India Festivals


What's on in India in November

Wondering what's on in India in November? The full moon at this time of year is considered to be particularly auspicious. You'll find fairs and religious celebrations happening all over India.

Children's Day
Children's Day

When - 14 November

Where - All Over India

Children's Day is celebrated on the 14th of November in India as a tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru, ...


When - 7 November

Where - All Over India

Diwali, Deepavali or Dipavali is the Hindu festival of lights, which is celebrat ...

Karnataka Rajyotsava
Karnataka Rajyotsava

When - 1 November

Where - Karnataka

Karnataka Rajyotsava is celebrated on 1 November of every year. This was the day ...

Dhanteras - Festival of Wealth
Dhanteras - Festival of Wealth

When - 5 November

Where - All Over India

Danteras is the first Day that marks the festival of Diwali in India. It is also ...

Govardhan Puja (Annakoot | Mountain of food)
Govardhan Puja (Annakoot | Mountain of food)

When - 8 November

Where - All Over India

Goverdhan Puja, or Annakut or Annakoot as it is also known, is a Hindu festival ...

Bhai Dooj
Bhai Dooj

When - 9 November

Where - All Over India

Bhai Dooj (भाई दूज) / Bhau-Beej / Bhai Tika / Bhai Phonta is a festi ...

Chhath Pooja
Chhath Pooja

When - 11 - 14 November

Where - Bihar,Jharkhand,Orissa/ Odisha,Uttar Pradesh,West Bengal

Chhath is an ancient Hindu Vedic festival historically native to the Indian subc ...

Majuli Festival
Majuli Festival

When - 21 - 24 November

Where - All Over India

Majuli festival is a famous festival of assam, celebrated on the banks of the Ri ...

Festival's & Event's in India by Month

What's on in India in January

Visit India in January and you'll be able to enjoy popular musical and dance events, as well as traditional festivals and parades. Kites, camels, and cattle are just some of what's on offer!

What's on in India in February

India in February is all about enjoying the last of the cooler winter weather at festivals in some of the best destinations across the country, including the Taj Mahal, Jaisalmer, and Goa.

What's on in India in March

If you're spending time in India in March, the states of Rajasthan and Kerala are where you should head to catch most of the action. Of course Holi is celebrated across India in March too!

What's on in India in April

As the heat of summer approaches, the number of events in India dwindles. However, there are a few festivals that will be a highlight of your trip.

What's on in India in May

If you don't mind the summer heat, you'll be able to enjoy some big events in India in May. Fortunately, a few of them take place in the hills where it's not too hot.

What's on in India in June

The monsoon arrives in India in June, so it's a great month to enjoy the wet weather at a monsoon festival in India! Otherwise, head north to the hills.

What's on in India in July

The monsoon fun continues in India in July. A number of colourful religious festivals also take place all over India during July.  

What's on in India in August

The famous festival season gets underway in August in India. Visitors can enjoy some of India's most popular and traditional festivals and events.

What's on in India in September

Some of the biggest and best religious festivals in India take place during September, as the festival season is in full swing. The colorful spectacle is captivating.

What's on in India in October

October is a very exuberant time in India, as the monsoon rains have eased in most places. Come to India in October and take part in events filled with dance, drama, and lights.

What's on in India in December

India comes alive in December with an eclectic mix of traditional and modern events. From classical to electronic dance music, and local performers to international DJs, it's all on offer. Not to forget Christmas celebrations as well!

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