pinjore Heritage Festival
* Pomblang Lewduh
* Pushkar Fair
* Rajgir Dance Festival
* Ram Barat
* Rayalaseema Festival
* Sharad Purnima
* Sri Vithappa Fair
* Thimithi Festival
* Tsokum Festival
* Tulsi Vivah
* Yellamma Devi Fair



* November
* Bada Osha
* Bali Yatra
* Bundi Utsav
* Cattle Fair
* Chandigarh Carnival
* Chandrabhaga Fair
* Chhath Puja
* Children's Day
* Ellora Festival
* Geeta Jayanti Samaroh
* Godachi_fair
* Guru Nanak
* Hamir Utsav
* Hampi Festival
* Id_ul_Zuha
* Jhiri Mela
* Ka Pomblang Nongkrem
* Kalidas Festival
* Kalpathi Ratholsavam
* Kolayat Fair
* Kolhaiya Mela
* Kundri Mela
* Kurukshetra Festival
* Lavi Fair
* Lucknow Festival
* Majuli Festival
* Mati Puja
* Mondei Festival
* Ngada Festival
* Nimar Utsav
* Ningol Chakouba
* Nongkrem Dance Festival
* Parab Tribal Festival
* Parumala Perunnal
* Puri Beach Festival
* Qutub Festival
* Rajyotsava Day
* Renuka Fair
* Seng Kut Snem
* Shamlaji Fair
* Sonepur Mela
* Thalfavang Kut
* Tokhu Emong
* Vaikathashtami Festival
* Vautha Fair
* Wangala Festival




* December
* Bikaner Camel Festival
* Charta Festival
* Chennai Dance Festival
* Christmas
* Chrysanthemums Show
* Chumpha Festival
* Cochin Carnival
* Dance Festival
* Hornbill Festival
* Ice Skating Festival
* Jagaddhatri Puja
* Kanathoor nalvar
* Karthigai Deepam
* Konark Dance Festival
* Lokranjan
* Lumbini Festival
* Metemneo Festival
* New Year Eve
* Pawl Kut
* Perumithitta Tharavad
* Poush Mela
* Rann Utsav
* Rash Mela
* Sawai Gandharva
Sangeet Mahotsava (Pune)
* Tansen Samaroh
* Tarpa Festival
* Teesta Tea Festival
* Toshali National Crafts Mela
* Vishnupur Festival
* Winter Festival
* World AIDS Day
* Yellu Amavasya Festival
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