India Festival Dates

Here are the dates for the major festivals in India, and any of these can be incorporated into a customized itinerary. Please see our itinerary which can be adapted so that you can see any of these festivals:

25 December 2019 - 15 January 2020

Mamallapuram Dance

Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu
11- 12 January 2020

Camel Festival

Bikaner, Rajasthan
15 - 18 January 2020

Pongal

South India
19 - 22 January 2020

Modhera Dance Festival

Modhera, Gujarat
23 - 27 January 2020

Jaipur Literature Festival

Jaipur, Rajasthan
26 - 30 January 2020

Uttarayan Kite Festival

Gujarat
30 January - 2 February 2020

Nagaur Fair

Nagaur, Rajasthan
1 - 3 February 2020

Konark Dance Festival

Konark, Odisha
4 February 2020

Adoor Gajamela

Adoor, Kerala
7 - 9 February 2020

Desert Festival

Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
8 February 2020

Thai Pusam

Various locations
17 - 22 February 2020

World Sacred Spirit Festival - Nagaur

Nagaur, Rajasthan
17 - 22 February 2020

World Sacred Spirit Festival - Jodhpur

Jodhpur, Rajasthan
21 February 2020

Bhavnath Mahadev Fair

Bhavnath, Gujarat
25 February - 3 March 2020

Khajuraho Dance Festival

Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
4 March 2020

Parippally Gajamela

Kollam, Kerala
9 March 2020

Holi

Various locations
10 - 12 March 2020

Hola Mohalla

Anandpur Sahib, Punjab
21 March - 6 April 2020

Karauli Cattle Fair

Karauli, Rajasthan
14 - 20 April 2020

Bihu

Assam
3 May 2020

Thrissur Pooram

Thrissur, Kerala
23 June 2020

Puri Rath Yatra

Puri, Odisha
30 June - 1 July 2020

Hemis Festival

Hemis, Ladakh
18 - 19 July 2020

Phyang Festival

Phyang, Ladakh
10 August 2020

Nehru Trophy Boat Race

Punnamada Lake, Kerala
10 - 15 October 2020

Rajasthan International Folk Festival

Jodhpur, Rajasthan
22 - 26 October 2020

Durga Puja

Various locations
26 October 2020

Dushehra Mysore

Mysore, Karnataka
26 October 2020

Dussehra Festival

Various locations
12 November 2020

Dev Deepawali

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
14 November 2020

Diwali

Various locations
22 - 30 November 2020

Pushkar Fair

Pushkar, Rajasthan
26 November - 3 December 2020

Bateshwar Fair

Bateshwar, Uttar Pradesh
1 - 10 December 2020

Hornbill Festival

Nagaland
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