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Upcoming Festivals and Holidays in India in 2024

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.

Upcoming Festivals and Holidays in India in 2024

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Discover the Hindu Calendar 2024: Festivals, Tithi, and Holidays

Festivals and Holidays in January 2024:

  • Jan 01, Monday: New Year's Day

  • Jan 12, Friday: Birthday of Swami Vivekananda

  • Jan 14, Sunday: Makar Sankranti

  • Jan 15, Monday: Pongal

  • Jan 16, Tuesday: Vassi Uttarayan

  • Jan 17, Wednesday: Guru Govindsingh’s Birthday

  • Jan 24, Wednesday: Hazarat Ali’s Birthday

  • Jan 26, Friday: Republic Day (Public Holiday)

 

Festivals and Holidays in February 2024:

  • Feb 14, Wednesday: Basant Panchami

  • Feb 19, Monday: Chhatrapati Shivaji Jayanti

  • Feb 24, Saturday: Guru Ravidas Jayanti, Shab-e-Barat

 

Festivals and Holidays in March 2024:

  • Mar 05, Tuesday: Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti

  • Mar 08, Friday: Maha Shivaratri

  • Mar 22, Friday: Bihar Diwas

  • Mar 24, Sunday: Holika Dahan

  • Mar 25, Monday: Holi

  • Mar 29, Friday: Good Friday

  • Mar 31, Sunday: Easter

 

Festivals and Holidays in April 2024:

  • Apr 01, Monday: Annual Closing of Accounts

  • Apr 05, Friday: Jamat-Ul-Vida, Shab-E-Qadr

  • Apr 09, Tuesday: Ugadi, Cheti Chand, Gudi Padwa

  • Apr 11, Thursday: Eid-Ul-Fitr

  • Apr 14, Sunday: Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Jayanti, Tamil New Year

  • Apr 15, Monday: Bengali New Year's Day

  • Apr 17, Wednesday: Ram Navmi

  • Apr 21, Sunday: Mahavir Jayanti

  • Apr 22, Monday: Hatkeshvar Jayanti

  • Apr 23, Tuesday: Hanuman Jayanti

 

Festivals and Holidays in May 2024:

  • May 01, Wednesday: May Day

  • May 07, Tuesday: Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti

  • May 10, Friday: Parashuram Jayanti, Akshaya Tritiya

  • May 12, Sunday: Shree Shankaracharya Jayanti

  • May 23, Thursday: Budha Purnima

 

Festivals and Holidays in June 2024:

  • Jun 06, Thursday: Vat Savitri Vrat

  • Jun 17, Monday: Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)

  • Jun 22, Saturday: Kabir Jayanti

 

Festivals and Holidays in July 2024:

  • Jul 07, Sunday: Ratha Yathra

  • Jul 17, Wednesday: Muharram

  • Jul 21, Sunday: Guru Purnima

 

Festivals and Holidays in August 2024:

  • Aug 07, Wednesday: Hariyali Teej

  • Aug 15, Thursday: Parsi New Year Day, Independence Day

  • Aug 19, Monday: Raksha Bandhan

  • Aug 26, Monday: Krishna Janmashtami

  • Aug 27, Tuesday: Nand Utsav

 

Festivals and Holidays in September 2024:

  • Sep 06, Friday: Hartalika Teej

  • Sep 07, Saturday: Ganesh Chaturthi

  • Sep 08, Sunday: Rishi Panchami

  • Sep 15, Sunday: Onam

  • Sep 16, Monday: Vishwakarma Jayanti, Milad-Un-Nabi

  • Sep 17, Tuesday: Anant Chaturdashi

  • Sep 21, Saturday: Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi

 

Festivals and Holidays in October 2024:

  • Oct 02, Wednesday: Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi, Mahalaya

  • Oct 03, Thursday: Durga Puja Ghatasthapan

  • Oct 10, Thursday: Maha Saptami

  • Oct 11, Friday: Maha Ashtami, Maha Navami

  • Oct 12, Saturday: Dussehra

  • Oct 16, Wednesday: Lakshmi Puja

  • Oct 17, Thursday: Sharad Purnima, Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti

  • Oct 20, Sunday: Karva Chauth

  • Oct 29, Tuesday: Dhanteras

  • Oct 31, Thursday: Kali Puja, Diwali, Naraka Chaturdashi

 

Festivals and Holidays in November 2024:
  • Nov 02, Saturday: Gujarati New Year

  • Nov 03, Sunday: Bhai Dooj

  • Nov 07, Thursday: Chhath Puja

  • Nov 10, Sunday: Akshaya Navami

  • Nov 15, Friday: Dev Diwali, Guru Nanak's Birthday, Kartika Purnima

 

Festivals and Holidays in December 2024:
  • Dec 01, Sunday: Govardhan Puja

  • Dec 11, Wednesday: Shrimad Bhagwad Gita Jayanti

  • Dec 24, Tuesday: Christmas Eve

  • Dec 25, Wednesday: Christmas

  • Dec 31, Tuesday: New Year's Eve

 

Celebrate the diversity of traditions and mark your calendar for these significant moments in 2024. Wishing you a year filled with joy, prosperity, and spiritual fulfillment!

 

List of Indian Festivals

The list of the Indian festivals mentioned below are stated in the following order:

  1. State-specific

  2. Season-specific

State- Specific Festivals of India

The state-specific Indian festivals are listed below:

State
List of Indian Festivals
Andhra Pradesh
Dasara, Ugadi, Deccan Festival, Brahmotsavam
Arunachal Pradesh
Reh, Boori Boot, Myoko, Dree, Pongtu, Losar, Murung, Solang, Mopin, Monpa festival
Assam
Ambubachi, Bhogali Bihu, Baishagu, Dehing Patkai
Bihar
Chhath Puja, Bihula
Chhattisgarh
Maghi Purnima, Bastar Dussehra
Goa
Sunburn festival, Ladain, Mando
Gujarat
Navratri, Janmashtami, Kutch Utsav, Uttarayana
Himachal Pradesh
Rakhadumni, Gochi Festival
Haryana
Baisakhi
Jammu and Kashmir
Har Navami, Chhari, Bahu Mela, Dosmoche,
Jharkhand
Karam Utsav, Holi, Rohini, Tusu
Karnataka
Mysore Dasara, Ugadi
Kerala
Onam, Vishu
Madhya Pradesh
Lok-rang Utsav, Tejaji, Khujaraho festival
Meghalaya
Nongkrem festival, Khasis festival, Wangla, Sajibu Cheiraoba
Maharashtra
Ganesh Utsav, Gudi Padva
Manipur
Yaoshang, Porag, Chavang Kut
Mizoram
Chapcharkut Festival
Nagaland
Hornbill festival, Moatsu Festival
Odisha
Rath Yatra, Raja Parba, Nukahai
Punjab
Lohri, Baisakhi
Rajasthan
Gangaur, Teej, Bundi
Sikkim
Losar, Saga Dawa
Tamil Nadu
Pongal, Thaipusam, Natyanjali Festival
Telangana
Bonalu, Bathukamma
Tripura
Kharchi Puja
West Bengal
Durga Puja
Uttaranchal
Ganga Dussehra
Uttar Pradesh
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

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