List of Kerala Festivals

Festivals Calendar

Festivals 2016
Elephant Pageants
Adoor Gajamela
Adoor – Pathanamthitta Dist
20 Jan 2016
Pariyanampetta Pooram
Kattakulam – Palakkad Dist
20 Feb 2016
Guruvayoor Aanaottam
Guruvayoor – -Thrissur Dist
20 Feb 2016
Chinakkathoor Pooram
Palappuram – Palakkad Dist
22 Feb 2016
Uthralikavu Pooram
Wadakkancherry – Thrissur
1 Mar 2016
Parippally Gajamela
Parippally – Kollam Dist
6 Mar 2016
Peruvanam Pooram
Peruvanam – Thrissur Dist
18 Mar 2016
Arattupuzha Pooram
Arattupuzha – Thrissur Dist
21 Mar 2016
Kottakkal Pooram
Kottakkal – Malappuram Dist
3 to 8 Apr 2016
Thrissur Pooram
Thrissur Town -Thrissur Dist
17 Apr 2016
Thutha Pooram
Thutha – Palakkad
19 Apr 2016
Boat Races
Champakkulam Boat Race Champakkulam – Alappuzha Dist 20 Jun 2016
Nehru Trophy Boat Race
Punnamada – Alappuzha Dist
13 Aug 2016
Payippad Boat Race
Payippad – Alappuzha Dist
16 Sep 2016
Kumarakom Boat Race
Kumarakom – Kottayam Dist
16 Sep 2016
Aranmula Boat Race
Aranmula – Pathanamthitta Dist
17 Sep 2016
Onam
Athachamayam
Thrippunithura – Ernakulam Dist
4 Sep 2016
Thiruvonam
Celebrated all over Kerala
14 Sep 2016
Pulikali
Swaraj Round – Thrissur Dist
16 Sep 2016
Temple Festivals
Neroth Peratoor Sri Bhagavathy Kshethram Utsavam 20 to 25 Jan 2016
Avoor Utsavam
Avoor – Kollam Dist
15 to 24 Jan 2016
Thaipooya Mahotsavam
Koorkancherry – Thrissur Dist
24 Jan 2016
Thaipooya Mahotsavam
Harippad – Alappuzha
24 Jan 2016
Chettikulangara Bharani
Chettikulangara – Alappuzha Dist
13 Mar 2016
Kidangoor Balasubramaniya Swami Temple
Kidangoor – Kottayam Dist
16 to 25 Feb 2016
Machattu Mamangam
Wadakkancherry – Thrissur Dist
23 Feb 2016
Chottanikara
Chottanikara – Ernakulam Dist
23 Feb 2016
Ezharaponna Festival Ettumanur
Ettumanur – Kottayam Dist
16 Feb 2016
Jaganadha Temple
Thalassery – Kannur Dist
19 Feb to 26 Feb 2016
Guruvayoor Utsavam
Guruvayoor – Thrissur Dist
20 Feb to 29 Feb 2016
Attukal Pongala
Attukal – Thiruvananthapuram Dist
23 Feb 2016
Ananthapuram Lake Temple
Ananthapuram – Kasaragod Dist
27 Feb 2016
Puthoor Festival
Puthoor – Palakkad
18 Mar to 8 Apr 2016
Aluva Sivarathri
Aluva – Ernakulam Dist
7 Mar 2016
Thirunakkara Arattu
Thirunakkara – Kottayam Dist
23 Mar 2016
Valliyoor Kavu
Valliyoor Kavu – Wayanad Dist
14 to 27 Mar 2016
Konganpada
Chittoor – Palakkad Dist
21 Mar 2016
Loganarkavau Arattu
Vadakara – Kozhikode Dist
 22 Mar 2016
Thirumandhamkunnu Pooram
Angadipuram – Malappuram Dist
09 Apr 2016
Cherthala Karthiyayani Temple
Cherthala – Alappuzha Dist
16 to 23 Mar 2016
Malanada Kettukazhcha
Poruvazhi – Kollam Dist
25 Mar 2016
Chamayavilakku
Kottankulangara – Kollam Dist
23 to 24 Mar 2016
Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple Painkuni Utsavam
East Fort – Thiruvananthapuram Dist
23 Mar 2016
Ambalapuzha Festival
Ambalapuzha – Alappuzha Dist
24 Mar to 3 Apr 2016
Nenmara Vallangi Vela
Nenmara – Palakkad Dist
2 Apr 2016
Attuvela Mahotsavam
Vadayar – Kottaym Dist
8 Apr 2016
Kodungalloor Bharani
Kodungalloor – Thrissur Dist
9 Apr 2016
Chamakkavu Kettukazhcha
Mavelikkara – Alappuzha Dist
14 Apr 2016
Thirunelli
Thirunelli – Wayanad Dist
14 Apr 2016
Mathoor Vinayaka Temple
Thottakara – Thrissur Dist
13 to 17 Apr 2016
Kudal Manickam
Iringalakuda – Thrissur Dist
19 to 29 Apr 2016
Kottiyoor Utsavam
Kottiyoor – Kannur Dist
20 May to15 Jun 2016
Vettikode Ayilyam
Vettikode – Alappuzha Dist
21 to 27 Sep 2016
Panachikadu Festival
Panachikadu – Kottayam Dist
2 to 11 Oct 2016
Navarathri Festival
East Fort – Thiruvananthapuram Dist
2 to 11 Oct 2016
Mullackal Utsavam
Mullackal – Alappuzha Dist
2 to 11 Oct 2016
Urakam
Urakam – Kottayam Dist
11 Oct 2016
Thiruvullakavu
Cherpu – Thrissur Dist
11 Oct 2016
Thripoonithura Poornathrayesha Temple
Thripoonithura – Ernakulam Dist
25 Oct 2016
Mannarasala Ayilyam
Mannarasala – Alappuzha Dist
24 Oct 2016
Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple Alpashy Utsavam
East Fort – Thiruvananthapuram Dist
7 Nov 2016
Kalpathi Ratholsavam
Kalpathi – Palakkkad Dist
13 – 15 Nov 2016
Payyannoor Subramaniya Swami Temple
Payyannoor – Kannur Dist
16 Nov 2016
Kadampuzha Devi Temple
Kadampuzha – Malappuram Dist
12 Dec 2016
Parassinikadavu, Kannur
Parassinikadavu, Kannur
1 Dec 2016
Vaikathashtami Festival
Vaikom – Kottayam Dist
22 Nov 2016
Guruvayoor Ekadasi
Guruvayoor – Thrissur Dist
21 Feb to 1 Mar 2016
Mullackal Cherappu
Mullackal – Alappuzha Dist
16 to 26 Dec 2016
Theyyam
Kuttikkol Thampuratty Theyyam
Kuttikkol – Kasaragod Dist
24 to 27 Feb 2016
Muchilottu Kavu Theyyam
Muchilottu – Kannur Dist
10 to 18 Apr 2016
Perumthitta Tharavad Kottamkuzhy
Kottamkuzhy – Kasaragod Dist
6 to15 Dec 2016
Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothasthanam
Kanathoor – Kasaragod Dist
29 Dec 2015 to 2 Jan 2016
28 Dec 2016 to 1 Jan 2017
Rituals
Othara Patayani
Othara – Pathanamthitta Dist
13 Apr 2016
Kadammanitta Patayani
Kadammanitta – Pathanamthitta Dist
14 to 21 Apr 2016
Njangattiri Aanayoottu
Pattambi – Palakkad Dist
22 Jul 2016
Neelamperoor Patayani
Neelamperoor – Kottayam Dist
29 Sep 2016
Attangyeru at Thirumandhamkunnu
Angadippuram Malappuram Dist
17 Oct 2016
Christian Festivals
Feast of St. Sebastian
St. Mary’s Forane Church
Athirampuzha – Kottayam Dist
19 to 25 Jan 2016
Arthungal Perunnal
Arthungal – Alappuzha Dist
20 Jan 2016
Palm Sunday
Celebrated all over Kerala
20 Mar 2016
Easter
Celebrated all over Kerala
27 Mar 2016
Puthunjayar
St. Thomas Church
Malayattoor – Ernakulam Dist
3 Apr 2016
Edathuva
Edathuva – Alappuzha Dist
27 Apr to 27 May 2016
Palayoor Church
Palayoor – Thrissur Dist
6 to 7 May 2016
Puthupally Perunal
St. George Orthodox Church,
Puthupally – Kottayam Dist
6 to 7 May 2016
Manarcad Perunnal, Kottayam Manarcad – Kottayam Dist 1 to 8 Sep 2016
Feast of Vallarpadathamma
Vallarpadam Church, Kochi
Vallarpadam – Kochi, Ernakulam Dist
16 to 24 Sep 2016
Aduppootty St. George Orthodox Church Perunal
Kunnakulam – Thrissur Dist
27 to 28 Oct 2016
Parumala Perunnal
Parumala – Pathanamthitta Dist
2 Nov 2016
Vettukadu Perunnal
(Feast of Christ the King)
Vettukad – Thiruvananthapuram Dist
15 to 22 Nov 2016
St Mary’s Church Parel
Changanassery – Kottayam Dist
30 Nov to 8 Dec 2016
Christmas
Celebrated all over Kerala
25 Dec 2016
Muslim Festivals
Kanjiramattom Nercha
Kanjiramattom – Ernakulam Dist
15 Jan 2016
Pattambi Nercha
Pattambi – Palakkad Dist
6 March 2016
Other Festivals
Swathi Sangitholsavam
East Fort – Thiruvananthapuram Dist
6 to12 Jan 2016
Vishu
Celebrated all over Kerala
14 Apr 2016
Navarathri Sangitholsavam
Thiruvananthapuram
East Fort – Thiruvananthapuram Dist
1 to10 Oct 2016
Vallathol Jayanthi Varshikam, Kalamandalam
Kerala Kalamandalam – Thrissur Dist
9 to 10 Nov 2016
Chembai Sangitholsavam
Guruvayur – Thrissur Dist
25 Nov to 10 Dec 2016