Festivals are the part of culture. Like other nations in the world, India people also celebrates different events and festivals. If you are looking for the events and festivals calendar of India, here you can go. We have arranged all the event and festival list according to the date. Let's enjoy

List of Festivals in India

Holiday Name Date Type Day Remains
New Year's Day Jan 01 Holiday 0 minutes
World Braille Day Jan 04 Observance 0 minutes
International Programmers' Day Jan 07 Observance 0 minutes
Lohri Jan 13 Holiday 0 minutes
Pongal Jan 14 Holiday 0 minutes
Makar Sankranti/ Maghe Sankranti Jan 14 Holiday 0 minutes
World Religion Day Jan 17 Observance 0 minutes
Guru Govind Singh Jayanti Jan 20 Holiday 0 minutes
International Customs Day Jan 26 Observance 0 minutes
Republic Day of India Jan 26 Holiday 0 minutes
Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat Jan 28 Observance 0 minutes
World Leprosy Day Jan 31 Observance 0 minutes
World Wetlands Day Feb 02 Observance 0 minutes
World Day of the Sick Feb 11 Observance 0 minutes
Valentine's Day Feb 14 Observance 0 minutes
Vasant Panchami Feb 16 Observance 0 minutes
Shivaji Jayanti Feb 19 Holiday 0 minutes
Hazarat Ali's Birthday Feb 26 Holiday 0 minutes
Guru Ravidas Jayanti Feb 27 Holiday 0 minutes
Self-Injury Awareness Day Mar 01 Observance 0 minutes
International Women's Day Mar 08 Observance 0 minutes
Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti Mar 08 Holiday 0 minutes
Isra and Mi'raj/ Shab-e-Miraj/Prophet's Ascension Mar 11 Holiday 0 minutes
World Kidney Day Mar 11 Observance 0 minutes
Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri Mar 11 Holiday 0 minutes
March Equinox/ Vernal Equinox Day Mar 20 Observance 0 minutes
Earth Hour Mar 27 Observance 0 minutes
Holika Dahana Mar 28 Holiday 0 minutes
Holi Mar 29 Holiday 0 minutes
April Fool's Day Apr 01 Observance 0 minutes
Chaitra Sukhladi/Chaitra Songkranti/ Ugadi (Gudi Padwa) Apr 13 Holiday 0 minutes
Vaisakhi/Bangla New Year/Pohela Baishakh Apr 14 Holiday 0 minutes
Mesadi Apr 14 Holiday 0 minutes
Ambedkar Jayanti Apr 14 Observance 0 minutes
Puthandu/Tamil New Year Apr 14 Holiday 0 minutes
Bahag Bihu/Vaisakhadi Apr 15 Observance 0 minutes
International Day for Monuments and Sites Apr 18 Observance 0 minutes
Rama Navami Apr 21 Holiday 0 minutes
Mahavir Jayanti Apr 25 Holiday 0 minutes
Labour Day May 01 Observance 0 minutes
International Workers' Day/May Day May 01 Holiday 0 minutes
World Ovarian Cancer Day May 08 Observance 0 minutes
Lailat al-Qadr/Shab-e-Qadar May 08 Observance 0 minutes
Mother's Day May 09 Observance 0 minutes
Birthday of Ravindranath/Ravindra Jayanti May 09 Observance 0 minutes
International Nurses Day May 12 Observance 0 minutes
Eid al-Fitr/Eid-ul-Fitr/Lebaran (in Indonesia) May 13 Holiday 0 minutes
Buddha's Birthday/Vesak/Buddha Purnima May 19 Holiday 0 minutes
World Autoimmune day May 20 Observance 0 minutes
African Liberation Day May 25 Observance 0 minutes
Vesak May 25 Holiday 0 minutes
International Parents' Day Jun 01 Observance 0 minutes
Father's Day Jun 20 Observance 0 minutes
Rath Yatra Jul 12 Holiday 0 minutes
Eid al-Adha/Tabaski/Bakri Eid Jul 20 Holiday 0 minutes
Guru Purnima Jul 24 Holiday 0 minutes
International Friendship Day Jul 30 Observance 0 minutes
Friday the 13th Aug 13 Observance 0 minutes
Independence Day of India Aug 15 Holiday 0 minutes
Parsi New Year Aug 16 Observance 0 minutes
Ashura/10th of Muharram Aug 19 Observance 0 minutes
Onam Aug 21 Holiday 0 minutes
Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Aug 22 Holiday 0 minutes
Janmashtami Aug 30 Holiday 0 minutes
International Overdose Awareness Day Aug 31 Observance 0 minutes
World Sexual Health Day Sep 04 Observance 0 minutes
Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi Sep 10 Holiday 0 minutes
Still's Disease Awareness Day Sep 17 Observance 0 minutes
International Celebrate Bisexuality Day Sep 23 Observance 0 minutes
World Heart Day Sep 29 Observance 0 minutes
World Vegetarian Day Oct 01 Observance 0 minutes
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti Oct 02 Holiday 0 minutes
World Teacher's Day Oct 05 Observance 0 minutes
World Cerebral Palsy Day Oct 06 Observance 0 minutes
Shardiya Navratri/Ghatasthapana Oct 07 Holiday 0 minutes
Maha Saptami Oct 12 Holiday 0 minutes
Maha Ashtami/ Durga Ashtami Oct 13 Holiday 0 minutes
World Sight Day Oct 14 Observance 0 minutes
Maha Navami Oct 14 Holiday 0 minutes
Dussehra/Doshomi/ Vijayadashami Oct 15 Holiday 0 minutes
Milad-un-Nabi/Mawlid/Mouloud Oct 19 Holiday 0 minutes
Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti Oct 20 Holiday 0 minutes
Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth) Oct 24 Holiday 0 minutes
World Stroke Day Oct 29 Observance 0 minutes
World Vegan Day Nov 01 Observance 0 minutes
Naraka Chaturdasi Nov 04 Holiday 0 minutes
Diwali/Deepavali Nov 04 Holiday 0 minutes
Laxmi Pooja Nov 04 Observance 0 minutes
Govardhan Puja Nov 05 Holiday 0 minutes
Bhai Duj Nov 06 Holiday 0 minutes
Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi) Nov 10 Holiday 0 minutes
World Pneumonia Day Nov 12 Observance 0 minutes
World Prematurity Day Nov 17 Observance 0 minutes
International Men's Day Nov 19 Observance 0 minutes
Guru Nanak Jayanti Nov 19 Holiday 0 minutes
Guru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom Day Nov 24 Holiday 0 minutes
First Day of Hanukkah Nov 29 Observance 0 minutes
World AIDS Day Dec 01 Observance 0 minutes
Last day of Hanukkah Dec 06 Observance 0 minutes
Udhauli Dec 19 Holiday 0 minutes
Day off for Christmas Day Dec 24 Observance 0 minutes
Christmas Day Dec 25 Observance 0 minutes
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Holiday Notes

  •   International Programmers' Day usually held on 7th January or 12th or 13th September every year.
  •   Pongal celebrates around 14th January each year.
  •   World Religion Day celebrates on the third Sunday of January.
  •   Guru Govind Singh Jayanti date fixes based upon the Nanakshahi calendar. It usually falls in December or January according to the gregorian calendar.
  •   Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat is celebrated by the Jewish occurring on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat
  •   World Leprosy Day celebrates on the last Sunday of January.
  •   Vasant Panchami is a festival to celebrate the coming of the Spring season. It falls in January or February every year.
  •   Shivaji Jayanti is an optional holiday in India.
  •   Hazarat Ali's Birthday celebrates on the 13th day of the month Rajab according to the Islamic calendar. This date varies from country to country every year. Usually on this type of festival public holiday falls on the next day. Hazarat Ali's Birthday is a restricted holiday in India.
  •   Guru Ravidas Jayanti celebrates on the full moon day of the month Magh. So the date varies every year.
  •   According to Hindu Calendar, Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti falls on the 10th day of Krishna Pasha.
  •   Isra and Mi'raj are celebrated on the 27th day of Rajab Month according to the Islamic Calendar. So the date varies every year in every country.
  •   World Kidney Day celebrates on the second Thursday of March.
  •   Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri celebrates on the 13th or 14th day of the month Magha/Phalguna according to the Hindu calendar. It is a gazetted holiday in India. In other countries, Hindu religious people celebrate the day.
  •   March Equinox is the day when the duration of night & day are nearly equal.
  •   Earth Hour usually celebrates on the last Saturday of March.
  •   Holika Dahana's date follows the Hindu calendar. It is an optional holiday.
  •   Holi is a gazetted holiday in India.
  •   Chaitra Sukhladi is an optional holiday in India. In other countries it just a normal festival.
  •   Vaisakhi/Bangla New Year/Pohela Baishakh is a gazetted holiday only in Bangladesh. In other countries, people from Bangladesh/West Bengal in India celebrate this festival
  •   Rama Navami celebrates on the 9th day of the month Chaitra.
  •   Lailat al-Qadr celebrated from the evening of the 26th day of the Ramadan.
  •   Mother's Day mainly occurs on the second Sunday of the month of May.
  •   Eid al-Fitr date fixed on moon sighting so the date varies from country to country every year. In most Muslim countries, it is a public holiday.
  •   Buddha's Birthday/Vesak/Buddha Purnima usually falls on the full moon of the month Vesak. Normally it falls on the First of April or mid-time in May.
  •   Mainly Father's Day celebrates on the third Sunday of June. On this sequence this year it is on 20th June.
  •   Eid al-Adha date depends on the lunar calendar. According to the lunar calendar & moon sighting, the date varies from country to country every year.
  •   International Friendship Day worldwide celebrates on July 30. In many countries, people celebrate on the first Sunday of August.
  •   World Sight Day celebrates on the second Thursday of the month of October.
  •   Milad-un-Nabi/Mawlid/Mouloud is celebrated on the 17th Rabi' al-awwal according to the Islamic calendar. It is a public holiday in Muslim countries.
  •   It is the eve of Christmas day
  •   Christmas Day is observed throughout the world among the Christian Community