Holidays & Festivals:

Public Holidays:


There are many festivals and special events in India, but only a few of these are full public holidays.

These are: 26 Jan Republic Day, 15 Aug. Independence Day, 2 Oct. Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday.

Festivals in India


Festivals in India are determined by the Solar & Lunar positions & they may fall in a different month as specified here. Kindly contact our members for exact date/ month of festivals/ fairs in India.


January:
Common Festivals:
Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Pongal, Thai Pusam, Float Festival, National Kite Festival, Kerela Village Fair, Bikaner Festival, Pattadakal Dance Festival, Id-ul-Fittr, Vasant Panchami

February
Common Festivals:
Mahashivratri, Goa Carnival, Desert Festival, Nagaur Fair, International Yoga Week, Elephant Festival, Deccan Festival, Taj Mahotsav, Surajkund Crafts Mela, Chapchar Kut, Islands Tourism Festival

March
Common Festivals:
Holi, Gangaur, Jamshed-e-Navroz, Ramnavami, id-ul-Zuha, Mahavir Jayanti, Khajuraho Dance Festival, Elephant Festival, Hoysala Mahotsava, Ellora Festival,

April
Common Festivals:
Good Friday, Easter, Baisakhi, Gudi Padva or Ugadi, Pooram, Maharram, Buddha Purnima, Mewar

May
Common Festivals:
Urs

June
Common Festivals:
Ganga Dussehra, Hemis Festival,

July
Common Festivals:
Rathyatra, Guru Purnima

August
Common Festivals:
Janmashtami, Onam, Nag Panchami, Rakshabandhan, Ganesh Chaturthi

September
Common Festivals:
Tarnetar Mela

October
Common Festivals:
Navratri, Durga Puja, Dussehra, Marwar Festival

November
Common Festivals:
Sharad Purnima, Diwali, Guu Purab, Ka Pomblang Nongrem, Sonepur Fair, Pushkar Fair, Hampi Festival

December
Common Festivals:
Christmas, Konark Dance Festival





Month-wise Fairs & Festivals»January | February | March | April | May
June | July | August | September | October | November | December


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