Indian Festival Calendar

The world’s largest democracy India is a multicultural society with many religions. Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Muslims, Christians and Jain’s celebrate their festivals in India.     Throughout India holidays and festivals of most religions are celebrated depending on the demographics of the area. For instance the festival of Baisakhi is predominantly a festival associated with Punjab.  While Baisakhi is celebrated by Hindus all over India on April 13th it is celebrated with a lot of fanfare in the province of Punjab.

List of Indian holidays 2017 - Plan your visit to India around holidays!

January 2017

  01 Sunday New Year 05        Thursday            Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti   13        Friday Lohri   14        Saturday Makar Sankranti   26        Thursday Republic Day  

February 2017

14       Tuesday Valentines Day 24       Friday               Maha-Shivratri

March 2017

12 - 13    Sunday Holi    20  Monday Navroz    28  Tuesday Gudi Padva

April 2017

 05  Wednesday      Ram Navami  09   Sunday             Mahavir Jayanti    11   Tuesday          Hanuman Jayanti    13   Thursday Baisakhi    

May 2017 

10      Wednesday Buddha Jayanti   09        Tuesday            Teachers Day   14      Sunday             Mothers Day

June 2017 

18       Sunday             Father's Day  25 Sunday              Id-UL-Fitr  

July 2017

09      Saturday Guru Poornima 27    Thursday        Naag Panchami

August 2017

 06     Sunday              Friendship Day    07     Monday  Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan   14    Monday           Sri Krishna Janmashtami   15     Tuesday   Independence Day                                   

September 2017

02     Saturday    Eid ul-Adha   26    Tuesday     Durga Puja  30    Saturday    Dussehra

October 2017

   02        Monday Gandhi Jayanti   22        Thursday Dusshera   08        Sunday                 Karva  Chauth   19        Thursday              Diwali   31       Tuesday              Halloween   

November 2017 

  04        Saturday Guru Nanak Jayanthi    23   Thursday          Thanksgiving Day

December 2017 

    12        Tuesday Hanukkah     25         Monday Christmas 
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Indian Festival Calendar

The world’s largest democracy India is a multicultural society with many religions. Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Muslims, Christians and Jain’s celebrate their festivals in India.     Throughout India holidays and festivals of most religions are celebrated depending on the demographics of the area. For instance the festival of Baisakhi is predominantly a festival associated with Punjab.  While Baisakhi is celebrated by Hindus all over India on April 13th it is celebrated with a lot of fanfare in the province of Punjab.

List of Indian holidays 2017 - Plan your

visit to India around holidays!

January 2017

  01  Sunday          New Year 05   Thursday       Guru Gobind Singh                                 Jayanti   13   Friday            Lohri   14   Saturday       Makar Sankranti   26   Thursday      Republic Day

February 2017

14   Tuesday Valentines Day 24   Friday               Maha-Shivratri

March 2017

12 - 13  Sunday Holi    20  Monday Navroz    28  Tuesday Gudi Padva

April 2017

 05  Wednesday      Ram Navami  09   Sunday            Mahavir Jayanti    11   Tuesday          Hanuman Jayanti    13   Thursday Baisakhi    

May 2017 

 10  Wednesday Buddha Jayanti    09  Tuesday            Teachers Day    14  Sunday             Mothers Day

June 2017 

18  Sunday            Father's Day  25  Sunday               Id-UL-Fitr  

July 2017

09    Sunday           Guru Poornima 27    Thursday        Naag Panchami

August 2017

 06   Sunday              Friendship Day    07   Monday  Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan   14  Monday           Sri Krishna Janmashtami   15   Tuesday   Independence Day                                   

September 2017

  02    Saturday    Eid ul-Adha   26    Tuesday     Durga Puja  30    Saturday    Dussehra

October 2017

   02        Monday Gandhi Jayanti   22        Thursday Dusshera   08        Sunday                 Karva  Chauth   19        Thursday              Diwali   31       Tuesday              Halloween  

 November 2017

  04   Saturday Guru Nanak                                        Jayanthi  23   Thursday          Thanksgiving Day  

 December 2017

  12   Tuesday Hanukkah   25   Monday Christmas 

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