Upcoming Festivals and Holidays in India in 2023
India is a land of diverse cultures and traditions, and this is reflected in the many festivals that are celebrated throughout the year. Each festival has its own unique significance, but they all share a common goal: to bring people together and celebrate the rich culture of India.
Here is a list of some of the major festivals that will be celebrated in India in 2023:
New Year: January 1
Makar Sankranti: January 14
Basant Panchami: January 26
Mahashivratri: February 18
Chaitra Navratri: March 22-April 2
Ram Navami: March 30
Hindu New Year: October 15
Nag Panchami: August 21
Janmashtami: September 7
Dussehra: October 24
Diwali: November 12
Chhath Puja: November 19
These are just a few of the many festivals that will be celebrated in India in 2023. For more information on specific festivals, please visit the websites of the respective state governments or cultural organizations.
List of Indian Festivals
The list of the Indian festivals mentioned below are stated in the following order:
State- Specific Festivals of India
The state-specific Indian festivals are listed below:
List of Indian Festivals
Dasara, Ugadi, Deccan Festival, Brahmotsavam
Reh, Boori Boot, Myoko, Dree, Pongtu, Losar, Murung, Solang, Mopin, Monpa festival
Ambubachi, Bhogali Bihu, Baishagu, Dehing Patkai
Chhath Puja, Bihula
Maghi Purnima, Bastar Dussehra
Sunburn festival, Ladain, Mando
Navratri, Janmashtami, Kutch Utsav, Uttarayana
Rakhadumni, Gochi Festival
Jammu and Kashmir
Har Navami, Chhari, Bahu Mela, Dosmoche,
Karam Utsav, Holi, Rohini, Tusu
Mysore Dasara, Ugadi
Lok-rang Utsav, Tejaji, Khujaraho festival
Nongkrem festival, Khasis festival, Wangla, Sajibu Cheiraoba
Ganesh Utsav, Gudi Padva
Yaoshang, Porag, Chavang Kut
Hornbill festival, Moatsu Festival
Rath Yatra, Raja Parba, Nukahai
Gangaur, Teej, Bundi
Losar, Saga Dawa
Pongal, Thaipusam, Natyanjali Festival
Ram Navmi, Ganga Mahotsav, Navaratri, Khichdi
Holi: The festival of colors that brings people together.
Diwali: The festival of lights that celebrates good over evil.
Navratri: The festival of nine nights that honors the goddess Durga.
Raksha Bandhan: The festival of rakhi that celebrates the bond between siblings.
Ganesh Chaturthi: The festival of Ganesha that celebrates the birth of the elephant-headed god.
Janmashtami: The festival of Krishna's birthday that celebrates the birth of the mischievous god.
Maha Shivratri: The festival of Shiva that celebrates the union of Shiva and Shakti.
Makar Sankranti: The festival of the sun that marks the end of winter.
Onam: The harvest festival that celebrates the harvest season