Festivals in India 2017 / 2018

INDIAN - FESTIVALS - LIST

India is a land of festivals & we Indians love to celebrate each festivals with great pomp and enthusiasm. Every festival has its own significance, mythological story and history behind its celebration. These festivals play a great role in the life of everyone bringing happiness, wealth, prosperity and health. There are many types of festivals in India. Generally, we can classify Indian festivals into three categories - Religious festivals, National festivals and Seasonal festivals. The dates for festivals have been set-up in an Indian Calendar according to Hindu Panchang or Hindu Lunar calendar / Islamic calendar / Punjabi calendar / Christian calendar. These festivals fill our life with fun-frolic and lots of sweets and other relishing delicacies.

India is a country, which has different culture and different religions. There are many Indian festivals, which are celebrated by entire nation either it is a religious festival or a season festival. Some of the festivals are celebrated in particular region also not in any other region. Each Indian festival has unique style of celebration according to its rituals and traditions. Festivals in India give us a chance to know more about the different cultures and traditions of every state. Even tourists also love to visit the cities at the peak time of the festival’s celebration, where local people celebrate the festival.

Indian Festivals Dates in 2017/2018

This is the right place where you can find the festival link for guidance on festival's puja, how to celebrate festival and festival dates. We have included the Indian festival in the list, which is celebrated in India and even world-wide. You can find the list of upcoming Indian festivals according to months and date. On the basis of months and date you can plan your holidays and festival's celebration in a grand manner.


13 January, 2018 - Lohri Festival
14 January, 2018 - Makar Sankranti
14 January, 2018 - Pongal Festival


10 February, 2018 - Goa Carnival
13 February, 2018 - Maha Shivratri
14 February, 2018 - Valentine Day
25 February, 2018 - Khajuraho Dance Festival

2 March, 2018 - Holi Festival
2 March, 2018 - Jaipur Elephant Festival
18 March, 2018 - Ugadi Festival
20 March, 2018 - Navroz
30 March, 2018 - Good Friday
31 March, 2018 - Hanuman Jayanti


25 April, 2018 - Ram Navami
14 April, 2018 - Baisakhi


22 May, 2018 - Buddha Purnima
13 May, 2018 - Mother's Day


17 June, 2017 - Father's Day
25 June, 2017 - Eid Ul Fitr


23 July, 2017 - Parents Day
27 July, 2017 - Nag Panchami

6 August, 2017 - Friendship Day
7 August, 2017 - Raksha Bandhan
14 August, 2017 - Teej Festival
24 August, 2017 - Janmashtami Festival
25 August, 2017 - Ganesh Chaturthi

5 September, 2017 - Teacher's Day
21 September, 2017 - Navratri
27 September, 2017 - Durga Puja
30 September, 2017 - Dussehra Festival

8 October, 2017 - Karva Chauth
19 October, 2017 - Diwali
26 October, 2017 - Chhath Puja


4 November, 2017 - Guru Nanak Jayanti
28 November, 2017 - Pushkar Fair

To be announced - Sunburn Festival
25 December, 2017 - Christmas

Celebrate the above listed festivals in the traditional way, worship the dedicated God/Goddess during festival and get the blessings of the Gods.